Clowning, Jail, Markets and Dancing under the Luna Eclipse

I went clowning at a play centre.  I haven’t done much clowning that is commercial, so I was curious.  I arrived at the place and met the client.   I left my gear there and went off to find the coffee shop.  I was standing in the shop and it seemed… Continue reading

Perth: Friends, New friends and Clowning

I’ve been here a few weeks. Thought I would quickly record some of my impressions.

I noticed how relaxed I am in a new city, have to thank the GPS for that. I just love not knowing where I am and having the voice say turn left in 600 metres. Sometimes it takes me on… Continue reading

Alice Springs: Life and Musings

I offered to do a workshop for the people who have allowed me to stay at their campground. They have a big campfire and they invite people to come and share stories. For the last 4 days I’ve not been well, yesterday spent the day in bed, too exhausted to get up. That night I… Continue reading

Clowning in a Remote Community

I had to get up especially early today to teach clowning at 8.30am. I had a reasonably good sleep so felt energised. Leonie picked me up and I spent some time setting up.

The two junior classes were delayed so I practiced some juggling. I have a format for the workshop but often I change… Continue reading

Ilfracombe State School: Clowning and Teaching Sustainability

The Principal, Chris, is a lovely guy and his staff were very warm and welcoming. He provided a place for me to stay and more importantly he trusted me in his school, a stranger. He was grateful to me for offering. This was a small school of around 30-40 kids but really wonderful size for… Continue reading

Charleville: Teaching Conflict Resolution and Clowning

Today I went to St Mary’s school in Charleville. I was invited to do 3 presentations. One was on REAL HOPES 4 Conflict Resolution, Clowning Around and a Presentation to the school. Tomorrow I will train teachers in harmony.

I had a few stresses yesterday. I tried to find my blind spot cards. These cards… Continue reading


Mohandas Gandhi

“If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.”