Meryl Cassie (Ebony) on Childhood

What was your first memory?

Meryl – First day at primary school getting introduced to the class and being really really shy! Not like me is it?

What was your favourite toy as a child?

Meryl – Baby alive and the hoolahoop

Any childhood illnesses or injuries?

Meryl – Broken arm, jammed fingers -ouch! and chicken pox


Any scars from childhood accidents?

Meryl – I have a scar on the bottom of my chin from a pram accident.

Favourite birthday party?

Meryl – Ooh too many cool ones

Favourite birthday cake?

Meryl – Bring on the big choco cake with flakes and icing and I’m happy!

Favourite holiday as a child?

Meryl – Surfers Paradise in Australia!!

Favourite game as a child?

Meryl – Hop scotch, hoolahoops, elastics

Do you remember your first day at school?

Meryl – Ooh yes, it was great. I was finally a big girl in my eyes.

Did you have many childhood parties?

Meryl – I can’t remember too much, but I assume I did!

What did you like most about school?

Meryl – Drama, seeing my friends and sports.

What was your favourite piece of clothing as a child?

Meryl – My buttoned checkered top and my denim short shorts


Who was your first crush?

Meryl – A guy called Kirk in primary school


What was your favourite subject at school?

Meryl – English, drama and sports.

At what age did you learn to swim?

Meryl – About 6-7 years. I was always a water baby.

Were you interested in sports?

Meryl – Ooh yes, love sports.

What did the tooth fairy leave you?

Meryl – Lots of coins

What pocket money did you used to get and what did you used to have to do to get it?

Meryl – I did chores and the amount varied.

What was your first job?

Meryl – Helping mum teach at school

Favourite children’s tv show?

Meryl – Rug Rats

Favourite cartoon or movie?

Meryl – Ren & Stimpy and The Simpsons

What was the first record or CD you bought?

Meryl – Whitney’s Greatest Hits
What were your hobbies as a child?

Meryl – Playing with friends, obstacle courses, swimming

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Meryl – Singer – Actress – Midwife


The craziest thing you ever did as a child?

Meryl – Will not reveal! Hehe


Who was your idol as a child?

Meryl – My mum and Janet Jackson