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That damn dome

Dear Simon,

Now that the party tent is up and the stocking fillers have been unwrapped, domophiles have an unfair advantage over domophobes. The damn thing exists; and nothing short of guerrilla action with a wrecking ball is going to dislodge it. Gone, then, is the dignity of dissent which can still change the world. Now domophobes look like a bunch of curmudgeons, tiresomely whingeing on about architectural eye-sores or the frittering of public money. There are even those who find us somehow un-British. So let’s begin by levelling out the field of play and pretending that…

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