Father’s Day is June 17. So hurry up and order this lovely card. (He’ll appreciate it even if there isn’t a sidecar in his life.) It’s titled “I’ll catch a ride with father” and it’s from Mr. Boddington’s Studio. $5.50 online.
Your house may not be on a historical registry of any kind, but that does not mean it doesn’t deserve a plaque of its own. At Â£14 including the customizable numbers, this is an affordable accessory. These only seem to be available on eBay right now so don’t dilly dally.
The whole subject of the world famous English Heritage blue plaques got me to their site where I searched in vain for something scootery or mod to post about. Apparently not even Carnaby Street deserves a nod. Grumble.
Here’s a free online game where you can be a fetching young woman. You’ll get to wolf chocolates, go shopping, and best of all, ride a lovely Lambretta around Italy. Magnum is a European chocolate brand who clearly believes in life’s little luxuries.
This wallpaper print is called “Holiday” and features 50s Retro London, Paris and Rome. And of course there’s a little scooter navigating it’s way through the scenes. It’s $17.69 per roll and each roll measures a little over 10 meters.
This set has it all. Hello Kitty in pink goggles. A pink scooter with trailer that lights up. And a set of stamps and paper and other crafty goodies in the shape of little cakes and their packaging. Just $9.99 at ToysRUs.
Peggy Jane is a character created by artist Maggie Mattioni. She is a mod scooter girl with a properly surly mod scooterist boyfriend. You can order everything from cards, art prints, shirts, bags and other accessories in the price range of Â£10-15.
If you like bunnies on scooters (and who doesn’t?) be on the look out for the “Maple Town Stories” toy sets and in particular Papa Rabbit’s scooter. Airing in Japan and parts of Europe in the late 1980s, Maple Town was an anime series about a small utopian city of rabbits and bears. Below is a link for a playground furniture set and the scooter. The rabbits can be had on the same site in a separate listing.