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Ed#456: Black Magic

Editor Alan Attwood on LPs, CDs and this edition's 'Roving Eye' photo essay on vinyl collectors.

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24 April 2014 Author: Alan Attwood

Quick Fix: Decoration Dilemma

How to handle a white decor supremacist.

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24 April 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Ed#455: Just Look at Yourself

Editor Alan Attwood on selfies, van Gogh and our upcoming fiction edition.

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4 April 2014 Author: Alan Attwood

Remote Access

A death in the family prompts some high-tech solutions to the tyranny of distance.

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31 March 2014 Author: Tanveer Ahmed

Return of the King

Ricky French, Ed#452, February 2014 Journey Through Real Middle Earth, implored the pamphlet from Tourism New Zealand. Don’t mind if we do. It was recommended we ...

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31 March 2014 Author: Ricky French

Quick Fix: Shy Shuffler

What's the correct way to shuffle past already-seated patrons when you arrive late to the cinema?

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30 March 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

2014 Fiction Ed: Take Me Away....

Entries are now open for the 2014 Big Issue fiction edition – an annual highlight of the publishing year. Some big names in Australian literature ...

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27 March 2014 Author: Editorial Team

Quick Fix: Muted Meditation

Dear Quick Fix, For the past year I have been sitting next to the same lady in my yoga class. She has a noisy and theatrical ...

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24 March 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Ed#454: Winning Women

There’s a slogan used on posters and placards by generations of anti-war demonstrators: It will be a great day when our schools get all the ...

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21 March 2014 Author: Alan Attwood

Alan Attwood talks photography

Among the most popular sections of The Big Issue are the 'Vendor Profile' and 'Roving Eye'. Photography – whether portrait photography or 'Roving Eye' photo essays – ...

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17 March 2014 Author: Alan Attwood