25 Insights Into The Mind Of A 7 Year Old

As I mentioned this morning, I’ve done a little Q&A with the kid. There are 25 questions – some normal ones, some quirky ones. I’ve written down his answers exactly as he said them. He gave each one a lot of consideration. Boy, do I mean a lot. I think we can all agree they show just how ‘special’ this kid actually is.

*Disclaimer – he really didn’t wanna do this to start with because he was at a ‘crucial stage with his Minecraft build’ as he put it, but a little blag from yours truly that may or may not have involved winning a trip to Disneyland soon got him motivated*

If you could live in a house shaped like anything, what would it be?

An octagon

What are you good at?

Not going to sleep and putting discs in the DVD player

If you were invisible for the day, what would you do?

Sneak on the bus to England

What is the worst smell in the world?

A person who hasn’t had a bath in 55 years. You could probably die from smelling them, couldn’t you?

What do you want to be when you grow up?

The owner of a theme park

*this is a new one on me. He’s never mentioned theme parks until this question

Were there dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark?

Noah’s Ark is just a story, so no

What are you scared of?

Getting old and darkness

If you could change your name to something different, what would you change it to?

Richard Experiment

*yeah, I haven’t got a fucking clue either

Who is your hero?

Spider-Man. Sometimes I dream about him saving me

What is the most important rule to follow?

The most important rule is to follow the rules

*can’t fault his logic there, to be fair

If you had a million pounds, what would you spend it on?

My own theme park

*again, he seems to have plucked this ambition out of thin air

What is love?

Happiness and friendship

What cheers you up when you feel sad?

Watching roller coaster videos on YouTube

*ah, so the theme park ambitions make more sense now

What is something that you don’t understand about grownups?

Why they get to eat whatever food they want, but I have to eat what you tell me to

What is your favourite word? Why?

Makeshift. It’s my two favourite words put together.

*he actually went into the other room before answering this question and I could hear him saying different words to himself

If you had your own country, what would it be called?


*surprisingly, this isn’t the first time this has come up in conversation. In fact, Bobinmob has its own language, which I am subjected to on a regular basis

If you were in a band, what instrument would you play?

A saxophone

Do you think telling the truth is always the right thing to do, even if it hurts someone’s feelings?

Yes, because you can hurt peoples feelings more if you lie to them

If you could change one thing about Mummy, what would it be?

Your voice

*affronted, I asked what was wrong with my voice. He said, ‘nothing, I’d just make it better’

What is something you’d like to learn?

How to code

Why do people get old?

Because if they didn’t there would be too many people on the Earth

What is the best thing ever invented?

Televisions, beds, bins, cushions and cups

What is the best thing about being a kid?

That you get presents for Christmas because grownups get rubbish presents, like the screwdrivers Nain and Daid got for you

What 3 words would you use to describe your family?




What is your favourite joke?

Knock, knock

Who’s there?

Irish Stew

Irish Stew who?

Irish Stew a Merry Christmas

He’s as mad as a box of frogs, man. Hahaha. Hopefully, when he gets older he’ll meet people who’ll join in with his crazy.

Kim xx

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