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Mark Benzie @hantsarchitect Winchester, Hampshire, UK

Err.... architect in Hampshire. Also a Dad, Husband, Son and sometime cyclist

1,818 Following   977 Followers   8,681 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/7/10


@Stacker98759021 @ThePollitt “Bond checked his Omega Speedmaster. The time displayed was 1.30am which meant the tim… https://t.co/UZyQF1q5kR @ThePollitt At least they work. This is my ‘daily’ as 3 watches need a service, the most expensive of which doesn’t… https://t.co/uSL14VBPID @ThePollitt I’ve just donated £20 to cancel out the arsehole @mattwoose @Douglas4Moray @RishiSunak Another, ‘if you don’t like our version of Scotland, then leave’. No differe… https://t.co/LEDT0r3H2M @holyhobnobs To whom are you referring? @ben_bwood @Talesautomotive Which is the whole point of getting a MX5! @BarryD1965 I could take the bounce back loan for an electric company car but 2 tanks a month on a £10k 1.0 Golf ju… https://t.co/YPkQNa3vwq @Talesautomotive Question, does having an LSD make much difference? It certainly makes them more expensive if you l… https://t.co/CcgowZDKJ8
10/25
2020
@LostArcNZ Line of Duty is great, but the plot has so many holes in it. You just haven’t noticed because of where it’s set @davelomax Drive club on PS4 is brilliant. Dunn if they do a Xbox version @JamesHannaway1 @PompeyCyclist Howdens trade prices are 40% of the retail price. Ikea or Wickes are best for a cheap kitchen @GlennThompsonBP But we’ve got all the bargaining power? @BarristerSecret Clearly, it’s appalling that some people abuse the system by selling these massively expensive foo… https://t.co/ecSiDAwpr6 @JackWills could you update your google listing. My son just got soaked looking up and down for a store that closed… https://t.co/uaooNbuoqS @ArchitectsJrnal Finchy still trying to get a job with the Daily Mail or TalkRadio? What does he expect to happen t… https://t.co/P77bAcBGkE @thealso It’s the setting up, so maybe need to restore the factory settings @mrsmop68 @GrantTucker @Sparklecake69 Define “essential” @EsqHumbug @tomfenn8 @GrantTucker Just as well nobody cares what you know @trina1982t @ormondroyd @shaftoflame Would you share with Ben and pay half? @thealso We bought a new telly in Italy and set up it in English and found a whole load of dubbed shows now came in… https://t.co/qTRiWJpqeb @Talesautomotive It doesn’t have to be pretty, a cheap weld an hammerite job?When you make wild false claims And backtrack with no shame You’re Ben Bradley When a school calls you out And you… https://t.co/XBT4wACv3g
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @TheDynaslow He should try that with speeding cars
10/24
2020
@Stokesy1966 It was a long time ago. I’m not mad. 10 degrees warmer here. No wonder the Scottish ran the Empire @Stokesy1966 Try working near Inverness in December. Daylight is 9.02 to 3.30! @Satwinder_Samra 7 years plus in Architecture is a good start! @inspospaces @Life_Disrupted I did. In that Parish Councils are sometimes formed from the least informed and able people of the Parish @inspospaces @Life_Disrupted To say that HMG have all the ability of a Parish Council is insulting to Parish Councils @TheRodSaN @Talesautomotive Weighs nothing is why! @TheRodSaN @Talesautomotive The mk4 gti wasn’t even a gti @grayheath56 @Talesautomotive My mate turned his nose up at a 100k one I found him. I laughed. My old MK4 oil burne… https://t.co/KKWWJFKiCw @SurreyRoadCops This is how you do it! @CllrWarrenWhyte It might have played better but for appalling statements in HoC such as “nationalising children”,… https://t.co/1a5pOoG3Ut @BBradley_Mans You should’ve already been sacked for this 👇 https://t.co/5LyNMcCYPi
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @CllrWarrenWhyte But we aren’t trying to deal with the root cause, just in the middle of a pandemic making sure kid… https://t.co/ZntkTrilJk @davidbarrett @rough_justice76 @BarristerSecret Does he need to be impartial or informed? He’s doing his job, not y… https://t.co/FH59Rvakgh @Satwinder_Samra He has to have a PR genius and SM team working with him. If he hasn’t, it just goes to show how we… https://t.co/VjLSnCyTggI called it even before the oncoming car appeared. Full white line, blind bend ahead, passing a VRU. Forces car to… https://t.co/E099GqlVS4
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @ArchTesta @mo_mj That’s a big house @TimMcKenna5 TBF I think they now realise Boris is useless and corrupt but, like Republicans, just have to hold the… https://t.co/Qz12EIhc0z @RoyParsons7 @LTDAForum @willnorman I live on a main rd but not in London. So you think, because some people are di… https://t.co/IgAkju4gjH @scottstemp Peak for an MP @RoyParsons7 @LTDAForum @willnorman Really? You’re using that. I’m guessing you’re a cabby. But wouldn’t it be bett… https://t.co/QUPZ4Pv1BZLive today: Architect of the Year Awards https://t.co/8v4wpKIh0E https://t.co/8qJBd7KrTi
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @stew_sims @Talesautomotive A mate who just scrapped a knackered old car, turned his nose up at a 100k mile Golf GT… https://t.co/MUthL4SUwm
10/23
2020
