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What a Twit: Part III

If you've been reading my blog for a while you know that I am a Twitter user. This is the third instalment of my latest favourite tweets from the past few months...a bit of humour, cycling, photography and inspiration for good measure...

Daniel ‏‪@ThatFeelsNICE
There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life - reciprocity. ~Confucius

blogTO ‏‪@blogTO
10 Toronto graffiti writers worth knowing about (with lots of pics of their work). ‪ 

Michael Bodsworth ‏‪@bodsworth
There is NO convincing me. Commuting is the worst. ‪#burbsfree4life

Morgan ‏‪@MorgonFreeman
I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. It is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.

PJ ‏‪@hear_it_here
Nothing says "go-getter" like baggy sweatpants.

PJ ‏‪@hear_it_here
I love biking. I want more biking infrastructure. I want more bikers. But I want bikers who know what the hell they are doing out there.

Shannon Gilmartin ‏‪@McDreamyBiker
Being forearm deep in the ass cavity of a chicken really makes me rethink "The Joys of Cooking". Ugh....

Anna ‏‪@BloomingCyclist
i'm sorry, if you're a cyclist with hairy legs, im not sure i can take you seriously.

Dominic Gill ‏‪@domgill
Christ just followed me on Twitter......holy shit.

Photography Blogger ‏‪@photoblggr
RT ‪@AmazingPics "You don’t take a photograph, you make it." - Ansel Adams ‪#photography

Julie Tyios ‏‪@JulieTyios
I love it when I wake up in the morning and Barack Obama is president.

David Usher ‏‪@davidusher
‪@mdirocco ‪@stuartma it was a fun day

Daniel ‏‪@ThatFeelsNICE
Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something. ~H. Jackson Brown

Sarah Thompson ‏@Sarahondrum
Life isn't a game, people aren't to be played, lead with genuine authenticity and those that aren't receptive, can continue to play alone.


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What a Twit: Part IV

I am an avid Tweeter and take to sharing my favourite tweets with my blog followers every three or four months. This year started off with a bang and I have more tweets than usual...lots of them funny, some inspirational, and others informative. Enjoy!

@TheLoveStories Never regret something that once made you smile.
@TravelBloggr Dear Twitter spell check, Pancetta is not "pancreas." Just thought you should know. Learn some foodie Italian please.

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