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My Picks for Top Tweets: 26 August 2017

Well, he’s done it again. Every time you think Trump can’t get any worse, he does. A couple of days ago in my Top Tweets post I wrote about Trump’s rally in Phoenix, Arizona. During his “speech” he floated the idea of pardoning a former sheriff from that state, Joe Arpaio. Well, the Washington Post is now reporting that he’s done it. Sheriff Joe has his pardon. Sheriff... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 25 August 2017

I’ve had enough of the Twitter icon being the main image of every tweets post. So, I’m going to make the effort to copy a picture from one of the day’s tweets or comment from now on. Hopefully it’ll liven things up a bit. Today’s pic is Coronet Peak, one of New Zealand’s top ski fields, where the fifth Winter Games start today. The Winter Games is a four-yearly... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 24 August 2017

The high pressure system is still in place so it’s another glorious day at my place! We’ve had a great week so far. At the moment I’m expecting it to start raining again on the weekend. I always feel guilty when that happens – a fine week followed by a wet weekend – because I got to enjoy the sun and the workers didn’t. It’s why I’m more likely to write at... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 23 August 2017

It’s a glorious day in my part of New Zealand. Spring has sprung! There’s still a nip in the air, but who cares when the sun is shining and there are clear blue skies as far as the eye can see. There are a lot of tweets today, but I’m sure you won’t mind. New Zealand has an election one month from today. It’s been pretty exciting by our standards. The leaders of three parties... read more

Simon’s Cat: Cat Yoga and … Witchcraft

This new Simon’s Cat video, Cat Yoga, came out several days ago but I’ve been too busy to post it. It’s more than 35 years since I did yoga so I don’t remember much about it, but some of the names here seem familiar. I do remember the Downward Dog, which, of course has a new name here – Downward Cat! 17 August was Black Cat Appreciation Day, and the real life Simon, Simon... read more

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