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Rachel McCormack @R_McCormack Glasgow or a train

'so imbued with diva-shipness they'd have to dig the Queen Mother up to launch you with the required respect.' On Radio 4 #bbctkc Chasing The Dram out now

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Joined Twitter 12/12/08


Just in case anyone is wondering how bad discounting is for authors. One title of mine sold over 13,000 copies in 6… https://t.co/SRunFSVphy
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackI’m currently sitting in a church in Jamaica and the priest’s sermon is on exclusion and Windrush scandal in Britai… https://t.co/e4PEOaEz2I
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @holland_tom My condolences Tom.A furious, eloquent consideration of the structural violence perpetrated by a "dead-eyed zombie government" (and th… https://t.co/IsD77ZqsHc
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @anghyflawn @ScottishLit Don't be daft Pavel, that doesn't happen in Edinburgh.And now she's swanning round the country being important as she's found a policy that will get her attention. Whoppee.Yeah and the new path worked out so well she was desperate to get her seat back as if it was right, illegally overs… https://t.co/krQd7vogN8 @ScottishLit Oh God. What a soulless place Edinburgh has become. @ScottishLit What's happened now?Brexit's going well I see. https://t.co/lZPfF8g0akWhatever "side" you think you are on....this is awful. Masked people trying to stop her speaking? This is intimida… https://t.co/K1wbaBOM6s
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @LoreleiKing It's a nightmare L, almost every single thing that will affect England will cause even more damage up… https://t.co/dUmUn3HfPMHow Brexit will affect the creative industries (clue; badly) Can we leave now Scotland? https://t.co/g9SFtVSjNs @FisunGuner Am really not surprised at all.The Spanish outside Catalonia are finally beginning to worry about democracy. https://t.co/KJJ8WKOtvSWonder if this still happens. . . https://t.co/VWlUihoB7rSeriously what in the name of the wee man has happened to Scottish journalism? https://t.co/3ulc1BqLuZ
4/22
2018
@BraidenGB He'll only have one answer that.The Spanish police are photographing people whistling during the national anthem, something they have copied from E… https://t.co/P7KGKESEje @elusiveword @CharcoPress Does it mean something different in Argentina? @HRWright @ChefVGDG Because the last time it was supposed to Mr Garvey went on a bender on the wrong the night, I.e. the night beforehand.Lovely friends in (but not limited to) #Norfolk; on Sat 5th May the nursery who've nurtured my gorgeous nephews are… https://t.co/PiMzagpXKG
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @HRWright @HelenaRiches I can send a book and you could ask @peggyhughes of Norwich writers centre very nicely if t… https://t.co/iHAVByrcia @lickedspoon hanging on by a nail here D, so far am I on the edge. @WeeRascal although my actual argument is, they're not about food, they're about telly.Boys! @HRWright @ChefVGDG it's a year since we got drunk together and I nearly killed a dog! https://t.co/RAvNMbgH2r"Ah God, Ted, I'm so happy. The sun is out and we're in an opticians. It doesn't get any better than this." https://t.co/6U9UOiW8JV
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @RichardBaxell Wtf the fuck is Momentum for if they can't deselect her ??! @WeeRascal I'll agree with that until my agent gets me a job as a judge on one of these programmes and then I will vehemently disagree.Bit of whale action on the River Clyde today! #Dunoon #Cowal https://t.co/wdHJ2i617i
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @Ruaridhnicoll they saw my face and then explained @Ruaridhnicoll was once in a convo with Chileans about how a Scot had the Chilean social security number of a bus. . .Ahh the Spanish language https://t.co/4fYqpdV0P4The replies to this are brilliant. The letter writer is a UKIP nutter. https://t.co/d3Ed5Ejr1kMy guess is something that happened between 1619-1865 https://t.co/Z6QayLpKqA
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackFfs WHY is this utter eejit if a woman not deselected last election?? https://t.co/gZkrslvIWKWorld Bank's recommendations "a return to a kind of market feudalism, where property rights -- no matter how corrup… https://t.co/ZWSqNagk8X
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackDoes this mean Masterchef is over? https://t.co/xZM3ZWFYReHe managed to get sacked from The Times for fabricating quotes. He has also never, to anyone’s recollection, turned… https://t.co/xWeBX4Z8d5
