- Young Adult Guest -
From time to time I have a young adult guest featured. Today I introduce a young Australian woman with a Black Belt - 'MB'. Welcome, MB ...
TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOU – GENDER, AGE AND PERSONALITY.
Female, 15 and loud.
WHICH COUNTRY DO YOU LIVE IN?
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR FAMILY?
Happy and strong.
DO YOU LIVE IN A CITY, RURAL, BEACHSIDE, HIGH-RISE OR DESERT AREA?
DO YOU ATTEND A PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENT SCHOOL?
WHAT YEAR ARE YOU CURRENTLY ATTENDING?
IS IT AN ALL GIRLS / BOYS SCHOOL, OR CO-ED?
WHAT DO YOU LIKE AND DISLIKE ABOUT SCHOOL?
I like learning things I haven’t learnt about, and seeing my friends. I don’t like homework and mean, strange teachers.
WHAT SUCKS MOST ABOUT THE TEACHERS?
Giving out homework and not explaining well.
HAVE YOU BEEN BULLIED AT SCHOOL? BRIEFLY, WHAT HAPPENED?
Yes, girls excluded me.
DO YOU HAVE A PART-TIME JOB AFTER SCHOOL?
WHO IS YOUR BEST FRIEND AND WHY?
I have three. They listen, are always there, make me laugh and are great.
IS RELIGION IMPORTANT TO YOUR DAILY LIFE? WHY?
Yes, it just is, it should be.
WHAT OTHER INTERESTS DO YOU HAVE – SPORT, HORSE-RIDING, READING, MUSIC? TELL US MORE.
Reading, playing on IPod and crafts.
IF YOU HAD THE CHANCE TO BE WHATEVER YOU WANTED, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT?
HAVE YOU TRAVELLED OUTSIDE YOUR OWN COUNTRY? WHERE?
IF YOU HAD THE CHANCE TO SAY SOMETHING TO ALL WORLD LEADERS, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY?
Fix the world and stop being petty.
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR THE FUTURE?
Get a job, have a family.
WHAT WORRIES YOU MOST?
WHAT WORRIES YOU MOST ABOUT THE WORLD?
Endangered animals/ poverty
DO YOU THINK BEING A PARENT IS A TOUGH JOB?
Yes, I’m tough work.
DO YOU EVER STAND UP FOR YOURSELF OR THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS?
Yes, people should not let others walk over them and sometimes they can’t do it for themselves.
WHO DO YOU ADMIRE MOST? WHY?
My Momma. She’s strong intelligent, funny and the bestest.
DO YOU USE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS (Twitter, Internet, MSN, Yahoo, Skype, emails & Facebook) TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR FRIENDS?
Yes, Facebook (too much).
DO YOU THINK POLITICIANS AND WORLD LEADERS ARE DOING A GOOD JOB?
No, people need to work together not break up into parties and just fix things up and work the best way to do things.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU THE MOST?
Courage and honesty.
WHAT, OR WHO, HAS BEEN THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? WHY?
I have no idea, probably parents.
DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT DAY.
Waking up at 8 o’clock so I get a bit of a steep-in but still have a day. Mum makes bacon and eggs, read ‘til lunch, friends come over and have fun, watch movies all together, Ally (my dog) being affectionate, and going to bed late.
DO YOU READ BOOKS?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK? WHY?
Too many to name! Olden books, Jane Austin, Isobelle Carmody, Tamora Pierce ...
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE? WHY?
Pride and Predjudice, Dr Who, Amelie, Little Mermaid.
WHAT WAS THE WORST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO YOU?
I’ve had a pretty good life.
WHAT WAS THE BEST THING TO HAPPEN TO YOU?
A Black belt.
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU HAD THE CHANCE TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE?
No world hunger.
DO YOU THINK MUCH ABOUT WORLD POVERTY, REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS AND HOMELESS PEOPLE?
DO YOU DO ANY CHARITABLE WORK?
WHAT, OR WHO, ANNOYS YOU MOST?
Peter (my brother), cracking knuckles and Mum nagging.
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT SO FAR?
Blackbelt and academic awards.
HAVE YOU WON ANY PRIZES AND AWARDS? TELL US MORE.
School stuff ...
DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE PLACE? WHERE?
My bed, beach, home, Nonna's, Zia’s.
DO YOU HAVE ANY REGRETS?
Not really ...
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST FEAR?
Spiders/ creepy crawly things.
WHAT DO YOU MOST LOOK FORWARD TO?
Sleeping, seeing friends ...
Clancy's comment: Thanks, 'MB'. Now, relax. Stay away from spiders and creepy crawly things and get more sleep.