jenn jay tales

Jennifer Johnston shares her travel tales; life adventures; observations, photos and random thoughts

Jenn Jay

A little about Jenn Jay …….

jen on waikiki img

Jenn on Waikiki Beach, April 2014

Not wanting to categorise myself but I’m many “things.” In no particular order I’m:

  • a mum
  • a sister
  • a daughter
  • a writer
  • a music lover
  • dis-organised (trying hard to improve on that)
  • often 10 mins late
  • Miss Consumer Affairs
  • curious
  • a (really) good listener
  • always interested
  • someone who goes to bed way too late!

That will do, in case I lose you to too many bullet points.

Over the last couple of years my writing has become a little more than just a hobby. Before that I worked in Human Resources as a Manager, Adviser, Trainer and Consultant. I left the Corporate world to raise my kids and pursue my writing passion.

My interest in writing and the collection of written words began a few decades ago. As a little tacker, my mother tells me, whenever I was asked what I wanted to do when I grew up, my response was always: “a journalist.” Seems I was distracted from that career path for a wee while. But life is short. So with an attitude, there is no better time for change than the present, I left my paid part-time job and returned to University to study again.

Enrolling in a few journalism and creative writing subjects, helped stimulate the grey matter and ignite my creative juices. At Uni, I met people happily pursuing their individual passions. I became hooked into the possibility of where writing could take me. I’m also determined to never ask wonder at the end of my life, “if I could have done more to follow my dream?” 

jennjaytales is a place to share my stories, random thoughts, writings and social comments. 

I hope you enjoy my posts as much as I love writing and sharing them. Thank-you for stopping by.


Jenn Jay also known as Jennifer Johnston

PS. I also have a love for TRAVEL (and anything related to travel) so I’ve created a blog devoted solely to Travel: Travel Bug Within Please take a look. I ‘m on social media on these sites: Facebook: travelbugwitthin   Twitter: @travelbugwithin  Instagram: @travelbugwithin

About the Copyright “stuff”

 Please Note: all photographs on this site are my own and are copyright to:  ©jennjaytales or ©

  1.  If I share the photography of another person, I will credit the photographer.  
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 Thank you.

4 thoughts on “Jenn Jay

  1. Thank you for visiting and following my blog “In So Many Words …” Best of luck with your writing endeavours. Following your passion will feed your soul. … Be well, Dorothy 🙂

    • Hi Dorothy – I feel you are very right in that – writing does seem to feed your soul – maybe not line the pockets – but its not always about the money! Take care, Jenn.

  2. I’m so proud of the strong, creative, traveling goddess you have become….you are living your dream and bringing great stories to people.

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