What do you do?
Where do you live?
On the island of West Ealing.
Do you vote?
Yes I do, even though…
How long have you been a subscriber?
Two or three years, but wish it was longer.
What made you start?
I once picked up a copy of the Daily Mail.
Is the NS bug in the family?
No coercion ever needed.
What pages do you flick to first?
How do you read yours?
With great anticipation.
What would you like to see more of in the NS?
The universe and poetry.
Who are your favourite NS writers?
Hard to choose among such varied talent.
Who would you put on the cover of the NS?
Robert Fisk or Fergal Keane.
With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?
Mohammed bin Salman, for obvious reasons.
All-time favourite NS article?
Each week there are different delights.
The New Statesman is…
Widening my horizons.
This article appears in the 16 Jun 2021 issue of the New Statesman, The Cold Web