J W Nelson, Writes, Dances, DJ’s & listens to eclectic music

  • For your copy of Pentagon Pirate Gang: The Secret of the Orchard use the links below
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B09M4FPG9L/ref (Amazon ebook- SPECIAL OFFER £0.99) https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/pentagon-pirate-gang-j-w-nelson/1140795878 – Barnes and Noble https://www.waterstones.com/book/pentagon-pirate-gang/j-w-nelson/9781800942745 – Waterstones https://www.wob.com/en-us/books/j-w-nelson/pentagon-pirate-gang/9781800942745 – World of Books https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pentagon-Pirate-Gang-Secret-Orchard/dp/1800942745/– Amazon (paperback) Reviews https://bookviralreviews.com/book-reviews/childrens-mysteries/ https://bookreviewdirectory.com/2022/09/22/the-secret-of-the-orchard-editorial-review/
  • Friday Poetic Pointer
    For the many, who at this time of year may find themselves in this predicament. Homeless   We search high we search low Our problems we own; confess No need to put on a show As we are the homeless   How did we get here Anyone hazard a guess? We are normal; you have […]
    This is the first book in the series Here are some EXCERPTS “From students being sorted into “houses,” the houses able to earn “points,” one teacher on school grounds that’s allowed to keep animals, readers may recognize that there are some elements that are reminiscent of the Harry Potter series. With a diverse cast of […]
  • Who Am I?
    Today I spoke with a marketing expert about how to better manage your online profile, promoting your work and doing this in the best way possible to get the best return. Sounds simple enough, apart from the fact that one of the key things is to tell any visitors to my website/blog more about me, […]
  • Book Viral Review – Pentagon Pirate Gang; The Secret of the Orchard
    Review a copy yourselves here on amazon – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pentagon-Pirate-Gang-Secret-Orchard/dp/1800942745/ (paperback ) Or on E-book https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B09M4FPG9L/ref Or from Barnes & Noble ; https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/pentagon-pirate-gang-j-w-nelson/1140795878 Or from World of Books ; https://www.wob.com/en-us/books/j-w-nelson/pentagon-pirate-gang/9781800942745 Excerpts from BOOK VIRAL REVIEW; “There can be little doubt that the spirit of the children’s adventure stories has crept back into modern society and Pentagon […]
  • 70th Heaven – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
    In memory of the longest serving monarch in British history here is one way to remember our Elizabeth – “The Queen of all Hearts” 70 years later we are ready for another celebration. A date set for all the of the uk. A time to come together a one nation. This is my small take […]
  • Pentagon Pirate Gang 5 star review (Bruce Miller – Member INDEPENDENT BOOK PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION
    Hi J W, Thank you again for your interest in our book reviews. We read and reviewed your book, “Pentagon Pirate Gang: The Secret of the Orchard” and liked it very much. Here is a copy of our review:  Five Stars. “I enjoyed reading “Pentagon Pirate Gang: The Secret of the Orchard” by J W […]
    Company of Fools: Wild, Irreverent Rom-Com Novel Proves Love & Life are Tricky Business (if Not Impossible!)  J.W. Nelson’s ‘Company of Fools’ zeroes in on the tumultuous life of Justin Whalley, a well-intentioned man who dreams of a wife, children and a steady job. But of course, in true literary fashion, this is too much […]
  • The secret of the orchard is just the beginning
    https://twitter.com/authorsglow/status/1558043881832333312?s=21&t=I9KdEh6gHi6NmGH7WQRQHw Start your journey here; https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pentagon-Pirate-Gang-Secret-Orchard/dp/1800942745/ Any purchased copies of this or any of my books i can only if you leave a review once its been read – thanks JW
  • A Poetic Anthology – via Novum Publishing
    Just released this A ugust, 2022, is Number #12 version of a litany of poets combining to delight us with their works and words including several poems and a short story from me – J W Nelson https://www.novum-publishing.co.uk/books/fiction/other-miscellaneous/novum-12-1.html?tx_mdprodukte_pi1%5Bpointer%5D=0&cHash=005bcc102deb6865fbcb6439a0c34f01 The book will be available online (amazon – this may take a week or two to show […]
  • PPG – The Secret is nearly out…
    A Young Adult book is due out soon…Pentagon Pirate Gang: The Secret of the Orchard.. The secret is still waiting to be revealed (re-launch August 9th – on Amazon and shortly after in bookshops) In the middle of Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire there is a school. The School of Fruit Teaching (S.O.F.T.). 5 young students […]
  • Windfall/Rush
    74 years ago today the UK asked for help from the commonwealth to help rebuild the country Great Britain after the 2nd world war. The Jamaicans who responded to the call had no idea what they were sailing into as they arrived on the ‘Windrush’. Many people i know knew people who came on that […]
