I have been juggling and clowning since about 1979 when as a young teacher I really impressed with some jugglers who were practising at night by the lamp post outside my flat in Colverstone Crescent, Hackney E8 London UK. The shimmering of the clubs in the light looked like orbs flying in the air. They floated! That night I was inspired. Next day I went up to my neighbour upstairs and asked if he minded if I complained about the noise and found out what juggling was about. He did not mind so I did and thats when I met Max, Bill and Taran the juggling troupe from UK, Canada and Scotland who were performing all over the world. It was their fault I got into juggling and I thank them for the rest of my life. Because of it I changed and my life became more exciting.
When I learnt to juggle I nearly lost my teaching job because of my obessi0n, and also I had to warn my downstairs neighbour what was happening so she would not be upset with my balls dropping on the floor!