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Public Address 14/04/05 - Drugs Special

PUBLIC ADDRESS 14/04/05 - Drugs Special

On Drugs | Apr 14, 2005 10:26
Russell Brown's Hard News

Having kicked off the psychedelic revolution in 1954 with The Doors of Perception, a still-entrancing account of a maiden mescalin trip, Aldous Huxley subsequently fell out with Timothy Leary on the matter of who should really get access to this stuff...,

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Lost in translation | Apr 14, 2005 08:22
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

Wait a minute: Japan's Trade Minister said China is 'scary'? Are you sure? According to one reader, who seems to know his Senkaku from his Diaoyu, this was a definite case of crap translation. Unfortunately, one that has been splashed across world headlines...,

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One for the road | Apr 13, 2005 20:36
David Slack on his own account

A friend of mine often gives up drinking for all of January. He says he sometimes quite fancies the idea of giving up for the other eleven months as well. We were coming through the arrival lounge at Auckland airport the last time we were discussing this...,

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