Tag Archives: The Hull Surrealist League

Doom and the priest in the dim cupboard…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Dancing Men by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: (Watson) I looked in amazement at the absurd hieroglyphics upon the paper. “Why, Holmes, it is a … Continue reading

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Coffee and Mayonnaise…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word lurid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Last Thursday afternoon I was sitting in my favourite cafe; I was listening very carefully to the barely discernible snatches of customers’ conversation … Continue reading

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Doom in church…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the zebra lionfish, the temperate perch, the tripod fish, the pigfish, the jewel tetra, and the cuckoo wrasse. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Beverley Minster is a beautiful and large ancient church; ‘minster’ is what … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Lord Lyon King of Arms – the chief herald in Scotland. (L L K of A) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in a hole…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s anteater is the one that’s gone vegetarian and only eats finely chopped walnuts and raisins now. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was last Thursday afternoon. I was walking around town peering in various cafe windows looking for the … Continue reading

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Adverb dunking with Doom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like Donald Trump’s mind – not a very good pourer, but surprisingly capacious. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had just nipped down the road to get a nine-pack of toilet rolls … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and dirty water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to grow on trees and for bankers to snuggle up and roll about in large heaps of gold coins and large denomination paper currency. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other morning I was … Continue reading

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