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Róisín Caird @roisincaird Edinburgh, Scotland

Freelance Edinburgh tour guide, Scottish history podcaster @truescotsmanpod, writer and stand up. "Horrifying and wierdly endearing" - @stefmowords she/her.

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Joined Twitter 9/22/11


What's happening right now is exactly what people predicted when Trump got elected and they were called hysterical. https://t.co/2wuXUpZEjr
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @kittywenham What if he said you married the most most most most most genius man in the world @7SamLindsay Oh yeah he was excommunicated. My mind is fuzzy, I think he might have been let back in but unsure. @7SamLindsay Yeah he was p. Ticked off with him for that as well.
10/30
2020
For years women in Poland have been in revolt against abortion bans. Last week a full ban was finally passed by the… https://t.co/QCKVAuRqXC
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @carla_woodburn Haha my kitchen window faces out onto a wall and some roofs.A girl’s gotta hustle... https://t.co/N0xmKgsuqV
Retweeted by Róisín CairdI know it's sleeping but I just cracked up laughing at this pigeon looking like the end of the blair witch project https://t.co/VT9NMzJ7mpLeaving the Pope on read, incredible.Right Scotland, IN THE BIN.The best fact I learned recently was that during the Wars of Independence Robert the Bruce got so annoyed that the… https://t.co/xDOqY2cTTyExclusive: BBC staff have been banned from attending LGBT pride events and told they could be suspended if they bre… https://t.co/rMfGWcSbek
Retweeted by Róisín CairdMy friend Ben did a good podcast I genuinely laughed very loudly in public whilst listening to it yesterday. https://t.co/WPaUg1dsJxTour guide French English German Modern Studies (politics) Theatre Psychology Theatre and Film BA https://t.co/5nWw9FceJI
10/29
2020
Class isn't a protected characteristic in hate crime bill. Given how addicts and homeless are treated, never mind s… https://t.co/ckPHxIwx1Q
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Retweeted by Róisín CairdAn impression of someone acknowledging their privilege in a self-effacing manner which reflects well on them https://t.co/ZfeSFANQLc
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @jamesdgreig HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA @robpalkwriter Why is it like this. @roisincaird @sckhko Snap! https://t.co/9405UKoW6N
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @PaulPmcdaniel @sckhko !!! Paul!!Of course the man who spent much of the year arguing that Black men are big-dicked idiots would pull a quote from t… https://t.co/F7QNHTTpa5
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @sckhko did a picture of me ❤️❤️❤️😭😭😭 https://t.co/NW0yVgoExv @sckhko 😭😭😭It’s good that more asymptomatic people are now being detected, however, the Scottish Government’s reluctance over… https://t.co/STLIwlrbn0
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @robpalkwriter https://t.co/G9dZzBTrhI @elemental_sys Those are some nymph tits.
10/28
2020
I just referred to washing up liquid as fairy liquid in front of my Canadian flatmate and he asked if that was the gaelic word for it.
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10/27
2020
@stepheniscowboy https://t.co/XLTXmauYp1 @angusmaroon i'm coming for your Canadian flatmate niche @stepheniscowboy You don't appreciate me in the correct way though stephen. @IntestinalBookW Yes. Fairy liquid is a brand name which has become synonymous with it.I think he was half joking but it was also very funny.I just referred to washing up liquid as fairy liquid in front of my Canadian flatmate and he asked if that was the gaelic word for it. @karolinecelly Nah i agree with you @CBThorburn I think we should be told.Whenever Nadine Dorries tweets about poverty, I instantly think about how when she went on a TV show where she was… https://t.co/oZf4Hgpaym
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @CuteLioness @roisincaird I wonder if the sort of person who considers Scotland to be occupied might also divide En… https://t.co/qjH3KcOQ4P
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @CuteLioness @empowermint I mean sure but Britain has colonised many places without individual brits trying to @ThisIsTomLittle Very good Tom.Maybe the reason some Tories think feeding kids doesn't cost money is that they were breastfed until they were 18.
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @TheNicoleToll But also i could be talking shite here. @TheNicoleToll It's absolutely not the same as being colonised but I don't really like simplifying it into "oh we j… https://t.co/J7V2nqdAk9 @TheNicoleToll Darien was one factor alongside things like the alien act, the context of the war of three kingdoms… https://t.co/R9NmjCFvFo @TheNicoleToll Kind of.May have lost half my hair this year from anxiety but it’s all kind of worth it when you see stories like this. Lik… https://t.co/imrFECqU9o
Retweeted by Róisín CairdKids suffering from starvation abd malnourishment doesn't necessarily mean they're getting literally no food. Eatin… https://t.co/YDxZB9D1lHCw:starvation Every single cheap meal I've seen on this hell site has had an average calorie count of 350 calorie… https://t.co/GEOhFBDJQB @roisincaird think it's nonsense. Using the same arguments "York is occupied by Westminster". The highland clearanc… https://t.co/dp2uy2y4gp
