I’ve changed the cost per month of a Hector Drummond subscription: the new charge is a measly £2 a month (GBP) at Patreon, or the slightly cheaper price of $2.50 (USD) at SubscribeStar. Less than the cost of a half-pint in a pub, and you can’t even buy those any more. I’d rather have more […]
It didn’t take long from me departing the scene for everything to go to shit, so I’ve decided that duty requires me to return to the front line. It won’t be the same as before, because that was becoming less and less effective, required enormous effort, and wasn’t working financially, so I’m going to change […]
One of the regular contributors on this site in 2020, John Church, has had an academic paper on Covid-19 that he wrote with Prof Raj Bhopal of Edinburgh University accepted by the Lancet. Well done John. The paper can be found at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3745174.
I’ve now finally accepted, with a very heavy heart, that Hector Drummond is just not viable, and as someone who is not independently wealthy (independently broke is more like it) I can’t justify spending any more of my life on it (both the fiction and the blog). The blog numbers are steadily dwindling after a […]
I’m not sure how long I can keep this blogging and Tweeting going for, I’m spending all my time on Covid and politics and there’s only so long that you can spend all day every day until 4 in the morning and neglecting everything else in your life when you’re not being paid for it. […]