  • 70th Heaven – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
    In memory of the longest serving monarch in British history here is one way to remember our Elizabeth – “The Queen of all Hearts” 70 years later we are ready for another celebration. A date set for all the of the uk. A time to come together a one nation. This is my small take […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.25 – ‘Death has no Time’…
    The 25th Bond movie finally arrived after several postponements and delays due to the covid pandemic. It also brought to bear the final outing as 007 for Mr. Daniel Craig, since he begun his stewardship in Casino Royale. In some ways a final chapter has been written, with I’m sure a new one to take […]
  • Fools Company? How does your company fare?…
    See below an excerpt from the book Company of Fools – a comedy drama, with a hint of romance (if you can call it that) available on amazon as a paperback or e-book. This is the story of one man’s genuine quest to find love, a good job and maybe start a family. His name […]
  • Triple Bill (3 course menu) for Christmas…
    YES…its that time again, however from now on, beyond the usual anxious, over excited, frantic and sometime manic rush of Christmas, hopefully you’ll all find time to relax albeit briefly and enjoy a good old read – One of these might take your fancy or all 3! Your Starter : with Christmas fayre – ‘Poems […]
  • Will you help find the Secret of the Orchard?
    Out now on Amazon in 12 countries is the adventure story that throws 5 young students attending a summer school in the middle of Sherwood Forest into a world of adventure, action, and good old skulduggery as they compete to open up the secrets the head mistress and the deputy head have been trying to […]
  • The Bond Poetic – All about Bond (007)
    Here is a Poetic summary of the 24 James Bond films thus far (as we’re currently being entertained by film no 25 ‘No Time to Die’. (I’m hoping to see it this weekend) You can view all 24 Bond Poetic poems (one per film from Dr No in 1962 to Spectre) on this blog or […]
  • “Embracing Fatherhood”…(a Podcast Interview with Solomon Tention & JW Nelson – and others)
    As we are in Black History month – what does mean to be a father of colour? You could its the same as most other fathers. However looking at at from a personal viewpoint – most Caribbean men my age – their grand parents ere not around in the UK. Maybe your uncles were not […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.24 – ‘The SPECTRE of Defeat…’
    Finally the last few films come to a head of sorts as we learn the ‘author of 007’s pain’ has been the oldest of enemies SPECTRE run my the infamous ESB (Ersnt Stavro Blofeld)…can Bond survive his toughest mental and physical test? All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.23 – ‘Falling from the Sky’
    Daniel Craig as 007 stars in the biggest grossing Bond movie ever – over $1billion in sales and its also my personal favourite of the last two decades (plus Goldfinger). The storyline still links together from the previous two films (loosely) and another spike form M’s past comes back to haunt MI6 is spectacular fashion […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.22 – ‘Is there Solace in any Quantum’
    Quantum is Daniel Craig’s second outing as 007 – a change in focus for the bond films more action and drama rather than a focus on nifty gadgets from Q. This played into Daniel Craig’s demeanour in this stunt filled actioner. All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.21 – ‘The Royalist Casino’
    Welcome to Daniel Craig as the new Bond (This means bond has been played by a countryman from our 4 UK nations – Daniel Craig – English/ Pierce Brosnan – Irish/Sean Connery – Scottish/ Timothy Dalton Welsh (and of course George Lazenby who was Australian) . We see Bond become a ’00’ by affecting two […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.20 – ‘Another Day to Die’
    This was Pierce Brosnan’s last outing as Bond – This time he is challenged to recognised a face from the past that has irrevocably changed – his enemy has changed and is supported by Jinx the CIA helper/agent who has her own agenda until they joins forces to overthrow the bad side…This time the theme […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.19 – ‘Can’t get enough (of the world)’
    Bond faces two enemies in one – a seductress and her maniacal companion combine to threaten the world – as the ‘world isn’t enough’ for them. 007 is supported by a young Dr call ‘Christmas Jones’..i’ll say no more on that… All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.18 – ‘Living to Never Die; Any day’
    Pierce Brosnan returns for his second outing as 007 in Tomorrow Never Dies as he does battle with a media mogul in the shape of Eliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce) in Germany any in the South Chine Seas… All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.17 ‘Eyes Like Gold’
