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Editor, procrastinator, day dreamer, scribbler based in London. Trying to put some distance between me and Bartleby. Proud member of @poets4theplanet

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Joined Twitter 7/3/11


This is insane. Everyone who can should be making them if they can and will. Regardless of bloody political friends… https://t.co/DW40UNa0fJ @sturdyAlex But.. what's it meant to be? I mean - no. Let's pretend we didn't see that.Stupendous! https://t.co/wAGG8g5wfa
3/28
2020
@salohal Giri/Haji - BBC-Netflix co-production with company that made Chernobyl. Half Japanese, half English, all brilliance.This is NOT true. We are suspending our short Breakfast bulletins so we can protect staff for our longer programmes… https://t.co/clV7aPh8VR
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronJust spent an hour on Zoom with five friends, a baby and a kitten. Probably seen more of friends in Brussels than f… https://t.co/494BfDrlNp @lucyjbriers @RosmersholmPlay I remember this video - love it!
3/27
2020
I loved the clapping & it was especially moving where I live on doorstep of massive hospital but if we really want… https://t.co/4KC3BFugkM
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronOh but this is so lovely. I love the friend who slides out of the car and slides the present on to the drive. https://t.co/J1CepB93lHWe on the NHS frontline were promised “whatever it took” to fight #COVID19. Is @BorisJohnson *seriously* prioritisi… https://t.co/zf0lTB0yf6
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @BetaRish @HephzibahA Happy to be of service - just doing my bit. @BetaRish @HephzibahA 'Thanks for your email. I am currently Off-Screen and will be back tomorrow. For anything urgent, I mean, really?' @sturdyAlex Now I've just got this image of the Roadrunner dashing across bowls of avoglemeno. To some crazy bouzouki music.The trump campaign sent a cease and desist letter to Priorities USA for this ad. So I’m retweeting it. https://t.co/0Q1QO9TeQT
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3/26
2020
This is both utterly insane and an example of - well, so much that is wrong. https://t.co/wyvLswNU04 @jsaphra Cinnamon buns. I have a yen.This is unforgivable. https://t.co/gyfdFITKAx
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3/25
2020
Pence said his Covid-19 nasal swab was "invasive". Pence, who tried to pass legislation forcing women to have a tra… https://t.co/MNjQwqm1Rr
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronThis is... horror. Heartbreak. For decency's sake #StayAtHomeSaveLives https://t.co/t9Uzuh6BpF
3/24
2020
Death…boy, I don't know https://t.co/pg31eHzk2f
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @Molpol Thanks Molly - and back at you all! You're being amazing! x @aymankhwaja Oh heck - hope you're OK!! Books are salvation. Since we can't meet up, let's set up something online… https://t.co/FRI288c41k @aymankhwaja And to you! Stay safe - you home I hope?xThis is what we needed at least a week ago, when apparently hoping human nature was different was the main defence.… https://t.co/yGvgDktPnf
3/23
2020
I'm almost wishing I hadn't read this now, but read it. This is what #coronavirus is really like. And we are careen… https://t.co/eORnLHZQN7Please don’t treat us as cannon-fodder We are over 6000 frontline doctors who are pleading with @BorisJohnson to i… https://t.co/Oc8n5ylN7E
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron26th March - applause for our NHS staff at 8pm. Please share! https://t.co/v3pXoiq1lu
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronSo probably it's time for public officials to start swearing. https://t.co/eVzTewqk4W @Criterion What a choice - but Matter of Life and Death. 'We are starved of Technicolour up there.'This is the face of someone who just spent 9 hours in personal protective equipment moving critically ill Covid19 p… https://t.co/q1yYdrCl9e
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronGermany have already created a plan of direct payments of up to €15K for every self employed worker to help them th… https://t.co/2bM4iGr0gB
