25 Facts About Me

I have been an awful blogger the last couple of weeks due to deadlines and impending doom exams. So, whilst I'm in the process of trying out some new products, I thought I would do a post about, well... me!

So we'll just jump right in, here are 25 facts about me:

1. I have two metal ankles. Why you ask? I am horrendously unlucky.
2. I am a natural red head.
3. I am most definitely a cat lady, I have two cats of my own, Sugar and Spice.
4. Growing up, I wanted to be a florist, a wedding planner, a forensic anthropologist and an archaeologist...
5. I cry constantly at books, music, films, TV adverts, cute animals... you name it, I'll sob at it.
6. I went to boarding school, by my own choice, and it was the best decision I have ever made.
7. Spending two months in Italy last year changed my life.
8. I learnt last year to never regret the decisions I have made, after years of regretting so many things.
9. I have a niece who is six and she is wickedly brilliant.
10. My mum wanted to call me Poppy.
11. I had my first kiss when I was waitressing at a school function with a guy wearing a kilt. It is one of my fondest memories.
12. I swear like a sailor.
13. Hello, my name is Lauren Quinn and I am a Pinterest addict.
14. My brother and I spent an entire afternoon building Wallace and Gromit snowmen. My brother and his friends then proceeded to kill Wallace and Gromit when they played football that night. I have never forgiven my brother for this.
15. My favourite painting is a tie between Vermeer's Girl Reading a Letter by an Open Window or Artemisia Gentileschi's Judith Slaying Holofernes.
16. The way to my heart? Mr Kipling's French Fancies.
17. When I was seven years old, I used to consult an 8 Ball when making important decisions.
18. I will one day learn to play the piano.
19. I wrote a novel when I was fourteen years old and I posted it on Bebo. It was actually quite popular.
20. I like sitting in churches, I find them to be incredibly peaceful places.
21. After watching it so many times, I know the script of Moulin Rouge.
22. I love eating in restaurants alone.
23. I am scared of squirrels and yes, I am admitting that on the internet.
24. Whenever I feel sad, I listen to The Who 'Love Reign O'er Me', because it reminds me of my dad and makes me feel better.
25. Starting this blog has been terrifying and yet so rewarding.
There you have it, 25 facts about me.
Have you got any interesting facts to share? Let me know in the comments!

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