In world which values youth above most other things, it seems odd that Luke Thomas has come up against such criticism in his so-far short career.
But still there are comments from all sorts that he’s too young to handle it, he doesn’t have what it takes.
When I spoke to him, he was very sanguine about the support or otherwise of people in his industry, showing a mature attitude which one might not expect from one so young.
His stance, really, suggests that there will always be people who support you and you must value them, and there will always be those who doubt you, so you must learn to challenge them through your actions.
Not a bad rule for any of us.
Read the piece here.