• I used to stockpile for the nuclear apocalypse. Where did my youthful terror go? | Grace Dent

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    When it comes to tackling the climate crisis, my genre of middle-aged gloomy stoicism is no use at all As Extinction Rebellion flooded Whitehall with rivers of fake blood this month , and its youthful members conspired to gridlock nationwide traffic, I was reminded again of a half-term holiday in Cumbria in 1984 when I made and consumed a lot of packet soup. It was the powdered variety of Knorr's Farmhouse Vegetable, which looked like wallpaper paste with carrot flecks and bullets of salty starch laughably called “croutons”. Yet the preparing of this soup, the stirring, the simmering and...
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