Tweets on 2008-11-29

  • Not for the first time, questioning my time commitments. 11.5 entire days spent watching Law and Order and no time to tidy my house. #
  • @gapingvoid gare du nord is approx one mile on foot from le web. in reply to gapingvoid #
  • @hughmcguire misreading your #question as wanting to sort tweets by ego and wondering how on earth that would work. in reply to hughmcguire #
  • @helenduffett is it fair to quote from as-yet-unpublished articles on LDV? :) in reply to HelenDuffett #
  • Think this is the first time ever a new posting on LDV has led to a flurry of text messages appearing. #
  • @joswinson it’s still November! I hope those christmas cards are headed a long way from home in reply to joswinson #
  • Not sure whether it’s rude to tweet whilst on the phone when you have been asked to tweet? Retracting earlier accusation cf @helenduffett #

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Tweets on 2008-11-26

  • Coming perilously near to bedtime drink disaster as the gravy granules edge closer to the cocoa. #
  • On a scale of 1-10, just how wrong would it be to eat all of P’s chocolate advent calendar before he wakes up? #
  • @jamesgraham we have this informal rule – chocolate hidden in bedroom is private, chocolate left in kitchen can be eaten overnight. in reply to jamesgraham #
  • @jamesgraham for the avoidance of doubt, P is 36 :) :) in reply to jamesgraham #
  • Turning off @markpack’s “critical facilities”. #

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Sheffield council sign

Would someone please reassure me that the sign below is not something the Council is really wasting its time doing?

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I mean seriously.  Laminated signs with hole punches?  They’re not nearly sufficiently weather-proof enough for that sort of use.  Makes much more sense just to remove the bench to be on the safe side.

Tweets on 2008-11-24

  • Ticking three things off the to-do list before 9.30am and still on time for 9.45 meeting. #
  • Ok, ok. List was 1 collect parcel from PO, 2 Take letters to suffers 3 buy catfood #
  • Eek. Sleet. #
  • I’m supposed to be taking leaflets to deliverers, but don’t think I’ll be welcomed with open arms in the dark, the cold and the sleet. #
  • Buying a lovely calendar for 09 from friends who are smallholding in Sweden. Grumbling about Lulu shipping costs :( http://tr.im/1g44 #
  • Zipping the fleece back into my coat. Can hardly feel the c-c-cold. #
  • Watching IT Crowd. What’s Roy’s t-shirt say at the union of “music you like / music I like”? #

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Tweets on 2008-11-21

  • @willhowells “tonight, on Murder, She Wrote, a decade of prosperity and happiness awaits Will…” #
  • Eek. Only realised I had a pocket full of hacksaw blades after successfully clearing airport security. Think I’ll discard those before b … #
  • @jamesgraham gotta love a website that defaults to Norwegian. #

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Tweets on 2008-11-20

  • @thoroughlygood Read the post. Not entirely sure it was what I was expecting :) #
  • @jonxyz Make fondue! #
  • @jonxyz 1 saucepan, 1 hob, 1 glass white wine, cheese, knife? (and blimey, it’s even more stupid o’clcok over there than here! #
  • hmmmm… red wine? beer? little dippy things? #
  • Eek, they’ve redesigned Gmail! And I don’t like it! #
  • @jonxyz it’s got horrid blue boxes all around everything. Ah – *now* there’s a thingy saying I can haz Themes. #
  • Oooh, I can also haz Beach, Pebbles, Tree or Mountains. And some of them are different at different times of day. #
  • @markpack looks like the bandits have been hijacked en route #
  • @willhowells I think that would be too depressing. “Coming up today: more leaflets. Deliverers out. You’ll spend fruitless hours on inte … #
  • @willhowells sounds like the germ of an idea for a lucrative coaching technique :) #
  • UTI kitty’s second vet trip this week. Boisterous enough to scratch me to pieces on way into carrier on 4th attempt. #
  • Subdued kitty hissed and scratched the vet before gratefully returning to his box. #
  • Half expecting to find UTI Kitty come home one evening with Hells Angel earring and “Death to Vets” tattoo. #
  • Inspiring rhetoric in members newsletter marred a little by typos. Between us we can froge a new Liberal Britain. #
  • Word of the day: anticrepuscular. http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap081116.html #
  • Wondering how long it will be before @helenduffett says “anticrepuscular” on Radio 5. Or @markpack crowbars it into a blogpost. #
  • So Gmailers… my “beach” theme changes with sun and sundown – which themes change according to weather? #
  • Writing complicated instructions for cat feeder and hoping she can distinguish between UTI Kitty and CHF Kitty. #
  • @markpack I’m afraid I only got the influential and award winning Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences #
  • Exploring alumnus library privileges in a desperate attempt to get at p. 1593 of Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences #
  • Heading off to the Print Cave before I get bogged down in overly detailed articles about noctilucence. #

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