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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  • Factual information might be outdated.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...

I’ve just posted HIV: A justifiable cause du jour? on Gazette Communities. You’ll note that it bears some resemblance to this post from last year, which I felt was still very relevant, and could do with another airing. Next week’s contribution will be entirely fresh.

This 1,150th post was filed under: Notes, Writing Elsewhere.

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Trackback received at 09:02 on 25th June 2007.

This post has been referenced by another on this site:
sjhoward.co.uk » Room for improvement on disability services


Comment from Kane


by Kane

Comment posted at 02:16 on 19th August 2007.

hi i enjoyed the read


Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 22:11 on 25th August 2007.

Great! I hope you’ll stick around for more!


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