Sunday with Kelly Jones: ‘Head to the park to run the youngsters out’

Up early? I’ve bought 4 children: 2, 7, 16, 18. I wish to rise up earlier than they kick my head in, and put together for the onslaught of our two-year-old Marley’s morning pleasure.

Breakfast? The youngsters have been having me make pancakes since Pancake Day, so it’s pancakes. Riley, my seven-year-old, likes watching me flip them. Everybody is aware of the primary two find yourself within the bin.

Sunday train? I had ankle surgical procedure not too long ago from an outdated harm – I went over on it performing in Japan. In lockdown, when everyone walked the Earth, it niggled me once more. I’m doing rehab coaching with this Welsh fellow who’s head of Ealing rugby membership.

Sunday church? Jakki, my spouse, is Catholic, so she’ll take the youngest two off to church. Protecting Marley nonetheless is an exercise in itself. I don’t thoughts church – it’s fairly peaceable.

Then? We’ll head to the park to run the youngsters out, then I’ll pop within the butchers and choose up a rooster. Later, stick the veg on, Jakki does the roast potatoes, I’ll do the Yorkshire puddings.

Sunday afternoon? I taught all the youngsters to experience a motorcycle. Riley is into it now. So we’ll head to the park for a experience and she or he’ll wish to cease on the café for chocolate muffins.

Sundays previous? From 1986 till we signed in 1996 we had band follow at noon each Sunday. We’d play soccer from 10.30 in a Sunday league, practise from 12 to 4pm, go dwelling, put my mom’s Sunday dinner within the microwave and the peas would flip into bullets. For so long as I can keep in mind, we’d write songs and be taught cowl variations on a Sunday.

Sunday evenings? Watch a movie with the youngsters. Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is superb. It has a deep underbelly of life and loss of life, and Antonio Banderas is hysterical.

Love or dread Mondays? If I’m not touring, I like taking the youngsters to high school. On tour, you lose observe of the times, however I do know when it’s a Friday or Saturday as a result of the wine comes out.

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