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Ex-Producer, BBC Radio Comedy. I like discussing cats, books (fantastical & children's ones especially) & growing weird food plants. Powered by tea. She/her.

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Joined Twitter 9/27/16


Benign embarrassment. Cats. https://t.co/EZVRaynYxy @TheRichTurner I just went and re-looked-up 'epistemological' and I forgot it while I was still reading the definitionNo... no, I don’t. But I can’t help feel that by the time you’re appealing to the public for information on this po… https://t.co/PSNn4AW3vw
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenIf you've put 'deontological' in your book, it's fine obviously. I'm fairly used to having no idea what's happening, it's not your fault. @notsotweets That's a clearer explanation of it than I found - I got rule-based but yes that makes more sense @notsotweets I looked up ontological and had got it wrong, haha. Now I'm wondering what word I must have been thinking of. @notsotweets Yeah I reckon I can remember ontological. Is it to do with the beginnings of stuff, so like creation/o… https://t.co/5LEB2Wf9d0 @SquidClaude I'm struggling to get it to stick, even after I didIs 'deontological' the kind of word that is normal to find in a sentence in a contemporary novel? Do I just not kn… https://t.co/Dv3N1jXmJQthis just made my day https://t.co/jElGdw6X07
Retweeted by Katie Marsden @ldlapinski Oh god, somebody stop me having to think Enemies to Plovers. They're not even proper seabirds, they're more beachy @quantick He looks like he really needs a weeGoldfinch bath time at my garden pond yesterday. Lots of adults and juveniles who haven’t got their red faces yet.… https://t.co/7fRVkEoC3B
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenLast night I dreamt the opening lines of a novel again, woke so happy with the wit and profundity, grabbed my phone… https://t.co/i0XoJspIOD
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenI couldn't not do it. (i.e. add piano.) https://t.co/zUtnxJGENf https://t.co/rH8EWfi5te
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenIt’s always a good day to remind everyone that if you write for children but actively campaign against trans rights… https://t.co/eXpnFCGXcn
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenOh man, Jay's Mum Theory of History! So it's all about looking at time through the lens of people, not numbers. It… https://t.co/URyGOJFy49
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenSomething I want more people to be able to recognize is sealioning. Sealioning is a specific type of online harassm… https://t.co/YxtAFKJuHG
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9/29
2020
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Retweeted by Katie MarsdenThe Bagpuss album is so brilliant. I think my favourite is Bony King of Nowhere, but it's all genuinely great.Once at Les Mis I asked wardrobe to take my skirt up (kept tripping) she told me that we couldn't just "take the he… https://t.co/PN5hBeS0BW
Retweeted by Katie Marsden @ZiziFothSi Oh there's a lot of nice relaxed-ear work in that video @CharlotteMende1 I didn't anyone rec The Vegetarian Option by Simon Hopkinson yet (a tidy bloke). That is an amazin… https://t.co/og6kAv5grL @porridgebrain I would so love to be able to do the healthy limits. The only limit I can manage is not play at all,… https://t.co/JLF8ved6Bp @keirshiels The stamping plate is called Gothic and Chic (I admitted on here, when I thought of buying it, that I'm more Gothic and Squeak) @jeannette_ng Thank you! I am always extra happy if you like them @keirshiels Isn't it lovely? I'm going to use this pattern in lots of different ways, I think @ldlapinski You've got great taste, I bet you're rightBoop! https://t.co/LMMemATCcy
9/28
2020
this frog and toad knitting pattern is the best thing ive seen in a while https://t.co/pX8Ny5kpNJ
Retweeted by Katie Marsden @VampireGhuleh From a mama perspective, if my daughter was wondering if she should do that, I would want her to clamber on in x @JanelleCShane Bottom left gets a friendly, waving spectre behind them! 🖤 @alicecrumbs It's a fairly hibernation-based philosophy, we won't get much done but the berries are great @VampireGhuleh Sure thing xx @alicecrumbs It does look nice doesn't it? But then again, I think my mosquito thoughts attract lovely bats, so I'm… https://t.co/5eNb72OMq2 @VampireGhuleh You're going to be okay. It's very scary having times like that, and the feeling can stick around a… https://t.co/cKGrKYvQ3a @silverpebble Take all the time you need. I wish you many small moments of beauty that are just for you xx @CandiceMajewski Thank you! The top coat is on in the video, and it really helps show the colours changing, so shiny! @skinnerwrites A white base. Then one end of each nail has a sheer shimmery orange, and the other end has same but… https://t.co/HRIWUDOR7p @skinnerwrites I did! @GemIsWriting Thank you. I find that the shinies are very helpful to my mindThey're shimmery! https://t.co/I7IyAjOtAICostume designed by Eiko Ishioka (1938~2012) https://t.co/5oBinR6qmm
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenThese nails aren't top-coated yet, but here is a better pic for those of you who said nices, thank you! https://t.co/QxMkSHg8Is @halkyardo I might put up a better pic of them, people are saying nices, thank you!It is also hand-slurp time. Kissy baby. https://t.co/SSu5Sg1ggHIt's nose-slurp time! https://t.co/QJyYYBkhqF @MESalisbury Yes. You could try getting really dirty and then having one simply to wash in, and it might be nice again. @scraphamster @notsotweets Woah! Extremely capybara square friend vibe @scraphamster @notsotweets Omg no, I've seen nudie rats & liked them. I must look up skinny pigs @MESalisbury My bath hypothesis is that it's about expectations. If I've needed to get clean & there's no shower, t… https://t.co/AUx6tZ9PtO @Evie_tweeting Fuzzy babies though, and friendly @notsotweets I wanna hug one, apparently they feel amazingGOTHIC ROSE with uncanny skeletal face #BotanicalGothic #GothicAesthetics O Rose thou art sick. The invisible wor… https://t.co/iOkHALYCQO
