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December 2023 – January 2024 : Next steps READ ONLINE




Baby steps

Many readers will spend this time of year wondering about what’s next and whether they’re heading in the right direction. Take a moment, recognise how far you’ve come and take that next step. By Leon Eckford

Hot Arse FC

A time-warping adventure to the past and the future, where Premier League footballers fight for a different kind of survival. From the Pavement’s satirist-in-chief, Chris Sampson

Simon's 60th

To commemorate the 60th birthday of the Simon Community and the 100th birthday of its founder, staff from the charity reflect on its creation and the legacy of the man who started it

Taking the next step

As ever, the end of one year and start of a new one is a convenient time to reflect on the journey you’ve been on so far, and to think about what you want to do next. Many of us will be unsure about what we want or how to take that next step.

Those next human steps

Our deputy editor ponders the steps we need to take when re-engaging with society and recovering. By Mat Amp

Being kind

Although we may have reasons not to feel like being kind, sharing kindness is good for you and the people around you. A study in being kind, by Leon Eckford