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July 4, 2012

July 4th

by 3arn0wl

is Independents’ Day in Poppleton!

Gaia Daley was offering complimentary toast for breakfast;

There’s a free screening this afternoon @ the Picturehouse;

And a digestif on the house @ the Dew Drop Inn after dinner.

But,  perhaps most excitingly of all,  throughout the day Fred’s Treads are having a car boot sale!


May 4, 2012

… and with thy spirit.

by 3arn0wl

Flic had decided to screen all six films.
It was going to be a very long knight @ the Picturehouse.

February 26, 2012

Play the five tones

by 3arn0wl

Risking a second encounter – which perhaps ought to be classified as their first proper date – the Darling-Deeres arranged to meet for a TGIF drink after work in the Dew Drop Inn.

Thinking they were getting on well enough, Jenny suggested going over to watch whatever Flic Weston was showing at the Picturehouse. They managed to nab one of the lovers’ seats at the back, so it looks like they’re in for a ….. ………

December 14, 2011

Sages leave your contemplation

by 3arn0wl

Term’s ended at Chorley Uni. and the students are going down to spend Christmas with their families.

The Old Library in Poppleton has been enlightened! (Antonín Biskup has drawn up plans to convert it into a small cinema and café, and Flic. Weston’s hoping to open up for business early in the New Year).

And Barry Frier is contemplating using fresh sage leaves in his pasta today!

October 16, 2011

Middle 8

by 3arn0wl

Jack Evans never ceases to be amazed at the sheer diversity of ‘stuff’ that people bring to sell – that others are eager to buy – at auction:

A ‘theatre of’ drop-down seats was snapped up by Flic. Weston.

Cook Cakes had her eye on a set of good quality kitchen knives, but was outbid.

There was fierce bidding on an antique clockwork train too, and Phil Anyould was chuffed to bits to’ve got it.

But no one could really understand why there was so much interest in a fragment of manuscript from the 80s song, The Ides of October. It didn’t do that well in the charts.

October 6, 2011


by 3arn0wl

Gerry Wainwright has been pouring molten metal into moulds. She’s founding a bronze, 3D, tactile map of Poppleton, commissioned by the Rotary Club for the Market Square.

Grace Merryweather found a clue in a note on her father’s desk yesterday.  Even though it was upside down, it was easy to read the elegant handwriting in blue fountain pen ink.  It simply read, “ǝɹıɥsʞɹo⅄ oʇ ǝuoפ”, but she comprehended.

And on the day that Thomas Edison showed his first motion picture, Flic. Weston is laying plans to establish an independent cinema in Poppleton – she’s got her eye on the old library building.

Now,  if only Lilly Watts could find her spectacles…