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I write. For freelance writing and content creation contact: stephen@wordsonthewing.co.uk Nat Geo Traveller; creativetourist; gq; Actual Size; Olive Magazine

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Keep Copenhagen, we've got Whitby. . . . . . . . . #visitbritain #england #uk #voyaged #stayandwanderhttps://t.co/fzDpFTQ5mTAnd then looked to the east and saw the big sun rise over a swollen sea. . . . . . . . . . . #visitbritain #englandhttps://t.co/HCzLXtNAwG
9/21
2019
No filter. Stood at the eastern edge of the world (Yorkshire) and watched the world set itself on fire. Glorious. .… https://t.co/emyJodfEVK
9/20
2019
@lukeunabomber Cottage Loaf isn't terrible, but the choices are really limited. Fish Tram Chips pisses on Tribells and every other chippyPolitics aside, the reactions to John Humphrys exemplifies the Twitter echo chamber's inability to think critically… https://t.co/MMmpoossVs @lukeunabomber Fish Tram Chips
9/19
2019
@edmorrish When I was about ten my elder sister shamed me and my phonetic reading of "the lin-ger-ee department"If you're looking for new food recommendations in Manchester; me, my spoon and my pen went to @DakotaHotel_MCR new… https://t.co/P3rm79SAXE
9/18
2019
Paul Hollywood is clearly drunk and in charge of the word "aromatic". He's swerving all over the road with it and s… https://t.co/YfWluA8DyLI didn't think I could esteem Stokes any higher after this summer but his response to The Scum lifts him to a new p… https://t.co/XusSPhtFfQ @BethanieJane @rae_ritchie_Amazingly, a google search for "Gennaro Contaldo swimming trunks octopus" returns less results than you might hope.
9/17
2019
Haigh is more pleased with himself than an owl emitting a pellet #universitychallengeI just showed a gif of Gary the Tory Barlow to my 28 year old work colleague and she had no idea who he is. Both wo… https://t.co/3hl0iXfPJBNothing makes me feel as simultaneously sad AND groovy as When Love Breaks Down @sirenabergman Never trust a fib demIn the same way that May was a palate worsener to prepare for the spoonful of shite that is Johnson, Swinson is lay… https://t.co/aqF18UdQu7 @sirenabergman Bit late but here's mine https://t.co/CiOXBjlVg1
9/16
2019
Chocolate fondant and pistachio ice cream at dakotahotel_mcr Despatched with ease. . . . . . . . . #Manchester … https://t.co/F9xi8ksEuN💓💓Radio 1's Wind Down Presents... - Kompakt: @Michael__Mayer in the Mix - @BBCR1 https://t.co/T9jO7asjUG
9/14
2019
People who text to say "can you call me". No. No, I can't. #childish
9/13
2019
#gammonati 😂 https://t.co/u9vTZiawtEJoe Root looks entirely too burdened and troubled for a 28 year old. @tyrellcorp2019 @lukeunabomber Operation Yellow Helmet
9/12
2019
Wow this is great, you can now drink and smoke yourself to death even cheaper! (You can't btw, it's bull) Let's pil… https://t.co/NnJ87EUqfrIf you’re keen on the idea of having me around a little longer, please sign this x x https://t.co/ms9EMG5omP
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9/11
2019
Got carried away in the restaurant's free photobooth at breakfast this morning. Hi. https://t.co/ngVMA3iDyV @helenpidd I have absolutely no idea! @helenpidd It's to feel slightly hung out on one's own. So, if my friend is late to meet me and I feel a bit embarr… https://t.co/8evxl49jg2
9/10
2019
@helenpidd The one I never heard growing up in Lancs but learned in Mcr is "like piffy on a rock bun"
9/9
2019
Soft shell crab tempura 🤤 . . . . . . . #Manchester #forkyeah #foodpornshare #ManchesterFood #buzzfeast #lovefood … https://t.co/MdFRxNfaP7
9/8
2019
They're going to have to reanimate Bernard Matthews' corpse and bring back Turkey Twizzlers because there's going t… https://t.co/5jL2Y0A81qI wrote about the boom in limited edition sneaker culture in China for Jing Daily. Peep it below!… https://t.co/A5jRHnkL0r
9/6
2019
My superhero power is being to cut a slice of cake so thin that I can pretend there is no calories in it. There still is. @LawAgainstHenry Snap, crackle and poppersNever have I ever had such terrible service as in @holland_barrett Manchester. How their rude, unhelpful staff keep… https://t.co/Yb1F33CWQiAngel dust, maybe https://t.co/mLK2PElckXThe Tory bots on here are working overtime. "Jo Johnson should put the national interest first". He has, that's the point. @mgmmrphy Annnd steal that thunderYou get the sense that, as Tory as he is, Nick Robinson personally detests Sajid Javid.
