Rather,he is one of a growing band of madcap eccentrics who have taken up extreme ironing,dedicated men and women who enjoy the challenge of finding the dottiest
or scariest places to set up their ironing board.
As, though much less so, are two Spanish-language films, Mexico's ``Y Tu Mama Tambien'' and Spain's ``Talk to Her,'' that even the dottiest
academy members should know by now are criminally ineligible for this year's foreign language film race.
His pictures are funnily fond, and only a few degrees dottier than the dottiest
of Rudyard Kipling and H.
There was also a rather wonderful silver basket (circa 1670) which must be the dottiest
piece of extravagance ever dreamed up, since this beautiful ly made object was trivialised by using it as a container for Ducal baby clothes.
And first up for one of the country's dottiest
and most engaging managers, is an old haunt that knocks spots off the seafront funfair's ghost train.
In his memoirs Some You Win, Julian Wilson wrote of Meacock: 'He wore a battered trilby hat, smoked incessantly through a cigarette-holder, scattering ash indiscriminately, wrote unintelligible poetry and was quite the dottiest
man that I had ever met