Alexandra Abandoning Ship

“A ship is safe in harbour, but that’s not what ships are for!” I was ready to board The Pride of York with my violins, amps and other essentials and in high heels might I add.  I wasn’t sure if the heels were a good move or not but hey, I’m always up for challenge haha.…

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Diary of a Bride…(week 3)

“A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short.” (Andre Maurois) Wow, this week has been stressful.  I feel knackered now haha. In all honesty, this week I began to feel overwhelmed with the volume of things that are going on.  Im in the final year of my Business Management Degree, running…

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29.8.15 The Safari Finale

“Behind every great musician is an untold story” (Alexandra Parker, 2015) What a night!!! Most definitely the best Safari night of the lot, and I am going to miss the Safari Nights so much! My day begin performing in the courtyard for an hour.  As I walked around the corner I could hear a beautiful…

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One Live Show & One Ultimate Fail

“Whatever you are, be a good one” (Abraham Lincoln) I was ready for my performance and I thought it’d be a really good idea to do an introductory LIVE stream on Periscope (new app) today, not expecting any viewers at all, but I had 30.  Ultimate fail when I didn’t know how to end the…

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8.8.15 – 1 Wedding, 1 Show and 1 hell of an embarrassing moment

I had a cheeky shopping trip on the morning *grits teeth*, I know, I just couldn’t help myself.  Chique in Doncaster just had their new stock delivered.  Needless to say, I left with 4 new dresses 😀 Rossington Hall welcomed me for a wedding before I flew across to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park.  The weather…

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Alexandra’s 10 Beautiful Moments…

“A good life is a collection of happy moments” – (Denis Waitley) I met a lady, not too long ago who spoke about the appreciation for the little things in life and told me of a book that she keeps. Every night, she gets tucked up in bed and reflects on her day choosing 10…

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I’m back busking again…

How I have missed busking.  I didn’t realise how much I missed it until last Saturday (12th April).  That’s right, I was back in Doncaster Town Centre (clock corner) performing for the shoppers and passers by.  I just wish that someone was there filming the whole thing, for the people that I met and the…

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DAY 5 – Video – Alexandra’s National Busking Tour Challenge

finally got around to doing my day 5 video – I’ll be writing a blog about it soon, probably tomorrow 🙂 hopefully tomorrow x A video summarising my thoughts and feelings about the tour will be following….

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Day 2 – An actual blog (the morning after) ANBTC

Wow, I was so tired last night.  I’ve also been really poorly (and getting worse), but the true professional, batting on 😀 this is what musicians do. Sick, or dying and we still work.  Dads just started being poorly too :s Just on the way to Carlisle now, the 5th city of the tour. Yesterday…

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DAY 1 – An actual blog – National Busking Tour

I’m so tired, it has taken me 4 hours to make myself write this blog… to be fair though the past 4 hours has consisted of video editing, transferring photo’s, counting money and preparing for tomorrow! So here’s how the day went…. Having got home at 2am this morning, after performing with the lasers for…

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