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I Live a Life Like Yours by Jan Grue review – a world of difference
The Norwegian’s memoir about the trials of life with an incurable condition is a restrained and stunning meditation on what it means to be human

Nicci Gerrard

16, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Osebol: Voices from a Swedish Village by Marit Kapla review – distant voices, still lives
The stories of a forest settlement’s 40 inhabitants add up to a moving, compelling paean to ordinary people

Nicci Gerrard

08, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie review – a moving account of a daughter’s sorrow
The novelist joins the list of great writers reflecting on loss with this eloquent meditation on her father’s death

Nicci Gerrard

09, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Why did the government take so long to back down on this care home cruelty? | Nicci Gerrard
A legal challenge forced a U-turn on the guidance imprisoning the old and vulnerable

Nicci Gerrard

02, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Blindly obeying every rule strips us of our humane and caring instincts | Nicci Gerrard
Coronavirus restrictions are there to protect us, but we must look to our hearts before enacting every single one of them

Nicci Gerrard

13, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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How we think about killers like Peter Sutcliffe tells us who we value in our society | Nicci Gerrard
His victims were classed as sex workers or ‘normal’ women. We have moved on from those days

Nicci Gerrard

15, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Our right to spend time with loved ones is being cruelly violated by the government | Nicci Gerrard
That people in residential homes are separated from their carers is a tragedy. Nicci Gerrard, co-founder of John’s Campaign, explains why she’s helping to lead a legal fight to overturn this ban

Nicci Gerrard

13, Sep, 2020 @8:15 AM

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Please, Matt Hancock, let us see our loved ones with dementia | Nicci Gerrard
The health secretary says family members can visit soon. Tell us when

Nicci Gerrard

19, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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How did we end up turning our care homes into jails of enforced loneliness?
The rights of the most vulnerable, including those with dementia, should not be violated

Nicci Gerrard

10, May, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Easter is a time to connect. So even in isolation, let's cherish the ties that bind
During the lockdown, we’ve discovered that what truly matters is empathy and kindness and collaboration

Nicci Gerrard

12, Apr, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Dear Life by Rachel Clarke review – somewhere towards the end
A palliative care specialist offers a tender meditation on how people confront their final days

Nicci Gerrard

21, Jan, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The playful pair who pricked the grim respectability of postwar British culture | Nicci Gerrard
Jonathan Miller and Clive James were irreverent public intellectuals who effortlessly demolished the walls between high and low art

Nicci Gerrard

01, Dec, 2019 @9:15 AM

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