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Made in Fife, Scotland. Communications and social media consultant. Freelance writer. Prone to havering. Email: james@eastpointswest.co.uk

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Joined Twitter 2/12/09


@blueboy8828 Exactly this.A good pal of mine recently did a good thing. A mutual friend of ours was made redundant and my pal retrained him i… https://t.co/9UbyQbfSQL @FoxxysTweets Exactly the same with me. @LouCoo65 @terminallytang1 @The_Proclaimers I love the Proclaimers. I’ve seen them live twice. Brilliant band.Here is my latest political haverings video. This one is more personal. This one is about toxic tribalism, hatred,… https://t.co/RKRcJ0r1Sl
Retweeted by James Melville @ali__samson @berniespofforth I DMd him earlier today.I suspect the vast majority of people who vote “no” in this are denizens of the FBPE echo chamber. Not your average… https://t.co/MmsyNuOvjQ
Retweeted by James Melville @ali__samson Genius mate. Best laugh I’ve had on here all day.James M got to the Pope didn’t he https://t.co/iXyU7Aog6R
Retweeted by James Melville @WeDoNotLearn73 Thanks Mark. @Midnightmoon110 Exactly. We are as close to knowing the truth as the distance between Earth and Pluto. @colmanc @berniespofforth @geoffrey_best I’m listening both sides right now...the floor is all yours.... @kat_cary I’ll be there in two weeks!Due to government negligence and ineptitude and disengenous media reporting, none of us actually has a scooby doo a… https://t.co/4Ehn7AULEp @berniespofforth @colmanc @geoffrey_best https://t.co/EeIJtPnON1 @bristolboudicca @TheJessieKirk @Andrew_Adonis Nothing. I’m a Remainer who happens to have some Brexiter friends. That’s all. @VanPeterselie @Chrislike16 I haven’t changed my beliefs on Brexit. I’m still a Remainer. But I do have friends who… https://t.co/cqVLfvsRtJ1st wave, 2nd wave, 5th wave, tsunami! I just wish I could believe and trust the Gov’t to tell the truth and the me… https://t.co/9cFBhczQz8
Retweeted by James MelvilleAbsolutely 💯 this. 👇 https://t.co/nOsMl55nFM @lollardUK @PoliticsPunked Exactly this. He was the embodiment of a cross party political friendship theme that I’v… https://t.co/pDkTmKOESA“A rat race is for rats. We're not rats. We're human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would b… https://t.co/20QNTEho9l @andygt280767 https://t.co/2O0haCMaIJA truly great progressive speech from Nicola Sturgeon: "We are home to all those who have chosen to live here."… https://t.co/HP9MCY1iPf @JamesMelville Exactly this. You have an overriding promotion of acceptance and willingness to put yourself on the… https://t.co/GcQRHuwySO
Retweeted by James Melville @JamesMelville The referendum is not worth losing friends over. Some of the kindest people I have ever met have vot… https://t.co/JQ9ge0897o
Retweeted by James Melville @Chrislike16 @JamesMelville Agree 100% Chris. Many of my best mates vote differently to me... i don't make stupid m… https://t.co/dxErqRAxUO
Retweeted by James MelvilleThis is where I grew up during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. From the depths of those troubles, and in that r… https://t.co/cHWnQjZdiW
Retweeted by James MelvilleWelcome back in the pool all you wonderful baby swim teachers. We know it’s been a tough few months and there wil… https://t.co/XllMY0tc3L
Retweeted by James Melville @Chrislike16 @JamesMelville My goodness, I have numerous friends who vote differently to me - family too & thank Go… https://t.co/sIdo5CJTHe
Retweeted by James Melville @HerFaithness @JamesMelville As the great John Hume said (watching lots of clips of him today) "respect your differences".
Retweeted by James Melville @JamesMelville Agree with you James about the toxic tribalism gripping our politics. Thank you. As you know, I made… https://t.co/B6qZDx25YG
Retweeted by James MelvilleMore than 20 African countries have joined together to plant a giant wall of trees that will run across the contine… https://t.co/ez10mZdn0O
Retweeted by James MelvilleI watched @JamesMelville over last few weeks get a lot of stick for saying He has Mates who don't vote like Him..le… https://t.co/BerRE6PSrD
Retweeted by James Melville @sisterlouey Thank you. That’s a lovely thing to say.Dear Remainers and Brexiters - do you have close friendships with people who voted differently to you in the EU Referendum?“Nothing beats kindness”. From a truly wonderful book - The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackes… https://t.co/hCDEYmCr3O @peter_mcgahan https://t.co/AQdlfx9sQuI love Scotland. I have a Highlander fetish. Scotland has been voted the most beautiful country in the world by th… https://t.co/180xmqwPhq
Retweeted by James MelvilleThe SNP government deserve a lot of credit for this. Homicides have reduced by over 50% in Scotland in the last 10… https://t.co/rEQ8fQb5mk4 innovative ways in which people are reusing plastic rather than throwing it away. #plastic #tech #innovationhttps://t.co/DrZ66AC9yw
Retweeted by James MelvilleHow Nepal and India are saving endangered tigers. #ESG #Tigers #MondayMotivation https://t.co/paJmJJkq3p
Retweeted by James Melville▪️Over 4,000 tutors ▪️Live learning ▪️Fully vetted tutors ▪️Free taster session ▪️Adult and schoolchildren learnin… https://t.co/oCcU16zHZC
Retweeted by James Melville @Unusual_Times Thank you.Build kindness instead of constructing barriers. https://t.co/3k6ZLGOXU0
