Model and actress Angela Reynolds was born to a Japanese mother and a British father and started modeling at the age of 14. She spent 7 years living and working in London before returning to her hometown of Tokyo in 2006 where she has moved into a successful acting career as well as public speaking and volunteer work. Here she talks TWENTY6 through her own personal alphabet, which includes her upcoming visit to Rwanda for famine relief charity Table for Two to her most memorable moment in the Rajastani desert.
WHAT WERE YOUR AMBITIONS AND ASPIRATIONS
AT THE AGE OF 26?
26 was an interesting year. A three-month solo trip around India had inspired me to give city life a rest and I was doing a year and a half travelling around the States, Mexico, Israel, Greece, Costa Rica, and France following my godmother's yoga retreats, living in the elements, travelling, discovering, and adventuring. A lot of internal digging.
PICK A WORD BEGINNING WITH 'A' THAT BEST SUMS YOU UP...
FOR EACH LETTER OF THE ALPHABET PICK A WORD FOLLOWED BY A SENTENCE THAT TELLS US A STORY...
Just named the most peaceful yoga retreat on the planet.
My unfiltered space Angela-Rey.
An incredible ayurvedic massage I learned in Kerala.
One of my most precious moments - "In a Silent Way" in the Rajasthani desert.
My favourite animation.
What goes around comes around.
Almost chelly brossom time in Tokyo!
Inspiration, inspiration, inspiration.
Just can't get enough.
By Man Ray.
Beloved first car, for which I apprenticed under a mechanic for a year and a half.
Where I am now. Love this city.
Saved my life.
My eau de vie.
Will be visiting in the summer representing Table For Two.
The only species in which the male becomes pregnant, during which Mummy does her part by visiting Daddy for 6 minutes each morning.
Tokyo fish market that provides the whole world with sashimi.
Watch this space.
Travelling inner space.
In Paris. My fave.
INTERVIEW / Isabella Bruce