Well, everyone knows I just love Twitter. It’s exciting, annoying, fun, very diverse and if I can manage to avoid Donald Trump’s tweets, I’m OK. I am @petchary.
We had a moderately sociable Christmas – with family Skype sessions and friends for food and drink – but Twitter still kept me amused in between chatting and eating (I don’t drink alcohol but did indulge in a half-glass of pink champagne). I also kept receiving Christmas cards from people whom I had somehow omitted from my card list. Very embarrassing. This always seems to happen to me, and it’s hard to make up for it afterwards. You can’t send an “I’m sorry I forgot to send you a Christmas card” card instead, can you?
There’s plenty of Twitter drama this morning, with the tit for tat between the U.S. and Russia. This extraordinary “official” tweet came from the Russian Embassy in London (sorry, the embed didn’t work), with a picture of a “lame duck.” It looks like the kind of thing a diplomat’s teenage son might post.
“President Obama expels 35 🇷🇺 diplomats in Cold War deja vu. As everybody, incl 🇺🇸 people, will be glad to see the last of this hapless Adm.”
Wow. On a par with TrumpTweets, I would say… What a crazy year-end.
Moving on from the madness, I did enjoy Christmas in Twitterland. Here is a quick, nostalgic look back at a few days ago… I am just going to share a few pictures with you to get a flavor