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Lots of red admirals (and some super squashes) in the sunshine at the Botanics today ☀️ https://t.co/PtgzvDzvI2Signs of autumn at @TheBotanics this afternoon 🍂 https://t.co/7kcfNiemaE
9/26
2020
This weekend set a few hours aside, just as you would have done in any other year, and enjoy a virtual… https://t.co/KIyWvXIl23
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9/25
2020
My new piece on how to cope in the months ahead -> time to look forward, instead of looking back. https://t.co/9xhyvw5YDI
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9/21
2020
Our #greateranglia train conductor sounded slightly exasperated “Face coverings offer no protection to you or anyb… https://t.co/JjihPp2oKwToday’s fourth & final train for today after a roundabout route to Ipswich Lovely twilight views, lots of empty se… https://t.co/Yq4l1EdubfA wander around Lowestoft inbetween trains, beautiful kingfisher mural by @AtmStreetart https://t.co/dYeiEsANteThird train of the day, on one of the new #greateranglia trains, plenty of empty seats and lovely views across the… https://t.co/UT5J1w1t6QNorwich station has a wonderful Basil Brush @RNIB charity collection box 🦊 https://t.co/YwdgbZwezbMagnificent views of Ely Cathedral! Not the train (or route) I was meant to be on, but I love the views of the lan… https://t.co/z4ZzQoOvWrTrain journey not going as planned... @greateranglia train to Ipswich cancelled; now on a train to Norwich instead https://t.co/F9QFBW4ravWaiting for a train at Peterborough... The cafe at the Great Northern Hotel opposite the station is open, sadly the… https://t.co/olRrY7o2qHArrived at Peterborough station - there’s a slightly circuitous one-way system to exit the station Only 1 other pa… https://t.co/2gF3LtRZXtDurham Castle and cathedral from the train 🏰 https://t.co/smUIJmR40RFirst stop on this #lner train, Newcastle. On leaving the station cleaning staff came round the train and wiped do… https://t.co/Il2Kltkbfa @LNER The views along the coast on this part of the route are amazing 😀I love the views of Berwick-upon-Tweed from the train https://t.co/PnirWQWSVpSnacks provided in #lner first class – tea/coffee, water, crisps, biscuits (there isn’t a full catering service) –… https://t.co/c0atIMxpnp @BrianCoffeeSpot Hopefully...getting 3 trains today so will see how they compare!There are no other passengers in the carriage...however the seat I have a reservation for says “this seat cannot be… https://t.co/I8rYMzFVUCAt Waverley for my first train journey since early Feb...it’s pretty quiet and lots of social distancing signage… https://t.co/AbkV6yKpNu
9/10
2020
“Protect Scotland” NHS #covid19 contact tracing mobile app is now available to download – https://t.co/DzLylP9trThttps://t.co/fqop38M2Sr
9/9
2020
Amazing photos of China's Mao-era trains that are being phased out in favour of high speed rail 🚄 China's first hi… https://t.co/2VxcE1Rthh
9/6
2020
@CalSleeper Thank you, I've now managed to book the dates I was looking for :) @greateranglia Is your payment system down? I'm trying to book a ticket on your website and it has failed 3 times.… https://t.co/VFWEVeFIPr
8/30
2020
Think on: Brandalism have produced and posted billboard adverts around the UK that parody car advertising, and that… https://t.co/N4YNBsqgye
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8/29
2020
@CalSleeper Hi when I try to book online the website is saying “no service runs on that day” from Edinburgh to Lond… https://t.co/foc3ATIkO4
8/27
2020
@john_auldtoon The big Tesco in Leith (Duke St) has plastic bag recycling inside, near the tills. Would love to kn… https://t.co/lgyvGJBuHA
8/20
2020
Heather in flower in Holyrood Park this evening...beautiful 💗💜🧡 https://t.co/3ggtDKSkYIA Russian design studio developed an AI bot and, for over a year, passed it off as a human designer named "Nikolay… https://t.co/hMVIqqXGLt
8/14
2020
Over 17,000 lightning strikes across Scotland in the last 12 hours, and ~69% of them were cloud to ground. https://t.co/Ufp86f0wxX
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8/12
2020
⛈️ it's a bit rainy out there tonight... https://t.co/whMn94KL8n
8/11
2020
Beautiful photos of #MyLightShinesOn 🌟 “Covid-19 has not dimmed the creativity of artists, nor the enduring spirit… https://t.co/gp7oEPrk2i
