Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Grumpy old FC Halifax Town and Yorkshire cricket fan seeks socialism in Handsworth.

578 Following   331 Followers   18,079 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/23/08


@dmck52 @Saffiya_Khan1 @Spoonhead8 @slimslimwino @MercianSaxon @SuzanneEvans1 Try Occam's razor. What else can acco… https://t.co/ttCzrl6vZj @dmck52 @Saffiya_Khan1 @Spoonhead8 @slimslimwino @MercianSaxon @SuzanneEvans1 I'm older than you, but I'm surprised… https://t.co/K3BcrFoE9A
2/28
2020
@SZeitblom A future Tory MP in my college used my name to set up an OUCA membership. Used it to send one of his fr… https://t.co/aRTiVtWiJ3 @SZeitblom I couldn't afford to join the Oxford Union anyway. I was on full grant. I was active in my JCR. But if… https://t.co/eikvBqK09XLast year govt spending on flood defences fell to its lowest level in five years. There are 2,700 fewer staff at… https://t.co/fE8pIZEAAN
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @P_Andy_Lucas No. But, according to Rosie, Leading Seaman David Groves was. She made rather rude remarks at the tim… https://t.co/jXvY2EQwTX @neilhwilliams @P_Andy_Lucas That would be cheaper. They could just leave it in the wheely bin if the recipient's not in. @P_Andy_Lucas It starts from the highest ladies in each rank (who aren't allowed to be "Ms") in alphabetical order,… https://t.co/fK0qFS2Nug @P_Andy_Lucas Silly thing is, that his award (The Queen's Gallantry Medal - cited "for great courage") was the last… https://t.co/DoPA9NClf2 @P_Andy_Lucas I wasn't going to mention the Death Eater. But Leading Seaman Groves https://t.co/0QRjiuO0QI ! What a… https://t.co/L6phFeSkAN @P_Andy_Lucas Just pre-ordered Wisden. It's definitely the one with Jos Buttler on the cover. Did I tell you I was… https://t.co/vGwvTcCHXT @Redpeter99 They're being staggered; my partner got hers on Tuesday, mine came yesterday. I'm not going to vote for… https://t.co/bncKKDWBRx
2/27
2020
@P_Andy_Lucas The family behind us from the PSNI Sgt who was decorated with the Queen's Police Medal probably called him Billy. @P_Andy_Lucas Rosie, Phil and I were in the front row, about 5 metres from Wills. A bloke from Kew Gardens got MBE,… https://t.co/FRhwLea2ElTrue this (except one bit). https://t.co/BYtqDOAq7C @trekonlinegame @SuperheroIRL @ChaseMasterson Happy birthday! You share yours with my wife.😂😂😂 https://t.co/jedxKqo2ef
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @FredBoycott At the palace yesterday saw Jos Buttler receive MBE (wearing morning dress), Ben Stokes get OBE (loung… https://t.co/AE3ZbaJ35a
2/26
2020
@P_Andy_Lucas I'll take it up with the palace in the morning. @P_Andy_Lucas Never wiser words, bro.From now on I’m going to arrive into every room like this owl who has a stick. And everyone else will react like t… https://t.co/u6DF1exrDc
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/24
2020
@MitchBenn Or "bona". @doctor_oxford @NHSEngland @BorisJohnson Peg fed, colostomised, COPD. I'm not cheap. @NEdstrom It is I! I am the NHS's most expensive patient. https://t.co/wGQ5tAodxkSeems the story was briefed out to bolster Cummings's attack on civil servants. He's going after the spooks now! https://t.co/GseWdfaEOU @MikeStuchbery_ Not for me, Signor Boccaccio!Really thought this story, from Sebastian Barry's Culture Fix in @Guardian, was going to have a more bathetic name… https://t.co/lN5Ovs9000
Retweeted by Peter LucasThe power of the UK passport has dropped to its lowest position in world rankings since The Henley Passport Index b… https://t.co/tS3DlyXVuM
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/23
2020
@SZeitblom @DavidTCDavies This is sooo right! I retired after 37 years' service in 2017, and my wife is about to retire after 42.Truly overwhelmed by the kindness and support since my #bbcqt trauma live you lot! After 30 years of trying to arti… https://t.co/D8zJqYcuSq
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/22
2020
@kmflett ... and everyone in the polling station cheered! @oisiiin @ServeLadyPortia @qikipedia https://t.co/25u1QnyT2j This is what I thought. It doesn't matter, though. Th… https://t.co/pNfklKFOovProposed immigration plans that could cover musicians have come to light. Government must have a different set of… https://t.co/H7Qqxf9Oqa
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @the_topspin @WisdenAlmanack But Errata and Unusual Occurrences are the first pieces I go to every year.
