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"I am so glad that I am not a man. And no, this isn't going to turn into some kind of feminist rant. It's just that the hysteria about paedophiles and sex offenders in Britain these days is making it difficult for ordinary people, ie men, to go about their normal daily lives." Phil reckons that the paranoia and vigilantism has gone far too far.

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WOMAD 2000

"'World Music' is reckoned to be the fastest growing genre in the music business, with sales booming in the High Street. If this is true then the three-day WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) Festival - now in its 11th year at Reading - has to take some of the credit." David Stockton reviews the 2000 WOMAD.

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The O2 (formerly the Millennium Dome) in Greenwich, London

A Day at the Dome

"The Millennium Dome has caused a lot of controversy. First, it was the amount of taxpayers' money that was spent on it; then the fact that it's not easy for those living outside south-east England to visit; and then because it's said to be a lot of hype and not worth the entrance fee. Or is it?" A day at the Millennium Dome (now the O2).

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Yorkshire puddings

These are easy to make and tasty with any roast dinner.

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