Kids talk

15th June 2012 at 01:00
Finn, Rebecca and Marilyn, P4, talk to Julia Belgutay about where outside Scotland they would like to live

Finn: I think my travel destination would be Fiji. I haven't been but someone in our class told us about it and it sounded quite good.

Rebecca: I would like to go to Germany because my auntie lives there and it's really good. It's really sunny there and it's not very sunny here.

Marilyn: I would like to go to Holland because I have got lots of relatives there and I have lots of cousins there and they are really nice and friendly and I can play games with them and stuff.

Finn: I think living in China would be a bit weird. Sometimes there are earthquakes in China and I would be terrified to be in an earthquake. I like sushi, and chopsticks. But I would have to go to Japan then.

Marilyn: Eating with chopsticks is really hard. It's really fiddly, but they can use one hand doing them. I normally just end up using one in each hand. I would always want to live somewhere sunny, because we get enough freezing weather here. Living in the Antarctic our legs would always be cold and stuff.

Finn: I would like to live in a sunny place, but a sunny place most of the time but then really snowy in winter.

Rebecca: Yeah, that would be fun. Snowball fights!

Finn: I would hate to move to North Korea or Afghanistan because their governments are really mean.

Marilyn: I wouldn't like to move to Africa because there are loads of droughts there and stuff and it's really, really hot, so you would get sunburnt almost every day. Plus, I'm allergic to aftersun.

Rebecca: I would hate to live in Antarctica because there are always food shortages. People die there, and you would get frostbite all the time. You would actually get used to having frostbite because you would have it all the time.

Marilyn: But then you would be dead.

Rebecca: Yeah.

Finn: I think people in the southern hemisphere, near the bottom, are quite different. Around places like Australia. Then also I think people in Pakistan think a bit different than us.

Marilyn: I think in Holland there are actually less cars and stuff in some places because there are more cyclists. I think that's better because then there aren't so many fumes and kids can just play in the streets.

Rebecca: In Japan, some people are a bit different, because they don't really understand. When I went there I was normally just wearing like normal clothes and a lot of people would just look at you as you're walking down the street. They knew you were from a different country.

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