So, The King’s Speech won every award going. I really liked the film, who couldn’t, its a lovely story and its a very likeable film. Someone told me how they thought it was exactly like The Karate Kid. I chuckled at the notion. its true. Karate Kid was a great film and to follow this formula, you can’t really loose.
But this isn’t a post about the film itself, its about my fondness for Miss Immy. I met Immy in December 2009, she came to the supper club with a friend, loved it and came back again and then asking us to do her big birthday party at 33 Portland Place– a well known establishment for celebrity parties and naughty goings on. (Here was our post:Immy At 33). They do lots of fashion photoshoots and wotnots there too. On the day of Immy’s party, Madonna’s boyfriend at the time – Jesus was in the room!
Wonderfully enough, Immy hosted her party in the same room, the set, where The King learns how to speak with Lionel Logue. As I watched the film, all the memories came flooding back to me of the place, of the kitchen, of the reception room where The Queen waits. It was as if we stood in the movie itself! Amazing.
Since her birthday, I have become good friends with Immy. I love hanging out with her, its like she’s got this bag of secrets, but she loves sharing them out like sweets so I encouraged her to write a blog, and she did and she is loving it and I am loving it and anyone who reads it loves it – Miss Immy’s London
She has this contagiously infectious giggle that always pierces away all the clouds that hang over my head. She invited me to her house and made me a lovely Shepherds Pie because I wanted English food, seeing as I cook and eat Vietnamese food so much.
She is someone who sees so much positivity in people, things and life. No doubt, striving like the rest of us to get by in work, in love, in dreams. When we are old and we will watch The King’s Speech, we will say that we were there in 2010.