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9 December 2020updated 10 Dec 2020 12:43pm

Subscriber of the week: Rudolph

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Pull.

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At the North Pole.

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Do caribou crap in Canada?

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Since before I had antlers.

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I needed an alternative to the rampant consumerism peddled by most rags.

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Dasher, no. Dancer, no. Prancer, yes. Vixen, no. Comet, yes. Cupid, no. Donder, no. Blitzen reads the Spectator.

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The poems.

How do you read yours?

Cruising at about 30,000ft.

What would you like to see more of in the NS?

Noses.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

John Burnside on nature.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

The Yeti isn’t seen enough.

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

The Grinch.

All-time favourite NS article?

Kristina Spohr on the Arctic.

The New Statesman is…

A great stocking filler. 

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