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

This post was published more than 13 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 13 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 13 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  • Factual information might be outdated.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...

Good luck to everyone who’s going to pick up their GCSE results today! I really hope you get the grades you wanted – and don’t listen to all the stuff about them getting easier, they say it every year, so don’t let it lessen your sense of achievement. If you haven’t got quite what you wanted, don’t let it worry you too much – I’m sure you’ll find the right way forward for yourself, and be very successful in your own way in the long-run. And for those who did get what they wanted: Congratulations!

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Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 19:13 on 25th August 2005.

Yep, I do know they’re called GCSE’s, not GSCE’s, but I made a bit of a typo. So now ‘GSCE’ will live forever in the page’s URI. Well done me.


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