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Kirsty @snowythepyro London, UK

Legal Editor/professional pedant. Alto, BBC Symphony Chorus. Prommer. Brownie leader. Pyromaniac-in-Charge. Knitter. Reader. Views my own!

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Joined Twitter 8/19/08


When our National Theatre makes 400 people redundant, when the Royal Albert Hall tells us they’re on the brink of g… https://t.co/PUXsdox1Xy
Retweeted by KirstySo Hamilton was good, but I never want to hear anyone complain about how “long and boring” opera is ever again. Ham… https://t.co/iWk69jTeyM
Retweeted by Kirsty @Maria_Moyses 😲 are you taking offers? Only the 250 to go here...
7/4
2020
@SchultzGolda Woo! I do hope you get to do a LNOP with full orchestra, chorus & audience in the future, as well as… https://t.co/QROogOIjJfHorrified and fed up that 30m of our brick copings were taken last night. A nice greeting to visitors to… https://t.co/B9WcQo7FBZ
Retweeted by Kirsty @JWHallBaritone *raises a glass to that* (from home).So cool! #workgeek #draftinggeek #getyoureditorialgeekon https://t.co/LfDGwGzsQmProgramme details have been announced for the 2020 @bbcproms. Not the Proms as we know them, the Proms as we need… https://t.co/yLs04Tvll2
Retweeted by KirstyThe National Theatre have let all FOH staff go. I now have no job whatsoever. Not a single source of income. God I… https://t.co/PxB7xPqD6J
Retweeted by Kirsty @larkingrumple The SO posted about that just a couple of days ago - thank you for the link! :)Relive 4 decades of outstanding concerts from the #BBCProms. We’re bringing you 6 weeks of some of our greatest p… https://t.co/duwVOCBIKJ
Retweeted by KirstyVaughan Williams's Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis is a piece full of rich and mellow colours ✨ BBC SO viola p… https://t.co/gcmCPPPMe8
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7/3
2020
@JWHallBaritone @brinsherratt Ooh, we could do another Apostles, rerun from October LPO/LPC/BBCSC (in which Brindle… https://t.co/MK6DmXuUmeExclusive by me, but a sad one: the Royal Albert Hall, opened by Queen Victoria in 1871, is to be insolvent by earl… https://t.co/1SRJUGHxyr
Retweeted by KirstyFront Row - The Arts in Crisis - BBC Sounds Please all you hundreds of thousands of choral singers : Write to your… https://t.co/rHhf1NQHjO
Retweeted by KirstyLimited reopening in some sectors does not equal recovery. The government’s refusal to face up fully to the sectora… https://t.co/lLw4bpsJXp
Retweeted by KirstyAn unthinkable situation! One of the country’s most loved venues, if not THE most loved? A national tragedy waiting… https://t.co/XuGF3gBjHo
Retweeted by KirstyArts make up a bigger % of UK GDP than agriculture. This isn’t just a cultural issue- it’s a long term economic one. https://t.co/nSWl1hjqze
Retweeted by KirstyHas, and I mean this sincerely, anyone in Her Majesty's Government ever watched a football match before https://t.co/LKbkA8hi1O
Retweeted by KirstyMost weekends, we admit somebody to ITU because they’ve had too much to drink, we need to put a tube into their win… https://t.co/8kX9OxnVlJ
Retweeted by KirstyI’d happily wear a mask to go and watch a play or musical or comedy or music gig. If you’re allowed to sit in a p… https://t.co/bB6Ijqaqpk
Retweeted by KirstyMe: Why do I have this sudden, terrible headache? Is it Coro? Oh God what if it's Cor... The Sky, turning the col… https://t.co/see9hcvukU
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7/2
2020
@PDarigan You're right, they've finally deleted it - only 5.5 hours after they should have done, when they reckon f… https://t.co/96LddbaQGARight folks! A chap saw the Landie parked up this afternoon in Chertsey (he’d seen the fact it had been stolen on s… https://t.co/QpGbDnMNBQ
Retweeted by KirstyThis was a great Spirit of England with @AJRStaples :) I loved the rest of the concert too - so many wonderful piec… https://t.co/pYs2VvHhQC
7/1
2020
.@MarinaHyde: "The three things in which the UK is genuinely “world-beating” are financial services, arms manufactu… https://t.co/8PF4lPktCZ
Retweeted by Kirsty @JKAConductor You were, most definitely! IIRC we'd only had a handful of combined rehearsals, so to pull off the Ai… https://t.co/FzLvYgpGc0 @justme1976 Are you going to grow it out - or do you have an appointment booked for Saturday?? @JKAConductor But would you do another 'Legal Harmony'? 🙊 (2016, NSO I think, L.Garrett massively over-micd, and co… https://t.co/AEoySnVu6xThis is the best reopening video I’ve seen so far! Can anyone beat this? #MuseumsReopening https://t.co/1yerwVEDsv
