Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 29th, 2021

End of Tuesday. Eventually your patience will be rewarded. End of Tuesday.

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POHeritage 60 years ago CANBERRA, packed with excited passengers and £10 pound poms, arrived into Sydney on her maiden vo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…50

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Oops I mean Siri has, inserting itself into Google.

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Google seems to have analysed me perfectly. pic.twitter.com/3eWQuqcpGS

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I was just shown an advert on YouTube which began: “Help prevent mental illnesses like dementia with this unique [o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7B

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Jo_Tovey NSW police have seemingly changed their reasoning for why the nude sunbathers were fined, given they actually were..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…86

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@clarevward Starts at $220 per hour, but I serve a particular market.

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@jonoabroad This is very electrodes on nipples territory, isn’t it.

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To be clear, this tweet was about media coverage. It wasn’t an invitation to tell me what confuses you. I generally..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Q

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@RobBendigo @theriverfed Sure. But it’s a politics story not a public health story. Which is fine. Bad communicatio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bB

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@TwitsForMiles @rorybaust Ta for all this. Will read it due course.

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@RobBendigo @theriverfed I’d argue that it’s the journalist’s actual job to find the truth first, not dump the piec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qg

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Just saw a news teaser, “BREAKING: Vaccine confusion”.

I wonder how much of the confusion is actually caused by ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T5

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GreenJ sky and jones … unwatched and unwatchable. twitter.com/AndrewBGreene/…

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johnb78 It’s useful to contrast the RACGP and AMA responses here: “this is all fine but the logistics are a challenge, help..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z4

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NewtonMark The fact that they’ll probably pants the ALP at the next election speaks volumes about the future of that vibrant a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…67

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@Bergha2 For sure. The AMA has a really effective media presence — as we can see today — and there’s actually plenty to learn from them.

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Glaven1994 Remember NSW is to blame for their outbreak, but the Commonwealth is to blame in ALP states.

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To repeat, my sole gripe here is with the media for giving comments by the president of the AMA weight about their..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XV

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“Historically the AMA has tended to oppose ‘government interference in the practice of medicine’ advocating on beha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FH

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@garystark You wouldn’t believe how long it took to get that right. (Actually, you would.)

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@19bk69 Yep. You’re lagging a bit. :) Try this, it looks like a good explainer. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“The AMA represents slightly fewer than 30% of all Australian doctors, down from previous levels of 95% in 1962 and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sg

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@19bk69 Yeah but this was definitely about the 1984 dispute.

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Here’s a free-to-read article via the US National Institutes of Health. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…

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@da_da_dar Not Humphries. Maybe Clarke, but 1984 feels a little early for him.

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@potrzebieggm Just being accurate. No crime was proven.

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@jamescmcpherson I’m leaning toward Gilles as the person who said it, but dunno about the show.

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Ah! The strike was in 1984.

“Doctors and the State: Implications of the 1984 NSW Dispute” jstor.org/stable/20635284

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I am not in any way suggesting that the AMA is corrupt or criminal. However in the 1980s (?) there were some doctor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y1

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Was it “The Gilles Report” or another ABC TV satire that referred to the AMA as the “Painters and Doctors Associati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z0

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Anyway these are the two threads that caused the sookage. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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It’s amusing to see which doctors sook over my comments about the AMA and which ones privately nod in agreement. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pC

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@VSTMMJJ In other words, their reckons are better than yours or mine, sure, but they’re still just reckons. Treatin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E0

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@VSTMMJJ Yes I know that. And I have further comments in the threads I linked to. Short version: So what? Few have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M1

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DeleMage Bruises from all the times y’all said he wasn’t a planet. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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@reselsnark Not as good as some, but it includes everything I’d need.

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@BenBlip Oops that chart doesn’t include tyrannica. Oh well. Trust me.

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OK the truck has arrived and I have my package.

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@BenBlip The east coast and Great Dividing Range have tibicen. You’d have tyrannica (lol).

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@BenBlip Very nice. Here’s a guide from Simpson & Day. Everything 749 is an Australian magpie. pic.twitter.com/rifbzwiu6W

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@JennaPrice @MelissaLDavey Not as an organisation it doesn’t. Some members may know a little about vaccines, but as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wz

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@JennaPrice @MelissaLDavey Neither take medical advice from a trade union.

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@BenBlip Nope, may not show in the photo well but she’s got the grey back of the neck patch. The contrast boost hid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PU

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FINALLEVEL Do I….? What show, I gotta start watching. twitter.com/goombar3/statu…

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@NewtonMark @dobes @sexenheimer @cameronwilson Sure, but down the bottom it says “Turtle” and I am concerned.

