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Wanting social justice, an end to prejudice and above all, kindness to each other. Gardener, artist, Montalbano fan. #FBPE

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Joined Twitter 11/4/11


@nickykylegarden Beautiful photo. Hope everything is OK. I haven't checked my salads in the greenhouse yet.2 people followed me and 2 people unfollowed me // automatically checked by https://t.co/4R7gePgt8X
1/19
2020
@anniedel53 @joelymack That'll be great! @anniedel53 @joelymack I had both knees replace (consecutively, not at the same time) and was pretty much houseboun… https://t.co/9gCBLs9bwZ @anniedel53 @joelymack That's tough, Annie. Type 1 is really hard and it must have been frightening to be diagnosed… https://t.co/aV5YOtAKIY @anniedel53 @joelymack When you'er stuck at home, it's great to have an outlet - are you temporarily housebound or… https://t.co/wL0YowAWU6 @morethanweeds @nickykylegarden @DaveGoulson Local councils around here sow wild flowers on the roundabouts and ver… https://t.co/7zL6LxsjZM @nickykylegarden I think the latter - though it would be interesting to know what effect diet has! Also, when peopl… https://t.co/IzWDKaCSuE @joelymack I feel the same - it's a relief to be able to come to Twitter and share anxieties, information and jokes… https://t.co/UgfRAJemVi @nickykylegarden I don't understand why people feel the need to be so unpleasant - perhaps they don't spend enough… https://t.co/V3KZ23u3ni @ianhowes1970 Happy birthday! @MarkHorsleyUK @Lizzier459 Sounds like the people of Liverpool weren't enthralled either https://t.co/FKkXtUjWASAnd even that prob wouldn’t be enough. After all, cuts to domestic regulation in some areas will be matched by incr… https://t.co/4geQPLrKTi
Retweeted by Valerie AMr Javid was right then. It is difficult to imagine how an economy can undertake runaway growth whilst erecting sig… https://t.co/EIObAiOSIw
Retweeted by Valerie AMr Javid was once rather more alive to these concerns: https://t.co/x1Gx0Vpr8P
Retweeted by Valerie A @irenegarth1946 Thanks Irene, I did, a while ago. @alisonkatebr It's so stupid. The decision was taken by the House of Commons Commission, chaired by the Speaker, ma… https://t.co/pdDkxsYhRrAs ever@chrisgreybrexit offers insightful (and depressing) analysis of the situation. https://t.co/9EzD7jFFcL @irenegarth1946 Yes. @cnapan Morning, Andy.Two points -final acceptance that referendum promise that we’d have exactly the same benefits of the single market… https://t.co/NsCghXulxA
Retweeted by Valerie A @GillyHx3 Fascinating Aida perhaps? @gwylanneigwl @GirloftheN I've got something similar - not sure where I got it. but I found this one https://t.co/J9JzZZ9znO
1/18
2020
@GirloftheN I'll be the one with the badge! https://t.co/CqwvNPO3Q4 @DanielleYorks One step at a time!🤣Seems like a fair summary of the week.🙄 https://t.co/JtMfPL3eFcThe Big Ben bong debate: What you are seeing, more or less in real time, is a nation turn into the clown car model… https://t.co/vOVSIkytoq
Retweeted by Valerie A @DanielleYorks It is. Sad old lady confession - never watched Eminem before- music tastes still pretty much the sou… https://t.co/MhLx2jH1Xo @DanielleYorks A really good thing about Twitter is that it introduces you to things and ideas you've not encounter… https://t.co/ZJkT1C9rIyPlease retweet and listen to the end where Lord Sumption says it. https://t.co/j4pvfwCIK3
Retweeted by Valerie A @ThePhoenix7178 @BlondieGeeky @Sillyshib I've lived in Wales for the last 30 years. Until recently, I'd have said W… https://t.co/9nghvEr0CEBrexit sold them on the lie that the EU did nothing for them. Now the reality begins to sink in that the Tories wi… https://t.co/vVi7UqSicj
