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A Question About Patreon, for Non-Patrons

(Proper post later… I’m embarrassed to be posting this one at all, but…) Before I start this, I just want to say there is no pressure, implied or otherwise, to support my Patreon, intended in this post. I only support … Continue reading

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Ten Years

Ten years ago today, give or take a time zone or six, I got married. (Coincidentally, so did my wife.) I’m not very good at talking about my feelings, so I won’t talk about how much I love her, or … Continue reading

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An Apology

Just a brief note to say that my productivity on this blog having increased over the last few days might mean that people think I’m “back to normal” but I’m not. I’ve been able to write blog posts, and to … Continue reading

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An Addendum to the Last Post, on Fatphobia and Health

And one I meant to put into it, but as I said, I’m having cognitive problems. And now I think about it, it’s a separate point. I went to the doctor with my back pain a long time ago — … Continue reading

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Health Update

A few of you who’ve been around here for a few years will have noticed that I’ve not been able to blog as much over the last year or two as previously (shamefully I’ve even missed my Patreon target occasionally, … Continue reading

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How Do I Become An Effective Campaigner?

I used to be an extremely good, effective, political campaigner. Now I’m a liability. I want to change that. In 2010, during the General Election, I delivered so many leaflets that I amazed even several of the hardier campaigner — … Continue reading

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Nerdy Boys, @PennyRed, Scott Aaronson and Male Privilege

EDIT 01/01/15: Since I wrote this, Scott Aaronson has written a follow-up post, in which he says, in particular: The second concession is that, all my life, I’ve benefited from male privilege, white privilege, and straight privilege. I would only … Continue reading

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