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Kirsty Murray @kirsty__murray London via Yorkshire

Book addict, event manager and occasional French speaker. Mine's a G&T. She / her.

1,061 Following   110 Followers   989 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/5/18


perks of knowing another language is unlocking a whole other world of songs you can understand
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10/19
2020
@graceyswer Félicitations! You've done amazingly well xRemember when I said I was going to need your help... For the millions who do not have the platform to be heard.… https://t.co/Rn8TOaTzoD
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @ashcroftethics That is awful. I'm so sorry you went through that. It's a horrible feeling. Hope today is better for you.
10/16
2020
Every single word of this from Dan Carden. Every single word. https://t.co/mtpnKfN4Jg
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayBig shout out to the woman in my local Sainsbury's who has ID'd me countless times over the past 5 years and still… https://t.co/rycxwBscc8
10/14
2020
Once you’ve watched Married At First Sight Australia, normal UK Married At First Sight is just too vanilla.
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @ashcroftethics Have you been listening in to my conversations?If you’re planning on buying books on Amazon today, can I urge you to buy from an independent bookshop or from… https://t.co/1jiyaXrE85
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10/13
2020
@ChipShopBird Completely asseptable @theguyliner Same here. Disturbing.
10/12
2020
@ChristinaMcMc A threader (they look weird but work).ok you can all stop tweeting about how you, a highly educated middle class person working in a creative industry, w… https://t.co/AcB4owKv48
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10/11
2020
@graceyswer Even better hearing them try to say 'beach'How it started & how it’s going: https://t.co/xFwFMk0jdm
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayFinally, some good news! https://t.co/PwA54eQE9D
10/9
2020
Not knowing enough about Greek mythology is my Achilles knee.
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10/8
2020
@eduardfosch @covrproject @eLaw_Leiden @Leading_cofund @UniLeidenNews @UniLeiden @RRDNL @COE4AI @EU_Commissionhttps://t.co/WJYTMge8YqI have been trying to read more broadly in recent months and have enjoyed new authors and perspectives. This is an… https://t.co/IVpEFI0CLzApparently cats are all over your laptop when you're trying to work because they want to mirror your behaviour. My… https://t.co/By3VMqoLLw
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10/2
2020
@thomdicomidis Plague time specialStrangers trying to sit next to me on the bus https://t.co/Mr2jdlPeEf
10/1
2020
@lucy_js_clarke They taste like orange Viscount biscuits. Is that what you were thinking of? @CharlotteBHC Is this another TinyLetter Y/N
9/30
2020
In 2020, it doesn’t get bigger than this: the two most influential black voices in television today, on Zoom and sp… https://t.co/hmJNcElgbZ
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @AccidentalP Can you make a 'Domingo's Tapas Bar, Little Oakley' T-shirt? @HappyPhantom_UK @MacmillanKidsUK Congratulations Sarah! They are lucky to have you 🥳I repeat: until the Northern Powerhouse Minister position is reinstated - this time as a proper cabinet role - and… https://t.co/E8tBevTV24
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9/29
2020
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9/27
2020
@HayleyThough Take care of yourself x
9/26
2020
Virtual conferences followed by real champagne receptions FTW https://t.co/cU3aSKPJqL @MsEmilyMorris Not long not until our holibobs. Little H (hubby's double) is so excited she's soiled her Boden (#adhttps://t.co/ldZpnHBLrm @MsEmilyMorris 'So hard to find the right kind of vintage Edwardian pelmets so we had to order bespoke ones. A bargain at £999!'
9/24
2020
So pleased Pam Doove has got a job modelling for Gucci after her acting career failed to take off. https://t.co/ZJUpkpSX9P
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9/23
2020
Freddie Mercury? #GBBO https://t.co/KpccpduC1aIt is rare to see a magazine publish an interview in which their interviewer is so thoroughly and effectively skewe… https://t.co/NhCE0I3Ghm
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayThere’s a new Hyperbole and a Half post and it’s AMAZING https://t.co/W3IPIwI4ru
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @samatlounge Sheffield *is* lovely, but counts as south for Bradfordians like me.
9/22
2020
@MsEmilyMorris See also: "Have you heard of my favourite film, Goodfellas?"Elle a raison! Bravo, Paris. https://t.co/xzLxUfIUSu @parislees
9/21
2020
A friend in another bit of northern England earlier: ‘Tbh I get that impression a lot, that if it doesn’t affect Lo… https://t.co/CWil2h8wNN
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9/20
2020
My bit on Boris Johnson’s testing fiasco, Rees-Mogg telling people to look grateful, weapons-grade Cummings and var… https://t.co/pxhm9n4EDL
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9/19
2020
@samatlounge Nothing worse than book bloat. See: The Goldfinch, The Paying Guests, all of the Strike novels, and th… https://t.co/StlsVIFeUh
9/17
2020
@adeleparks Yes! 35.
9/15
2020
@readingagency @TheBookerPrizes Shuggie Bain deserves to be shortlisted ❤The most British thing to do is to tut loudly and move along'Grass up to help out' doesn't have the same ring to it @HayleyThough What a lovely thread, Hayley x
9/14
2020
@BootstrapCook Mary Berry's bread and butter pudding is the best!
9/13
2020
I love a jumpy film (although the true horror is Zoom and its meeting time limit) https://t.co/x9t2O0LKVvAbout to watch Host, wish me luck!This isn’t because “2020 sucks”, it’s because of climate change and the fossil fuel industry, who knew for decades… https://t.co/jMU0QiFA2A
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @kirstylogan Kirstie, Kristy, even Kristie = dead to me Kirst: what my family calls me and sums up my feelings towards 2020
9/12
2020
Goodbye, Diana Rigg. A true titan of theatre, film and television. You leave decades of an indefatigable, tremendou… https://t.co/D5WsNcHnKU
