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Rachel McCormack @R_McCormack Somewhere willfully committing evil

'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


@gordonguthrie And I am going to sleep X @gordonguthrie The brother is fighting for the Republic. Only a tiny number went to fight for Franco. Mostly from I… https://t.co/3YrSSvFIlY @gordonguthrie The brother doesn't. @gordonguthrie But going to fight for the Spanish republic is not comparable to fighting for ISIS. It's the Spanish… https://t.co/oeH6VJmtAS @gordonguthrie Yes but it's still not comparable, really. The wee girl who ran off went to join the fascists when h… https://t.co/e2TI012hJL @gordonguthrie you could hardly have Miss Brodie waxing lyrical about ISIS the way she was about Mussolini and Franco @AileenMcHarg @Michex69 @ProfChalmers Because the only issue with you doing that whole thing is the moustache. . . @gordonguthrie Seriously people have been trying to make that analogy to SCW specialists and Spanish people for a w… https://t.co/LC2al8Lbd2 @gordonguthrie I dare you to suggest it to Spanish people. @gordonguthrie No Gordon. That analogy is so ultra fucking dodgy. @BikesNBukes @VoxHib Yeah, England is not culturally equipped to tackle its own unreasonableness as it refuses to b… https://t.co/wNMBB6ieK2 @Michex69 @ProfChalmers @AileenMcHarg I'd pay money, a LOT of money* to see either of them do that *to a charity of their choice @Michex69 @ProfChalmers @AileenMcHarg Now I am going to spend my evening imagining them trying to be neds though. @LFVCL During the Boer war the biggest shock to officials was that 1/3 of their conscripts were mal nourished. The… https://t.co/BLOXSZAqrX @LFVCL The inequality of Empire and industrialisation. @Michex69 @ProfChalmers @AileenMcHarg I have never in my life seen two people less likely to be ned like than those… https://t.co/RVL6vujNQF @BikesNBukes @VoxHib this was partly my argument in the Grunad on Friday and also my argument about these appalling… https://t.co/E35lt4UYgoBath and Bristol are just as bad, the buildings may be in better repair because of tourism, but the poverty and beg… https://t.co/a9qaZee7fD @robinkellett @PeterKGeoghegan Was having a convo about this in Spain on Saturday, La Coruña has a similar issue. H… https://t.co/g1BCI5E2Yh @AxelCampbell @VoxHib Thing was outside a tiny circle of people no on in rUK cared that much, FOH and bar staff alw… https://t.co/7AbYwZcn4G @BikesNBukes @VoxHib And knowing more about them than anyone else. Uppity Slav needs to know his place. @AxelCampbell @VoxHib I hadn't seen that one before. https://t.co/kKk55vDXFU @BikesNBukes @VoxHib This is when Scottish people get to be morally superior (AGAIN) as we knew this in 2014, being… https://t.co/qt6umGhli6 @nimnil "the New Trainspotting" written, inexplicably, by lassies. @nimnil This covers about more than 85% of the female characters written by Scottish male writers since Sir Walter.… https://t.co/fG3I2BZQbS @nimnil Or she alternatively she does and uses her wiley mysterious and obviously, fundamentally suspicious ways to… https://t.co/aKBqpH6StO @nimnil And she's good and so stoic and so kind and so understanding of all the main character's failings, while st… https://t.co/hsi5rEnNHQE.g When I read Scottish books with God awful 1-D female characters, I'm not offended by the male writer's "insensi… https://t.co/C0uE7TZrWOThis is really just an incredibly long winded way of saying do your research. It's only cultural appropriation if… https://t.co/4eyBMlsCX1FAO Christopher Chope's constituents. This is the man you vote for, https://t.co/vWYphlWzPeThis has aged well https://t.co/jjagTPreqF @DiscoBistroLDN @cornishgrill @ThanePrince No you wouldn't Carl. You'd never eat sausage againUnlicensed aparthotels via Air B&B come with consequences. . . https://t.co/XLoiWJMFgXGender parity of books reviewed and critics: ‘London Review of Books at 26.9%, the New Yorker at 39.7%, the Times L… https://t.co/RGAG5onYw1
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @R_McCormack It’s an easy out to blame politicians - it relieves critics of sounding like “sneering elites” - but p… https://t.co/WToDyzVr1h
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @jason_pontin ExactlyI also think this is true of the UK. (All of it, including Scotland). Look at some of the behaviours from MPs recen… https://t.co/zEvvrVUcRc @ThanePrince AbsolutelyThis is just brilliant https://t.co/Ga2sUilqfMAbout 1M people in the streets of Buenos Aires, mostly women, waiting for more than 24h for Congress to take off… https://t.co/QbW0VSoV8K
