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Jeremy Clarke and his sister Viv discover a working heritage dome and a long lost world

By Jeremy Clarke   April 1998

It is a source of regional pride here in the southwest that we already have a heritage dome up and running at Plymouth, on the Hoe. My sister Viv and I went there recently to celebrate our birthdays, which fall on the same day. She is 38 and I am 41. We are Aquarians.

Viv hasn’t been well. On the train she told me that she was wearing four layers of make-up: concealer, foundation, powder and blusher. She presented her face to me so that I might inspect it more closely and marvel at the level of deception attainable these…

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