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Megan Nicol Reed

Columnist for Canvas magazine

megannicolreed@gmail.com

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  • 11 Feb, 2017 7:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
She put it in caps: The Sex Issue. It was an email from the editor, signposting this weekend's theme. She does that from time to time
  • 24 Dec, 2016 7:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
Every week I entreat you to write and you have and you do. Sometimes you've been cross, occasionally cruel, mostly, though, you've been thoughtful and you've been kind.
  • 11 Nov, 2016 1:00pm
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Obviously death awaits us all and presumably her sooner rather than later, yet my grandmother is still so very alive, so very sure of her own mind, that it's almost impossible to fathom her absence.
  • 4 Nov, 2016 7:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
Canvas columnist Megan Nichol Reed reflects on the differences in our moral compasses and how we can all be guilty of occasionally mislaying them.
  • 19 Aug, 2016 3:00pm
  • 4 minutes to read
A moment. Mother and son, home, alone and together, on a Saturday night. So rare. So dear, Megan Nicol Reed writes.
  • 4 Aug, 2016 3:26pm
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Clothes have always meant more than just what we cover ourselves with. And if other females sneer, if males leer, then, my darlings, the problem is theirs, Megan Nicole Reed writes.
  • 31 Jul, 2016 2:30pm
  • 4 minutes to read
Commitment is terrifying. It means giving up the notion there is a better, different, more valid path, and keeping instead to the one you are on.
  • 8 Jul, 2016 10:35am
  • 4 minutes to read
COMMENT: "Coming from a semi-rural area I couldn't get over how little regard so many appear to have for their fellow man."

Are we confusing our wants as needs?

  • 4 Jun, 2016 7:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
Most of us are guilty of confusing want with need, writes Megan Nicol Reed.

Megan Nicol Reed: An open letter from a new friend

  • 8 Apr, 2016 11:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
Each week Megan Nicol Reed talks through what's on all of our minds.