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Topic: Hello
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Jan 5, 2012 11:02PM)
HI my name is Hugh I perform in and around the Oakland County Michigan. I came over from Scotland 22 years ago today. I always wear a Scottish Kilt when performing and rarely wear a jacket. As you can imagine this can make things a wee bit harder but I seem to get away with it.
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Jan 6, 2012 03:59AM)
Welcome The Kilted Magician,

Without Jacket pockets to work with, it begs the question what does a Scotsman Magician wear under his kilt?

I'd rather not hear about the wee bits in your introduction LOL.

Your attached image doesn't seem to work but your website has a nice photo.

-Mary Mowder
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Jan 6, 2012 01:28PM)
Thanks Mary, I meant no offence in my intro, I have many answers to what I wear under my kilt but I keep them appropriate to the situation. I normally wear my socks and shoes below my kilt. For want of pockets I use a couple of pouches, which clip onto my belt. I had them made by a local leather worker and they actually work out pretty good. I have lots to learn even although I have been doing restaurant/bar work. I know a few guys that are on here and look forward to learning from others.
One thing the can be a curse or a blessing for me is my accent, it is fairly strong and at first can be hard to understand but hang around a few minutes and you start to get it.
Thanks again for the welcome
Hugh
Ps I will try to fix the picture.
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Jan 6, 2012 03:40PM)
Kilted, You didn't offend, I was trying to be funny.

Sorry.
Message: Posted by: Leland (Jan 6, 2012 06:14PM)
Welcome!

Mary you were funny! As far as what's under there,I'd rather not find out!!
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Jan 7, 2012 11:48PM)
No need to feel sorry Mary It was I who took it wrong.
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Feb 25, 2012 07:06PM)
Im going to be a busy guy on St Patrick's Day. Just as well Im part Irish, but then again EVERYONE is IRISH on St Patrick's Day. Erin Go Bragh
Message: Posted by: DoctorCognos (Feb 26, 2012 01:06AM)
There you go friend.

St. Patrick's Day is a great excuse for green beer, and magicians to magicically make it dissapear.

The Doctor
Message: Posted by: TheGreatNancini (Mar 1, 2012 01:56AM)
Hello Kilted and welcome to the Café!

I have a very good friend who is a Scottish magician and he wears his kilt to perform as well. He is also an awesome piper, which combined makes for a very interesting combination! :) I enjoy hearing him play as much as I enjoy watching him perform his magic!

~Nanci
Message: Posted by: Lash (Mar 1, 2012 12:32PM)
Welcome to the Café! Nice to see a fellow Michigander. I'm in Ingham County. Welcome aboard!
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Mar 1, 2012 07:48PM)
Doc, I would love to make that green beer disappear but as we all know beer and magic don't mix. I will however make up for it after my last gig of the day. Got to bless the wife as she said she will drive me around and pick me up at the end of the night. My drink of choice is Guinness as you know its good for you. Nanci I would love to see your friend someday. Lash thanks hope to see you too sometime. Is anyone going to Abbotts get together this year? I will be going wish I could find a place closer to Colon instead of where I stayed last year in Coldwater.
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Mar 9, 2012 09:22AM)
May you all be in Heaven half and hour before the Devil knows you're dead.
Message: Posted by: yabi (Mar 12, 2012 08:51AM)
Little late on this, but welcome! I don't even want to imagine the difficulties performing magic with no pockets and/or jacket option. Also, working in a kilt must be a struggled. You're a brave man!

Best wishes,
y.
Message: Posted by: Kyle Elder (Mar 13, 2012 11:45PM)
I think it's great to have your own unique style
Message: Posted by: The Kilted Magician (Mar 25, 2012 08:38PM)
Thank you Kyle it is a wee bit unique and a lot of fun. Im not a brave man Yabi, just a Scotsman.