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Freelance travel journalist who thinks this whole staycation trend has gone a touch extreme right now.
May 22, 2021 34 tweets 14 min read
Rotterdam looking incredibly glamorous, there. #Eurovision This is basically Anywhere by Rita Ora, but without getting a restaurant manager sacked. #Eurovision
Jan 26, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
We did everything we could. We did everything we could.
May 13, 2019 12 tweets 2 min read
Given the Brexit Party's lack of manifesto, let's cobble it together from the publicly expressed views of its candidates. The Brexit Party believes... the Bosnian genocide didn't happen; that it's legitimate protest for the IRA to kill British people; that watching child porn should be legal; that jihadis should be allowed to put recruitment videos online.

(Claire Fox)
Jan 14, 2019 11 tweets 3 min read
Desmond Swayne looks like a man who massively misjudges personal space boundaries, and always speaks 10 decibels higher than appropriate. Slaps people needlessly hard on the back as he explains the joke he's just told through bursts of uncomfortably roary laughter.
Oct 20, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read
In which Suzanne Moore claims the Leave vote wasn't about austerity, neoliberalism or xenophobia, but about something she strangely neglects to mention.

amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/… You can't berate Remainers for not understanding what drove the Leave vote without at least attempting to explain the drivers yourself.
Aug 20, 2018 18 tweets 6 min read
This is an impressive collection of men who would throw brand new coloured towels in the wash with whites, not checking to see whether anything was dry clean-only. leavemeansleave.eu/who-we-are/ This is an impressive collection of men who would buy 120 burgers, and nothing else, for a barbecue, after inviting three people they didn't know were vegetarian.

Dec 16, 2017 35 tweets 11 min read
I hope his boiler breaks down. I hope he loses his car key, and getting it replaced is a costly bureaucratic nightmare.
Nov 23, 2017 23 tweets 8 min read
I here, at the pinnacle of everyone's bucket list - the German Occupational Health and Safety Museum. A big school group has just arrived. Man, they're going to remember this day for the rest of their lives.