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Martin Galway @GalwayMr Harlow and thereabouts.

Books/reading/reading about reading/writing/oracy/film. Blogs/edits blog for @HertsEnglish, & part of that team. Views my own, otherwise it just gets awkward

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@tstarkey1212 So long as you don’t smile at the virus until after Christmas thou shall be fine.Trying to recall that saying about what happens when you assume...me? I can’t put my finger on it. Perhaps u can. https://t.co/kOhioYhpmXGibb admits government didn't go with scientists' safest bet of a rota system because full-time education is better… https://t.co/t4KEwtVIUh
Retweeted by Martin Galway @scoutfinch0808 @Teacherglitter @mrs_darl @MrBoothY6 Hello, yes in conjunction with The Dam by David Almond & Levi… https://t.co/PSFo6OqBuU @Mat_at_Brookes @thamesandhudson @BookIslandBooks @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @nickswarb @KLovesbooks1 Ah I will. I… https://t.co/3RYDor7Xal @Mat_at_Brookes @thamesandhudson @BookIslandBooks @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @nickswarb @KLovesbooks1 That’s a beaut share. Thank you Mat. @MrEFinch Which of course calls for the best video ever https://t.co/kOHEyyXS5U https://t.co/vx9jcDXV9W @MrEFinch I don’t think so Ed, but there are no free passes here. Decisions made on a case by case basis here. Se… https://t.co/9wPEScPuOQ @MrEFinch You are allowed so long as you are not cloying. Bonus points for any homemade Martin Hannettesque “I’m… https://t.co/UANz9XC4Vy @OvendenLaura @DamsonEd Is he liking it? The cover is very enticing. @DamsonEd @OvendenLaura No!!! And Jon Savage is excellent! Have you read this? Thank you Laura. https://t.co/6Suatu76WE
5/27
2020
@ChrisYoules It was the first misstep for me.Finally watching Normal People. Like it a great deal. But Joy Division covers remain a very bad idea. @ChrisYoules I read a great essay on it once. Opened it up beautifully. If I can find it, will send it your way. @ChrisYoules Okay - Mulholland Drive: psychic fugues as a way of dealing with actions too horrible to acknowledge t… https://t.co/KA4HHOQXaj @ChrisYoules Inferno: an illogical film for illogical times. @ChrisYoules We would get on very well!PLEASE HELP US! OUR READING AREA IS IN URGENT NEED OF A REVAMP AND THIS WOULD REALLY DO THE JOB - OUR LOVELY CHILDR… https://t.co/BRRAgYHI05
Retweeted by Martin Galway @smithsmm @Alibrarylady @KLovesbooks1 @WattWilliam123 I’d missed this. I love Melanie Watt’s work. @timparamour @ZoeParamour Well, try not to get too meta in case it causes an existential crisis. (I had to delete… https://t.co/tAD0NffgNl @ZoeParamour Complex ✅ conventions ✅ This sounds refreshingly unGPS/SPAG-like.As part of my research on language education policy in schools, I'm looking to interview Primary PGCE students abou… https://t.co/MjPVjXBWbA
Retweeted by Martin Galway @Mat_at_Brookes @marygtroche I read it slowly too. Something early on said to me this is one of those books, perfec… https://t.co/AQmRdHGiUY
5/26
2020
@marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes @f33lthesun I preferred it to Pax. I really admired Pax; I really connected with this. @Mat_at_Brookes @marygtroche @f33lthesun Thanks for sharing them - very interesting to revisit in this way. @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes @f33lthesun Well to repay the favour, it was a poor review...and no attribution. I don’t think that is on. @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes @f33lthesun Ah. Of course. @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes @f33lthesun I was thinking esp weirs/dams. @Mat_at_Brookes @marygtroche @f33lthesun Just really looking forward to the chance of a proper discussion. @Mat_at_Brookes @marygtroche @f33lthesun I think more ties it but you need to read on and have your epiphanies. I’m… https://t.co/LTC2yfE0HK @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes https://t.co/Zjc59lepVZ @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes That was