The Italian View

Travel blogging is my new pastime. It gives me great pleasure to share my experiences with my friends all over the world. One of my former high school teachers in Jamaica thanked me for sharing and said it felt like she was travelling with me. That's why I blog!!! To break down barriers and do … Continue reading The Italian View

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The Italian connection #๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ˜Ž

It doesn't take long to understand why Rome is one of the top tourist destinations in the world! There's so much to see and do that it could feel overwhelming. Not for us, I hasten to add. We're well travelled and always do our best to take it in our stride - one trek at … Continue reading The Italian connection #๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ˜Ž

When in Rome…#TravelBlogging #R&R๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

I was reminded today by a friend that when you work hard, it's important to play harder. It's been a whirlwind of a year for me professionally already and in terms of balancing work, study and life, my report card currently states, "Nichole is trying her best and still has room for improvement!" :-)With this … Continue reading When in Rome…#TravelBlogging #R&R๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.๏ปฟ

This post is the first in a summer 'Reflections of a Trailblazer' blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The series begins with a focus on my journey as a mature research student. Future posts will capture my … Continue reading Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.๏ปฟ

Touring your country! When Jamaicans abroad return to yaad! โค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿง

Just under a week to go on our Jamaica ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ voyage. We're having a great time as these pics show! The last 48 hours have been simultaneously hectic yet relaxing. The 28 degrees celcius heat is not for the faint hearted either.  The main event was my dad's 70th birthday party last night. It was … Continue reading Touring your country! When Jamaicans abroad return to yaad! โค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿง

And we’re off! ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท—>

Our mini break in New York was absolutely amazing! All good things must come to an end though. There's so much left to see and do that we've agreed that we will have to return!๐Ÿ˜Š I even caught up with my old high school friend, Kareen who I haven't seen for over 20 years!๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ … Continue reading And we’re off! ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท—>

Movie night! ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ•

After a week of being just mommy to my kids this half term break, I anxiously and expectantly awaited Friday evening. Why? I hear you ask. Well, it was because it was another movie night and we were all going to watch the must see movie of the month, Hidden Figures!!! This movie had to … Continue reading Movie night! ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ•