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Football for Surrealists. No 2…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for the experts to work out how to make lots and lots of money from the climate catastrophe and the end of civilisation. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A couple of weeks ago I posted something … Continue reading

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Look, here’s a photo I took yesterday…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is good. There will be plenty of money for us bankers, right up to the point when the planet kills all the humans off. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I got on the bus back from … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for the markets to show remarkable and unprecedented gains as the world’s wildlife dies out. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You are in the samey samey now girl!’ ‘I don’t wanna be there babe, it’s all … Continue reading

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Ps, Bs, and Kebabs…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for economic growth to peak magnificently just as the earth decides to crawl away and die. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took, er, excuse me, captured, back in March. Hm… I’m not … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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Cherub, scarab, and arse…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for people to alternately clutch banknotes to their chests and jingle their coins in their pockets. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from last year, it was probably taken round about October time. I … Continue reading

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Distant galaxies, or just bird shit?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arcanum, araeometer, arbalest, aptote, archegonium, argand, and beslubber. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for the rouble bubble to antagonise the ducking dinar and for the Hong Kong dollar to scurry off into a corner and read a thick book. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘We might eat some fudge.’ … Continue reading

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Parry launched himself across…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bulging wallets to feel reassuringly smooth and warm to the touch, and the people over there, standing in the rain at the bus stop, to appear as amusing pawns in this … Continue reading

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Rambling around big town – small town…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for having lots of money to be very very nice, and having only a little money to be really awful and miserable – happily no change in this is expected in the … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and dirty water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to grow on trees and for bankers to snuggle up and roll about in large heaps of gold coins and large denomination paper currency. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other morning I was … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for figures on bank statements to spin before the eyes and ATMs to snap at plump finger-ends. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What now? Charming chow mein?’ ‘Nigel! Nigel! A comb!…’ ‘It’s a good point for … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to tremble in their shoes, and for coins to jingle in pockets slightly more quietly than usual. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 364. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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No, you see, what I should have said was…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for pockets with coins in to be openly laughed at, and thick wads of high denomination banknotes to be cherished in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is I believe a common thing that … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for Euros to become smug, Yuan to become surly, Dollars to frown, and the Rouble to take up tap dancing. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It’s all kinds of com-crap Seth, chill out!’ ‘Now I’m a … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for rich people to be thin and healthy and poor people to be really really fat and ugly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No no, I’m not laughing at you!’ ‘You want deja?…’ ‘I paint athletics.’ … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4673…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to be nice, and no money to be, well, unthinkable – how about another glass or two of this fine port My Lord?… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s a mail art postcard. … Continue reading

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Messing with letters – the great Blocksmith failure…

But first, Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for Sterling to be suspended and in the interim rashers of bacon will be used as banknotes and dried figs as coins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4597…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to purr when you stroke them and for loose coins to become warm in the trouser pocket. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Mr World…’ ‘Yes?…’ ‘How was your weekend?’ ‘Well it all went … Continue reading

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‘You were very quick, didn’t you see the exhibition?…’

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to become even more chubby, coins to become ridiculous, and for stocks and shares to become rather slimy to the touch. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, lying in bed this morning (I notice … Continue reading

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