When a Magician has to Perform for the Angry, Miserable and Downright Upset

UPDATED: 15TH MAY 2018: Admittedly, it’s quite a niche entertaining the downright miserable and often aggressive, but it’s a niche none the less, and one I’m finding myself having an increasing amount of work in. Most of the events you book a magician for are joyously happy occasions: weddings, award ceremonies and birthday parties to …

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A Happy New Year!

Ok, ok, so I’m a little bit late wishing you happy new year, but I’m going to do it anyway…HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope that you all had a fabulous Christmas and New Year and that you were all good boys and girls for Santa, so that you got all the presents that you wanted. …

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The Book!

I’ve always wanted to write a book and after teaming up with someone who actually possesses some talent, months of hard work and dedication (OK, maybe not THAT much hard work), it’s finally done. And here it is:           It all started after I worked alongside Steve Bright, an amazing cartoonist …

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Teaching Card Magic

As I said in this post, for a long time, I’ve wanted to teach people card magic. I know I’m biased, but I think card magic is a great skill to learn. Think about it; how good would it be to amaze people without any fancy props? It’s also a fantastic ice breaker and it …

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Merry Christmas!

I know, I know. It’s not even December yet, is it? To be fair, I’m usually the first to moan at people who insist on putting up their decorations ridiculously early every year, just waiting for Christmas; but, for magicians and performers, Christmas is all we can think about right now. It’s a hectic time …

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A John of too many trades

I don’t know if it’s the ADHD in me, but I’m constantly finding moments in my life when I feel lost; like I’m aimlessly wandering round in circles. Always doing useful and productive things, but never quite heading in a totally satisfactory direction. I’ve felt this quite a lot recently. Just a general feeling of …

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