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@_BertHandsome @glengyron @SuperCroup @NewtonMark It’s not about being in the Mountains. It’s about having to do vi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ds

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@SuperCroup @NewtonMark I don’t think we’re quite there yet.

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“Airbus A320 - From Cold and Dark to Ready for Taxiing” youtube.com/watch?v=uqKeSO… For @NewtonMark and @expectproblems..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FX

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Thank God it’s Friday.

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@kcarruthers No, floating bin fires are perfectly routinely now.

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@jperlow It’s a tough job but… etc etc.

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Reminder: Bullshit is not the same as lying. Please see Harry Frankfurt’s seminal “On Bullshit”. www2.csudh.edu/ccauthen/576f1… (PDF)

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mockingnerd “Pretty sure my clowns are about to lay eggs” is an absolutely terrifying sentence coming from anyone other than my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8f

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@Jayne13 @theriverfed I imagine a lot of cases end up with people saying “Oh they just drink a lot” and are diagnosed late.

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@Reuters Um, that photo is Museum station in Sydney.

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@RhombusHatesYou @GordyPls @NewtonMark In an ideal world, yes, but sometimes the PM and the foreign and defence min..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EF

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@GordyPls @NewtonMark Well yes. And presumably someone can recognise that control panel. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@GordyPls @NewtonMark I can’t remember who got the contract now. I know there’s a general one which was off the she..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WE

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Dramfire @cathywilcox1 has again got what’s on most people’s minds … 👇 pic.twitter.com/NEe5pB2WAZ

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@Jayne13 @Barnaby_Joyce Yep, that could be a thing. There’s a bunch of things it could be, though.

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@NewtonMark Am I being pedantic if I say it’s not on Zoom but in the Commonwealth’s secure conferencing suite? pic.twitter.com/ztOO0NdgOs

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@Raf_Epstein Ah there you go. It was ambiguous, sorry. Waiting for something can be good anticipation or dread of s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9K

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@Raf_Epstein Also, asking “in screaming headlines & angry tweets” is kinda part of the problem. Misinformation in t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QY

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@Raf_Epstein CORRECTIONS NEEDED: The party wasn’t during lockdown and was well within limits. Re numbers, contact t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mn

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@bruceh72 True, they are more like a bunch of thugs.

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Tomorrow lunchtime: “EFA Talks Stepping Stones to Dystopia” with @jpwarren and Angus Murray. events.humanitix.com/efa-talks-step…

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Right now I’m waiting for a delivery and I have to meet the driver up by the road because he says his truck won’t f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TC

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@jsleeio Don’t they taste a bit bitter?

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@FionaKatauskas @19bk69 @gnoll110 I was thinking it did look a bit wombatty so OK.

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nadinevoncohen FUCK YEAH ANNOUNCING MY DEBUT NOVEL ‘BARNABY’S CHOICE’ ABOUT A MAN TORN BETWEEN BEING A RIGHT CUNT AND BEING AN EVEN BIGGER CUNT

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chaser As Barnaby Joyce has a rental income scandal, causes a Covid scare in parliament, goes on the record saying he does..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qd

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@Jayne13 Indeed. I can see the signs of the cancers being removed, I know what that looks like, but there’s the odd..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0f

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@gnoll110 Ah yes, Mr Rowe is a master of the grotesque.

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@Jayne13 I actually wonder about his health.

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thomas_violence stay strong Queensland! you’ve got this!!!!! 💪💪💪💪 don’t know how to remove the attached picture sorry. phones not w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vk

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SuperCroup “Speak to your GP” includes “speak to any GP who will see you”, not just “speak to the GP you’ve been seeing every..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yd

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@em_wynne @Tim_Coronel Note that I’m not saying it shouldn’t be done. Vaccinate everyone, I say! Only that things w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L3

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@em_wynne @Tim_Coronel With both vaccines on offer, “partial protection against COVID-19 may be as soon as 12 days..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vV

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aleeb88 Thanks @ScottMorrisonMP @GregHuntMP for exceptional leadership 🥸 twitter.com/jamietravers/s…

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glengyron I wonder what percentage of calls to Crime Stoppers is reporting on Barnaby Joyce?

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“Contrasting NSW and Victoria lockdown coverage reveals much about the politics of COVID – and the mediatheconversation.com/contrasting-ns…IR

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@ApostrophePong @purserj @dobes These two videos from April really summarise the situation lol. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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MollyJongFast Is junior okay?
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@purserj @dobes @ApostrophePong If I pop outside to do something else, this one still follows me round, just 30cm o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hM

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@NewtonMark Ooh, I quite like the lines of that aircraft.

