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Pete Blanchard @PeteBlanchard Westcliff-on-Sea, England

Proud father, Essex boy, hispanophile, blundering bass player, history buff, ex-Finance bod @ Ford Motor Company. Now self-isolating like a boss.

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Joined Twitter 12/6/08


@happyhelent Missing the point completely, I'd say. @TimPollardCars @actcreative @BentleyMotors @BentleyComms @Honda @Honda_UK As an ex-number crunching bean counter,… https://t.co/j6qEOj55Jf @johnredwood Again, I have to use this with you. I'm getting the impression you really ARE thick. Then again, you… https://t.co/hYzHz7cBGZ @yorkiepud76 There comes a point where we just have to accept that a certain percentage of humans are just bitter,… https://t.co/BcE5yzIpSD @smashingpaps *adds "ABSOLUTE WALLOPER" to the list of Most Excellent Internet Retorts*Of course free school meals are a short term fix rather than a real solution. Right now, though, we need a short te… https://t.co/rlzaY27Cle
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardAnother valid point. https://t.co/WvOtkPNT2gJust seen someone tweeting that @MarcusRashford ‘is carving a career out of’ this attention. HE HAS QUITE A GOOD CA… https://t.co/0TUTk3VJIO
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @seanboy_50 Doubly so. One, having such a view. Two, in not living in England... 😉 @seanboy_50 Wow, pretty nice view you have there!
10/22
2020
Good point, this. https://t.co/NenKC3TnHG @JamesMelville Why do you say that? All indications are that there will be an effective vaccine. This seems to be pure scaremongering. @smashingpaps https://t.co/0bcgojuLa3I just found myself having nostalgic thoughts about the days when we were scandalised by MPs and their duck-houses.
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @peteginessex @mariecgoldman @vickyford We've not finished falling yet. Still some way to go... @smashingpaps No, he's far too young-looking for me in 1963. That said, I do have a beret around somewhere. But it… https://t.co/YLCjOxAteA @smashingpaps I can't see any French rabbit though. Is the gentleman with the glasses holding it in his pocket? Or… https://t.co/2yIU2aI9qk @smashingpaps Hardly Club 18-30, is it? 😁 @hesmond5 They're behaving like complete idiots, picking wholly unnecessary fights with the EU, Manchester, the poo… https://t.co/bRwG8dS7hc @mizzoopa @JamesDuddridge @vickyford I know MPs have to vote on tough decisions, but this is just ideological: that… https://t.co/BLm8WwKRfpNever forget this. https://t.co/iNOx8XHCPB @panistroglodyte 🤤👍Think Alex just hit the nail on the head. https://t.co/F1fm1fE8Sk @chrismiller_uk Another scummy MP. @panistroglodyte Now that sounds wonderful! I love cherries too, so a homemade cherry jam on hot buttered toast mu… https://t.co/H0jYAxYY5f @DehennaDavison @AngelaRayner @ChrisClarksonMP So it's OK for your glorious leader to spout lie after lie in the ho… https://t.co/O4GnbkGmJf
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @smashingpaps That's basically how I function in the morning before coffee... @smashingpaps Irresponsible Idiotic Remote Control @smashingpaps @JamesDuddridge Interestingly, I see from https://t.co/hQArPSavSU that @JamesDuddridge didn't vote to… https://t.co/U8pdaRPRgeWhen you don't usually eat bread or butter, to have both together is an absolute treat. 🤤 @Sonic_Screwup Just seen the clip of him saying this. Rather repulsive. This urge to come across as Billy Big Bana… https://t.co/e8DTqIzWAzWe shouldn’t give chemo to this cancer patient because we need to find long term solutions to cancer instead. Scull… https://t.co/PlMNcYxQET
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @smashingpaps @JamesDuddridge IIRC, he used to engage on Twitter but gave that up. His level of engagement always s… https://t.co/5IFgPUF6uUSo the Welsh and Scottish governments have extended free school meals to those children needing them, but needy Eng… https://t.co/saw8xi0UZ9Welcome to the UK where 322 MPs are happy to let starving kids go without food. https://t.co/odNszLFSQc
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @MrTimDunn Isn't this out of the 4th episode of Stingray? @guywalters @WW2TV *checks own current account and finds himself £30m overdrawn* Hey, hold on a mo... @DavidGHFrost @MichelBarnier "Australia terms" You. Are. A. Fucking. Embarrassment. Resign. @AlisonMoyet Oh no. Poor bloke. #rip @smashingpaps They're unbalanced. Just like the fuckers who're supposed to keep them balanced... @Marie_Donn @BootstrapCook I understand the rumour came from Leicester, nudge nudge, wink, wink... @smashingpaps "balancing the books" 😂😂😂 @Marie_Donn @BootstrapCook Psst... I heard on the grapevine that there's a Sausage Roll flavour on the way... @Impitoyable @jonewe05 Yep, and I fell for them all! Bastard things! @BootstrapCook Not for me. The amount of crisps doesn't vary by season. The crisp flavours are dictated by my ta… https://t.co/6Tq8LEYDypAn extraordinary state of affairs where a country with two new aircraft carriers and the Trident nuclear programme… https://t.co/ZizUQRpCx9
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardThe bottom line is since 2016 the Tory regime has found astronomical sums to fund its politician position & to prov… https://t.co/MA4oUbHJEs
