Talk of the Town: City teams vie for best Twitter score

HEARTS and Hibs have fought out some tight battles this season – and it’s no different when it comes to the Twitter league table.

A mere 2000 followers separate the Capital clubs, with just under 33,000 hanging on the every 140 characters uttered collectively by online Jambo stars compared with just over 31,000 waiting with bated breath for updates from the Easter Road men.

And while he may be riding high in the SPL scoring charts, Leigh Griffiths is being outgunned on the social-networking site by city rival Ryan McGowan – though not for much longer, with the Aussie set for a move to China.

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Overall, though, it’s mid-table mediocrity for our clubs, with the Old Firm well in front in the Twitter table.

Heinz soup-ervises the Loony Dook aftertaste

YOU can’t beat a sip of hot soup to shake off the shivers.

This column told recently how brave Loony-Dooking souls emerging from the freezing Forth on New Year’s Day would be treated by Heinz to a winter warmer.

And here’s the evidence that the tomato-flavoured treat went down very well indeed . . .

Milking opportunities

A WEBSITE backed by baby milk firm Cow and Gate has created a tongue-in-cheek “potty” list of 36 things toddlers should have ticked off by the time they are three.

Entitled “Little One-ders”, the guide on contains a milestone for each month of their toddler years.

It begins quaintly enough with making a mud pie, before heading off on the more questionable tangents of “first love” and “break something valuable”.

Like another toddler’s heart?

Don’t rubbish old stuff

BARGAIN hunters out to spruce up their living rooms are out in force as the January sales kick in.

But British Heart Foundation research says 13 per cent of Capital homeowners then simply throw their old faithful sofas and armchairs out with the rubbish.

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Chris Spencer, Edinburgh area manager for BHF, said: “It’s shocking so we just want to remind everyone that we’re always looking for donations.” With a free collection service chucked in, don’t waste time sitting around.