50 Facts About Me (Part 2)

In September last year, I wrote the first half of the “50 Facts About Me” blogging tag. I have finally decided to finish it off. So, here are the final 25 facts about me.

  1. I have never lit a match.
  2. The most overrated place I have ever been is Los Angeles.

    Me in Los Angeles in front of the Hollywood sign
    Me in Los Angeles in front of the Hollywood sign
  3. I have had three operations and have been under general anesthetic five times, with a sixth time happening soon.
  4. My grandmother’s nickname for me as a child was “Possum” because I had big eyes.
  5. During a phase in primary school, I wanted to be a forensic scientist and hand-copied pages of information about it from an encyclopedia. I now do work for a police forensics team.
  6. I get told a lot that I look Russian.
  7. My dad is a professional gambler.

    Me with my dad at a horse racing track
    Me with my dad at a horse racing track
  8. I have had the same best friends since preschool.
  9. “Commonsensical” is my favourite word. It just sounds ridiculous.
  10. I had braces and cancer at the same time.
  11. If I could have dinner with any person, dead or alive, I would choose John F. Kennedy.
  12. My favourite art movement is Impressionism.
  13. I have never broken a bone, except for when my collar bone broke while I was being born. TMI?
  14. I used to have a collection of TicTacs from around the world… until they melted.

    Some of my old TicTac collection
    Some of my old TicTac collection
  15. If I could choose a super power, I would pick the ability to fly.
  16. My feet are too big to fit most female shoe brands.
  17. I do not like Harry Potter, but have a large Harry Potter Lego collection.
  18. A huge misconception about me is that I go out every weekend to get drunk. I actually do not usually drink much at all. I go out to dance.
  19. Through this blog, I have helped people around the world to tour the White House.
  20. There are pet frogs in my bedroom.

    My frogs
    My frogs
  21. I paid $150 for a Titanic DVD.
  22. My favourite law subject so far has been “Criminal Law and Procedure B“.
  23. I studied French for eight years and have visited France twice, but I am absolutely terrible at speaking the language.
  24. I am not religious, but I went to a Catholic kindergarten with nuns.
  25. The scariest ride I have ever been on is the Tower of Terror at Disney World.

    Me in front of the Tower of Terror, Disney World
    Me in front of the Tower of Terror, Disney World

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