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Thursday, 2 April 2015

31 Day Blog Challenge - Day 2 - 20 facts About Me!


Righty, here goes for day 2, 20 facts about me!

  1. I am an only child
  2. I have lived in the same house since I was a baby
  3. I have been married for 13 years
  4. I have a 9 year old daughter
  5. I have always struggled with my weight
  6. As well as working full time I am carer to my 88 year old aunt who shares the house with us.  She has been my rock since my parents died when I was in my teens
  7. I have been working constantly since 1986 and have only ever had 2 employers
  8. I have been crafting in some shape or form since early childhood and could knit fairisle gloves before I was 12
  9. I have had a recipe published in a Weight Watchers cook book but I've never been a good advert for them.  Oops!
  10. I don't drink much fizzy drinks but I am slightly obsessed by Grapefruit San Pellegrino!
  11. I've never owned a pet but I have been adopted by a cat and a poodle over the years
  12. I wanted to study art and become an interior designer but I left school the day after my last higher grade and went to work in a cash office
  13. I am scared of heights, I can't even sit at the front of the balcony at church!
  14. I am very untidy, clothes, craft stash, work desk, etc :(
  15. I voted NO in the Scottish Independence Referendum
  16. I passed my driving test when I was 18 but had no confidence, I didn't drive for another 18 years then took refresher lessons and bought a car and now I absolutely love driving!
  17. I got knocked down by a van at a pedestrian crossing a few years ago and was really lucky to escape with only 11 stitches to my ankle
  18. I used to work with my father in law and knew him long before my husband!
  19. I have to sing along to every song I know much to the annoyance of my husband, daughter and colleagues!
  20. I have 2 exciting things that I'd love to share with you but I'm sworn to secrecy for the time being!
Well that's my 20 facts, hopefully you know a little more about me than you did before!

The challenge is up on my sidebar if you'd like to take it up too!



  1. I am really going to enjoy this Shona as I am a bit of a nosy devil xx

  2. oooo soooo interesting shona - love this post xx

  3. Whole heartedly am with you on 5 & 14!!

    ....and 19 too, lol

    can't wait to hear about 20