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenThe only nudes I want to receive are pictures of Sphynx cats @KittyDorkling So perky!if the characters don’t pine for each other for so excruciatingly long that by the time they faintly touch hands yo… https://t.co/Q4r19HDB2w
Retweeted by Katie Marsden @KittyDorkling Michael's laugh is extremely extra and enjoyable @annalisadinn Though I've found that the following day, tiny dolls sing the same song to me, and I fall overOh hang on, I've got to the point in the Magnus Archives where the yearning kicks in and HELLO (It was already great for the creepies) @annalisadinn Ah yes, Zombie juice @ldlapinski A++ parenting and childing, well done all @m_d_kerr Thank you! @Mat_at_Brookes Oh the love reveal, yes I thought it was true but didn't expect such devastating clarity in how it… https://t.co/17h55bGi7j
9/27
2020
@Mat_at_Brookes I loved it so much. Has that underlying sadness & beauty that turns a scary book into something ext… https://t.co/nJGOdevmQi @charlieinabook Double omg! @m_d_kerr I took some earlier. One of the clearer face ones is have one of me in a top that I like, but will the colours of it be confusing? @ldlapinski Yeah, we have a lot of grave-based work in this household too. All immensely kind, of course @m_d_kerr So what is *my* undertone if they suit me? I'm trying to figure out if the colours to suit me are best op… https://t.co/SJuUGhU3Zs @m_d_kerr When I wore my small human in slings, my very best one was deep forest green, yellow toned, with a greyer… https://t.co/QxLrIPMidl @ZiziFothSi Yes, foundation has to be fancy fancy or it will always be yellow on me. Interesting... I'm confused th… https://t.co/t0Oh30SbLB @m_d_kerr I think I look okay in black. But maybe better in charcoal? Not sure. Dark autumn might make sense. But I… https://t.co/naOfoPatpu @ZiziFothSi help me I'm loads of different colours @m_d_kerr Thank you. I've lost all sense of what suits me. I've got blue veins but orange hair. I suit silver jewel… https://t.co/O6psMAqZMlMy daughter says I'm wearing a cat moustache (She says it's a mouse-stache) https://t.co/twRcte5bguPlease if you understand skin undertones, tell me how I appear to be all of them at once. I don't own lots of cloth… https://t.co/Nhw1QnfAdf @TinyWriterLaura I think you should be offered dainty sweets on a silver tray after showers. And a tame lynx to lick you dryI'm trying to work out my skin undertone season thing, and I swear I'm some kind of tortoiseshell, I have no idea which I am @m_d_kerr It is the finest of them all. @ZiziFothSi has one tooWhat happens when you leave your unlocked phone on the kitchen counter? Your cat steps on it and starts taking self… https://t.co/bnNcKGkycq
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenA beautiful miracle occurred. My empty cup was in my room. I went to brush my teeth, came back and it had been refi… https://t.co/ZcSOw6Tane @Geoff_McGivern @tghelani @mrchrisaddison I hope Chris is enjoying all of this hairbrush newsI miss my homepeople (The Mancunians, I am not a bee. Am also not French) https://t.co/3FyLlvowfb @Geoff_McGivern Not just a gif, a gif mcg, even better @tghelani @mrchrisaddison @Geoff_McGivern I want to know about this hairbrush wisdom please @mrchrisaddison @Geoff_McGivern Happy Birthday, you kind and mellifluous-toned gentleman! Xx @JayHulmePoet This is lovely. Also the buried neighbours would be super quiet and trouble-free, but you could go an… https://t.co/HAuDZ2Qm9lI swear to god, I try to do a normal interview describing a social phenomenon and I end up saying "time for rat mil… https://t.co/tLogLPOps4
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9/26
2020
@kelli_conley @samrawss @NateBrownBrown That book is so good at making innocuous things become horrifically frighte… https://t.co/LX4PyQMguqRoman Ribbed Glass Bowl with White Trailing, 1st Century AD. https://t.co/0ZVSZaDJc1
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenOn the horror recs, I read Uzumaki by Junji Ito v recently (many of you know it, but it is a manga from 1998/9) If… https://t.co/ZQGzWOyLtWPaddington Bear isn’t afraid to give Hard Stares when people are cruel or unjust, and that is the difference betwee… https://t.co/LXe7MxMs3Q
Retweeted by Katie MarsdenOkay, I made a list of my favourite horror novels (two of them are supposed to be non-fiction, but there you go). G… https://t.co/ERf6tHAU9B
Retweeted by Katie Marsden @Nicole_Cliffe You have brilliant taste! The ones I have read of these, I adore, so I'm really pleased to have this… https://t.co/LIU18y9a8SThis prof is several decades behind, I'm right yes? This is really weird https://t.co/Mwc0MgU7Hn @dancingofpens This is super weird and also she's way behind. I was at UK school in 90s under section 28, where tea… https://t.co/6fADi8wleR @ldlapinski I love graphic novel collaboration work, it's a beautiful thing with its own special worthGraphic Novel Writers who don’t illustrate your own writing / script, how did you pair up with your artist? RTs appreciated ❤️
Retweeted by Katie Marsden @skinnerwrites Whenever Sandi leaves a show I will always miss her, even if the new person is fab. But as with Mile… https://t.co/vlXWQ2t9nK @howlietwo Did you click through to the original video too? Because 🔥
9/25
2020

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