Christmas is defined by two things. Those who are present, and those who no longer are. It took me leaving the country, and myself, to realise this. Love is what we have, love is all we have. Cherish it.
In 2017, I endured death on a very personal scale. What I learned was that all of us should not avoid what we fear, but look it directly in the face.
The sudden end of my relationship has left me confused. As I’m now romantically unemployed, I’m wondering what I need to change in order to keep my job in the future.
A rare treat this week, as we delve into the vulnerability of David Bowie. It seems that coke sniffing pansexual aliens have feelings too. That’s pretty freaky.
‘Heroin Girl’ is a song about exactly that. To the artist who wrote the track, she was his everything; to everyone else, she was just another overdose.
In the next instalment of 200 Sad Songs, we are dragged into the darkest corner of Nick Cave’s ‘Murder Ballads’, documenting the split of a pair, and the emotional hell that rides in soon after it.
TBS Editor Mathew Mackie struggled to find a way to properly honour the meaning of Remembrance Day, until he put himself in their shoes.