Retweeting to the scene of the crime

Welp, it didn’t last. But being away from Twitter for a few days was helpful in focusing my mind on just what it was about the place that vexes me in particular. Sure, Nazis etc., but there were a thousand other things that niggled at me too. Many of these things also niggled at me … Continue reading Retweeting to the scene of the crime

The absence of tweeting

I'm not returning to Twitter for the nonce, but I have deleted my experimental Mastodon presence* I don't often wear plasters. But it struck me putting one on a blistered heel that your standard "flesh" coloured plaster is totally racist.** There are apples everywhere.*** Went to a craft fare yesterday, and found a stall selling … Continue reading The absence of tweeting

Things I might have tweeted today if I’d still been on the Twitter

I miss Twitter* Currently reading Shelby Foote's narrative history of the (US) Civil War** I don't think I can be bothered to go through the rigamarole of finding new people to follow on Mastodon*** There's a complete stranger of a German teenager coming to stay for the next week. I don't know how this happened**** … Continue reading Things I might have tweeted today if I’d still been on the Twitter