    We are introduced to a new 007 in the shape of Pierce Brosnan – Originally selected for the Living Daylights (that Tim Dalton starred in) but due to contractual issues with (Remington Steele – the TV series) Brosnan couldn’t break his contract (I believe) – anyway here he is in his first Bond movie that […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.16 ‘The Killing Licence’
    Bond is out for revenge – after his CIA buddie Felix Leiter and his wife are attached by Robert Davi’s drug lord character. The original title changed from Licence Revoked to Licence to Kill – the them song being sung by Gladys Knight…This was to be Tim Dalton’s second and final outing as James Bond. […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.15 ‘Daylight Living’
    A new 007 takes the form of Timothy Dalton as he stars in his first film reprising the now infamous 007 character. Bond faces a mixture of duplicity, the KGB and a lovely lady with a Cello…. All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.14 ‘A Deadly View’
    Bond has to deal with an offshoot from the Russian experiments (the maniac Zorin played by Christopher Walken) coupled with a fierce (as ever) Grace Jones (MayDay) – what a combo! All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) A […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.13 ‘The Eight Legged Cat’
    Bond enters the world of the auctions starting with an egg and ends up in right old circus at the end… All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) The Eight Legged Cat… And now 009 is in the wars […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.12 ‘The Eyes have it…’
    Sheena Easton sang the theme tune to this latest Bond movie – as 007 faces one of many enemies again… All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) The ‘Eyes’ have it… The helicopter scene strikes again Is Blofeld really […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.11 ‘To the Moon (and Back?)’
    007 takes to the air to stop another madman wiping out life on earth and substitute it for one in space… All episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) To the Moon (and Back?) On land, sea and now into […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.10 ‘Me; Loving a Spy?’
    Moore is back as 007 as he teams up with his arch enemy the Russian KGB to over throw another megalomaniac who wants to build an underwater world and destroy the one everyone else lives on…(this films feature the beautiful theme song – ‘Nobody Does it Better’ by Carly Simon) All episodes of the Bond […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.9 ‘Golden Armour’
    007 returns to pit his wits against an assassin that use a Golden Gun to finish off his targets whilst being paid a cool $1million… This and all episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) Golden Armour Moore moves onto […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.8 ‘Let me Live!’
    Following on the heels of George Lazenby after spending years playing ‘The Saint’ on our TV screens – Roger Moore steps up as the ‘new’ 007 with his own ‘slick’ style of portraying the global superspy… This and all episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.7 ‘Yes Your Majesty’
    A new 007 takes to the stage in the form of George Lazenby – this would be his only first and only Bond film – the 7th in the franchise. This and all episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.6 ‘The Forever Jewel’
    (This and all episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) Episode 6 of the Poetic versions following the James Bond Films starts with the three time Bond theme song singer Dame Shirley Bassey (Diamonds are Forever – this poem/film/ – […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.5 ‘Two Lives for Mr. Bond’
    Episode 5 in the Poetic spy thriller franchise sees Bond die twice? or Live twice?…either way it makes an enthralling watch (or listen) as you are taken through ‘ Two Lives for Mr. Bond’… (This and all episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms […]
  • The Bond Poetic – Episode 1.4 ‘ Thunder & Balls’
    The fourth episode in the Poetic series sees 007 take to new ‘depths’ to save the world once again in 1965… (This and all episodes of the Bond Poetic are available as a Podcast (via Anchor/Spotify) and available on other podcast platforms like Apple and Google.) Thunder and Balls The years roll on and Bond […]
    On a random sunny afternoon, sometimes thoughts, ideas, musings from the past, present and future merge as you look skyward. The deepest blue sky and potent yellowy sun start to speak to you in rhyme. So you close your eyes and respond in kind…maybe with something like this… Sitting in the afternoon sun I breathe […]
  • When Final Whistle Blows
    When the final whistle blows How will you feel? Has Kane and Sterling boosted our mood Will Pickford protect our goal like a shield? When the final whistle blows Can Kalvin and Rice protect us? Or will Stones and Maguire safeguard our back Or should we ‘Jose’ and park the bus… When the final whistle […]
  • Qualities of Life (for a Happy New Year!)
