Category: Gifts

Think Ahead & Plan Wisely For Satisfactory Gifting

Ah the end of year seasonal bunfight is fast approaching.  That time when everything goes completely mad and the present buying frenzy hits us.  The best method these days is to have an electronic list set up.  The best online gift sites will be able to store this and you get prompters on your phone […]

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Reviving The Art Of Ultra Colourful Clothing

Whilst I was staying out in a hot isle in the Med with my dear old work colleague pal, we were buzzing about on various excursions.  We were looking in the very expensive gallery style shops in the local brand new shopping mall.  Whooh, they have a mass of money to splash out on the […]

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Downsizing’s OK But Thrill Of Buying Goes Out The Window

When the summer comes there is always a temptation to get out to the stores and just spend.  Is it the sun gets to us, that is possible but debateable.  The lovely summer sunshine does encourage more of us to spontaneously buy summer weight clothing, without the bother of going through the wardrobe to dispense […]

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Hot Weather Wardrobe Only Used Abroad

My neighbours are getting ready to move away – very much a case of down sizing and it’s causing rather a lot of mayhem in their otherwise very calm and sedate lifestyle – they need to reduce their gifting, buying of clothing and all that online shopping!    When  you have a lot of rooms each […]

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Cheery Gifting – What The Doctor Orders

I had occasion to accompany someone to a very famous hospital in Cambridge recently.  The person has been dealt several seemingly unfair blows medically and these recent visits were to make a start on the next round of resorative treatment.  Whilst wandering along the corridors of the mammoth building, we eventually reached the main concourse […]

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Online Shopping Easing Wardrobes Of Constant Change

There is definitely a theme that is taking younger minds back to the vintage years of Edwardian and Victorian fashion.  For the ladies of those eras, it was incredibly important to fall within very strictly laid bounds of etiquette and correctness.  The ensemble could need changing up to four times a day, there would be […]

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Coaching Inn Turns Into Antique Heaven

On a recent jaunt to stay with relatives I was taken out to one of the strangest and fascinating antique, second hand, retro emporiums I have ever set eyes on.  It’s set out in the middle of nowhwere in what used to be a very substantial staging post inn.  From the outside it gives all […]

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Unique OnLine Sites Solve Gifting Nightmares

It can b e such a trial to try and get the absolutely perfect present for someone picky, year in year out.  I find this more so with one particular person.  She already has everything you can imagine, and now that she’s in a care home, there is even less need for the range of […]

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Multi Gifting Options In Local Habidashery

One of the absolute joys for my sister is to come up and stay chez moi and go noseying around the many historic market towns this area offers.  You just never know what inspiration can come from any shop or historic building’s gift shop.  There is a tiny market town very near that is several […]

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Sadness As Favourite Family Retailer Closes Down

This time of year always catches me out.  We no sooner get over the christmas and new year period, sighing thankfully as 02 January lands heavily at our feet.  But instead of this calm continuing, I find myself haring about like a mad thing because I actually have two or three family birthdays and a […]

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