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Creator & boss of The Literary Gift Company and Present Indicative (@literarygifts; and @academicgifts). School governor, & part-time EdD student @UniRdg_IoE.

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Joined Twitter 5/8/09


No no no https://t.co/B5CEiDDND6
1/23
2020
Harsh but fair. https://t.co/45iufsgQ80
1/22
2020
@LouiseInward @frankcottrell_b That book!Hi @guardian your article on the Oresund Bridge (source = @Reuters) mentions ‘workmen’. Given it is going to take 1… https://t.co/55T8xt77ffDear Twitter Is there a book that you loved as a child that you have passed on to the children in your life? Or o… https://t.co/Iwz66qhc0D
Retweeted by Dani Hall @LRBbookshop @batch_services @ABAbook @ShelfAwareness @BAbooksellers Stickers!!!! @The_PBS Hi after being part of the #petersfieldbookshop story, I phoned on Tuesday left a £10 deposit with the sug… https://t.co/1ykErPl3Yo
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1/20
2020
More than £200,000 raised to get Big Ben to bong for Brexit. Meanwhile I’m spending £50 of my own money to ensure… https://t.co/7mzMDOEYpV
Retweeted by Dani Hall @soapachu Up the Junction - Squeeze @ReadingTallMe @misscharliebond @DeadlockedRooms Ahh, that one's triiiiiicky!! Good luck.
1/18
2020
@WoodbridgeEmpor The Night of the Avenging Blowfish by John Welter @TheHoursBrecon A tough act to follow!
1/17
2020
Just had a meeting with a HT of a school in Special Measures. They’ve not received a penny, not allowed HMI visits… https://t.co/zDpNZaNivi
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1/15
2020
Look closely and what do you see? Once you learn to see inherent bias, you see it everywhere https://t.co/SpSr5wzNxs
Retweeted by Dani Hall @meandmybigmouth Big love to @BookaBookshop @TheHoursBrecon @Bookishcrick @RossiterBooks @HungerfordBookshttps://t.co/IyqPcwEY1YRadical vision that kept troubled children in school — and cut crime https://t.co/DVKIodDSCR @samatlounge Did you watch Firefly? Possibly best ever SF/western crossover for people who don't like westerns. @andewilkins @SRayner11 👍thanks!
1/14
2020
@andewilkins @SRayner11 Hi, I just remembered your plans and couldn't help wondering if you'd made progress on this… https://t.co/QD6Z3qdxxqGood grief. 98%? Dept for Health & Social Care: Make Cervical Cancer Screening Accessible For Disabled Women Like M… https://t.co/Z6gR7PqKic
1/13
2020
Happy news. https://t.co/sVd56mxvkO
1/10
2020
I see @Ofstednews was trending earlier. Until the Markle-Windsors hogged the news. Working on a bit of a rant about… https://t.co/i3BUOyJ53P @samatlounge Maybe it IS just me.Just me? Or is everyone getting this? https://t.co/HycSZLZFtl
1/9
2020
@farnhillj It might work in something else one day?Gamechanger? Ofsted wants to support these schools “with the aim not of passing judgement but of enabling support t… https://t.co/fccTnanuCB
1/8
2020
@marisasano @maritadachsel Excellent argument there.https://t.co/K5PF6wSdrG @AceSkene Oooo, thanks. It works, just drippy.
1/6
2020
@slider179 So the only answer is revolution? @slider179 That does make sense, thank you. Generates many more thoughts though...Noooo. And, I don't think they will be the only ones. The Oracle is half empty now, too. WHY are the rents and rat… https://t.co/KHDhgi9dH0I have learned 2 things today: 1. How to find the washer inside a tap. 2. It's not the washer that's the problem. What next? Tea I expect.
1/5
2020
@ReadingTallMe Are they like 4 years old?
1/4
2019
@samatlounge @Beathhigh @Beathigh 🤦‍♂️I think that's the second time I've wrongly tagged @beathhigh! That other guy… https://t.co/77zdEs4PrN @samatlounge @Beathhigh Many years ago I was sat next to @beathigh at a Waterstones managers conference dinner. My… https://t.co/9SutYhzKtv
12/19
2019
@artbyailbhe Oooo, that's like dollshouses with little dollshouses in!
12/16
2019
@neetsmarketing Thank you! We’re having fun seeing what ideas all our fans come up with!
12/15
2019
Another gem from the Conservative manifesto - cutting autism fund to 0 by 2024. These people are disgusting. Don't… https://t.co/46jD4nnUwJ
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12/7
2019
Enter our fantastic book giveaway now! We have 5 copies of "Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code", a new fictionalised biog… https://t.co/DyBnlxUQy2
Retweeted by Dani Hall @ReadingTallMe Tory @samatlounge @presentcorrect
12/6
2019
@MsJoBillington Thanks, same here: loving doing it. Not entirely sure how I find the time but I do and it makes me happy. @MsJoBillington School governance, but very early stages! @MsJoBillington Just managing the volume of letters, appointments, waiting lists, etc whether bombshells or not, is… https://t.co/8Q7DddEKlX
12/5
2019
@ailbhe Yes, true. @ailbhe One year I just called it 'Thank you'.No FB, we're not actually branching out into sex toys and dating. https://t.co/oScbIxOLxM
11/29
2019
@ReadingTallMe I wanna wife! @sketty_massive @petergaw @stevetheelf @charlymorgs @MattheJ26 Still got mine! https://t.co/fzUXCZqDZN @sketty_massive @petergaw @stevetheelf @charlymorgs @MattheJ26 😂making it up as we go...
11/28
2019
@mushenska I have read them all and LOVED them, except for Echo Burning which I felt was the weakest.
11/27
2019
Just been reminded of this poster from 10 years ago in @Bookmarks_books. Still magnificent. https://t.co/iRhx10p6lu
