The A-Z of Me: Part 2

I came across this post through Dave @ espresso coco when he was #BlogoftheDay on Twitter and he was inspired by Splodz and The Urban Wanderer. As Iโ€™ve gained lots of new followers lately, thank you ๐Ÿ˜€ and I thought it was the perfect time to let you know a little bit more about me. If you missed Part 1 it’s here.


N is for Nepal
Where I went on my 3 week honeymoon in the early 90s. It was a real adventure as we only booked our flights and organised a guest house through my sister’s friend. We went w
hitewater rafting, sleeping overnight on the banks of the river, trekking in the Annapurna region, and exploring the Chitwan National Park.

low angle shot of the temple

Photo by Jake Young on

O is for Ocean
Growing up on an island surrounded by the sea is just wonderful. I can’t imagine living anywhere else, especially when I can hear the waves as I drift off to sleep ๐Ÿ™‚

La Rocco Tower, Jersey

This beach is about 10 minutes away from home in the car

P is for Photography
As I mentioned in Part 1 I’m a member of blipfoto a lovely online photography community where I’ve been aiming to post a photo a day since May 2014. Wow I didn’t realise it was that long!!!

collection of gray scale photos

Photo by on

Q is for Quizzes
I do love a good quiz not that I’m particularly good at them, especially not sport related questions.

frame less eyeglasses on newspaper

Photo by Pixabay on

R is for Reading of course
I couldn’t be a book blogger unless I read the books!
belle reading

S is for Social Media
I do have social media accounts but sometimes they take up so much time when I could be reading instead! ๐Ÿ˜€

facebook application icon

Photo by Pixabay on

T is for Time Travel
I love the idea of time travel and wish it was a reality, but only if I could always come home safely every time!

shallow focus photography of hourglass

Photo by Jordan Benton on

U is for Unexpected!
I do love it when there are are unexpected twists and turns in a book or film. In
real life, not so much, unless of course it’s something wonderful!

grayscale portrait photo of shocked woman

Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on

V is for Volunteering
Iโ€™ll be volunteering again this summer for the summer reading challenge at Jersey Library. Itโ€™s a fantastic initiative to encourage reading and library membership in 4-11 year olds. Itโ€™s great fun and I love listening to the kids as they tell me about the books theyโ€™ve read for the challenge.


This was my spot a couple of years ago when the theme was Animal Agents

W is for Weird
I’ve never been one to follow the crowd and have been called weird by some people, but why be normal when you can be weird! ๐Ÿ˜‰

eggs in tray on white surface

Photo by Daniel Reche on

X is for Generation X
Yup I’m one of those, not old enough to be a baby boomer and too old to be a millennial always the middle child!!

the breakfast club

Y is for You Only Live Twice
One of my favourite Bond theme songs

Z is for Zoo

I’m a member of Jersey Zoo, founded by Gerald Durrell, it’s a great place to visit and support their conservation work


One of the Chilean Flamingoes at Jersey Zoo

Hope you enjoyed Part 2, if you missed Part 1 it’s here


43 thoughts on “The A-Z of Me: Part 2

  1. deesradreadsandreviews says:

    I loved learning more about you! I think it’s great that you volunteer at the library, encouraging a love of reading in children. What a fun and rewarding experience that must be! Terrific post!! โค

  2. bucksbooksbeyond says:

    Youโ€™re honeymoon in Nepal sounds amazing! Iโ€™ve always wanted to visit there. We went to Thailand for ours. I love travelling to countries where their culture is completely different to ours.

  3. Scarlett Readz and Runz says:

    Really like this post ๐Ÿ™‚ I need to check out Blipfoto and perhaps do the A-Z of Me post. It looks like so much fun!

  4. Kelly says:

    Waw Nicki! How adventurous are you!! I could never travel that way, I’m too much of a control freak ๐Ÿ˜„ Also: very cool that you’re a volunteer!

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