All posts tagged: fame

Mirrors on the ceiling

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Gong Hei Fat Choi  – Happy Chinese New Year. Sorry it has been a while since I last decided to put some of my nonsensical thoughts to paper/ screen. But you know how it is at the start of the New Year; new plans, new regimes and new life = busy, busy, busy. Anyway I was inspired to write a brief post today having read an article on the recently deceased Philip Seymour Hoffman. The article […]

BREAK OUT….SHOCK OUT

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Suffocated. Smothered. Frustrated. Tired. Exhausted.  It is not easy being in an environment which caps your creativity.  Being around individuals whose main concerns include; ordering the right kind of cello tape or what colour of post-it notes to purchase. These are a few of the weird, boring comments I find myself overhearing, when working in ‘MJs.’ (‘Money Jobs’, jobs that you do when you have finished one freelance contract and looking for the next one…..jobs that […]

Amy, Amy, Amy……….

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“I don’t need help because if I can’t help myself I can’t be helped.” – Amy Winehouse (1983 -2011) It saddens me that another talented performer has left this world.  Amy Winehouse was a remarkable talented singer, who unfortunately was constantly fighting a losing battle with herself. I never knew Amy Winehouse, but I did randomly meet her once in 2007 whilst shopping at Selfridges.   The news of her death, did make me pause……..I […]

I wanna be loved by you…

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“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.” Marilyn Monroe Being an Actor is a very weird, fantastic and frustrating, less of the later. There are not many careers in the world where you can be a Doctor one minute and a crackhead the next, be working as a receptionist one minute and jetting of to LA buisness class the next, because you have a Steven Spielberg film […]