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Time for a restful night's sleep. Night, peeps https://t.co/u3v8CmDMxMTaken this day 2018, @drkarenlord & @paulmagrs signing after our talk at @edbookfest https://t.co/PirULk0GJD Great… https://t.co/f6QszEOWbwTaken this day 2018, the Most Excellent @AcmeDarryl signing books after his @MyriadEditions Graphic Science event a… https://t.co/1xnQKhSE1oTaken this day 2017, portrait of a busker on the Royal Mile https://t.co/fxj8a2mslh #Fringe #Edinburgh #photography #portraitTaken this day 2016, the splendid @amendlocke signing my chum Kaia's book at @edbookfest https://t.co/7j3Jjm9Fe6https://t.co/9QQu5olsVTTaken this day 2016, Charlotte Square at night during @edbookfest https://t.co/rCQ1rYCRnL #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2014, @michaelcarey191 & @isabelgreenberg at @edbookfest https://t.co/X4D5rUdAfJ #books #comics #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2013, Joe Sacco & Chris Ware talking to @TeddyJamieson at @edbookfest From their expressions I think… https://t.co/NU3C1rAHJ4Taken this day 2012, portrait in sunlight and shadows https://t.co/XPRbIURgfk Actor at the #Fringe on the Royal Mil… https://t.co/QsOTsJmHrfTaken this day 2012, cowboys and aliens on the Royal Mile https://t.co/0VN1TNWSck #Fringe #Edinburgh #photography @jeffvandermeer I do love when a kitty puts their paw on your wrist or hand like that, as if to say "you're mine".#DEATHROWCATS !!! #CARTHAGETX #cats ! #ADOPT ! #FOSTER ! #PLEDGE for #RESCUE! #LASTCALL #ADOPTUS #FOSTERUShttps://t.co/uJLhb9GXZf
Retweeted by Lord Woolamaloo @JennieMacfie @OrkneyLibrary Hah, possibly, but I can't imagine I would leave any behind for a stash, I'd have eaten and drunk it all :-) @DocFiBrown @jamescanton @tweetclix @EdinBookshop @canongatebooks @BBCRadio4 Being of good Celtic heritage, my skin… https://t.co/MBaRhq2CTLA Trump advisor appeared to have tried to insult Kamala Harris by comparing the vice presidential candidate to Marg… https://t.co/IpGnRxT6OR
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooStash of beer and gummy sweets from the 1980s found hidden behind section in public library https://t.co/UuRQihLuyHWatching Michael O'Shea's The Transfiguration, a young boy with emotional problems, obsessed with vampire lore. Low… https://t.co/A69Y7KAHup @DocFiBrown @jamescanton @EdinBookshop @canongatebooks @BBCRadio4 I love reading under a good treeThis is pretty damned cool: a house made out of the stern of an 1908 US Coastguard vessel https://t.co/ealN5b6957 G… https://t.co/DGGveUYzw2Please enjoy the sight of a pair of bear cubs playing in a kiddie pool in someone's back garden https://t.co/V3dOIjBtfS @DocFiBrown @jamescanton @EdinBookshop @canongatebooks @BBCRadio4 Lovely to see you, Fi, hope you enjoy the book!Clouds reflecting in the Union Canal this evening. #Polwarth #Edinburgh https://t.co/MmXotFupkAChap repairing the old TARDIS at #Polwarth this evening. #Edinburgh #DoctorWho https://t.co/TOtohN1mujView from the top of the bookshop ladder. All daredevil aerial stunts performed without the aid of a safety net...… https://t.co/Q1NTNDxQ2GNew @valmcdermid klaxon!!! Still Life a new Karen Pirie tale, just arrived from @LittleBrownUK #books #CrimeFiction https://t.co/6BISSpmrMG
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooQuick run to post some books, fights temptation to get ice-cream cone from Luca's on way back... #Edinburghhttps://t.co/s5YVAaLZgQ @edinhelp ThanksNice bookmarks from @OrendaBooks arrived, complete with sweeties they included for us just because they are lovely!! https://t.co/8eAmpoC7F8
Retweeted by Lord Woolamaloo @LR_Lam @_ElizabethMay Yep @LR_Lam @_ElizabethMay Just had someone in to buy a copy, I think she said you tapped her for biology advice for your work.I can't give a shout out to @EdinBookshop for obvious reasons 😂 but any one out there love our Children's Dept enou… https://t.co/1dgAq5c77F
