2014: My year in tweets (July to December) – 1 January 2015
Following on from the first six months, here are my favourite tweets from July to December:
A man came up to me on a Baghdad street. He pointed to my sideburns and said "you have hair like Napoleon…"
— Jeremy Bowen (@BowenBBC) July 1, 2014
The #vodacircuit has seldom looked better. Sunshine. Profusion of flowers and butterflies. High summer in all its finery.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 3, 2014
9pm. Already the sun is long gone. Those far-off June days of daylight are but a memory. Summer marching by. Unstoppable.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 6, 2014
Genuine face when I heard 'Boom! Shake the Room' for the first time in 10 years. #Mega #90s pic.twitter.com/A7mvTh2B2m
— Sean Parry (@seanparry) July 7, 2014
BRAZ1L – GE7MANY
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 8, 2014
Swallow one of my favourite Summer visitors ! taken on Mull these birds amaze me the amount of miles they do! pic.twitter.com/CSp3AvKIdN
— Paul Bunyard (@wildaboutimages) July 9, 2014
Just found this in the washing basket?! Pretty sure this doesn't belong to anyone in this house!! #borrowers pic.twitter.com/q6gtn4wilG
— Bex Cox (@bex__cox) July 10, 2014
Excellent meal out with mum and the family at the Bull at Bisham, in belated celebration of mum's birthday.#duck
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 11, 2014
Magic moments. Germany worthy World Cup winners. The best team won a fantastic tournament. We'll miss #Brazil2014.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 13, 2014
Been a genuine privilege to cover Brazil 2014. Here's BBC Sport's closing montage after a World Cup to savour http://t.co/6Wz9LXUnSO
— Dan Roan (@danroan) July 14, 2014
Hard to believe that @RebekahLBray is ten today. Not quite sure where that last decade disappeared.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 15, 2014
Another day. Another birthday. Today @EmilyRBray reaches four. Heading to Windsor to feed the ducks and feast at @McDonalds!
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 16, 2014
Thunder. Lightning. Rain. Crash. Bang. Wallop. Something special about summer storms at night.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 18, 2014
Had a sleepless night? Over 3000 lightning flashes have been recorded across the UK & IRE in the last 2hrs alone. MT pic.twitter.com/6ZMPxBkeS0
— BBC Weather (@bbcweather) July 18, 2014
This takes me back… @tucksontour @JohnsonBeever @PhilBray pic.twitter.com/Ls4pq0Lv42
— Sam Underhill (@s_underscore) July 18, 2014
Ahhh The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! 😄 👑 #royalty #sheevensmiled #amazing #Glasgow2014 @Hockeyroos @AusComGames pic.twitter.com/ZMtHYFUqHk
— Jayde Taylor (@_JaydeTaylor) July 24, 2014
Fellowship at Maidenhead Festival @EnjoyMaidenhead @MaidenheadShops @MaidenheadAds @MaidenheadFest #Community pic.twitter.com/T1rOMcNCNy
— vision2video (@v2vdigitalfilms) July 26, 2014
There are few better ways of whiling away time than by skimming stones on a beach on a sunny summer afternoon.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) July 30, 2014
taking the moon to bed – shining on the counterpane
— Monty Don (@TheMontyDon) August 10, 2014
The History of Typography, in Stop-Motion Animation http://t.co/GhRqnSNSKH via @TheAtlantic pic.twitter.com/p53oKFQtGA
— Simon Whiteside (@cyberdonkey) August 11, 2014
Summer might be on its way out, but remember what we've got to look forward to! pic.twitter.com/iUpTu8Kksc
— National Trust (@nationaltrust) August 29, 2014
Autumn. It's here. pic.twitter.com/Phijv2aKQf
— Quaristice (@Quaristice) September 2, 2014
Just for the record… I really, really enjoyed this summer. It was made from the same stuff they make joy out of. #summerseized
— Andrew Burdett ن (@AndrewBurdett1) September 2, 2014
In 2 years time or maybe 4, England will be very competitive again. Wait and see.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 3, 2014
Happy 15th anniversary, @sarahlbray! x pic.twitter.com/1O7pewO5dv
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) September 4, 2014
8pm. Street lights on. Faint smell of wood smoke. Last of the daylight being chased away at dusk. Blackbird greeting the moon.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) September 7, 2014
No tears. No clinging on. No backward glance. @EmilyRBray strides confidently away into Infants. Another one let loose.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) September 8, 2014
RT @BBCRadio2: Just before you drift off, why not watch ELO perform 'Mr Blue Sky' one last time? http://t.co/1pBw6kuz5q Sweet dreams!
— Chris Evans (@achrisevans) September 14, 2014
It's here! pic.twitter.com/ddgam48OJi
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) September 16, 2014
Huge day for Scotland and the whole of the United Kingdom tomorrow. History in the making. #indyref pic.twitter.com/cbpOGTG6Hg
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) September 17, 2014
the swallows have gone -the day before the light begins to lose the fight. A real sense of ending.
