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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

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

Quick Fix: Best Investments

Dear Quick Fix, I am a devoted reader of your column and have long admired your sound, sober and sensible advice. You are wiser than Doctor ...

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12 March 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Vendor Luke Interviews Hughesy...

Adelaide Big Issue vendor Luke knows an opportunity when he sees one. While out selling The Big Issue magazine at the Fringe Festival in Adelaide, ...

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12 March 2014 Author: Luke

My Word: Wedded to the Idea

Lucille Wong, Ed#452, February 2014 How do you explain to your over-zealous family that love doesn’t necessarily lead to marriage? Here is where I stand: I’m 32, ...

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11 March 2014 Author: Lucille Wong

Ed#453 Midnight Ramblers

The Rolling Stones have been around, performing and recording, for more than 50 years – longer than many (but not all) readers of The Big ...

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7 March 2014 Author: Alan Attwood