Graham Kerr

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Injustice: fight or grin and bear it?

Food for thought? How hard should you fight if you are 100% sure that you are innocent? I had exactly that experience back in my Air Force days in New Zealand. I can still feel the sudden rush of blood to my face at the sheer impossibility of the accusation and the decision that had […]

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Enthusiasm

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #47 Rite of Passage Seventeen –The Helpmate– 1961-1962 I am twenty-eight years old Enthusiasm: Is this form of enjoyment in one’s occupation actually “entertaining”? Can it wear thin…eventually? Back in the very early days of New Zealand television, in the 1960’s, there were several programs imported […]

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Imposter Syndrome

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #46 Rite of Passage Seventeen –The Helpmate– 1961-1962 I am twenty-eight years old Q. Success due to “luck” not talent or skill? Have you ever felt this unsettling response? How did you deal with it…or did you also become “boring”? The classic example of the imposter […]

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Humble Beginnings

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #45 Rite of Passage Sixteen –A Little Larger Than Life– 1960 I am twenty-six years old Q. Do you think that you were helped by having to do a job in very humble circumstances? To be on television nowadays is still a relatively exceptional experience that […]

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Dressing for the Part

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #44 Rite of Passage Sixteen –A Little Larger Than Life– 1960 I am twenty-six years old Q. Does “fashion” matter? What is the best use of wearing clothes “suited” for the occasion? For those of you who have followed this blog since its beginning or who […]

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Creating an Impression

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #42 Rite of Passage Fifteen –All At Sea – 1959 I am twenty-five years old Q. It’s like the hand pressed into a memory foam mattress; it leaves a clear impression…for a moment…then it’s gone. I gave the impression I had been there and done that; […]

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