Blog

02
Nov

“Do you do children’s parties?”

I guess it’s the question that I am asked most often at the end of a show.  Of course it’s also the one question many entertainers dread.  I’m not sure why they don’t like being asked.  Is it that they think they’re...
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07
Oct

Living on the road

I was suddenly aware that this weekend is my second anniversary of living in my lorry fulltime.  How time flies when you’re having fun.  So today’s blog in my very occasional series is about the joys and some of the tribulations of...
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25
Jun

Windy Wimbledon

I love the Wimbledon Village Fair.  I think I’ve done it now for five years and it’s been a real pleasure every year.  Living for a night or two on Wimbledon Common is part of the pleasure.  The first year caused great...
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16
Jun

A wild wet and windy week in the West

Well another dreadful June week at the Ilfracombe Victorian Festival.  Not dreadful in terms of the spirit or the people, just the weather which has been autumnal at least and wintery at worst.  The extraordinary group of replica Victorians who organise and...
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23
May

An old guy begins the new season

  Well first of all a real apology for all those people who were expecting more regular contributions from me.  Not that probably there are too many hanging off my every blog, but I was hoping to make this happen a little...
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16
Jan

Do you think this is right?

It’s been a while since my last entry and I can only blame Christmas, New Year and anyone and anything else who happens to raise themselves into the ‘my fault’ firing line. But really it has been laziness.  I hate winter.  It...
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26
Nov

On the road again (Machynlleth)

If you’ve never travelled from Craven Arms to Machynlleth down the A489 as I did today then you should try to make time to do so. This two hour vintage road to the Ancient Capital of Wales winds through the most beautiful...
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06
Nov

Introduction

Well let’s begin with an introduction.  A good place to begin; a rather formal blog from a rather formal bloke. I’m Mr Alexander, proprietor, owner and sole performer of Mr Alexander’s Travelling Show.  Magic, juggling, unicycling, balance and illusion.  And occasionally fire. ...
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