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @jonewe05 Git! I haven't seen one of these for ages and you caught me nicely! 😱 @LeftPeggers @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas Must admit when I first saw Nick's tweet, my peckishness made me see "Twit… https://t.co/1vtiY0NhCW @smashingpaps https://t.co/rt3zwajfal @alextijhuis @seanboy_50 @OberstWKlink @BuddNicholas "Only" 😲 @BuddNicholas @seanboy_50 @alextijhuis There, there. It'll soon be better... https://t.co/UootbsNxXB @seanboy_50 @alextijhuis Cool! That's the key to good information management. Not so much how tidily the informati… https://t.co/CKdYAOWlWD @seanboy_50 @alextijhuis Too honest! That was a good opportunity to have spun a tale about how that certain type o… https://t.co/6j3seMzX53 @pictureladyjan I haven't done one for about 15 years but retirement last year means they now owe me money! And no… https://t.co/wCaob9J459 @seanboy_50 @alextijhuis Blimey, how did you figure that one out?I was going on a decently long walk this morning but the rain means we've punted it to next week. Still, it does m… https://t.co/LzlkW6IRlZVery dark this morning. Gah... @Flap62 @rgpoulussen It does look a bit odd, but I think it's the way the daylight is reflected off the angled turr… https://t.co/zX553VVF4hPuts it in perspective, doesn’t it 👇 https://t.co/tk8oa1YDoQ
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @Flap62 @rgpoulussen Tiger II.A massive scandal. How the govt's obsession with privatisation destroyed Test and Trace. How this caused the resurg… https://t.co/y3dqnPPRov
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @nickfshort Not been there for a few years. Lovely place. Maybe next year!
10/21
2020
That feeling when you've banged on about levelling up the North for a year but when it comes to it you give them £2… https://t.co/eGe5l5Ptyd
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardWhat, pray tell, the buggery is that? https://t.co/mbDFEW5hHr
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardTo put the £22 million pounds the Johnson/Cummings government has offered Burnham to keep the Greater Manchester ec… https://t.co/uuRvINttzB
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @seanboy_50 @GeorgeMCR01 And if you knew little Joy and what a right pain in the arse she is after a couple of glas… https://t.co/3Ao9Te29Vc @seanboy_50 @GeorgeMCR01 I love autumn and the rest of the year up to New Year. I even like Xmas again! But Jan t… https://t.co/70FoGyr3Ck @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps @GeorgeMCR01 @MerseyMounty Definitely an alley(way). @GeorgeMCR01 Sooner than I'd hoped... :( @nickfshort @AndInTheMorning So you live on the Naughty Steppe of Suffolk then, Nick?Just for some context, the money the Treasury recently clawed back from GM in business cash grants from March/April… https://t.co/ZIrhthedA1
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @Adam_Creme Many happy returns, Adam!As Johnson famously said, "Fuck business". And all those who work in and prosper from it. https://t.co/5Cw9ze162qBoris Johnson can’t get a deal, can’t manage covid, can’t manage the union, can’t manage industry, can’t manage the… https://t.co/Z344TTSOnV
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardHomer is hilariously clueless as always, but being reminded of the endless despicable acts we've endured over the l… https://t.co/zcWhTqaev6
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardJust awful that Govt today whipped Tory MPs to vote against @AlfDubs amendment. All Alf asked was for rules to con… https://t.co/ekBL0qfoQb
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardThe weird thing about this is how pointlessly evil it is. The amount of money spent on free school meals is basical… https://t.co/RSzCgV6dIQ
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardJust sayin’ 🤨😑😆🖕🏼 https://t.co/oDX7aHJ1kS
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardIf only we could have seen this coming https://t.co/YHOUbdFWaI
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @Niki44 Better? 😉 https://t.co/ixpnofW3DrGeography FACT: The world's second highest mountain is called Everer.
Retweeted by Pete Blanchard @johnredwood https://t.co/NDgpqrpuCc @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas If I go there and, in a crowded pub on a Saturday night in Blaenau Ffestiniog, loudly d… https://t.co/TckCwgXbBx @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps I sense a 'but...' lingering behind that last tweet of yours!!! @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps Apparently so. Personally, I don't have a problem with that (ie I don't have a holiday… https://t.co/AgzeCltrcf @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps Never been there! Went to North Wales as a kid and lived it. Cardiff seemed pretty goo… https://t.co/RL6fA8ot2l @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps I only have the one; my maternal grandmother who was born in Merthyr Tydfil. @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps ... he jokingly said how the Welsh language reminded him of a throat infection. Cue im… https://t.co/Hd3gE8xzCW @BuddNicholas @smashingpaps When I was at a factory in Swansea some years ago, I heard about the prior plant manage… https://t.co/WHrbvmaah6 @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas If it had been set in North Wales, I imagine it'd have been called 'Myndr'... @Niki44 Oh I don't know... https://t.co/YFRJYy2kYd @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas https://t.co/JAtjMpo2mV @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas Hold on, how on earth did you link Minder to tourism in North Wales????? @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas I'm sure they'll be delighted to hear that from you. Why not drop them a line? (Actual… https://t.co/SYuxr1984k @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas And if that cultural reference means nothing to you, have a word with an elderly relati… https://t.co/JzgxTjqHeH @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas Sorry, been watching too many repeats of 'Minder'. @smashingpaps @BuddNicholas Why? Have you got some dodgy goods you need to get rid of quickly?I am not a public health expert but I trust people like @devisridhar who is. Seen some guff on social media this w… https://t.co/SzEz0BMlV9
Retweeted by Pete BlanchardI've shared this one before and will share it again. I think this should be a poster in every school class. https://t.co/RzpOtzs9BN
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10/20
2020

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