Keep Mum & Carry On

Issue 991

Keep Mum & Carry On

As Mother’s Day approaches, we celebrate mums everywhere with an entertaining 10-point guide to ‘being a perfect mother’, and a look at how being a mother changes your perspective…

Also in this week’s Big Issue…

Joey Barton tackles NHS reform

Ann Widdecombe wades into the debate on gay marriage

The rise of foreign language films and TV shows in the UK

Ardal O’Hanlon talks telescopes, the moon and the joys of coaching junior football

How to reach out to the elderly, lonely and dispossessed

John Bird considers potholes and local action

Plus, the week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions

And a postcard from Prince Harry to his old Gran from Jamaica!