Saturday, September 13, 2014

Twelfth Birthday Interview With Lefty

[Lefty & Righty, 2003. Hint: he's the one on the left!]

What is the adventure you would most like to have?  
An adventure like Alex has in Slathbog's Gold

What would you like to do when you grow up?  
Be a footballer [soccer player]

What's that going to be like?  

What's your favourite supper?  
I'll eat anything

What's your favourite cake or pudding?  
Anything that's not store-bought 

What's your favourite book[s]?  
The Adventurers Wanted series, the Henry Huggins series, and the Middle-Earth books by Tolkien

Who do you like hanging out with?  
I enjoy hanging out with lots of people and I like making new friends

What do you enjoy doing with me?  
Helping you with the shopping and cleaning, playing Scrabble and Kings in the Corner

What do you enjoy doing with Dad? 
Having sleepovers, playing football and chess

What do you enjoy doing with Coo?  
Building tents with her and having tea parties

What do you enjoy doing with Righty?  
Playing football and chess

What do you enjoy doing with Mr J? 
Playing football and trading our cardboard footballers

What's your favourite thing to do on your own? 
Play cardboard footballers, read, take photographs

What's your favourite family day out together?  
Going to National Trust places but we can't do that anymore. We went tornado chasing together once here and that was a fun family day out.

What makes you happy?  
Eating and playing games

What makes you sad?  
Whenever I lose something, either a game or one of my things

What do you enjoy learning about the most?  
I like maths, learning about insects, and more about Roman times

If you could choose any time in history to live in, when would that be?  
The time of Julius Caesar, because I'd like to watch gladiator fights

Is there anyone famous that you'd like to meet?  
Peter Jackson, who directed the LOTR and Hobbit movies; Martin Freeman, who acts as Bilbo in the Hobbit; Richard Armitage, who is Thorin in the Hobbit; and Steven Gerrard, the English footballer [soccer player]. 

If there were any imaginary/pretend things you could choose to do, what would it be?  
I'd like to be the character Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings books, because he didn't get wounded much but he fought a lot and was very brave.

You can read Lefty's eleventh birthday interview here.  Our birthday interviews were an idea from Lauren, who blogs at Sparkling AdventuresThey're a great way of seeing the changes that take place as our kids grow older, as well as noting the things that remain the same!

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