Retweeted by Valerie A @Aaronjbaird2 @abcpoppins @LBC What do you expect people to do to "get the best outcome?" I live here, I worked fo… https://t.co/58iIpshr8v @robertthomas493 @EvLenz I'd blame the Remainers, myself - after all it's worth getting some practice in early! @jacquep Thing Fox doesn't get is that as soon as you introduce the word"tolerant" you're indicating your prejudice… https://t.co/7iwfonxHYh @GregsonRachel @petergerald @jacquep 🤣 @BN2Stu @jacquep So the BBC is in the promotions business now.🙄 @HeleneMidhurst Beautiful - thank you for sharing!Sir David Attenborough suggests today that we are ‘at the moment of crisis’ for the environment, Microsoft pledges… https://t.co/SvVTuwMFqi
Retweeted by Valerie ANigel farage on @lbc has just said he thinks that 2/3 of the country now either celebrate or accept Brexit. How do… https://t.co/3DEhGsCDuM
Retweeted by Valerie A @petergerald @jacquep Exactly. Just the education designed to give him useful insights into the lives of ordinary… https://t.co/XWGiPrDHdb @jacquep Why was Fox even on Question Time - why not have a butcher, or a community worker or a family solicitor? W… https://t.co/bBUXSyWZ77
1/17
2020
@chazz_cheron This is so wrong, but get your Settled status sorted for free and then carry on fighting your corner.In my entire life, I do not think I have despised anyone as much as I despise Johnson. Even Farage. https://t.co/fpnaHmBb8E
Retweeted by Valerie A @Sillyshib Someone I know is an enthusiastic Leaver (wants Big Ben to ring to show "we have our sovereignty back) d… https://t.co/QUjr9Gy4BK @christopherhope Goodness, you mean to say Mr Johnson misled people? How is that even possible? @MrsAitchBee Thanks and yes though they look rather too like the sorting hat from Harry Potter! @PastPostcard Though it would be less draughty if we had a roof. @MrsAitchBee I'm finding the same. It's theasy best form of distraction,especially when the weather is so dreadful.… https://t.co/QobsPeENsMIf a compromise had been offered from the start, as it should have been with a 48-52 vote, Remain would have ceased… https://t.co/mWLvCiV2IS
Retweeted by Valerie A @PastPostcard Having a whale of a time and definitely getting a real sense of porpoise.
Retweeted by Valerie A @PastPostcard I find, however,that my flamenco dress has a tendency to drag me down and my chignon gets a little untidy. @Socialistdawn Thinking of you. I hope that help has reached you. @g_gosden Tough isn't it. What a pity they didn't think things through before voting Leave. @AndrewKnight226 @richardjbellamy Come on, what's not to like about something that has gained the approval of Putin… https://t.co/F3OQGb9iV3 @alanjstedman @cheianov I'm more worried about the way that the Express and Mail are painting this as a Remainer pl… https://t.co/xLcmcBkuLH @alanjstedman I think we can make a much significant noise if we work together. If people who know this is folly do… https://t.co/kjjkt0EmSJ
Retweeted by Valerie A @alanjstedman I really can't get excited about it either way. The UK will leave the EU with or without Big Ben and… https://t.co/NFwcKMtCRn @janbaker97 I accept that the UK is about to begin to leave the EU. I don't accept that this is a good or desirable… https://t.co/1iN5R472T9 @TheCurrentMrsC Have fun! @AllieHBNews This is just nuts, but no ordinary nuts, it's nasty psychotic nuts. @hhavrilesky Good advice. Since suffering from depression some years ago, I try every day to: ~get some exercis… https://t.co/2FpVJeIgix @odlinz Have faith that this will pass. I hope the sun shines for you soon. @Eddystone506 @mikeonthemarne I don't care about her voice but she's not going to defeat Johnson.16 people followed me and 4 people unfollowed me // automatically checked by https://t.co/4R7gePgt8X
1/16
2020
@Beany_1 It is ridiculous - a strong part of the argument for Remain is that EU membership gives us more of a say i… https://t.co/KKWxS1MIW4Night care/support workers are told by the Court of Appeal that they are not going to be regarded as working for th… https://t.co/Q03CEi06Mt
