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John Mitchinson @johnmitchinson iPhone: 51.513539,-0.130583

Co-Founder of @unbounders. Co-host of https://t.co/z0xf84etHr. Writer for @qikipedia. Keeper of #pigs, #sheep & #bees.

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Joined Twitter 12/2/08


Friends, supporters, authors, publishers, colleagues - please take the time to read through this thread. It’s full… https://t.co/H9EwNSNoamFive Asante gold beads violently looted from Kumasi, Ghana in the "First Ashanti Expedition"of 1874. Presented to t… https://t.co/oTRP6ceqNS
Retweeted by John MitchinsonBefore offering an opinion on the worldwide protests, here’s the great James Baldwin in 1968 reminding us that we’v… https://t.co/dnfMceG247People who work in my industry - please take some time out from book promos today and read this. There is plenty ea… https://t.co/9OsQW4HLJ8Support @BacklistedPod on @Patreon and get today’s freshly brewed #Locklisted bulging with good stuff: books by… https://t.co/G0mGqMV8Bv @5_cent_deposit @BacklistedPod Very pleased it struck a chord. You should read everything she has written. They are… https://t.co/zfbrq698O2There's a new, bookish and joyously foul-mouthed episode of #Locklisted available to @Patreon supporters RIGHT NOW… https://t.co/p95Z7LxRCm
Retweeted by John MitchinsonIf you’re looking for one book to read at the moment, please check out WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST by Patrice Kh… https://t.co/RCQC8K0uZZ
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6/1
2020
** FINAL WEEK** Want to support books: ✔️ written by Black authors? ✔️ made by Black publishers? ✔️ sold by Black… https://t.co/NhSHxgBTSO
Retweeted by John MitchinsonIn April, blood clots emerged as a mysterious symptom of coronavirus. Soon after, we began hearing reports of Covi… https://t.co/BjEXYNsMeq
Retweeted by John Mitchinson.@Patreon supporters! The new episode of #Locklisted will be with you later today. Contains discussion of various b… https://t.co/56bcliDs9l
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5/31
2020
Tonight’s Leap features authors Claire Allen, @_KevinBoniface_ and @heidipearljames, poet Philip Hancock, publisher… https://t.co/pQ5pmo6eph
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @leckerpodcast Really good thread, thank you. @MathewJLyons @david_mitchell @hayfestival Thanks Mathew x @Sathnam Burning by Lee Chang-dong (adapted from a Murakami story). @alremacle @johnmitchinson @hayfestival @david_mitchell @HodderBooks that was a great chat...a great photo...and a… https://t.co/dvWjWEtfpO
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @radio_sheff @hayfestival @david_mitchell @Waterstones @HodderBooks @GuardianBooks @TheTimesBooks Thanks guys x @ianarchiebeck @AmandaPCraig @djy_writer @S_Smith_writer @adelegeras @amisderavel @BacklistedPod @i_am_mill_i_amhttps://t.co/AnJa4G7oKm @david_mitchell That was a blast! You gave as generous and articulate an interview as I can remember. Only wish we’… https://t.co/qX0LD1aR5BObvious complicity tonight at @hayfestival between writer @david_mitchell and @johnmitchinson, discussing about "U… https://t.co/z26W8HZdQe
Retweeted by John MitchinsonA proud moment indeed... https://t.co/xHePB2B5meOK .@romankrznaric Minister for Future @johnmitchinson Secretary of Tomorrow Moi: Ethnosphere Junior Min position… https://t.co/aoOPjZMC2s
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5/30
2020
@JamesMelville @LondonEconomic @BylineTimes @malmuk_tanvir @AnnaPhoebe @ElliePhillipsUK @peterjukes @peter_mcgahanhttps://t.co/eIWMvZqgstClarice Lispector, Home Office. https://t.co/IIHEbBojMP
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @i_am_mill_i_am @LissaKEvans @AlexandraPring @birchos @BacklistedPod More a chortling gig then? Less guffaw.Signing off for the afternoon to meet with some sunshine and message my sister Raana - meantime, thanks for all the… https://t.co/cN4h0MkjoO
Retweeted by John MitchinsonGetting ready to discuss Margaret Kennedy and The Constant Nymph later this afternoon with @AlexandraPringhttps://t.co/C2lnifsEJV
Retweeted by John MitchinsonJust received my copy of this wonderful book. Thanks for the recommendation ⁦@johnmitchinson⁩ and ⁦@BacklistedPod⁩ https://t.co/6yWWBcCTf6
Retweeted by John MitchinsonI'm enjoying the war between Trump and Twitter. It's a bit like a mail order company declaring war on the postal service.
