(Last updated 8th February, 2021.)

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All views expressed in blog posts are based on the author’s opinions and understanding. This is not intended as an “academic” blog so not everything said here will be backed up by citations and/or exhaustive research, but is simply a means of expressing his opinions, ideas, attempts at writing fiction etc. Certain opinions expressed on this blog may be controversial and may offend some people.  As best possible the author will try to include disclaimers and warnings where possible on each post, however if this is likely to be “triggering” please exercise appropriate caution before you read.

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(And yes, due to the author’s inability to post very frequently this whole business might just be one massive waste of time, given how few readers he currently has.)