This is amazing. A blog post that combines my two favourite things - and ryo-n7.github.io/2019-02-15-vi Thanks @R_by_Ryo@twitter.com !

I'm a sucker for these things. Not bad, but quite a wide area covered!

Just got my first ever hangouts spam. Didn't know that was a thing.

Just watched The Hitman's Bodyguard (quality film). It features Manchester. Challenge time - This is the aerial shot - anyone know where this is - I did look on google maps, but couldn't work it out..!

Great @opendatamcr@twitter.com strategy session this morning with @moominlounge@twitter.com @andrew_c_clarke@twitter.com and @Julianlstar@twitter.com - ambitious plans, and a luxury belgian chocolate eclair!

Watching The Beyond. Mildly entertaining until this typo ruined everything.

I've got water in my ear from swimming. When I knock the top of my head, I can hear a drum sound. Just realised that knocking on my knee also results in a drum sound, but knocking the arm of the chair doesn't. This must mean the vibration travels up through my body. Science!

I could spend a long long time looking at these - the terrain at the bottom of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. Those trenches and the Bering Abyssal Plain give me the heebie-jeebies.

This was a good takeaway from my time at @BristolOpenData@twitter.com last night. We do ask people at our @opendatamcr@twitter.com meetups to shout if they have something to share, but this feels a bit more accessible (no sales, no recruiters!)

Just had a fantastic evening talking to @BristolOpenData@twitter.com about the work we're doing at @opendatamcr@twitter.com. Brilliant workshopping, really good people there, with great ideas. 👍

Doing some prep for my session tomorrow at @BristolOpenData@twitter.com. Not sure what surprises me more - the volume and breadth of work that we do at @opendatamcr@twitter.com with so few people, or that @Julianlstar@twitter.com consistently makes powerpoint presentations that are >80MB meetup.com/Bristol_Open_Data/e

Great day out in York, talking about floods data and waste management (separate meetings). Huge thanks to @ekoner@twitter.com for making it easy for me to talk extensively about creating an open standard for tracking waste! 💪🗑️💥♻️

In York today. In a bout of efficiency which has caught me by surprise, I've got two meetings with Environment Agency folk, one with a @swirrl@twitter.com project, and one with an @opendatamcr@twitter.com / @YourDsposal@twitter.com one.

Hey @rayshaderbot@twitter.com! Draw me like one of your French girls!

Had a very realistic dream last night that @puntofisso@twitter.com had commissioned me to do some work, but I missed the deadline, and he was hunting me down to find out why I'd not done it, and it was pretty stressful. Woke up convinced it was real for a bit.

I think I could go to university for three years to study rugby, and at the end, I still wouldn't have a clue. Seem to have a complete mental block for it. 🚫🏈

Good luck to everyone doing the @OSMGB@twitter.com mapping session today with @opendatamcr@twitter.com! Looking forward to seeing Greater Manchester getting mapped to within an inch of its life.

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