Since I now have rather a lot of time on my hands…
Well I'm now stuck in the UK a while longer, so thought I'd use this opportunity to kill some time by filling in a questionnaire thing that Anna recently blogged.
1.What Time is it now?
2.What is your full name?
Christopher Stephen Sigournay
3.Single or taken?
4.What does your name mean?
My first name was my late uncle's name, he passed on before I was born. My middle name is the same as my Dad's, and my surname is Hugenot Flemish, as my family came from France during the revolution to escape persecution. Translated it means "Journeyman"
5.Who picked out your name?
My Dad I suspect, although I'm sure Mum was consulted too
6.What's your nickname?
Siggy usually, or variations of, although there are less polite ones.
What happened to 7???
8.What colour are your eyes?
A boring mid-brown
9.Do you have an innie or an outie?
10.What size are your shoes?
9 to 10
12.How tall (or short) are you?
5'10, maybe a smidge over
13.Honestly what do you like about yourself?
I like my intelligence when it works, my driving (although obviously wish both were better), my determination and the fact that I seem to have an ability to surround myself with kick-ass friends
14.What do you always get complimented on?
I have no one specific thing that always gets complimented
15.What is your worst quality?
The contenders for this exceed the storage space that Warwick Blogs has to offer
16.What are the last four digits of your phone Number?
17.Do you think you're cute?
I sincerely hope not. I aspire to be handsome, but probably far too boyish for that
19.Do you wear contacts?
No, considering it if my eyesight gets any worse. I hate glasses with a passion and refuse to wear them
Living with father and step-family during term-time, and at home in Somerset at other times, and on the job during summer
22.Favourite alcoholic drink?
I like all seasons really, but if I had to pick, probs May
24 Favourite Food?
25.Favourite Board Game?
Risk traditional style
www.jaguar.com/uk of course :-) Or www.sunseeker.com if I'm feeling rich!
27.Favourite Clothing Brand?
Don't really do clothes, as many will testify. Do have a weakness for branded sunglasses and watches though
28.Favourite day of the Year?
1st July, cos another year will be over academia-wise and I can go farming
British Racing Green
FAMILY AND FRIENDS
31.Do you have more girl or boy friends?
About equal I'd say, maybe slightly more girls than boys
32.Who's your best friends?
They know who they are
33.Are your parents together?
34.How often do you get together with the family?
Christmas is the big get-together, but I see quite a few of them throughout the year
35.Do you tell your parents or your friends more?
Friends for sure, although if it's non-personal then my grandfather knows about more than anyone
36.Anything special about your parents?
My mum is the world's best for caring/doting/mothering, and my dad is cool in the extreme and when he puts his mind to it it's really special to spend a day doing father/son stuff with him
YES OR NO
38.You're a flirt?
I'm told so
41.You like someone?
42.You can keep secrets?
I can indeed
43.You dance in front of the mirror?
I don't dance
44.You sing in the shower?
No, but I sing along to music in my room
46.You liked Britney Spears?
The music yes, oddly never been that taken with the girl
47.You've liked a cousin?
Yes, but not in an American Midwest/Einstein fashion
48.You've been in the opposite sexes bathroom?
49.You've seriously hurt someone?
50.You've been hurt seriously?
A few times
52.You get your way?
53.You're willing to try new things?
If I'm not in my usual state of mind I can be persuaded
54.You've cheated on a test?
Yes – Year 7 JMC
57.What are you wearing?
Green shirt, black trousers, black shoes, Sea Harrier Tie
58.What colour are your pants?
59.What are you listening to?
My computer fan, which is far too loud
60.How are you feeling?
Weary, fairly chilled, a little dissapointed, and a little worried
61.What are you doing?
Filling in silly blog questions about what I'm doing
62.What are you eating?
63.How many people are online?
64.How's the weather?
Dark, cool. It was raining a bit earlier
65.What's on your mouse pad?
