Parties Starting Soon?!

I know I am a fool! But I am getting quietly optimistic that we could be back at parties soon. I do hope so because it’s how I make a living! Rishi Sunak’s grants for self employed have ticked me along; I’ve ended up earning about 1/3 my usual income in the last year and obviously my diary for the year ahead is empty.

I have been volunteering recently at a vaccination centre in London and just WOW! It’s run brilliantly and the lovely other volunteers I work with make it a pleaure to be standing in a freezing car park directing cars and pointing people to the right path. I’m pretty star struck at the tea making zone to rub shoulders with the awesome NHS staff. What a time it has been for them it has been and how amazing they are.

I do not know what will happen in coming months and have really become numb to the good and bad news, but I need to be ready to go and up for a party because turning up full of enegy with a big smile on my face is what I am paid for. So I am working hard learning new magic tricks, writing jokes and getting fit. And boy has the last year given me material to write about!

For now, it’s not party time, so keep wearing your mask. Follow the guidelines and get a vaccine as soon as you are offered one! I’ve had my first dose and looking forward to the second one.

What do you think? When will you be having parties again?

Oh, PS I made a new showreel video of what I do. It’s pretty crazy and good fun.

Bar Flairing

When I first met Brendan Rodrigues, I was still putting my legs behind my head for a living as a cabaret contortionist and Brendan was throwing bottles around. He was beginning to get really hot as a magician and over the next year the bar work fizzled away as his diary started bursting full with magic bookings.

Over the lockdown I knew Brendan was in the park practiving his old bar flair juggling skills mainly to keep fit and so I asked if he could give me a masterclass.

It was crazy fun. Check out the video. New funny videos every Wednesday.

We sat down for an interview on the same day.

Check out Brendan’s brilliant YouTube channel. Subscribe. He does great videos every week.

Upside Down House

Always a joy to visit Brighton but never seen the upside down house before. Is that new? Some of you will say “hey, let me google that for you!” Yes please.

Amazing day in Brighton. Went really early and had the beach nearly to ourselves. Swam in the lovely near ice cold water and had a great lunch. No, not that seaweed. That was just my apetiser.

Brighton fun! Upside down house