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My Fifteen Seconds of Fame

Before you run away screaming, don’t worry, I have not signed up for any reality TV shows, nor do I have any interest in watching it in general (see Why I Don’t Watch Game Shows and Reality TV).  However, there are times when you just happen to be in the right place at the right time, and suddenly you find yourself inadvertently become a blur in the background of a hit TV show.  And when that happens, well, who am I to complain?

L: My friends and I in Ho Chi Minh City when Amazing Race Australia was being filmed (Nov 2010); R: My cousin and I in Brighton when Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares was filmed (July 2007)

As far as I am aware, I have appeared on television three times.  On two of those occasions I was on holidays just minding my own business when it happened (see above pictures) and the third was at an Andre Rieu concert in Sydney in 2009 – apparently I could be clearly seen on the concert DVD because I have had several friends txt me to say they saw me in the audience although I have not seen it for myself.

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