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @FionaNiConchub Just waving amid the despair. Hope you and yours all well and we can do our meet up this side of another year! xThis is so clearly required I just can't understand what the hell we're doing. https://t.co/RRn0zwjM7dOh. Good. Grief. https://t.co/NAfVRfFNhcAttended a patient at home. Strong COVID -19 symptoms. Full assessment. Left her at home. Lengthy advice re isolati… https://t.co/mHveTuBKJI
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3/22
2020
@Amanda_Vickery Oh what's it called?These are friends and colleagues. They work really hard and helps us out all the time. We can't leave them behind.… https://t.co/jJOP6hjbfNSo. Word reportedly being shared round medical professionals is that petrol pump (handles) are serious vector for… https://t.co/SS43kg1Ekj
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronWhen this shit is over, remember the brands who did the right thing and fuck the ones who didn’t. https://t.co/jDHd9JMTIo
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @ManMadeMoon I wish the UK's supermarkets would get together to create on-site hospital foodbanks for frontline NHS… https://t.co/h3wgqHSRQY
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3/21
2020
@MollyJongFast Giri/Haji hands down - Netflix/BBC coproduction.Sent to me by the partner of a doctor. This should be played over loudspeakers in the streets. He's right - it is i… https://t.co/6HW3KOXBJoThe spirit of NHS staff is absolutely astonishing ❤️ Please RT if you’re proud. WE WILL BEAT THIS! https://t.co/BpQsq3bdD0
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronParents, you do not have to home school the children just yet, for they are tired and full of stress and it is near… https://t.co/RgmWXaThgJ
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @KateClanchy1 Oh I so love this! @indiaknight Yep. Next to him Boris looks like a Billy Bunter karoake PM who knows the guy doing Bohemian Rhapsody… https://t.co/S6FmEYmcs7Hear hear! https://t.co/Q7jG3ugQjP
3/20
2020
@whatKatydidnext Not sure if this helps at all, but maybe. https://t.co/WsoRRP6INrShould be the same here for @BBCNews, @itvnews , @Channel4News and Downing St briefings, which may not be worth muc… https://t.co/d5hpqrexrVCritical care nurse Dawn has pleaded for the public to "stop it" after being faced with empty supermarket shelves f… https://t.co/jeFNF1cHt1
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @clairecollison1 It's the way his actually limited mind works. So out of his depth with this. @lucyjbriers Way to tune back in! I dip in and out, but this is a bit of an outlier I think. Doesn't make huge sens… https://t.co/zHyvhCB3xF @FredrikSewell Great choice - Silverstein is the perfect antidote. Thanks!These look exactly like my sister's cats. Now we know where they've been going, the moonlighters. https://t.co/vViz0cGPEE @lucyjbriers @LadyValetta Hope you left a five star review! But sounds scary. @lucyjbriers @LadyValetta Incredibly frustrating - but good you got checked out! @CarolineBirdUK @LaviniaGreenlaw Oh my!My exhausted fiancee, a fucking heroine, has just got in from her hospital shift. One three-minute chat with her wo… https://t.co/kCIl1NNwZW
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3/19
2020
@Amanda_Vickery Oh wow - blasts from the past! @lucyjbriers Oh man. xThis says it all in a nutshell, please watch and retweet!!! https://t.co/uKjIkUNIFX
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @lucyjbriers I would rather be joining in than working but grateful I can still be earning!
3/18
2020
@JoeBarton_ Heard the same from a close friend of his partner - seeing patients without protection and assuming he… https://t.co/xtNDILTxaJ @CarolineBirdUK I've always loved that one. @EmmaSTennant Oh that is hard. We've just today had the go ahead to work from home, so getting that sorted next few… https://t.co/fvL5SN1Xn2 @EmmaSTennant It's sort of made my day. It's the donkey really. Hope you're all hanging in there!
