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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Magician at Chester Fringe

I’ve just finished performing as part of this years Chester Fringe, an annual celebration of the arts in Chester. This was my first year being part of this fabulous event and I’d been contacted early on, to see if we could create something that would be suited to close up magic. The organisers suggested that …

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Comedy or Comedy Magic?

I’m in a quandary at the moment. As you know, I’ve just started doing stand up. I’m 8 gigs in, which, in stand up terms, is not a lot. Certainly not enough to say that I’ve “been there, mastered that”. I have so much to learn about comedy, it’s untrue. If there’s one thing I …

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