    QUALITIES OF LIFE (all year round)                Always be tidy               Always be clean               Always be generous               Never be mean —–               Do your best for your neighbour               Do your best for your friends               Do your best for all concerned                        And respect for you will never end —–               Try to […]
  • A CHILD IS BORN (from Poems for the Festive Season)
    Your day or reckoning is here! – well that is a little melodramatic – but yes its a day of hopeful joy, togetherness and time with loved ones. Enjoy yours as best you can. Happy Christmas and new year to you all. A Child is Born A  story from far, far away Told of a […]
  • The Big Day (from Poems for the Festive Season)
    Its the day before. Anticipation reins supreme in many households across the globe. This year that anticipation may well be tempered by what we’ve had to endure. Yet as the cliché line states ‘ life goes on’ or in some cases ‘ the show must go on’, as we do this we remember the fallen, […]
  • Christmas Wish (Poems for the Festive Season)
    Christmas Wish – your festive poetic diversion for December 23rd, 2020 Christmas Wish What is your desire? What would you care for most? Your spirits to be higher? A special gift received through the post? —– Whatever you would wish for May come round at any time soon In the night and through your door […]
  • The Snowman Slides In (from Poems for the Festive Season)
    Its the last week in what has been a tumultuous year for most of us around the globe for reason or another. In this last week leading to what will be a different Christmas, here something that hopefully put a smile on your face. This is for Monday Dec 21st – I will send out […]
  • Book review and Interview with J W Nelson
    For the a short read of the 5 star review and to see what JW Nelson thinks about writing in general, and how creating stories, building plots and how he comes up with the names of his characters; see the two links below: Book Review Link https://bookviewreview.com/2020/12/15/company-of-fools-selling-for-love-life-is-a-tricky-business-by-j-w-nelson/ JW Nelson Interview Link: I’m happy to answer […]
  • My 12 Days of Christmas…
    The Partridge is stuck in a tree What should we do?         Sing a song, get down one knee? I could swear I did see two —- Oops, sorry that was the Turtle Doves Yes, there are two of those Christmas is something everyone loves Some Turkey and garlic of cloves? —- Non! Say the French. […]
  • POETIC Christmas Cheer?
    For less than the price of your favourite coffee or tea – a longer lasting present to gift your friends and family for the reduced short term price of £0.99 (check Amazon from Friday Dec 4th) for the reduced price for POEMS FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON In the US this will be available at $0.99 […]
  • December 1st…
    In remembrance; for what we had and for what we have lost; my ode to never forget; as you lay in that December frost… EARTH Mother, LOVETH ;Other Spiritual holiness does she emit Patient, comforting forgiveness pours out Oh how blessed is her radiation that atomises us Powerful, uncompromising tenacity imbues the mind to turn away […]
  • The Bond Poetic Vol 3. Returns in: ” The Finger of Gold “
    The third Bond Film still ranks in the memory for several reasons. The gold painted lady, the ‘ejector seat’ stunt and ‘that Jag’, then Bond on the table coming perilously close to becoming a soprano and not living to ‘sing that particular tale’. At Christmas approaches I’m sure we’ll see the usual catalogue of Bond […]
  • Company of Fools & Poems for the Festive Season (helping you get ready for Christmas)
    For two great presents that will give you some welcomed light relief in these dark times here are two choices for your loved ones Christmas stocking! For a more visual view of the Comedy Drama (with romance attached) Company of Fools is available on Amazon.com/Amazon.co.uk plus another 10 countries in E-book and Paperback see the […]
  • The Wonder of Remembrance (Nov 11, 2020)
    It started with a shooting Sometime in 1914 Young men called into action Some of them lied – still in their teens The desire to protect ones family The duty to overthrow oppression The honour to defend ones country The ability to start learning lessons As the bombs have fallen Over the last two great […]
  • Black History/B.L.M. Vol 2 – October 2020 – J W NELSON
    The ‘No mystery to Black History’ continues…(see #nomysterytoblackhistory on Twitter @jwnelson3.com) WHO ARE WE? (my personal memories) We could be the man at the very top We could be the man with the quiet Karma Reaching a summit some thought impossible Achieved by none other than Barrack Obama We could be the global female lead […]
  • Black History/B.L.M. Vol 1 – October 2020 – J W NELSON
    ‘There’s no mystery to Black History‘ (that’s my little poetic saying). Parents from Jamaica. I have traced my ancestry back to the point when slavery was just abolished (around 1834). And now nearly 200 years later in the UK my son and daughter are just learning about Black History in school. Wow. Is this ‘Titantic’ […]
    With the Bond movie (no.25) delayed again until 2021, get your fix here with a poetic adaptation of the second in the franchise. Starting of course with the silky, dulcet tones of Matt Munroe ‘ From Russia With Love’. In today’s climate it all seems a million miles away from the title? Read, muse, enjoy […]
  • Company of Fools (review by D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review).
