A Christmas Day In The Life of Josh Parton
What do you do on Christmas Eve?
Being the organised person I am, I usually end up running around like a headless chicken realising I’ve got less than 24 hours to buy presents for everyone!
After all that hard work, I like to get in the festive mood by watching some Christmas films. There’s rarely a year that passes where Home Alone doesn’t get a viewing. Elf is always a winner too!
What is the first thing you do Christmas Day?
I start by tearing open a chocolate selection box! If I am watching my waist line then I’ll make sure it’s a chocolate orange!
Do you have any traditions that you do every Christmas?
There’s a theme developing here! I like to challenge myself by seeing how many roast potatoes I can eat! My record is 23 and counting. If anyone fancies a contest then let me know!
Once out of the food coma, we tend to play our annual game of Monopoly - I’m not the sort of person to flip the board when I land on a hotel on Mayfair...
What do you do in the evening Christmas Day?
Eat even more food! I like to get a cheese board going at this point - it would be rude not to! I’ll tend to sit in front of the telly with the family.
I hate it when the day is over but it quickly sinks in that I’ve always got a packed schedule of Boxing Day football to look forward to ... oh and usually a decent helping of bubble and squeak!