Second up for our weekly "Wild-Child Files" feature is the gorgeous Emma Waldron, model, Primary school teacher, and former Miss Ireland. More recently however, Emma has taken to the world of fashion blogging, and has set up her own website, EmmaWaldron.com. Be sure to check it out so you can follow her on her journey into fashion, Tv presenting, and other adventures!
NAME: Emma Britt Waldron (Britt is my grandmother's name she's Swedish!)
AGE: 23 as of 4th of May! I feel quite old!
OCCUPATION: Primary School teacher, Model, Presenter, Writer
FAVOURITE FOOD/MEAL: I love food so it's difficult to pick a favourite! I love fillet steak, one of my favourite restaurants, The Rustic Stone makes a mean steak!
FAVOURITE PERK OF MY JOB: Teaching: I love working with children, they're hilarious. I was teaching in a school recently and the children had hidden cards all over the classroom. The children had to tell me whether I was 'hot' or 'cold' relative to how close or far I was from the cards. One child screamed repeatedly 'You're so hot, you're so hot!!' I couldn't stop laughing!
Modeling: I love the random nature of the job, you never know what you will be doing from one week to the next. It's exciting.
FRIENDS TELL ME I'M: a softie!
MY PROUDEST MOMENT TO DATE: Traveling to India in November with Healthy Kids Happy Kids and seeing the difference the charity was making.
LAST DREAM I HAD: I always have crazy dreams! Lately they've all been in really warm places, which I figure is my subconsciouses way of saying 'I NEED A HOLIDAY!'
MY GUILTY PLEASURE: Garlic Mayonnaise! Anything tastes good with garlic mayonnaise...apart from kisses!
CANT STOP LISTENING TO: Nicki Minaj 'Beez in the Trap'
MY BIGGEST FASHION MISTAKE: A lovely denim on denim ensemble I wore for my confirmation!
CURRENTLY LUSTING AFTER: A stunningly warm summer holiday destination with beaches that stretch for miles and total peace and quiet!
PET PEEVE: Negativity!!!!!!
BIGGEST SPLURGE/SPEND: As of late my new HTC ONE S! I absolutely love it! It's not terribly expensive but since I've been locked in my room studying for my finals I haven't been shopping much! It's such a great phone!
DREAM HOLIDAY/TRIP: Caribbean Island Hopping!
WHERE I'LL BE IN 5 YEARS TIME: I want www.emmawaldron.com to be the most successful blog/store in Ireland, I want to design a clothing collection. I want to be teaching and/or a presenter. I want to travel the world and learn how to cook in every country I visit. I want to have my own apartment in a city, perhaps Toronto, and to have a meaningful tattoo. I want to write for a magazine or newspaper. I want to raise more money and open more Education, Housing and Medical centres with the charity Healthy Kids Happy Kids in India, and I want to be very very happy :D
HOW I WIND DOWN: I like to relax with a glass of wine and a movie with my boyfriend Manners.
MY MANTRA/SECRET TO SUCCESS: Never stop working hard.
IF I WAS AN ANIMAL I'D BE: A boxer dog! I have a boxer called Charlie and he is spoiled rotten and gets loads of cuddles!! I think I could put up with that
MY CELEBRITY CRUSH (DEAD OR ALIVE!) : Michael Ealy!
MY CURRENT DREAM/GOAL: To finish my final exams in St. Patrick's College Drumcondra
ADVICE TO MY 16 YEAR-OLD SELF: Not to be so trusting of people, you learn a lot about people and the good and the bad qualities of people. I was and am still quite naive to the ways of the world, so I think I would say tread carefully!
WHO/WHAT INSPIRES ME: I think Beyonce is an incredibly strong and inspirational young women. She is dignified and respectable, as well as being creative and kind-hearted. She demonstrates that you can be successful and be a woman and a mother.
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