- Thu, 12:56: RT @ArleneFosterUK: Can’t tell you how much I was willing the last wee fella on! #resilience #determination https://t.co/V3ACj39uZS
- Thu, 16:05: A Lesser-Known Photo of an Iconic 9/11 Moment Brings Shades of Gray to the Day's Memory https://t.co/nAUMOQlBUx Grim but fascinating.
- Thu, 17:11: British Council to shut offices in Europe and beyond amid financial crisis https://t.co/87V5uMlhls Global Britain latest: Cultural and diplomatic institution to close offices in 11 countries from Belgium to the United States.
- Thu, 18:39: The Primal Urge and Cryptozoic!, by Brian Aldiss https://t.co/foQ6FVOWTg
- Thu, 19:30: RT @Gooseberry62: @nwbrux Small island.
- Thu, 19:35: @purves_peter I don't know if you've read this by @thejimsmith but I think you would really enjoy it! https://t.co/q4joTpCbNb
- Thu, 20:28: RT @bbcdoctorwho: "Brave heart, Tegan!" A very Happy Birthday to Janet Fielding @jfmouthonlegs, who played the Doctor's friend Tegan Jovank…
- Thu, 20:48: RT @iaanwasere: Germany's exports to UK up, imports from UK down. Brexit is working out quite well for those German car-makers so far.... h…
- Fri, 09:55: I think this is a fascinating image - an engraving for Harpers Weekly of smallpox vaccinations at a New York police station in 1872. The artist, Solomon Eytinge Jr, is best known for his illustrations of Dickens, especially A Christmas Carol. https://t.co/bcVKVpWaCl
- Fri, 10:45: I confess I was not at all sure who the top guest was! I did at least know the second to ninth placed... https://t.co/xSu2De2vFI
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