Retweeted by John MitchinsonIn the midst of all the posturing and second-hand analysis, there’s this. A powerful segment from the amazing… https://t.co/24Yvxy9MHq @Saba_Salman Just re-tweeted the new version (thank you - you are likewise AMAZING)BRAND NEW INTERVIEW - Fri 29.05.20 The writer of my favourite book of the last year, Wendy Erskine (… https://t.co/QXjYXT6XEi
Retweeted by John MitchinsonOn Monday at 10am The Alzheimer's Diaries: A Love Story launches with @unbounders for crowdfunding pledges. Hoping… https://t.co/rsb0PfyEuk
Retweeted by John MitchinsonWonderful news - and comely too... https://t.co/id5xsIBBKnVery touched that my book ‘The diary of losing dad’ is profiled as one of the editor’s picks at @unbounders this we… https://t.co/GhAG1Ke4Im
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5/29
2020
Join @Casafinasusi #JonathanMeades @GeorgeFergusonx #HelenTaylor for a live Zoom debate WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE HIG… https://t.co/MJPAXqzjYb
Retweeted by John MitchinsonI've only done this to distract myself from how much I detest @matthancock. https://t.co/wa0qz36XiZ
Retweeted by John Mitchinsonlove, adventure, affection, bit of cash to spend, 2 or 3 friends. You in? Cos I am https://t.co/eUgBfiv1Io
Retweeted by John Mitchinson🌟THE UNWINDING🌟 by @JackieMorrisArt 🌟SPECIAL EDITION🌟 With an extra hidden story, a special SIGNED plate and a boo… https://t.co/4kEt6k3wXy
Retweeted by John Mitchinson"Industry and Idleness" (1747), by William Hogarth. "The Idle 'Prentice return'd from Sea, and in a Garret with a c… https://t.co/L9zD4xVcQ4
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @dom_conlon @samillingworth He struggles with his books Dom! That’s what makes him so rare and important! @dom_conlon @samillingworth Glad it elicited such a positive and creative response Dom.
5/28
2020
@kennypieper @BacklistedPod Shucks, thanks guys. Means a lot 🙏 @micycle @GR_Morgan @hayfestival @carlorovelli Cheers, Michael! What a guy... @GR_Morgan @hayfestival @carlorovelli Hope it passed muster Glyn!Another great meeting of minds @hayfestival as @johnmitchinson talks to @carlorovelli about #physics and #time!… https://t.co/2IrgUR9tNS
Retweeted by John Mitchinson‘It’s really hard to make predictions – especially about the future.’ – Carlo Rovelli. What a dude. Brilliant even… https://t.co/T3gEJdPsHT
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @LevParikian @hayfestival Thanks Lev. An Italian physicist quoting Yogi Berra: what’s not to like?This, as so oftten with Russ, is a thread that gives threads a good name... https://t.co/FQUNGQ93siJohnson isn’t clever. He isn’t shrewd, Machiavellian or tactical. He is oafish, dim and easily led. Callous, not ca… https://t.co/crOzLsY1a1
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @RGlasbrook @hayfestival Thanks, Rajiv - he is something else!Is it any wonder we find ourselves ruled opaquely and disastrously, by entitled (and titled) incompetents? I’m su… https://t.co/aYZGwoCSBg
Retweeted by John MitchinsonLast few free tickets left - register to watch @david_mitchell's first UTOPIA AVENUE event this Saturday 6.45pm! Wi… https://t.co/IzPtMQkAY2
Retweeted by John MitchinsonNew work. Taming Gaming by @GeekDadGamer publishing in January by @unbounders. Thank you for the brilliant illustra… https://t.co/mgRYiAFVmb
Retweeted by John MitchinsonGood news alert: #MadePossible #PublicationDay tomorrow. Big TY crowdfunders who helped bring my book to life & my… https://t.co/pie0oJNwSe
Retweeted by John Mitchinson100,000 dead... https://t.co/z5SffmoVe8
5/27
2020
Reading #DominicCummngs narrative as a work of fiction (which it is, even if it recounts true events) is interesti… https://t.co/FwyvlN9kPK
Retweeted by John Mitchinson“Nah, mate, the other eye’s fine, I’ll drive us back to Durham yeah?” https://t.co/ohrng4AL9B
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @bleuroses @BacklistedPod That is wonderful news Cate, thank you!https://t.co/oAtZRtGyvD
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @gusdeblouis @Patreon That’s may day made! Pleased and honoured to have you on board Carmen!