8/9
2020
@jomowat @john_auldtoon Walking down here feels more dangerous than having the road open as normal–cars driving fas… https://t.co/xbZW157v7e“Everything is going to be alright” ☀️ sculptures in the sunshine today @NatGalleriesSco Gallery of Modern Art – th… https://t.co/mag4XAfAWa @DrRAGreen During lockdown quite a few of the holiday flats in the area that they refer to went back to being long… https://t.co/p6OxERZarY
8/8
2020
"Isn’t travel supposed to be about new things, new places, about annexing unexplored realms to the empire of person… https://t.co/ZUMQKDrRcj
8/5
2020
@hibeesfamily "La Dimora Di Gilmerton"? 🤔😁 https://t.co/wq43P8GXGM
8/2
2020
@edinhelp thank you! @edinhelp please can the bins in Dunbars Close Garden be emptied? https://t.co/X8HkpLyqoq
8/1
2020
places to buy books online which aren’t Amazon📚 https://t.co/vOKYOwfeCE
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7/30
2020
@EdinOldTownCC Didn’t look like a “ghost town” today! Queues for Mary’s Milk Bar stretched almost halfway up the Ve… https://t.co/04JaSEvgnM
7/26
2020
Wonderful views and wildflowers on Ben Gulabin, in yesterday’s sunshine 🌤⛰ #cairngorms #hillwalking https://t.co/bv5Zucnfh9
7/25
2020
St Monan’s Harbour and “Welly Garden” (what a great idea!) 💛⚓️ https://t.co/bCj9si89ABPittenweem ice-cream shop 🍦💜 https://t.co/Haul0HvEkvThe Fife Coastal path between St Monan’s and Pittenweem. Beautiful! 🌤💙 #fifecoastalpath #coastalwalkshttps://t.co/gJZl3h0ZE5
7/20
2020
“Every day, something lifts me up: the view from Arthur’s Seat, lying in the sun on Calton Hill, biking to Portobel… https://t.co/zbqVgb6vSb @EdinOldTownCC It was 3.20pm this afternoon (Sunday) @EdinOldTownCC @lmacinnessnp @adamrmcvey @Edinburgh_CC @TheCrannie @The_Word_Bank @thecockburn @stcsfreechurchhttps://t.co/kzDW7X8X8w
7/12
2020
Are you a "mindful tourist"? Interesting article on #sustainabletourism and what it means to be a "good" tourist… https://t.co/YHsrHscZHv
6/27
2020
@AndyBTravels any specific places you’re after?It’s now been cleaned up, but if you’re heading to a green space later, put your rubbish in the bin or take it home… https://t.co/XgHDLff7ME
Retweeted by Susan Poupard ✨Almost like being on holiday?! Re-living my last trip by having Russian packet soup for lunch... left overs from my… https://t.co/Z02xDZBCjI
6/25
2020
Hundreds of these very cute tiny toads (or are they frogs?) in Holyrood Park today... had to walk very carefully th… https://t.co/Bif5sBGXME
6/23
2020
@edinhelp Great, thank you @edinhelp https://t.co/GwPVVCzMsb @edinhelp the rubbish bins in Dunbar’s Close Garden need to be emptied – they’re very full almost to overflowing
6/21
2020
@Edinburgh_CC @SustransScot Really good to see this when walking down here the other day, it makes it much easier t… https://t.co/2264zI3b2e
6/20
2020
Went on my first *ever* bike ride in Edinburgh today – it was lovely to be able to cycle through Holyrood Park with… https://t.co/g2Sc2KgpMM
6/14
2020
This is great – really looking forward to riding my brand new (second-hand) bike on vehicle-free roads! 🚲 https://t.co/oj89QiKMziPicturesque hedges and herbs in Dunbar’s Close Garden 🌿💚 The garden has been closed during lockdown – lovely to se… https://t.co/wI80fatLQzEdinburgh looking beautifully atmospheric in the haar this afternoon, clouds enveloping the streets ☁️ https://t.co/BtaApFJ0WM
6/13
2020
@some_yeo 😱 @edinspotlight beautiful 💗
6/8
2020
Snapshots from the New Town this afternoon #Edinburgh https://t.co/a5GnC5AkHG
6/7
2020
Take your rubbish home with you!! Dont think whats the worst that can happen because this is THE WORST https://t.co/K3FHBd8lVT
Retweeted by Susan Poupard ✨Flowers growing in the pavement 💚🐝 #natureinthecity #edinburgh https://t.co/UDmtLGygnk
5/31
2020
@LikeEngineer it looks beautiful 🌸
5/28
2020
Wonderful to see hundreds (maybe thousands?) of tadpoles in Holyrood Park yesterday! #Springwatch #BiodiversityDay https://t.co/vl0p5h0pR2
5/22
2020
I love the live penguin webcam from @EdinburghZoo 🐧 https://t.co/prcIStKv53
5/13
2020
@jmbfn @edinspotlight Good to hear! 🙂 They do seem a little further ahead in New calton burial ground for some reason @FionaGrahame @edinspotlight Oh no, that’s a shame :(
5/11
2020
STAY HOME. PROTECT THE NHS. SAVE LIVES.
