As human beings, we all mature physically from childhood to adolescence and then into adulthood, but our emotions lag behind.
As you get older, you kind of take a more sober view of life.
Being a single mother in the late 1950s was a very shocking thing - and dreadful thing - for people.
By the time I was leaving school, there were no factories. There was no industry.
I believe that every business and company takes two years to establish.
The words that I'm most happy with are the ones that come from my subconscious rather than my conscious. They just feel right. I think that's the same with music, really. If you're doing an album, there's ten or eleven sets of lyrics, so you get to the point of inspiration ten or eleven times - it's difficult.