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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-30

Friday, October 30th, 2009

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-30

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
  • More #DailyMail anti-women propaganda today: a piece on ‘Despite my career and friends, I didn’t know true happiness until I became a mum’. #
  • another #DailyMail rant (sorry), but since when did Claire Sweeney signing for panto constitute news? I know the media’s in crisis, but… #
  • RT: mediaguardian BBC to cut over 100 managers as part of £20m cost cuts http://bit.ly/4×48jd #
  • compiling a list of DVDs I want to watch at #Christmas: The September Issue, season 3 30 Rock, State of Play: what’s on your viewing list? #
  • this afternoon read a long letter home from an Army medic serving in Afghanistan. lots of detail. truly humbling, the job they’re doing. #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-28

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
  • anyone buying this #BarbaraWindsor ‘want more time with husband’ line? what’s the real story, do we think? #
  • how the hell did my ‘let’s get organised’ Wednesday fall apart so spectacularly? time for a list… #
  • RT @bengoldacre: None of the top 10 Conservative bloggers believes that man-made global warming is an established fact: http://bit.ly/4tcGkU #
  • so bored of following Ashton Kutcher. I’m going to have to cut you loose, Ashton, my man. #goodbyeboringandoverlyearnesttwitterer #
  • @jopayton I just couldn’t take the earnestness and the hey-kids-let’s-all-save-this-crazy-world-with-LOVE crap every day. now, who’s next? in reply to jopayton #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-27

Monday, October 26th, 2009
  • Media Guardian catches out the Mail, again:http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/mediamonkeyblog/2009/oct/26/question-time-daily-mail-nick-griffin #
  • @MichaelHewitt M, is all this YouTube tweeting really you, or have you been hijacked? in reply to MichaelHewitt #
  • Support Royal British Legion, add a #twibbon to your avatar now! - http://bit.ly/4AZ9S0 #
  • this week, I am mostly not keen on: pesky half term kids everywhere, encroaching dark nights, pressing deadlines, and cereal (long story). #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-24

Friday, October 23rd, 2009
  • what an ugly week: Moirgate, the BNP, Jack Straw rambling like a geriatric geography teacher. where’s our Obama, our Kennedy? we need a hero #
  • @awollenberg maybe, but it’s also called democracy, Anne. it’s not always pretty. in reply to awollenberg #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-23

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
  • how do I get one of those poppies onto my pic, anyone know, please? #
  • writing about honeymooning in Bora Bora today, if any PRs can help…? #journorequest #
  • fans of cut-price beauty will love this: http://bit.ly/wg6Vz&bklist= #
  • just writing about glorious #Penhaligon’s: they’ve opened a concession in #HarveyNichols in Birmingham. Blenheim Bouquet is the hero scent. #
  • those darn Pierre Hardy ankle boots for #Gap seem to be sold out wherever I try. should have gone to London and queued…. boo! #
  • well, Trinity Mirror’s sure slicing through its workforce in the regional newspapers. good luck to all those redundant in Wales and Bham #
  • mustering the emotional energy to watch #QuestionTime later. know I will want to throw things. it’s as odd as seeing the KKK on Letterman. #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-22

