Letter To My Younger Self

Bez: 'I'm balancing on a blade's edge but it doesn't worry me'
Happy Mondays dancer Bez
Music

Bez: 'I'm balancing on a blade's edge but it doesn't worry me'

Pattie Boyd reveals final moments with ex-husband George Harrison
Pattie Boyd with then-husband George Harrison
The Beatles

Pattie Boyd reveals final moments with ex-husband George Harrison

Lorraine Kelly: 'Who's gonna tell Bette Davis to put her fag out?'
Lorraine Kelly
TV

Lorraine Kelly: 'Who's gonna tell Bette Davis to put her fag out?'

The Big Issue publishes new Letter to My Younger Self book, this time featuring inspirational women
Letter to My Younger Self: Inspirational Women
Letter To My Younger Self

The Big Issue publishes new Letter to My Younger Self book, this time featuring inspirational women

Why 'inspirational women' was an obvious theme for our new Letter To My Younger Self book
Letter to my younger self book, hero pic
Letter To My Younger Self

Why 'inspirational women' was an obvious theme for our new Letter To My Younger Self book

Steven Pinker: 'I'm a lucky person, my life has gone pretty well'
Steven Pinker
Books

Steven Pinker: 'I'm a lucky person, my life has gone pretty well'

7 lessons from inspirational women: Wisdom from the new Letter To My Younger Self book
Letter to my younger self book, hero pic
Letter To My Younger Self

7 lessons from inspirational women: Wisdom from the new Letter To My Younger Self book

Paul Heaton: 'If you told me I was going to become famous I'd have said: pull the other leg'
Paul Heaton
Music

Paul Heaton: 'If you told me I was going to become famous I'd have said: pull the other leg'

Dan Walker: 'My 16-year-old self would never believe Alan Shearer would one day know his name'
Dan Walker portrait
Culture

Dan Walker: 'My 16-year-old self would never believe Alan Shearer would one day know his name'

Pixies frontman Black Francis: 'I tend to be somewhat isolationist'
Black Francis
Music

Pixies frontman Black Francis: 'I tend to be somewhat isolationist'

Lesley Manville: 'A working-class upbringing is political in itself, isn't it?'
Lesley Manville
Letter to my Younger Self

Lesley Manville: 'A working-class upbringing is political in itself, isn't it?'

Motsi Mabuse: 'I don't like dance competitions. I have a real anxiety about them now'
Motsi Mabuse
Letter to my Younger Self

Motsi Mabuse: 'I don't like dance competitions. I have a real anxiety about them now'

Paul O'Grady: 'I could milk a cow by the time I was seven'
Paul O'Grady spoke to The Big Issue about his love of dogs and mixed feelings on Lily Savage Photo: Kirsty Mattsson
Letter to my Younger Self

Paul O'Grady: 'I could milk a cow by the time I was seven'

Tony Blackburn: 'The world we’re living in at the moment is the saddest time I’ve ever known'
Tony Blackburn
Letter to my Younger Self

Tony Blackburn: 'The world we’re living in at the moment is the saddest time I’ve ever known'

Sharon Horgan: 'Divorce can be a really helpful, handy thing'
Sharon Horgan
Letter to my Younger Self

Sharon Horgan: 'Divorce can be a really helpful, handy thing'

Colin Murray: 'I never, ever wanted to be on the radio'
Colin Murray
Letter to my Younger Self

Colin Murray: 'I never, ever wanted to be on the radio'

From the archives: Salman Rushdie's letter to his younger self
Letter to my Younger Self

From the archives: Salman Rushdie's letter to his younger self

P.P. Arnold: 'I was in a relationship with a white boy that just happened to be Mick Jagger'
Letter to my Younger Self

P.P. Arnold: 'I was in a relationship with a white boy that just happened to be Mick Jagger'

Gary Numan: 'Fame is like jumping onto a speeding train. At some point you lose your grip'
Gary Numan
Letter To My Younger Self

Gary Numan: 'Fame is like jumping onto a speeding train. At some point you lose your grip'

Anita Rani: 'Asian women aren’t allowed to fail. We have to excel at everything'
Letter to my Younger Self

Anita Rani: 'Asian women aren’t allowed to fail. We have to excel at everything'