How to Give a Best Man Speech/Toast at a Wedding

So, your best friend recently got engaged and asked you to be his best man! Yay! You’re in charge of the stag do, and you know what that means, right? Beer, alcohol, strippers, loud music, shenanigans, all before handcuffing the naked groom to a lamppost in a far off land and then realising you can’t […]

How to Plan the Perfect Low Budget Wedding – Money Saving Tips for Brides and Grooms

One of the best things about getting married is that it is so cheap, easy to plan and absolutely no stress and hassle at all. Only kidding. Weddings are very, very expensive, more hassle than trying to get an angry toddler into a car seat and will cause you so much stress that, on at […]

How to be the Perfect Party Host

Hosting your own party is one of the most stressful things you can do, alongside wrestling alligators, diffusing a bomb or trying to tie your daughters hair in plaits one minute before you have to leave for school. You’re welcome. There are just so many things that you need to get right (or not have […]

8 Easy Time Management Tips for Event Planners That Will Stop You From Tearing Your Hair Out!

I think you’ll agree that planning an event is a hard task. As a job, event planning is a role with a high rate of stress and burnout, even when done well. You’re constantly working 24/7, frantically racing against the clock. It’s like a really bad version of the Krypton Factor. At any point in […]

The Biggest Regrets Brides Have About Their Wedding Day

Every bride wants their special day to be perfect. Brace yourself. It may not be. It might not be anything crazy badly wrong, such as the groom suddenly discovering his potential fatal allergy to small pieces of coloured paper during the confetti throwing. No matter how hard you plan, you’ll probably have some little niggles […]

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding the perfect wedding venue is likely to be the most important decisions you make regarding your wedding day (with the choice of groom coming a close second, and wedding magician a distant third). It can be all too easy to get carried away with how a venue looks (even if this is your 8,000th […]

10 Event Planning Apps You Need for 2018

According to Forbes (the magazine, not Mr Forbes, my old PE teacher), being an event coordinator is one of the most stressful jobs of 2017 (if you don’t believe me, you can see the article here). Operating under challenging deadlines and being constantly under pressure to meet demanding clients needs in high stress situations is […]

11 ways to reduce stress and stay calm when planning an event, wedding or party

Yay! You’re getting married/planning a corporate event/having a birthday party (delete where applicable). That sounds like a fun idea. It does sound like a fun idea, doesn’t it? Parties are fun; planning them is not. Even the most simple of get together’s have been known to cause hair loss, weight gain and the rapid onset […]

6 Easy ways to save money on your wedding entertainment

As a wedding magician, it hurts me to say it, but everyone wants to save money on their wedding entertainment for their big day. It’s not so much that you actually WANT to scrimp and save, it’s just that wedding prices are on the up, and they were already quite expensive to begin with. According […]

Techniques for coping with ADHD

image source: http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/adhd.png Important note: I’ve never been diagnosed with ADHD, but am 99.99% sure that I have it (my wife is even more sure of it). I don’t suffer as much as other people, but it can be a pain at times…BUT: What you have to remember is that ADHD is also an awesome […]

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