fbpx

What I’ve Learned During Lockdown

I turned 59 yesterday. Thank you, I know I don’t look it. (Stop laughing at the back.) And I spent the afternoon celebrating with Grace, born exactly 54 years after me. Grace’s mum booked me to perform my socially distanced show for her in their garden....

So What’s Your Real Job?

So there I was, sitting in a room, being interviewed for a job – for the first time in more than 35 years. The man interviewing me probably hadn’t been born when I had my last job interview.    So why was I there? I’m stubborn.  I’m also...

Who Would You Trust With Your Child’s Party?

So I was cooking dinner the other night, pondering life’s imponderables, as you do, and thinking how proud I am that so many customers come back to me again and again to perform at their events.  I have customers I’ve performed for three, four, five years...

The Minefield of Children’s Parties

I hope you are well. I promised to keep you up to date on news about children’s parties, but boy it is a minefield. Yesterday, Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE, the association for managers and trustees of village halls) updated their guidelines to...

I’m Back! (I Think!)

I attended a marketing webinar this afternoon, and the guy leading the webinar asked: “What is your story? Have you told your story?” And I realised I had. But it was nearly a year ago.  So for those who missed it last year, here is the story of why I...