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Stephen Brown @pondenperson Ponden, West Yorkshire

Eco Warrior & Team Brontë. European. Art/music/film/sport. Co-custodian of Ponden Hall B&B near Haworth, welcoming guests from every corner of the globe.

1,031 Following   504 Followers   4,805 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/24/09


"I would take pictures carelessly, just snap it” These teens' pandemic pictures have reached a new level after onl… https://t.co/MSA7Wy6kgx
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5/25
2020
Delighted to announce, that the "Through Our Lens" project - will be on BBC Breakfast @BBCBreakfast tomorrow mornin… https://t.co/AfWOZijrQm
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5/24
2020
@k_thomazine Bumble bees are such chatterboxes
5/21
2020
Here’s a lovely video with #DavidHockney at home in #Normandy talking #life, #looking & the arrival of spring. Made… https://t.co/t6zZiqqcao
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5/19
2020
@prodnose The wonderful Montrose debut was produced by Ted Templeman who went on to produce Van Halen, among many o… https://t.co/Du7ILUf9wX
5/16
2020
@rowancoleman @PondenHall Love you!!! @rowancoleman @PondenHall SCREEEEAAAAAAMMMMMM! Need one. How????????
5/15
2020
@notJamesArthur Hi Chris, hope you are all keeping safe and out of harms way. See you soon. xHow are? Today I’m crying because this time last year I was at @PondenHall and I miss it!!! https://t.co/9wr5LaCJEf
Retweeted by Stephen BrownFinally started my Spring light maintenance around the outside of @PondenHall today. Not much to do tbh but living… https://t.co/Ixo7wr69sZ @barton34 @PondenHall It will all still be here when you make it over. I will give you the grand tour, even if I have to carry you!
5/14
2020
#Brontë #brontecountry #Haworth @PondenHall 3/3 https://t.co/I5bN7ZDoyw2/3 #bronte #brontecountry #Haworth @PondenHall https://t.co/pMmre6SAH3Had the loveliest stroll across the moors for a couple of hours this morning and didn’t see a single soul. The cott… https://t.co/pEROxb2tcs
5/13
2020
@matthewbwake I think Pat Travers needs some serious consideration. Vastly underrated. https://t.co/lWMJVorQxk @daniellaaarisen @florencemachine Thanks for your interest. The Lungs chest is gorgeous but I am thinking of possi… https://t.co/hd8rhIGF0V
5/12
2020
that jacket was the vibe https://t.co/FvjJ9tn3HZ
Retweeted by Stephen BrownFinally, finding the next act in a small venue at the beginning of something you think could go on to become very s… https://t.co/oxQQGcodLoAnd now so much great music is coming from indie bands out of Scandi & Nordic countries, particularly Iceland, and… https://t.co/whNc3v0pQnThen there is the local band that came so close to breaking through 5/7 https://t.co/DC7sKVvmTfAnd then the true legends. I think Julie & I have seen @DBtodomundo on every UK tour he has done over the last 25 y… https://t.co/YphmlYEmCVAlways the best feeling catching a new act in tiny venues at the start of their journey. We were lucky to see… https://t.co/dWbXFSX61hClassic Hard Rock was my initial calling so was lucky to see so many great bands multiple times. Thereafter we just… https://t.co/itizvTnGrlJust unearthed a stack of my old ticket stubs going back to 1978. This was my first ever gig @EddieHotRods So memor… https://t.co/Bb5o6nR0GV
5/11
2020
@PostOffice The Post Office has increased my cognitive decline by much more than 20%. I am now having to put my iss… https://t.co/6Sug2QYDv0
5/10
2020
From Monday, @BBCRadio4 is dramatising @Tracy_Chevalier’s iconic #GirlWithAPearlEarring - and it’s currently only £… https://t.co/sjx2D9aohj
Retweeted by Stephen Brown“I’m interested in the language of the in-betweenness of things, the mutation of the contradiction, the state of be… https://t.co/VQbvGqbP3f
Retweeted by Stephen BrownToday we pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of the entire #WW2 generation as we mark the 75th anniversary of… https://t.co/ia1hEdaiVx
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5/8
2020
Celebrating #8thofMay day 40 years on from the release of the #Motörhead opus #AceofSpades. Had a very memorable af… https://t.co/qkAHZC8lLg
5/7
2020
Donations on top of sales on our Crowdfunder page shot up yesterday, 30% of which goes to @RefugeCharity so that's… https://t.co/NKLLVmnHFD
Retweeted by Stephen BrownA #MuseumFromHome announcement: we don't yet know when we will reopen, but Anne will be waiting when we do! We are… https://t.co/1qZXcLYtwb
