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Richard @theskiver High Wycombe

Writer about sport, law, politics, music, theatre. I do a bit of lawyering, too.

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Joined Twitter 1/28/09


@PedroiasFace I made breakfast, a roast dinner and did the ironing. On the plus side, I wasn't asked to do any gardening.
6/22
2020
@PedroiasFace Which one is Ron? @PedroiasFace Really looking forward to seeing how this one goes
6/21
2020
@PedroiasFace @FarmBoyBrews @Cubs @ukcubsguy @mikeivory91 @Jon_Mackenzie @kschwarb12 @ToddRadom @andybisanartist Your best yet
6/19
2020
@DLander6 Ah, but they have to pass a Covid test before they can play
6/18
2020
@jesusjonesband That's so sad. I was eulogising about The Motorcycle Boy only the other week.
6/17
2020
@john_neptune Pretty Girls Make Graves in Islington in 2006. They were brilliant but split up shortly afterwards.
6/13
2020
@jesusjonesband Waiting will make it all the sweeter when you return. That was a heck of a night, though.
6/11
2020
@PedroiasFace Is that the sun shining out of his rear end?
5/30
2020
Hey, @WycombeHeights how about enforcing some social distancing on the Par 3? https://t.co/pzn8ixbaA3
5/25
2020
@PedroiasFace You should never have given up on cricket
5/21
2020
@PedroiasFace What's everyone else having?
5/19
2020
@nosweetnothings I'm really good at spilling stuff like flour or milk that just gets worse if you try to wipe it. P… https://t.co/OOCfaPG9Hx @nosweetnothings Depends how long it takes me to spill something on them. @DickDarwin32 @legsidelizzy I served Melvyn Hayes a burger and sold Patsy Byrne a bottle of wine @bloodandmud I wish I had seen your earlier tweet. I've been an FC Köln fan since 1983 - or approximately five year… https://t.co/JfU9kzc7Wu @PedroiasFace £17.92
5/16
2020
I wonder if, in years to come, the 8pm applause on a Thursday will become like the seventh inning stretch in baseba… https://t.co/tsbXMljTMw
5/14
2020
I've never said this before, @PedroiasFace , but I may never get a chance to do so ever again so I am going to say… https://t.co/XuyRuTZSM0
5/12
2020
Look what popped up in my garden this morning. It's as if it knew what day it is. #VEDay2020 #VEDay75 https://t.co/wAqyFcSt6M
5/8
2020
@PedroiasFace A bit difficult when all that you have in the house is muesli
4/18
2020
Today the milkman delivered the three pints of milk that couldn't deliver on Monday because of the bank holiday. Be… https://t.co/CFSJoWmSqm
4/15
2020
@PedroiasFace And I'm very happy that you are. But you're cooped up with three females, so I'm assuming nothing ;-) @PedroiasFace But, if it does all get too much, you know to just give me a call, right?
4/14
2020
@LordJon1 I have no words... https://t.co/M57LRVWDFj
4/11
2020
@c999cole @StaffsPolice Happy retirement. You is well old, innit.
4/1
2020
@PedroiasFace Unless you buy the nuggets you'll need flour for the batter. Otherwise no @PedroiasFace You could try making your own @PedroiasFace Well okay, I'll settle for 'not stone cold'. Pro tip - eat the fries first. @PedroiasFace Yes, so long as each item was hot and I wasn't expected to drink the ice
3/31
2020
The government has just sent a text message to my burglar alarm, telling it to stay at home. I was rather hoping th… https://t.co/sd5Rk2zrba
3/25
2020
One positive thing about social distancing. Cluedo just got a lot easier. Only Mrs White's allowed inside the house.
3/22
2020
Food shopping is now like a rubbish version of Ready Steady Cook. "OK, you have some oysters, a packet of vegan sa… https://t.co/vg9lktwpua
3/18
2020
Judging from the state of the feminine hygiene aisle in Sainsbury's, the panic buying has been going on for just short of a month.
3/14
2020
I notice that none of the selfish paranoid morons who are buying up all of the toilet roll, paracetamol and dried p… https://t.co/jXJGX2AtZQ
3/7
2020
@PedroiasFace @MLB That's amazing, but I'm worried that she calls you Daddy
2/27
2020
@jesusjonesband @HideawayFest Not just crying out for you guys, but for an extended rendition of 'One for the Money'
2/18
2020
@PedroiasFace It's probably one degree below having a Barkevious Mingo @PedroiasFace The problem with Mookie Betts is that he sounds like a particularly bad yeast infection: "Not tonight… https://t.co/A7ZxaHbWjD
2/6
2020
Absolutely gutted to learn of the death of Andy Gill. A groundbreaking and hugely influential guitarist and produce… https://t.co/CIToSypBz1Overheard in Waitrose this afternoon: "I'm just not getting through it. My champagne supplies are backing up"
2/1
2020
@PedroiasFace Don't need to. That was then, this is now. @PedroiasFace Most mobile he's looked in about 5 years
1/31
2020
Apparently Prince Andrew won't cooperate with the FBI. Surely they know that they just need to disguise themselves… https://t.co/hepAmX20VT
1/27
2020
@PedroiasFace @nationalrunshow I didn't realise that you had reached that level of madness. I should introduce you… https://t.co/f53qdyQ063
1/26
2020
@greggrosenthal You realise that among a lot of Bears fans Grossman wasn't Sexy Rexy, he was Nervous Rex. @PedroiasFace He said that the real miracle was that someone got Eli to move in the pocket @PedroiasFace Did you see Shaun O'Hara's comment on this?