Retweeted by Kirsty @AmiraTharani I'm so sorry - that's vile :( and really spoils the rest of your day/stay.For @samaritans, a whole day spent correcting a viral copy-and-paste tweet about the suicide rate jumping 200%: https://t.co/iojXO6fDW1
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6/30
2020
THIRTEEN. Grabbed off his bike in front of his dad. Christ, that poor kid. https://t.co/TP65aga3rh
Retweeted by Kirsty @wishingstar342 Not now, little virus, we're a bit busy...Many Twitter accounts have shared the claim that there has been a 200% increase in suicides since lockdown began.… https://t.co/5UR6H20Xbh
Retweeted by KirstyBecause it’s well known that the exchanging of rings is the only time when a bride and groom exchange anything on t… https://t.co/yokiUxXvaN
Retweeted by KirstyOn what should have been the first day of @Wimbledon 🎾our players have served up this divine racket! 😆 We hope thei… https://t.co/6VgtWxob25
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6/29
2020
@craftyguider @fluffy1st @tinkslou Exactly! Gaaah, I understand the caution, but surely better to let you in using… https://t.co/Yj1Ro039AE @helenprev Happy birthday Tal! So so pleased that your wonderful children are confident in claiming their true identities ❤️🏳️‍🌈 @HelenaDix Happy anniversary! 🍾🥂
6/28
2020
Many of us are missing the chance to make music with friends. But what is the impact of being unable to do so? If y… https://t.co/zFTDt6MI1b
Retweeted by KirstyThis sums it up. Govt about to allow thousands of people on planes, in fact they’re encouraging it. Want to see… https://t.co/cwMWlGuw6d
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6/27
2020
@helenpgarlick @IsolationChoir I will do my best! Got a thing to do for @BBCSO Chorus in the next week (and many sh… https://t.co/LYUz8nkdGw @colla_voce Mm. Time enough for those beach trips/parties/etc to be showing their impact - cos it wasn't the fit &… https://t.co/NGpsxognIBTravelling 13,000 miles to make a programme is kinda my way of 'not forgetting'. I'm half white working-class. I've… https://t.co/yZ0kKoPJES
Retweeted by Kirsty1st reaction: aaargh, missed this :( 2nd reaction: prob for best; I last sang FtBotE in county schools choir, so th… https://t.co/wY5epqlp1pOne of the most depressing tweets I've ever read. Imagine taking the time to complain about what goes into a foodba… https://t.co/Iz2buMmxEI
Retweeted by Kirsty @ChestneyGraham Teapot? I do remember this, though! When Dad got our first PC it was in the dining room (because s… https://t.co/1MxAKLZXZU
6/26
2020
@rhodri On my first Guide camp, I had a tube of the roll-on stuff. Wondered why I was so sleepy evenings...took mos… https://t.co/mnzAdSVkZ3i feel bad about taking up this space on twitter, but i promise this is a one-time thing. my mom has severe sciatic… https://t.co/Bu4njMEE24
Retweeted by KirstyToday we passed a sad milestone we never wanted to see. Our CEO Craig Hassall writes on the situation we find ours… https://t.co/nygZpYOhe3
Retweeted by Kirsty @RuthElleson That is a special level of spesh.Ask yourself, in years to come, do you want to take your kids to the theatre, or a Wetherspoons that used to be a t… https://t.co/Q0ZErwpnGw
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6/25
2020
I wrote a blog post about the @ravelry accessibility debacle. It rounds up all the tips & tricks for managing the s… https://t.co/2fgO1X3Htl
Retweeted by Kirsty @girlguidingstp @GirlGuidingLNW @ucl @NHS @UCLVolunteering Congratulations Tash! Sorry I couldn't join tonight's me… https://t.co/qJopoxgqWhPlenty of misogynists are kind to their girlfriends, wives, and mothers - misogyny isn't about hating every woman,… https://t.co/9bUif7ekct
Retweeted by KirstyNow, I’m not saying that I’ve solved the issue of playing with a facemask, but I’m just saying that I’ve solved the… https://t.co/mS83zhXrK8
Retweeted by KirstyJippii! 🇫🇮 We Finnished what we started! 🇫🇮 We reached the Finnish line! 🇫🇮 It's Finnally here! OK, we'll stop. 🙃… https://t.co/Wj8lzLRl6x
Retweeted by KirstyIf - with a straight face - the argument to restrict jury trials is going to boil down to *lack of venues* then LET… https://t.co/kdenkvoSzZ
Retweeted by KirstyAccessibility: more of it on freeview TV! Show Joe Public it really is for 'the likes of us'. It took a pandemic to… https://t.co/Bqc9ajq1gJ
6/24
2020
@RuthElleson there's a new code for Glasses Direct on @MoneySavingExp (ends Monday): https://t.co/L7HrTuPOS3Good grief, do we not already have enough to deal with as it is? Now you need to be told NOT to microwave your libr… https://t.co/IinsoafwwC
