Tweets on 2011-09-30

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Tweets on 2011-09-29

  • Probably shouldn't use this in teaching. (Is your child stupid? Use him as a brush!) http://t.co/5dp2Bs7u #
  • Cat getting wise to what appearance of the cat carrier means :-) (@ Arnwood Vets) http://t.co/5qX3OthC #
  • Never been entirely sure about the vet's animal op pics. Now they have tv footage too! http://t.co/SCjmhUEc #
  • Now even estate agents understand about the Zombie Apocalypse. http://t.co/L4v9DKy5 #
  • @JChris_J how about if I say something po-faced about how awful it is? Perhaps with an irony smiley like this one: in reply to JChris_J #
  • RT @newsaboutwomen: French feminists want to ditch ‘mademoiselle’ >>> German feminists ditched Fräulein years ago! http://t.co/6DzeQaIB #
  • RT @LloydieJL: The One Show reminds me of that classic Victoria Wood segue "Well, I don't know if dolphins ever get cystitis". #
  • @JChris_J mm yeah, have been thinking about it and discussed with tutor. Will talk to school next week (erk) too. in reply to JChris_J #
  • Wow, someone has told Lord Gnome about bleeding to the edge. #
  • Cripes. Law & Order: SVU is doing a DSK-style storyline as its series opener. http://t.co/jfcQ6etR #
  • Next Weds is World Teacher's Day. Theme: Gender Equality. What better way to celebrate than starting school placement! http://t.co/Zha5iG36 #
  • Rudely awoken by sound of… Vogon constructor fleet? Martian invasion? WTF is it? #
  • Trying to stop the alarm by putting my fingers in my ears. #

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I’m a little bit obsessed with tiny houses

Eg this, recently, a tiny hotel bedroom made out of cement drainage pipes:

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Or what I think of as a pod hotel, but Wikipedia calls a “Capsule hotel.”

I’ve been thinking about camping pods since I first saw one on the front page of the Camping & Caravanning Club mag, and wondering if I can replace the shed with one. Then I saw whole bunch at a B&B in Scotland and liked them even more:

I so want to replace the shed with one of these - think It's a camping pod.

They’re very expensive and only really sold to actual campsites, for thousands of pounds. What exactly would I do with it? I am telling myself that when nephews or godchildren visit, we can get them to sleep in the garden, but that is many years off yet. Perhaps I just want to sleep in the garden sometimes?

How about an eco-pod-home? Or a 3m x 3m x 3m bachelor cube (I once saw a suggestion that something similar would make good student digs)

The nec plus ultra though, must be these Tumbleweed Tiny Houses. Aaaaah, so cute!

Not of course that I could ever throw enough stuff away to live in 90 square feet!

Tweets on 2011-09-28

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Tweets on 2011-09-27

  • Resisting urge to stuff face at Gregs on way home. #
  • Gliding through the aisles like a Stepford wife (@ Sainsburys Arnold) http://t.co/UKOOmu7P #
  • Is that umrat Chris Harrison on #onlyconnect #
  • Ooh, now I'm on tenterhooks to know whether @willhowells meets @unsliced in the #onlyconnect quarter-finals #dividedloyalties #
  • @unsliced phew. Some total bastard questions, you had this week. Nailbiting missing voles round. in reply to unsliced #
  • @unsliced @willhowells also, a q: where is the telly the teams watch with the questions on? Not visible from the longshots! in reply to unsliced #
  • @centre_alt_tech how about retrofitting? Have been putting off solid wall insulation for years for fear of disruption. in reply to centre_alt_tech #
  • Ooh, next year's choir tour is to Lincoln. Can we commute, I wonder. #
  • @unsliced @willhowells quite right too! I thought Fatherland would come up, but only once you'd planted the seed. in reply to unsliced #
  • Let me just check – tomorrow's Friday, yeah? #
  • Woke up to news of sunshine and heatwave, so put washing out. In last hour, thick cold fog has rolled in. #
  • Ach, my bag has gotten so heavy :'( #

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Tweets on 2011-09-26

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Tweets on 2011-09-25

  • Dunno about putting the 1-year-old down for a nap, could do with two hours of zzzs myself. #
  • @DeepnGreen heh, we're at the Red Cow Roundabout, Dublin. in reply to DeepnGreen #
  • Setting alarm for disgusting time in morning for cheaper flights. #
  • Urgh, what a horrible night's sleep. Reflux bad. Gaviscon in England. Slept an hour propped upright in corner of room in duvet nest. #
  • In Food Court. Finding the all day breakfast guilty. (@ Dublin Airport (DUB) – Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath w/ 3 others) http://t.co/VfOsYEjt #
  • Cripes, with all the windows at Dublin you get a really clear view of how fast Ryanair turn the planes around. #
  • Mad weekend over, home to bed. (@ East Midlands Airport (EMA)) http://t.co/3wOpRwc9 #

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