Angus MacKinnon

Angus MacKinnon


Journalist/Dad in residence @IslayBeachHouse after London, Paris, Brussels, Hong Kong & Rome with @AFP. Politics, sport, food, travel, nature. French, Italian

3228 followers  •  1701 follow  •    •   https://t.co/IpQsl0DJTQ

Anyone remember the good old days when the Indy eschewed stories about royals, rogue or otherwise?

Nice piece @jonawils ⁩. Amused by comments accusing you of having become an ABU (which presume stands for Anyone But United). See you more as an ABC (Anything But Chardonnay).

Turns out it is lot colder than it looks

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@pirateirwin  @stGuyerA  @OnyaDon  @robwoollard_afpbass  note to end the discussion on. I’m herring the call of bed. Don’t forget to read ’s @simontaylor71piece  - he’s always breaming with good insights

That’s a bit better this #thursdaymorning  - the view from @IslayBeachHouse  has been upgraded from solid grey to black and white.

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This is beyond parody. Utterly pathetic American trophy hunters spent two days crawling through the heather around my house on Islay before shooting one of the semi-tame goats that roam the shore and hillsides. And they think they are Awesome for doing it! #FFS 

This is website saying @justinbieber  arrested in Rome Rome police hq say they know nothing about it

BREAKING @AFP  Italy has arrested Kosovan jihadists suspected of planning to put a bomb under Venice's Rialto Bridge

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The suggestion that these are tough-to-track wild animals is laughable. They spend half their time in my garden munching everything but the rhubarb. Have to get within 10 metres before they trot off - the telescopic lenses on the rifles were not really required

Raw eggs every day & steak tartare the secret of the world's oldest person: Italy's Emma Morano, 116 & Born in C19th

Quite a queue for French expats wanting to vote in London#presidentielle2017  - Natural constituency for

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Hotel Rigopiano dogs survived avalanche, made their way in 2m-high snow to neighbouring village, taken in by woman who has their puppies

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