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3 March 2021

Subscriber of the Week: Cate Rowntree

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Retired radiologist.

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Blackheath, south-east London.

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Yes, for over 50 years.

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For about ten years.

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Curiosity.

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My husband reads it.

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Peter Wilby, he’s both amusing and informative.

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With enthusiasm.

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Articles on combating the climate emergency.

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Stephen Bush, Jason Cowley, and I miss Helen Lewis.

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My grandchildren: to remind us why we must face up to the climate emergency.

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

Priti Patel.

All-time favourite NS article?

Ed Docx’s article “The Peak” about Dr Jim Down.

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A highlight of my week, especially in lockdown. 

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