Colin Shaw

1 .... Nickname....Colin Shaw

2 .... Age.... 36

3 .... Town...Dorchester

4 ....Occupation… HM Forces (Army)

5 .... Married? Wife's name, kids? ages etc...Yes, to Suzanne with one daughter Tara, aged 8

6 .... Hobbies other than soul/Scootering Drinking, free-fall bullfighting, drinking and badger wrestling

7 .....Plastic Scooters yes, no not bothered Each to their own, but they don’t send a sudden rush of blood to any of my spongy tissue areas

8 .... 3 Favourite Soul/Scootering events/venues of the past.... Modrapheniacs do at Sandford 2001,2002,2003

9 .... Favourite Soul/Scootering events/venues of the present.... Always the IOW. Modrapheniacs do at Sandford 2004. Can you guess what other club I’m in yet?

10 .... 5 Favourite Scooters Custom or model Jeez, you are thorough. Ok, er, lets see;
1. LI series 2 (they’re just sooo curvy)
2. GP (sex on a stick)
3. PX (‘coz I’ve got one and getting to the FUP is always a priority)
4. T5 classic( ‘coz my missus has one and she’s looking over my shoulder at the moment)
5. LI series 2 again

11 .... 5 Favourite present sounds.... Did you used to work in Chicksands? OK here goes;
1. ‘If it’s all the same to you’ Luther Ingram
2. ‘Sufferer’ The Kingstonians
3. ‘Lonely for you baby' Sam Dees
4. ‘So is the sun’ World Column
5. ‘Free man’ The Ethiopians Other favourite sounds also include anything that has the words ‘..endex, over.’ included.

12 .... 3 Favourite albums....
1. ‘From the sublime to the ridiculous’ Modrapheniac compilation album
2. ‘Intergalactic sonic seven’ Ash
3. ‘Setting sons’ Jam

13 .... Favourite non soul/Scooter/Mod singer/group....
1. Pogues
2.The Soggy Bottom Boys (oooee boys, that sho’ wuz a-mighty fine-a -pickin’- an’-a -singin!’

14 .... Person you would like to be stranded on a dessert Island with (Apart from Janine!).... I can’t answer that question sir. I can’t answer that question sir. I can’t answer that question sir.

(…Ok, she’s gone out of the room now – Carol Vorderman or that blonde Yorkshire bird who does the interior design progs and the Currys adverts.

15 .... Person you wouldn't like to be stranded on a dessert island with...Any kind of scooter spotter-When the cannibals are attacking, you’ve no ammo, no rations and you are piss-wet through, that sort of git will still be droning on about the best sort of mounting bolt, tolerances, how that lammy you’ve just bought ‘aint worth shit ‘coz it’s got an Indian headset and anyway things were so much better in the ‘80s…etc,etc

16 .... Pet hates.... See above…

17.....Best dealer  ‘South West Scooters’ in Yeovil. Andy and Nick (English Rose SC) are the dog’s bollocks.,,

18.....Worst dealer experience I don’t tell tales after school but there was this git in Blackburn once…

19.....How did you find out about the
AFSC? Word of mouth. Then seen the advert in scootering, sent e-mail and didn’t hear anything back and thus forgot all about you. Then whilst in Munster we had a guy stay in the mess who worked with Simon Cuerden and he rekindled my interest. Anyway, hope to get a reply out of this one. I’m currently in Bristol UOTC until May next year, then back to Deutschland. If you can acknowledge this, I would appreciate it.
Col Shaw
PS – Sorry about any spelling or grammatical errors but I started this sober and finished wankered – so many questions!