50 Facts About Me

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Time for a fun post, cos we’ve been getting a little deep of late. But I do think it’s important to keep sharing more fun things about me so that we can all get to know each other better. Read the list or watch the video and let me know below if anything surprised you or if you have any questions on what you read!

  1. I was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire.
  2. I grew up on Staffordshire and then moved to Lincolnshire aged 14.
  3. I used to go to ballet & tap classes when I was 5, but I quit because I missed my mum during the class.
  4. I used to do gymnastics, but I had to stop when I are way bigger than the rest of the kids.
  5. I am 5’10” (178cm) tall.
  6. I have a degree in French & Spanish.
  7. I went to the University of Birmingham.
  8. I lived in Spain for a year and went to the University of Santiago de Compostela.
  9. I speak fluent Spanish.
  10. My French is ok – but not fluent.
  11. I lived in Costa Rica for almost two years after graduation.
  12. I was accepted on to a masters in translation.
  13. I used to hate seafood – but now I love it.
  14. I once had to fire 50 people in one day.
  15. I have never been to Australia.
  16. I have never been to New York.
  17. I have worked for myself since August 2014.
  18. I couldn’t ever see myself working a “normal job”.
  19. I ran a marathon in May 2016.
  20. I have a boyfriend called Rob.
  21. I currently live in Guernsey, Channel Islands.
  22. I once completed the 3 Peaks challenge.
  23. I used to weigh 105kgs.
  24. My blog used to be about fashion.
  25. I make a mean chilli con carne.
  26. People love my guacamole.
  27. I drink a lot of peppermint tea.
  28. My middle name is Grace.
  29. My name is spelt with an ‘F’ after Steffi Graf, the tennis player.
  30. I am a trained EFL teacher.
  31. I started blogging in 2008.
  32. I buy a lot of magazines and don’t read them.
  33. I eat pretty much wheat and dairy free.
  34. I am pretty much self-taught in my career.
  35. I did a diploma in Digital Marketing (more for confidence than anything else.)
  36. I used to hate tomatoes. Now I tolerate them.
  37. I am obsessed with writing lists.
  38. I hate warming up and cooling down when I workout.
  39. I used to live in boarding school.
  40. I have moved house 20 times in my life.
  41. I hate unpacking.
  42. I love it when the sun shines.
  43. I love planning – but I don’t always follow through (and that’s ok!)
  44. I am very good at procrastinating.
  45. I passed my driving test first time at 17.
  46. My favourite city is Barcelona.
  47. My second favourite city is Cape Town.
  48. I once paid my rent with blackjack winnings.
  49. I have terrible posture – a result of being the tallest girl in the class at school.
  50. I once took 8 days to get back from a 4 day trip.

50 Facts About Me - StefanieGrace.com

So there are my 50 facts about me! Any surprises?

Let me know in the comments below and let me know any fun facts about yourself too!