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ROYAL MAIL GIVES AWAY FREE STAMPS!

The snow had all sorts of effects here in Scotland (another three inches busy glittering this morning). It closed schools and colleges for several days. It led to "accidents on untreated roads". It led to more "untreated roads". In fact, the road where we live has not yet had a treat.

However, there were some beneficial effects, too. Among these was the free stamps.

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CHRISTMAS IS A-GOING OUT

Every time it's the same. You look forward to the rest -- the bit where all the shops shut, the dark draws in and you can down tools. And then it starts.

It's hard work. It's harder work than working.

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A TOUCH OF SSD

It's been a fever of folding and labelling and stamping, and more folding and more printing. And then -- disaster!

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IF I DON'T MAKE MY MEANING PLAIN

'Oh now I have hit it,' said Don Quixote; 'thou wouldst say thou art so docile, tractable, and gentle that thou wilt take what I say to thee, and submit to what I teach thee.'

Except there are many Sancho-Panza Poets who won't.

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DEADLY RECKONING

I wish I didn't find it deadly. But I do.

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THE WORD ON THE GRATTON STREET

Have you forgotten the Sphinx FEATURES AND INTERVIEWS section of the website? Check out latest interview with pamphlet publisher, Ian Davidson.

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