Misc

Being a ‘Gucci Kit’

Memories of being an army wife in another life prompted Daisy Leverington to tell a story.

10 films for your fright night, this Halloween!

Diane Spencer picks some right horrors for your Halloween viewing.

Film Review: The Babadook

Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, Australian horror film The Babadook is a welcome and terrifying antidote to modern society’s ‘yummy mummy’ depiction of motherhood, finds Bertie Bowen.

Horoscopes by Linda Cockshott

Linda Cockshott, acclaimed astrologer, medium and intuitive healer, charts your incredibly specific horoscopes for the week ahead. If you would like a more indepth forecast please call 0800-965-876 (calls cost £15 per min).

Not a stellar statement from Stella

Are we permitted to comment on the fashion industry if we don't really 'do' style? Sadie Hasler thinks so. Niggled by something Stella McCartney said, she considers the importance of words, even in an industry whose business is visual

Julia Raeside’s Digital Watch

December’s TV offerings are the perfect delicious nibbles before the Christmas feast. Telly buff Julia Raeside can’t wait to tuck in.

Editor’s letter – Welcome!

Welcome to Standard Issue. Come on in.

Teetotal… like, totally?

As Alcohol Awareness Week gets underway, four teetotallers who are not pregnant; who haven't gone to rehab; and who are definitely not on antibiotics offer their respective perspectives on sobriety.

The Flowchart

Are you, like so many Hollywood starlets, having the audacity to get older? And displaying this time on your face? Fear not, Jane Bostock has the answer.

Horoscopes by Linda Cockshott

Linda Cockshott, acclaimed astrologer, medium and intuitive healer, charts your incredibly specific horoscopes for the week ahead. If you would like a more indepth forecast please call 0800-965-876 (calls cost £15 per minute).