Sympathy

What NOT to Say to Those In Grief: A Lesson From Seven-Year-Olds

Sarah Wauterlek Pierson | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wauterlek Pierson

It was seven years ago that I lost my first husband in a tragic plane crash. At the time I was a second grade teacher and just the other day I came across the letters that my students wrote after his death.

The Battle for Minds in Syria

Jawad Yaqub | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jawad Yaqub

That people in Syria are dying is obvious: a casual eye cast over the newstands confirm what we all suspect. The society there is being torn apart thr...

When You've Got Lemsip, Who Needs Love?

Ellie Slee | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Comedy
Ellie Slee

Following on from my point on festive disappointment, I come to yet another yuletide mind boggler, namely the distinct lack of Christmas sympathy (Sch...