with all the Family
you're looking for a great gift which
all the family can enjoy, then treat
yourself or a loved one to Countdown.
Countdown is one of the longest-running
and most iconic quiz shows on British
television. With its distinctive music
and compulsive game-play, the show has
recently been given a new lease of life
- and audience - through the 8 Out of 10
Cats Does Countdown adaptation on
With this renewed popularity, Rocket
Games has released a brand new version
of the Countdown board game featuring
music from the show and all your
favourite rounds. Now you can play along
as the stars do and hope to achieve a
nine letter word or the elusive target
number before the 30 seconds expire.
There's also the Countdown Conundrum,
where you need to be quick off the mark
to spot the jumbled up word before your
And for a real feeling of "being there",
the familiar music will count you down
so you don't have to take your eyes off
the page as you try to win the game that
has become a true household name since
it launched Channel 4 back in 1982.
Countdown is suitable for 2 or more
players aged 8 and over. 3 x LR44
batteries are required and these are
included in the game. RRP is £19.99.
Countdown is available to buy from
Give a Hamper
A gorgeous hamper makes a
lovely gift for Christmas and is a great
way of saying thank you or giving an
extra special present. iHampers offer a
great selection of different hampers for
all occasions and recipients.
This classic Champagne Presentation Case
includes a bottle of H.Blin fine
champagne in a decorative rose wooden
presentation gift case. A quality
present for every special occasion,
price is £66.90.
This festive Christmas Treats Basket is
the perfect treat for everyone this
The hamper includes bubbly, biscuits,
jam, tea, chocolates and many more
gourmet surprises in
an elegant wicker basket. Price is
This fresh and colourful Fruit & Tea
Hamper includes a selection of delicious
citrus fruits, lush fresh pears and
fabulous, organic English Breakfast tea,
accompanied by fruity blueberry and
raspberry shortbread biscuits. Price is £35.90.
For more information about iHampers
Great Gifts in
One with Selfies
This handy little gadget
is two gifts in one. Never misplace your
phone or keys again and much, much
The Selfies Phone Finder is a key fob
that connects your keys with your phone
via Bluetooth - you simply press the
"alert" button to find either. You can
also use the Selfie Phone Finder to
activate your phone's camera shutter so
now you can take action "selfies" as
well as selfies without your arm showing
in every picture!
The bluetooth Selfies Phone Finder key
fob is easy to connect to your phone.
You simply download the iTracing app and
link it to your phone via bluetooth.
Next time you can't find your phone,
simply double click the button on the
fob and you'll hear an alert from your
mobile phone. Similarly, if you can't
find your keys, simply press the "alert"
button on the phone app and you'll hear
the alert from the key fob. How clever
If you want to take some photos, you
activate the shutter on the mobile phone
by pressing the "group photo" button on
the app. Then set up the shot and press
the button on the fob to take the image. Price is £25.
Available from The
Great Gift Company at
With over a million
people un-wrapping a copy on Christmas
Day last year, the Guinness World
Records annual has long been considered
the perfect Christmas gift. This year’s
edition of the best-selling book of all
time is extra special, as it marks the
60th anniversary of Guinness World
To celebrate the makers have pulled out
all of the stops to make this book the
greatest yet; cramming it with amazing
new records, features on the past 60
years of record-breaking and impressive
3D technology that enables you to bring
records to life using the accompanying
Another great gift is the Guinness World
Records Gamers Edition 2015 - the
ultimate Christmas gift that will get
young gamers talking not just playing
this Christmas! Described as the “annual
bible of gaming goodness” by MSN Games
and costing just £9.99 the Gamers
Edition 2015 is an ideal stocking treat
filled with gaming kudos!
Bursting with facts and trivia from the
world of gaming, new records and
fantastic photos, the Gamers Edition
2015 will thrill the most ardent game
The eighth edition of Gamers Edition has
pulled out all the stops for 2015 and
will provide perfect alternative
videogame facts and trivia for an
animated Christmas Day!
For more information about Guinness
World Records and the Gamers Edition
Great Gifts for the Family from
Maiden offers a
great selection of Christmas gifts for
adults, and children (and adults
who are kids at heart).
Established in 2009, they offer
fun, fresh design led products
including lights, toys,
jewellery and books. Based on
Shoreditch High Street in
London, all items are also
available to buy online.
