We waited in great anticipation for more than an hour, with freezing air from the air conditioner blowing our hair and necks until we were rattling to the bones but the wait was all worth it when the man of the show arrived. He looked like a film star – tall, boyish, extremely charming and painfully handsome. And to think I finally met somebody I had long and greatly admired felt like nothing when a friend admitted she cancelled her trip abroad just so she could attend his talk.