How do you like to start your weekend?
Usually with brunch somewhere fabulous. Sometimes accompanied by a Bloody Mary. Actually, ALWAYS accompanied by a Bloody Mary.
What’s your favourite thing to do on a Saturday morning?
Sleep! Mornings aren’t my strong point. Usually I’m recovering from Friday night.
How do you like to unwind?
I enjoy being social, so hanging out with friends in a bar by the sea is the best. I have just realised from answering these questions that I am an alcoholic.
What are your essentials for a well-spent weekend?
I think company and laughs. That’s the best …
What’s something you’ve been meaning to do on the weekend but haven’t got around to yet?
I’ve been meaning to get to Sculptures by the Sea at Bondi, but I think I missed it.
What’s your favourite thing to do on a Sunday evening?
I like going out to my favourite cafe and just having a nice quiet dinner. On Monday the emails never seem to stop.
What are you looking forward to next weekend?
I’m looking forward to being in Brisbane and entertaining everyone with Fat Swan.
What are you reading at the moment?
Would you believe War and Peace? Nah – Kathy Griffin’s autobiography.
What inspires you?
People being passionate about what they do.
What was your childhood dream?
I’m living it really. Though as a child I wasn’t wearing a dress.
What has been your greatest achievement?
When I sold out the State Theatre this year with my Shirley Bassey show. I saw her there as a teenager, and never thought I’d manage to do that myself.
What is success to you?
If people come to a show and laugh their asses off, then I feel successful.
What are your words of wisdom?
Be truthful; people can spot a fake a mile off.
FAVOURITE WEEKEND SPOT TO:
Perk up … Two Good Eggs Cafe, Surry Hills
Relax … The Beresford Hotel, Surry Hills
Dine … Claire’s Kitchen, Darlinghurst
Indulge … Max Brenner
Shop … World Square, Sydney
Catch-up … Ginger’s, Darlinghurst
Be inspired … Sydney Opera House