Published 26 November 202129 November 2021 · Main Posts / Subscriberthon 2021 Hello from the other side | Subscriberthon 2021 Editorial team For our final plea we have an update from one of our resident dogs, Elsie: It’s been a long year for everyone and I, Elsie the official online magazine dog, am no exception. How long was it? I went from looking like this: To looking like this: It’s been a long year, yet we carry on. I want to thank all supporters of the magazine for keeping me in chicken treats and allowing me to indulge in my favourite pastime—chasing split infinitives in the article submissions. I can smell one now. I must go. This is it: your last day to subscribe to a magazine that is politically necessary and win prizes What does a subscription to Overland get you (in addition to possibly many jaw-dropping prizes)? 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