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Karine Polwart @IAMKP Pathhead, Scotland

navigating uncertainty with as much grace as I can muster - fastwalking, songconjuring, theatremaking, storytelling, browfurrowing, livingroom dancer ...

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Joined Twitter 2/17/09


oh my she's good, so very good, and gentle ... https://t.co/gNDxWxf5RD @ruth_mottram I can give you a whole round on cool collective nouns ... seriously! @ruth_mottram I do know from our family Zoom quiz this week that a huge group of them is called a "smack" ... and t… https://t.co/eGWMA7KGX4 @The50FTQueeny @lumi_1984 @scotgov true, yes, and many of them my pals and colleagues ...
7/4
2020
A wee John Martyn number (not one I've done before!) heading into the world from my stairwell in celebration of the… https://t.co/X0qYc9cy1IThank you @scotgov. We know money is tight. But the recognition here of the plight of music, theatre and other perf… https://t.co/UCeDvEhlXe
7/3
2020
@OllyEmanuel don't know but there is this beauty, inspired by her (which I dare say you know, but just in case ...) https://t.co/m5mYNUcc1PHey @IngeThomson @pippamurph @Martin_Green__ you'll like this ... https://t.co/ZqhR7dJKpD
7/2
2020
Mighty excited to be in the company of so many brilliant writers all brought together by @KathleenJamie with… https://t.co/xFClDliUQM @ThatEricAlper Michael Marra's "Scribbled Down Drunk and Posted Sober". "Jedidiah" by @elizagilkyson
7/1
2020
This competition organised by @nature_scot & @FeisRois has unearthed some absolute gems of new music and song inspi… https://t.co/2XYSZm8S2k
6/30
2020
This looks brilliant! Well done everyone involved in putting it together 👏👏👏 In a previous life, I was a Developm… https://t.co/xvPZDDMzlX
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6/26
2020
All Will Be Well ... I hope ... I add my voice to Michael Marra's peach of a song as conjured for @solasfestival by… https://t.co/ArKqHIelR6
6/21
2020
@ReviveCoalition I'm in!
6/19
2020
Good. https://t.co/8IKo7NkaJJDear @boden_jon @msimpsonian golden plover moss camouflage! https://t.co/SbWQ4VZmXA @boden_jon @msimpsonian golden plovers!
6/18
2020
@alastairmci @alison_phipps @fergus_mcneill @OliverEscobar @PatrickTBrown31 more thoughts on this tomorrow maybe ..… https://t.co/sAoa76JjQo @fergus_mcneill @alastairmci @OliverEscobar @KirstineSzifris @alison_phipps I need to find out more. Long time sinc… https://t.co/ZRiHfDDAKT @fergus_mcneill @alastairmci @OliverEscobar Yes. PI is rooted in Socratic Method (notwithstanding the man himself l… https://t.co/KS9nToDwra @BobGlassMMU bless you! @alastairmci I trained in Philosophical "Inquiry" - demands rigour, curiosity and openness ... finds agreement wher… https://t.co/yBMvTbU6wn @ambermb @OllyEmanuel I think @PITLOCHRYft @NewmanEJ have been offering phone buddy service to isolated people sh… https://t.co/74KOAwuqrZ @RowanRheingans @WeAreTheMU (with you x)
6/17
2020
@donaldrcohen12 @gretchenpeters @RhiannonGiddens @rosannecash bless you. wasn't feeling too essential when I woke… https://t.co/4o6ZOpdSrH @Karenmatheson7 @GaryInnes so it's your doing lovely Karen? thank you!You know when you wake up on a day feeling lost and with no notion of how to offer anything of value to the world .… https://t.co/Is32RPipqY @GaryInnes Awww that's totally cheered my day! hope you're all well.If you loved the lockdown song we posted last week and would like the chance to write more songs please get in touc… https://t.co/3gFk0M22aR
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6/16
2020
@photography_mls @JackieMorrisArt @RobGMacfarlane @TLWforCumbria gorgeous!Joseph Knight. I sneaked an illicit peek at this because my pal @pippamurph scored it. If ever a short caught the m… https://t.co/4iAqrpNNb6 @TheAfter8Show @komakino1970 @KateBushMusic @royharp @goldfrapp @lucyrosemusic @BillieMarten @davidsylvian58https://t.co/FSysO9BMKI @BexMcKinney yup.Morning @IngeThomson thought this would delight you ... https://t.co/QBXLcyeTuVHey @mattiefoulds this one for Rosa https://t.co/A8H3C15wt7
6/15
2020
@FortingallYew @RickRedbeard @Laurenmaccoll1 pssst just noting your name ... have you heard this that I wrote with… https://t.co/20xH1lS2hm
6/14
2020
@OpenStrife Ocht so sorry to miss your show. I booked a ticket for your Zoom but failed to put it in my diary. Stil… https://t.co/nV0rv4KfKB
6/12
2020
@alastairmci @bringonthejoy @FolkloreThurs @UistArts Oh I did not! I take endless joy and sustenance from Carmina G… https://t.co/QQujptJyz1 @bringonthejoy @FolkloreThurs @alastairmci of course often multiple names for each bird ... @bringonthejoy @FolkloreThurs @alastairmci I'm writing about Bridget too! Her birds are the oystercatcher, the lark… https://t.co/tjxCSOhrsBhey @pippamurph love the *sound* of this - https://t.co/QVd4AWIpJm
6/11
2020
@cat_frampton @Summerhillbooks @stephenkeeler Ha! I'll take it. She looks rock solid.
6/10
2020
Within our life time, within a short time indeed, the world is going to go through changes that will make the… https://t.co/KaWRviPyzP
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6/9
2020
