hi, I was the one that asked about life after modeling and philanthropy. To clarify my question, I did not mean giving money to a philanthropy necessarily but rather if you spent any time helping/doing activities for one, which I see from your answer that you did. :) i think that's awesome! Thanks for answering and hope everything else is going good with you.
Awesome, yea I used to do a lot of different charity stuff for years, I had a lot of fun with it too.
What do you think you might do once you are done modeling? Also, is there any kind of philanthropy that you support?
I’ve been thinking about marketing recently… Maybe within the fashion world? I’m torn between whether I want to stick with it or head in a completely different direction. We’ll see.
Ideally I would like to be a photo editor or artistic director of some sort maybe start up a magazine, work at an agency… Something in that vein.
As far as philanthropy is concerned, I’m not sure if you’re asking if I give money to support any charities or if I support certain philanthropists…
But I will say that as far as charity is concerned, I have never given large sums of money to any one organization but I can say I did charity with “Building With Books” also with the Boys and Girls Club for a few years, reading to the kids and playing way too many kick ball games, and probably making ridiculous things with popsicle sticks…
I also did a bunch with meals on wheels for a few years helping make food and feed the homeless and Big Brother Big Sister for a while which I really loved and related with the most. I still talk with my “Younger Sister” today, and seeing her happy still makes me smile more than anything else in the world.
I plan on moving from London to NY in a few months, where would you advise where a 24 year old without a great deal of money should look to live. Also where should I spend most of my time if I wanted to spend my time with creatives and designers of a similar age? X
Hey you, I definitely suggest you look around in Brooklyn, not Manhattan. There are plenty of areas in Brooklyn NY that are way cheaper and you’ll also find more artists around those parts, at least the ones of similar age and finance. Its become quite the trendy place to live for the artists and musicians of NYC.
Look for apartments (or lofts) in East Williamsburg, Greenpoint and maybe Bushwick. You’ll find cheaper rooms that need to be filled, a younger crowd and if you can find a loft building, you’re bound to find some “creatives” in there. Trust me..
How many annoying or frightening questions do you get daily? Aren't you worried about your exposure to loners seeking for a fantasy love, psycho-adolescents, simple stalkers... I guess you got what I mean. Too lazy to elaborate.
Ermm… I do get quite a bit that are fairly creepy sometimes, none all that annoying though. I really enjoy talking with people who take out the time to write or want to know anything about me other than what they see here I guess.
As for getting worried about such… I think those people you mentioned are everywhere, and they will think what they want about you regardless, might as well actually tell them something.
If I were able to live my life anew, In the next I would try to commit more errors. I would not try to be so perfect, I would relax more. I would be more foolish than I’ve been, In fact, I would take few things seriously. I would be less hygienic. I would run more risks, take more vacations, contemplate more sunsets, climb more mountains, swim more rivers. I would go to more places where I’ve never been, I would eat more ice cream and fewer beans, I would have more real problems and less imaginary ones.
I was one of those people that lived sensibly and prolifically each minute of his life; Of course I had moments of happiness. If I could go back I would try to have only good moments.
Because if you didn’t know, of that is life made: only of moments; Don’t lose the now.
I was one of those that never went anywhere without a thermometer, a hot-water bottle, an umbrella, and a parachute; If I could live again, I would travel lighter.
If I could live again, I would begin to walk barefoot from the beginning of spring and I would continue barefoot until autumn ends. I would take more cart rides, contemplate more dawns, and play with more children, If I had another life ahead of me.
But already you see, I am 85, and I know that I am dying.