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The Morning Star

by | 14th, April 2006

‘MYLENE Klass “would kill” to live five minutes from the beach. The recording artiste grew up in Norfolk and really misses the way of life.

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But who should she murder to achieve her life’s dream? The controller of Classic FM, who gave her a job presenting the station’s breakfast show. As Mylene ominously says: “I begged them to give me the graveyard shift.”

Or what about offing the new members of her fan club?

While Mylene contemplates a massacre, and escaping to a beachside home on the North Sea, we hear about her passion for astronomy.

And having turned her training as a classical musician into a job, it seems that Mylene is thinking about a future write large in the stars.

Mylene has just enrolled on a degree course in Astronomy and Planetary Science at the Open University. She now visits the Greenwich Observatory twice a week.

And by coincidence, this interest in things starry has landed her a job presenting – get this – an Open University programme for the BBC. “I will be the one with a ping pong ball and a torch on top of a skyscraper expressing how Venus’s orbit works.”

It promises to be a thrilling show. And while Klass’s fans, star gazers and the kind of people who frequent Bangkok table tennis clubs avidly tune in, Mylene remembers some advice her dad once gave her.

“I remember once, my dad pointed out the North Star and said ‘No matter where you are you will always be able to find your way home’.”

What he forgot to mention was that she might have to murder a few people along the way…’

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