The Big Issue : Edition 513
Features 06 PAGING ALL VENDORS Two decades of a Big Issue staple: the Vendor Profile. 08 FAME AND FORTUNE Influential people who’ve gotten behind The Big Issue. Literally. 17 THE ITALICS ISSUE An introduction to a very special edition. 24 THE STORY SO FAR High heels, gaffer tape, fistfights, power outages and a lot of hard work: sharing stories from two crazy decades. 34 KICK OFF Whatever you might call it, soccer can really make a difference. 37 ALL GROWN UP Life after being a Big Issue cover star. 38 TIMELINE Highlights from the past 20 years. 40 THE BIG PICTURE ROVING EYE Looking back through the lens. 48 ENOUGH TO MAKE YOU CRY On the cover, the clock, the streets: women and The Big Issue. 48 BEHIND THE SCENES The hidden women who get the magazine to distant readers. 52 FAR FROM HOME Even after 20 years, our most important issue is still too big. 55 AT THE HEART A special group of people who work hard to keep it all going. 57 THE YOUNG AND THE SELFLESS Getting young people off social media, and into social justice. 58 STORY TIME The facts about the fiction (edition). 60 STREET INK Words from the people this is really all about: the vendors. GRANT FROM QLD POSES FOR HIS VENDOR PROFILE IN ED#349 (FROM THE HISTORY OF VENDOR PROFILES, P6). PHOTOGRAPH BY PAUL GIGGLE 04 WELCOME 05 VENDOR PROFILE 11 STREETSHEET 13 YOUR SAY 14 HEARSAY 18 RICKY 19 RAZER 20 LOOBY 21 FIONA SCOTT-NORMAN 22 ANDREW WELDON 47 THE BIG NUMBERS 63 SELECT 66 FILM 67 HOME ENTERTAINMENT 68 MUSIC 69 BOOKS 71 MEDIA 72 OINTMENT & PUZZLES 74 QUIZLING Also in this Edition...