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I know not many people hang around on WordPress awaiting new posts, especially from me. If you want to be informed of new posts on here, follow me on Twitter. That’ll mean you’ll also get chunks of my brain that haven’t been worth developing into bigger chunks. Lucky old you. Advertisements

Ok, all. Let’s pick this up, yeah?

Hi. Been a while, hasn’t it? I know. I’m sorry. I’ve been… well, if not busy, then certainly distracted. But look, I’m getting more engaged in the world again, I think. And people keep telling me I should write. So you know what? Let’s write. Many of these posts will be┬ácomments on the politics of […]

A small personal history of unethical prescription.

For a couple of reasons I’ve been thinking again over the last few days about the ethics of medical advice, evidence vs. experience, the moral obligation we have to those we love and those to whom we owe a duty of care. I realised this morning that one of the reasons this exercises me so […]

Thou Shalt Not

Refer to everyone saying nasty or inflammatory things online as a ‘troll’. That’s not what a troll is. Guardian newspaper, I’m looking at you.

Anger Is An Energy

I wrote this a couple of months back and then decided not to post it, but am doing so now – I’m posting without editing, so all errors will remain…     So I’m doing a little looking into a thing called The Healing Codes. Keeping an open mind as far as I can, but […]

If I could only do one leg exercise for the rest of my life, a lunge would be my choice.

Not that I’m going to open myself to the ridicule of discussing this on facebook, but I’m having a little look at what I could do kind of casually and at home (which is how I do most things) to get a bit fitter. Not sure when the last time I did some proper exercise […]

Reasons to be Cheerful – linked and annotated: AC Grayling – Autechre

So, as was previously mooted, I’m going to try to make these a bit more explicit and elucidate the reasons why they’re important to me. The list is rather long, so you’ll have to forgive me if I skim over a few. AC Grayling Professor of philosophy, particularly associated with Oxford and Birkbeck. Sceptic, atheist, […]