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5/10
2020
Dandelion clock extravaganza in New Calton Burial Ground today! 💛 I love how there are so many wildflowers growing… https://t.co/GTACcthrNk
5/9
2020
“Which parts of ‘normal’ are worth rushing back to?” 🌈 #NewNormal https://t.co/j0ZCoXUH8b
5/7
2020
Emily Maitlis with powerful words that needed saying tonight. https://t.co/yqNgxlHoJU
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4/9
2020
I love these signs which have appeared around town 💗 “Be kind. Let’s look out for one another.” https://t.co/7246KwnXSGBeautiful blossom in Princes St Gardens this afternoon 🌸 https://t.co/x1W78H0RTT
4/5
2020
From Scotland, with love 💙 https://t.co/cDlhJHXoq8
4/3
2020
Less traffic means the city is a lot quieter, and hawthorn leaves are starting to appear on the trees 🌱 https://t.co/EYoGIiK7t0Photos from my lunchtime walk around #Edinburgh – Dunbar’s Close Gardens now closed until further notice, Balmoral… https://t.co/MQeFButVwi
3/30
2020
We are in the largest health emergency we might ever see. This is not a holiday. #StayAtHome https://t.co/YLMClOV1Dm
Retweeted by Susan Poupard ✨Sunshine, daffodils and a happy face in London Road Gardens 💛 #Edinburgh https://t.co/r7XcjbUZQE
3/22
2020
Wonderful views, catkins and toad signs in Holyrood Park this afternoon 💚 https://t.co/vGLD1YO1iK
3/21
2020
Remote work survival kit 👩‍💻 - "How can you help yourself and your team during #COVID19" https://t.co/B05bSjYsA5https://t.co/dlH6PsgHOu
3/16
2020
Our livestream is starting a little earlier now at 18:30. Be sure to tune in then to hear from @KHayhoe,… https://t.co/kX2NOh7O7d
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3/15
2020
Hail, rain, snow and sunshine today while tree-planting with @NTSVolunteers! #scottishweather https://t.co/aa7vffDA7L
2/29
2020
Beautiful lichen and parasol fungi sculptures, made from recycled refrigerator plastic & old plastic bottles – at t… https://t.co/SeGXSrA7gJ
2/23
2020
🚨 really cool event klaxon 🚨 @HistEnvScot are hosting @KHayhoe alongside an incredible panel of speakers… https://t.co/kJwebfsvVX
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2/21
2020
@CooperativeBank yes, all working now, thanks :) @CooperativeBank It's still not working for me :( can't log in using the mobile app, or on desktop. All I get is… https://t.co/FbWLrs8b0T
2/11
2020
@BootstrapCook Lush 'Hair Custard' - I just leave it in - it looks ridiculously expensive but you only need a tiny… https://t.co/HjCDTHCD7R
2/8
2020
Hey Europe, Scotland is still open to you 💙🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺 #ScotlandIsOpen #ScotlandIsNow https://t.co/PFZIXphCH1
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1/31
2020
@alicebell La Fàbrica del Sol in Barcelona - it was a gasworks, it’s now a sustainability resource centre https://t.co/jpSYhG4z71
1/24
2020
#DrWho theme tune on the @KelvingroveArt pipe organ...brilliant ! https://t.co/AcjXQm6f0H
1/12
2020
@hogg82 Thanks, glad you enjoyed it! 🙂 @JamDowers @allohexaploid Sounds great 🙂 good luck! @TartinoVerdi Yes that was my experience with the Russian trains too – the Chinese train heating depends on the sam… https://t.co/5z4bZdJhdz @elmers87 Sounds great! Back in Scotland now, wish I could have done the return journey by train too! @Alfild There wasn’t too much sitting around surprisingly! – not like a train journey with only a seat – had the co… https://t.co/8YrsZuyHsC
1/6
2020

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