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @TGrayWrites @lituainianach Basically as a lowlander i don't want to dismiss the truly awful things that happened i… https://t.co/o5hmc1GkL0 @TGrayWrites @lituainianach Yeah this is what I'm thinking about. @lituainianach But i don't want to be speaking from a place of ignorance. @lituainianach I guess I'm like can u really say that Scotland was an oppressed party when the political classes si… https://t.co/oFfNhXGit6 @lituainianach Mostly reading replies to that map of people saying "well Scotland was occupied by England" and thin… https://t.co/abiR4mFCp3But like, I'm not an expert or anything and am interested to know other people's thoughts, though ideally people wh… https://t.co/jRrBHZ1OvHGood faith question: how do people feel about "Scotland is occupied by England" chat? I feel pretty wierd about it… https://t.co/FAfHvupgT5what do these people think wartime rationing even was if not a massive centralised state project to ensure nobody s… https://t.co/5AaQ7XaAaz
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @JohnSim19408099 @DominicFarrell the average uk household will spend £149 on utility bills, £106 on clothing, £177… https://t.co/af7Db1M465
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @DominicFarrell This is less than 400 calories.You just would never let a Tory cook for you. “I made you all a 25p bowl of raw oats to win an argument with strang… https://t.co/vq3RcUsXdG
Retweeted by Róisín CairdSpecific kind of dude who thinks "critiquing toxic masculinity" means "challenging prejudice against skinny guys" b… https://t.co/DR2BayPGAA
10/26
2020
@EddieRobson Duck. @523c113d Too powerful. @redrichie Fuck it when this is over I'm becoming a tour guide in Glasgow and im selling the fucking city. @redrichie When I went to uni in York it was genuinely shocking how many people thought Glasgow was a shithole with… https://t.co/nK6roXXqRs @redrichie "haha Glasgow is shit" is literally the most boring basic pedestrian opinion of someone who has clearly… https://t.co/JyAA5N4K2jFelt lonely. Wrote a blog. https://t.co/9jDbm57ifv
Retweeted by Róisín Cairdi just wanna say that even if someone is poor through their own 'choices', even if someone is stupid or reckless wi… https://t.co/12M6CB7xea
Retweeted by Róisín Cairdif someone from your friend group is going as the joker for halloween, the rest of you have to save them from embar… https://t.co/oNzh0Dk8he
Retweeted by Róisín CairdWhen i was a kid my dad was listening to Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who whilst cleaning and he looked right at m… https://t.co/IysDYdIsuD @realfakepersona OR a practice. I'm hoping practice.It's like climate change, just keep acting and hoping it doesn't all go to shit on your own watch.Also, virologists have been warning of this FOR YEARS.Worth remembering that emergency pandemic funding was one of the things which was cut heavily whilst underfunding t… https://t.co/jtuxZgLMLeFound some lipstick in a drawer and now i am a renaissance painting, soz. https://t.co/O4p8KsTCZX @conormarls @davey Yeah i understood what he meant. @davey I mean are we just not gonna talk about "don't eat yourself" *? @Carnage4Life A rat done bit my sister Nell. (with Whitey on the moon) Her face and arms began to swell. (and White… https://t.co/kFX4EiQGkK
Retweeted by Róisín CairdDa boys. https://t.co/8unIeYCTQD
Retweeted by Róisín CairdI'm so sick of this country. https://t.co/hLs91mrGahThemes that recur in my work: 1) religion 2) the construction and sale of national identity 3) Scotland having big… https://t.co/TMqecnkNdx
10/25
2020
@TGrayWrites Cried at this, fucksake.Felt lonely. Wrote a blog. https://t.co/9jDbm57ifvOh cool. https://t.co/OLk3QPY9uaBen Bradley: We can't have free School meals they would only go towards funding brothels and crack dens. Me a ski… https://t.co/AmmQuupzZZ
Retweeted by Róisín Cairdlook it wasn't for Halloween but we all agree that I did the greatest ever cosplay right? https://t.co/4nv4FZMsr0
Retweeted by Róisín CairdThis poem is called “the starved child” and it is dedicated to every MP and chinless nurk who would see children go… https://t.co/Vl9bTHb8mv
Retweeted by Róisín CairdThere's a lot of bovril content in this.Alright you bitches* we did an episode on irn bru and it's very enjoyable and fun get it listened to. *you're not… https://t.co/nEwzLTxTSCWhen I see a van I think.... respect. https://t.co/WmD5PhIla9
Retweeted by Róisín CairdI see a load of sentient hams on here think they can do my job today, cobbling together and costing an omelette. Pi… https://t.co/5dtDiu649C
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @jamesdgreig Right? Like now people just don't see me talking to myself. @taoiseachotrash This isn't even starting on the part where HE'S 15.The talk about school meal vouchers being traded for drugs reminds me of the debate about EMA (Educational Maintena… https://t.co/x8JxuOungM
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @roisincaird Holden Caulfield: *experiences bereavement very young, implied to have been abused as a child, sent aw… https://t.co/d1DH8rVj3N
Retweeted by Róisín Caird @taoiseachotrash Even the interpretation that he's entitled i really don't feel is supported by the text. He spends… https://t.co/ZYnPG0M26M @taoiseachotrash Yeah it's interesting because of the way it's written it's deliberately quite throwaway whenever h… https://t.co/NUX350q7bv @taoiseachotrash Holden: the night my brother died i punched out every window in the garage and then fell asleep ne… https://t.co/j8mb1rDhdj @taoiseachotrash RIGHT????
10/24
2020

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