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Tweets for week ending 2009-02-23

  • Anyone fancy a stint as my PA? Unpaid, unless you count gratitude and karma as payment? #
  • It had to happen sooner or later… Just added the first BNP cllr to CllrTweeps. We’d agreed the policy on this, but still felt a bit odd. #
  • I’ve rejected some of these people I’ve never met on Facebook friend finder so often I’m beginning to wonder if I do actually know them. #
  • I’m aware that I’m allowing myself to be a little too diverted by Twitter rather than working – anyone care to send motivational Tweets? #
  • RT @OpenEyeComms: #police UK Cops spend only 65 mins of an 8 hr shift on patrol protecting the public. http://tinyurl.com/btakzk #
  • Looking for some crowd wisdom… if you were going to a public meeting about crime, about what sort of things you would want to hear? #
  • Thanks to everyone for your comments, even if it has made the preparation much harder. The presentation is on Thursday – http://is.gd/jrmX #
  • One last question – I was thinking of doing a YouTube version of the presentation. Would there be any interest if I did? #
  • Despite complaining about procrastinating on Twitter, I’ve actually had a very productive day on here. Thanks fellow Tweeps. #
  • Off to the Town Hall, wondering how things would be different with a 140 char limit on interaction. #
  • First run for a couple of weeks due to snow and laziness. Only around Battersea Park, but feeling achey. And smugly virtuous. #
  • Happiness: my new slippers have arrived! http://twitpic.com/1jb0u #
  • My house has been invaded by NCT types. I’m retreating elsewhere to work -resisting the type of elsewheres offering wifi and alcohol. #
  • Inspired by Dame Stella Rimington I’m owning up to my own terrorist tendencies http://is.gd/jOP0 #
  • Can anyone briefly outline the pros and cons for YouTube v Vimeo? Vimeo seems to allow longer vid length, but is there anything else? #
  • Why do so many public bodies make it virtually impossible to get data in a usable format from them? #
  • Right, I’m de-twittering for a while, I’m off to my association’s AGM. #
  • BBC are reporting the Springfield escapee – a convicted murderer – was the person under the train at Balham yesterday. http://is.gd/jXfl #
  • Springfield, escaped murderers and safety. I know I risk being premature here, but surely this is one time too many? http://is.gd/jXt2 #
  • RT @wandbc: Jail and seven year Asbo for teenager: A teenager behind a wave of harassment, vandalism and intimid.. http://tinyurl.com/cwqurd #
  • Still wrestling trying to get crime stats from t’net. Met only provide most recent month, the Home Offices stats site, helpfully, is down. #
  • RT @AndySawford: local government Twitter Top 10 http://tinyurl.com/c9opoe [I love ego-RTs] #
  • Hello to today’s flutter of followers… though I might be a bit Wandsworth-centric for those who do general local government. #
  • Going to a meeting at Battersea Power Station, can’t help wishing it was in Battersea Power Station though. #
  • I can’t hear Pet Shop Boys w/o thinking of Flight of the Conchords: “You know you’re not in high finance/considering second hand underpants” #
  • Quick bit of Twitter wisdom required. Can anyone think of a generic image that represents youth crime that ISN’T a hoodie? #
  • RT @sliah: RT @alcartwright: this is great – youtube clip from 1981 – the future of newspapers http://tinyurl.com/ctcmur The future’s great. #
  • If you are coming to tonight’s meeting on crime priorities we’ve changed the venue to the Civic Suite, just up the road. http://is.gd/k69j #
  • I’ve been really quiet on here today. I’d like to think you all missed me. #
  • Wandsworth freezes council tax again, no increase this year. http://bit.ly/19y4kn #
  • Any iMovie experts out there? I’m trying to remove some audio hiss from a video, it must be possible, but how? #
  • I’m worrying that I’m starting to like Come Dine With Me. #
  • Loving the Fred Elliot hat storyline in Coronation Street, how can people like @Liz_Azyan be down on such quality television? #
  • RT @CllrTweeps: FYI @localgovernment is a fake account (confirmed by @EdwardWelsh at the LGA) so you might like to block or unfollow. Pls RT #
  • I’ve just, effectively, re-tweeted myself. Probably a breech of Twitter etiquette, if not a sign of my own identity issues. #
  • What a fantastic morning for canvassing. What a fantastic morning, full stop. Spring is in the air. #
  • There is something very satisfying about taking the decision not to do anything all day. #

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