Thread on Culture, Race and Identity in Scotland: In Scotland we have a top level strategic goal in the @scotgovhttps://t.co/gZx1ZJiRyi
Retweeted by Karine PolwartIt took the Home Office three months to make a decision on increasing asylum support by a pitiful 26 pence a day.… https://t.co/Y5k13vNLBb
Retweeted by Karine PolwartI've never been prouder to be Bristol City Poet & to offer a poem to my adopted city than I am today. This piece is… https://t.co/tSqfd8WhU4
Retweeted by Karine Polwart @PortobelloPatti ocht no wonder Patti, no wonderThat's a long, long time to do nothing, and ignore dissent. Surely no way to hang onto that name now though? And th… https://t.co/38q9NuDcSbAs a musician I've gigged many times at Bristol's Colston Hall, the main city arts hub. It was funded by slave trad… https://t.co/GICSsNtwRr
6/8
2020
Love this woman's voice and the words and ideas she carries with it - https://t.co/ZOIIrJfHSR
6/6
2020
@rachel_newton_ aw bless you lovely one! xEver hopeful that future dates will happen ... https://t.co/McZ4hTQTrM @AprilSutherla19 @juliefowlis @Laurenmaccoll1 ocht thanks! they're a mighty team! @EL_Voices bless you! x
6/5
2020
Play and screenwriting pals - perhaps this is you or someone you know? https://t.co/BdR4mbKXpWWild Love by @rickredbeard as I sang it tonight (well actually a few weeks ago in my living room ...) on @bbcalba -… https://t.co/MV6NZavyGR @Karenmatheson7 @RickRedbeard @Laurenmaccoll1 bless you! and how can it be that I've only just *started* following you?!! Proper remiss! @derekmacd18 @Laurenmaccoll1 cheers!one more outing for your lovely song tonight @RickRedbeard with extra @Laurenmaccoll1 gorgeousness and Signy Jacobs… https://t.co/KA8I264brAI know it's an utter distraction from all that otherwise is ... ... but I'm on the telly singing from my living ro… https://t.co/bHmMOvKT6N @ShaoDowMusic Just want to thank you for your contribution today on the @IvorsAcademy discussion. And to wish you well.Pretty much reached my personal limit with new digital theatre & gigs that involves folk performing at me from thei… https://t.co/xP9HOw2Gtj @roberian Jings! What an encounter! Thanks. @WeirdScotland Thanks for this whole thread.
6/4
2020
@EL_Voices ocht thanks! @BobTheHepCat Thanks Loudon - already tweeted the fella! Hope you're ok over there. @jemma_tweets @OllyEmanuel Radio is a visual medium. A bold image and a big problem. Always give your characters so… https://t.co/lsuOODbcmI
6/3
2020
@idedwards is it in Vogrie? @idedwards where's that Ian? @_MattBelcher Bird of Paradise by Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi is gorgeous. And second shoot outs for… https://t.co/R2y55PXzKK
6/2
2020
@Ian_Fraser No deaths in Spain today. Not one. @bawdynan "Blousy" always makes me think of Bugsy Malone! And *wee 10 year old, mad crush sigh* Scott Baio ...These two young people. Both of them beautiful and brave. Human solidarity in action. https://t.co/yIXKCFBZGkSignposting mental health services in a pandemic (and tbh at any time). Some pertinent thoughts here from… https://t.co/0m6oyOkhLM
6/1
2020
Honoured to help give voice to This Violation by @fotoole @markcousinsfilm Thousand thanks to everyone documenting,… https://t.co/4JDUlIIJZ9looking for great company over a cuppa this morning - nine over here right now https://t.co/8EBrvf41oi @londoonhamer it's a CLASSIC! @broadcastscot @ChristinaSNP @IngeThomson on it ;) @DWAnderson_ @obanfiddle that's my first thought aye (see previous tweet!)sending this round too your house too @IngeThomson as I know how you guys love a wee beastie x https://t.co/dfRrE95Nf8Hey @obanfiddle it's called Kampecaris obanensis and needs a tune as well as a song ... https://t.co/Jg2ifUPsjr @NancyKerrMusic Save the best for last. So LOVE this song. And thank you for all your sharing this month Nancy.Wow. Get me a pen. The Wee Kirkudbright Centipede is needing a re-write ... via @thoughtland https://t.co/Jg2ifUPsjr @DuncanWChisholm one of my favourite ever tunes!Silence is betrayal. Music Industry Reacts to George Floyd Death With ‘Black Out Tuesday’ – Rolling Stone https://t.co/MICEIl5ZHm
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5/31
2020
@frankrennie @HebridesBirds @ScottishBirding it's the first bird to cry at dawn on my local moor. such a beautiful sound.not everyone who has signed up for this has registered so there are still spaces. sign up today if you fancy a free… https://t.co/xfY1qanxvf
Retweeted by Karine PolwartThis man. Unbelievable dignity, clarity, pain, resolve. https://t.co/5eUWT3taOs
5/30
2020
@WildPilgrims they've been seen round Crichton way near us too @LizloyJH happy birthday to her too! @ScotIncGrowth indeed! bring on the revolution ... @nicolakidsbooks aw! waving Wales-ward! x @greyhairedscot after!Our @lwspellsongs tour dates in September are postponed til 2021. Unfortunately our Birmingham show is cancelled bu… https://t.co/FxuorkFR38 @jennycolgan Lordy!! @AaronHJones happy birthday down the road! x @SirAlex53 glad to hear that! @Jewels4JaneEyre and you! @sogo_mag ha! indeed! @braefootrunning yeehah!
5/29
2020

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