5/26
2020
@combrayfinches @HomerSykes @DewiLewis @BacklistedPod I don’t - but thanks for the steer - will seek it out...Two years ago, I came forward with evidence of Dominic Cummings and his campaign committing the largest breach of c… https://t.co/6DL2LEump0
Retweeted by John MitchinsonTurn everything to art! Signed/numbered limited edition prints from me + @elavraam_ from our Divers to Dive series… https://t.co/RfwHYYYLSU
Retweeted by John MitchinsonThe Hay Festival talk with @greg_jenner about his book Dead Famous, with @johnmitchinson is completely gripping - h… https://t.co/hUEeuEtc14
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @WoodgatePaul @DewiLewis @BacklistedPod No - though I might easily have done so - we’re both keen admirers. Have a… https://t.co/0ZBeyNHGHO @dantjenks @BacklistedPod @HomerSykes @DewiLewis In complete agreement. @dantjenks @BacklistedPod @HomerSykes @DewiLewis Loved that doc. @exeter_steve Thanks Steve - will do x @OliviaBaboon @ViragoBooks @BacklistedPod @EricaWgnr @i_am_mill_i_am @birchos Emotional resilience is right. The (e… https://t.co/LfIv22eWIg @i_am_mill_i_am @EricaWgnr Yes, given the challenges we faced it’s a really good ep. And the readings you both did were top drawer. xxSo thrilled to hear @i_am_mill_i_am discuss John Piper's Brighton Aquatints today on @BacklistedPod - thank you als… https://t.co/k6tx7E8aDu
Retweeted by John MitchinsonOne last pic from the marvellous @HomerSykes book ‘Once A Year’. Off to Hay Pie Bank (Hallaton, Leics) carrying the… https://t.co/pwm8rHBZSn @boscobel19751 @BacklistedPod @DewiLewis Yer reet there an’ aall! @thbinlockdown @i_am_mill_i_am @BacklistedPod That is very kind of you. And that is a very nifty one-liner I might… https://t.co/ZeS9YuWeEq @GillJThompson He does indeed. Pic attached. Buy it here (you won’t regret it): https://t.co/GZnGwvYMQ0 https://t.co/oWMeAsfBd3I'd really appreciate it if you could help to raise the profile of the beautiful narration that @ify_ify_ify did fo… https://t.co/QQkKHywSsv
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @greg_jenner @hayfestival @johnmitchinson My mum was raving about your event, and has now bought your book so I’m a… https://t.co/GNhL2GBMPF
Retweeted by John MitchinsonIf you think the TV series with David Jason was good, wait til you read the book... https://t.co/vpmsSNQ9Ht
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @boscobel19751 @BacklistedPod @DewiLewis Northumberland - land of my people...A lot of us feeling like the Burry Man this morning... Another unforgettable photo from @HomerSykes Once A Year pub… https://t.co/JicZq6RYhs @Richard33580123 @BacklistedPod @HomerSykes @DewiLewis Yes it is! Available here: https://t.co/GZnGwvYMQ0Essential thread for an essential artist. ❤️💯💯 https://t.co/Y4TqD3xCce
Retweeted by John MitchinsonTrying to channel some of this energy today. The Tar Barrel Parade, Allendale, Northumberland (1972) by Homer Sykes… https://t.co/DdA1Caz7URFeel as though you're being tormented by the dogmatic cruelty of a powerful and hypocritical elite? You may enjoy t… https://t.co/r0snt0ue00
Retweeted by John MitchinsonIn an unusually visual episode of @BacklistedPod I am carried back on journey through time and space by… https://t.co/oyygW9sMO8This episode of @BacklistedPod also features @i_am_mill_i_am delighting in the beautiful @MainstonePress edition of… https://t.co/MiHX6OlYW9Despite the grimness of the news, the sun has risen and there's a new @BacklistedPod to listen to. Join @EricaWgnrhttps://t.co/vb7S815dV5Hey, twitter, I am very proud to share this vital new poem by the great Don Paterson. Long, so it's down a thread.… https://t.co/Ybp9KgUDxJ
Retweeted by John MitchinsonDivers to Dive #8 from me + @elavraam_ for @thesociallondon: cockhogs, arabesques, sinking ships, wonder, no sex wi… https://t.co/oZMj5vKa74
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5/25
2020
A bit of #Jupiter https://t.co/BWu2OtEEA0
Retweeted by John MitchinsonIt's frustrating that "my" era lies *just* beyond the reach of photography – sometimes it surprises me Here, e.g.:… https://t.co/NIcFzCnIJo
Retweeted by John Mitchinson9000+ views. #JonathanMeades film. Rare one off, not on TV. 2016. https://t.co/2XB4OtfCOL
Retweeted by John MitchinsonDorothea Braby was an artist and illustrator, best known for her work with Golden Cockerel Press, including their 1… https://t.co/508swSSjEZ
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @TheDaiLlew @CarmsMuseums Now that’s a jacket for The Owl Service I’d like to see...Two paintings of the 1816 Merthyr Riots by a 14-year-old Penry Williams. Williams would later settle in Rome, and b… https://t.co/gk0jvTW1Xs
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @JoChopra @BacklistedPod Ready and waiting Jo... xThere seems to be a certain kind of columnist that no longer recognises any obligation to the "truth". Boris Johnso… https://t.co/o7UMMF9ljk
Retweeted by John MitchinsonCatch up on Hay Festival Digital sessions you might have missed over on #HayPlayer now https://t.co/Hk55fTmRsE 📖… https://t.co/jrvy7BRfGj
Retweeted by John Mitchinson @KitdeWaal @jounwin @CatRentzenbrink Couldn’t agree more.
5/24
2020

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