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Classism (and Sexism, and Ableism) Kills

I’ve not been able to post here much in the last few weeks, because it’s been one of those times when multiple different causes of stress all rear up simultaneously. Of those, by far the worst was my maternal grandmother … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays By Andrew Hickey Aged 38 5/12

So I thought I’d report back to the world at large about what it’s like being at Lib Dem Conference right now. While I’ve been a member of the party for eleven years, for various reasons I’ve very rarely been … Continue reading

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Great News, Kids!

Well, sort of… I am probably now a full-time freelance writer. I gave in my notice a week or so ago, and while work haven’t yet accepted it (they’re still trying to persuade me to stay on in a reduced … Continue reading

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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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