grief

How the life-affirming power of the chicken helped me understand grief and loss
Catherine Swire

How the life-affirming power of the chicken helped me understand grief and loss

Catherine Swire’s life changed forever the day her sister was killed in the Lockerbie bombing. Her new memoir explores the deep emotional trauma of terror and loss. Here she details for Big Issue how she struggled to find the words to explain her distress
'I've done awful things – but I try to be better': Nadine Shah on addiction, getting it wrong and forgiveness
Nadine Shah wearing a red dress
Music

'I've done awful things – but I try to be better': Nadine Shah on addiction, getting it wrong and forgiveness

We don't know how much time we have. So let's be sure to use it well
Paul McNamee

We don't know how much time we have. So let's be sure to use it well

I never knew my mother before her accident. Maybe I was the lucky one
Robin Ince

I never knew my mother before her accident. Maybe I was the lucky one

Bake Off star Sandro Farmhouse is spreading Christmas cheer with baking and 'happy days'
Christmas

Bake Off star Sandro Farmhouse is spreading Christmas cheer with baking and 'happy days'

It's hard to let go of possessions. I need Stacey Solomon's help
Stacey Solomon in a warehouse holding boxes
Lucy Sweet

It's hard to let go of possessions. I need Stacey Solomon's help

Inside The Factory: Finding solace in repetition
Inside the Factory host Gregg Wallace grinning next to a conveyor belt
Lucy Sweet

Inside The Factory: Finding solace in repetition

On men, women and the universal heartbreak of saying goodbye to our pets
A dog and a human looking at a sunset
Paul McNamee

On men, women and the universal heartbreak of saying goodbye to our pets

The Big Issue

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