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  • Rufus May: I smoked cannabis. I went mad. But life's not that simple
    Sunday, 29 July 2007

    Cause and effect are difficult to unravel. Are people with a tendency to hear voices or suffer from paranoia attracted to using cannabis to calm themselves or is the drug increasing the risk of these experiences? Perhaps both processes are happening....

  • Hermione Eyre: Another helping of fried hamster? Yes please!
    Saturday, 28 July 2007

    But in other ways the Brit Abroad has evolved radically. We are now, according to a new survey (forgive me, folks, for those dread words, but it is almost August), rated as the holidaymakers who are the most adventurous eaters. In Tokyo, we eat fugu ...

  • Letters: Tourism in Burma
    Saturday, 28 July 2007

    Sir: In your leading article on Burma (26 July) you say tourism is a weapon in the hands of the generals and that the evidence suggests foreign exchange brought into the country tends to end up in the hands of the military elite. In the year to 31 Ma...

  • Dita Von Teese: What's underneath all that corsetry and red lipstick?
    Saturday, 28 July 2007

    Her lips are painted scarlet, as always. She doesn't think she lived before she discovered red lipstick. "That's when I felt totally changed, and glamorous. I can't imagine why anyone would ever want to wear any other colour." She was, until recently...

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