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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. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how 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 very well have changed in the 13 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

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

History is blue. Discuss (Guardian)

Looking at this piece, I’m beginning to think that John O’Farrell has ingested a copy of 1066 and all that. Except this version isn’t nearly so funny.

I also feel the need to point out that the extensive use of blue on this site is not a sign of political affiliation – it’s a sign of me liking that particular colour.

This 272nd post was filed under: News and Comment.

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