Quick Fix: Best Foot Forward

Counselling a smitten footwear saleswoman.

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21 November 2013 Author: Sophie Quick

How To Ruin a Classic

Alison Strumberger, Ed#443, October 2013 A quick, easy and, well, realistic guide to cooking. 1. Pull your copy of Donna Hay Modern Classics Book 1 down from ...

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13 November 2013 Author: Alison Strumberger

Monumental Reminder

Helen Razer, Ed#395, December 2012 Generally speaking, I fail to do as a compassionate citizen should on Remembrance Day, and last month was no exception. This ...

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11 November 2013 Author: Helen Razer

Ed#445: Remembering When

We measure out our lives with anniversaries. Last year brought us the 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe, also 50 years since the Rolling ...

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11 November 2013 Author: Alan Attwood

Quick Fix: Hamazing

Dear Quick Fix, I am a veteran Hollywood HAM artist with a big problem. After 40 years in the business, I still can’t get HAM (which ...

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10 November 2013 Author: Sophie Quick

Q&A with James Braund

The ‘Vendor Profile’ page is one of the most popular sections of our magazine. Since 2003, many of the vendor portraits have been taken by ...

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4 November 2013 Author: James Braund

2014 calendar on sale!

January, February, March and the rest of the gang are back for the 2014 Big Issue calendar! Inside you’ll find cartoons by Andrew Weldon, illustrations from ...

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1 November 2013 Author: Alan Attwood

Ed#444 Racing Back in Time

One of the strange things about working as a journalist is reporting on subjects that you really don’t know a lot about. I have never ...

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25 October 2013 Author: Alan Attwood

Quick Fix: Specific Solution

Dear Quick Fix, Over the years, my husband and I have tried many strategies to stop our young daughter mixing up ‘specific’ and ‘Pacific’. We’ve tried ...

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13 October 2013 Author: Sophie Quick

Ed#443 Leftovers & Ginger Tea

In July last year a 24-year-old single mother in England named Jack Monroe tapped out a blog post on what it was like to live ...

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11 October 2013 Author: Alan Attwood