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DADDY PAPERSURFER IS HONOURED – a short play

Opening scene [DP on the sofa. Enter Lo, she is a terrible Goddess, stage right.] TG – Don’t forget that the Queen has offered you a Knighthood DP. DP – The hood of a Knight? Excellent – it’s getting a tad chilly, tee hee. No, I haven’t forgotten. [The TG exits, stage left.  DP continues […]

HISTORY LESSON – 5

Post it notes. The first postage stamp was the Penny Black introduced in 1840. This stamp in pristine condition can be worth £2000. When left in a pocket of your jeans and put through a 40C wash it is then worth less than its original value. There remains an old statute from 1869 that if […]