Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gift Ideas For A Gentleman

Adam Tanous | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Tanous

The festive season is upon us; the scent of mulled wine and pine rich in the air and the streets aglow with lights. All of this is, of course, merely distracting when you're on a mission to buy the perfect gift for the discerning gentleman in your life.

A Consumerist's Christmas

Sam Williams | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Williams

It's that time of year again. The mountain at the back of the house is powdered with snow, and silence fills the village. My grandparents are in the k...

How To Help The Homeless In London This Christmas

Charlotte Long | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Long

giving back.jpg Rough sleeping, as with homelessness in general, is a particular problem in London. According to the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) database 8,096 people slept rough at some point in London during 2015/16, an increase of 7% compared to 2014/15.

How To Buy Gifts For Other People's Children

Toni Hargis | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Parents
Toni Hargis

Don't harass said parent into giving you a list within 24 hours of receiving your e-mail/phone call. Parents are busy, and they may even have to have a few sneaky conversations with the child to determine what would be a good gift suggestion

The Beginners' Guide To Church At Christmas

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

It is entirely possible that sometime in the next month or so you might venture into a church. It may be a concert that tempts you or a carol service ...

Gifts And Parties - Do Kids Get Too Much?

Tamara Spurway | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Parents
Tamara Spurway

Now that he is two we have been invited to his playmates' parties and they have been fun. If I start organising parties for him now, as an Event Organiser I have to go all out. It won't be cheap, it will be over the top and I'm not sure I will know when to stop. Then next year I will have to top that and so it goes on.

Drone Safety A Key Factor Ahead Of Christmas

Jonathan Nicholson | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Tech
Jonathan Nicholson

It's for this reason that the Dronecode was first developed. It's a set of rules laid out to ensure safe, responsible use of drones to maintain the UK's excellent air safety record. Over the last few months we've been conducting research into the first Code to see how well it has been adopted and recognised and on the back of this, we've created a new version to further ensure safety remains as important as fun.

A Mindful Gift Guide For Christmas

Dorte Lange | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Style
Dorte Lange

With this Christmas gift guide, it is not my intent to lure you into joining the omnipresent shopping frenzy that also rules this season. I would rather like to encourage you to invest only in clothes and objects that you truly fall in love with, that light up your day (or years to come) and that you look forward to cherishing and having around you

Christmas Shopping: How Early Should We Start?

Jess Melia | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Melia

Gone are the days when Christmas used to start on December 1st, now we are lucky if we make it to the beginning of November without any mention of Chr...

Top Seven Conscious Christmas Shopping Ideas

Samantha Leigh | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Leigh

Halloween has now passed and so the Christmas festivities begin. Christmas shopping starts and we go to more parties than our livers would like. We start to become consumed in Christmas. Buying more, drinking more, spending more, eating more. Hey, it's Christmas right?

18 Foolproof Christmas Gift Ideas For Women

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re looking for gift inspiration for the wonderful woman in your life, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of 18 Christ...

11 Awesome Men's Grooming Gifts For Christmas 2016

Alexander Dalley | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Style
Alexander Dalley

Give the ultimate gift of confidence this Christmas and make sure he's looking on top form for all those restive functions, as I take you through twenty-one awesome men's grooming gifts

Father Christmas Didn't Come

Fi Newsam | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Parents
Fi Newsam

That was the first Christmas that I ever faked and I was terrified that I would be found out. A whole childhood of being laughed at and singled out as different will do that to you. I was afraid that everyone would know I was a Christmas fraud and more than anything I so badly just wanted to fit in. To be normal. That kind of thing sticks with you.

The Great Mother Of Exeter

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

No matter whether you are religious, agnostic or atheist, the great old churches and temples of this world carry a powerful charge of energy from the centuries of prayer, of song and of silence that have been carried out there. Even now, most folk hush themselves when they enter an ancient church and take a moment to feel the echo of the ages.

Top 10 Holiday Gifts For The Health Lover!

Jodie Brandman | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jodie Brandman

Whether it's you, or someone else in your life, we all know a health nut who wants nothing but an organic stocking filled with life-boosting goodies.... So, I've put together a list of my 10 favourite gifts to make your life a little easier!

Jungle Bells

Sophia Walker | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

This year, my favourite novelty kitsch comes courtesy of Jo Jo Maman Bebe with this red cashmere mix jumper (£22), a very fabulous Christmas jumper from George by Asda (£8), some festive winter warmer Peppa Pig PJs from Boots Mini Club (£14) and fabulous furry socks from Mothercare (£8). I mean, what's not to love...

I Don't Need Things To Know You Care - A Guide To Minimalist Gift Giving

Lyndsay Weir | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lyndsay Weir

We also both agreed that we have received some incredibly thoughtful gifts ourselves for Christmas. However we have additionally been guilty of gifting, and being gifted, last minute indulgence purchases because we simply ran out of ideas or time.

Gift Guide for Hard-to-buy for Fathers

Jess Melia | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents
Jess Melia

We're officially halfway through the year and do you know what that means? Christmas is coming. I know it seems crazy to be talking about the festive ...

Christmas Gifts for Him

Prince Cassius | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Style
Prince Cassius

As we tick ever closer towards Christmas Day, people up and down the country will be starting to panic. Then you realised it's official, the countdown to Christmas and festive season is closely approaching and the present-buying panic is in full swing.

Last Minute Christmas Food Tips

Beth Thomas | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Thomas

When it comes to Christmas food the most important thing is not to overcomplicate and to stay calm! Producing a perfect spread is all about time management and not losing your head when things don't quite go according to plan. So pour yourself a Baileys and follow my tips for perfect festive food.

16 Things That Are Likely To Happen This Christmas

Katy Cox | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Comedy
Katy Cox

You will have to make a last-minute stop to a major supermarket to restock all of the Christmas booze and chocolates. You bought them last month on special offer and they have mysteriously vanished. This, you swear, will be the last time you step foot in Asda... until 27 December.

15 Things All Vegans Know to Be True at Christmas

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Every vegan knows there's more to the holidays than mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and high-street light displays. From meat-free centrepieces to faux-leather handbags, vegans have the holly-est, jolly-est Christmas around!

A Charity Christmas: Last Minute Gift Ideas

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Tracy

This year, although I've just moved into a new house, I've found myself telling family and friends there's nothing I need for Christmas. Of course there are things I would like, a car, new shoes, jewellery etc. But there really is nothing I feel like I urgently need.

It's STILL Not Too Late To Meet The Last Delivery Dates For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK

With most of the British population still scrambling to finish their Christmas shopping, the high street is set to experience its busiest day of the y...

Get Knitted Out for Christmas Day

Sophia Walker | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

Christmas gifts such as handbags, jewelry and chocolates have been replaced with practical items such as a new baby carrier, Maxi-Cosi car seat and playpen - yes for me of course, Baby Boo gets a whole set of toys, books and fun!