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Civil servant (so no politics), Trustee @L3arnAT & @R_S_P_H, classical music, #LCFC 🦊, walks, photos, words; 🧵jem.benson🧵; husband, father, generally curious
Nov 14, 2022 20 tweets 7 min read
If Twitter does disappear, I will look back on it with many fond memories. Over the last few days, I’ve been reflecting on my twitterlife. A 🧵. 1/n I joined Twitter in 2009. As a civil servant, I can’t express political views or say controversial things (I’d recommend this even for non-civil servants btw: it makes Twitter much more pleasant than it can otherwise be). 2/n
Jul 15, 2019 20 tweets 4 min read
No doubt this picture - the moment England won the cricket World Cup (#CWC19) yesterday - will become iconic, a symbol of an extraordinary summer evening at the @HomeOfCricket. We will see it again and again. So it’s worth a closer look. 1/19 On the left, we can see half of Martin Guptill, the New Zealand opener, as he launches himself horizontally, bat outstretched, in a futile attempt to get back to his ground before the ball hits the stumps. 2/19