Christmas is nearly here!

It’s been a strange year for everyone, especially certain businesses like mine, entertaining. But I’m not going to go on about how much work I’ve lost, or anything like that. This blog is about supporting local businesses. As communities have come together to cope...

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Halloween is NOT cancelled

Halloween is NOT cancelled

I’ve been reading in newpapers and online articles, as well as Mum’s online groups and hearing much talk about Halloween or indeed Christmas will be cancelled or not. Everything has changed. Trick or Treating, Halloween parties and  Halloween events, will have to...

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A Day Trip out …!

A Day Trip out …!

I was invited last week to Knockhatch Adventure Park for a day out. I’ve known Chris from https://1066local.com/ and he gave me a swift tour of the different areas. I had a look in a couple of new inside areas ready for the onset of autumn weather. The Lost World play...

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The Journey Continues…

The Journey Continues…

I’ve reached another milestone on my weight loss journey. I’ve now been on the 1:1 Diet for ten weeks and shed 33lbs, 2 stone or 15kg. The photo shows the outward difference from when I started, before the diet and yesterday, 10 weeks later. I’m not alone on this...

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Five Long Months

Five Long Months

It’s been five months, long, unusual and difficult months, since I last performed to a live audience. This weekend just gone (beginning of August 2020) I performed again! It was a very sunny and especially windy day on Hastings Pier. There were lots of people out and...

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Less Is More

Less Is More

This time, I’m not writing about balloons, although it’s about deflation. I’m not selling anything or chatting about entertaining. I’m talking about fundamentally shifting my mind set, getting my gears in action and doing something about my weight. I’ve been...

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Have balloons will travel…

Have balloons will travel…

I’ve travelled a lot due to being a balloon artist and performer. In February I was at a balloon convention in Louisville, Kentucky in the USA – Twist and Shout 2020. What happens at a convention? Classes in the latest balloon techniques and ideas, competitions with...

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COVID-19 update from Danny The Idiot

COVID-19 update from Danny The Idiot

At the time of writing (June 30th 2020) as some businesses are opening up again, the current Government guidelines mean that I cannot entertain at events. From 4th July “When you are outside you can continue to meet in groups of up to six people from different...

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What’s your favourite Channel?

What’s your favourite Channel?

Image by Alexander Antropov from Pixabay In this day and age there are many channels of communication. It’s like a T.V – some people like tuning in to BBC, others like Channel 4 or Channel 4+1 for convenience. Some even prefer subscribing to Netflix. And of course...

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Deliverable Balloon Gifts

Deliverable Balloon Gifts

I now have a range of balloon gifts that are inflated by pumps due to the current ongoing pandemic situation. I deliver using social distance. Payment is by bank transfer or paypal to be contact free. Before I get to gift ideas let me give some top tips on caring for...

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Spreading the Joy

Spreading the Joy

With over thirty years’ experience as an entertainer my job is to spread joy, to bring smiles to people’s faces whether they are children or adults. In the ongoing situation with COVID-19 I am not allowed to do my work in person. As you know groups of any number are...

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Learning from Courgettes

Learning from Courgettes

At the beginning of lockdown I planted some seeds: courgettes, tomatoes, nasturtiums and radish. It’s now about eight weeks later. I’ve never grown anything from scratch before and I thought it would be a good idea to grow edible plants, giving fresh produce. I...

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One and three quarter years

One and three quarter years

I had a huge success this weekend. It’s only taken me one and three quarter years to do it. What might that be? you ask. What have you done? That’s a good question – thanks for asking! The sun rises in the east and sets in the west, and that is where the difficulty...

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Play Time for All

Play Time for All

Play every day even in lock down. Its important for many reasons. Whether you are an adult or a child you still need to play. Even when working from home, the work / family balance is even more important. Kids of course are experts at play, unless they are bored. So...

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Local things for local people…

Local things for local people…

If you are stuck at home, or working from home keeping the NHS safe and yourselves from the lethal lurgy, you can still support local businesses and help keep them working and supporting your requirements, or doing fun things. Check out your favourites on Facebook,...

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The Boredom Blog

The Boredom Blog

Are you at home and have kids that are bored? Perhaps you are tired of staying at home and protecting the vulnerable & saving lives? It’s not a great situation, but it could be a lot worse. Being bored is good. There are so many things to do such as learning a new...

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