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Stephen Barker @Stephen25367746 Leicester, England

Soanian. Georgian Architecture, Garden History. Art and History

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Joined Twitter 7/21/13


@JonathanFoyle That's Posh. @intoxspaces Who fancies a Green Pea Scotch Egg ? https://t.co/TogcENWKam @PaulWardUK @OldBob17 @robvsnature @Mike_Fabricant I think I am both laughing and crying whilst in a state of despair. @OldBob17 @PaulWardUK @robvsnature @Mike_Fabricant At present I assume the Treasury receives the money from the tar… https://t.co/AuL77TgQQn @PaulWardUK @OldBob17 @robvsnature @Mike_Fabricant It is comments like that make Brexiteers angry as they think/bel… https://t.co/LmIyKaN3gGThey look well cared for. https://t.co/ImEJ2Ocbm7 @mrjaydeeem This is one near us in Shrewsbury https://t.co/Sdh3Pe5MX2
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerWonderful #graphicdesign posters by Charley Harper from 70s and 80s illustrating #NationalParks @NatlParkService fe… https://t.co/zVGFiY3S7X
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerIt's December, which means its #ArchiveAdventCalendar time! Today for #Snow, we have Jephson Gardens in Leamington,… https://t.co/Eq8dMiZ3yE
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerF.W. Cobb-MA (1872-1938) Rector & Photographer was based at #Eastwood #Nottinghamshire from 1907 to 1917. He photo… https://t.co/vljJcSSENT
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerA shot of Kilrush Churchyard captured from my drone in July 2020. I have spent over eight years restoring, document… https://t.co/lCHhKzJwt8
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerIt will be interesting to see how many candles they use to get enough light for the camera. https://t.co/2Y89V0tCBDI'm impressed by @AnglianWater's commitment to sharing historical information on its historic water towers. Some gr… https://t.co/MYOMNb7WRa
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerHappy 1st of december! Eugène Grasset, 1896 https://t.co/acH3qKSnaw
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @SlCathy @chartres_Fiona Is this the eco-friendly Tardis ?Read all about this colourful collaboration https://t.co/wmRZ25XruX
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @InterWarChurch @C20Society Interesting design. @northumbriana Unfortunately they were wearing similar uniforms at the start of WWI, while dark blue coats and red… https://t.co/quOqEQ6VwL @drapedinhistory A favourite artist and inventor of the Gibson cocktail. https://t.co/Lov1y5OPRu @drapedinhistory Possibly yes, based on cupid amongst the greenery and what appears to be an old couple on the wall behind. @drapedinhistory @hauntedohiobook @V_and_A Stunning, if only we could hold cocktail parties. @FITfashionstory The dress is fine but it looks like she has a plant pot on her head with a feather sticking out of it.This took me on a journey. I love it. https://t.co/sTgppmTu95
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @EngChurchPics Weeping Willows were a popular motif to depict mourning as can be seen on these In Memoriam cards. https://t.co/1P3iJq46aR @KayMcClean1 @EngChurchPics That is a nice example. @2019Ifaw @EngChurchPics The paint interested me as well. What type of paint is it ? Is it original ? Why is just the tree painted ?Have a glorious week! 😊 Beautiful colour of Cornus sericea to start your day. #plants #gardening #nature https://t.co/Uvy7mVLfwx
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12/1
2020
@FinancialTimes Another blow for commercial landlords and for the High St. @running_past @LakesStiles @clouds_go_by @tismenic70 @Soapy_Wit_Tank @TrailpikeRake @SingletonWayne @tutty352https://t.co/GmjOWuULZj @LauraSmithCrewe @GrahamMoss9 There is no excuse for rudeness. Many or most supermarkets are not particularly enjoy… https://t.co/LFTzp6LP9T @OptimoPrincipi @caitlinrgreen It has beautiful patina. @D_Profundis Very droll.Disgraceful ampersand! https://t.co/gYmxzu1Dnc
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @hellohistoria I like the obelisk. @running_past @LakesStiles @clouds_go_by @tismenic70 @Soapy_Wit_Tank @TrailpikeRake @SingletonWayne @tutty352https://t.co/BauH06uQKiA treat to listen to @Visual_Cultures@NDENCAseminar paper ‘Beyond the Cartoon: Politics, Art, and Chinoiserie in… https://t.co/tFVXWSYY93
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @ahistoryinart @Comicdomino @TMaryporters Yes, they are good. @MaddyPelling Thank you for the information.English Primrose is a much better name than Primula Vulgarise for such a lovely plant #Photography #gardeninghttps://t.co/uC83p3ltfj
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @StevePeers The uproar is hardly surprising I recall one woman who travelled back from Spain where she lived to vot… https://t.co/Y4VB1NwTlm @Cristiano_1959 That's easy, as outlined in the book 'How to be an Alien' by George Mikes in 1946. An alien is anyo… https://t.co/om809NnApO @ahistoryinart @TMaryporters @Comicdomino It is one of the better novels by D L Sayers even if the solution is some… https://t.co/MPlFzL3tPjTAX EXEMPT DONATIONS...WHY https://t.co/jMlJInkFbq
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @NorwichCastle He is taking it well. @MaddyPelling Is the bottom book any good ? @FourRedShoes I am sure you are familiar with the satirical prints of the time such as Gillray's 'The Graces in a H… https://t.co/TinsU7QcmX @ElsaMc1878 @QualityStreetUK I wonder if anyone has done a study of the evolution of the couple on the Quality Stre… https://t.co/WUhOpoPFON @RuthRendell1 @LakesStiles @Soapy_Wit_Tank @clouds_go_by @tismenic70 @LordOrk @Yeti98_ @teresa_knox @ceadelahttps://t.co/2JxVQ7mxRv @icedrainbow You can buy bigger tins of Quality Street than the plastic tubs stacked up in supermarkets.Another night of #fog at @Ely_Cathedral, the streetlamps glowing nicely... also it's my birthday, so it was a good… https://t.co/qeDFd2SLsU
