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Richard @theskiver High Wycombe

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

1,171 Following   867 Followers   24,767 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/28/09


@patrick_kidd 6th formers at my son's school are allowed two cans of beer on a Saturday night
6/3
2021
@patrick_kidd I love this and would love it even more but (a) he's still younger than me and (b) I played against h… https://t.co/lKBisKI7Jk
5/22
2021
@patrick_kidd @TimesSport Sorry to hear this. He was a fine writer and it sounds like he was an even better man.
5/9
2021
This whole ESL debacle reminds me of when a 10 year old has a row with their parents, announces they are leaving ho… https://t.co/abIZrJOUcU
4/21
2021
Why are all of the @BBC6Music shows running an hour late?
4/12
2021
@seanwilkenqc Sentenced to Twitter Jail for a crime he did not commit...
4/9
2021
I think @BenjaminKayser might be my new favourite commentator. The game is so much easier to understand with him th… https://t.co/Id9d75GIPC
3/26
2021
My latest email from my dad looks like the plot synopsis for a Miss Marple movie. https://t.co/Dr8kwXQCOF
2/20
2021
@BBC6Music I guess 'Milk & Alcohol' or 'Ernie (the Fastest Milkman in the West)'. Richard in Penn
1/11
2020
@PedroiasFace Iirc, my friend @5currantbuns lived there as a child
12/14
2020
@bloodandmud Colm Tucker
12/12
2020
@PedroiasFace Granville Island in Vancouver
11/29
2020
@PedroiasFace @tom_paints I misread that as 'pants'...
11/25
2020
@PedroiasFace You need to hear the new albums by Bob Mould, The Psychedelic Furs, Thousand Yard Stare, Springsteen, Dream Wife... @PedroiasFace It's a good album but trying to apply the title 'best ever' is impossible. Heck, I can't even agree w… https://t.co/MGnTZ8zlFU
11/13
2020
@JO_PARRY__ART I didn't reply because I'm male and you're female. I replied because I'm a director of a bird sanctu… https://t.co/Y1NhHhrcSS @JO_PARRY__ART If it went on all night it was probably at least two owls. And you're not allowed to shoot them.
11/10
2020
@brianmoore666 In a flat at university with four friends and my then-girlfriend
11/9
2020
@PedroiasFace Before William Penn founded Pennsylvania, he founded the Buckinghamshire village of Penn, where I currently live.
11/8
2020
@BBC6Music Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Adorable is the National Anthem, surely? -- Best wishes, Richard in windy BuckinghamshireToday's Darwin Award candidate is the person I just saw trying to light a cigarette whilst wearing a paper facemask. @seanayling Technically players cannot refuse to play for who they are drafted by, but in 2004 Eli Manning let it b… https://t.co/MY8zx5r1ns
11/2
2020
@PedroiasFace I don't mention it a lot. See https://t.co/Esbj8vCsps @PedroiasFace I'm a director of one @PedroiasFace I hope it's mine
10/24
2020
@PedroiasFace It says something about this house that I assumed you were escaping to avoid your wife making you watch a Star Trek spinoff
10/17
2020
@rimalu35 @nearlylegal Wish I could charge that much. I wonder if they have added in post-proceedings costs such as… https://t.co/3QH9Z8BsRI
10/7
2020
@BBC6Music 'And And And' was the name of a band in the film The Commitments. It was Derek and Outspan's band before… https://t.co/JvUTM7748s @brianmoore666 I know that you were a lawyer because one of my favourite career moments was when you accused me of being too aggressive. @_ALACS Off topic, but were you at Keele?
10/6
2020
@PedroiasFace Is there a reason why he is hitting himself on the head with the bat?
9/29
2020
@PedroiasFace Lovely work, but why do you want it to be more difficult to access your bins? @rimalu35 It suits you, sir @rimalu35 Someone shared it on our WhatsApp group last night, but thank you. A very fair assessment of the day.
9/19
2020
@LordJon1 @SportsTeam_ That's what you get for being all hip and trendy. I also have a song stuck on my IJ, but it is a track
9/17
2020
@nosweetnothings Depends upon the lady... @nosweetnothings Ssh, if you're not careful everyone will want oneI said that I wished that I could bat like Buttler, not that I wished that he would bat like me! #ENGvAUS #CricketWell, that started well. #ENGvAUS #Cricket @nosweetnothings Don't let anything take away this achievement. I wish that I had your focus and determination. @nosweetnothings That's awesome. You are definitely entitled to feel proud.
9/16
2020
@StudleyBigAir @rimalu35 Interesting. Thank you. @StudleyBigAir @rimalu35 So you can have a board meeting so long as it isn't a board meeting for a charity? @rimalu35 @LordJon1 I am told by leading counsel that it is OKLegal twitter views please: Is a business dinner for 10 people, each from different households, where 1m+ social di… https://t.co/nhQkFgTjyf
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9/8
2020
@PedroiasFace And it is much better than the other supposed classic of that era, Wind in the Willows. Which is dross. @PedroiasFace Each to their own. The story is weirdly interesting and I don't feel as offended by the ending (argua… https://t.co/VaxjFGQ39f @PedroiasFace Get a copy of The Annotated Alice by Martin Gardener. You'll see that it is a lot cleverer than it first appears to be.I don't like to brag, but we now have our son trained not to get in the way when we are trying to photograph the fr… https://t.co/MqHCbnbXQI
9/4
2020
@PedroiasFace Twice the size, innit.
9/3
2020
Anyone got footage of that Tom Curran drop> #ENGvsPAK
9/1
2020
@PedroiasFace We showed some of your other ones to a friend who was on Gower earlier in the week and he loved them
8/29
2020
@LordJon1 Hassan has also distinguished himself this season by getting stumped from 30 yards back after wandering o… https://t.co/FlRwxesAMj
8/20
2020
@LordJon1 They are not too far away from my 1986 A level grades
8/15
2020
@PedroiasFace No place for sweet potato fries, chunky chips, French fries, baby new potatoes, sautéed potatoes, hash browns...
8/13
2020
@PedroiasFace The house appears shocked at how good you are
8/12
2020
@PedroiasFace I had to snoek one in. Some dace I just can't resist @PedroiasFace Sorry, I hake myself for doing it. If I didn't feel that I had to that would be brill. @PedroiasFace It's not him, it's me. I'm just not a big fan of freshwater fish.
8/11
2020
@5currantbuns I would do both.
7/26
2020
@tjaldred How did that catch compare with Dwayne Leverock's for Barbados in 2007?
7/24
2020
@PedroiasFace @MLBEurope @max_whittle @JemelOneFive @MLB Mmmm, pretzel pieces.
7/21
2020
@PedroiasFace It makes sense in one way. Americans have a very different idea of driving distance and regard a two… https://t.co/ED0lk6I9gt
7/11
2020
@PedroiasFace Looks good to me. One of the reasons that pinstripes became popular was that they make fat men look t… https://t.co/DuyWv2WVz0
7/4
2020
@5currantbuns Some have even more. Of course, now I have to work out what to do with him for the summerHOME SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER! HOME SCHOOLS OUT FOR EVER! 🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾 (Hopefully)
7/3
2020
@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

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