@SarahJ_Berry A jacket with a big cam symbol on the back so I don’t get close passes @SarahJ_Berry The size on the label being the size of the clothes would be a good start! @velobetty I’ll take your word for it there is a bike there @PlanningShit Why’s everyone so down on someone making some housing? Funny how it’s so profitable nobody thinks of… https://t.co/n0kL0Zh9P0 @DaiVinci74 These can handle 17 stone https://t.co/qzKfHTnrjH @RupertCook I go better than that, I’ve bought books I already have in my pile as I’ve forgotten I’ve bought them @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 Plenty of ppl in England feel like they’ve been taken hostage too! @scyrene Maybe should just have to put your real name! That’s why, despite an anonymous @, I have my name @scyrene Yeah, they have to be nice for a while to pick up followers before they’re able to start with their nasty nonsense! @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 How was your round the coast adventure? You’d sailed past me before I saw it @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 We have strong family links to Italy but kids maybe denied their right… https://t.co/t48bspjhXJ @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 Not in Aberdeen though if my fam anything to go by. TBH Indy would me… https://t.co/47ipOsnzV3 @rorymeakin On the one hand Tories, in normal times, extended FSM to ppl that didn’t need it (me) and in the middle… https://t.co/ABrIz8HS98 @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 Donald, I’m a lot more optimistic. Despite trials and tribulations and… https://t.co/LNkADdIPmC @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 Sssshhhhhh @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 You know, these things don’t get picked up down here! @jessphillips “Mother” in UK from south to north Mum Mom Mam Ma Mither @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 But, at the start of the thread, why would Indyref have anything to do… https://t.co/XlAt9CDIMs @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 I don’t disagree on principle. Indeed, I think well off pensioners sh… https://t.co/TE3lwqHkYxCALL OUT: If you have been given a large lockdown fine (breaking isolation, hosting a party or protest, not closing… https://t.co/FsxsmfwZPJ
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @Dondalan @CameronMcNeish @scotgov @indyref2 I pay £1.50 a week for regular meds. I can afford it. I prefer to targ… https://t.co/FZcewm1HA1 @CameronMcNeish @Dondalan @scotgov @indyref2 Are you one of the pensioner households that is, on average, better of… https://t.co/0LWrRgwJn6 @4ChordsNoNet It’s going to get dirty in places that will upset you @4ChordsNoNet Will your indoor bike cope in the cold and wet? ;-) @girlonabrompton @krishgm @MarcusRashford @FareShareUK @Conservatives First of all, we should be supporting the poo… https://t.co/jY1r7t9EL6 @RupertCook Yeah, like you’ll have time to read books. Best of luck with the new venture! @SCynic1 @jack I see it’s been defaced so is void Happy Birthday @rorymeakin Wow, I see in this thread that A) we don’t like the rich to campaign for good B) we would like them to… https://t.co/kM3pPP9kHS
10/22
2020
@rorymeakin I think they can have fun, but in smaller groups?nana nana nana nana SNACK BAG https://t.co/tcrdP1tl2g
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @bikesandbabies Accelerating @Talesautomotive I’m assuming this is with a motor dealer, but either way, best of luck @J2onyabike Pizza @pauldmorgan @MaxBrokman @stephanosio Aaaah, I did wonder why 2 signs saying same thing @MaxBrokman @stephanosio Serious question, why don’t they use ‘no entry’ signs as they are much clearer @Talesautomotive Looks alright that does @Satwinder_Samra Be nice. People buy from people. That was the mantra of my wife’s old boss. He built a legal prac… https://t.co/MWopgZp2BU @Satwinder_Samra Providing good service and getting repeat work and referrals is better than a strong portfolio of… https://t.co/K9bq4PiwvR @Satwinder_Samra Why? I suppose nobody would ever promote this prickly character. Advice? Enjoy the small stuff and… https://t.co/2rQZMBGr6r
10/21
2020
@Talesautomotive X type @willjennings80 Another vote for ao. They’ll take away the old one too (if you pay) @alishamorenike @BlackFemArc I didn’t have a huge number of connections when I started. Get out there, get known a… https://t.co/K0GIjLffcm @Arch_Consult @DavidAyre_ACG I doubt there was anyone who even knows an architect was involved @DavidAyre_ACG Look, there’s a QS with sketch up really proud of it @WelshGasDoc Shot in the arse running away @alishamorenike @BlackFemArc Architects are better paid than a lot of graduates. Not compared to law or medicine bu… https://t.co/BbIEv5yASo @TimMcKenna5 @UKCycleChat @NorthRoadCycles Oooo, looking forward to a report @gregoryshannon @SassyCanadianCk What you NOT done. Or are you that pure? @willjennings80 It’s got a very good fall arrest system on its roof @alishamorenike @BlackFemArc I hear you re: when newly qualified but it compares well to average and goes up, espec… https://t.co/F0BSUIKD0b @mcgibbond The state of it. So they meant an ‘offer’. A deal is only a deal when agreed @megaspel @GeorgeAylett @Tolinky HOUSEHOLD incomeEveryone, please remember: https://t.co/n3vGfyayfA
Retweeted by Mark Benzie @iAmScott_86 I have to say that cabbie Twitter is a very entertaining corner of it, almost as if the necessary brai… https://t.co/rBzXt3PyL4 @Birdman196007 @theeyecollector I bike commuted 25 years ago for speed but could still drive into City in eve to pi… https://t.co/TKuOZQgU1l
10/20
2020

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