Gabrielle Anwar on isolation and pursuing interests other than acting

[Interviewer:] People do end up isolated on set.

Gabrielle Anwar in The Tudors (2007)Gabrielle Anwar: It is a very isolative environment. It forces a sense of autonomy, and I suppose, I think, I may thrive on that kind of loneliness!

That’s the creature I am.

Do you have any hobbies?

I do spend quite a bit of time thinking. I do have hobbies! I’ve never really referred to them as hobbies.

I have absolutely not a moment through the day where I allow the word “bored” to be even muttered under one’s breath in the household.

So I find that if I’m not interacting with one or all of the children or arguing.. with an ex-husband, then I’m painting, writing, riding, tending to a garden, trying to figure out what’s wrong with my composter, building a new fence.

I have a tool kit that is enviable to most men, and I just very seldomly sit still.

So I do enjoy keep my mind lubed. Well lubed!

From Sunday Conversation: Gabrielle Anwar, By Choire Sicha, June 28, 2009

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