Purrrrrfect for Hello Kitty fans
of all ages. The Hello Kitty
Lamp is made of a high-quality
polyethylene, which has many
advantages: it is virtually
unbreakable, fully recyclable
and easy to clean.
The lamp is fully dimmable and
is perfect for reading by. When
dimmed it is great night light
for a child's bedroom.
Price is £129.
Increase your literacy every
time you open your fridge with
these wonderful Scrabble Fridge
A fun stocking filler for
Scrabble fans, each pack of Scrabble fridge
magnets contains over 100
magnets featuring the
Scrabble alphabet letters and
other Scrabble favourites such
as Double and Triple Word
Scores, Double and Triple Letter
scores and the Scrabble star.
The magnets are a wood effect
design. Each magnet measures 2cm
x 2cm. Price is £9.00 for the
Rock out with
this delightfully retro
Rockabilly Microphone Speaker.
Simply plug it into your phone
or MP3 player and you'll be
busting out some serious moves
in no time at all! Despite it's
small size this mini speaker
packs a real punch with a 2000
milliwatt output power speaker,
delivering optimal sound quality
in your home or on the go.
Even better, there's no need to
worry about batteries as the
Rockabilly speaker features its
own 250mAh lithium ion battery,
which can be recharged from any
computer via USB cable which is
provided. Price is £17.00.
This cute ceramic whale food
pick holder is perfect for your
Christmas parties or an ideal
gift for people who enjoy
cooking and entertaining. So
when there is a
party brewing on the horizon,
make sure it's plain sailing by
skewering your snacks using the
Moby Pick's spout is overflowing
with the perfect party picks.
Plus the picks are reusable too.
Great for spearing food such as
cheese, pineapple, sausages and
cucumbers, this will make a real
talking point at your party.
Price is £12.50.
This Walking Westie Dog Toy will
make a lovely gift for children.
Cute and fluffy, it's based on
the distinctive features of a
West Highland White Terrier.
The little Westie can walk, bark
and wag his tail too. It even
has cute bow tie. Dimensions are
20cm x 20cm approximately, and 2
x AA batteries are required (not
included). Price is £21.00.
For more information about gifts
from Maiden click on
Retro Games for
all the Family
Treat yourself and the family to
some great retro games for
Christmas from Ellie Ellie.
Perfect for after dinner
entertainment and all ages.
Traditional Family Bingo Game
will give you hours of fun and
is suitable for up to eighteen
people. The set contains all you
need for your game of bingo,
including the caller’s tombola
cage, bingo balls, counters,
playing cards and even a handy
cotton bag to keep all the bits
and pieces together when not
being played. Price is £29.50.
The traditional game of Snakes
and Ladders is easy to play for
all the family. This vintage
style game includes rules, a
colourful playing board, 6
wooden playing pieces, one die
and a handy keep sake bag. Price
The Traditional Game Pin The
Tail On The Donkey is great for
Christmas parties and family
entertainment. The game comes
complete with simple
instructions, a donkey
poster, 18 self-adhesive tails
and vintage style blindfold.
Price is £14.
For more information about gifts
and games from Ellie Ellie click
Espresso at Home
Espresso Crazy offers a great
selection of coffee gifts
including the iconic illy espresso
coffee machines, coffee cups and
Designed by architect Lucca
Trazzi, the exquisite Francis
Francis X1 Coffee Machine brings
an element of effortless retro
glamour to any home. The
definitive machine for coffee
ritualists, the X1 combines
ground coffee with
state-of-the-art electronics to
deliver a well-balanced and
aromatic espresso, latte or
cappuccino time after time.
The X1 in red is now available
for use with illy iperEspresso
capsule technology or the widely
used ESE paper pod system. So
now you can enjoy café-calibre
coffee at just the flick of a
switch. Prices start at £299.
Coffee connoisseurs can enjoy
illy espresso to its fullest
with this sophisticated Espresso
Cup Gift Set. To celebrate the
EXPO 2015 universal exposition,
illy has collaborated with four
emerging artists from coffee
producing countries (Costa Rica,
Guatemala, Ethiopia and
Honduras) who have each designed
a stylish illy cup to reflect
Every cup is numbered and signed
by the artist, to create a one
of a kind coffee drinking
experience, whilst the perfect
dimensions of illy’s iconic cup
design lift aroma and keep the
rich crema beautifully intact.
