Sylvia Patterson

Editor

Sylvia Patterson is an award-winning journalist and author best known for her three decades’ work across the UK’s most celebrated music magazines. She was a death-contemplating teenage goth in the 1980s even before she lost her father, mother, two brothers, a nephew and a life-long friend. She finds life miraculous.

Latest articles

  • Interviews

    The Gift They Left Me #3: The Holocaust Memorabilia

    12th Nov 2017

    Our series on the special things passed down through the generations

  • Interviews

    The Gift They Left Me #1: The Ceremonial Sword

    5th Oct 2017

    Our new series on the special things passed down through the generations

  • Interviews

    "I'm attending my own funeral!"

    23rd Aug 2017

    Jacquie O'Donnell is a euthanasia believer. And at 52, she has a plan…

  • Culture

    Book Of The Month: Clive James' Injury Time

    10th Aug 2017

  • Inspiration & Support

    Crumbs! What happens inside a Death Café?

    25th May 2017

    Our apprehensive reporter pops in for tea, cake, a ponder about The Inevitable and… a laugh?

  • Culture

    Would you want a comedy funeral?

    25th May 2017