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Rachel McCormack @R_McCormack in front of a flaming bbq,

Like a crack ridden Glaswegian Sister Wendy Beckett Panelist on R4 Kitchen Cabinet Likes a wee whisky now and again Contact: weenippy@rmccormack.com

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@matthaig1 look at the levels of abuse politicians get, especially women. Look at anyone with a vague public profile and see the abuse.@matthaig1 i’ve had abuse for daring to talk about food on the radio while being fat and ugly. It’s social media. It’s the best and worst.@matthaig1 which you also said generated a mostly positive reaction, despite some complaints.@matthaig1 it was probably well meaning but very naive. Q and As on here invariably go wrong. Look at the political ones.@matthaig1 it’s not. It’s using social media the wrong way.What a fantastically written letter. Who will join him? http://t.co/fcceaa5GQ1
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@nikeshshukla I have an academic friend who has no idea if LRB liked his book or not after reading the review three times.Y'all be watching #downtonabbey forgetting that the British aristocracy was largely built on enslaved Africans, rum, molasses&#slavery.
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@PlanetVictoria you are so refined. All I want is tinto de verano . . .@clairestrickett @HadleyFreeman @timhayward and I have no eating issues from my Mother at all, so it wasn’t her.@HadleyFreeman @clairestrickett @timhayward my whole life i’ve had the idea that thin women are morally superior to me@HadleyFreeman @clairestrickett @timhayward “ I eat well, look at me, I am thin, I am morally superior.”@HadleyFreeman @clairestrickett @timhayward oh it’s completely about morality and a replacement for sex.@clairestrickett @timhayward even Blythman hasn’t taken the topic up and she is the obvious candidate.@clairestrickett @timhayward danger is male food writers might look misogynist, female ones jealous. It’s a hard one.One of the founding principles of the #AngryParty is telling anyone who enforces austerity to stick it up their arse. #SexySocialism
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@HarryGiles Catalonia does it from a very different philosophical starting point and is more succesful.@HarryGiles it’s one of the problems with food education I think. Too much top down ‘do gooding’ doesn’t help change the culture.@HarryGiles it does in UK. It’s the Victorian paternalistic model. It’s not the same elsewhere.@tamdeanburn just been listening to you on McLevy xThe BBC is under threat because its success challenges market ideology | Polly Toynbee http://t.co/B3TOc3naaR
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackThe European Union is now officially a banker's club. Sad but true. My @heraldscotland column on Grexit http://t.co/aWOjYcdOvy
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackBrazil's New dietary guidelines sound like very a rare thing: a useful set of food advice. https://t.co/m5QWxyGuxR via @CivilEats
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackDimbleby resigns from UCL in protest at treatment of Sir Tim Hunt http://t.co/yPpsvY6AGc Imagine if men got so riled about actual sexism ...
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackAin’t our democracy great https://t.co/3zmmbxHKqj@peter_watts Remember symbolism? Before we all become literalist buffoons?@ChefTimAnderson eat something else.The hunt for Scotland’s #Treasuredtastes is almost over. Make sure you’ve entered before 3 July. http://t.co/DGKtxAQmNT
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@theboydonefood @bobgranleese must have been a doppelgänger.@Brays_Cottage but no one from Norfolk is average Sarah, especially one who makes pies such as yours.@Brays_Cottage yes I remember you saying.MILES JUPP?!!@bobgranleese that you are lovely. Despite pretending to be a grumpy bastard. X@rhodri @HadleyFreeman having just had a meeting about writing a diet and lifestyle book. She needed a steak not a book deal.@rhodri @HadleyFreeman I was in a lift outside a publishers office and this painfully thin incredibly nervous looking woman was there >@rhodri @HadleyFreeman it was great wasn’t it?Missed this brilliant and quietly vicious dissection of the Wellness Blogger movement by @hadleyfreeman: http://t.co/lCGvAHlOA1
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@VONmarketing it is really spectacular.@FoodUrchin well they’ve been here a year@FoodUrchin no. I am in my house.@foodurchin COME AND GET YOUR GRILLSAnd congrats @cornishgrill for supplying most of the people on the best restaurant list tonight@PeatWorrier ffs has Shawlands been that gentrified??My new favourite person is @bobgranleese for not being an arrogant wanker when lesser (ie most) people would be xDrunk people from @BarrafinaADst http://t.co/agggPPt931
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackSo @BarrafinaADst only just went and won!!!
