I really like the Observer. I think I’d love to have a column with a broad reach that would enable me to do some proper reporting, but keep it on sort of a humorous level. I’ve always had a very happy experience writing for them.
In Britain, by contrast, we still think that class plays a part in determining a person's life chances, so we're less inclined to celebrate success and less inclined to condemn failure. The upshot is that it's much easier to be a failure in Britain than it is in America.
I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure.- Corey Hart
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.- Winston Churchill
A failure is a man who has blundered but is not able to cash in on the experience.- Elbert Hubbard
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.- Coco Chanel
I am deeply ashamed at my failure to serve His Majesty.- Shoichi Yokoi
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I wouldn’t describe myself as a master of anything.
It’s very different doing a food show in America and doing one in Britain. I did a 20-part series for the BBC series called ‘Eating With the Enemy.’ The budget for all 20 episodes was probably the budget for a single episode of ‘Top Chef.’ It’s the difference between making a home movie in your backyard and going to Hollywood.
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