Tag Archives: Hull Surrealist League

Ah, those super Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather nice name for a fish is – the smelt. (smelt) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Veronica Crush (writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree surgeon and heir … Continue reading

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Crush and the paper A sizes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: raptor russet, floppy fawn, bellicose blue, gremlin green, snogging sage, and that sort of indefinable pale cream colour of that old piece of skirting board in the bathroom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s a PDF!… … Continue reading

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Doom in a sandwich…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: burnt burgundy, leaping lemon, reckless russet, manky mauve, bottle blue, fabulous fawn and godforsaken green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Thursday, yes, yesterday afternoon it was, in the middle of town, near the still fenced-off … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and the Americano…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature clouds like the snowy heads of old gentlemen, suspended aerial droplets the size of duck eggs, circular gusts of bright blue wind, and thick cut marmalade available in the sky towards evening. … Continue reading

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Doom in the privet…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the annoyingly odd spelling of the word rhythm… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, Monday afternoon, I was walking up a busy road in the middle of an area of Dulltown frequented by university … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in the night…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting on about his recent holiday in Zambia. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, anyway, at 3.30 this morning the phone rang; I knew it would be bad news. Yes, a drunken … Continue reading

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Doom and the pipes…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s giant panda is the one smoking a cigar in the back of that shiny black Rolls Royce. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Tooting on pan pipes in the street is alright I suppose, but I’m not very keen on … Continue reading

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