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009
  • how have I lost three followers overnight? what, not enough swearing, Jan Moir-bashing or porn? am I too nice for Twitter?! scary #
  • scared of a CACI non-surgical facelift? try their new Amino-Lift Peptide Complex Cream, £45. I’ve been trialling it and skin looks brighter. #
  • three days in a row I’ve spritzed on Kate Moss’ new scent Vintage. three days in a row it’s disappeared after 20 minutes. Kate Moss FAIL. #
  • OPI Russian collection just says winter:http://www.hqhair.com/code/products.asp?PageID=1257&SectionID=1800&FeaturedProduct=12193&pID=1 #
  • free luxury candles with purchase at Molton Brown: http://www.moltonbrown.co.uk/ #
  • discovered this fab bath & body range at The Metropolitan: the fragrances are exquisite: http://bit.ly/unIea #
  • @jcuff Cheryl Cole called. she asked me to get ‘that freak James Cuff off my back or I’ll get a restraining order.’ must be a mistake…. in reply to jcuff #
  • reading advance copy of Marian Keyes’ latest: so far, it’s brilliant: http://bit.ly/7gUuG #
  • RT: Hewitt fights for freelances everywhere: MichaelHewitt £50 per thousand words 4 writing content for your web site? Kiss my fucking arse. #
  • I have big love for Cult Beauty at the moment: the home of some really unusual brands. http://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/ #
  • @AppleEve ha! happy to help. it’s a goodie, too! was going to save it to read Christmas week but then once you get started…… in reply to AppleEve #
  • @Nowonline that comeback quote from Claire Powell is fab. says it all… in reply to Nowonline #
  • @Nowonline re Katie Price: ‘As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest blabbers’ Plato… in reply to Nowonline #
  • homes/interiors PRs: writing about US-style autumn wreaths for front doors: pine cones, leaves, conkers etc. anyone? #journorequest #
  • Seen the footage of the Russian guy nearly getting hit by a bus? That’s nothing: Sarah Palin’ll be on #Oprah Nov 16: now that’s car-crash TV #
  • @indiaknight #Anthropologie best store in world: immutable FACT. even Jan Moir can’t deny it. #
  • @pureprlondon can’t beat a bit of The Buble! were you playing the new album? in reply to pureprlondon #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-21

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
  • in love with Clinique just now. Luscious new goodies in Deep Comfort range, Nov 1, ready for winter. velvety Body Butter! http://www.clinique.co.uk #
  • and still on #Clinique, check out the new Christmas giftsets: http://bit.ly/DEJih #
  • Cheryl Cole: biggest-selling single of ‘09? eh? cringeworthy lyrics and a voice that (ahem) benefits from Pro Tools? yes, what a triumph. #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-20

Monday, October 19th, 2009
  • weekend: Sat: golf lessons from my father-in-law, then a party and (bad) dancing shenanigans. Sun: a hangover and aching knees. *sigh* #
  • RT@indiaknight 21,000 people have complained about Jan Moir’s article. Most complaints in PCC history. http://bit.ly/29sFrH #
  • have heard rumours from 2 sources that the fab Liza Tarbuck might be taking over Wossy’s Sat Radio 2 slot in ‘10. anyone else heard similar? #
  • watched 2 #MadMen episodes last nt. that show tests your patience, but it’s worth it. unlike Ugly Betty which is so, like, 2006, girlfriend. #
  • sophis way to do Bonfire Night, tasty too: http://bit.ly/3m1ykw #
  • @DavidAcostajhl do not send me links to pervert websites, my friend, or you and I will fall out bigtime, and it will not be pretty… in reply to DavidAcostajhl #
  • why the USA is obsessed with #jonandkate: http://bit.ly/N3nMf #
  • excellent, in-depth reporting on the state of Welsh media: http://bit.ly/42InJM #
  • @stephenfry will it be televised/reported anywhere? would love to see the results. Hitchens’ God Is Not Great book is a work of utter genius in reply to stephenfry #

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Twitter Updates for 2009-10-17

Friday, October 16th, 2009
  • @ZenAgainPC thanks for the IT advice! in reply to ZenAgainPC #
  • email from a 14 year old girl asking for work experience with me: she began the email ‘ahoy there!’. Miley Cyrus has a lot to answer for… #
  • @SiobhanONeill sure, if by ‘peppy’, you mean ‘intensely annoying and in need of a good talking-to’. still, she’ll probably do well in meedja in reply to SiobhanONeill #
  • the controversial Jan Moir on Stephen Gately: has she really gone too far this time? http://bit.ly/QcRbK #
  • a yr ago the Daily Fail was leading the #Wossy witch-hunt after Manuelgate and whipping up a complaints frenzy. oh, the hypocrisy. #JanMoir #
  • @awollenberg that’d make a nice tattoo for Dacre too. in reply to awollenberg #
  • will Paul Dacre (Mail ed) & Jan Moir be writing to Gately’s family to apologise, as the paper suggested the players in Manuelgate do in 08? #
  • wonder how many Americans are waking up to see Jan Moir at the top of the trending topics and scratching their heads… #
  • The genius Mr Brooker on the Jan Moir nightmare-fest: RT charltonbrooker Here you go: http://bit.ly/1UJjef #
  • @charltonbrooker you don’t think Dacre deserved some condemnation in your piece, Charlie? Moir didn’t come to the party on her own… in reply to charltonbrooker #

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