Retweeted by James Melville @Marikacobbold I know. 🙄 @JamesMelville Amazed by the replies to this. How can two people playing tennis together, who also happened to vote… https://t.co/Y00ZsKYwzl
Retweeted by James Melville“To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of… https://t.co/WYpj88ZxtGGood morning from Cornwall ❤️ https://t.co/ZhrToQ2PRE
8/3
2020
@Sidneyjagger I will always be a liberal and a Remainer. But I want to reduce toxic tribalism, get people out of th… https://t.co/vkZ6kbqpvc @JamesMelville @PoliticsPunked That phrase 'toxic tribalism' sums it all up for me. THAT is what is dividing (and r… https://t.co/EmtZ9nNEtf
Retweeted by James Melville @Peter_POSH @stealthhaggis Well, I will Peter. @FoxxysTweets @samlaird22 @Dpn76 @Blueber13415354 My sister likes Michael Buble. We managed to get beyond this. @Blueber13415354 @Dpn76 @FoxxysTweets All I have started is this - it is possible to have friends who have differen… https://t.co/ULEt2hA7bo @FoxxysTweets @Blueber13415354 @Dpn76 There’s no game playing. It’s what I think. I just want both sides to reach o… https://t.co/Fe629XSVep @Blueber13415354 @Dpn76 @FoxxysTweets I changed my opinion to support independence in 2013. @FoxxysTweets @YoungOneUK @mdf200 We all are. @Blueber13415354 @Dpn76 @FoxxysTweets I’ve supported the SNP for years! @FoxxysTweets Name a time and place and I’ll bring my Wilson Pro Staff to the battle. @JudyMurray - I might need some coaching. @FoxxysTweets @toastofworcesta Haha! @Blueber13415354 @Dpn76 @FoxxysTweets No plan. I just want folk to get on and reduce the toxic tribalism. That’s all. @johnmerrylin @KingBobIIV A few days. I’ll be back onto Scottish independence tomorrow. @kat_cary @KingBobIIV Me, as I look at the replies on my Twitter feed... https://t.co/HIb6nt5caL @KingBobIIV Thank you. That’s very kind.Fair play to James, it takes a lot of integrity to be introspective. He's tried hard this week to unite people and… https://t.co/bhd2euhIfN
Retweeted by James Melville @KateWilton1 Yes. @FoxxysTweets Based on how I played today, probably. But I’m up for a challenge. Let’s get it on. 🎾 @FoxxysTweets Exactly this. @JamesMelville This is how it should be. I have never in my life let one issue destroy friendship, love, or family… https://t.co/43XlT6ltt4
Retweeted by James Melville @CarolineMack18 @berniespofforth Caroline. I like you. @nickgibbens @ms_czapla Thanks Nick. I appreciate that. @stealthhaggis My mate is not a racist.I’ve just played a game of tennis with an old mate of mine who is a decent, loving, kind, thoughtful and funny man.… https://t.co/Rlo0OS8vQY“When we all think alike, no one thinks very much.” ~ Albert EinsteinThe least missing cat ever. https://t.co/xQEFS1JzLi @nmurphywriter I have videos. But no one is seeing them! @nmurphywriter Yes. Bad cover versions at our annual Karaoke night out in Dundee. @KingBobIIV Disagree. Starmer & Sturgeon are the two most impressive politicians in the UK today. They combine dign… https://t.co/OZzSgoYtrF @digitalseanchai Thanks. I like you Bill.My guiding political principles are of freedom, liberty and progressiveness and it’s because of these values that I… https://t.co/vtfiCTbSol @nickgibbens @VinceGunning1 Thanks Nick. Appreciated.The Fab Four. We’ve known each other for 30 years. We’ve always had each other’s backs. Because old friends are the… https://t.co/XW6b7mQoYK @jonnymain2011 @berniespofforth Exactly this. We need better structures in place to ensure mass testing, contact tr… https://t.co/Vj2dtwwlKw @JamesMelville This is so so true! We need to surround ourselves by people who have differing opinions and thoughts… https://t.co/1ME18TnbGq
Retweeted by James Melville @Knitknurse Yes. Brexit is a bad idea - in my opinion. @RichieLionel81 Yes. On Brexit, I think it is the wrong direction for the country.If the facts change, an opinion should change. There’s a humility in saying, "that's a good point, I'll think about… https://t.co/xYzIKSCsdQThe democratic deficit in Scotland: A Tory government who got 25% of votes at the general election, who haven’t w… https://t.co/1rb7thArRlGood morning from Cornwall ❤️ https://t.co/RB2Li6HjamThe only time you should look down at someone, is when you are helping them up. https://t.co/vA5UPcPkDn
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8/2
2020
This is literally the worst of the worst within the worst things in the entire history of the worst things ever see… https://t.co/bcLHAMEwdKMe, as I check my Twitter replies... https://t.co/H0mDwFigQ5Who is the best political leader? @Jaswortley Thank you. @mrsweller99 Exactly. Same.If you are a Brexiter or Remainer who refuses to have friends on the other side because of their opinion on Brexit,… https://t.co/m35Of63Z3m @spayrechaynge Judging them by their looks.Some people prefer to follow a person like @JamesMelville because he is not a vile mouthed person https://t.co/9SqEBhX61x
Retweeted by James Melville @AwayFromTheKeys @m4ttsenior That’s not the point. He is judging them on looks. @GillTeen I have a problem with the presumption that all leave voters look like the images she/ he posted. If you r… https://t.co/UdWAyBJDNT
Retweeted by James MelvilleAnother day , another witch burning.
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8/1
2020

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