Category Archives: Rioting

High finance…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Myst all critey’ – a spoonerism, apparently popular in Australia and New¬†Zealand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Mummy…’ ‘Yes dear?’ ‘Money…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘Mummy, suppose I had five thousand pounds…’ ‘Alright then dear, suppose you had.’ ‘…and I … Continue reading

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A Puzzle for Poirot…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to jog into town, but gallop like a horse and whinny occasionally as you go. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m not that keen on the crime novels of Agatha Christie; she writes well, but it’s all … Continue reading

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Elementary politics and economics from Clive and Bob…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘bonny-clabber’ – milk naturally clotted on souring. ‘Don’t you dare put that bonny-clabber in my tea… you, you, wanton seamstress!’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, now that we are in power how do we manage … Continue reading

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Art in Leeds…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Confessio’ – In early medieval churches a subterranean chamber or recess located below or near the altar and sheltering a relic. I have one in the cupboard under my stairs; I’m hoping … Continue reading

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But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of an old green and white Penguin Raymond Chandler novel that has a battered tea stained cover, and yellowed dog-eared pages. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> All around the countries of the Middle East young people … Continue reading

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So, are you going rioting tonight?

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s very funny joke is the one about the banker and the corkscrew. Oh, how we laughed…. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what’s all this rioting about then? It’s like a school classroom. It is obvious that if the … Continue reading

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