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Dec 30, 2023Liked by The Editors

I can only echo what Hayley said: you’re my favourite, keep going! Thank you all so much. This is a real highlight of my Saturday morning and I’m more than happy to pay-- not least because I’m not signed up for any other forms of social media and am useless for sharing etc. But! I did share Rowan’s Marie Antoinette piece with my senior seminar class this semester for the completely brilliant way it showed the difference between bringing the past into now, as a means to generate empathy, versus plonking the 21st century directly into the past. I just loved it. And macaron time clash did make it into at least one essay as a result. Happy new year!

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Jan 2Liked by Tobias Sturt, The Editors

Quite enjoyed my weekly reads, thanks. Some of it remains deliciously obscure to the continental reader. E.g. I'm sorry but I had literally no clue what that one was about. But after listening to a few episodes of "mornington crescent" on the web, I think I got an idea (within the limits of the possibility of understanding british culture at all). Anyway, once I have worked out what "funny caligraphic L with a bar across it that I can't find on my keyboard"4 is in some internationally tradable currency I might well subscribe. Keep going....

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Dec 30, 2023Liked by The Editors

I think “Something Like A Phenomenon” must have been shared on Substack Reads? I’m pretty sure that’s when I found you, and I’m so glad I did. Your Saturday morning pieces are always a highlight for me. I’m very much looking forward to more of the same in 2024. Well done and Happy New Year!

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Keep going!! This is by far one of my favourite Substacks.

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Jan 9Liked by Rowan Davies

Reading this substack always gives me this feeling of recognition, like when the My Little Ponies go through the portal and become "Equestria girls" (basically human versions of themselves), where they're different but exactly the same. Sorry, I have young girls at home and these are the references I find myself making.

Anyway, I'm in my parallel American universe over here, not always understanding the references but always feeling a deep affinity for the message you're trying to convey. Thank you for writing this thing!

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Thanks for the kind comment! Happy New Year, and I look forward to reading what The Metropolitan has to say in 2024!

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A thank you?!? Aw, shucks :)

Happy New Year!

❤️❤️❤️

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