Tag Archives: New York

Some more Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: A tall, fine-looking man in a grey suit cut by an angel suddenly stood up from a small table by the wall and walked … Continue reading

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Some of Crush’s spare names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: uppity, telescopic, poufed, haughty, premorse, monomaniacal, kenotic, retiary, and bouncy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! I just received an email from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Crush picks up her pen again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one that just sat on the host’s Stradivarius viola which he had stupidly left on the sofa. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A short email this morning from Veronica Crush, writer from the … Continue reading

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Veronica and the spare characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: exploding whiteness on high, a badly painted azure and cream backdrop, falling scallops of spiteful ice, and horizontal slices of slimy orange and obscene pink as evening encroaches. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I received an … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one playing Fly Me to the Moon on the grand piano with his trunk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Fasten my twelve girl.’ ‘Snow snow, woe woe…’ ‘I’m gonna tell down above me…’ … Continue reading

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Crush in the rain and wind…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sounds are those of near bees and distant lawnmowers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had an email this morning from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4573…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Orson Welles balancing pool cues on our chins outside a New York bar in 1948. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, good morning Sisters, now, first of … Continue reading

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