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The Writer's Delight At Learning A New Word

It's amazing what you can miss sometimes ...

As a bit of a writer, I'm interested in words. I am amazed when I come across words that I haven't heard before. I don't mean specialist words like those used in science, or foreign words ...

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It's The Big Charity Question

And I don't think it's a good idea ...

When I'm staging a charity show, a question often comes up about whether or not a representative from the charity should come up on stage and say a few words about the work they do ...

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Staging: Help Your Performers Be Seen And Heard

Whatever your needs, we can help you ...

The thing about any performance is to be seen and heard. That sounds obvious, but when you have a choir on staging, one of the main reasons people come is to see people they know singing ...

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Let Us Cheer Up Your Event This Summer

It's not just staging we hire out ...

We've had almost all of our staging out for a gig where a choir was required to be seen. What we did was to extend the main stage out with our portable staging, and the client was delighted ...

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Magic: You Don't Have To Start With Anything Complicated

You'd be surprised at how easy it can be ...

After a weekend full of stage hires I'm back to devising magic for a few days. I teach at various schools, not least the Pauline Quirke Academy, who employ me to do workshops for them around ...

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There Are Winners and There Are Losers

But sometimes the losers think they are winners ...

Having watched last Thursday's General Election with a great deal of interest, it would be remiss of me not to make some sort of humorous mention of it here on my blog ...

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General Election 2017: Be Nice Please

Even I'm getting fed up with it ...

This is the last blog post before the snap General Election on Thursday 8th June. I have to say that it doesn't feel much like a 'snap' one to me as it just seems to go on and on and on ...

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Celebrities: Are They Really Worth Booking?

For your summer fete or an after-dinner speech ...

One of my the areas I used to work in was getting celebrities for appearances and after-dinner speaking. It was quite a hassle, as many 'celebs' are protected from direct enquiries by agents ...

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Magic And More: The Art Of Sticking Cards To The Ceiling

Let me ask you a question ...

Have you ever wanted to have a deck of cards, let someone choose a card, push it back into the pack, put 2 elastic bands around it, throw it at the ceiling, and the chosen card is stuck up there?

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My New Magic Website Is Up And Running!

Welcome to Magic and More ...

Well, it's been a long time coming but it's totally been worth the wait. My new magic website is finally up and running. It's called Magic and More, which means there's more than just magic ...

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A Weekend Of Maintenance For Our Stage Trailer

It's a yearly ritual ...

Every year we do a bit of stage trailer maintenance in the early spring. We clean it up, check the hydraulics, do any tweaks and repairs and just make it look the best it can be ...

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Staging, Magic And Why I'm Scratching My Head

Two other businesses and a little politics ...

Well, it's that time of year again. Spring is most definitely here, and people are after my stages again. We do a certain amount during the winter, but it's spring when the phone gets ringing ...

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Whatever Happened To Magic On TV?

Oh, there's some ...

You don't get many magic acts on the TV these days, which is a real shame, but on Britain's Got Talent this week, they did have an act called DNA and jolly good they were too ...

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Stage Hire: The Heart Of Your Event Or Festival

Have you booked yours yet?

Spring is here and we're heading towards the busy time for my stage hire business. If you're having an event or a local festival, the staging I offer will be perfect for your needs ...

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Spring Is Here And So Is Doris The Aston Martin

Time to open the garage doors ...

Doris is my Aston Martin DB 2/4 MK 11 and she is beautiful. It must be admitted that she's hard to drive. I'm a reasonably good driver, having done precision stuff when I was younger ...

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