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Passim, polymath of the useless, musician, and charity trustee. All views my own. RT ≠ endorsement.

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Joined Twitter 6/6/10


@EquusontheBuses The “i” version is a common archaism/anglicisation. Bradshaw used it in his railway guides. @EquusontheBuses I didn’t know Orwell designed the façade of Euston Station. 🤔 https://t.co/d6759yYLLcI was waiting in A&E (planned) earlier and couldn’t get this out of my head. Apt really, but it’s been years since… https://t.co/uY3CMIN3HX
2/15
2020
For the first time in a good while I was well enough to nip out wearing something idiosyncratic. Where once was al… https://t.co/oIb9toOZFN
2/13
2020
Lots of movements and appointments today so my medicines scrip came in very handy indeed. https://t.co/YU15qehUl2 @danial77 Aye, not much fun. Still, I’m back to hospital today for a dressings/strategy rethink so hopefully progr… https://t.co/gcyUvTjGwC
2/12
2020
Who wants a mini Art History lesson on dating crucifixions? I’d usually do an hour, but I’ll try a thread. There ar… https://t.co/CqE5dnaSmv
Retweeted by Matt Davies 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇪🇺I have to admit that a period of post-op incarceration in which everything is a cycle of damp-washing-drying-changi… https://t.co/C96yUvdkRsRoses are red, tankards are pewter... https://t.co/Jendd40VoP
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2/11
2020
Sunday trains cancelled as Storm Ciara approaches https://t.co/idMRLQP3LM
2/7
2020
@LoneyJane Sometimes enjoying yourself just for the sake of pleasing yourself is its own reward. It also has the a… https://t.co/YfA4ao28AjPedal work like this always blows my mind. https://t.co/MK27Y0xoQ4Always a classic. 😊 https://t.co/vB9NsrmCjK....or you could read the brilliant aricle in Stevenson, Cox and Channing's "Leading the Police" by...no, I couln't… https://t.co/BjzI39F54A
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2/6
2020
Erm... okay. https://t.co/5CYutEArON
2/5
2020
@bexxi A man girdle and a jerry can would be a start, Sis. @prokrastinix I hadn’t thought of that!!! 🤨The situation has garnered some lovely, supportive messages on FB though. Something must be wrong. 🤔Have to admit that this “read till moist dressing needs changing — read till moist dressing needs changing — watch… https://t.co/CDpMlAPSnqAhh... the OED. Many of my old friends would agree. https://t.co/wNkS28txmu
2/4
2020
@LoneyJane Well, a lock picker/pocket picker can also be called a ‘fingersmith’Sorry, I’ve been a little quiet recently. Ten days in hospital. I swapped a navel for 26 staples – that’s good bu… https://t.co/BeASiaIt9G
2/3
2020
MISSING: 120m Iron Age hill fort The archaeological site was last seen on Wednesday evening https://t.co/ttkeMYEKEQ
1/23
2020
Pizza & Poirot made for a rather comfortable evening. I think I need to slow down. @AlecofWharf I know! Weird. @LoneyJane The second one is super.Now I come to think about it... 🤔 https://t.co/YNJN797IG7
1/22
2020
Doughnut. 😋This is not a bookmark. https://t.co/oy7tqM3aJv
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1/21
2020
I’ve just discovered that I find it almost impossible to envision how I write my signature without moving my hand. 🤔
1/20
2020
It’s not too late for steak and chips, is it?Anyone else see the irony in this job ad? https://t.co/3XD8nr4xkd
Retweeted by Matt Davies 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇪🇺Time for tea... https://t.co/D3zKWXfndAFLOOF!!! https://t.co/9RklQF918m
1/19
2020
It’s very brrr tonight. Two duvets and a flanking of monkeys it will be. (The polar bears can fend for their polar selves.)The juxtaposition that makes you realise internet cookies must have been following you since you were fourteen. https://t.co/3obGjWwgCEEarly Saturday evening. Time to engage pub ‘n’ crossword mode.Useful. https://t.co/FktxSOoBbjEither it’s another cool sunset in Cardigan Bay or someone’s just nuked Wexford. https://t.co/TWh9vVv2Gd
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1/18
2020
@LoneyJane https://t.co/U2OAPMdKeyPeblig, keeping an eye out for the postman. https://t.co/VXSQfXj36vHistoric rivalries run deep. https://t.co/vKXAyWfTeOOne for @bexxi xxx. https://t.co/OpwjnGJp6L
1/17
2020
One would be hard pressed to find fault in this logic... (The Times – 16/01/2020) https://t.co/oxpa4BK9OP
1/16
2020
Oooohhh!!! 😍 https://t.co/osljSmMbbn @LoneyJane Just a couple of stirrers as you will find in any local.Nipped over to the pub and managed to comfortably use a barstool (something my lower body has left me unable to do… https://t.co/RPBDjU6DQ5
1/15
2020
At the moment I seem to be able to consistently lose weight on a diet that is 33% doughnuts. 🤔About bloody time too!!! Great news. Gambling on credit cards to be banned - BBC News https://t.co/Du9m6MyJG9
1/14
2020
This may very well be true, but I’ve just seen today’s weather forecast. Not going anywhere after 11am as flying f… https://t.co/4mr3FYXKAKWhen your security controls are blocking you from doing legitimate work... https://t.co/XJC516GmVX
