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Thursday, February 25, 2010

7 things that you probably don't know about me


A few weeks ago Cindy from hungrygirlporvida (a beautiful food blog by the way) passed along a little blog award to me and this is how it goes. I am to tell you, my friends, 7 seven things that you probably don't know about me. So here it goes:

1. I have lived in 7 different cities/towns in my life. I've lived in Ottawa, Saint John NB, Halifax, Montreal, Kingston ON, Perth ON and Hamilton ON. Soon I will be adding an 8th town to that list as we have accepted a transfer to move to the Yukon!
2. At one point I had 5 body piercings! My eyebrow, nose, lip (labrette), belly button and the cartilage in my upper ear!
3. At the age of 15 years I lived alone with my sisters. That's right, no parents. At 18 I lived in a house with a bunch of friends (that didn't last long).
4. I am extremely and I mean extremely terrified of bats. I blame my mother for that one. It's a long story.
5. My perfect job would involve teaching children's and adult art workshops and running a breakfast/lunch cafe by the sea. Art on the walls, home made food, home grown food, yummy lattes.
6. When I was 16 I could play the acoustic guitar pretty well. I'm sad that I let it go.....maybe it's time to start up again.
7. At one point in my life I would ONLY listen to hip hop. I have since opened my horizons but still love me some good old school.
8. I cannot for the life of me watch scary movies. They haunt my dreams and I stay up for weeks after watching them. I much prefer a sappy love story with a happy ending.
9. I have a very multicultural family. We have the following backgrounds in and amongst our family members: Irish, Italian, Filipino, Lebanese, Ecuadorian, Jamaican, First Nations, West Indian, African Canadian.....and I'm probably missing some.
10. My dream is to live in a cottage by the sea one day.

So that was fun! Now I have to pass on the torch to 7 bloggers. Please excuse me if you have already received this one (it's been making it's rounds). I'm asking:


Sweta at Besame Mucho

Caroline at Coeur de La

Vanessa at Flourish




If anyone else wants to play along, please do so! A note for everyone-just drag and save the Kreativ Blogger award button above and include it in your post.
Have fun! xox

10 comments:

  1. I really enjoyed learning these things about you. We have a few things in common: I also used to have a pierced nose, and I only listened to hip hop all throughout high school.
    Thank you for sharing! It's so fun to learn new things about people. :)
    xo

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  2. ooooh I would come to your cafe by the sea, sounds lovely :)

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  3. running a breakfast/lunch cafe by the sea sounds amazing. :)

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  4. I think I remember you with an eyebrow ring...were you friends with Jackie then?

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  5. It's lovely to get to know more about you. Wow I am amazed you lived alone with your sisters at such a young age. I definitely think you should take up the guitar again. I've always wanted to learn...
    Will be working on my list... thanks for the "award"!

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  6. lovely! it's so good to learn more about you. thank you for passing it to me; you are ever so sweet. I'll work on my list now and let you know;)

    xoxo,
    blair

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  7. That was fun. Of course I loved that you lived in Halifax. Just sayin' ;)

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  8. I really love reading these lists! I have to tell you, I think bats are cute and I quite love a good scary movie (not blood and guts though!!).
    The Yukon sounds like such a beautiful place to me. Good luck with the big move!

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  9. Yayyy! Thanks, Johanna! No, I haven't received this award. Yayyy!

    And I love your list!

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