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Matthew Parris

Skunk has changed me. But art has changed me, too

How strong experiences imprint themselves on our minds and alter the way we see things

7 March 2015

9:00 AM

7 March 2015

9:00 AM

Two recent preoccupations have led me to the same reflection. The first is a Channel 4 programme on the effects of the super-strength cannabis known as ‘skunk’, in which I’ve been participating: about to be broadcast as I write. The second is the artist inmate of Dachau, Zoran Mušic, whose life my guest for one of my Great Lives programmes on BBC Radio chose to celebrate.

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