2/21
2020
@amylouiselucas_ At the mo I'm watching Mary Poppins Returns, but SAFE will go on the Virgin V6 soon. Thanks for the suggestion! @amylouiselucas_ I thought it tailed off a bit; a Deus ex Machina endings are a cop-out. (Ha!) @the_topspin @WisdenAlmanack Haha! Just checked what last year's actually said!
2/20
2020
@ProfFrancesca @richardosman Must be time for the Prof to be on House of Games!1/ Many people have failed to grasp some of the unintended consequences of the new £25 600 post brexit threshold s… https://t.co/dx4VNB3CzW
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/19
2020
@kmflett I think this is necessary authenticity. https://t.co/XzIblPi5Vt
2/18
2020
@john3ners D'Oh! My wife's in Rome at the mo, and I promised I wouldn't watch it till she was home. Now I'll have t… https://t.co/gintsUbfRF
2/17
2020
@timchipping @TalkingPicsTV They were in a different Union - VAF https://t.co/U1byjOpHQv - that wasn't in dispute. @itsLatent @So_Unpopular @50NerdsofGrey This only works if you use leaf tea. I was taught in Cubs to warm a teapot… https://t.co/PVQjNgLmJfBut we can't say that they are thick? Or liars? https://t.co/ZL5vw8v2MW @copywrittencouk @Arthur_Strong There wasn't even soup when I went. Doesn't the Trading Prescriptions Act outlaw this?I've just signed the petition calling on @BorisJohnson @10DowningStreet to stop his war on our #BBC. It’s a thinly… https://t.co/yIXb8CWux9
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @brianmoore666 @seanallison14 Look out for @ seanallison15 coming soon. @brianmoore666 Personally I'm happy to pay for the BBC, but think the armed forces should be a subscription service.
2/16
2020
@BootstrapCook You're welcome to our terraced house in oh-so-posh Handsworth, Birmingham, our lass. @FixerMixer @BootstrapCook Should have said that my Mum gave us £100 as a wedding present, so that paid for the buffet. @BootstrapCook Ha! Love you lots, but I'm cleaned out! Might need your help for Christmas dinner now my daughter and her fella are vegan. @BootstrapCook We spent bugger all on our wedding in 1996: £100 on a buffet in a pub. Last year our son's cost us £… https://t.co/Pq9voSgWuzTwo bookstore owners in Hebden Bridge have installed a shop sign that can protect their store from flooding! See m… https://t.co/Z2Is7wrbzS
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/15
2020
@P_Andy_Lucas Are you confusing him with Arthur "Two-Sheds" Jackson? @P_Andy_Lucas Kinell, our kid! I won't let Mum see this. Everyone knows Saul/Paul was a tent maker: it's in Acts. (… https://t.co/9e4POpcMoS @P_Andy_Lucas Nah that was by Holst. Listen here: https://t.co/erZFgMI486 (It's worth a listen.) @P_Andy_Lucas Yes. One of Elgar's finest (Op 42.5 and a bit)BREAKING NEWS: Manchester City FC issue statement: This isn’t the Brexit we voted for!
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @P_Andy_Lucas B...But Elgar doesn't use a triangle in Sea Pictures (Op 37). The percussion is just timps. If he'd w… https://t.co/YHTypg9siU @WeeMissBea @BBCTwo I'm holding out for an extra large one. @neilhwilliams There's a T20I on my phone: Butler out for 2 Eng 17-1.Disappointing that a survey from my teaching union @ucu doesn't include music as a subject area in any of it's drop… https://t.co/24a9Ne3727
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @john3ners He was shifted to fuck things up at the FCO; replaced by someone I've never heard of.
