“To be a skillful detective one must have a good criminal mind” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Sage Williams by © Cyndal Lorch

Image by © Cyndal Lorch

An Interview with Sage

Q. What is the best memory you have from a previous birthday?

A. For my 9th birthday we went to McDonalds Playland. The highlight of the night was having my dad there.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. My 13th birthday I had a sleepover party and invited a girl who was a little bit of a trouble maker who ended up having a fight with one of my best friends. My best friend ended up being the one to leave which was disappointing.

Q. What was the present you’ve received for your birthday that surprised you most?

A. I’ve never been the person that’s been really hung up on the types of gifts I receive I just appreciate the thoughtfulness of the person.

Q. Is there a food or dish that you insist on eating on your birthday?

A. I’ve always insisted on having pizza at my birthdays. Pizza has always been my favourite food and it’s a great meal for a party!

Q. What do you believe is the most important aspect of celebrating a birthday?

A. I’ve always liked birthday cake along with gifts.

Q. Do you have any traditions or thing you always do to celebrate a birthday? What is it?

A. There has been nothing I’ve enjoyed more than spending time with family and friends for my birthday.