Grow up, be mature, but still maintain those beautiful qualities. What I feel is important is the freedom to invent things, however ridiculous. Don't be afraid to take risks, to be creative, and try things.
Johnny Depp– Various Premieres Met in July 2006 (a hug, a happy birthday and he signed my artwork), in June 2009 (he borrowed my pen, signed my painting and told me it was really good) and March 2010 (he signed my drawing and apologised that the rain was washing it off. Amazing man!). Tim Burton– Corpse Bride Premiere Met in Oct 2005 (had a photo taken with him and signed my book, generous man with wacky hair). Orlando Bloom– POTC2 Premiere Met in July 2006 (asked him if he could sign my book twice for me and a friend, he was really lovely). Marion Cotillard– Public Enemies Premiere Met in June 2009 (commented that her dress was gorgeous and she replied with thanks). Keira Knightley– POTC2 Premiere Met in July 2006 (signed my book, was a bitch to my cousin.) Mackenzie Crook – POTC2 Premiere Met in July 2006 (signed my book). David Mitchell– Odeon Swiss Cottage & BBC Studios Met in Nov 2011 (showed him to his seats as I work there) and saw in Dec 2011 on the Big Fat Quiz show. Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Dianne Pilkington, Harriet Thorpe, Katie Rowley Jones, Alexia Khadime, Natalie Anderson, Desmond Barrit– Apollo Victoria Stage Door Met at various times between 2007 – 2010 (met, got pictures, signed, etc.) Robert Sheehan - At work Met in Nov 2011 (He’s an absolute twat). Jimmy Carr - BBC Studios Met in Dec 2011 (at the recording for Big Fat Quiz of the Year. He shook my hand after I said it was nice to meet him and he said “Nice to meet you too, thanks for coming tonight, you’ve all been great.” Genuinely pleasant guy!)
Celebrities I’ve Seen
Bill Nighy– Piccadilly Circus/Oxford Street by Trinity House Saw in Sep 2011 (he and I glanced at each other as he walked past me outside a pub). George Lamb – Belsize Park Saw in Nov 2011 (walked past him as he was going into his house and he turned around to look). Helena Bonham Carter– POTC2 Premiere Saw in July 2006 (she didn’t come over… boooo!) Jamelia– Selfridges Birmingham Bullring Saw sometime in 2007-ish (sat next to her in the shoe section). Jonathan Ross– POTC2 Premiere & Big Fat Quiz recording Saw in July 2006 (didn’t come over) and Dec 2011 (on Big Fat Quiz show). Eddie Izzard - BBC Studios Saw in Dec 2011 (on the Big Fat Quiz show and walked past me in the corridor next to): Jamie Oliver - BBC Studios Saw in Dec 2011 (on the Big Fat Quiz show and walked past me in the corridor). David Walliams - BBC Studios Saw in Dec 2011 (on the Big Fat Quiz show). Miranda Hart - BBC Studios Saw in Dec 2011 (on the Big Fat Quiz show). Immelda Staunton - at work Saw in Nov 2011 (I held the door open for her and she said thanks). Wayne Brady - BBC Studios Saw in Oct 2011 (on the Trust Us With Your Life show). Colin Mochrie - BBC Studios Saw in Oct 2011 (on the Trust Us With Your Life show).