Tag Archives: The Hull Surrealist League

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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Dirty Doom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: garrulous grey, mocking mauve, Yuletide yellow, bamboo blue, crenellated crimson, and buttermilk burgundy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was last Friday evening, the sky was beginning to darken; I was walking back from town. As I … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise rubs elbow…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word topiary. (T) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As it is currently UK City of Culture here, there is an open-topped double-decker bus you can go on which takes you … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole published in 1980: Ignatius to Patrolman Mancuso: This city (New Orleans) is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, … Continue reading

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A good time…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: violin violet, rumba red, gross green, despicable damson, ghastly gold, and Utah yellow. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A cardboard tube with a splash of US stamps and an unnecessary number of airmail stickers arrived … Continue reading

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The surprising Doom coincidence…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s little quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Tyrants Destroyed (1938): But, believe it or not, he impressed people with his mediocrity as others do with their talent. This could be applied to many of … Continue reading

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Some more Crush characters in the post…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: Zuni, Zoophorus, Zoilism, zopilote, zwitterion, zoea, and blawort. 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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