Aisha, 6 years old, February 2011

What are you going to be when you grow up?
A person that has a shop that sells everything for $1 or $2 or free.
What’s that going to be like?
Everyone will come to my shop.

What are your favourite toys?
Barbie dolls
Really?
Yeah.
When have you played with Barbie dolls?
At other peoples’ houses

Who are your best friends?
Zeke.

What makes you happy?
Visiting other people’s houses
Why does that make you happy?
It means I have lots of people to play with.

What makes you sad?
Biting.
When who does the biting?
Someone else.
Do you bite too?
Yeah.

When you dream at night, what do you dream about?
Having horses.

What do you like to do with Daddy?
Paint.
When do you paint with Daddy?
The roof or anything.

What do you like to do with Mama?
Work on the computer.

What’s your favourite colour?
Yellow.

What’s your favourite book?
Horse books. Or dragon books.

What does Daddy do during the day?
Work or go on holidays.

What does Mama do during the day?
Work on the computer or work down in the shed.

What do you do during the day?
Drawing and playing with little people.

Want to see how she’s changed? You can read Aisha’s interviews when she turned five or four.