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @chrismccork @GeoffShadbold when he left 1970s sexist socialism he obviously only left one part behind.There is lots to say about this- not least it’s factual inaccuracy - but for now I’ll leave at: for fuck sake. https://t.co/RzRGJpzPVv
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackSolidarity w/ @priyamvadagopal who yet again is facing a barrage of racist, misogynist abuse because some right-win… https://t.co/l0Gma7olgA
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @lottelydia @DrSKBarker If you're Scottish you get to be smug and he has been patronisng us since early 2014, so wh… https://t.co/aVMwTjoQSb"Fear of complexity" is such a good phrase. One can admire great work and also see the personal flaws of the artist… https://t.co/yziZnLaQA1"It's the fear of complexity that kept Wallace’s biographers and most of his fans from admitting that the sweet, sa… https://t.co/Y393SgfMsuOne thing I was not expecting while I was away was for the biggest stooshies on Twitter to come from my academic l… https://t.co/wRlwTKSPic @AileenMcHarg He must be rattled if he's still going on about it.If you are going to accuse people of bias, it's best to be factually accurate: I was not (as @ProfTomkins claims) c… https://t.co/bTrGGQj3aS
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack
6/19
2018
@olwenmcg @IainR0bertson I generally just hate everyone. It saves a lot of time.Makes sense https://t.co/8W6dkdzpsD @gordonguthrie @fergusonelaine You could sacrifice Pumpkin in a Peruvian witchcraft ceremony. #helpfulScottish ministers have launched a working group to tackle the collapse of wild salmon populations, chaired by a fo… https://t.co/bdZjos8NJV
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @Jenni_Fagan Oh my 😍😍😍Last plane of the day, thank the Lord. @BocanegraCoruna @CanabotaSev @FHuidobroRein @FerrerPepe @MarcoVarelaChef @AndresPurOsushi @gerson_iglesiashttps://t.co/MiJb9czwOBGood luck to everyone at #gfwawards tonight, especially @DrAnnieGrayI hear yer Da's having a diversity meltdown. Even up in the air I find these things outOh God YES please. I'd watch again https://t.co/o1Zqk7UBpSJeezo I'd forgotten about the Spanish and queueing, even when there's allocated seats. It's like escape from the Titantic hereUPDATE II: @ryantwhelan and I have still had no response from @FraserNelson to our various emails or tweets. We are… https://t.co/1NyuBW3onv
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @bobgranleese I have never seen anyone humble use the word humblingI'm voting for Kirsty Wark https://t.co/5iElbIEGECPolice prepare for domestic abuse surge as England start World Cup campaign https://t.co/k7UyvDyvef
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackJust had a reply to an #ImmodestWoman tweet calling us a 'cesspool of irresponsible, misleading, self-aggrandizing… https://t.co/2nyHtHkroq
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack @oldscotbooks @DrStephenMullen Ha ha! But honestly, maybe in a wee hotel in the middle of the countryside where the… https://t.co/xJjiRbA9Bw @DrStephenMullen Oh God, you've thought that for 15 years? Poor you @DrStephenMullen Too unusual for a normal hotel to offer. Horse eating is really rare here. @DrStephenMullen They were having you on about the horse.There is real joy in the fruit section of the Spanish hotel breakfast buffet
6/18
2018
@AlanKelloggs Ffs you could have made chips and pretended to be BelgianOctopus. Am off searching for a flat ceramic cup (long story) https://t.co/jDlokYHZoZ @bellacaledonia I have someone who pretends they like me hereAnd I stood around and told Galicia how much better Scotland's produce was than theirs and won LOTS of friends https://t.co/6kQJ8KqOZgMy name is finally in lights, mostly because I forgot to supply photos. https://t.co/rKQRro0UX4I *might* be having a good time #festivalSAL https://t.co/Hg8MFeHLFj @johnauldwebster Frozen grapes JohnGreat to be there for the first day of #Helmis new patisserie and cafe in Rothesay - Mohammed has baked in his nati… https://t.co/f82klNv3fb
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackYup @hvasspastrychef and I are SUFFERING to promote Scotland. #FestivalSAL https://t.co/JGmGaS4mSX
6/17
2018

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