Retweeted by Valerie ANot sure which bit of control we'll be taking back here. The US will expect Britain to roll over and do as it's tol… https://t.co/TEGrvpN5Ng @HuguenotHouse This "Get behind Brexit" makes no sense - it just means they want us to start saying it's wonderful.… https://t.co/nBORHLqUCA @PastPostcard Or even horse racing... @PastPostcard Ostend seemed terrifying with its floral displays, parks, sailing boats and horce racing? @nicbordeaux @LordStras I understand that but the difficulty I see is that the longer the situation exists, the les… https://t.co/g4AphupWwbSo, some tough messaging on level playing field (LPF) provisions coming out of a preparatory meeting between the Eu… https://t.co/ObttjrUolZ
Retweeted by Valerie A @sajidjavid And who owns Flybe? What donations have they made to the Conservative Party?In 2019 Saudi Arabia, which will soon host the G20 summit, executed 184 people. They included someone who (as a te… https://t.co/nJr2GnYkFE
Retweeted by Valerie A @nicbordeaux @LordStras But what is going to be done about it? Zilch.You have to admit the honesty of the Americans is refreshing: "You are our bitch now, get into line or no trade agr… https://t.co/AkD18L8PtV
Retweeted by Valerie ADisgraced former defence secretary Liam Fox getting the excuses in early for the failure of brexit fantasies by bla… https://t.co/gkbavtjKsI
Retweeted by Valerie A @parkertron @Allchanges @BBCr4today Such an easy target-blame your own shortcomings on those who have no right to speak up for themselves .
1/15
2020
@WeNeedEU Brilliant! @DPJHodges Good luck with that one. @IanDunt Bongkers. @nw_nicholas In the unlikely event that the Report is released in full, demonstrating the fraudulence of the refere… https://t.co/nR4AA8tDb3 @stuartjstanton @NeilevansEvans Hopefully this is it: https://t.co/5d8C8MhIn1 @MarkFbpe Thank you for your service. I feel too for the many servicemen who married women from the continental co… https://t.co/O9Bd2TvRkD @stuartjstanton @NeilevansEvans Thank you for the recommendation - I've read quite a bit of Hoggart and Williams, b… https://t.co/YzsG54DOB3 @potthedog2 @DeepblueBoy65 @annettesjl @wheezylouse @ChrisGDwyer @EnglishmanAdam Indeed. I don't remember anyone el… https://t.co/eIdWHOLp5v
1/14
2020
@MrRemain @GuitarMoog's analysis of the reasoning behind Brexit is perceptive - more so than the global "left behi… https://t.co/SE2iiQ26Xf @groovy_chi @AyoCaesar I agree about appearances generally, but think it's a fair call to say someone has a mean lo… https://t.co/fsVoI6b9ah @BeaumontBee I hope she isn't teaching English (language and literature), Communications, Philosophy, Media Studies… https://t.co/YZi3XH2H0x @wheezylouse @ChrisGDwyer @DeepblueBoy65 @EnglishmanAdam So are quite a lot of us - funnily enough, 52% https://t.co/4nxbSROsYd @hekwasi Obviously if the poor bought fillet steak, it would be smaller portions, so they wouldn't need so much. A… https://t.co/K0ziG1GugR @g_gosden Completely bonkers! @BeaumontBee This has to be one for @MrMichaelSpicerAnyone who believes anything other than this hasn’t been paying attention. Probably because they’ve set up a branch… https://t.co/3KMqjpHxr4
Retweeted by Valerie A @ElliotElinor He certainly doesn't come across as a deep thinker - a superficial cleverness that relies on lots of… https://t.co/EHR67fhwKB @B_E_Andre You're right and it's not Brexit itself, but the baggage that accompanies it - lies, racism, failure of… https://t.co/C8pzkWKyrI @JohannaSaunders If I go into my kitchen in the night, I can still smell my dog, Tiffy, who slept there until she died 7 months ago. @LennieMerrick1 I think the Government have been aware for some time that this trade-off was coming. they're keepin… https://t.co/pswD9dLW9p @BorisJohnson @Foodanddrinkfed @ManufacturingNI @Freight_NI @MichaelAodhan Because you cannot wantonly devalue the… https://t.co/i1VWKBQA6W
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1/13
2020

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