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Yet Another Rant About Class From Me

Because you’ve not had enough of those, recently, right? We’ve been hearing a lot from the right wing of the Labour party recently about how “we must listen to the legitimate concerns of the white working class”, and so on. … Continue reading

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Happy Petrov Day

Today is a good day to celebrate being alive, and to thank one man in particular for that — Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov. On September 26, 1983 — thirty-three years ago today — Lt. Col. Petrov, depending on which version of … Continue reading

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On Populism And Core Votes

Before I start, a brief apology for not being around much the last few days. I’ve been wrangling home studio software to get some music done for Plok (very soon! I PROMISE!) and also getting some work done on the … Continue reading

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New on Mindless Ones, my review of Jerusalem

I liked it.

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Is There A Lib Dem Recovery Happening?

It’s Lib Dem conference this week. I can’t be there this time, but as you’d imagine it’s not getting a huge amount of coverage in the media. We’ve been reduced from nearly sixty MPs to eight, and we’re fourth in … Continue reading

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Note for Smashwords Customers

I’ve noticed a few formatting infelicities in many of the ebooks I’ve got available on Smashwords. I’m updating them at the moment (just spent four hours hand-hacking the epub version of California Dreaming to get rid of a problem with … Continue reading

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The Sigourney Quota

Is there a new law which I’m not aware of that says that all cinematic showings much have a minimum quota of Sigourney Weaver in them? Not that I’d complain if such a rule did exist, mind you — Sigourney … Continue reading

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