Kids talk

10th August 2012 at 01:00
Mhairi, Struan, Kirstin and Catherine, P4, talk to Julia Belgutay about their perfect summer day

Kirstin: I'd get up at 6:30.

Mhairi: No, half eight.

Struan: No, seven.

Catherine: Probably six o'clock, actually.

Struan: There wouldn't be any sunbathing on my perfect day. No way.

Catherine: My perfect day would probably be on the beach. It would have to be sunny, though.

Kirstin: The beach on a really sunny day and we spend the morning swimming and have a barbeque in the afternoon and evening and then go home for a sleepover. We could have a fire and cook stuff over it.

Struan: Marshmallows.

Catherine: Last time I went to the beach, I got a crab and I put it on my dad's belly, and he is a pretty big man.

Struan: I think I'd play tennis on my perfect day.

Catherine: Maybe I would have a really big walk in the morning and in the evening.

Struan: I love walks! Or read a book.

Kirstin: I would just sit and read. I would spend my perfect day with a book, friends and my dog.

Struan: You're boring, though.

Catherine: I would camp on the beach or something.

Kirstin: And then go for a big walk at night time!

Struan: A big, big swim. Swim across the Channel - that could be your big swim.

Mhairi: Shut up, Struan.

Catherine: I would spend the day with friends mostly.

Kirstin: I once went to Lewis for a wedding and I was a bridesmaid there, and in the morning I stayed upstairs, because we weren't supposed to go `til 10, but it was only nine, and I stayed upstairs reading for the whole hour.

Mhairi: My worst day would be having to go to Asda with my mum.

Catherine: Going shopping for ages.

Struan: Yes, going to every single shop that is there.

Catherine: If it's something for me, I'm fine, but if it's something for my mum . I went on this two-hour walk with my mum, trying to find a skirt, just for her. We went to the wrong place two times. First we went into Marks amp; Spencer's toilets, and then into a baby-changing shop.

Mhairi: For you, Kirstin, a really bad summer day would probably be not reading a book.

Kirstin: Yeah, that would be it. And not going for a long walk. I don't mind the rain, I don't mind going for long walks in the rain.

Mhairi: That's like torture.

Struan: I don't think you know the meaning of torture. Torture is like being threatened and violent behaviour.

Kirstin: My worst day would be with my brother. Actually, it would be OK with him, `cause I'd get to fight with him.

Struan: Spending it with no one would be the worst. It makes me feel weird.

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