Rebel bass!

Hi, It’s Friday, it’s fifteen minutes to ten and I’m on the wrong side of warm. I don’t know if it’s my vague Celtic ancestry, but I’m not one for hot weather. Sure, a bit of sun is nice and to see the trees and hedgerows all green, is rather nice. Still, only two months or so to go, and things will start to cool down. I’m rather looking forward to that. Sorry, sun worshippers, I’ll always be an autumn person. 🙂 So, with the obligatory comment about the weather, what shall I prattle on about? Well, I didn’t make it to Chameleons this week. I was packed and good to go, yet I decided to hang back to attend […]

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“slave screams he thinks he knows what he wants”

Hi, That’s the first week back after a fab holiday. All in all, it could have gone a lot worse, so small mercies eh? It doesn’t seem long since we were packing our bags for the big trip, and yet, it’s half term for Wee Man and Little Miss already. Another week off? Larks, you’ve just had a fortnight, you jammy so-and-so’s! 🙂 I’m pretty sure I won’t be taking any time off this week coming. I’m keeping it stashed for the next family holiday, so the Ever Lovely Mrs J (who seems to manage to save her flexi-time up – mainly as she works so very hard) will be covering. Oh, and no doubt Mrs J Senior may be […]

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“A life to call our own,
That is ours alone,
Is as hard as hell to come by these days.”

Hi, The Past The other day, over on ‘Straightbook’ a friend request popped into my inbox. It was from an old school mate. Now, I’ve probably used up my quotient of ironic quote-marks. If I had any more, I guess they’d be around the word mate. 😉 I was a little thrown by this and me being me, I was in a bit of a spot over to accept or not. Seems silly now I look back. Not so much the outing that happened back then, but more me taking the time to consider accepting. I guess I was thinking forgive & forget but at the same time, I was worried that if I did, would he have another pop at outing me again? […]

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“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both.”

Hello dear reader, Well, I have faffed and messed around this evening. Hoping that by the delay, I will be blessed with a visit from the Muse – from a classical sense, not the band – and something interesting would pop into life between my ears. That hasn’t happened. 🙂 I did toy with the idea of leaving today’s post until Saturday night, but I have a feeling that the same thing would happen again. I guess that’s how blogs wind down, not with a bang, but a whimper and all that. I should add that I’m not thinking of giving up just yet. When I do get my head around blogging, I do enjoy it. I’ve met some interesting […]

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“We’ll take our hearts outside,
Leave our lives behind”

Hi folks, Not only is it the weekend, but here in the UK, it’s a long break two: the Easter Bank Holiday. Well, for those of us who don’t have to work it. The Ever Lovely Mrs Jones was rather clever when she planned a short break for the Jones Massive, so we’ve had a week away and now we’re back to a long weekend. Just time to cram in the usual stuff of food shopping, dog walking, child entertainment, family visits and – if we’re lucky – a decent amount of laying about, reading books. I’m hoping there will be quite a lot of the latter. Ahh, setting my sights on the dizzy heights once again eh? 🙂 The […]

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