Month: September 2007

Radio-controlled mod

Can’t afford your own scooter? Why not live the dream in your living room with this radio-controlled mod, known as Mod Moped. Yes, this is for real, a parka-clad scooter ride with blue trousers, white helmet and shades, riding around on what looks suspiciously like a twist ‘n’ go, but […]

Review: Mulberry Bush at the NFT

The Scenester skips along to the NFT to check out the showing of Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush, complete with Hunter Davies Q&A. What other decade could a film with the title Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush possibly has been made in? It was probably unnecessary […]

GDU play Manchester and Glasgow

There’s two rare opportunities to see London’s hippest Hammond and Horns combo in the north of England in October, as the Gene Drayton Unit play gigs in Manchester and Glasgow. First up is a gig at Manchester’s only specialist jazz club, Matt & Phred’s, taking place on Friday 5th October […]

Mulberry Bush at the BFI

Not often seen – and certainly not on the big screen – 1967’s Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush gets a showing at NFT 1 at the BFI South Bank in London on Friday 21st September, kicking off at 6:15 pm. It’s the latest Flipside presentation, under the heading […]

Fred Perry black bowling shoes

I’m very much a ‘bowling shoes are for bowling’ man, but I know there’s a good few people out there who like the idea of wearing them out and about. And if that’s you, these Fred Perry all black bowling shoes look the best of what’s on the retail market. […]

Dead 60s Harrington jacket

After the success of the Paul Weller range of Fred Perry gear, it’s no surprise to see the company pushing more music tie-ins. And the latest one has just been announced – the Dead 60s limited edition Fred Perry Harrington jacket. Like the Weller polo shirt, this is very limited […]