Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jo Blogs Topical Blog – Easter, Hotel Slippers and Brushing Your Teeth in the Bath

1.Happy Easter! 63 eggs and a stupid conversation. ‘Mum! What is ‘Storrac’? ‘That’s ‘carrots’. 2. My Free Hotel Slippers. 3. Capoeira- my first sighting of it. And the video I made as a result. http://youtu.be/6aTXQ-SL8zMBongos Of Hope 4. Brushing Your … Continue reading

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Jo Blogs Guide To Barcelona (Cheese and Ham)

This is my diary from a mini break in Barcelona when me and about 15 friends went to our beloved friend’s wedding (should that be ‘friends’ or ‘friends”? I think I must have been off sick when Mr Brady did … Continue reading

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Jo Blogs Guide To Keeping A Sketchbook

A sketchbook has many uses. Mine is a personal diary and a handy bit of paper to doodle on when I’m bored or want to annoy or entertain a family member. Hardly blog material, eh? I know! Read on. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Jo Blogs – Down And Out In Paris With Flask

This time three years ago, we had a few days in Paris. After spending the first hour using as many French words as I could remember Mrs Joynes teaching us – i.e la charcuterie, le boulangerie, le or is it … Continue reading

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Jo Blogs Guide To Bad Gigs, Careers, Work and Jobs.

Years ago I cleaned for an elderly lady of whom I became very fond. I loved her Old Lady Advice and stories. When she died I missed her very much. We’d become fond of each other. I’d started doing shows … Continue reading

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Mother Nightmare, Cycling and Microwaves

Don’t ever share your dreams, they are boring. Look: And then, as though punishment needs to be administered for advocating living in such a cavalier fashion, it all TURNED.. These dreams are NOTHING in the history of boring dreams. The … Continue reading

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Acupuncture, Trifle And The Milk Man

These pages are from my private diary which is pretty much a document of us both blasting off. Perhaps not much else of note happens in our lives except work and I’m too busy working and trying not to blast … Continue reading

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