The Edinburgh Fringe Festival has some of the best comedy and theatre in the world and is one of the main pinnacles for Australian comedians to aspire to. The way the festival got it’s beginnings is strange but in the end I guess it makes total sense given the very nature of what the festival is today.
The London Underground Busking Scheme is alive and well and passengers enjoy more than 100,000 hours of live music performed every year by professional, talented buskers.
At first, when offered the opportunity to hear from a concierge I was sceptical, cynical in fact. I only accepted the offer because at this point I wasn’t sure what I was doing and I had nothing better to do. I turned up late and unsure of what was going to be said that would be interesting but walked away totally intrigued.
During the scary part of a journey through The London Bridge Experience I had some guy who didn’t speak english jump on my back with his arms around my neck and his legs straddles around my waiste. We became closer than I had expected in such a short space of time.
Why did a woman from over a hundred years ago who did a job that thousands and thousands of people do every day become so famous? Florence Nightingale is referenced by many who really don’t fully understand why she was so famous.