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DT 30594

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30594

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Ottawa, where we are experiencing a mixed bag of weather conditions – warmish, coolish, sunny, cloudy, wet, dry – sometimes all on the same day.

I think the single pun tells us this is not a Campbell production, so I believe X-Type has made another appearance – and he is in fine form indeed.… Continue reading

A date for your diary…

25th January 2025

The Blog will be celebrating its sixteenth birthday next January 28th 2025. With help from the Guardians of the Blog (Cryptic Sue, MrK, Gazza and Prolixic)as well as John and Jane “Elgar” I am reviving the Big Dave Birthday Bash and want to bring it to the attention of as many of you as possible.

If you would like to see what we have got up to in the past have a look at the gallery here

The nearest Saturday to the actual date is 25th January 2025 and I have spoken (well emailed) the venue we have used in the past, The Bridge House in Little Venice, and they are happy to reserve us an area in their recently renovated pub as in previous years.… Continue reading