Category Archives: Hull.UK.

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to carefully tack the floppy liner down onto a stout board and stand it vertically against a wall, a tree, or a fence; have some baskets of garlic handy and make sure you … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – He was as happy as two sandboys… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No, I think it is plom David…’ ‘It was a non-G bear?’ ‘Join in a while with a leading heart!’ ‘Eye-vade, eye-vade, … Continue reading

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Running from the mannequins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘teleology’. I dare you to look it up – that sort of thing makes me shudder! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from about a year ago. … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: handjar, hanch, hamshackle, hamose, handy-dandy, hanuman, and zorgite. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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It started with just a battery on the pavement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘realm’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what about these artists who make simulacra of, or produce images of, ordinary things in the world so expertly that it makes … Continue reading

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Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one going round annoying everyone trying to sell them insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 341. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had jackdaws on my finials. A … Continue reading

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Doom and the vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a golf ball dropping down a hole. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One of my favourite cafes is the one on the north-east side of the square called … Continue reading

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