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5/1
2020
@matthewbwake Bernie Tormé, Pat Travers, Glenn Hughes @GregRenoff @fairwarning81 Hi Gwyn, thanks for the retweet. Saw that you are in to the awesome @cheaptrick as am I.… https://t.co/gsVhzewlVLPreview: ‘Victorians in Lockdown’ https://t.co/e1RqVVezW0
Retweeted by Stephen BrownToday is @bbcarts #MuseumFromHome day. We popped into the Parsonage last week to check on the collection and our Pr… https://t.co/ZAzcNlcWxC
Retweeted by Stephen BrownBereft at having run out of episodes to watch of #MoneyHeist and an entire year to wait for season 5. Brilliant wri… https://t.co/xYNWT0oWKP
4/30
2020
@MetalheadMarv @VanHalen @eddievanhalen @GregRenoff @VanHalenNews The best VH album by some distance with ‘Hear Abo… https://t.co/shIXkp43Iv @tarlyn @VanHalen @VanHalenNews It has been well looked after. Hung in a wardrobe full of other clothes that no longer fit me! @D_Brook62 Ha! Could you imagine that! The Brontës meet Van Halen! Wuthering Children First!‘Man, that suit is you!’ Well, it’s been a while since this fit me! Decades in fact! #VanHalen @VanHalenhttps://t.co/vOtKqCrPttI’m very excited to reveal to you the MYSTERIOUS and ALLURING paperback of cover of THE VANISHED BRIDE! Availab… https://t.co/pPC9Ix77Qt
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4/29
2020
Here it is!! The beautiful cover of my first historical novel, SPIRITED, out on 9 July with @orionbooks.… https://t.co/ZhCsIHN8IT
Retweeted by Stephen Brown @GregRenoff Our Twitter chat last week prompted me to dig out my VH collection of live shows & rarities on vinyl. N… https://t.co/S1l3zwEgbG
4/28
2020
Celebrated Noah’s 17th birthday with a lovely picnic in the garden. Another stellar @PondenHall cake courtesy of J… https://t.co/BKTxfeAKdw
4/23
2020
@stephaniewscott @HeatherSWriter @pagesofhackney @wnbooks @ed_pr @ant_harwood @orionbooks @MrFeditor @grainnefox Ma… https://t.co/NKRuNWhcef @rjleek1 Hi Ronnie, happy birthday and hope you get home soon. x
4/21
2020
In Japan, Wakaresaseya are agents who are hired to break up marriages – sometimes by starting an affair with an uns… https://t.co/RZMpiwUhXz
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4/20
2020
Found some sheep in the garden today having a kick about https://t.co/AIAjIEOK87
Retweeted by Stephen BrownAs seen on FB. The work of librarians, of course https://t.co/IYaBczzlbL
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4/18
2020
@kazanpaddy @PondenHall @Natures_Voice @Welcome2Yorks Always welcome! xCome on guys, keep it down. It’s 5.30am and people are trying to sleep! Glorious sunrise and dawn chorus this morn… https://t.co/tjUfYRk2s4Wonderful news Cally. It’s not even 6am and it’s already made my day! xx https://t.co/BjXnglRQJR
4/16
2020
Woman in Biscuits by Klimt is my new favourite #GettyMuseumChallenge https://t.co/XYYwC3axNf
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4/15
2020
Priti Patel was asked what her favourite Sinéad O’Connor song is. She couldn’t remember the name of it but said it… https://t.co/gQ19QPoDf2
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4/13
2020
@davidbertinelli @PondenHall @GregRenoff Wow! That is pretty close to where we are. If you ever make it back you wi… https://t.co/0zpCx73kwR @tarlyn To you too Carolyn. Hope you are all safe and well x @HannahRSquire My pleasure. Hope you are all holding up well and are keeping safe. See you all when this is all over. @GregRenoff @UofMaryland Oh what a nightmare, though I take comfort from knowing I am not alone in such abysmal dec… https://t.co/7qIxEMTi4UAs social distancing starts to work, workplaces for key workers (especially healthcare workplaces) become the key d… https://t.co/PBvf3EMH04
Retweeted by Stephen Brown @GregRenoff Oh please, bring it on! They would be so welcome. Saw them in 93 in Sheffield and then Roth on a solo t… https://t.co/fRyE85yfxP @togetherian @PondenHall @GregRenoff Me too and it will no doubt offer the same extent of insight into the recordin… https://t.co/rdHbWKRIbvLaid in our field @PondenHall alongside the reservoir reading peacefully (Van Halen Rising by ⁦@GregRenoff⁩ ) with… https://t.co/mlttOigupL
4/12
2020
A deserted Crow Hill high on the moors above Haworth, right this minute. Scene of the infamous Bog Burst of 1824 wh… https://t.co/cLYUNz0CUI
4/11
2020
@mhardysport @ClonesCyclone A wonderful night and one of true British sporting history. However, I truly believe th… https://t.co/IcmIe3AtZ8A little PPE Visor hack. Please forward and share with frontline staff everywhere. https://t.co/hpws6HKzkg
