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When fire engulfed Grenfell Tower nearly six months ago, with the loss of 71 lives, numerous were startled that a London tower block could burn so quickly and with such destructive develops. But one of the building’s inhabitants foretold it all too clearly – he merely couldn’t find anyone to listen to his warnings.

Last November, on a grey-haired Sunday with the sprinkle sprinkling invariably outside his space, a mortal sat at his computer on the 16 th storey of his West London tower block and began to write a blog.