Every year since my kids turned four, I have interviewed them on their birthday.

Here are Evie’s verbatim responses to her birthday interview on 24th November this year.


How old are you ?     6

Who is your best friend?    Saskia

What is your favourite thing to do at school? Play in the playground

What is your favourite colour?     Pink and purple

What is your favourite food?     Pasta

What’s your worst food? Nothing

What song do you like to sing? Happy (pharrel Williams) and glug glug glug my face is a bug

What do you like to do with Jakey?   Play anything

What do you like to do with mommy and daddy?     Cuddle

What is your favourite toy?     Singing barbie

What do you want to be when you are bigger? Ballet teacher

What makes you happy? Cuddles

What makes you sad?   When someone hurts my feelings

What is your favourite TV show?   Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom

What is your favourite book?   The book with no pictures

What do you love to learn about at school? Letters

What is the best part of your birthday?     Everything

Where do you like to go on the weekends? To the playcentre

What’s your favourite special treat?   Birthday cupcakes

What’s your favourite birthday present? All of them

What are you grateful for today?     That I drawed my birthday crown