50 Random Facts About Me

50 Random Facts About Me - TheCuriousGemini.pngJune – the most amazing month of the year because it is the month I celebrate my birthday. So to celebrate I am sharing 50 random facts about me.

  1. I was born on June 15.
  2. I’m a typical Gemini – imaginative, independent and clever.
  3. Family is important to me.
  4. When I was young I wanted to become a teacher.
  5. I have three degrees.
  6. I studied Public Relations while doing my Masters, passed both with Cum Laude.
  7. My dream occupation is to be a Green PR Specialist.
  8. I wanted to study law after high school but my dad refused. So I am going to study Environmental Law next year at the University of Cape Town.
  9. I believe in the law of attraction.
  10. I only crave ice cream when it is extremely cold.
  11. I sucked my thumb until the age of 11.
  12. I played hockey for 8 years.
  13. I had my first kiss at the age of 17.
  14. I still live at home with my parents.
  15. Crowds of people exhaust me – Introvert.
  16. My dream car is a Rose Gold Mercedes Benz G63 AMG.
  17. My favorite snack is dried guava pieces.
  18. I love love buying and collecting watches.
  19. I am a master procrastinator.
  20. I find it difficult to ask for anything.
  21. I am afraid of snakes  but I see one at least once a month at work.
  22. I would love to get a tattoo on my wrist, but needles freak me out.
  23. Some people misunderstand my introvertedness for being rude.
  24. I struggle to keep in touch.
  25. I love earrings but my ears are not pierced (fear of needles).
  26. I don’t drink alcohol, it never appealed to me.
  27. If I could learn one foreign language it would be Russian. I find it dangerously sexy.
  28. I am not a morning person. I would prefer to be left alone until 10 am.
  29. I never finish a cup of coffee because after awhile the aroma of coffee puts me off.
  30. My favorite TV show of all time is Web Therapy.
  31. I don’t like fitting on clothes when I shop, it bores me.
  32. I read more then one book at a time.
  33. In my next life I want to come back as a track athlete.
  34. I get bored very easily and annoy everyone around me.
  35. I never liked my name Lapaka when I was young because it sounded strange.
  36. I am a multipotentialite. I have a new interest almost every two months.
  37. I wake at at 3 am every morning and just think.
  38. Blogging has helped me get through my postgraduate studies.
  39. I wish I could swim, but my fear of losing control wont allow me.
  40. I travel outside the country at least once a year.
  41. My sister’s death taught me to live fearlessly.
  42. I cannot study in a silent room, I must always have music.
  43. After work I have at least 30 minutes of ‘me time’ before I interact with anyone at home.
  44. I am very impatient.
  45. I was a Brownie and later a Girl Guide.
  46. I would love to see The Script perform live one day.
  47. I love love Ireland and hope to visit one day.
  48. I am so competitive, I avoid playing monopoly because I forget that its only a game.
  49. I am a good listener.
  50. I don’t believe in soulmates but I believe in a soul’s mate.


  1. samdfb1

    June 16, 2016 at 8:24 am

    Happy belated bithday! My birhday is today-16 June. Being a Gemini is the best! Great list-we have a few things in common. Well, we are geminis…..

    1. Lapaka K

      June 16, 2016 at 9:02 am

      Happy birthday 🙂 Geminis have the most fun. Would not want to be anyone else.

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