Retweeted by Kirsty @neilcpferris I know! I've no idea how @BBCNOW NCW members have chosen their Choral Top Three... Actually I do...f… https://t.co/o15iP37E5X @RebellionAfloat Perfect!My agent just tells me, when I said I could play alone in November in big halls of UK instead of orchestral tour no… https://t.co/is21BIdKfj
Retweeted by Kirsty @beerbear21 @reddy1408 @Hungarianbear @trustgp Was it bear-y exclusive? (sorry) @beerbear21 @reddy1408 @Hungarianbear @trustgp You lucky, lucky bears! Tears in my eyes at the mere picture of such a beloved venue ❤️ @neilcpferris intrigued what you'd pick! (I know all the PGs are doing different social media things) Really inter… https://t.co/CdUXUzs2hE @BBCFrontRow Accessibility: more of it on 'terrestrial' TV! Show Joe Public it really is for 'the likes of us'. It… https://t.co/iAHgchmdI3 @BBB_Mrs @bangorballetboy Having cut my fringe in the past, nopety nope! Far too visible when I made a balls-up of it 🤣😳 @BBB_Mrs @bangorballetboy Hurrah! I am my 'regular' stylist...took a good few inches off earlier in lockdown with n… https://t.co/9aKNV0WExN @knittymag She has pointy sticks...DEATH.I see that @OliverDowden is tweeting again - about gyms and holidays. Here's what he said on 10th June: "I'm not g… https://t.co/hnXSMpl8mE
Retweeted by KirstyGreat news that concert halls can open on July 4th...what's that? No live performances? Surprised they didn't open… https://t.co/9mvHHV4WIu
Retweeted by KirstyThe entire artistic team at the Theatre Royal Plymouth are being made redundant in 3 days. That’s one of the larges… https://t.co/CfBezD8KNQ
Retweeted by KirstyBut if you’re a singer or a brass musician, welcome to the new, exciting, more or less arbitrary, THREE metre rule.
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6/23
2020
@RuthElleson Bollocks! I can thoroughly recommend @glasses_direct for quick service and inexpensive spares/holiday specs. @booksesandtea Hurrah for the good news! I hope the withdrawal symptoms go away soon <3Latest regulations unveiled for England.. #socialbubble https://t.co/S2GVBIa3K8
Retweeted by Kirsty @b_liz Witchcraft.
6/22
2020
Yesterday was our fifth wedding anniversary 🐧❤️🐧 https://t.co/FTrgxuOoOgAh, Tim the Enchanter is on duty! "Who would cross the Bridge of Death must answer me these questions three, ere th… https://t.co/rcNvoOnC5S
6/21
2020
This is my bike, stolen from Wellingborough Railway Station between 6am and 4pm today, Saturday 21st June. It is a… https://t.co/Cv9dQy3I6C
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6/20
2020
@kateatherley @knittymag Ooh, PURDY!! I'm having a #lockdownsockathon (UK, 12 weeks and counting, 12 pairs of socks… https://t.co/tel9X9Fo9PAmazon has just delivered S's final birthday present...in time for his half-birthday! :o TBF, publication was pus… https://t.co/O5djZCuTgyBut someone in the wings is sabotaging them? Wait I think I know this one https://t.co/sjb7MoM8rc
Retweeted by KirstyHappy birthday to @exitthelemming! He's also closing in on 300 #PandemicPoems, which is an astonishing legacy from… https://t.co/qcmQ1LnGdN
6/19
2020
"Sorry, this bank statement is downloaded from the online bank, we need an original print sent by the bank" *BANGS HEAD ON DESK*
Retweeted by Kirsty @LucyCourtenay1 Oh, wow! Looks like it could be @orrefors or @kosta_boda - Mum's got several pieces in that style, and so did Granny.'Singing in a choir ... is a powerful expression of our culture and humanity, and it cannot be allowed to fade away… https://t.co/8RwPf6JWOc
Retweeted by Kirsty @smudgepuss Must be something like that, then. Regular overnight flights is sub-optimal! @smudgepuss Macron's in town, I think. @SebSvegaard Look after yourself, dear friend ❤️Their jobs would be much easier had you not: Cut staff Shut 162 of 323 magistrates’ courts Shut 90 of 240 county co… https://t.co/oVJu16rTX6
Retweeted by Kirsty @JWHallBaritone You and me both 😢
6/18
2020
Does no-fault divorce mean ducking the wives in the village pond till they're half-drowned and then burning them at… https://t.co/3qzDXeZ7k3
Retweeted by KirstyMuch rather our theatres are saved than we paint a Union Jack on Boris' plane or have a 'Brexit' festival. Nothing… https://t.co/eG3m78fDBV
Retweeted by KirstyWent up to the high street today. First time in three months (literally) that I have turned left instead of right (… https://t.co/la4OlkK0Ft @cholten99 Congratulations! Nice work :) @MartinSLewis .@HelpMusiciansUK are supporting musicians, many thousands of whom fall in the cracks (canyons) betwe… https://t.co/B2xOlJYolO
6/17
2020

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