About Me

Hi and thanks for visiting paparali.com!

My name is Ali and I started this blog in 2013. Somehow, in the middle of the crazy year that is 2020, I lost all of my content and had to start again.

My dad came up with the name Paparali. It’s a play on Paparazzi and Ali because I’ve always loved taking photographs and I’ve been known to drive people mad doing so.

I live in Dublin with my boyfriend Dave. We bought our house in 2019 and sometimes share it with my dogs Chief and Lady, who are lucky enough to have 3 houses to call home. I’m an Introvert so I like to keep my circle small but I have an amazing family and a great group of friends.

I have qualifications in literacy development and Adult Education and have worked in that area for over 13 years. When I’m not working, you’re most likely to find me at home because it’s my favourite place to be. Some of my interests include home decor, travel, feminism, dogs, reading, equality, succulents and memory-keeping. If you’re interested in any of those things, you’ll find plenty of that, as well as some day-to-day life, around here.