“Don’t you call me pudgy, portly or stout
Just now tell me once again…
who’s fat”

Hey all, Guess I’ve faffed about enough on the interwebs (t’interwebs? #Northern) and I should get myself into gear. Hmmm. So much for that new exercise book feel to the New Year eh? Here I am, prattling away as per. 🙂 How was your Christmas? On Planet Jones, the big day went very well. The next few days, though, were rather busy with lots of too-ing and fro-ing as we did the visitor circuit. To be honest, I was glad of a sit down at the end of the week. That and the delight over deciding to book some extra holiday to extend the Christmas break. I’ve been enjoying the Christmas spirit – and the cakes, chocolates, dinners, etc – […]

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“It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.”

Hi, Yes, I’m a day later than usual, but I have a good excuse; I was living it up on an Invasion night out. I could have gone with the dog ate my blog blog, but as the hound has her own Blogger account, what’s the chances of that? 🙂 For those of you who’ve still got a turkey to wrap and presents to stuff, I’ve prepared two versions of tonight’s post. Abridged Changing issues. Got fab. Had a truly great night out. Got home. Slept. Unabridged Good News from the War on Moping Not sure if I alluded to this in the last few posts, but in recent months, life – from a pro-celebrity miserablist point of view – […]

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“Let’s have a toast a celebration get a glass out,
And we can do this until we pass out.”

Hello again dear reader, Compared to yesterday’s weather, which seems like a warm up for The End Times. today in dear old England, we’re blessed with a view of a beautiful blue sky. Well, Nottingham at least. Things to be cheerful about! Dare I say, all seems to be going fairly well at the moment; other than the Ever Lovely Mrs Jones being flat out with a rather nasty cold. With luck and a spot of rest, she should be okay for her graduation ceremony next week. Yes, Mrs J will soon be Doctor Jones…. and, yes, I’m very proud of her and no, I haven’t bought her a slightly crumpled hat and a whip either. 😉 Party? Already? Mais […]

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“Right here, right now,
There is no other place I want to be.”

Hi there, New Year’s Eve and the blank page of new day and year will shortly be upon us…. Well, unless you’re reading this after the event. In which case, err, hello. 🙂 Psst, if you’re a time traveller, any chance of next month’s lottery numbers? 😛 So, Christmas has been and gone in a flurry of shredded paper and sweet wrappers. Honestly, I could be describing the inside of a hamster’s cage, rather than the big day at Jones Towers. Really, all went well and good fun was had by all. The nippers didn’t get up too early – too early being pre-8AM – and despite both being very excited the night before, they did manage a good night’s sleep […]

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“I got me a car, it seats about twenty,
So c’mon and bring your jukebox money!”

Hello dear reader, All ready for the big day? I mean, Christmas, of course, but if you’re planning something else cool, good luck with that one too. 🙂 Here at Chez Jones, after many a long night at the kitchen table, I think we are there in terms of having all the gifts wrapped. I did find one skulking at the back of my Lynn cupboard (!) for Little Miss, but luckily that was a nice easy one to wrap up. Unusually, the fridge isn’t groaning under the weight of enough food for ninety people. This time around we’ve tried a bit more planning – as way of a change! No, this time, we’ve pretty much got all that we […]

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