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1/13
2020
Gonna try this sleep malarkey again. The sound of light rain on slate will help. 🙂Did some bass guitar practice earlier after way too long. My fingers are about as accurate as a greased octopus.… https://t.co/l2pUZVZSpU
1/11
2020
Dermatological intrigue from my sis. https://t.co/mK5BEllEfx @EquusontheBuses @jonny5068 I agree. @AnnieMouse81 I tried thinking about squirrels the other night. It worked.* * Suggestion, not a panacea.
1/10
2020
M&S sell portions of cheesecake in packs of two. I live alone. I was forced to improvise.Not being funny but I’ve had the same Tour stage clothes for 10 years. I’d like to say I was being ethical but trut… https://t.co/DDDZsUWrDu
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1/8
2020
The ol’ front garden is being a little contumacious today. https://t.co/NzEHGVSpte
1/6
2020
Me, at the moment, blaming a pool cue. https://t.co/pU5R3fo9giIt’s that time of the morning when the blackbirds suddenly get drowned out by the gulls. Boooo!!!
1/5
2020
I haven’t got my glasses on and just misread ‘Fairtrade Bananas’ as ‘Homemade Bananas’. I thought the idea to be very novel. @LoneyJane And mine. @LoneyJane That’s it! 🙂 Though how one explains the freak of nature that is Les Claypool I’ll never fathom. https://t.co/N0mFiVgaeX @LoneyJane It’s by no means a dark art; it just takes practice. Both lines are quite simple in themselves. I some… https://t.co/Nl4dLvtvJcHa!!! Someone recognised these earlier as original (ca. 1988-9) British Knights. I must hobble home, get the whit… https://t.co/yddRNt1UJQListened to this earlier for the first time in years. I once performed in the whole oratorio both singing bass and… https://t.co/6nZNABaC4s @LoneyJane Or are you waiting to be shown to your table? 🤔
1/4
2020
I’m at a loss as to what to think about tonight in order to get to sleep. I tried squirrels the other night. They… https://t.co/a9w9o1ogfjCan’t believe Donald Trump has droned Sean Connery. Bastard. https://t.co/I7DV7Ffqj9
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1/3
2020
In bed to keep the monkeys calm during fireworks. Happy New Year, y'all. xxx.
1/1
2019
a new years eve thread: much like times square has the new years eve ball drop, myriad towns throughout pennsylvani… https://t.co/doguUHprnU
Retweeted by Matt Davies 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇪🇺 @LoneyJane Curiouser and curiouser!
12/31
2019
It would seem that @Peblig1 picked 'the difficult corner' after he chose to help with the crossword. https://t.co/Q4LPCefDBd
12/30
2019
Ah... bed. I might think about squirrels tonight. That should keep my brain busy.
12/29
2019
I made this a while back for a friend. Just found the picture. I like it. Must try to remember how I did it. Bi… https://t.co/t2Cqbajth1
12/28
2019
Aww... 😥 A fine, fine tunesmith I Am What I Am composer Jerry Herman dies aged 88 - BBC News https://t.co/NEnScGXgUL @LoneyJane That’s superb.
12/27
2019
Sometimes on a wet and cold evening, tucking up under a duvet with a couple of irascible monkeys* and calming them… https://t.co/oNMkzRyoDC
12/26
2019
@ellle_em Candide
12/25
2019
Pombley is currently warming up the ol’ orchestral sleigh bells to allow me to fulfil my annual ritual of messing w… https://t.co/KHlnzYHach @wildeaboutoskar They’re none too shabby in my opinion (for a mass produced option).I like this. https://t.co/MwL4oleZuJ
12/24
2019
The Times front page – 23/12/19 https://t.co/rEzDcRKKTw
12/23
2019
I find it a little ironic that a huge number of Twitter users seem to have simultaneously undergone a Damascene con… https://t.co/hBTGERJyEl @AnnieMouse81 🏳️🏳️🏳️I might have to try this... Take a look behind the 'small doors to imaginary spaces' within bookshelves - BBC News https://t.co/02xBB6xXNd @HorribleSanity @SFFAudio Totally agree. Mushrooms should be left to gambol without hindrance in fields and glades… https://t.co/IWCydiqxtN
12/22
2019
‘Mad Friday’ - the most rumbustious night of the year in the old quarter of Aberystwyth. Lying on my bed. The sco… https://t.co/0MdAIRanSa
12/20
2019
The pigeon won the argument. https://t.co/ys21rWXl6w
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12/19
2019
🕷 🎈 https://t.co/Km90QMZeJA
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12/18
2019
Just call it performance art. Barricades up in flames for real at Les Mis show in Cardiff - BBC News https://t.co/LVPs8HMBAi
12/17
2019
What!!? Serie A anti-racism campaign sparks criticism over images of monkeys | World News | Sky News https://t.co/9f6MFjQz60Imagine Serapis sitting in front of you at the church recital. 🙄🥖 (Triptych of Serapis wearing a modius of grain a… https://t.co/4rHwFrwh05
Retweeted by Matt Davies 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇪🇺This Tuesday at 2:45pm Mayorial Candidate @RoryStewartUK will be outside WHITECHAPEL BELL FOUNDRY to declare his… https://t.co/67e5RBa2Wh
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12/16
2019

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