The Limited Edition sustainArt 4
Espresso Cup Gift Set costs
Cappuccino Cup Gift Set is also
available and costs £84.52
The Live Happ-illy Espresso Cups
and Coffee Gift Pack includes
two espresso cups and saucers
and a 250g can of classic ground
coffee, all branded with illy's
classic Live Happ-illy design.
This tin of ground coffee can be
used in illy Francis Francis X1
coffee machines. Price is
illy Espresso capsules are
also available and cost £45.21 for 126
capsules. Try the classic illy
coffee capsule for every day
quality coffee, dark roast for
something a little richer or
lungo for those craving a longer
drink. Decaf is also available.
Alternatively, try the new illy
Monoarabica Capsules, which
allow you to explore the
individual taste and aroma of
the three main single origin
Arabica coffee varieties found
in Ethiopia, Guatemala or
Brazil. Price is £45.21.
For more information about illy
espresso products click on
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E-Reader for Reading Anywhere you Like!
Kobo Aura H2O is the first waterproof e-reader.
This is the perfect gift for those who love
reading in the bath, taking their e-reader on
holiday, or who are just a little bit accident
We're all dreaming of a white Christmas…Let's
hope it's not a wet one! But even if it is, with
the new Kobo Aura H2O there will be no more
worries of damaging your e-reader in the rain…or
whilst taking a bath. The new Kobo Aura H2O is
waterproof up to 1 metre for up to 30 minutes,
making it the perfect gift this Christmas.
Kobo Aura H2O is the world's first premium
waterproof E Ink eReader. At 265 dpi, the
spacious 6.8” touchscreen with upgraded Carta E
Ink technology – the first of its kind with
these display dimensions – offers the closest
experience to print-on-paper, showcasing text
and high-resolution images beautifully.
allows readers to enjoy ebooks anywhere they
want to read, including previously risky places
like the bath or at the beach.
Kobo Aura H2O has an RRP of £139.99 and is
available to buy from kobo.com and WH Smith
For more information click on
A Retro Record Player for all Your Vinyl
Loved living in the 60’s? Then relax, reminisce
and rock out with the Steepletone 1960’s Vinyl
The perfect Christmas gift for anyone who still
has vinyl records, this cool and classic record
player this will revamp your room with sound and
style. Get ready to be blown away with a boom!
The record player amplifies amazing sound with
an in-built technology, detachable speakers and
the ability to play various sized records. With
high-spec sound and finish this beautiful piece
is not only a record player but an artistic
feature in your home.
Fresh and funky, sleek and smooth, not only is
the design practical and stunning, but the audio
quality is amazing! Plays 33, 45 and 78 RPM
records, with a 20 watt output speaker and
optional, subwoofer output, your favourite
record will sound utterly incredible.
Vinyl is vintage and puts power into your home.
Get ready for the festive season and show off
with this swish speaker system.
Ideal for individualising - this is the perfect
gift for any music lover of any era. Convenient,
chic and advanced, what more could you want from
this wicked item?
Made in a handy compact size, the record player
is portable with easy to carry handles and
closing clasps. It has a detachable lid and
comes with two 15 watt RMS stereo speakers.
Best of all it plays all sized records including
45, 33 and 78 rpm. All for the awesome price of
For more information visit the Prezzybox website
Luxury Poker Set with Walnut Trim
This Luxury Poker Set with Walnut Trim and Gloss
Finish contains all you need to recreate an
evening in a premier Las Vegas casino, without
the airfare or overdraft.
The classic poker game has been given a
luxurious update with this beautiful smooth,
glossy finish hinged wooden box with inlaid
walnut trim, making it a delight to play and
also an elegant desk ornament.
The hinged walnut wood lid has an inlaid glass
window and opens to reveal partitions for poker
chips and a lift out section for further chips,
dice and two card packs.
A perfect gift for any avid poker player and a
stunning decorative desk piece in its own right.
Measurements are 31cm width x 18cm depth x 10cm
The Luxury Poker Set with Walnut Trim and Gloss
Finish is available from Artisanti. Price is
For more information about Artisanti click on