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @NCanham *waves* !!!! @lickedspoon Being able to sit outside and read a book or work in the UK is somehow both disconcerting and wrong. I… https://t.co/4ZXJLq9ydHThe number of people in this article who have totally rumbled James Kelman is making me laugh so much https://t.co/3XkQL1Lg9X @AntC1 @kieran_hurley given that he is a man who writes for a Scottish newspaper and therefore lives in the 1970s,… https://t.co/cqQN9g9PsR @jammach They're not exerting influence, they are stubbornly clinging on to the hope that it will all go back to no… https://t.co/jFY2Bh3ptZ @kieran_hurley oh that was yer Da being a music critic. @LaFlafster I mean if I had kids in England I would sell a kidney to get them into private schools. Immediate access to power.In case you missed it, Ireland is accelerating plans (which were already underway) to bypass Crazy Island altogethe… https://t.co/bdouMKkxTS
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackSadly this is completely untrue. Were it true no one would pay that amount of money for private education. https://t.co/FTGbLfDtp1 @timhayward if it was irrelevant in this country people wouldn't spend that much money to send their kids to those schoolsRT if you will never be hounded off twitter cos you realise even if you do the worst tweet ever you can just leave… https://t.co/zWpR5xFajX
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @RobertJSomynne it's not as bad as Nrn Irn but still pretty awful. @RobertJSomynne it does obviously but gender is a bigger thing hereThe writer best at dealing with this is Orhan Pamuk. I saw him at Jaipur Lit Fest in 2011. He interrupted rambling… https://t.co/ELmiep8bHt
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @RobertJSomynne you're a man, it's gender not luck."Our Sunday roast concept"... one day I want my mum to say that at home
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackSuch a shame about Nick Timothy leaving Twitter. Seems you can't even work tirelessly to do as much damage to the c… https://t.co/R8d2a5P7Zt
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackI always find the ability to sit outside and work in a garden in Scotland really disconcerting and somehow wrong. @j1mbo7 @x_trashkitten_x It's tragic as a country needs good newspaperssomeone from the BBC recently said "can you imagine a Chinese journalist who didn't speak any English coming to the… https://t.co/Rs19B7bo21
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackSomeone hand Tom Gordon a fiddle! https://t.co/FNKjHQxSCz @PaulbernalUK @Gnomosapien @OwenJones84 A lot of it is also "Owen you are talking shit" Which is a shame as there i… https://t.co/TZikRrwMPg @x_trashkitten_x A journo from another paper and I were just shaking our heads at how far it has fallen and how qui… https://t.co/uVJNWUCRNKThey should hand out fiddles at the Scottish Press Awards as we all watch the UK burn.I see your Da decided the real story of the week is it's been a bad week for the SNP and it *might* get worse while… https://t.co/SgsZpUXz19 @joshspero Well it is the biggest musical global phenomenon. Would be completely remiss not to. @adrianmckinty @LiamMcIlvanney It's like 'aye' it can mean anything @Ruaridhnicoll Same in Argentina. And in Chile guaguas are babies. @LizzieCarrEllis I can't imagine Owen knows about any other press than London's. @PerthshireMags @brechtbeat That was a long time ago, he was a McColm wannabe by the time I came across him.
4/21
2018
@brechtbeat Well there you go. . . @brechtbeat There'll be a lot of it in ScotPol in the next few months I reckon. #GiesAJob @ExeterWhisky @curlywurlyfi I drank it allThe #bourgeoistragedy is a @curlywurlyfi invention that I suddenly remembered tonight. @brechtbeat Really??? Must be looking for a BBC job. @BriW74 You can't buy booze in Scotland after 10pmI've just finished work for the day and there's no booze in the house. #bourgeoistragedy https://t.co/bFHi208AAEDear ScotPol, London Journo Twitter had a massive bam fight today and we have lost the Twitter Bam Fight Title to t… https://t.co/YCg3rKLSnJ @Louiestowell But rather than the desperately needed discussion on class and representation in the media that is ne… https://t.co/taS9WXmXjm @Louiestowell When actually, once you take out the Scots and the few foreigners, the extremely high rate of either… https://t.co/HzV3ymNb2i
4/20
2018

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