It's a good feeling to come away from a day's work feeling like you've achieved something. Tired brain is good.
There are probably only a certain number of people who can understand or tolerate how long a job will take and what demands it puts on you. And why should they? It breeds a strange kind of selfishness immersing yourself in a character for so long.
Grief jumps out at you when you're least expecting it.
You never know really what anyone thinks about you - that's why all my closest friends are ones I've had since my schooling days when I was 5. And I surround myself with people who I trust and who know me.
We want to pigeonhole things and people, but it is absurd to regard me just as a furry wig-and-britches actor.