3/17
2020
Jesus Christ. Are they totally insane? This is grotesque. https://t.co/jNaFqpO7KqBREAKING NEWS. Lost sole on Masbro Road, West London. I repeat anyone lost their sole? God the world is weird right… https://t.co/guJRfeIl6V
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3/15
2020
@salihughes Thanks. I'm probably more worried than he is, but I guess that's my job. OTH, my nephew living in count… https://t.co/HfYlUK5UdQ @salihughes Basically been thinking of little else all day. If 'they' plan to quarantine the oldies, do I go into i… https://t.co/OIWjwSqh7RThis answers the question: "Can anyone see humor in a global pandemic?" In a crisis, a person could develop a depen… https://t.co/rKAFnL34DY
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronI would say “Beware the ides of March” but can things really get any worse?
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @salihughes @indiaknight Spoke to friend in California who said she and her brothers had to seriously put their fee… https://t.co/JxmdGec9qqBrilliant. https://t.co/NKPxKZgvI1 @woodscolt79 Oh lord - cheery. @TVietor08 And most of us are wondering whose lives they think they're juggling with. We know the NHS won't be able… https://t.co/IqwHh6GPRPThis outlines the virus’ physical aspects more comprehensively than anything I’ve read. The medical details aren’t… https://t.co/LtGpnv32Rf
Retweeted by Alexandra CitronA dear friend of mine, an ICU doc, is treating a healthy woman in her 30s with Covid-induced respiratory failure. S… https://t.co/m3Gd0kSlfU
Retweeted by Alexandra Citronman in Golders Green Sainsbury’s wouldn’t give an elderly lady just 1 of a number of (the last) packets of dry past… https://t.co/cweIxRrzbi
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3/14
2020
This is how you hold people accountable. Impressive performance. Over $1300 to get tested if not covered. How lucky… https://t.co/Zaoi6WerLH @whatKatydidnext This is a consolation. That and Toby's 'There isn't anyone in the world that I don't hate right now' at regular intervals.
3/12
2020
@AnneLouiseAvery That's so beautiful. Pretty sure that's how London foxes think of themselves.
3/10
2020
I suggest everyone read every single last word of this letter. Every single last one. https://t.co/0a6c2CecUX via @@TheRoot
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @seraphimaAM Oh congratulations!! She look gorgeous! xGreat poem from a great book by a great (and lovely) poet. #IWD2020 https://t.co/WETJEqb3pJThis thread. #IWD2020 https://t.co/LJCD2VWdSvIf you intend to remove the UK from the human rights convention I must conclude it is in order to reduce my human r… https://t.co/XFJS1ABcdp
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3/8
2020
@JoeBarton_ Giri/Haji S2 - the Mori brothers get into the iron import business, creating an ironing protection rack… https://t.co/vDo216GlHN @lucyjbriers @IrvingSoc What a wonderful face. Those eyes.This is simply brilliant. #InternationalWomensDay https://t.co/D3yRFaxMEKBrilliant https://t.co/vhCPLTHwLR
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3/6
2020
This is so very good and so very appalling and so very depressing. How long will it take? #ThankYouElizabeth Eliza… https://t.co/2rE55ryhjk @sarahchurchwell Yes, very much so.God this is depressing. I can't imagine a better qualified candidate. What a loss. https://t.co/JRhDia8BY0
3/5
2020
The only thing guaranteed to raise a smile - another @RandyRainbow classic. https://t.co/5KogWqVYSe @lucyjbriers That's wonderful - what a talent she has. x
3/3
2020
My new plan for coronavirus response: 1. Ensure every American can get all recommended care for coronavirus for fre… https://t.co/6Afxl67CH4
Retweeted by Alexandra Citron @sturdyAlex Thank god it's lunchtime. You realise you won't need a photographer for your book? This is all so lush already. @one_to_read @andevers @jack_m_brown @Mat_at_Brookes @smithsmm @Alibrarylady Oh but I've missed Miss Happiness and Miss Flower! What a find!
3/2
2020
@matthaig1 @WorldBookDayUK @britishlibrary You're allowed to be human. You've been doing a lot. Take care of yourself.
2/29
2020

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