On this one, Abbey National. My one is of Lara Croft
66.What books are you reading?
The Dogs of War by Frederick Forsyth, which is brilliant
67.How many razors?
A normal one and a Philishave
68.What after shave do you use?
69.What's in your wallet?
A lot of shrapnel, 110 Canadian Dollars, about £30 in UK notes, credit card, store cards, driving licence, national insurance card, Warwick card, a couple of reciepts, spare passport photos
And question 70?
71. tall or short boys?
Don't really chase after the boys
72.Blonde or brunette boys?
And question 73?
Not that fussy, but if done badly showing can look really disgusting. If tasteful it's not so bad
75. Long hair or short hair on girls?
Long hair every time
76. What do you find annoying in a boy?
More intelligence/money/faster car/better driver than me
77.What's the first thing you notice about boys?
Don't know that this applies!
88.What was the last movie you saw?
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, or however it's spelt
89.What did you have for dinner?
Fish and Chips (home-cooked)
90.What are you hoping for?
I'm looking forward to seeing Lindsey, I'm hoping for a sudden influx of money and my work to go away, and other things which aren't going to be published here
92.What movie do you really want to see?
Can't remember which one last took my fancy in trailers
93.Tell us about those scars?
Have a nice one on my right arm where I fell through a trailer, left arm scars are from my arm breaking when I was 8, slight burn on left hand from an engine block when I was waming them up, scar on right shin from a bike when I was 7, did have a scar on my chest from falling off a combine, currently have lots of scrathes from brambles and hawthorn trees, probs got others somewhere
94? This is ridiculous…
95.Where is your favourite place to travel?
Somewhere with lots of watersports and sunshine
96.What did you last dream about?
Engine breaking in my grandad's car, bizarrely!
97.What was the last thing you ate?
98.If you were a crayon what colour what would you be?
99.Who was the last person you talked to on the phone?
My Grandad earlier
100.Do you like the person that sent this to you?
Well it wasn't sent, but of course
102.Ever had a crush on a teacher?
Not that I can remember
103.Are you too shy to ask someone out?
104.Scary movies or happy ending?
Happy endings. Everybody loves them!
105.Summer or winter?
All seasons, provided it's outdoors and in the country!
106.Relationships or one night stands?
107.Chocolate or Vanilla?
108–110? Who wrote this frigging thing!
111.What did you do last night?
Stayed in a Hotel and got an early night from travel exhaustion!
112.Anything else you want to add?
Don't ever try staff travel tickets….
21:23, but have had lots of distractions!
WHAT DO YOU DO TO PREVENT ANGER?
Wear out my tyres very quickly
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE TOY AS A CHILD?
A "fluppet" (furry puppet) fox, imaginatively called foxy
HUGS OR KISSES?
WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?
A while back
WHO IS THE FRIEND YOU HAVE HAD THE LONGEST?
Chris Paterson, ever since we were punching each other in year 7 French
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Beauty (both natural and man-made), spectacular achievements (such as my photo of the Saturn V lift off for Apollo 11 launch)
WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?
PLAIN, BUTTERED OR SALTED POPCORN?
NUMBER OF KEYS ON YOUR KEY RING?
FAVOURITE DAY OF THE WEEK?
WHAT DID YOU DO ON YOUR LAST BIRTHDAY?
Did a fair bit of corn-carting and combining I think, and then went down to the boat for Cowes fireworks
HOW MANY COUNTRIES HAVE YOU LIVED IN?
HOW MANY CITIES HAVE YOU LIVED IN?
If you count uni (Coventry), 1
HOW MANY CARS HAVE YOU HAD & WHAT WAS THE FIRST CAR THAT YOU HAD?
Currently on my second, saving for my third. My first car was a white L-Reg Ford Escort LX 1.6i, which we still have in the family
WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
Musgrove Park, Taunton (A hospital, not a park)
Wasn't that fun?