I was born in Kingston-upon-Hull. That's what it says on my passport. You'll know it as Hull. And if you're a true local you'll drop the H. If you ever pitch up there, the chances are you're not passing through; it's not on the way to anywhere
(except Rotterdam) and, despite its City of Culture status it's still better known for white phone boxes than William Wilberforce. And, of course, tenfoots.
How about Philip Larkin and The Housemartins? Not to forget The Watersons, of course. Never been but would like to.ReplyDelete
Mick Ronson, Tom Courtenay, Maureen Lipman...Delete
Then there's "Land of Green Ginger", one of the best 70s Play for Todays.ReplyDelete
And also back in the 90s Hull City had a strong contender for Britain's worst ever football kit:
Written by Alan Plater: another Hully Gully.Delete