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11 things you didn't know about me

1. I'm incredibly shy and awkward around new people. I've lost a lot of confidence over the years due to losing friends etc but it has made me more wary who I point a finger to and label as a 'best friend'.

2. I was a tom-boy when growing up. I was never really into makeup etc and was even on my school's football team for two years (I then changed schools). I owned a few football kits and I mean the whole shirt, shorts, socks + trainers sh'bang! I've grown out of that stage now. I will never be a girly girl who adores the colour pink for example, but I have never touched a football since I was 14!

3. I can play the Piano. I started learning in year 4 and stopped when I left my final year at secondary school. 7 years! I was never graded though!

4. I get along better with boys than girls. I literally have always had more boy mates than girls. I guess this relates to my tomboyish ways, but I really do prefer 'hanging with the boys'. I used to hang out quite a lot around the ages of 14-17 but sadly I don't talk to any of the same people anymore! However, I have started talking to some old friends recently and I've never been happier. I've also grown incredibly close to someone at work who means the world to me. I honestly believe you have to go through a handful of shit friendships before you find a true gem!

5. I never wear jeans. I used to wear them non-stop when I was younger but now I just don't. I only have two pairs and they stay folded up in my drawers! I feel so awkward in them, like my legs are being suffocated or something!

6. I don't really have any phobias. However, sheep really freak me out. Straws that are all together make me feel sick and so does pasta when it's boiling standing up. I think it's the holes, ew! I also generically hate spiders, moths and any kind of bug.

7. I really love animals. I often walk home and stroke cats and feed birds.

8. I may have been a twin! My Mum was told that she may have been carrying twins but either way if she was, he/she died </3

9. I can't stand mess. It annoys me when people don't clean up after themselves and leave it for others to do. BACTERIA LIVES & SPREADS KIDS!

10. I have no idea what I want to do with my life! Growing up, I've wanted to be a Vet, english teacher, asda checkout lady, zoologist and a magazine journalist.

11. I'm not just English! My family (Mum's side, on my Grandad's side) are all from America. My actual surname originates from Ireland though. I have a huge family in America and I can't wait to visit there one day! I am close to my dear Cousin Damien. We have never met but we always keep in contact via email! So hello if you are reading :-)

Hope you enjoyed this. Little random but now you know 11 new things about me that you didn't know before!

I tag everyone who reads/follows ASHLLYD to do this! Make sure you send me the link, I would love to read!

25 comments

  1. That's a really good post. I'm proper nosy so maybe that's why I loved reading it too much. With regards to friendships, I couldn't agree more! I've had some nightmare experiences, but you live and learn and in the long run it makes you a better judge of character. :)

    Milli xx

    Ps. Check out my giveaway if you get chance www.glitzngrime.com

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      I entered :)

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  2. Great post. Tempted to do this myself! xx

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    1. Please do and be sure to send me the link!

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  3. I really like this post (: I agree with the jeans thing, I wore them all the time until the age of about 16 and haven't worn them since! Suffocated is definitely the right word haha xx

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    1. Hahaha, they are terrible!

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  4. I love this! I'll be sure to post my own take on this sometime soon. I'm the same with numbers 1 + 5, i get quite 'anxious' (?) around people i don't know and can find it hard to trust people, oh and jeans are just something i've never liked or wanted to wear, haha!

    rachelpan xo

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    1. Hahaha, you are just like me! Be sure to send me the link if you do decide to do this post :)

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  5. I love this post. I'm exactly the same with 1 & 2.
    Check mine out? http://boundbydynamite.blogspot.com/2012/03/11-things-you-dont-know-about-me.html#comment-form
    xx

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  6. Totally get the circles thing! Thought that was just me haha. xx

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    1. And I thought it was just me! Wow, you're amazing aha (:

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  7. This is such a lovely post! A real insight into you!

    www.beautebelle.blogspot.com
    x x x

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  8. Imagine how different your life would be if you had actually had a twin.. scary!
    Love your blog
    xxx
    Charlotte Couture Blog

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    1. It would be super weird hahaha!
      Thank you :)

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  9. I liked to read all of that things! :) The one about the twin.. wow, socking and strange at the same time!
    I always wanted to play piano, lucky you! I love piano :)
    And I was a tom-boy too when I was a kid. Maybe is the reason why now I'm so feminine haha.
    Love your blog! :) I'll follow you.
    Hugs from mini world!

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    1. Thank you for the follow!
      Hugs from Ashleigh's world, aha! :)

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  10. I'm a copycat, and have just done this too! :) http://millysminiadventures.blogspot.com/2012/03/11-things.html

    I can relate to quite a few of your things - I tend to get along more with boys overall, although I have a handful of close girl friends, most of my more 'casual' friends and acquaintances are male. I was also a tomboy and played football, but now just the mention of a goalpost makes me yawn! xx

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  11. I just discovered your blog today and I adore it, you write so well! Also, I relate to you so much, I used to be a huge tomboy and get along easier with boys now (I think maybe that's why I blog - because my male friends don't want to talk about shoes and baking, and I need somewhere to express it all!)

    I'm now following,

    Mona

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  12. I love posts like these as i'm super nosy. I like the fact I get to know you more as a reader which is nice. I loved this post so much I had to do my own (copy cat haha).

    Dionne

    http://itsbeautystartswithin.blogspot.com/2012/03/11-things-you-didnt-know-about-me.html

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  13. It's lovely reading posts like this! I'm with you on preferring to hang around with boys and being shy to start off with. Its nice to get to know a blogger a bit more than just looking at photos :)

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  14. I have that thing about pasta and straws too. It's called trypophobia, whatever you do, do not google it! Haha! Scarred for life! :-)

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