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So you think you know Helen Mirren

Blog / June 2022

Another Zoomer adventure

Next up on my tour of fab birds I’d like to be when I grow up is Dame Helen Mirren. The challenge, and lots like Dolly Parton, is discovering something or anything new about a figure that everyone knows. Naturally, I’m totally up for it. In this Zoomer cover story, I learned about a few unlikely habits (she sews!), a fine taste for Marmite (yuck), why she hates to say the word “sag” (oh, you know) and how to properly shoo a baby bear away in style (here and you’re welcome).