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Freelance editor, writer of fiction and non. Steampunk PhD student, sometime-parent. Kitchen philosopher, tea-drinker. Fan of naps.

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Joined Twitter 4/8/13

@Margie_Bloch Nothing like celebrating too early ๐Ÿ˜‚ @KirstyDummin And I just ended up doing those things after so I still finished everything, after all. Yay!
@rosequeue OH WOW. Look at this beautiful little person! Congratulations โค๏ธHa, within minutes of posting this, I realised I had not actually finished everything. OF COURSE.This doesn't happen often, but when it does, I think it's worth celebrating: I finished everything I meant to do tโ€ฆ
@rebeccajchaney They honestly just need to take a break @normal_ness Yep, it's just really hard to stop. But I'm working on it because I don't think I can keep up this pacโ€ฆ @normal_ness Every. damn. time.Me: oh thank goodness a whole day off with nothing to do My brain: ooh let's make a list of all the fun things yโ€ฆ
@drstip Without doubt @mrs__peel Sending hugs โค
@1KarenWyld He's working on his next one, too! I can't keep up ๐Ÿ˜‚ @G_D_Ison_Writer I know several people (writers especially, perhaps) who've left the platform, whether it's becauseโ€ฆ @G_D_Ison_Writer The way our society works, there has to be a few getting stuff and the rest of us muddle along, anโ€ฆ @G_D_Ison_Writer It's hard. I see posts saying 'X was rejected 5 million times before they got published! Don't givโ€ฆ @farmersway (Fergus is the one on the right) @farmersway @1KarenWyld Haha, I hope so! I love his story too. It'll also feel easier if I'm not doing it on my own, I think! Hโ€ฆ @1KarenWyld I will, probably end of next month. My dad just published his - we were planning on launching our togetโ€ฆ @farmersway @1KarenWyld Or allowed into her state without a whole lot of quiet time in a room on your own, let's face it... @1KarenWyld This is my worst fear and partly the reason I've not yet launched my book. The other part was waiting fโ€ฆ @G_D_Ison_Writer Omg, I've been feeling this a lot lately too. A LOT. Dunno if it's the time of year, but everyoneโ€ฆ @farmersway @G_D_Ison_Writer @V8Sheppard This, this, this. Another way is to make a list of people you really love,โ€ฆ @MollieEJacobs That is so awesome. What a sweetie. @hayley_sass It's pretty weird, my pinned tweet isn't there and neither are a few from yesterday
@haylz_writer Found several in the oldest girl's bed. Assume she takes them off in the night and leaves them there ๐Ÿ˜‚ @Margie_Bloch Right?! Just recently found my other running sock after months. I don't run right now but they're stiโ€ฆ @TriciaDearborn Oh, I love this. Made me smile โค Congratulations!
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@MBCnotNBC Oh, the worst. Especially if you still have to cough! @synapse101 Aw, what a very good girl. Sleep well, Sadie. You look so very well loved โค๏ธ @Chloe_Lieng @What2doWithTHAT @OpenAcademics @AcademicChatter @G_D_Ison_Writer Such a shame, it looks delicious! @erica_at_work @AcademicChatter So self conscious. It's stressful ๐Ÿ˜‚ @G_D_Ison_Writer Do you make it with cream? I love prawns and pasta but cream's not my friend... @ReannaMason ๐Ÿ˜ฑThank goodness you're OK! I'll bet the adrenaline is still pumping! @amisamileandme ๐Ÿ˜ขSchade. @ktnworth I love that too! Mine are tiny seedlings but still they're ooooh suuuun I loooove you! @HevBoyd Doesn't it? Shame the reality is ๐Ÿ“ฅ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฑ @ktnworth Deal ๐Ÿ˜‚ @dominicacreates I'm so hopeful there will be change. Just so hopeful. @ktnworth The way things are looking I may also need some extra November too...? @dominicacreates I'm not even in the US and I would also like the election to be over with! Can't imagine how you guys must feel... @HevBoyd ๐Ÿฆœ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ (I could definitely use this vibe right now)I need more October, please. Just an extra week should be good.Present me, thinking about how last-week me was saying this week would be less busy: @ehenryjones So glad. I didn't want to assume you hadn't! But also I worry about indemnity and stuff and I never waโ€ฆ @1KarenWyld This is the second time I've heard of this happening in as many weeks. Apparently it's a thing now? Butโ€ฆ @ehenryjones I'm sure that would be awesome! I think you'd probably need insurance or something as well, though?Which 'milk' is best for the environment? We compared dairy, nut, soy, hemp and grain milks via @ConversationEDUIs the #EatLancet diet affordable in Australia? Check out our research that compares cost of a sustainable diet tโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Bec of House Edit ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ @KirstyDummin Oh, delightful news! Congratulations! @Noxmunk But was she wearing a mask? I imagine that she's going to be doing a lot of the talking? Anyway, so sorry. @Noxmunk WHAT. I really think in this case the children in her class should have been notified, right? They're close contacts!