    Company of Fools J W Nelson Independently Published 9798677697968      $3.99 Kindle / $10.99 paperback Ordering: https://www.amazon.com/COMPANY-FOOLS-Selling-Tricky-Business-ebook/dp/B08GHSBJWR Company of Fools: Selling for Love & Life, Is a Tricky Business considers the unfulfilled ambitions of Justin Whalley, who dreams of success in love and career, but instead faces a series of disasters. His upbringing and countenance are unremarkable, his family “close, but […]
  • Poems for the Festive Season
    Yes I know its that time again…(when thinking of an ‘e’ gift – something everyone in the family can enjoy and muse over… The above 25 poem based e-book is now also available on Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/483019 and on Amazon
  • Company of Fools – 5 Star Reviews
    Hello – Reviews i’m told are only part of the whole book sales and marketing cycle. I’m new to this so i’ll take the words of those who have trodden this well beaten path before me and done it successfully too. Hopefully in I to, may be a party to this exclusive club, for now […]
  • Company of Fools – Free preview (e-book)
    Go to: https://amzn.eu/6jnktS4 for a taster of the comedic, hopeless romantic and dramatic turns of events that befall our very own Justin Whalley, throughout his fractious time seeking out those 3 life goals: A good job (one tick) A girlfriend / wife (trying very hard) A family (need to get number 2 first – ideally!) […]
  • Company of Fools (new novel)
    My debut novel is now available on Amazon in paperback and e-book https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08GHSBJWR/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Let me know what you think if you purchase or download a copy … Thanks JW
    THE FIRST IN THE SERIES (COVERING THE BOND MOVIES), my own poetic version starting with the first movie… more to come.. NO Way… It was an EON ago when it began Nineteen sixty-two I believe Broccoli and Saltzman had a plan And there he was Mr. Sean Connery From the pen of Mr. Fleming Films […]
  • School – It makes you think…
    When I think of going to school I think about not breaking rules To think of things that are nice and good I do think about my school: my neighbourhood —- To think of all our teachers that help We should think & behave; so there’s no need to yelp Thoughts of playing with our […]
  • One Page Novels by – J.W. Nelson Volume 1
    A journey or a destination? which one ends first..
  • My Political Map…
    Who will be ‘Hung Out’ to dry?…
  • Time for Valentine?
    Oh yes it’s that time again To declare togetherness and love For those committed to remain A connection as pure as a dove Today’s love is smart, warm and clever For two people to be intwined  A bond to last as long as forever  As we all celebrate every day as a ‘valentine’… JW Nelson  […]
  • New Year Wishe(s)
    So I guess it’s time to wish The new year I hope will spark New beginnings, a new healthy dish Hard work maybe, with a little walk in the park Bright, positive hopes  Coupled with realistic plans No flight, keep the fight to cope Resist the temptation for  the’beer cans’  Upward, onward, hoisted on the […]
  • Final stage ‘yes we are ready’ (for the season) Day 24
    Yes it’s nearly here now Special time with family  Togetherness reins and how As another door is opened by a unique key Unlock the spirit to always care Survival through effort allows us to cope We see you all at yours , here and there  Aiming for the target of fervent hope… Happy Christmas  J […]
  • Stage 4 ‘nearly there'(for the season) Day 23
    Chilling in my room Waiting for the day Listening to Christmas sonic booms As I shade from sun, reminding me of May… JW Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 4 ‘final prep’ (for the season) Day 22
    As we party into the night Celebrate the time and season Everything will be just right When we get ‘that gift’ for a reason  Anticipation reins supreme  The annual lesson repeats When we awake will it be a dream? Or will Expectations be delivered right to our feet?… JW Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 4 ‘ready and waiting’ (for the season) Day 21
    Let’s hunker around the t.v. Grab a drink, maybe some beer or wine Christmas equals everyone and me Celebrating the season is divine… JW Nelson  December 2016
  • Stage 4 ‘ready as we go’ (for the season) Day 20
    Lie back look to the stars in hope To the 3 kings  we watch and wait Gifts aplenty journey towards the gate ajar, It’s the opportunity to open our hearts The Bethlehem of now says ‘welcome’ Room is offered to everyone in need At this Christmas time maybe no one will go without a feed… […]
