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#432 Climb Every Mountain

Firstly, let me say what an honour it is to be writing this Editorial. Rest assured there hasn’t been a coup at The Big Issue: ...

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10 May 2013 Author: Patrick Witton

Quick Fix: Deal-breakers

Dear Quick Fix, My boyfriend Tony is a wonderful man – smart, funny, fit, rich and faithful…but, after three years together, I can’t seem to shake ...

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10 May 2013 Author: Sophie Quick

Ed#431 Music and Memories

When I was a boy in the 1960s, TV news bulletins would often feature items on the Vietnam War. It was not uncommon for these ...

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26 April 2013 Author: Alan Attwood

Grandad's Letters

War changes people. It can take time to understand this.

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24 April 2013 Author: Andy Drewitt

Quick Fix: Rat Cash

Dear Quick Fix, What is the correct etiquette around crowdfunding for rodent caesarians? My rat, Bronwyn, is heavily pregnant and I am fretting about her birth ...

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23 April 2013 Author: Sophie Quick

Ed#430 Journeys & Destinations

When she was just a little girl called Robyn, before the world got to know her by her second name alone, perhaps young Robyn Rihanna ...

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12 April 2013 Author: Alan Attwood

The Vault: Totally Unproductiv...

Fiona Scott-Norman, Ed#410, July 2012 A government plan to reward teachers for ‘productivity’ suggests legislators themselves need a lesson in the real value of a good ...

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10 April 2013 Author: Fiona Scott-Norman

Word-nerd giveaway!

Ever bolted from a party to complete our cryptic crossword? Dumped your grandpa after he beat you in a race to complete Adder's Coil? Whether ...

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9 April 2013 Author: Editorial team

Ed#429 From Errol to Bob

In different ways, at different times, we all tend to relate to a movie star. When I was a boy it was Errol Flynn, mainly ...

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2 April 2013 Author: Alan Attwood

Fiction Edition: Make Me Smile

Entries are now officially open for the 2013 Big Issue fiction edition – an annual highlight of the publishing year. Some big names in Australian ...

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26 March 2013 Author: Editorial team

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