10 questions for Annabelle
What do you like about school?
My teacher. She’s fun. She has puppets called Timothy and Frida, and she pretends they are pets. She plays fun games.
What is your favorite thing to do here?
Play with my friends. We play grounders tag – like, if you touch the ground and say 12345 grounders and your whole body is on the ground and not climbing on the playground then you are it.
What is the hardest thing about living in Kenya?
That I have to walk everywhere. Because it’s tiring. I would rather drive like you do in America.
What is your favorite adventure?
Amboseli Bush Camp. We went on a safari and saw elephants. We saw 2 big herds. . .we named three of the babies – ChiChi, ChooChoo, and ChiChoo. I think we saw 100 elephants in all. Like, we saw some of them one day, and then we got farther into the park and we saw a whole lot of them.
What is different about Kenya?
That we can just walk to our friend’s house.
Which day would you want to relive since moving?
I would want to relive when we went to the Aberdare Cottage’s because it was fun and we were with the Davis’s. We played and played Nerts. Lydia’s grandpa also taught me how to play clock solitaire.
What do you want to tell your friends in America about Kenya?
That they should come visit because it’s super fun.
What superpower would you want to have?
I would want to have mind-reading because then when we play around the world, when Mrs. Carter is thinking about the answer then I would read it and know what the answer is straight away. Then I would always get it right.
If you could grow up to be famous what would you be famous for?
I would be famous for being a teacher. Because I want to be an elementary teacher like all the teachers at Titchie.
And what three words would you use to describe yourself?
Awesome, Annabelle, and beautiful.