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Tomás Murray @TomasJMurray GA now • W. of Ireland always

Lean left • Tom is fine • Fond of cats, gardening, jazz, old films, stout, Sylvia, & words • Adopt, don’t shop

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Joined Twitter 4/15/14


. . . and Cardiff: https://t.co/lgn9Vcij7KThis evening’s feature. Powell & Pressburger. https://t.co/WMzpwo2pAO
1/17
2021
#NowPlaying https://t.co/9ld8jFBz6Chttps://t.co/i78uOFHfEa https://t.co/fGdTUUpb0L. . . and w/ Rex Harrison & Anton Walbrook in the first London production of Coward’s ‘Design for Living’ (1939): https://t.co/o8uUgFY0jmIn terms of ‘in terms of’ – Frank McNally on a linguistic plague https://t.co/zH6rhNSlKrAlexander Knox, Actor, Writer, #BornOnThisDay in 1907, in Strathroy, Canada https://t.co/6aG3IIY8lm. . . with Bette Davis on the set of ‘Now, Voyager’ (1942): https://t.co/bXkaeKutfDIrving Rapper, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1898, in London https://t.co/aCCRUTyx0A. . . with Paulette Goddard & Hugh Williams in ‘An Ideal Husband’ (1947): https://t.co/d7bglnd6mJDiana Wynyard, Actress, #BornOnThisDay in 1906, in Lewisham, London https://t.co/TGY5vxtgVx @BCDreyer (Apologies for the poetry, B.; it’s often what first comes to mind.) @BCDreyer “The shadows fall from your tired eyes as your lone bedside candle dies, for here the calendar breeds nig… https://t.co/gLx2NrWZ40watching dumbo, no way is this elephant going to fly
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @LanceMannion @selfstyledsiren https://t.co/TPloq4wWDk
1/16
2021
@CafeMuscato First stop, Chicago . . . https://t.co/XYWnj6aDOg @BCDreyer “We’ll gather lilacs in the spring again And walk together down an English lane Until our hearts have lea… https://t.co/S5bfkzwGasErnest Thesiger, Actor, #BornOnThisDay in 1879, in London “But I am always writing parts for you, Ernest. The trou… https://t.co/mKCfZxkusM @MEmrani Will always be my first choice, softie that I am.
1/15
2021
@FrankmcnallyIT Your puns are consistent, Frank; I will grant you that. https://t.co/uSJI2a5AiL @DonaldClarke63 @PaddyDuffy Same, & we are some 4,000 miles apart, & I very much doubt she knows the current exchan… https://t.co/t1fHhVJRp0“‘The truth is,’ she said tartly, ’that if people don’t wash themselves they go unloved.’ Her voice was cold and di… https://t.co/CUhbtFSkXwBerthe Morisot, Painter, #BornOnThisDay in 1841, in Bourges, France ‘Woman and Child in a Meadow at Bougival’ (188… https://t.co/NrGfn9nlhwHenri Fantin-Latour, Painter, Lithographer, #BornOnThisDay in 1836, in Grenoble, France ‘A Basket of Roses’* (1890… https://t.co/LP6t3jyn6F
1/14
2021
Kay Francis, Actress, #BornOnThisDay in 1905, in Oklahoma City https://t.co/Nauts2fHtoThis evening’s feature. A new year, a new clock. And, with all due respect to William, *this* is *the* Scottish pla… https://t.co/x163lGIHLF @levistahl @mattkeeley I started rereading it this past year. And then I came again upon a couple of familiar parag… https://t.co/zeblZ28G69 @levistahl ‘Quartet in Autumn’ for me, w/ it & & ‘A Glass of Blessings’ following very close behind.
