I'm Eilidh. That's pronounced Eh-lay, in case you were wondering!
I'm 10 years old and go to Merrick Primary. I'm in P5. I live
with my mum and wee brother. My mum and dad are divorced but
I see my dad quite a lot as he lives near us. My brother goes
to the same school as me. I try to ignore him at playtimes.
Not cool being seen with an 8 year old!
boys as friends. There are a couple at my school that I like
and we meet
up at lunchtime. And I have a boyfriend. He goes to another
school. I also like ponies a lot, but can't afford my own
one. I would love to be a vet when I grow up, or maybe a jockey.
Mum lets me go riding every second weekend. I get to trot
round a paddock and sometimes we are taken out into a wood
where we can gallop the ponies a wee bit.
I've always gone to this school, I feel like I am losing my
friends. They tease me quite a bit
about having a boyfriend at another school and about boys
in general. Some don't believe I even have a boyfriend, and
others say he is my brother. That's not true. I've seen stuff
written about me on toilet walls .
It's really childish stuff but it hurts. I told my mum about
it and she told me not to be silly, that girls say things
and they don't mean it. I've not been hit by anyone, but name-calling
can be nasty too. In fact, I think name calling is worse.