Tweets on 2008-05-30

  • Browsing #
  • It’s like someone sat down and thought “how can we make motorway services just the most annoying places on earth?” #
  • “Aha, yes, we’ll advertise pointless mobile phone downloads on the tables! No-one could possibly want that!” #

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Tweets on 2008-05-29

  • Heading into town to hear an appeal. #
  • Wondering what’s going on in Council chamber, which is totally empty apart from 2 flags, portrait of queen and piped Elgar. #
  • In John Lewis looking at v extensive range of things I don’t need and can’t afford. #
  • Set off home planning to make tabouleh. Ambushed by bacon butty en route. #
  • Watching John Travolta pretend to be Bill Clinton. #

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Tweets on 2008-05-28

  • Faffing around rebooking my Munich travel plans #
  • @dr_nick changing travel plans to Munich from flying to sleeper trains. And mucking up connections in Paris 😦 #
  • @dr_nick Have got a refund on flights. Train is roughly the same cost, partic since can get Eurostar tickets with Nectar points #
  • @dr_nick Yeah, but gotta try different ways. Flights were a pain and not cheap either. #
  • Just made appt with cycle training guy who will be coming to see if my bike meets the standard required, before teaching me to ride it #

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Dr Vee debunks Euroviszh block voting theory

See here for all the evidence.

The big “yeah, but” in my mind, is that surely, objectively, there were other songs worse than ours that fared better in the voting than they deserved to?

I didn’t like this year’s UK entry, from the one time I heard it on the night.  I did like the Scooch song last year (and still had bits of it as my ringtone until relatively recently when replaced by bits of “Dragostea din tea”

Tweets on 2008-05-27

  • Catching up on lolcats #
  • Spreading parts of the tent across chairs in the conservatory, providing essential “camping experience” for the cats. #
  • @markpack you didn’t set fire to the cactus, I trust! #
  • There is definitely a third cat coming into our house – keep hearing flap when I know our two asleep on bed. #
  • Over-indulging in luxuries not readily available when camping: filter coffee, toast, cats, t’internet #
  • Doing my bit for the by-election in Henley by following Lib Dem candidate @stephenkearney on twitter. It’s a hard job, but someone’s gotta #
  • Sending card id number GB-38000 #

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Tweets on 2008-05-26

  • Getting tweets about rain when it’s still lovely and sunny in Scarborough. #
  • Seriously gorgeous weather in Scarborough, sunlight gleaming off the sea. #
  • I’ve sent you an Orange Photo/Video Message. Go to Your ID is: pf1c3zhtz Your password is: zo0bo6 valid fo … #
  • @willhowells My friend says it starts getting better at episode 4 #
  • @willhowells we’d been talking about X Files anyway because the the themetune was playing in our caff. #
  • @willhowells with David Duchovny’s then girlfriend? And the vampires? We think that one’s OK. #
  • In the back seat of a pedalo on the boating lake of Peasholme Park #
  • Watching the skies cloud over. Striking camp 18 hours early, before the rain hits. #
  • There. Apart from slightly yellowed grass, no sign we were ever here. #
  • Ah. Erm. Right. Car won’t start. AA en route. Hopefully just the battery. #
  • @dr_nick charging phones and listening to radio #
  • Still waiting for AA to show up. Grrr. #
  • Man here, got car started, telling me not to stall for 11 miles! Leaving soon. #

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