1/13
2021
@levistahl Clapton had no place there. None. Even my wife says so, & she, unlike I, likes Clapton.I thought i was ok but I am not. May their souls find peace. https://t.co/bFZ1vC72lt
Retweeted by Tomás MurrayI was born in a place not unlike these. I have never met my birth mother, or even discovered her name. I don’t nee… https://t.co/yBbEM8dNWW
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @BCDreyer Guilty as charged, B. Much love to you & yours. @BCDreyer Wrong Gaslight. But otherwise on point. @levistahl Aoife says hi . . . https://t.co/6irfEMgpcS @biscuitkitten https://t.co/mb74F2XzXm
1/12
2021
@selfstyledsiren . . . et aussi: https://t.co/g0BfyGHyCB @selfstyledsiren Absolutely. https://t.co/6kvJABJ5bq @BCDreyer [Though intimate familiarity—or, at the very least, a passing acquaintance—w/ Lorenz Hart will certainly… https://t.co/evYLG6dd17 @selfstyledsiren I’ve yet to make it to the The Courtauld; it & The Wallace Collection are on my bucket list. It’s… https://t.co/qY8QjXf3qg @selfstyledsiren FWIW, you can see the original here: https://t.co/f8NqK6XuLoKathleen Byron, Actress, #BornOnThisDay in 1921, in West Ham, Essex (now London), England https://t.co/6eeRCFabKI @BCDreyer Sallie!
1/11
2021
@DonaldClarke63 It’s a great album. ’Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise’ is my favourite track. @BCDreyer (FWIW. AM is Anna McMullan, RP is Ronald Pickup.) https://t.co/nspEMLcL3tFrancis Danby’s ‘Dead Calm, Sunset at the Bight of Exmouth’, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter https://t.co/ZiqHE7NrmKFor those of you who’ve had to listen to me yammer about the hours I’ve been putting in trying to learn a transcrip… https://t.co/3qEnfPYBKC
Retweeted by Tomás Murray#NowPlaying https://t.co/BfAYx1zwjc. . . with Joan Bennett in ‘Hollow Triumph’ (aka ‘The Scar’): https://t.co/sUnIuRei2APaul Henreid, Actor, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1908, in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (now Italy) https://t.co/M9XlvMDV0OAubrey Thomas de Vere, Poet, Critic, #BornOnThisDay in 1814, at Curraghchase, Kilcornan, Co. Limerick The poem is… https://t.co/OXVQV1JiVP @BCDreyer 🙄 @BCDreyer Wait, what now? @levistahl It’s been a while. Promised myself I’d reread it before watching Iannucci’s splendid adaptation, but I didn’t. @levistahl Copperfield?Why I follow @kevinddaly (my nominee for Consultant in Musical Theatre to the Library of Congress): https://t.co/mjxMJTBfd0 @BCDreyer Clabber cream (you can take the Irishman out of etc.)This evening’s feature. Ophüls. In which my favourite director plays a baron. https://t.co/b5heAHJHc8
1/10
2021
Joseph Farquharson’s ‘When the West With Evening Glows’, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery https://t.co/30u5ywkKoN#NowPlaying https://t.co/mQLZq4bKVk @Andr6wMale Amy was wrong . . . https://t.co/FQd6NmuVvI“Quantumvis cursum longum fessumque moratur Sol, sacro tandem carmine vesper adest. . . . No matter how long the su… https://t.co/piUOAuwye6Brian Friel, Playwright, Short Story Writer, Theatre Company Founder, #BornOnThisDay in 1929, in Knockmoyle, Co. Ty… https://t.co/nMZ0axeuMx
1/9
2021
@borderlandbooks @Andr6wMale https://t.co/YDHYKHYbA0#NowPlaying https://t.co/oaDzbwGvjpGiorgio Tozzi, Operatic Bass, #BornOnThisDay in 1923, in Chicago ‘This Nearly Was Mine’: https://t.co/FiqOI9nyFY https://t.co/cOK0cqBmd7
1/8
2021
. . . and as someone (likely @DonaldClarke63) noted here previously, Daisy Ridley is Arnold’s great-niece.Arnold Ridley, Actor, Playwright, #BornOnThisDay in 1896, in Bath, England (The ‘Dad’s Army’ episode ‘Branded’ tak… https://t.co/bSRa0AvJVF @biscuitkitten @selfstyledsiren The two of you have made me smile for the fourth time today. I woke to see that War… https://t.co/HZu892Nf6Q