a prompt. @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes You wait! @marygtroche @Mat_at_Brookes Have you checked out the roots of that name?But was this view tested in a half hour drive, child in tow? Only then can we be sure. https://t.co/XxMGOgLyjyDominic Cummings really is just a frustrated ‘alternative’ rock band frontman. This is his version of making an au… https://t.co/B91RFGuwVc @bekblayton Exactly. Insidious stuff and the usual dynamics for restitution/reparation would never work here. @BeforeHarlow Good luck to you. A lot of friends, loved ones, & colleagues who I very much wish to stay safe. @DiLeedThere we go. Didn’t imagine it. https://t.co/qPZTizJSAO @pushedfortime Sorry, I answered elsewhere: just central govt ‘lies’ & urging people to stay safe. I imagine they w… https://t.co/YHEGcrUlIz @GalwayMr @nickswarb @123_Mr_D @Mat_at_Brookes @AnnAlston17 @marygtroche @lawrenceschimel And many more illustrator… https://t.co/G5mEHFNB76
Retweeted by Martin Galway @nickswarb @BookIslandBooks @123_Mr_D @Mat_at_Brookes @AnnAlston17 @marygtroche @lawrenceschimel It is. There’s a g… https://t.co/r4ADPTk6dq @DiLeed Yes. A stream of cars/vans with safety themed posters with occasional reminders of the weekend’s shenanigan… https://t.co/4s1SuNCzA0 @DiLeed Johnson / Cumming - gist : stay safe/ they’re liars...We seem to have a motor cavalcade protest happening In our Sainsbury’s car park. As you do... @MissS_Kimble @teacher_mr_r @sam_creighton @one_to_read @jenniferob81 @alicesbookshelf @BookSuperhero2 @liloakershttps://t.co/bKIjDjS8yZ @McCarthyDuncan @shinpad1 @marygtroche Thank you Duncan. I’m really sorry that I missed this. That’s very kind thank you. @mr_o_connor @shinpad1 @marygtroche @McCarthyDuncan @ColaistenaRinne Now I remember you saying that a while back if… https://t.co/6by4YQN4O2
5/25
2020
@Mat_at_Brookes @AnnAlston17 @BookIslandBooks @marygtroche @nickswarb @lawrenceschimel Yes! @marygtroche @shinpad1 @McCarthyDuncan Thank you Mary.Maybe the time has come to finally publish this award-winning picture book from Spain in English translation? The r… https://t.co/C8CA00CY10
Retweeted by Martin GalwayShout out to all the fellow former civil servants thinking “it weren’t like this when I were a lad/lass” https://t.co/Ph0OR966pU @SusancMcCarthy @shinpad1 @marygtroche @McCarthyDuncan @OideasGael Thank you. @edu_gild @shinpad1 @marygtroche @McCarthyDuncan Love Galway and not just because of the name. Which frankly cuts n… https://t.co/USi5gxgKQY @edu_gild @shinpad1 @marygtroche @McCarthyDuncan Where are you now? @edu_gild @shinpad1 @marygtroche @McCarthyDuncan Thank you. That is so kind of you. Very glad to make your acquaintance! @blondebonce @vicgoddard 5 tests? https://t.co/P3eUdugLoqRight. I need to learn to speak Irish quite urgently. Best routes please? @shinpad1 @marygtroche @McCarthyDuncanBoris Johnson on following “the instincts of every father” is an unspecified number of bridges too far
Retweeted by Martin Galway @MrTRoach I’ve taken too much of an interest in him for too long. How could you be fully sure you’ve extracted him… https://t.co/bN2qkpgtd6 @OvendenLaura @CrossDavidM My MP was supportive yesterday. Today a retraction and an apology. That 1-2 manoeuvre by… https://t.co/pTS7H2VtzZ @sam_creighton @PaulWat5 @katehitchings1 @one_to_read @Mat_at_Brookes @iawima @Misterbodd @rcharlesworth @MrEFinchhttps://t.co/tZUucDYU6KDirect Mapping and Set for Variability are key elements of the Flexible Phonics (DMSfV) approach. Read about the r… https://t.co/LVHiBEc7ll
Retweeted by Martin Galway @shinpad1 🤔let me see...Saying “Cummings is a distraction; X is the main story” doesn’t really work when X has meant 3 different things on… https://t.co/gHxqgyZo4G @one_to_read @adurning15 @FrankiLopezzz @OpenUni_RfP @sam_creighton @jenniferob81 @appletonsbooks @iawimahttps://t.co/hbo78aQNrT
5/24
2020