Retweeted by Stephen BrownIf you’ve not seen it yet, watch this. @maitlis powerfully debunks the glib myths: 1) that your character makes yo… https://t.co/39QEMqKCox
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4/9
2020
And they taste even better than they look! https://t.co/7LIUQuxJ01
4/8
2020
As beneficial impact of social distancing kicks in, main driver of pandemic becomes hospitals/healthcare facilities… https://t.co/Z6r4Do5Wt6
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4/4
2020
@D_Brook62 https://t.co/XB97TfBkcQ
4/3
2020
@MsTamarCohen @BronteParsonage They might be mostly made of chopped tomatoes, couscous and Whiskers for the next few weeks. @MsTamarCohen @BronteParsonage https://t.co/aVUqveczWV @ThatEricAlper I remember a Yorkshire indie band back in the 80’s called ‘All over the Carpet’ which has stuck with meWhat an absolute joy! It’s like the entire audience has turned up on the wrong night expecting to see the Bee Gees.… https://t.co/XoTqLV6Uq6
4/1
2020
@AnnQuinnPainter @BronteParsonage Lovely to hear from you Ann and so glad you liked my tour of the Brontë moors. Su… https://t.co/dof4mo2qi1
3/31
2020
@BBC6Music Until The Tide Creeps In by @PenelopeIsles on @bellaunion Glorious, uplifting songwriting and brilliant… https://t.co/v0QD0umLUg @ImpressionistAL Perfect impression of one of the greatest actors of any generation and the best thing ever to hit… https://t.co/YfEGttIt8hSo proud of the @ThePieceHall on deservedly winning this brilliant accolade. Having grown up around it, to see it f… https://t.co/foQpgu7OoL
3/30
2020
Thanks so much to everyone who voted us most iconic building in the @Welcome2Yorks #WorldCupofYorkshire 🏆 we can’t… https://t.co/rpy1IPv6EW
Retweeted by Stephen Brown @rowancoleman @PondenHall A bit further down the line. Promise! Am cramming lots of creative stuff into every day.… https://t.co/iDgwNJ4Iav @rowancoleman @PondenHall Yeah, course! Begins to whistle softly. @rowancoleman @PondenHall Oh, this is ridiculously good. Just wonderful. Love it. Quietly scrunches up own version in progress! @sarah_hilary Oh, absolute classic. Had completely forgotten this. Report just back from Top Withins this morning https://t.co/7uxAODMWFM @sarah_hilary I’m going to give this a go now! I suspect the moors will be full of people doing this in costume com… https://t.co/ZZjP25BPlV @Welcome2Yorks @ThePieceHall @fountainsabbey Voted. It has to be the @ThePieceHall This the people’s place.
3/29
2020
@ThePieceHall Voted! The Piece Hall every day of the week! @90Grant @terminallytang1 Will watch that today. My dad idolised Matthews so I very much look forward to seeing it.… https://t.co/hlwJEbggnM @TimoneyLisa @BronteParsonage You too Lisa. Look forward to catching up when this is all over. xx @CLangridgeWrite @BronteParsonage Thank you Callie. See you when this is all over and we can all get out on the moo… https://t.co/B87GjgMqcj @MichelleLHussey @BronteParsonage You are very welcome. We are very blessed at effectively having this as our back… https://t.co/Fg8JbMwvMc @MsTamarCohen @BronteParsonage What a great idea! A cake tour! Hope you and your loved ones are all safe and well a… https://t.co/GDcopJWIog @90Grant My late dad incredibly bumped into Stanley Matthews at a sweet shop in Sowerby Bridge, which I now assume… https://t.co/DVsR1nd6u4
3/28
2020
@jdrossin @BronteParsonage xxxThe Wuthering Heights workout during self-isolation.Perfect for goths of all ages. https://t.co/GYh9mnGecp
Retweeted by Stephen Brown @barton34 @rowancoleman https://t.co/69NJRF8uNF xxx @pondenperson @BronteParsonage Thank you! They've closed our beautiful coastal Audubon sanctuary because of the Cor… https://t.co/f7w75JwKkn
Retweeted by Stephen BrownFinally, the hike back across the moors to Ponden and home to @PondenHall A 2 1/2 hour walk of reflection and perfe… https://t.co/08lzo57breArriving at the Brontë Falls, a popular picnic location for the literary siblings, the light is reflecting splendid… https://t.co/L5HQdHoDCPThen another glorious walk from Top Withins to the Brontë Falls, taking the lower path. Blissful and beautiful. 14/… https://t.co/kCkQl1Yx5MTop Withins is clearly the location for Wuthering Heights (though not the house itself), despite the best efforts o… https://t.co/NbgQPSn9QFFrom Alcomden we head up to the trig point and then across to Top Withens, the fabled location of Wuthering Heights… https://t.co/Fsg175ozGK
3/27
2020

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