A person who scooped £1.2m on the lottery has mentioned his stepfather predicted his jackpot win the day earlier than.
Kevin Jones, from Llandrindod Wells in Powys, plans to spend a number of the cash on a close-by chalet so he can have his personal backyard once more.
He might be leaving his top-floor flat in favour of an area residential park.
Unemployed Mr Jones, 58, mentioned his stepdad John Davies referred to as him the day earlier than his win to say he would get an enormous prize.
But Mr Jones, a father of three, was insistent probably the most he’d get could be £2,000.
“I’m still shocked, I don’t really know how to feel, it just won’t go in,” he mentioned.
“My (stepfather) mentioned to me yesterday, ‘get a Bentley and present them’ and I mentioned, ‘I’m solely going to get a grand, or a few grand on the most’.
“But he said, ‘no, it’s your turn now’.”
Mr Jones added: “I don’t need much. I always say it’s the simple things in life.”
He has grow to be the winner of the People’s Postcode Lottery’s greatest prize after scooping £1,210,914 within the January draw.
He was the one particular person with the precise successful postcode – and had purchased three tickets.
“I totally forgot about the other two tickets,” Mr Jones mentioned.
“It’s going from one extreme to the other, going from living day by day, hand to mouth, to this extreme.”
He additionally mentioned: “I’ve been dreaming about the chalets for a long time. Every time I pass the place, I imagine living there. It’s nice and quiet and I’m sure the people would be really friendly.
“I’ve all the time liked my backyard and, since I’ve been right here, I’ve not had one. That would give me one once more. Now my dream can come true.”
Mr Jones mentioned he additionally plans to purchase a automobile with the cash, in addition to occurring a Caribbean cruise.
The Formula One fan is hoping to go to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix.
He additionally hopes to go to Anfield for the primary time to see his beloved Liverpool FC in motion.