2/14
2020
@RishiSunak Anyone who says "going forward" is an idiot. I could have used a stronger word there that begins with c.Come on everybody! #backthebond and let's get to £5m with the https://t.co/ouYytivE2M Remember: 4% interest, and a… https://t.co/xPEpw15ZMP
Retweeted by Peter Lucas @Marriotti67 It is! Hope the £5m is reached (I've lobbed in a bit. @MikeStuchbery_ So Herr Flick's method with Helga? @_Gary_Anderson @Baddiel Plus undercooked bacon, sausage and black pud.Love the Vivaldi "Gloria" conducted by breaststroke. https://t.co/UE5v6Lc2M8
2/13
2020
@Redpeter99 Never heard Gretchen am Spinnrade (Franz Schubert)? @NEdstrom Graffito scrawled on it: "Tuned - £1750". @NEdstrom Never a truer .... And "what's thick and hangs out with musicians?" Wonder if orchestral musos still do… https://t.co/Ke66V7WNJo @NEdstrom Isabella's clearly not a marriage prospect. https://t.co/U2ZSkWGg1t @HxCourierTom Current forecast for ko time is dire: storm Dennis.
2/12
2020
@exitthelemming This is proving more difficult than I'd thought. My bank doesn't like the number of characters in t… https://t.co/UaTL2tjh5F @NEdstrom I went back into Congress, thinking Arthur had lubricated his tonsils and would be on fine form (and poss… https://t.co/tlDJphnmhB @NEdstrom In 1997 I was a delegate to TUC. Arthur was down to move a motion calling for renationalisation of stuff… https://t.co/kcOjHkGsp4
2/11
2020
@exitthelemming OK. You caught me at my most vulnerable. A FC Halifax Town fan, who knows about clubs going dead, w… https://t.co/bPA4vKH9Yt @amylouiselucas_ We've seen four; does the alpaca come back? NOOO! Don't tell us! @BBCFOUR Is the title referencing a quote from Blazing Saddles? @exitthelemming Hi Sam! This is not the sort of tweet I need to see when I'm halfway down a shared bottle of white… https://t.co/GX8YE2sgrM @Joanna__Hardy The Two Ronnies did a sketch along these lines: courtroom as gameshow.You know that short burst of heat you feel after a storm in Glasgow? That’s about 30 different roofers all rubbing their hands together
Retweeted by Peter LucasOh wow!!! This @Fly_Norwegian flight has just managed to fly from New York to London in just under 5 hours due to a… https://t.co/Gr0v4LncPP
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/9
2020
@kmflett @EdstromHelga We remember it as it spelled Helga's name wrongly as "Edstroth". It went: It was Helga Edstr… https://t.co/tXYjKVmow1 @kmflett Didn't the Correspondent article rely on the Guardian letter from @EdstromHelga? @DrJaninaRamirez I can't abide the Victorian gothic revival. When I was a lad I thought that Halifax parish church… https://t.co/JsszZ895UH
2/8
2020
@Herring1967 Looks like a Delia wholemeal.
2/7
2020
@AvenSarah Exactly that. Hence the sarky quote marks round "English grammar" in my tweet. Still don't think I unde… https://t.co/FYtcxbFby2 @AvenSarah The werewolf one had me ten years younger than I am. Meanwhile, I found this "English grammar" quiz tri… https://t.co/ftuozkGsYF
2/6
2020
@GreshamCollege @jsummerly Missing partbooks are a bane. One (not) in ChCh in particular for me! Reconstructing th… https://t.co/GceC5YSrzC @HannahAlOthman When I were a lad we drafted PQ replies on paper, typed in double-spacing then checked at Director… https://t.co/v4mH7Ijqg9Please enjoy the final line of the answer to this written PQ https://t.co/6Zo46LnHhQ
Retweeted by Peter Lucas
2/5
2020
This is brilliant! Solidarity with #ETFOstrike (From a father of two school teachers.) https://t.co/NEWyrsKu34
2/4
2020
@janemerrick23 It all went pear-shaped when the impartial COI was shut down by Cameron in 2010. Government briefing… https://t.co/NBaeMsHJiO @KateWilliamsme @wmarybeard @BBCTwo Well said, Prof! Too many people don't understand dialectics, and just frame things always as "rows".
2/3
2020
@JohnRLister It will be an excuse to say that the NHS can't work, and we'll lose it. And Tories will laugh all the… https://t.co/q2pfwP4lLk @frankiecrisp1 @SharonStevenage Is @AyoCaesar wealthy? How? She's an academic who contributes to an online news sit… https://t.co/PLg33s9ylS @toryboypierce Why didn't you complain about that "Horrible Histpries" sketch when it first aired in 2009?
2/2
2020
According to the Uxbridge English Dictionary "Countryside" is defined as the assassination of Piers Morgan. https://t.co/lmzi5l6UVx
2/1
2020

0