What did you wish you knew, or had someone near you understand?

Hi, In an online article somewhere far, far, away I caught the line: what did you wish you knew or had someone near you understand? Well, there is a question. Two. perhaps. 🙂 Here’s my thoughts on this and if you have your own, please feel free to share via the contact form, in the comments, or feel free to not to. It’s all very calm here at YATGB. What did you wish you knew? That as a young man, that life would get easier as I got older and that I’d meet someone very special to share things with (the Ever Lovely Mrs J, of course). That it’s okay to make mistakes and to learn from them, is sometimes […]

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Looking back. Looking forward.

Hi, Well, that’s Christmas pretty much over with! 🙂 A few of your poor souls have had to go to work, and for that, you have my sympathy. For those of us who haven’t (Ed: don’t rub salt in the wound!), there’s been a flurry of visitors and visits. There have been times when I’ve wondered if being back in the office may have been a little quieter, but it never got that bad. 🙂 With various visitors conversation has drifted across the news and what’s going on in the world. Oddly, there’s been two conversations about trans people, and no, other than the Ever Lovely Mrs J, they don’t know. Well, as much as my well-groomed eyebrows and earrings […]

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Decisions, decisions….

Hi, You know those days, or even weeks, where nothing seems to go right? Well, I’ve had the good fortune that it’s been quite the opposite. Is this vintage yet? After decades on the information not-so-super B road, fast broadband is finally coming to our neck of the woods! At Chez Jones, we’re rather excited about this, so fingers crossed it all goes well on installation day next month. The kids pretty much stream everything they watch these days, and on to tablets, rather than the telly. We shop on-line; I work from home when I can, and Wee Man writes and completes his homework online. Work has been challenging but my coworkers have really pulled the stops out to […]

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