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooBerries. #nature https://t.co/k2NSDIyEot @edinhelp Thank you 😃 @edinhelp hi, guys. This builder's van has been blocking the entire pavement at the top of Merchiston Ave (near jun… https://t.co/CPPqwyDARMStumbles reluctantly into waking world once more.... https://t.co/Hz6ZCyLTmX
8/14
2020
Off to sail the seas of the Dreaming. Night, peeps https://t.co/LfDbd88Yok @shellbryson Yeah, was rather disappointed too. Difficult times for sure, but still irked zero SF or GN events, entire area ignored. @shellbryson Would that be certain lit fest that had zero SF or GN events units digital form?? @DocFiBrown Quite enjoy the ritual of it too, getting vinyl out of sleeve, dusting it down, needle on record, that… https://t.co/qWhV4hNPGC @DocFiBrown Cool, see you then. I am missing being able to browse the music stall in the Grassmarket on Saturdays f… https://t.co/yzc4AjsHXI @DocFiBrown most were in good condition as I often only played them a few times, recorded onto a Metal or Chrome ta… https://t.co/KQvnZinOyx @DocFiBrown When my chum got me a Crosley turntable in a case a couple of years back for my bday I rummaged through… https://t.co/PfK1HNO8s0Champagne producers hit by slump in sales during pandemic https://t.co/ovPRsblxDP You know, in the spirit of public… https://t.co/8FG1J7Vw49Liking this: iconic final scenes of 2001 re-created at home as 2020: An Isolation Odyssey https://t.co/CJX5Tm8Udx #film @oculusaye @LocalEyesTours ah, but it doesn't count till a White Man explains it all to everyone :-) @DocFiBrown Ah, singles, how I remember those. Both the 45rpm variety and the cheese slices.... @shellbryson Comfort yourself with the thought that in four months you will be complaining about your energy bills… https://t.co/LswqVrT5U1 @JonCG seen this? https://t.co/zFcECfOcDi Gorgeous, handbuilt, Deco-inspired fairing on a BMW R100. Bloody gorgeous… https://t.co/GrtdbUnHzlJim was just the son of the 4th Lord Bethell, but he hustled, had grit and perseverance, and eventually became the… https://t.co/9YfAMbq3Ni
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooWalking, cycling or just sitting by the Union Canal on a summer evening https://t.co/eMlMFvRHNN #Fountainbridge #Edinburgh #photographyYe gods. This utter moron should be removed from his office right away and charged with reckless endangerment of hi… https://t.co/A1SSmnz2SxYeah, uh. This isn’t good AT ALL. https://t.co/WCNA0Tr4dI
Retweeted by Lord Woolamaloo @karochan3 I'm glad they made it law, so few were bothering before they did, it was making me very ratty @CoryMacRae Exactly, and they often tells students they are "preparing them for the real world" (which most of the… https://t.co/OwWejvuNSo @LR_Lam Woot!!! If you do find yourself by the Edinburgh Bookshop come in and get a book selfie with Seven Devils a… https://t.co/X4QGmzgzHMI never thought this would ever, ever happen, much less in 2020. I think I'm in shock. Holy shit. https://t.co/HFGPPK0BmZ
Retweeted by Lord Woolamaloo @CoryMacRae I remember our psychology lecturer at college saying we were doing various essays & assignments because… https://t.co/ygwGe0CSmFNew @catherinerayner just arrived from @MacmillanKidsUK - Arlo, the Lion Who Couldn't Sleep. #books #BooksForKids https://t.co/HHZFM3hlpF
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooThere's a great review of Victory Point on Down The Tubes! #comics "This is a book I will come back to again and ag… https://t.co/wqkpRozuua
Retweeted by Lord Woolamaloo @Jelliottcoleman Zarjaz!!! @ChristineCarr @EdinBookshop Sorry, we've not been told of any signed ones coming to usTripwire Reviews DC's The Joker: 80 Years Of The Clown Prince Of Crime https://t.co/Om0LDWKvPR @ollymacnamee @LordWoolamaloo
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooForced to confront the waking world again... https://t.co/bjqudPtCIP
8/13
2020
