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My personal blog.

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Research and writing for social change.

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Unnecessary ventures.


Quick scribble: Vaccines

A sticker slapped onto a sign in the park: ‘Anti-vaxxer: See also, critical thinker’ But someone’s scrubbed that out, now it says, ‘…see also, idiot’. Several friends have told me, mostly in whispers, that they’re not taking the vaccine –…

Meeting the Green Man

Reading time: 13 min. The Green Man, by Gail E Haley, is the first book that changed my life. I found it in my brother’s room. I was nine. The cover drew me in: a man clad in leaves striding…