Omg, just got back from seeing David Attenborough. Huge DA appreciation post ahead.
Wow, what an amazing life this man has had. In fact, what an amazing man he is. He told his stories with such passion and humour (I laughed tonnes, he is super funny) and Ray Martin interviewed him spectacularly. Got to see some great footage too and he answered questions in such an engaging manner. And what a great crowd too, always good to see a good turn out.
I bought two books from the merchandise store and even one had his signature in it! He said that the moment that had the greatest impact on him was when he first went diving at a coral reef, and he said that we’re lucky to have the Great Barrier Reef and that he hopes we take good care of it. That was inspiring because I hope to pursue my career there one day! If only I finished my portrait I may have been given the chance to meet him (maybe), but it doesn’t matter. Seeing him live was enough; I loved every minute of it and it was worth every moment.
I teared up in the end during the standing ovation (I could hear heaps of people sniffling afterwards, myself included); he truly just makes you respect and appreciate the beauty in all life and really provokes your thoughts on the problems we face in the future. Not to mention his life while broadcasting has been a vivid one indeed and the man himself is so entertaining I feel like I could listen to him for hours and laugh at silly jokes (he cracks a lot of jokes). There is not one person that can fill the void that this man will leave. It felt truly surreal seeing my idol in front of me, and if you must know, his voice is just as luscious live as it is on his programs.
Bravo Sir David
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