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @littlehux I was going to write 'learn to live with the piles', but sounds wrong. @littlehux Short TBR pile and clear out any books you've had for more than a year that you think you are not going to read.
9/10
2020
it’s the public’s fault for not taking enough tests but also for taking too many tests https://t.co/UYhe76lK9J
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @guypewsey One of my daydream side projects is a twitter account called Who Are They Related To and every time a ne… https://t.co/bVdEoJWkmY
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9/9
2020
Nothing like a two-hour commute on overcrowded trains to really unwind. https://t.co/H6GkdQizef
9/8
2020
Tonight, Conservative MPs voted against putting into law the implementation of the Grenfell Inquiry Phase I recomme… https://t.co/RgRampBt57
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @LisforLia Outstanding work.
9/7
2020
Where is the humanity? https://t.co/Pb4YR2yguO
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayRewatching @kathandkim after many years and it still holds up https://t.co/OyvcIljmY1Happy Publication Day to all authors with books out today. Lucky readers with so much choice 📚📚📚📚📚
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9/3
2020
miranda july and i went here, there, everywhere https://t.co/TsatZ8EF2X
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayWatch this. It makes very interesting viewing. https://t.co/24qmNTffRwAt education committee, Tory chair Rob Halfon summarises the position of Ofqual execs after exam grading chaos: "Not me guv"
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9/2
2020
Instinctively want to buy a mid-year diary and a new pencil case. Hello #September1st
9/1
2020
@edbookfest Also, a huge thank you to the events team, behind the scenes! I know how much work goes into online eve… https://t.co/DyNbd808m9 @edbookfest I've really enjoyed this year's festival! Wonderful line-up, great to be able to watch on demand and so… https://t.co/fS1rZrf3BV @EJWoolf Same here, I can't get enough of them 😋 You can order them from French Click, but delivery slots are limited atm
8/31
2020
Truly, madly, deeply: meet the people turning their basements into secret fantasy worlds https://t.co/iMJfd8U8KVOnly Chadwick could embody Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and T’Challa. He, too, knew what it meant to perseve… https://t.co/jBNA8BhqOA
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayDear @BBCWomansHour there is no such thing as an “accent-less accent”. It’s a case of prestige accented people normalising their privilege.
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8/30
2020
@MsEmilyMorris they tend to use it in Sheffield a lot too
8/27
2020
Pure dead brilliant. This conversation between @Doug_D_Stuart and @Damian_Barr is an absolute joy. Can't wait to re… https://t.co/xMUO3tgTy3Heathers (1989) https://t.co/vUzipFAM4O
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayGood. These insensitive comments are a huge insult to orgs like @WAVETrauma and show no understanding of those affe… https://t.co/iIisnzvM6PThere’s a link here to a donation page for a fund for the baby, as well as a petition for an enquiry. https://t.co/HTx79FkvG7
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8/26
2020
michaela and i talked about that ending https://t.co/9oqfRCCqMB
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8/25
2020
Ridiculously pathetic penalty for Rio Tinto bosses. These sacred sites are irreplaceable. https://t.co/hldPJnrwPA
8/24
2020
@avoiding_bears See also: deep-fried balls (bitterballen) @CharlotteBHC Katie Prive sounds like some kind of escort service 😂
8/22
2020
Me right now, after chopping about 100 onions for tonight's cookery class https://t.co/kXtyaWXlIw
8/21
2020
@eduardfosch I remember this place! Enjoy your bitterballen 😁
8/20
2020
You’ll have to go a long, long way to find a better shop name than this. https://t.co/zBcA5HczYU
Retweeted by Kirsty MurrayIt’s Tuesday, #TheWeekInTory is already 80 points long, and I’m very sorry you have to read it. And even more sorr… https://t.co/6OetIzEg9O
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8/19
2020
@jessmeacham They can join people that set up meetings for the one 30 min slot you have in the day, forgetting there is any need for lunch @ashcroftethics I know! It's a good job the virus is only spread by breathing through your mouth.
8/18
2020
Someone I know keeps tagging me in Daily Mash anti-London posts as an incentive to move away. Is this the geography… https://t.co/rx0wETEmhZ
8/17
2020
@MarianKeyes SO addictive. So many creeps though 🤮 Only on S1 so far but Mary needs to end that binfire of a relati… https://t.co/417Zm6FASsOh lord, people have been pimping Swiss rolls to make their own Colins. A thread. https://t.co/mObbhM1eBy
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8/16
2020
This is a long read but helps explain why the British government would rather attack an ice cream company and talk… https://t.co/rvySfyRUnE
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8/15
2020
Many people have been using quarantine as a time to perfect their bread or coffee making skills, but I personally h… https://t.co/dtUtwk4449
Retweeted by Kirsty MurraySomehow I’ve lucked out and have an 8yo who thinks secretly reading under the covers past her bedtime is an act of… https://t.co/ryD45HFXRi
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8/14
2020
I wrote about the problems with millennial commentary which frames *us all* as financially precarious for @guardian https://t.co/08X9t6gXb9
Retweeted by Kirsty Murray @maggiesmithpoet Joyful Spotify playlists. Gardening. Learning how to draw (badly). @Terri_White I can't tell you how angry I am about this, Terri. For a lot of people from poorer backgrounds, uni fe… https://t.co/cdJkW7Zt5LHappy Left Handers Day to my fellow Green & Yellow Scissor Bandits! ✂️💚 #LeftHandersDay https://t.co/57SUqmN9lZ
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8/13
2020
As someone who also finds comfort in cookbooks I absolutely loved this piece by @foodgeekgem. Also, if you like foo… https://t.co/fTKRHc0zd3
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8/12
2020

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