9/5
2019
@mgmmrphy "which is totally what an adult man and not three children in a trenchcoat would order. And I know that b… https://t.co/5LUEtJ2e0y @mgmmrphy **voice cracks suspiciously** "One bottle of Bolly please shopkeep"
9/4
2019
Brexit is like Starbucks coffee. Everyone knows it's rancid trash and yet people are just jumping to be in the queu… https://t.co/yzQs5Y3M3V
9/3
2019
"Celebrity" MasterChef is as loosely applied a term as "Healthcare professional" Harold Shipman.Trying to buy migraine pills. Me "have you got any sumatriptan?" Gormless assistant "You want some what, super trips?"Just submitted an article that I feel more nervous about than I did when handing in my PhD. Slap me. @andrewellson Hi Andrew, enjoyed your Amazon report. I work with a brand protection company with access to good sta… https://t.co/dTIwjpQ3K9
9/2
2019
@posthuman FinHi, I'm a person who doesn't know how indoor plumbing works in a movie. I get in the shower first and then turn it… https://t.co/KNfye2eoxjI haven't been to church in twenty five years but my dad still tells me when it's "the blessing of the graves". All… https://t.co/xptSwyVi1DThe film Brick and the novel Motherless Brooklyn (also soon to be a film). https://t.co/9r1idYpXAQ
9/1
2019
If anyone needs me I'll be anywhere that isn't at my laptop writing this article.Went to the new wilderness_nq last night and, honestly, this cauliflower dish is one of the best plates of food I'v… https://t.co/IXQfyoZFC3
8/31
2019
@LawAgainstHenry Not so cool that they still didn't shit in weird places @LawAgainstHenry Never ever happened to meTerrific thread for anyone who has worked in retail. The Woolworths Cafe story had me crying. @LawAgainstHenry https://t.co/wnYU0qUzdZCalling all C18/C19 History/Literature/Art History postdocs: 3 year post working on Mary Hamilton papers - Research… https://t.co/Y1VS4nEg9P
Retweeted by Stephen Connolly @pawboy2 "For relaxing times try...Suntory times..." @Gary_Bainbridge That's an Anita Baker song isn't it? Sweet, sweet lard
8/30
2019
@tony_poland Hi Tony, am writing about access to classical music and wondered if you might want to contribute quote… https://t.co/RPqWs57HLx @CamillaDervan Hi Camilla, I was hoping I could email you with a journo request if there's an address I could reach… https://t.co/TOtHg2gaxZA real highlight from the current Mexican menu at sixbynicomanchester. A riff on tamales with flag flavours and the… https://t.co/PbJxRhp029
8/28
2019
Conrad & George Schnitzler - The Shark Eats Ice https://t.co/nYzlf8uujX
8/27
2019
What a glorious place this is when the sun shines. . . . . . . . . . #visitbritain #england #uk #voyaged … https://t.co/Wr7JzUPHAb
8/26
2019
StunningWhatever happens, this is the fight we needed. Amazing.
