Category Archives: Events

Meeting JOHNNY DEPP (part III) ~ The Conversation

Meeting JOHNNY DEPP (part III) ~ The Conversation   Ask me if I remember a damned thing about that conversation. Okay, I remember the handful of idiotic things I did, but the real conversation is unfortunately fading. You know how … Continue reading

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Meeting JOHNNY DEPP (part II) ~ Working my way to the set

Meeting JOHNNY DEPP (Part II) ~ Working my way to the set   When I arrived and spotted crew members in their usual coloured vests, I knew my chances were not going to be easy. More likely, bleak. Probably even … Continue reading

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Meeting JOHNNY DEPP (Part I) ~ Pre-story

Meeting JOHNNY DEPP (Part I) ~ Pre-story     Many of my family and friends over the years have said to me, “I hope one day you will meet Johnny Depp”, or “One day you will meet Johnny Depp, you’ll … Continue reading

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The Circle that Surrounds Us…

The Circle that Surrounds Us…   It is always an ego boost to be told you are doing a great job as a character. One compliment in particular was slightly more unusual than others when a gentleman approached “Scarlett” and … Continue reading

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Emma Grace Smith’s Mad Hatter Tea Party

Emma Grace Smith’s Mad Hatter Tea Party   This precious beautiful little girl, Emma (age 12) is suffering from a brain tumour re-lapse. Prognosis ~ not good. One of her favourite characters and Disney story is the ‘Mad Hatter’ in … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass (part 2)

Alice Through the Looking Glass (part 2)   I had fun creating this banner in photo shop for I love the colour and textures of the Wonderland theme.  “Alice Through the Looking Glass” was a fabulous example of textures and … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 re-shoot in Vancouver, BC Canada (part 2)

Pirates 5 re-shoot in Vancouver, BC Canada (part 2)   Ironically, even though our daughter managed to get on set POTC 5 re-shoot, I was the one who knew the location of the shoot well before she did… I thank JJ … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?

What was I thinking?   Last year I signed arms and legs, this year…. the kids wanted their foreheads signed. As a pirate I eagerly complied.  AFTER the fact (as a mother), when it was all said and done…. I … Continue reading

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Photo gone viral

Incredibly timed photo gone viral     At one of the events I attended a few years ago, a crew member and good friend (Scarlett) snapped an unbelievably, perfectly timed shot of an 8 month old child giving me a … Continue reading

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Feeling like a Celebrity

Feeling like a Celebrity…   Upon our arrival at a local school, kids from all ages swarmed around wanting an autograph. Since paper wasn’t readily available for all, many children got creative and extended their arms and legs for the … Continue reading

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