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The face behind Jan On The Blog

Hi everyone, I’m Jan – the face behind Jan On The Blog. Here’s a bit about me.

Who am I?

I’m a working mom by day and a blogger by night. As the proud mom of a cheeky 1-year old boy, my heart is where my family is.

Where am I from?

I’m originally from Sri Lanka – better known as the pearl of the Indian ocean. But Melbourne, in the land down under, is where I now call home.

What’s a perfect day?

A perfect day is when I’m reading or writing, preferably while sipping a mocha. Harry Potter, Hunger Games, The Grisha Trilogy and The Priory of the Orange Tree are some of the books I keep going back to. You might also find me experimenting in the kitchen or bingeing a show on Netflix. Read more about what I’ve been cooking lately in this post: Lockdown cooking: 5 tried and tested recipes.

What do I do?

I work for an Australian telco company, writing content for internal communications and technical documents. I enjoy making the complex simple and using the right words to drive engagement.

Why do I blog?

I believe words have power. And it brings me joy to use my love for writing to spread positivity and share what I know. That’s why I blog. I hope you find Jan On The Blog entertaining as well as thought-provoking. Have a read of the blog and let me know what you think.

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The face behind Jan On The Blog

You’re tagged!

To my blogging friends – I love reading your posts and would love to get to know more about you. Would you like to join me for “The face behind the blog” tag?! You are all invited because the more the merrier. Here’s all you need to do.

1. Use the “The face behind the blog” tag to post a little bit about yourself

As much or as little as you like. Feel free to use the questions above or any others. Include your own pictures. Have fun with it!

2. Tag 2 or more blogs you love and leave an open invitation too

Get to know the faces behind your favourite blogs! After you’ve published your post, let your blog friends know you’ve tagged them.

3. Don’t forget to tag this post in Jan On The Blog

So I don’t miss out on the fun 🙂

To get this started, Chats With Chels, Crispy Confessions, Chocoviv, Ribbonfairy with unboundedwords, Chasing The Maximum Life, Growing With Spawn – would you like to join me for “The face behind the blog” tag? 🙂

It’s an open invitation, so please join in!

Thanks for visiting Jan On the Blog! See you again soon 🙂

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62 thoughts on “The face behind Jan On The Blog”

    1. Thanks! Not so awesome at the moment with the lockdown though 😬🤷🏻‍♀️😂 Please join in the fun using “The face behind the blog” tag so I can get to know you too ☺️ I know you love Harry Potter! 😋

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      1. We have it in India too! I actually have a related post like that, and all the information is on my author page on amamzon………
        But I’ll definitely try, thank you for the invite!
        I most certainly do!!

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  1. Such a great idea! Loved reading your answers 😊 sounds like your blog & your job go hand in hand with your passions of writing! Love the reason why you blog, I also think there is such power in words! 👌🏼 will jump on the bandwagon in a new post soon, thanks so much for the tag xx

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      1. I was actually writing the post on my desktop. And turns out the Comments menu on WordPress (within wp-admin) show the email address attached to each comment ☺️

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  2. Yes yes yes!!! I am definitely in, thanks so much for the tag 😊 It’s amazing how people can be worlds apart and yet so relatable, you sound like someone I would like to have here especially during this pandemic 💖

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    1. Yusss thanks Shelly! Looking forward to reading your post. Aww I’m so touched. Thank you, and likewise💜 Getting in to active blogging was one of the best decisions I made. Not only do I have such a kick with the writing I’ve met some beautiful people, yourself included. The chats we have in comments make my day – it’s really special isn’t it? Thanks again for the lovely words. Blog friends for life! ☺️xx

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      1. 😁💖💖 you’re absolutely right! It’s also pretty cool to meet people with similar interests that you wouldn’t get to know in normal circumstances! Blog friends for life 😉💖

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    1. Thanks for joining in Olivia! I loved reading about you.
      Like you, I do enjoy everything about the beach! Luckily I live close to one, so that’s where I often do my walks too.
      Hopefully you get to visit America again some time soon🤞🏽

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    1. Thanks, that means a lot. I do try to live by the Spider-Man quote “with great power comes, great responsibility” (not that I’m a massive fan of Spider-Man 😂)

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  3. My partner and I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post’s to be exactly I’m looking for. Does one offer guest writers to write content available for you? I wouldn’t mind producing a post or elaborating on a few of the subjects you write about here. Again, awesome web site!

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