The Merlin Magician of the Year.

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Well, we had a lot of fun down in Carmarthen with lots and lots of wonderful and exciting people turning out to see the magicians in town. We performed like demons, or to be more exact like little Merlins one and all.

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Which of you is Keyser Söze?

This is us after the event, tired and emotional. A rank of five magicians judged worthy to compete for the title of Merlin Magician of the year. A great honour. First up was….

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Come on then, if you think you’re hard enough.

Yours truly, Professor Llusern. Someone had to be first and this time, it was me. I’m a noisy act to follow but bringing up my rear was…

 

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These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.

Jay Gatling mesmerised the audience, read minds and broke the Rubik’s Cube record, certainly for Carmarthen. Then it was…

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Little did Grandad know the youngster had just nicked his wallet.

Tom Dodd the youngest but was not discounted for all that, he has a charm with cards and people that made him essential watching.

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Who’s the Daddy?

Next up was the king of Welsh busking, Mario Morris. His experience of playing the streets of the world was clearly an advantage in a competition like this.

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Stop that man, he stole my moustache.

Finally was Craig Lewis, the only one brave enough to suspend members of the crowd in mid-air for laughs.

And the winner is…

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Well, whoda thunk.

Of course it’s Mario Morris, the man is an international Street Performing Legend. But! According to the judges there were only a few points in it. So it could have gone either way, they do not place us in this competition and don’t reveal the marks, so I’m calling second! After all who can contradict me 😉 but even if I was fifth. Fifth out of a population of 3 million, ain’t half bad.

 

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