Phoebe’s unique quest before 21

LAUGHS: Comedienne Hayman Kent (left) proved to be an entertaining subject for Phoebe O’Brien when she was questioned as part of Phoebe’s 21 interviews challenge. PHOTO: Courtesy Phoebe O’Brien

A FORMER Greta resident has broken the traditional 21st birthday planning mould by setting out to mark the milestone with a major personal project.

Phoebe O’Brien forged a plan to complete 21 interviews with international personalities by the time she turned 21 as part of finding a direction for her blog, The Girl in the Red Beret http://girlintheredberet.wordpress.com/.

But it’s a journey that has proved trickier than she thought.

Relocating to Melbourne to pursue Film and TV at JMC Academy, Phoebe began the process in February this year with little luck.

Her first interview didn’t happen until April and was a rushed process with Sydney based band Kill Appeal.

“From that I learnt that preparation and research are really important because I didn’t really have much time before they went back to Sydney,” she said.

“But once I got the first interview done, I thought okay this isn’t going to be that hard.”

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