Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Word of Explanation

Dave Prince, commenting on ‘About TC’, raises a very reasonable question which I should address here. He asks why I haven’t posted pix of Dave and I (or indeed the rest of the troupe) in performance. I’ve replied there, but … Continue reading

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Twisters in Tennessee

Well, Dave and I are back in Oak Ridge with our extended family: Karen and Clare, mums of our brilliant nine-year-olds Jaymee and Leo respectively. It’s great to see our kids again, enjoying their rather odd situation of being unrelated sister … Continue reading

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The Gym

This is not a commercial blog – except perhaps to excite some interest in our story if the books ever make it on to the streets! – but I can’t resist giving a plug to a rather excellent gym in … Continue reading

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More Sideshow Stuff

As promised, before I fill you in on more of our story, I offered a bit more of the “don’t try this at home” stuff. So here we go: This Asian gentleman is supporting his entire weight on five sharp-pointed … Continue reading

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The Story So Far…

What do you think of this?? “I ask if there is some paper and a pen. I need to make some sense of this… of how we come to be in this mess. Scribbling down my thoughts might help to … Continue reading

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Fakirs, or Fake?

As acrobatic performers, we’ve pushed the boundaries a bit by including fakir stuff in the act, as well as working alongside other performers who do the same. We’re frequently asked, when we’re seen lying on beds of nails or glass … Continue reading

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On Being a Target

It seems a little strange but, in my career as an acrobat and circus performer, I’ve found myself looking down the barrel of one of these – twice. It is not a happy experience. Life was wonderful before all the … Continue reading

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