Category Archives: Hull.UK.

Rambling on about UFOs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Michaelmas mauve, rope russet, Yucatan yellow, broiling blue, guppy green, frozen fawn, piglet purple, and broomstick brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Unidentified flying objects – UFOs. I’ve always like the idea of those; ever since I … Continue reading

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I think I’ll call it ‘A grand view of the river’…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1935-1965 novel Despair: The train glided off. Beaming and bawling, Ardalion (drunk) all but tumbled out of the window. Lydia, a lamb in leopard’s clothes, trotted alongside the carriage almost … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one in the black sequined ball gown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 359. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got in a fight with a classical violin street … Continue reading

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It’s a community thing Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is: one evening, when it is convenient, close your eyes and squat down on your haunches for a full five minutes; then, with your eyes still closed, see if you can hop around the … Continue reading

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Mayo fresh off the train…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: milk mauve, bouncing buff, trumpet turquoise, bluff blue, practical pink, and elementary ebony. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Thursday afternoon it was persisting down with cold sleety rain; I nipped under the arches into … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1937-40 novel Despair: And those pines facing me, with their bark resembling reddish snakeskin drawn on tight, and their green fur which the wind was stroking the wrong way; and … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unscrew the square inspection plate ‘X’ from the main trunk and stand it to one side; reach inside and carefully snip the green, blue, and black wires – you must not snip … Continue reading

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