1/7
2021
@DonaldClarke63 They need to suspend his account through the 20th. And when the 20th comes & goes Twitter can treat… https://t.co/Vw06KDepC2No big deal, just erasing the work of all of the organizers on the ground in Georgia, specifically the work carried… https://t.co/IWorf1XLwd
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @CafeMuscato @BCDreyer https://t.co/zzknNDwKNQ @CafeMuscato https://t.co/uw9qvIudwq @BCDreyer Look again, mon ami. @BCDreyer Nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs (which is largely why I’m watching a favourite film). @levistahl “He had that deep appreciation of family relationships and their ramifications that is a gift of its own… https://t.co/csRALSvxtB
1/6
2021
@Glenn__Kenny In this house I *am* the robot; & there are days when it seems an awfully small price to pay tbh . . . https://t.co/SebiVLTRhw @BCDreyer I still maintain Garbo was photoshopped (or whatever the 1932 equivalent was) . . . https://t.co/ruuNq5mS0u @patrburke (I think we got our wires crossed. I was asking which of the four films above you had yet to watch. No m… https://t.co/Q6C5RyGmPO @patrburke Which of them?. . . the four films are De Sica’s ‘Umberto D.’ (1952), De Sica’s ’Miracolo a Milano’ (1951), Visconti’s ’La Terra… https://t.co/q8SoAWMe2TG. R. Aldo (Aldo Rossano Graziati), Cinematographer, #BornOnThisDay in 1905, in Scorzè, Veneto, Italy https://t.co/aviea7dsPF
1/5
2021
@faceyouhate @JacquiWine @rickburin @DonaldClarke63 ‘Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont’ & ’The Soul of Kindness’. And h… https://t.co/udcqjZA9gF(Norman MacCaig, ‘Uncle Roderick’) https://t.co/B3o21TYDiUHang in there. https://t.co/3kCH29yf1D
Retweeted by Tomás MurrayAugustus John, Painter, Etcher, #BornOnThisDay in 1878, in Tenby, Wales ‘William Butler Yeats’ (1907), Manchester… https://t.co/LRkhn0Sbv8
1/4
2021
“A smell of hawthorn and of orchards came to them through the darkness, telling them that a wind was awake; the nex… https://t.co/zGPId25Jk4“He had that knack of friendly silence which is so essential to gossip; and saying scarcely a word, he probably obt… https://t.co/VrgzQH45C6“Four essentials: tins of salmon, if he should want to eat; loaded revolvers, if he should want to fight; a bottle… https://t.co/jxcz7kCtt0Ray Milland, Actor, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1907, in Neath, Wales https://t.co/6kQWxfcpTBJohn Sturges, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1910, in Oak Park, Illinois https://t.co/uP2wurSdx5Thelma Schoonmaker, Film Editor, Film Preservationist, #BornOnThisDay in 1940, in Algiers, Algeria https://t.co/Z0uuXdLDfRTonight’s feature. Sim, Rutherford, & Grenfell. https://t.co/4Juhu2c1cd
1/3
2021
@levistahl https://t.co/VvoR7pO2Af @BCDreyer The quote is from her ‘Collected Stories’ (I only owned incomplete editions until @john_self flagged the… https://t.co/xnfJw4pUVf“The waiters had to melt to get past the backs of the chairs; between the net-curtained windows, drowsy with August… https://t.co/9kcUnyBC6z#NowPlaying https://t.co/zHMoUsyR40#OnThisDay 1981: Carry On Thermocoupling: Kenneth Williams was a guest presenter on Tomorrow's World. https://t.co/gY8DSX2IJq
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @BCDreyer “So it was stale time then, day in, day out, Blue fug in the room, nothing to do but wait The start of hi… https://t.co/7kVowo4v74Robert Nathan, Novelist, Poet, Screenwriter, #BornOnThisDay in 1894, in New York City https://t.co/BcqsNWW6Bk @biscuitkitten 210. Happy New Year.
1/2
2021

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