8/25
2019
@AdamJFarrer How very east Lancashire of themAmerica's got their "chosen one" in Trump, we've got a chosen one in the UK too. Boris got to the Prime Minister by… https://t.co/X8R4x6PXNU @kathmcd22 @BenMyers1 Thanks for this. A Month in the Country is one of my faves, will def get this. @vynehall Sometimes feels like ppl are interested solely in the personality and what liking that artist means about… https://t.co/e4a5ppmjUZToday defending itself from the charge of being comfy, metropolitan, knitting shop and not serious news by getting… https://t.co/90zGCg5Jh5
8/23
2019
@NicMurray I don't watch much TV but love that new Bob Mortimer fishing series so much. And Lovejoy.
8/22
2019
@mgmmrphy Saw this and immediately unfollowed. Stupid arse.Much as it pains me to admit it publicly, I am not a creative woman. Yes, I know you're shocked. The excellent act… https://t.co/h4AzcTg2cb
8/21
2019
@name_janemorrow I'll do it!If there's one artist I revisit now more than any other, it's Sade. This is wonderful. https://t.co/KNVcoOnKMwWriting on streetwear and limited edition sneakers for younger Chinese people. If you're all those things and super… https://t.co/WK0UlMMjUS
8/20
2019
This @dreamchimney Demo Tracks Vol 2 is proper. All hitters. @WillHayllar Hi Will, please forgive the cold approach. I'm writing about Gen Z consumers in China and was hoping I… https://t.co/u94B4py1aC @cutlerscott Hi Scott, please excuse the approach. I'm a freelancer writing an article about sneakers in China for… https://t.co/qb8D026SJ0 @joshluber Hi Josh, please excuse the cold approach. I'm a freelancer writing an article about sneakers in China fo… https://t.co/4BzR16P8duI'm the great populariser of niche things in odd places. Next trick is gonna be celebrating Curt Cress in Aeroflot… https://t.co/W5ATGSQXPF @RufDug Feel almost certain that this will happen.New article for National Geographic Traveller India on some of the best cities in the UK for live music. Featuring… https://t.co/TkjnjOlrVnhttps://t.co/i7cyTUxRHY @Corsica_Studios @Ryewax @XOYO_London @PickleFactoryE2 @rhythmsectionhq @bradleyzerohttps://t.co/jmKB3rsfGUhttps://t.co/i7cyTUxRHY @appleblim @DestBristol @TIMEDANCE_UK @batu_uk @idlehandsrecs @Livity_Sound @TheLoveInnhttps://t.co/s5usRmqjqXhttps://t.co/i7cyTUxRHY @TourismOxford @TheBullingdon @TheJerichoTav @KanadiaMusic @radiohead @foalshttps://t.co/0agx0EV6k8https://t.co/i7cyTUxRHY @MENnewsdesk @visit_mcr @LEVELZMCR @yes_mcr @matthalsalljazz @bandonthewall @SwingTinghttps://t.co/NHOjEabbvII know that @NatGeoTravelUK and @patriddell are ace for music/travel writing, but am I only writer to shoehorn LEVE… https://t.co/6LA0siBW3z
8/19
2019
What was also interesting was that it felt like the first movie I can remember that really plays with American hist… https://t.co/8F76rbY8HNIn that sense it both indulges in it and acknowledges its own guilt for it.It's not just that violence is inherent to the American myth, but he makes a meta point about how each generation r… https://t.co/OpAw35dXGCWhat I thought was most interesting about Once Upon a Time...was the quite subtle realisation of an oeuvre that has… https://t.co/pfq8eJUjAgI wish I had a car that could whizz us off to Robin Hood's Bay. I'm too scared to drive mine past BurnageFrom wild nights at Nice'n'Sleazy to ragers at Lakota, @doctorconnolly checks out the best venues for #British band… https://t.co/eNgt68e9x1
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8/18
2019
There's an ep of Jonathan Creek from 98 where they legit take bets on whether a character is man or woman. Doesn't… https://t.co/eg9iCjZpvA
8/16
2019
@Preston_Sim Frustrating experience @Preston_Sim I was surprised. Strauss has always left me a bit cold, but this really changed my mind. @mgmmrphy CricketIn the words of @mgmmrphy - 'ksake
8/15
2019

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