6/30
2015
Are Time Out trying to get people to work for free? Is their business model falling apart?@ShirleySkye3 @catedevine @ScottDaviesChef @3_Chimneys yes! You should be here!!@mehdirhasan @frances__ryan or Christianity.Imagine the Times running a column with the headline: "It’s pure myth that Judaism is ‘a religion of peace’" http://t.co/fSHWHTL7iC
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@ShirleySkye3 @catedevine is anyone you know down here for the restaurant awards? Want to say hello.@cmccrudden @lucyinglis @VictorianLondon @Joannechocolat oh that made me laugh though@lucyinglis @VictorianLondon @Joannechocolat Prime Minister David Cameron flaunted his curves on the beach at Newquay.
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackI love the idea of applying to men the language used by the media to refer to women writers."62-year-old father-of three, Sebastian Faulks."
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@Joannechocolat Umberto Eco looks decades younger than his 83 as he delivers lecture in impertinent, bright pink outfit #IfHeWereShe
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackDon't do consumer advice but I like Nationwide Building Society. It's a mutual not a bank. Flexplus account worth a look @AskNationwide
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackIt's no longer my EU. It's Amazon's and Starbucks'. It's the politicians' and the IMF's. But it's not mine. #Grecia https://t.co/4K9Kb2EW6V
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackAn amazing effort to preserve India's Anglo Indian culinary legacy https://t.co/fEq1JHZlS3
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackI love this story of bats and whisky distilleries http://t.co/mw2mPJWApf
6/29
2015
@thekilomeaters not if you are allergic.Concerned British friends: I've poured a very large gin and working on a radio dispatch for y'all. It's fine, bars are full, no worries.
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@danhancox I want a minion. Someone told me that, sadly, I am one.@danhancox was it good? I really want to go and see it.Academia explained. With minions. http://t.co/UexUKOaRhL
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack¿Nos damos cuenta de que no es una batalla económico-técnica (pagar, no pagar y cómo) sino política (qué orden social quedará)?
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@PatrickStrud might be an idea though, I’m sure you’d be good at it.@PatrickStrud why don’t you pitch to do next year a series of 10 15 minutes? it’s probably been done at very short notice.@paulhutcheon it makes a lot of sense.@paulhutcheon that we need to fight for an EU that isn’t undemocratic corporate rubbish. You should look at @sturdyAlex’s latest piece.@Happy_Appetite @DrAnnieGray I agree with Ross. Whisky then salt.@when_in_frome i’ve been waving them like a maniac. Not so much as a baby sparrow.@DrAnnieGray exactly.I want to wave my arms and summon Ravens like Mr Strange.Will the citizens of Barcelona revolt against soaring tourist numbers? http://t.co/Of477lno57
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackPeople saying things are healthy that aren’t is driving me nuts today. Can we have a moratorium on this please.God I love Barbara Kingsolver. http://t.co/haa0SlHOzg
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@CateDvineWriter you can take me on a wee one when I’m up. . .Been contacted by terrified Airdrie family stuck in Sousse, desperate to get home, but @ThomasCookUK says £800pp for early return.
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@loveandgarbage @GraceBrodie it was the less evil of two dreadful options, but the bankers should have been held to account.@anyabike are you and P having fun?@CateDvineWriter wow. Huge respect!@roryfranklin @chefcalum definitely has better ears.RT @guardiannews: Lord Janner to face trial after DPP ruling overturned http://t.co/qRKwWzvGP9
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@IrvineWelsh @sturdyAlex I first saw Catalan left wing saying this a decade ago “we want Europe, but not like this.” They were so right.@IanMartin we might need to think about our own referendum and what we want (Although we want the Tories we’re fucked)@IanMartin i remember about ten years ago left wing Catalans starting to campaign against the EU saying “we want Europe, but not like this”@jayrayner1 This makes The @darbydorras M&S special look inviting.@wmarybeard hurray!!!@DasGiftBerlin apparently it used to be called rosefever@maryhalton ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!Order a pack of @markthomasinfo's 'Pay Living Wage' Tokens + shove them in your local @waitrose community bin... http://t.co/eo9hsTgF8D
Retweeted by Rachel McCormack@joycemcm @sturdyAlex brilliant pieceHAYFEVER was originally called ‘rose fever’.
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackThen again, maybe not . . .It would be good if @amazon worked with local retailers rather than destroying them. 2/2
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackJust wanted to go into our local independent book store, #weybridgebooks only to discover it has now closed down. So sad 1/2
Retweeted by Rachel McCormackI have no opinion on Glastonbury. 😱😱 I’d better get one soon. . .@Southsidegrrrl @KevinMcKenna63 it did provide some badly needed entertainment whilst I was in the middle of a defcon 5 level hangoverWell, that was a weekend. . .@anyabike Talisker!!!
6/28
2015
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