@MrEFinch That just funded Patrick Ness’s latest. Thank you Ed. @PaulWat5 Paul it’s exactly that rhetoric implied in today’s ‘defence’ that is so upsetting, irregardless of what h… https://t.co/EftY1Qq4okIf edutwitter starts a swear box, can I spend some of the proceeds on books? @Sue_Cowley Each one an MP. I’d ask what the implications are locally for our adherence to guidance but my MP ignor… https://t.co/2eZ5PK9ENKI spoke to the brother of a doctor who died of Covid who was not, under the rules, even allowed to physically comfo… https://t.co/6JWK8KexHB
Retweeted by Martin GalwayI’m fuming. All those men who missed their babies being born, all those elderly mums and dads dying alone while the… https://t.co/fGNuoKfj42
Retweeted by Martin Galway @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @f33lthesun @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/8WOPrR8pXN @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @f33lthesun @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/Lqoood64MC @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @f33lthesun @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/VIqxhaVHhzThis week’s Reading Matters includes wonderful stuff from @HertsEnglish @imaginecentre @booksfortopicshttps://t.co/3V7goSECCJ
Retweeted by Martin Galway @f33lthesun @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/z6Pi15JROK @f33lthesun @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/2rnSnanq23 @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @f33lthesun @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/lCckkWEm1S @KennyInclusion @Juliestbn1 Thank you Kenny. You too. Getting to talk to you all (as nerve-wracking as first time… https://t.co/DlWl2UbiSk @Mat_at_Brookes @jonnybid @Alibrarylady @marygtroche @rcharlesworth @f33lthesun @royjamesmoss @MrEPrimaryhttps://t.co/wG6oWMuCbX
5/23
2020
@suemcgonigle @Mat_at_Brookes @MarkASmith85 @PaulWat5 @smithsmm @rcharlesworth @one_to_read @bearhuntbookshttps://t.co/EAT25TFDcE @Mat_at_Brookes @MarkASmith85 @PaulWat5 @smithsmm @rcharlesworth @one_to_read @bearhuntbooks @BookSuperhero2https://t.co/35QuDqqR1D @Juliestbn1 Julie I didn’t make the connection. That was indeed a real highlight - was so good to work with you all… https://t.co/wm1xN3hBH5Looking forward to the @ukedchat online conference in June all about Reading Fluency 📖 Climbing ropes, questions p… https://t.co/l6pTJgvmMC
Retweeted by Martin GalwayOne of those very hard weeks. But the things most standing out are lots of small and not so small acts of kindness.… https://t.co/FqGxrNofUA
5/22
2020
@rcharlesworth @Jo_Bowers @Mat_at_Brookes @nikkigamble @TeresaCremin @one_to_read @watchingsparks @alligatorsmouthhttps://t.co/X9QFwYI1c0 @G84Rebecca We had to discuss this today in terms of early reading provision too. Let’s go positive: books are fore… https://t.co/QQg8tYHf9s @blondebonce @HertsEnglish @lyb67 @HertsLearning @nicholsonm28 @mrspennyslater @_Reading_Rocks_ @Alibraryladyhttps://t.co/sE7e4WQF1ILove this week’s choice from @nicholsonm28 This, & The Dragon Machine by the same author, always struck gold for ta… https://t.co/3LfJ0TMwZS
5/21
2020
@antJP01 Take good care.Just collating tomorrow’s weekly blog of ideas for Primary English. One picture file is entitled Oliver Jeffers Tel… https://t.co/V6gzgRbzHs
Retweeted by Martin Galway @jonnybid @reddymade @multimodaltext You won’t! Everything you could hope for.This afternoon, I'm going to sit in the garden and devour this. Only a few pages in, and already clear how extensiv… https://t.co/StHETkeibA
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5/20
2020
@redgierob Very sorry to hear this Rob. Take good care.Better Think- Alouds - a need for more feeling? Some ruminations on last week's webinar in this week's blog, with a… https://t.co/spinpQnhw7
Retweeted by Martin Galway @JamesWJCain @ChrisYoules @MrS_Primary Oh that is very good. Thanks! @Jo_Bowers @Mat_at_Brookes @marygtroche @one_to_read @Alibrarylady @TeresaCremin @jonnybid This really is an intere… https://t.co/UuMkf4OwSB @Mat_at_Brookes @Jo_Bowers @marygtroche @one_to_read @Alibrarylady @TeresaCremin @jonnybid Now you mention it, it’s… https://t.co/uVwLO7tBvT
5/19
2020

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