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

This post was published more than 12 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 12 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 12 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  • Factual information might be outdated.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...

As of yesterday, I’ve withdrawn this site’s “Subscribe by Email” option. The system needed a radical overhaul, and with the user numbers of this system dwindling thanks to the increasing popularity of RSS, I decided it was easier to just withdraw the service. All users of the old service have been contacted, and given information on alternatives – if you haven’t heard, you’re not affected.

Email notification of new comments is still available.

This 1,166th post was filed under: Notes, Site Updates.

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Some random old posts

Vodafone’s great customer service / March 2009, 4 minutes long

At £3.5m, they’re not just teacakes… / December 2007, 1 minute long

Conservatives top latest poll with 42% / February 2007, 3 minutes long

It seems to be working… / October 2005, 1 minute long

‘Lives were lost that did not need to be lost’ / September 2005, 1 minute long

Summer Books: Airframe by Michael Crichton / August 2008, 4 minutes long


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