I don’t know if this is the kind of retrospective analysis that people are fond of applying to their work or actions but it feels like I knew I was going to be famous and I knew that an element of that would be traumatic so that if I could make myself something big and otherworldly it would be a kind of defence.

When I was growing up I thought I’d be a lot happier if I was famous and successful and if I had money.

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