  • Stage 4 ‘final lap’ (for the season) Day 19
    The elves are busy working  Making toys and gifts  No time for dancing or twerking Only time for Rudolph to rise and lift Flying across the night sky Twinkling among resplendent stars The journey keeps spirits high A modern santa now arrives by car… J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 4 ‘last lap’ (for the season) Day 18
    Treats hanging from your tree  Treats stashed in your cupboard  Treats set aside for your family Treats to be cooked by ‘old mother hubbard’… J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 3 ‘being ready’ (for the season) Day 17
    ”Tis the season to be jolly Enjoy the company, grab some holly Make amends, make the time  Partake in a little Christmas wine… J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 3 ‘Readily..’ (for the season) Day 16
    Time to get your things Time to pray and give thanks Time now for the choir to sing Time to make those xmas plans   Time to figure out if you believe Time to remain above the fray Time to give and hopefully receive Time to celebrate The Christmas Day?   J W Nelson December […]
  • Stage 3 ‘readiness factor'(for the season) Day 15
    Size isn’t everything you’re told Its  the intent of the gift that matters, When you get an age, Where stuffed toys dance on stage You scream so loud that glass shatters..   J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 3 ‘In Readiness’ (for the season) Day 14
    Relax,  exhale, breathe Shiver, twitch, distract Wait, work, reveal Food, stomach, attract…   J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 3 ‘in readiness'(for the season) Day 13
    Turkey and ham waiting in the wings  Wrapping paper running low Who will be stuffed with onion rings? A chubby Santa; stuck in the snow? Rudolph chills out by the sleigh Father Christmas lays out cold The waiting begins so there is a delay The sight is something to behold… J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 3 ‘nearly ready ‘ (for the season) Day 12
    On the 12th day Behind that closed door We’ll open it and say It’s Christmas once more What will it be? A Cadbury surprise? Yes smooth and yummy As we eat it with our eyes! J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 3 ‘ready ‘ (for the season) Day 11
    Once a happy snowman All smothered in chocolate so yummy Did shout out the Christmas slogan “I’m putting iced turkey in my round tummy “… J W Nelson December 2016
  • Stage 2 ‘Preparations ‘ (for the season) Day 10
    The gathering has begun The planing is now in play Instructions have been done We await that anticipated day…
  • Stage 2 ‘Preparations’ (for the season) Day 9
    Yes its supposed to be a virtue Good things come to those who wait A couple of weeks in lieu The 25th is coming, so remember that date…   © J W Nelson 2016
  • Stage 2 – ‘Preparations ‘ (for the season) Day 8
    Snowflakes fall, Snowflakes dance Snowflakes we are in awe Snowflakes please take a chance To twirl from the winter white sky To dissolve on our nose To inspire as we stand by To shower and cover our Xmas clothes… © J W Nelson 2016
  • Stage 2 ‘Preparations ‘ (for the season) Day 7
    Signs of the times are all around us now Courageously we have nothing to hide Huge outpourings of love is what’s allowed Fearlessly promote this spirit with pride.. © J W Nelson 2016
  • Stage 2 ‘preparations'(for the season) Day 6
    Inside or out set the tone Let everyone know it’s time The decorations are up around our homes As we ready the turkey and mulled wine… © J W Nelson 2016  
  • Stage 1 (for the season) Day 5
    Another day drifts past like snow We’re one step nearer our goal As we patiently wait For that 25th date The abandoned can come in from the cold..   © J W Nelson 2016  
  • Stage 1 (for the season) Day 4
    So another day is chalked off Excitedly we’ve opened our box Time to get the gear from the loft And maybe start wearing our xmas socks? © J W Nelson 2016
  • Stage 1 For the season (day 3)
    The anticipation begins to build Trees going up sets the tone As we dress up the green They are a sight to be seen Shining hope into all our homes © J W Nelson 2016  
  • Stage 1 – For the Season (Day 2)
    Yes that’s right We are counting down the days Eleven months of darkness will become light As the season of good cheer is here to stay… © J W Nelson 2016
  • Stage 1 for the Season(the first few days)
    The first calendar window reveals Our elf deserves a taste Will the 2nd window gift appeal? Be patient and not make haste…   © J W Nelson 2016