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Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 14 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 14 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

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

  • My views may well have changed in the last 14 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

Busted have broken up for good (Digital Spy)

I won’t be losing any sleep over this, but it just reminded me of an acquaintance who, when asked what kind of music he liked, said ‘Rock’, citing Busted as his favourite band. This provided much amusement for me, and still does.

This 198th post was filed under: News and Comment.

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Comments and responses

Comment from Jessica


by Jessica

Comment posted at 23:07 on 13th June 2005.

I love ryan! but we broke up so i kind of hate him but i cant stop thinking about him!!


Comment from laura


by laura

Comment posted at 11:18 on 9th February 2007.

hi love you


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