“Walk the talk” A phrase we have all heard. But when applied to Clowning does it fit? I think so and not just for those involved in Clown Ministry, but all Clowning. We have all been to lectures or have heard “experts” spout off about all things Clown. Maybe even have read a blog that […]Read more "Walk the Talk!"
I have been Busking with my Balloons at a local Market. Things were going good the first couple weeks. The past couple of weeks, not as good. There are reasons for this…mostly rain and extreme heat. It has taken a toll on who attends. This has hurt my bottomline. Last week the first two hours […]Read more "Why I do, what I do. Don’t lose focus!"
So here I am still writing this blog, it is well beyond week 52! Not sure if any one reads this or not. I bare my soul each week, sometimes I get it right, most times I am just searching for a answer. This week is no different. Ever felt like the rules are always […]Read more "to string or not to string?"
I have a couple of friends who are Clowns, Family Entertainers, that never seem to turn things off. They are in entertainer mode all the time. I must admit it wears on me. I have never been one that can be in clown mode at a flick of a switch nor am I always on. For […]Read more "Always On!"
There has been some chatter about controlling crowds when Balloon Twisting on FaceBook as of late and I thought why not add my nickels worth! I was going to say 2 cents but we don’t have pennies any longer here in Canada. They round up or down if paying with cash. So if your purchase […]Read more "Line Control!"
Recently I got invited to try 3 Markets. Well, more like I got myself invited to 3 Markets! Markets are new to me and I decided I would try these as a Busker! Busking is new to me, as are Markets. The first 3 weeks were a steep learning curve. Not just about what worked […]Read more "to market or not to market"
I was asked if I would do a parade for a wonderful client. They wanted to hand out items as well as candy. I knew this was a tough thing to pull off. But I said little. She also had young people tossing candy. I foresaw the problem…. Let me say this parade is still […]Read more "Don’t be shy to offer your expertise!"