Is your statue in the right niche? 

What is a niche?

A niche is an architectural feature whose purpose is to provide a space for storage or embellishment.

The dictionary defines it as

niːʃ,nɪtʃ/ (noun)

a shallow recess, especially one in a wall to display a statue or other ornament.

synonyms: recess, alcove, nook, cranny, slot, slit, hollow, bay, cavity, cubbyhole, pigeonhole, opening, aperture; mihrab

and is used like so –

“in a niche in the wall is a statue of St John”

Image of a niche

According to Blogging Gurus, a niche is the category in which you blog

  • Lifestyle
  • Technology
  • Travel
  • Creative writing
  • Photography
  • Food
  • Parenting
  • Motivational
  • Spiritual
  • Health

I love assorted chocolates

Hey ! You forgot mish mash!  I simply love assorted chocolates . And most people love a mix too.

I have a lot of interests and I don’t just want to concentrate on that . In fact most of the bloggers I follow have varied interests and varied topics they write about.

These are a few of my favourite blogs

(Sung to the tune of the similar song from the musical -Sound of Music) 

While all these bloggers have their favourite topics, they offer their readers a mixed bag.

On the other hand there are blogs in a specific niche  such as

I don’t want to offend the other bloggers I visit regularly, but if I do mention all of them, it would fill up a whole page! So please excuse me for not acknowledging you here.

Niche blogging helps and I have two other blogs which concentrate on food ( and parenting. But for the sake of readers who couldn’t be bothered visiting different blogs, I have this “Lifestyle “blog .

So on Day 5 of #UBC and # Daily Chatter , I want to ask the reader

” Have  you put the right statue in the right niche? ”


image for niche


A granny who always sees the humour in life and tries to do things differently. When others make cupcakes, this granny makes banana fritters. When she’s not busy chasing her grandchildren who love making her run around, she indulges in her passions of reading, writing, meeting friends and watching movies. And somewhere between all this she enjoys travelling and cooking!

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