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @LakesStiles @running_past @resophonick @clouds_go_by @NorthernFell @tutty352 @TrailpikeRake @WindowsLakehttps://t.co/C81c1SzkRp @FOWarristonCem @SecretEdin The occupation of the deceased appears frequently on gravestones and monuments in Edinburgh graveyards. @RuthRendell1 @LakesStiles @Soapy_Wit_Tank @clouds_go_by @tismenic70 @LordOrk @Yeti98_ @teresa_knox @ceadelahttps://t.co/8S7nIp1UsiIt’s a great idea https://t.co/DsnHp7Wpg4
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @ianvisits @MrTimDunn @BNArchive Assuming you would be allowed to ice skate through the tunnel.I'm no economics professor, but if food banks are rationing food because of record demand while billionaires gained… https://t.co/aE33ZGJr0l
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @James__Dixon The streets around where I live are becoming like that. This years leaves will no doubt be an additio… https://t.co/wD2JpxAYAJHere is an interesting selection of crude crosses on gravemarkers at Carnagh graveyard, New Ross, Co. Wexford. https://t.co/fpyHrdmAeq
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerWill Sir Philip Green retain his title if the company fails and there is a large shortfall in the employees Pension fund.I voted nonpolitically. My Entry in The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest #733 https://t.co/6b4w9iGOHkhttps://t.co/53afCju288
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @DrFrancisYoung What about Robert Newton ? @Conviction19c @readingmuseum It has colour photos of some good tins.🤣 https://t.co/RQxF0pF0Wb
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerPortrait of the Elephant 'Alam Guman c. 1640 Painting attributed to Bichitr In March 1614 Mughal Emperor Jahang r… https://t.co/Nm5Xei3rtf
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerThis is just the news we need! https://t.co/h3KcxznKB1
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @EddieRobson @readingmuseum @TheMERL Really, who would have guessed from their name. And what sort of biscuit would… https://t.co/x8q8gEWlgM @Conviction19c @readingmuseum In Noel Cowards play "Private Lives" Amanda asks Elyot if he thought the Taj Mahal lo… https://t.co/3OYSW3JGQy @EddieRobson @readingmuseum @TheMERL What are cocktail biscuits ? @5thLackey Very fine.A dusting of freshly fallen snow on the ramparts of Pen-y-Crug Iron Age hillfort #Powys @BreconBeaconsNP in this be… https://t.co/sBunKQksRY
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @fred_manfrin Beautiful.I’ll be making three key points in this hearing 1. These proposals are not sustainable for the future we face 2. Th… https://t.co/6PAF4FaqBu
Retweeted by Stephen Barker3:55pm TODAY on @TalkingPicsTV The short travelogue film🎥 “1960s Torquay: The Perfect Holiday Destination” Narra… https://t.co/qRucwYE1hu
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @BritLitGirl When did novels start being called novels ?Different. https://t.co/I4lWbDVnlu @mellenedington Apart from his point about the Republicans, the rest is nonsense. @LadyLiminal1 I will have to listen to this. @brownbowlerhat That is fantastic, worth £8 of anyone's money. @brownbowlerhat Apart from the plate which has some interest, I would have to be paid to take the other items. What… https://t.co/7kFfWtmtAv @richardmarx @szwest1 I might point out that in 1948 3 Americans wrote a song called "Ashby de la Zouch by the Sea"… https://t.co/9E9Mv71q1p
11/30
2020
@SohoGeorge I have been fortunate enough to see his work at Plas Newydd. Apart from his skill as an artist, it is t… https://t.co/ASRBszvsf6 @DancerOnFilm I have often wondered what all the dancers in the chorus did in later life.As an ICU nurse, Covid is definitely worse this time round. Not just the poor patients, but the fatigue, the apathy… https://t.co/GeUiR1ewlo
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerWe're keeping it simple for today's #MuseumsUnlocked. There's not a lot that can beat the sight of the Royal Burial… https://t.co/a7itvQV2yP
Retweeted by Stephen Barker"Duty Boat". Eric Ravilious. 1940. https://t.co/aRME0KeSHt
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @ColinFl80111099 @GrahamMoss9 Yes, It should be a subscription event. @reallywallpaper Thank you. @IlariaMariaSala @manyapan I guess the same could be said for most countries. @reallywallpaper I like the design. @EHChalus Agreed. @marieiyoung @WhatTrainToday @SoVeryBritish Yes, but it has been a long time since I had any. @katemond I love this.Nice sunburst. https://t.co/IBdMWno2FGIn our Deco-world alphabet, ‘c’ is for compacts and Crittall windows. What ‘c’ would you have? https://t.co/vOB6PCCPfM
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @OldBob17 @ArielWelby @Mike_Fabricant If we offer a 0% tariff to the rest of the world on foodstuffs under WTO rule… https://t.co/vaz1m0j3yrAs we head into the season of goodwill, our friends @TheWeek are offering you the chance to win not one but two ann… https://t.co/Y9T2uBa5E6
Retweeted by Stephen BarkerA sense of wonder and anticipation fills every child’s heart as the AstroTurf cone returns to Streatham. https://t.co/lzPevTxbZN
Retweeted by Stephen Barker🙌HELL YES!!!🙌 https://t.co/ioewl4E33K
Retweeted by Stephen Barker @LaurieBwrites A Merry Window hat, named after the Operetta. https://t.co/eGxNBzA7SS @Flanerie_art It looks like it could be off a Viking Longboat.
11/29
2020

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