Mojo

Hey, How time passes eh? Well, unless you’re waiting for a download, the kettle to boil or a politician to get to the point. 🙂 The Jones Massive have been away and returned. All went very well. Both The Ever Lovely Mrs J and the nippers enjoyed the holiday. Just a little cottage in the north; we’re easily pleased. In fact, the lack of wireless probably helped. I certainly caught up on my reading…. and eating. Maybe another week of watching what I eat and walking more, will be a good thing. Still, lip up, eh, fatty? 🙂 I’ll be honest with you and say not much is going on at the mo – at least, from a trans perspective. […]

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“I don’t like Mondays”

Hi folks! Imagine if you will, a large wedge of cheese. The thin end was my mood on Monday and the much wider, fatter, tastier end, Friday. I don’t know why or how my brain thinks in strange analogies, but it does. Luckily, today’s is wude. So as Sir Bob once crooned about disliking the whole Monday she-bang (Ed: that’s not a dodgy web site, BTW :-P), so to was I feeling less than chipper. I think it may have been a combination of knowing I had a full week of work ahead, feeling a bit miffed with the diet and also the worry that the anti-dog (Black Dog) tablets were not longer cutting the proverbial mustard. Hmm, another food reference. […]

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“I graduated from the Universty of Life
and the school of hard knocks, sir”

Hi, September already huh? How time flies. I’ve picked the last of the blackberries in the garden and the apple trees are looking good. I must resist the urge to make a giant pie, though. That would undo all the good work with the diet. (Ed: Don’t think of yummy, yummy chocolate!) The latter – the diet that is, not the choccy – is going okay and the additional walking means I’m feeling a lot fitter too. I’ve lost a few pounds, but mainly I seem to have toned up in certain areas. Still, better that than no progress at all. I also decided on a spot of shopping as I’d seen a couple of nice dresses on Dorothy Perkins’ […]

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“Panic on the streets of London,
Panic on the streets of Birmingham.”

Hi there, How’s things? For those of you in the UK, I hope that you’ve not been caught in any of the fallout from the looting. Yes, I did saying looting; IMO it’s not a protest when you’re taking goods from shops or setting fire to buildings…. while people are in them. Compared to London and other major cities, Nottingham wasn’t too badly affected. Yes, there was a fire bomb attack on a police station – note that it was a small community office, which no doubt made it seem like an easy target. Luckily, no-one was hurt and arrests were made. I honestly don’t know what the attackers were thinking. Perhaps like a lot of people, I wonder how sections […]

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“I miss the catch if they throw me the ball”

Hi, A night out with friends was just what I needed to rechage the proverbial batteries. It was, of course, time for a party at Chams. In days of yore, it would have been Cream on the Green, but with the ever present risk of the British Monsoon, plus the descending horde of bluebottles (Ed: Flies? Chavs of the insect world!), we decided not to risk it. I arrived early as per and put a few tables out before heading upstairs to get changed. I had the laptop with me, a track list planned and an outfit. It was almost as if I was sorted. Talking of which, the Black Dog remains on his (or her?) summer holidays and the […]

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