@LR_Lam Depends. We were using dial up still (Perth). Actually when we moved down here in 2013 they couldn't set ouโ€ฆ @realsci_DE ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ›€๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒฑ8yo wants to watch 9yo play Stardew Valley. 9yo says no, then relents and agrees he can stay but he has to do somโ€ฆ @Margie_Bloch She says, 'Thank you. I know.' ๐Ÿ˜ธ @timo_699 I love these guys ๐Ÿ˜ŠPossibly everyone on my timeline this morning? Your #tuesdayvibes via the excellent @brian_bilston's Instagram:
Retweeted by Bec of House Edit ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ @LR_Lam Gorgeous!Trying to take a good picture of Mia, Jarrah and me. Please note how despite wriggles from Jarrah and giggles fromโ€ฆ @sarah_jwh So sorry. Keep us posted. Sending good thoughts...Today I drove past our local primary school and there's a huge sign out the front painted on a sheet in St Kilda coโ€ฆ
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@aliciatuck_YA @V8Sheppard @farmersway and am I right in thinking you too @MelindaTognini ? Something to consider... listened to a few versions of 'Toss a coin to your Witcher', then 'Islands in the Stream (Kenny and Dolly liveโ€ฆ up the tunes this arvo on the headphones so I can dissuade the children* from talking to me while I finish wโ€ฆ
@V8Sheppard @V8Sheppard This is why we're friends. We agree on the important stuff.Time for tea @sandyosullivan So sorry Sandy. I agree that these low feelings would be generally widespread through the populatioโ€ฆ
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Retweeted by Bec of House Edit ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ @farmersway Mike, that is truly groanworthy ๐Ÿ˜‚ Also our magpies will cut anyone who says they're not the best looking. @dittrich_lars Ugh, tut mir so leid.Really sobering (in German, but is well translated with 'Translate Tweet' option). Long but worth the read. @kellulz It was definitely a good jokeHow it started How itโ€™s going
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@itsneonyang They make everything better. And I can't wait for your book.Two weeks gone exactly and GRIMMY IS HOME!!!!!!!!!! WE FOUND HER
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Retweeted by Bec of House Edit ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ @fiona_palmer Really beautiful shots. Those colours ๐Ÿ˜ @MrsBlundstone It gets better! My only problem now is when the children want to stand RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME when I'mโ€ฆ @JacquiG_Author @belindamgrant @JCHart Convention be damned, I am going to continue to use it ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ @JCHart @belindamgrant @JCHart @belindamgrant Haha! I was introduced to it through a friend on their blog who was throwing a virtual partyโ€ฆ @belindamgrant @JCHart I mean, it depends but probably only if you're prone to sticking hankies in your back pocket ๐Ÿ˜ @JCHart @belindamgrant I've suspected this is the case but I'm sticking with red and only red. It's the hanky codeโ€ฆ @JenBowden12 Or perhaps your life is in fact richer for that half hour... @Margie_Bloch I love them so much @Watts_Writes Ha! I totally understood what you meant.
@katekrake Definitely. Worth every penny ๐Ÿ˜‚ @katekrake That one caught my eye as well. Unfortunately I expect I'm going to have to do a lot of very well paid wโ€ฆ @DonyaleMacK Right? I have started my Christmas list @Watts_Writes This is actually excellent logic.