John 'Vicar' McIllmurray
 
1 .... Full first and last Name with Nickname....

John McIllmurray 'Vicar'

2 .... Age.... 38

3 .... Town.... Bexleyheath

4 ....served with 1 DERR from 15/09/87 till Dec 91 before entering Christian ministry with military then civy street

5 .... Married? Wife's name, kids? ages etc... Wife - Sandra

6 .... Hobbies other than soul/Scootering Spraying other peoples scooters cheap, playing guitar, making plastic model tanks and aircraft - see www.aimsmodels.co.uk  for what I produce for that hobby

7 .....What Scooters do you own 1961 TV175 S2 and 1972 Vespa Rally 180

8 .... 3 Favourite Soul/Scootering events/venues of the past.... Bournemouth in 1988 - first trip to an event on a scooter before being posted to Hong Kong. IOW 2008 - 1st IOW, Cobblesoul 2009 - first time thrashing a newly restored scooter round a motorbike race track in very un-vicar like fashion!

9 .... Favourite Soul/Scootering events/venues of the present.... Camber Sands - lovely countryside on the way and nice ride out

10 .... 5 Favourite Scooters Custom or model .............TV 175 S2, GS 160 Mk 1, SX 200, GS 150, Rally 200

11 .... 5 Favourite present sounds.... Church bells, "dinners ready", engine starting up first kick, police car with siren going by and not stopping behind me, oh yes and the opening bars of 'Tin Soldier' by the Small Faces

12 .... 3 Favourite albums.... Sound Affects by the Jam, Wild Wood by Paul Weller and Undiscovered by James Morrison

13 .... Favourite non soul/Scooter/Mod singer/group.... David Gray

14 .... Person you would like to be stranded on a dessert Island with.............Jesus Christ - hang on no He said He would be with me anyway so it would have to be Keira Knightley if/when she puts on 2 more stone!

15 .... Person you wouldn't like to be stranded on a dessert Island with.... My congregation

16 .... Pet hates.... Myself

17.....Best dealer They all have their off days but I like Cambridge Lambretta and Vietnamese dealers who can at times sell you rubbish but at least give you the impression you are a valued customer.

18.....Worst dealer experience Being lied to at a certain London garage whose 'perfect P200' that came off a perfectly good running scooter actually had a piston and cush drive that were wreaked beyond belief. I then amazingly came across the guy who had owned the whole scooter who hadn't been paid for it yet and who had been honest with the dealer in saying it didn't work!

19.....How did you find out about the
AFSC?Shaun the sheep from the Odd Mod Squad


 
 

 

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