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Dear Apple Music, I don’t think “debonaire” means what you think it means. pic.twitter.com/73GiCNHhZB

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Good thing he wasn’t at the beach. twitter.com/cokeefe9/statu…

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cokeefe9 Barnaby Joyce has been issued a $200 fine by NSW Police for not wearing a mask while paying for petrol in Armidale…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8i

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AlexandraErin This isn’t just dystopian, this is specifically like something out of Richard Bachman*’s The Running Man, where the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1z

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Here’s one of the members of my magnificent Magpie Army who now takes food from my fingers. Isn’t she magnificent! pic.twitter.com/1RQuCH6vG0

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RHT_ebooks *bong rip* all art is right wing the moment it is displayed in a gallery twitter.com/StolenDans/sta…

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@JohnRobbphoto Sorry, I’m not interested in a conversation which is basically “But I want to hand-wave about things..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rH

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shutupmikeginn elon musks birthday wishes are next level pic.twitter.com/Zl9BHPCrKJ

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@football_roos @NSWHealth @cokeefe9 @wwpenrith It’s cool, ta, I read the updates in full anyway.

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Today, Tuesday 29 June 2021, is World Forum Mud Day. worldforumfoundation.org/workinggroups/…

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annie_parker I support this motion twitter.com/dobes/status/1…

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@hawkieowl @chrisjrn How much of the article did you read?

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glengyron Australia is closed forever. Meanwhile for the elite, springtime in Paris. pic.twitter.com/mTdaOaKHLJ

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jvharris_1965 I think it’s nice that pilots have their own lounge.
I’m worried that someone thought a pilot might need Braille. pic.twitter.com/P0LH5qWDbP

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JoshButler Former treasurer Joe Hockey seems to have deleted this “says it all” tweet from last night about the pace of Austra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nR

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awelder Laming has been tooling around threatening hundreds of people in Brisbane for the 17 years he has been in parliamen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GI

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JamColley god i am sick of these. same story every time. pic.twitter.com/VEcYxsCyEL

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Cancel culture hits the High Court” pca.st/jckhtoey

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Anyway, good information as always, and it helps to have a bunch of the medical stuff explained for us punters. The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4B

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I must admit, I’d been thinking that “For every day you delay lockdown you add a week at the end” was starting to s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qh

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Norman Swan is citing that November lockdown delay modelling again, but in a much more measured way. I wonder wheth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lP

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Will lockdown need to be longer in the age of Delta?” pca.st/aabkhroy

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Also, “There were two new cases per day between June 16 and 20 inclusive, which are numbers we all know are managea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ef

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Simon_Cullen There was a time when Australia was held up as an example of how to handle .

This is CNN International’s h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kT

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Brocklesnitch The deer story has nothing on the wild boar that stole a German nudist bather’s laptop last year pic.twitter.com/pfcxfEQS3V

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@chrisrauchle You really can’t get good help these days.

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Another key takeaway: “During this pandemic we’re often making decisions in situations of considerable uncertainty,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hu

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“Did Sydney’s lockdown come too late? Here’s why it’s not that simple” by epidemiologist Dr Catherine Bennett..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…db

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cathywilcox1 The man for the job.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/84y1wOMy4q

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I know I keep saying it but that window really is filthy. pic.twitter.com/a2lqdK9Yh2

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Someone has decided that it’s food time and has come right up to my cobweb-covered window to say so. pic.twitter.com/yIuzPcOang

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@dobes This will ruin how they pair with wines.

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TheMediaTweets There is so much going on in this picture on the front of The Times. The Queen - wide-eyed with a combination of be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wT

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@alexmalleycpa @NewtonMark I think we’ve all known a Cargill, in one form or another.

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phlaimeaux LARGE CROISSANT COLLIDER

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Attn: @jxeeno @aussiewongm @johnb78 @NewtonMark, who will all agree that this is not what streetcar cables are mean..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ph

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NewtonMark I’ve just realised that Australia is run by Colonel Cargill from Joseph Heller’s “Catch 22.” It all fits. pic.twitter.com/tFUI7Y9xPT

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cameronwilson NEW: I discovered Scott Morrison’s public Spotify account, which shares his recently played artists and playlists…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9W

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Someone has suggested that I do a one-off episode of “The 8pm Quiz” livestream to boost morale during Sydney’s lock..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cx

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tue plan: It’s remarkably similar to yesterday’s. I did get a whole bunch of little things done yesterday, but when..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SQ

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It’ll be damp in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/PztdhiIXes

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Tuesday. If you wait long enough. Tuesday.

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