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July 2017


Too much parsley in that falafel sandwich I got for lunch today. Not a fan, if I'm honest #tweet


Just got my Sams mixed up: my ears heard Shepard but my brain saw Elliott #tweet


I'm going to be that pedant and say it should actually be called The Emoticon Movie #tweet


Both sides of this street are ridiculous for walkers. I've said it for ages: Dublin is pedestrian-hostile https://t.co/homrX3dSsP #tweet


Great point here in a thread about My Arse that ties in all too well with yesterday's one on the State's 'instituti… https://t.co/Ce7IBuh8tx #tweet


That was the weirdest sounding thunder; no echo at all. Maybe it was just a neighbour moving a skip or something #tweet


If you’re looking for any root beer in Aldi, I bought it all, sorry #tweet


I guess the British have discovered Kevin Myers. Congratulations? #tweet


I'm no fan of Jones but I'd like to see him take Brock apart #tweet


Poor Daniel Cormier #UFC214 #tweet


This next fight is being reffed by a dwarf from World of Warcraft #UFC214 #tweet


Ah missed Lawler's post-fight interview because @eirSport is feckin' useless #tweet


Well that was a start to #UFC214 I suppose. Glad I set my alarm for it #tweet


That’s some rain. And to think I was planning to cut the grass today #tweet


Won’t be at the Unyielding Love gig tonight, alas, but instead I’ll be spinning their fantastic album https://t.co/DG50uubFSF #tweet


Another account of shameful action by Dublin Airport immigration and the Department of Justice https://t.co/mkIc2eV328 #tweet


I've known quite a few people in my time who've worked with #vinb in various capacities; I feel like I've missed out #tweet


The Expanse is like a hard sci-fi DS9 #tweet


Controversial opinion take 2: when you say ‘70mm’ all I hear or read is 'vinyl’ #tweet


Controversial opinion time: when you say ‘70mm’ all I hear or read is ‘3D’ #tweet


People, I don’t want to be ‘invited’ to edit or ‘collaborate’. Just send me the damn attachment #tweet


Don’t know how you people have the time to keep up with the G1. I haven’t even watched the first day yet #tweet


This reminds me of something I read or watched not long ago, about the dearth of women commentators on mainstream (… https://t.co/LOJQVdunI6 #tweet


Just back from Drogheda - or as it shall hence be known, Bartertown #tweet


Hell yeah Kim Kelly brings the goods with her own list of metal made in whole or in part by women (or not men, in g… https://t.co/YFSIBkn3Gg #tweet


Hipster bias alarm bells ring throughout, but at least now I know there's a ramen bar on South William St: https://t.co/EAmI5C66FP #tweet


TFW your broadband drops so many times in such rapid succession you need to restart your computer b/c it screws up your network settings #tweet


Someone please explain to me what I'm missing in the finish of that Styles/Owens match. Shoulders were down, ref counts, that's it, no? #tweet


Some days you’re just not in the mood to subedit garbage and today is one of those days for me #tweet


A town of 40,000 brought to its knees by a single burst water main: that’s Ireland in 2017 #tweet


Whoops, fell asleep during that Shinsuke/Corbin match. Oh dear. Anyway, you're all on mute till I've watched the rest this evening #tweet


If JBL weren't such a mark for puroresu, imagine what kind of garbage he'd be spouting about Shinsuke's entrance #WWEBattleground #tweet


That was brilliant stuff altogether. It's all downhill from here, kids #WWEBattleground #tweet


Xavier Woods making the most of his very rare PPV ring time tonight #WWEBattleground #tweet


No LED aprons or ringposts? The latter makes sense with the cage yoke but the aprons too? #WWEBattleground #tweet


I might be tweeting about wrestling tonight if I stay awake long enough #tweet


“A world where the limits of reality are your own imagination.” Shame the trailer, like the book, is lacking in exa… https://t.co/OTCQUfCTWt #tweet


Duolingo says I’m 20% fluent in French, which is better than I ever was in school #tweet


Ran into my first head-scratcher in Duolingo for Japanese: how the hell is ‘naka’ spelt ‘chuu’ in hiragana? #tweet


Haven't yet seen the trailer for Ready Player One but it can't be any worse than the godawful book #tweet


30 years ago my late uncle Pearse worked tech on the original Joshua Tree tour. I’m sad he isn’t at Croke Park tonight to see them again #tweet


So I find out today the cat’s name is Daryl and the Bullet Club have only gone and murdered him?! #tweet


Just started watching a random anime and there's a poster of Giant Baba in the background #tweet


Me, looking out at the garden just now: My god, it’s full of sparrows #tweet