If you have paid for ad free, you have paid for simply that, to be free of adverts when on modaco. Custom roms and the kitchens are a bonus.
Paul will be back to the nexus kitchen at some point, but some other devices are needing a lot of attention at present.
So unless you have some major bugs and can provide logcats, there may be a delay in a new release.
This thread and the HTC one s thread looked identical this morning, and the one s had been waiting a while too