Kids talk

7th December 2012 at 00:00
John, Celina, Paige, Kerry, Lewis and Brooke, P23, talk to Julia Belgutay about what they would save if their home was flooded

Lewis: When we got the first flood, the first block of houses down the hill were all flooded.

Brooke: My house. That's my house. There was a big hill that was all going down my bit, and that was all flooded. And I couldn't get out my house because we opened the gate.

Kerry: Once, I was at Flamingo Land, and the whole place was flooded, and it went up to the door, even though it was three steps high.

Paige: My house didn't get flooded, actually.

John: Mine got a little bit flooded.

Brooke: I would take my dog.

John: I would take my PlayStation.

Lewis: I would take my cat.

Kerry: I would take all the animals in my house because I have quite a lot. Some are delicate things. It's a glass blue seahorse and a golden ladybird, and it's a sun reflector, and a little wooden squirrel and a lucky duck from the lucky duck.

Brooke: But what about your bunnies and your parrot?

Kerry: Oh yeah, I'm going to take them as well. And two fishes. They are good because they like water.

Brooke: I have actually got two fishes, one is my little brother's, called Blackie, and I have got one called Polly. But my other one, called Goldie, died. I woke up one morning, and I went downstairs and it was lying up at the top. My dad flushed it down the toilet.

Paige: Guess what, I've got two guinea pigs at my house. Tinkerbell and Lydia, I called them.

Celina: I would take my favourite teddy.

Brooke: I would take my special teddy called Snowy. We take them because we love them. And it would be cosier if you found a new house. I would actually take my full bedroom.

Kerry: If my house flooded, I've got a bunk bed, so I would chop it down and use it as a little raft.

Brooke: You know what else I would take? Beside my dining table, I have a big play area in my house, so I would take that because me and my little brother love to play in it. I could get my uncle's brother to take it because he's a big wrestler, so he's strong.

Paige: I would be safe in my house because I have got two more doors, right, and they would just hit it and then we wouldn't get any water.

Lewis: Oh, you mean two doors in your back door?

Paige: Yeah, that's how water won't come in.

Brooke: I've got three doors in my house. I've got one fire exit, my back garden one and then I've got my front door.

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