Underground Lovers

Time Team was a show that spent most of the time staring at the ground…and Melissa Cranenburgh really dug it.

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3 June 2015 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Editorial #484: Safer Shores

Our Associate Editor talks to the face of our refugee edition: a 17-year-old, football-loving kid from South Sudan called Isaac.

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19 May 2015 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

A New Gospel

Ed Sheeran isn’t the only singer making waves. With one song, Hozier criticises religious-inspired oppression, without offending a soul.

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24 March 2015 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Ed#476: A Vendor Near You

At the launch of a new edition, our Associate Editor looks ahead to International Vendor Week, and why The Big Issue is a magazine like no other.

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23 January 2015 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Ed#465: Tell it to the Trees

Associate Editor Melissa Cranenburgh discovers something special in the parking lot of The Big Issue offices.

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15 August 2014 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

From the Vault: Black, Loud an...

As part of NAIDOC Week, The Big Issue revisits a piece from ED#367, 2010, which looked at some rising young indigenous music stars.

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11 July 2014 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Ed#458: It's all Geek to Me

Melissa Cranenburgh on Brian Cox, Bunsen burners and 'The Big Bang Theory'.

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9 May 2014 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

My Word: Back to the Start

Melissa Cranenburgh, Ed#448, December 2013 Saying goodbye to a year that began with an ending. I’ve always loved New Year’s Eve. Even now, well into my thirties, ...

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21 January 2014 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Ed#449 You Talkin' to Me?

I know. You're expecting some insightful and/ or surprising reminiscence about the time I met Robert De Niro in a LA hotel suite and – ...

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9 January 2014 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Ed#438 Love My Neighbour

Next to this page sits our ‘Vendor Profile’. On it, edition after edition, are tales of the most extraordinary lives: those of the people you ...

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2 August 2013 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh