Tag Archives: Hull – UK City of Culture 2017

This is not art. No. 20…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (published 1980): Patrolman Mancuso had put on the tights before the sergeant, who had pushed him out of the precinct and told … Continue reading

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So, where do you want to meet?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unwrap the membrane and lay it out on a flat, yielding and welcoming surface such as a lush lawn, or a dewy meadow with wild flowers; use the iron stakes (supplied) to … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: bunker black, oracle orange, gush green, broomstick brown, yawning yellow, panic purple, and rocket red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 336. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away polishing my … 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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The PCCP in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured vegetable is the dusty and morose sweet potato slouching against a full carton of milk on the kitchen worktop. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well dear reader, I hope you are not easily upset by what the TV … Continue reading

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Now then, this ‘Blade’ thing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the roar of a tiger. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now then, this ‘Blade’ thing… Yes, it’s part of the Dulltown UK City of Culture 2017 of course. It seems that … Continue reading

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Pictures at a noisy exhibition…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Justin Bieber lookalike triplets, Clarence, Betty, and Joan Thadge – come on in, flop onto the big sofa, and be as cool as you like… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As part of the Dulltown … Continue reading

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