30 Questions: Community shop manager Christine Cawkwell

Christine Cawkwell
Christine Cawkwell

1. How do you want to be known? Christine

2. Do you live or work in Market Weighton? Both

3. What is or was your job or profession? Trustee and manager of the Market Weighton Community Shop

4. Where were you born?


5. Are you married, single, cohabiting or divorced or widowed? Widowed

6. Do you have any children (grandchildren)? A boy and a girl and each have four children,

7. Do you have any pets?

A dog, a Lhasa Apso

8. What is your favourite food? Sirloin steak

9. What is the best or most exciting book you have read or TV programme? Any Catherine Cookson or Josephine Cox

10. Have you any pet hates? Liars

11. What person do you most admire or would have liked to have met? Princess Diana

12. What are your hobbies?

Walking the dog and reading

13. Do you play any sports? I used to be a strong swimmer

14. Do you participate or practice any of the arts? I don’t have time

15. Your favourite film?

Pretty Woman

16. What are your ambitions? To have my kids outlive me

17. What do you consider is the best thing about Market Weighton? It is midway between York and Hull and is very convenient

18. What do you consider is the worst thing about Market Weighton? No cinema or bowling alley or much for the kids

19. What would you most like to change? I’d like a swimming pool here

20. What have you done that you are most proud of? Opening this shop. It really does help the local community

21. What was the thing in your life that is most important to you? My children

22. What kind of music do you like? Musicals, especially Les Miserables

23. What is your favourite group, or singer? Alfie Boe

24. What is your most precious possession? My long standing friend, Peter

25. Would you admit to your worst mistake? Yes

26. If you could knew you would never be caught for a crime, what would you do? Shoot some of the MPs I don’t like

27. What was your favourite subject at school? Maths

28. Have you been abroad? If so, where was the furthest away from Britain? America, San Francisco

29. Your star sign? Libra

30. What is your favourite fruit? Nectarine