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Warning: This post was published more than 9 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 9 years since I wrote this post.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Many thanks for your understanding.

I’ve just posted a timely reworking of this post over on Gazette Communities: National Shock as 75% Fail A-Levels.

Thanks for all the emails and comments on this site – I am working through them, and trying to catch up, and I will get round to posting some new stuff here ASAP. Promise! It’s just taking me a while to catch up with things…

This 1,198th post was filed under: Notes, Writing Elsewhere.






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