Misc

A Moment’s Peace: Glasgow Museum of Modern Art

Our series which helps you make the most of those slivers of time when you’re on your own and at a loose end gets one bigger as Dotty Winters perfects the art of going solo.

The Round-Up

Amanda Wilkie trawls the internet so you don’t have to.

Rita Cork: agony aunt

Rita Cork likes nothing better than putting people in boxes and judging people. She’s off her tits on Tia Maria most days and is a life long hoarder. However, she’s been given this column as a favour, so will give your problems her absolute best shot. This week, a heartbroken women asks for advice on how to get over her ex.

The Best Tweets of 2014 (By The Women of Twitter)

When Twitter maven Amanda Wilkie (@pandamoanimum) asked for suggestions for the year’s best tweets by women tweeters, even she was dazzled by the ensuing torrent of wit and waggery...

Painting By Numbers

Abigail Burdess on the meaning of makeup, the joy of face painting, and why bus journeys make her feel like a middle-aged nudist.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

With not long to go until the big ho-ho, we asked six of our writers to share the films and TV programmes (whether they’re about Christmas or not) that get them in the festive spirit.

SIM Illustrated: Jemima Williams

We’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of illustrators at Standard Issue and thought it was about time we got to know them a bit better as well as admiring their work. In the latest in a series of profiles, please give a wave to Jemima Williams.

Rita Cork: agony aunt

Rita Cork likes nothing better than putting people in boxes and judging people. She’s off her tits on Tia Maria most days and is a life long hoarder. However, she’s been given this column as a favour, so will give your problems her absolute best shot. This week, she advises on long-distance relationships.

Booty!

Equally well-stocked with wonders and weirdos, the local car boot sale holds no fear for intrepid bargain hunter Helen Linehan. This episode’s got gimcrack and bumcrack.

Letter to a past me: Jemima Williams

Having just clocked up three decades of existence, Jemima Williams has done an audit of what she has learned so far, and thought it prudent to put it in a letter to her 15-year-old self. Just in case Doctor Who turns out to be a documentary.