Time Flies

Can’t believe its been a week already since the Blackpool convention. Had an amazing time and got to catch up with some great people. The line-up this year was poorer compared to previous years but most of the funs to be had socializing in the bar anyway. Highlight was David Williamson’s close-up sessions – hardly any magic but immensely entertaining. He…

Genio!

I love watching this guy –

Blackpool Beckons

Off to Blackpool now – hopefully see some great magic and make some great new friends. Back next week.

Better than Twisting the Aces?

Just re-reading The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley Volume 1 and am re-discovering some great tricks. Elmsley’s take on Vernon’s Twisting the Aces – “Twister’s Flush” is a thing of real beauty. It gives the plot a well needed kicker and in my opinion it’s far better than Twisting the Aces. Plus it makes me…

The Card Magic of Roger Curzon

For those of you who enjoy watching good card magic performed with exceptional skill – Part 1 Part 2 Roger’s second deal used in Elmsleys “Diamond Cut Diamond” is amazing.

Cold Deck Cut – Minor Variation

This is a great Vernon move and is good if you need to supposedly select a random card from the middle but in fact need to take the top card. It appears that you do a kind of fancy strip out cut and then cut the deck into three piles – the centre pile is…