I don't have internet access where I'm working at the moment, hence the lack of updates this week. For the same reason, blogging is likely to be intermittent for the next week or two.

During that time, I'll be doing some background reading about potential research projects for the final year of my Masters. I also have nearly a dozen books that have been sent to me by authors and publicists.

I'll be posting reviews of those books over the next month. I'm also preparing my interview with Heather Perry (the woman who performed a self-trepanation), and have a major piece of work in the pipeline, so please stay tuned.


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