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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


@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
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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 @miller_cricket You just made an utterly awful period of cricket into an entertaining read. Thank you.Sadly, not Gheorghe https://t.co/QNGpyfzIIw
6/15
2019
Matt Hancock pulls out, leaving many wishing that Boris' father had done the same.
6/14
2019
@yumhoneyblood Is tonight an early show? I know the venue sometimes runs a student club night after Saturday gigs.
6/8
2019
@santanderukhelp The finance on my car was provided by you. How do I find out how much I still owe? The garage I used has closed down.
5/20
2019
@chilternrailway Is the 1724 to Bicester North stopping at Beaconsfield today? Sure the board at Marylebone said so… https://t.co/DR6be1PvXX
4/10
2019
Twenty years ago today, it happened. It happened with scarcely a whimper, let alone a bang. On the evening of Wedn… https://t.co/fHYAHhVpW4
4/1
2019
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3/12
2019
@chilternrailway Sorry, I only just saw this. The service was going to Marylebone
2/25
2019
@ISIHAClue We were not able to donate at today's show. Is there another way to do so?
2/24
2019
@chilternrailway There's a ticket inspector on the 1003 from Beaconsfield who is being an absolute arse to an elder… https://t.co/lKzfyuL5PT
2/16
2019
This was an especially memorable Valentine’s Day. I was playing rugby for Bank of England RFC. At some point in th… https://t.co/qhHe6zpwqe
2/14
2019
@HeinzUK Have you discontinued black label soups? I can't find them anywhere.
2/13
2019
I think that this is the one and only time that someone has quoted me in a national newspaper – even if they did ge… https://t.co/xlfEuVlq8Z
2/6
2019
@DavidLloydUK Is there a problem with your app? It opens as one huge immovable picture on my phone (Samsung G8).
2/5
2019
This was pretty much the last time that I played rugby. Not, I hasten to add, because of the referee, but because I… https://t.co/TYeudjh9GY
1/15
2018
This definitely didn't go according to plan. We got as far as Shepherds Bush before I realised that I hadn't got th… https://t.co/exzS3DKV0U
11/14
2018
This is still one of my strongest memories from Will's pre-school years. Of course, Angry Birds has long since been… https://t.co/JXN1cpf0Ed
11/7
2018
As I've said for the last dozen of them, it's not an extra hour in bed, it's an extra hour of parenting.… https://t.co/PYTJ0LBod7 @PaulFrame85 HEH! My best bowling performance this season came AGAINST my own team!
10/28
2018
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10/26
2018
He's still at it. I even referred to him as a 'little tart' this morning (although not to his face!). The other day… https://t.co/gRwPJmclOoOh yes, I remember it well. A fumbling catch at slip to dismiss Sir Tim Rice, no less. The bowler was the captain's… https://t.co/qJW5rBN1R5
10/23
2018
Here's a first: I just got instructed on a new family law case whilst on a family law training course!
10/22
2018
The boy speaks the truth. I've always had this talent - although the one for re-writing songs to make them funnier… https://t.co/JsPjXR8etpThis was so sad. I still have the scripts that Mike and I worked on and I still hope that one day they will be rebo… https://t.co/ed6LgS8n8Z
10/15
2018
@LosCampesinos Amazing evening. I've been to that venue many times and never felt it shake like that before. We should do this more often! @O2ForumKTown Your gender neutral toilets need some work. You shouldn't be allowing men to go in there and wave the… https://t.co/hvJh3y3qhO
10/14
2018
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10/13
2018
He won it another time, in his final year at that school. Of course, when he won it we didn't know what would happe… https://t.co/Q8hE47RH5Q
10/9
2018
I can't believe that this was 9 years ago! For the record: 1) There was no campaign against unions. Sky News misu… https://t.co/kEarCsCGr7
9/13
2018
Great work @guerillacricket @aubrey_writes My brother became a T1 diabetic aged 40. That, with my own forays into c… https://t.co/veCvIhyjcu
7/29
2018
Never going to fly with @tapairportugal again. Never going to book with @lastminute_com again. Both have treated… https://t.co/fUXxgsjF8Y
7/27
2018
Apparently The Bluetones now have Edmund Blackadder on bass @Pennfestival https://t.co/AsqpIOwbqwCurrently waiting for (a) lunch (b) a notebook and (c) a trombone. Must be #Friday
7/20
2018
@VodafoneUK Are you saying I can upgrade from my S8 to an S9 for what I am paying now?. @HomeOfCricket 'Thanks for coming'? Seriously, it wasn't THAT exciting a game. @PennFestival When are you releasing Saturday stage times? I'm trying to fit my son's drama class in around the acts!
7/19
2018
@peterfrankopan Looks like a youngster, so he's possibly a falconer who is imprinting it.
7/16
2018
It's not coming home. It's staggered out of the pub, tripped over its own feet and will be lying giggling in the gu… https://t.co/IkTl2sGdAy
7/11
2018
Deutschland, Deutschland unter Alles #KORGER #Worldcup #GER
6/27
2018
I'm not sure why this Nigerian kit is so popular. It looks like a zebra drowning in a vat of lime sherbert. #NGAICE #FifaWorldCup2018
6/22
2018
I'm going to be bold and say that this is game, set and match to Pakistan now. #ENGvPAK #Cricket #cantbatcantbowlcantfield @EastMoleseyCC Back in the 90s I played for you alongside a legspinner who had been with the club since the 40s. I… https://t.co/fSLRflZx08
5/25
2018
@ianashworth @nflcommish Funny how other nations manage to be patriotic without doing it ;-)Hey, @nflcommish I've a simple solution. Stop playing the national anthem. Nowhere else in the world do they do tha… https://t.co/OdFZilSXrI @PedroiasFace 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 @PedroiasFace You forgot the 'utterly futile court action', but apart from that, spot on! @PedroiasFace I can't wait for the NFLPA to make a complete hash of challenging this on the basis of an infringemen… https://t.co/5P0Y78Y3W3 @PedroiasFace I'm opening the popcorn and awaiting the fallout!
5/24
2018
How come Prince Harry gets given Sussex, Dumbarton and Kilkeel as a wedding present? All I got from my grandmother… https://t.co/pKwVxht62I
5/19
2018
@dandinnerlady No pics, sadly. I only took one of Lamacq and wouldn't take one of anyone not on the stage even if t… https://t.co/IqFGr2wRCv
5/18
2018
@dandinnerlady Were you at the Steve Lamacq show at the 100 Club last night, or do you have a doppelganger?
5/16
2018
@the_topspin Has one comparatively minor injury ever had such a devastating effect on a player, I wonder?11.30am, Sunday 1 July, Come on down and watch, eat and drink to your heart's content https://t.co/ALdJoHYfAh. @twocastlesrun Why does the route map on the website show where the marshalls are, but not where the kilometre ma… https://t.co/j5ybRjoLfK
5/11
2018
@LondonPalladium Do you have stage times for tonight's @bryanferry show, so that those of us travelling can plan our journeys?
5/1
2018
@KimblewickRaces Will regular (i.e. non-4x4) vehicles be able to get on and off the site tomorrow?
3/30
2018
How many times previously has the last wicket doubled the score in a test match? #cricket #NZvENG
3/22
2018
@AndyinBrum Only just saw this. Thanks for passing it on.
3/18
2018

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