After Blackpool I was slightly disheartened magically. I was inspired but in honestly I could not enjoy it much because of the slightly hostile environment there. I suppose that's bound to happen when people attend an event in their 1000's. After Blackpool I had some pressure too, I was booked
This is a weird topic so here is a weird picture.... Danny D'Ortiz sucking on my finger at the Session 2019 I watch a lot of magic videos as I'm sure you all do. They vary in standard. I believe it is always good to watch different kinds of magic.
Just eight days to doomsday!!! I am performing my very first lecture for Magicians and I have never felt more alive and petrified in my life. When you love magic as much as me it can be both joyous and painful on a daily basis. But if it were easy,
Lots of you who read my blog are probably wondering what the above title means? Being 'scundered' is a very colloquial term used in Belfast and Northern Ireland. People say it when they are really embarrassed about something. Or if they are terribly shy. I performed a magic show last
I had convinced myself that there was not to be a new blog post this week. Yet here I am writing one. This last week I was creating a lot of new things and sadly I lost faith in myself. I feel right now I am in fight or flight
Returning from the Session, I have left with three things. Inspiration. Lack of sleep.My very own Cups and Balls! (A little surprise from Tom). Watch this space I am already working on it! Today marks one month to my first lecture performance at the Pentacle Magic Club in Cambridge (Thanks
Let's get serious. Some of you might not agree with or like what I'm about to discuss in this blog post. Performing in the magic industry more, I have noticed dozen's of shows around the world that are filling theatres with magic. This is a good thing right? Magic in
I write a bit about this in my book 'Becoming FizzWizzPop.' Taking tricks and making them my own is an exercise I love to do. It's challenging to invent something and the rewards of it are pretty neat too. I've been doing this for years in my kids show. I
The final blog post of the year will be an introspective one. Having more than one day off this week - (who am I kidding? Those who know me know that I never rest - for too long). I decided to recap 2019 for myself as it is sometimes easy
Every gig I attend I endeavour to try out new material. Why? In order to build up new sets of close up magic and why not, it is more fun that way. After performing at Sentec's Christmas party in Cambridge England I had a bit of trauma to deal with.