~I gave birth to all my children in the same hospital I was born in.
~I have had the privilege of being present at the birth of 2 babies (not including my own). Seeing life brought forth is an experience that one cannot describe - truly divine.
~I also had the privilege of naming my friend's child. He has my maiden name as his first name.
~I love singing really loudly and dancing around, especially to 80's music.
~I was sent to boarding school at the age of 12, for 4 years.
~I have lived in Mount Isa.
~I have lived in Papua New Guinea.
~I have lived in Brisbane.
~I have lived in Toowomba.
~I have lived in Cairns.
~I have lived in Townsville.
~I have lived in Longreach.
~I now live on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
~I went on a holiday by myself to Penang, Malaysia.
~I love coffee, but it has to be from an espresso machine - not a plunger, or a percolator, and definitely not instant.
~My husband is 7 years younger than me.
~I am the 4th born child, 2nd born daughter of 6 children.
~I took classical ballet, tap dance, modern ballet and speech & drama lessons in primary school.
~I was an Assistant Youth Pastor.
~I hate cockroaches. One ran up my leg and I ripped my jeans off in a nano second in a public place - church. Good news - it was a weekday so the place was empty. Bad news - the pastor's teenage son was there. I hate cockroaches.
~I worked in retail for many years.
~I have completed a Certificate IV in Christian Ministries at Bible College.
~My first full time job was a radio announcer in Longreach.
~I won Best Prepared Primary Speech in an Eisteddfod.
~I won 2nd place doing the 'can can' in a duet at the same Eisteddfod.
~I am a university drop out.
~I can touch my nose with my tounge.
~My father died at the age of 49, in a fatal motor bicycle accident when I was 17.
~I went to Catholic schools for all 12 years of schooling except for one year when I attended school in Papua New Guinea.
~I want to visit the child our family sponsors through Compassion in Togo, Africa one day.
~I love the colour red.
~I have never seen snow in real life.
~I hate camping.
~The first time I coloured my hair was at boarding school when I was 12 years old. I have been doing it ever since.
~I used to cut and colour hair at boarding school and pierce ears. I had no idea what I was doing and used to get a kick out of the fact that they would trust me to do it!
~I have a tattoo that I gave myself when I was a teenager at boarding school- with a sewing needle and indian ink- on my ankle that says "Jo"
~I said in high school that I wanted to get married at the age of 27 and I did. (Words are powerful -choose them wisely.)