Author Archives: Scoop Magic

The Importance of Character

The great Robert Houdin (see for more on Houdin) said a magician is an [...]

What Does Your Reaction To Magic Reveal About You?

When performing magic I get a wide range of different reactions from all kinds of [...]

Hard Work vs Natural Talent

Whether you want to be a successful magician, footballer, singer, engineer or pretty much anything [...]

Should Magicians Specialise?

There are various types of magic performance: close-up, stage, comedy, illusions, mentalism, kids’ shows…. But [...]

Can Magic Help You Pull?

Often when I do my close-up magic for young men they say something along the [...]

Amateur vs Professional

If you are organising an event such as a wedding, Christening, corporate event or party [...]

The Biggest Wedding Problems and How to Avoid Them

I have been performing at weddings all over the UK for more than fifteen years [...]

What Should a Magician Wear?

The days of magicians wearing top hats and tails has truly gone and thanks to [...]

Why I’m Not In The Magic Circle

When I introduce myself as a magician I always get asked about the magic circle. [...]

A Day in The Life of a Magician

When I meet people and they hear that I do magic for a living they [...]