25 little known facts about Chris Standring...


  • Grew up on Tetchwick Farm, near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire England.  Yes a farm boy!! And no not a very good one!
  • Likes to eat sausages. (Now a mere fantasy, what with his low cholesterol diet and all)
  • Quite shallow (deep down)
  • Is an html code writing internet geek in his spare time.
  • Enjoys the company of gorgeous women (refer to fact #3)
  • Quite a cook! (more than just sausages!)
  • Favourite movies: "The Accidental Tourist" starring William Hurt and Gina Davis. "The Graduate" starring Dustin Hoffman., The Shashank redemption starrring Morgan Freeman, and "The Jungle Book" starring Baloo, Sheer Khan, and of course Mowgli.
  • Favourite movie star: can't think of a one (although maybe Charlize Theron gets a big thumbs up!)
  • Has just a little crush on Christy Turlington (and well Charlize Theron gets a big thumbs up!)
  • Favourite records: "The Visit" Pat Martino, "Breezin'" George Benson, "Kind Of Blue" Miles Davis, "Secret Story" Pat Metheny, Just about anything by Wes Montgomery (especially organ trio records with Mel Rhyne). Records of late: "Here's To Life" By Shirley Horn, "Continnum" By John Mayer
  • Has a Tabby cat named Squint (a female). Dribbles a lot.
  • Has two brothers living in London, and a sister who moved her family to LA 2001.
  • Detests American television (but recently succumbed to cable tv)
  • Firmly believes that women need no longer buy perfume as two magazines a month will meet most occasions
  • Has a suppressed fear of ironing boards
  • Thinks that Doctors should refrain from greeting a patient with "How are you today?"
  • Wants to personally kill any commercial advertiser who insists on using the phrase "because we care"
  • Finds dental flossing particularly difficult
  • Would love to know exactly how many words there are in the world available for use  (answers on a postcard please)
  • Cannot understand the American obsession with peanut butter
  • Perplexed by the fact that butlers are always English, wherever you are in the world
  • Thinks that the only way to train someone who eats with his mouth open is to feed him cherry tomatoes constantly
  • Fervently believes that any woman who asks a man, "Do you think I look fat?" should be sent straight to a padlocked room and ordered to eat cake for 3 days
  • Cannot discuss carpeting!
  • Perplexed by vegetarians who seem to have such a deep hatred for plants