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11/23
2019
@Carlers50 @mushenska I went to one last year. It was fab. Did he tell the story about the snake? 😬😬😬Worst. Burlesque. Ever. https://t.co/krFIF1EwRC
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11/21
2019
@ailbhe Gosh I hope so, they are starting from scratch so surely... @reallylocalgrp seem pretty sound though. I am REALLY excited about it.The new cinema is progressing!! I am all excited. https://t.co/zbAJDs4R1l @ReadingTallMe They've been going for weeks too. It's all nonsense.
11/18
2019
Anyone already buying Xmas gifts? If you have a book-lover or writer in your life, I've picked out a few things you… https://t.co/yE7xY95Dnt
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11/16
2019
@MothTwiceborn @samatlounge Dare I suggest my newest store instead? https://t.co/WIcXVzU2MH
11/15
2019
Mull of Kintyre by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie. Hmmmm. https://t.co/36muCXq0hQ @Katiemorwenna @daphlt Yes, this!
11/14
2019
Wow! THIS 👇 from Mansell. I once described MATs as expressions of private monopoly but now they more closely resemb… https://t.co/lTozIFED4N
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11/12
2019
@swanseastones Don't miss that bit! @RoyalMailHelp But what if I can't get to the sorting office? Surely there is a way to make your online payment option to work? @carolecadwalla @facebook Facebook banned my advert for this Michael Gove totebag! https://t.co/mWaCb6A1Zg https://t.co/9VIT3kyc5B @RoyalMailHelp I get 1 or 2 of these a week. I can't travel to the sorting office (which is on the edge of town) ev… https://t.co/wOhDSRp19a @RoyalMailHelp I have tried a different browser, it makes no difference. I get 1 or 2 of these a week. It never see… https://t.co/QAGi9cNNoSHelp @RoyalMailHelp I have to pay a customs charge and your website repeatedly refuses to take payment. Is there an… https://t.co/JeZsF6K0FBHappy Halloween book lovers 🎃 #halloween #penguinbooks https://t.co/fffgog4baf
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10/31
2019
@AmyBrideMA Congrats!
10/30
2019
@GylesB1 And Eric Blair is Tony's grandad, of course.We’ve been sent the wrong Chekhov again 😂😂😂 https://t.co/KSb9zM6Pba
10/29
2019
@matthaig1 @corny_twiglet Midnight Cowboy was my first thought too.
10/27
2019
As we’re a wee indie bookshop we don’t try and compete with supermarkets or The River That Shall Not Be Named becau… https://t.co/br8Ck2huyq
Retweeted by Dani Hall @Alice_Pope Roast potatoes ARE Christmas. And the family thing obvs.
10/25
2019
Hi @daraobriain please could you share my thing here about autism, trying to raise awareness of our general existen… https://t.co/8B4PgOQCwn
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10/24
2019
School Governorwise our brand new federation between 2 fab primary schools in #rdguk is seeking a part time clerk t… https://t.co/vxNPkixbC2
10/23
2019
A very quick survey for school heads. (I'm working on a thought for a thing I'm writing.) PLEASE RT. #edutwitter H… https://t.co/N1pCdZ2PB1
10/22
2019
@samatlounge Me and @MaxineThurston talked about opening a soft play space with a bar for grownups - Tots and Shots...
10/21
2019
This is a metaphor for our times. “Inside Britain’s best libraries” is the article title but the cover photo is the… https://t.co/YbVjFpIvx1
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Retweeted by Dani Hall @JamesJkbowen @NAHTnews @JohnGRoberts @NAHTEdge @tes Thanks, that gives me the time I need.
10/20
2019
@NAHTnews @JohnGRoberts @JamesJkbowen @NAHTEdge @tes Hello, can I ask when this research is due to be published, I… https://t.co/ZPqYxdTADG @acaseforbooks Words do Well? @wordery Um, I already did yesterday? I think some progress has been made now. Thanks.
10/19
2019
@wordery I've emailed about 12 times and someone keeps saying they'll sort the issue but no-one ever does. I'd like… https://t.co/IoprjgyXtYI think people don't realise that MANY schools have no library... 1 in 8 according to this recent survey, and there… https://t.co/Wyyy2M1lVd
Retweeted by Dani HallHi @wordery have been emailing for weeks and getting nowhere with a specific query. Is there a phone number I can call? Thanks.
10/18
2019
Pupils being propelled out of school system 'in space of a day' https://t.co/oNAT2luSxn
Retweeted by Dani HallHey @GregHurstTimes , why don't you think the special needs pupils are "pupils" - or even *children*? You say in yo… https://t.co/ybFtlas9v0
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10/14
2019
I'm going to write a thesaurus and every single entry will read: "Yep, there should be a more suitable word than that one, but there isn't".
10/12
2019
@swanseastones Oooo, 25 years. Time for a party???
10/11
2019
@ReadingTallMe @curious_lounge I also remain a bit confused.
10/10
2019
Advice please - I have a uni assignment which involves doing an elevator pitch. How many floors should I aim for? https://t.co/aJyjUVaGtU
10/4
2019
I’ll be supporting the wonderful @_onetreebooks #Petersfield #Booksaremybag @booksaremybag @IndieBookshopUKhttps://t.co/sfuUBz2qFl
Retweeted by Dani Hall @snorkel_maiden @Science_Reading He had a great time! Also, once home he went straight to the calendar to mark the next couple of events.
10/2
2019
@snorkel_maiden @Science_Reading I will tell Him Indoors. He's mad on unusual birds!
10/1
2019

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