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November 2009

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The time was when

10:35 I just generated a #TweetCloud out of a year of my tweets. Top three words: nice, book, wondering – w33.us/3fr9 # 11:29 : recipe from the olden days… news.bbc.co.uk/local/oxford/hi/people_and_places/newsid_8375000/8375357.stm # 14:49 has just received his new graphics tablet. It’s…

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The time was when

08:57 is getting a bit tired of the sogginess. Can we have some nice cold, and crisp, and DRY weather please? # 09:13 RT: @nationaltrust: From @TheIndyNews: Next year may be hottest yet, Met Office says bit.ly/4OcWax # 12:59 :…

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A Question of Narration?

Whilst driving home yesterday, my mind turned to my 1999 work, The Mill. Originally a film script, later the sketchiest of novels, currently available for free online and unlinked and complete with horrendous spelling and grammatical errors and inconsistencies, the…

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The time was when

09:18 thinks that its a weird day. The weather can’t decide; sun this minute; dark clouds and mizzle the next… #weather # 09:58 : one more, large, step forward… #CSS # 09:59 RT See weed and eat it! @nationaltrust NT…

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The time was when

08:57 twitpic.com/qus2q – You have received a new message # 10:07 decided to break from Oxfam tradition this year re: xmas cards; v. happy with my National Autistic Society ones: tinyurl.com/ybaeftc # 11:05 : okay, got my page back, now…

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The time was when

09:17 sharpened the bread knife this morning, especially so that I could slice the end of my finger off… # 09:29 : my walk to work takes me past Cheney school fields; why is that Games teachers continue to scare…

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The time was when

09:51 still finds no use for more than two templates… 😉 # 10:28 RT Very interesting! @billgoodyear About to start tweeting my #Asperger #coachingtips: the first one is about Respect: bit.ly/4qUUX5 # 13:41 is looking forward to seeing the wedding…

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The time was when

14:46 RT @animalfinders If you’ve ever seen the Simon’s Cat videos and thought “that’s so true” look at this video bit.ly/90FeQJ # 15:16 has had a very nice weekend so far; would really like to hibernate this afternoon. Ideally… #…

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The time was when

12:27 RT: @billgoodyear: The Autism Bill is going through in the UK – about time too! bit.ly/7e6TF1 # Bleated on behalf of Thomas by LoudTwitter

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The time was when

09:23 is wondering how you post pictures to #twitpic? Can you do it by txt message? # 11:58 twitpic.com/q7vb6 – You have received a new message # 12:04 is wondering what this bush is? A favourite of schools; small berries,…

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The time was when

09:13 RT Definitely twitpic.com/q1ynn! @CuddleLop: Which should I use as an Xmas card? twitpic.com/q1ynn or twitpic.com/q1yh2 # Bleated on behalf of Thomas by LoudTwitter

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The time was when

08:55 is pleased that Bella has done a big wee at last! # 09:08 RT: I miss Scotland… @ChrisGPackham: twitpic.com/pypm5 # 11:28 RT: @nationaltrust: Twitter faux pas – 20 dreadful types of tweet. We’ve broken a few of these but…

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The time was when

09:57 is thinking that they could surely find a more interesting word of the year? Unfriend indeed… tinyurl.com/yzc2otm # 11:51 has just found a stash of source images. Off to redesign I go… 🙂 # 22:01 knows how long a…

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The time was when

09:32 is alive now that the sun has broken through the leaden skies, and sheets of water across leaf-littered roads. # 11:16 has discovered that goose fat makes a very good moisturiser… # 14:27 : if facebook was a country…

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Reassuringly fearful

So, last night’ Doctor Who? Was it worth the anticipation? Actually, yes, most definitely. I have a love-hate relationship to the anticipation for Doctor Who and, in particular, the specials. Anyone care to remember the woefully lamentable and disappointing ‘Titanic’…

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The time was when

18:40 is writing his journal whilst the alluring aroma of slow roasting pheasantvegetables wafts through from the kitchen… # Bleated on behalf of Thomas by LoudTwitter

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The pen; just beyond my reach

I’ve been yearning all weekend to sit down with my pen and my book and write more of Mr Tumnal’s story, and yet I haven’t quite got there. I haven’t wasted time, far from it (see my earlier post), its…

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Fruits of the year

The impetus for me to write here, and now, in these pages with an entry that spans more than (or a collection of ideas, each of) 140 characters or less, came when I was stood in the kitchen basting the…

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The time was when

20:17 : wondering why all those people who said they were going to boycott x-factor seem to be still mysteriously watching it. Why?!! # Bleated on behalf of Thomas by LoudTwitter

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The time was when

08:44 has just had a squirrel flop off a wall onto the path in front of me. It looked round sheepishly and then ran off… # 14:54 has a working radiator! Bliss… 🙂 # Bleated on behalf of Thomas by…

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