30 things you didn’t know about me…

In honour of my birthday on Monday, here are 30 things you may or may not find interesting about me…

1. By the age of one I could speak in full sentences.

2. I was born bald and only really got hair around my second birthday.

3. I was an only child until just before my seventh birthday when Matt was born (Cliff was born 15 months to the day later).

4. I used to dance ballet, modern and tap.

5. I broke my nose in standard 5 jumping on a trampoline.

Gina 1 year

6. The only thing I hate more than snakes is lizards, they are snakes with legs…

7. I have a ‘thing’ for vampires.

8. I was that kid in primary school that everyone teased, sometimes affectionately.

9. I never finished varsity.

10. My first job was working in a toy store, I think I lasted a month.

Deep in thought

11. I can sing, badly.

12. I could never be a vegetarian, I love meat too much.

13. I could have done better at school but I was too lazy.

14. I am very uncoordinated, I drop things a lot, ask Paul.

15. I tell people I am 5 foot but really Im shorter than that. ย Just.

Wendywood Primary - Grade 1

16. I spent just over 8 months on a kibbutz in Israel.

17. I tell myself stories when Im lying in bed to put myself to sleep.

18. I almost always fall asleep after Paul.

19. I can read a novel in about 3 days, I don’t speed read.

20. I love salt!


21. I had naturally blonde hair as a child.

22. I have died my hair pretty much every colour except black.

23. I hate wearing make up.

24. I dont like touching anything fluffy (mohair, lint from the tumble dryer etc…)

25. I gag at the thought of wet paper.

Matt, me and Cliff

26. I have been held at gunpoint in my own home, been smash and grabbed and been hijacked.

27. I LOVE South Africa.

28. One day I will live in Israel, maybe sooner rather than later.

29. I am beginning to be happy with who I am, I am a work in progress and thats ok.

30. The thing I love the most in the whole world is my family!

My family



Filed under Me, Myself & I

11 responses to “30 things you didn’t know about me…

  1. Wendi

    31. You are a really good friend

    32. You have a very strange sense of humour.

  2. Wendi

    PS – you can keep those to add on for when you turn 32!

  3. cath

    hee hee you and i are more alike than i ever realised. X

  4. Oh wow, I can see you in that first pic (some people don’t look anything like their baby pics).

    That family pic of yours in stunning ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. And Jozikids is sooo happy you are writing for us and our community. Thank you and happy birthday

  6. Megan

    Really enjoyed reading that! Happy 30th b-day!

  7. You have a very beautiful family, happy birthday for tomorrow. I may do a post like this my next birthday. :O)

  8. Wenchy

    I have died my hair pretty much every colour except blonde. ๐Ÿ™‚

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