Category: holidays

Proposing Responsible Christmas Pressie Purchases

It’s that tricky time of year again – heading towards the christmas present buying frenzy.  It catches some of us every year.  I have always been a bah humbug when it comes to buying presents for those who seem to have absolutely everything already!  I do look back to the early days of my schooling […]

Anything From Anywhere Can Be Sourced Online

Gosh there’s a huge lot of problems on the horizon with the brexit negotiations taking ever less positive turns.    I can well remember my parents being able to buy all kinds of things from every country that ever traded.  Toys came direct from Japan and Taiwan and HongKong, especially small transistor and motor activated ones.  […]

Shopping For The Essential Denim Face Saver

When my wife packs a holiday suit case, there are the inevitable linen trousers, linen dresses, long line tunic tops to go over her ‘problem area’ – bottom to you and me  There are never any good honest jeans.  Denim is an absolute necessity in my life – not a gift.  I cannot live without […]

Family Gifting Can Be A Trill A Minute

Ah the wonderful summer season of cricket, tennis, holidays, football . . . . football??  Yes, well this year we have the world cup going on in Russia.   What a great festival it seems to have been so far – none of the anticipated trouble that seemed ominously present last time.  The crowds have not […]

Out Of Eurozone With Vacation Venues Too

Ah these days with the exit from europe making a very jerky but sure way through, it seems odd to be constantly looking for our next holiday in the sun.  This used to be always somewhere like the Costa Brava or Costa del Sol areas.  Benidorm or Ibiza, Majorca etc. were the places to be […]