Slumbering time, night, peeps https://t.co/hRsk92di5nTaken this day 2019, #portrait of a #Fringe performer https://t.co/jWc2nhhNHE Royal Mile, #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2018, @johnhdunning , Michael Kennedy & Javi Rey signing after we had a great @SelfMadeHero event at… https://t.co/s1DpoTq5LrTaken this day 2015, Saucy Jack & the Space Vixens at the #Fringe https://t.co/cS2NgvKNi5 #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2012, twin sisters Kris & Alix performing music at the #Fringe https://t.co/j2gxiCCIg4 #music #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2012, #portrait of a #Fringe actor https://t.co/KDUoywMvEN #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2010, lady marionette blowing me a kiss on the Royal Mile https://t.co/Dig5WUkgbd #Edinburgh #Fringe #photographyTaken this day 2010, performers doing a slow march up the Royal Mile at the #Fringe https://t.co/i07VN4t2K9 #Edinburgh #photographyTaken this day 2007, Park Chan-Wook at the @edfilmfest https://t.co/mnexTLv5Ip #Edinburgh #film #photographyWildlife cameras hidden in Thai forest capture more images of wild tigers https://t.co/zVEyPrxk1Y Beautiful creatures.People enjoying drinks and a blether outside Montpeliers this evening (what a difference from last night!)… https://t.co/Jm3D71lcJA @AnnVanderMeer wait till he starts telling him about the really big bunny with the pocket watch, who always appears to be in a hurryChap and his reflection at the Globetrotter chip shop, #Bruntsfield https://t.co/Sp9NfFUCO4 Sorry, @Beathhigh didn'… https://t.co/Z62rLfItUl @rowenaaitken Glad to hear it :-) @AnnVanderMeer Oh no, Grampa Jeff's off one his "do you know rabbits eat poop" trips.I like to think that just sometimes I make a difference...Introduced another young reader to Harry Harrison's wonderful Stainless Steel Rat adventures. Ready to move from YA… https://t.co/PpmuEZxaUw @DocFiBrown Oh that was you! Yes! We should have had those just after the event, now told any day now. I'm in till… https://t.co/wuLZPxg96W @DocFiBrown You should have said hi!!! @sjksanders @horror_channel @SirPatStew It's the first time I have revisited this ep since I lost my beloved aunt a… https://t.co/UO0ddSAzFIThat rather nice feeling when you come home on a hot day after work and realise you made so much pasta last night t… https://t.co/2ia2BBNjo9 @awmudge @rowenaaitken Yes, thanks, was fine! I try not to worry about it happening again, but I thought that the f… https://t.co/BpjrcPpk4DThis evening's @horror_channel #StarTrek TNG repeat is "Sarek". Superb, deeply emotional episode (ironically for a… https://t.co/LUEAD84zw0 @SirBenfro @aptshadow Sitting by the Union Canal after bookshop work, reading another few chapters of it Al fresco,… https://t.co/gXF1cNBhxPAlso, on the subject of good things, that @aptshadow has a new book out next week that you're all going to want to… https://t.co/UjYhvCBtaZ
Retweeted by Lord WoolamalooTripwire Reviews Ed Brubaker And Sean Phillips’ Pulp Original Graphic Novel https://t.co/2pt3btLNTy
Retweeted by Lord Woolamaloo @LR_Lam A badge of honourAfter last night's hours-long giants playing Taiko drums thunder, Zeus-level lightning & ferocious deluge, this eve… https://t.co/Fl7BQloJsz @AikiSaul Congrats!!!We just unpacked Christmas books. It's August 12th.... Unsurprisingly I am not feeling the festive spirit... #books https://t.co/Hri0ou5Jv6 @MissSJP A damp piece!What a difference from last night"s hours-long thunderstorms: pavements still glistening wet but sun drying them of… https://t.co/Y9T34LNmvGBookselling time https://t.co/Xae7WS6571Oh, look, it is morning. Happy happy, joy joy https://t.co/ZsgUNbqoHB
8/12
2020
Sleepy byes times, night, peeps https://t.co/mRP01HzxSaIf I had known the lightning would go on for hours I would have made more effort to finish off my creature, ready t… https://t.co/DZy4Get2ZF @rowenaaitken I've been checking the spot where it came in during previous storms umpteen times this evening alread… https://t.co/C1rSX6jYjV
8/11
2020

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