1/24
2020
@PedroiasFace 6
1/10
2020
Interesting. Clearly (a) grabbed him before anyone else could and (b) waited until he committed before finally ditc… https://t.co/PvONrcc9qk @papabear015 I think we may have more holes than a Swiss cheese. @papabear015 Bugger. https://t.co/pVX4HPOr2i
1/6
2020
Just told the wife that we need to get de Kock out as soon as possible and she slapped me. #SAvENG #cricket
1/4
2020
@TimdeLisle Compton and Hales opened in one innings against Sri Lanka in about 2016
1/3
2020
@V3ct0rv1ct0r @AlternateRowan GoodpointwellmadeI know that it is January 2nd, but it's still acceptable to have Quality Street for breakfast, isn't it?
1/2
2019
@PedroiasFace @MiamiDolphinsUK Green
12/23
2019
@PedroiasFace We only have the washing machine and tumble dryer out there. And the chest freezer, the beer fridge a… https://t.co/9wTTgEqknz
12/21
2019
@PedroiasFace Crikey, I thought that we had it bad with our laundry room being outside
12/20
2019
@PedroiasFace Nice to see that success hasn't changed you.
12/17
2019
@mrjimBob Happy birthday. (Sorry it's late, thought it was tomorrow)
11/22
2019
England win the toss and choose to bat. What do we reckon? 26-3 by the first drinks break? #Cricket #NZvsENG
11/20
2019
@yumhoneyblood Thank you. It sounds great, even if it isn't quite what you meant to say. @yumhoneyblood Please could you settle a debate. What are you saying in the chants? Are you spelling out the word '… https://t.co/vQMgnbHrjm
11/19
2019
Israel Folau must be regretting not being born in America, where repeatedly saying dumb stuff on Twitter merely gets you elected president.
11/18
2019
I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for libraries. My parents met whilst they were working in one (and after 53 years o… https://t.co/ZBcDboEXxf
11/17
2019
just to clarify, how will this be delivered? https://t.co/HoL2vg3FKg
Retweeted by Richard
11/16
2019
@yumhoneyblood @BBC6Music Chris Hawkins just played it
11/5
2019
@PedroiasFace I was at Wembley on Sunday. Dalton didn't play badly. The O line is terrible (all but one sack happen… https://t.co/Ger0f79s2w
10/30
2019
@PedroiasFace No team expects to recover a punt. The goal is to pin your opponent as deep in their own territory as… https://t.co/RhlGQd54Er @PedroiasFace But that's not how the NFL defines a 'turnover'. You are turning the ball over on downs, not as a result of a mistake. @PedroiasFace No, a turnover is when you accidentally give the ball back to your opponent
10/25
2019
A few years ago I played in a cup semifinal for @BOERFC and was blamed for us losing it. I still have no idea what… https://t.co/0NA7HFQcXL
10/20
2019
@LordJon1 @CivilLitTweet See the CA judgment in Lippiatt & Febry v Sourh Gloucestershire District Council (1999) on… https://t.co/6HpS45sWnX
9/27
2019
Well, I guess we now know who put the 'rogue' in 'prorogue'...
9/24
2019
With Russia not being known for its liberal attitude towards the LBGTetc community is anyone else enjoying the fact… https://t.co/RiOTDi4CIJ
9/20
2019
@PedroiasFace @AMN74 Yes @PedroiasFace @AMN74 What was the question?
9/3
2019
@PedroiasFace @GB_Baseball Dunno who he is, but Elton John wants his glasses back. @the_topspin It's the Ashes, England have dropped the AshesI'm guessing that the only reason Australia weren't playing Smith and Labuschagne in the same team was to give thei… https://t.co/Le6lDLdIke
8/24
2019
@weddingpresent Please tell me that I'm not about to read the headline 'Scone schism causes Wedding Present to split'
8/18
2019
That whooshing noise you hear is my respect for Steven Smith going through the roof @tjaldred #ashes #Ashes2019 #Ashes19 #EngvAus
8/17
2019
@miller_cricket I'm stealing 'gopping', too.
8/14
2019
@bloodandmud I found this early photo of England's new scrum half https://t.co/v3r7xldgSM
8/11
2019
@LordJon1 Can I borrow it once you've read it?
8/10
2019
@PedroiasFace I suspect that the food though that it was there for consumption and sustenance rather than inspiration and entertainment @PedroiasFace What's wrong with a roast dinner?
8/9
2019
@PedroiasFace Table 1
8/8
2019
@British_Airways V disappointed by your check in service in OPO. Should have been open 15 minutes ago. No sign of a… https://t.co/rI1Zru7n9y
7/29
2019
@jesusjonesband Preach!
7/18
2019
World Cup stops play #CWC19Final #EngvNZL #CricketWorldCupFinal #ENGvNZ https://t.co/56NIjD6DvM
7/14
2019
@miller_cricket "Botham...1992...Did you see the shape of him then?' There's hope for you and me yet, it seems.
7/3
2019
@LordJon1 That looks even more desolate than when it was a regular haunt of mine 20 years ago
6/28
2019
@PedroiasFace C C Sabathia is at least three of you @PedroiasFace Are you allowed to be skinnier than the bat? Is it a good or bad thing if the batter disappears as soon as they turn sideways?
6/27
2019
@LordJon1 https://t.co/m8Q7Z32k7Q
6/17
2019
@LordJon1 I see that you made the Gazette again @PedroiasFace Reads like you were operated on by Jacob Rees-Mogg @miller_cricket I was going to write in and suggest that Phehlukwayo was to pinch hitting what Hales was to bowling… https://t.co/c219VM9nSW
6/15
2019

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