— Monty Don (@TheMontyDon) September 21, 2014
FULL-TIME: Incredible scenes at Anfield as #LFC progress with a 14-13 penalty shootout win over @Boro following a 2-2 draw
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 23, 2014
Here's that #newsnight remix of Ed Miliband's Together one more time https://t.co/xV8MawtkcL
— Ian Katz (@iankatz1000) September 23, 2014
Excellent Open Evening at @Furze_Platt. Impressed with staff and students and their genuine loyalty and love for the school.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) October 2, 2014
One for you @PhilBray, I'm sure you know who Fred spent last night with!? pic.twitter.com/DRt3sr81qd”
— Mark Gregory (@savo_g) October 4, 2014
Meant to sendd this earlier: Floating 300 feet above a 300 yr old Beech hedge at Levens Hall. pic.twitter.com/oreHNoqsj6
— Monty Don (@TheMontyDon) October 8, 2014
A beautiful shot of the mist from Clee Hill near Ludlow this morning. Thanks to Nick Jackson for this. Alina J pic.twitter.com/mVG8YPI07o
— BBC Weather (@bbcweather) October 12, 2014
#Beautiful #Baby #MySon #Love #Happy #Hoody #BlueEyes #Smile pic.twitter.com/JuLPe5sLxv
— Paulo Coll (@paulocoll) October 19, 2014
It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R.
— BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014
Dedicating #tweet30k to all my family and friends. We've come a long way since 21 March 2008! – https://t.co/4MYWMTXHEc
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) October 31, 2014
Berlin is just cool. 8,000 glowing balloons recreate the Berlin Wall, 25 yrs after its fall: http://t.co/md0S9XNUSf pic.twitter.com/qWQZ4TyhLz
— Tabatha Southey (@TabathaSouthey) November 8, 2014
Swift walk around the block under an umbrella, the muted sounds and damp smells of rockets and Roman candles caught in the drizzle.
— Quaristice (@Quaristice) November 8, 2014
Family reduced by 20% for the week after @RebekahLBray safely installed on the coach bound for Rhos-y-gwaliau.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) November 9, 2014
A little end-of-season at Ray Mill Island. Sunshine. Damp leaves. Hot chocolate. Ice creams. pic.twitter.com/UDTgCfAfPi
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) November 9, 2014
For anyone who grew up during the Cold War, this image of Helmut Kohl is one of the most moving of our time pic.twitter.com/RPwjvkn4jK
— Rory Cellan-Jones (@ruskin147) November 9, 2014
Very special @TheTimes double page cover tmrw #WeWillRememberThem pic.twitter.com/xUEH95evcb
— Tim Montgomerie ن (@montie) November 10, 2014
World's tallest man comes eye to eye with world's smallest man http://t.co/rEgs0evhsw (Pic: EPA/ Arrizabalaga) pic.twitter.com/gfrmg8DjVa
— Telegraph News (@TelegraphNews) November 13, 2014
@PhilBray Highly memorable!! Very privileged to have witnessed the Cloud Chamber.
— Rob Bell (@MrRobBell) November 13, 2014
Busy day as @HollyIBray celebrated her 8th birthday. Managed a visit to Reading as well as seeing the family after school.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) November 17, 2014
Sky full of stars this evening. The smudge of milky way. A clear cold night ahead and welcome.
— Monty Don (@TheMontyDon) November 23, 2014
#putoutyourbats is a wonderfully touching tribute to Phil Hughes. Simple. Poignant. Moving. #63notout
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) November 28, 2014
Saddened by scenes of tussles over televisions yesterday. Come on Britain, we're better than that! #BlackFriday
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) November 29, 2014
@PhilBray @Quaristice #blastfromthepast pic.twitter.com/Ti3nqmRx9o
— Jonathan Worth (@jonathanworth) November 29, 2014
Glad not to see November for another year but it ended in style – blazing sun and blue skies all day.
— Monty Don (@TheMontyDon) November 30, 2014
Spaceflight is still a wonder to me. Always will be. #Orion pic.twitter.com/PHDcpp56no
— Quaristice (@Quaristice) December 5, 2014
The first EVER Argos catalogue (1973) is online. Read it and weep. Just don't order anything. http://t.co/gA4oXyn2f5
— Quaristice (@Quaristice) December 20, 2014
The days can get no shorter. The nights can get no longer. Today we reach the nadir and turn the corner. Onwards.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 21, 2014
The #NokiaN85 has finally been superseded! The #GalaxyS4Mini has arrived. This is going to take some getting used to.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 24, 2014
Watched episodes 3 and 4 of the #BoxofDelights this evening. Suddenly I'm back in 1984 again. Thirty years ago now! Mad.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 25, 2014
Busy Christmas Day. Carols at @ParksideCF. Family Christmas lunch at home. Scones and tea at @Heather_Evans'.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 25, 2014
Boxing Day Brunch. Immense. pic.twitter.com/H6lHK05zo7
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 26, 2014
@PhilBray Best Christmas Ever. To die for. Hope you enjoyed yours. Here's my Santa. pic.twitter.com/bedafCrzqF
— Paulo Coll (@paulocoll) December 26, 2014
Christmas and the crowds have gone. The festive lights still burn bright in @MaidenheadHghSt. pic.twitter.com/cDDAPsLSdt
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 27, 2014
The old year grimly clinging on. Bitter fingers of ice and fog. Reluctant to leave. #micropoetry
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) December 31, 2014
Farewell 2014. Hello 2015.
— Phil Bray (@PhilBray) January 1, 2015
2014 was a brilliant year, one day I may even get around to uploading some photos and writing some blogs about it!This entry was posted by philhbray.
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