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Picnic Hamper and Coolbag from Annabel James

Picnic Hamper and Coolbag from Annabel James

Make your Summer picnic really special with this luxury Picnic Hamper, Coolbag and Picnic Rug from Annabel James.

Perfect for an outdoor feast for four, the 'Kissing Robins' Picnic Hamper comes in a smart blue and antique white, lending a modern twist to the traditional wicker picnic set.

Picnic Hamper from Annabel James

Inside, the ceramic plates, wine glasses, cutlery, salt and pepper and bottle opener add the functional, while the Kissing Robins printed napkins and lining add the fun. Price is £89.95.

Keep your cold drinks, wine and picnic desserts fresh and chilled in this stylish Coolbag in 'Kissing Rabbits' design.

Coolbag from Annabel James

The Coolbag is pale blue with orange rabbits and has a retro box shape reminiscent of vintage lunch boxes.

The bag is waterproof, durable and the rear straps cleverly hold your rolled up picnic blanket in place (sold separately). With double zips for convenient access. Price is £36.95.

Coolbag from Annabel James

Annabel James also offers a matching Picnic Blanket also in 'Kissing Rabbits' design. This eyecatching blanket is waterproof backed, super lightweight and machine washable.

Picnic Blanket from Annabel James

The Picnic Blanket rolls into its own adjustable carry handles and also attaches to the back of the Coolbag. Price is £35.95.

Picnic Blanket from Annabel James

All items are available to buy from Annabel James.

Annabel James is an online boutique selling home and garden accessories and gorgeous gifts.

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Gorgeous Gifts from Prezzybox

Glass Teapot from Prezzybox

Prezzybox offers a delightful range of gifts for the Summer.

This gorgeous Glass Teapot with detachable infuser is the ultimate tea party accompaniment.

Infuse your brew with essence of peppermint to pear – you are the quirky connoisseur that will always has the most fascinating of tea!

Take your tea making up a notch with this super stylish Glass Teapot, perfect for summer garden parties with the parents or pals.

This quirky and cool teapot is modern in design and has a sleek and smooth glass finish, with a detachable handle that makes it easy to rinse.

Encompassing a detachable infuser centre section, blend your fresh tea leaves and simple place in the pot for a beautiful taste sensation every single time. Efficient and easy to clean, this classy kitchen item holds up to 1L of liquid and even comes gift boxed. Price is £21.95.

Personalised Initial Heart Mirror from Prezzybox

Bring a touch of vintage glamour into your home with this Personalised Initial Heart Mirror. Hung upon a silver chain, with a bevelled edge effect and decorative typography, this stunning mirror will make a statement wherever it is placed in your home.

A personal and beautiful gift for anyone who appreciates anything vintage inspired, new home owners or for someone special. Price is £16.95.

Mini Body Scales from Prezzybox

Losing weight or simply sticking to it can be extremely difficult, but with a happy and healthy diet, exercise and a set of handy Mini Body Scales you can find out your weight anywhere, anytime!

Keep fit with the kit that you can carry with you! Its simple style is slim and fits right in your handbag or gym kit carrier!

Mini Body Scales from Prezzybox

Holiday season also means packing light, so whether you need to weigh yourself or your shoes to slip into that suitcase then these scales are just the thing.

With a digital display they are strong enough to hold up to a maximum of 150kg at any one weigh in. Price is £17.95.

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Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win a Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Bundle

Win a Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Bundle from Learning Resources®

From Learning Resources®

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with 
Learning Resources® to offer one lucky reader the chance to win an exclusive Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Bundle including a Primary Science a set of 6 Big Bug view Jars, Binoculars, a Plant and Grow Set, Magnifier and Tweezers, and a Metal Detector.

The bundle is ideal for joining little ones in discovering the outdoors this summer. Bright colours and chunky pieces engage young minds and promote hands-on observations!

Learning Resources® have been manufacturing award-winning educational toys and learning aids for over 21 years. They provide hands-on products that build a concrete foundation of skills through exploration, imagination and fun. By working closely with educational specialists their unique ranges of resources are engaging and innovative whilst promoting key skills for growth and development in line with the national curriculum.

Diverse ranges of products, suitable for ages 2 and above, cover core subjects from Numeracy and Literacy to Science and Construction and are inclusive of learning at different levels. With exciting new products introduced each year, Learning Resources® encourage a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

Plant & Grow Set from Learning Resources®

The prize bundle encourages green fingers with the Plant & Grow Set, perfect for exploring the garden and introducing children to the wonders gardening. The set includes an observation jar with vented and solid lids, watering can, and trowel, rooting tray, three pots, three plant markers and ten activity cards.

Big View Bug Jars from Learning Resources®

For all little ones who love to investigate this bundle is complete with Big View Bug Jars, Magnifiers and Tweezers and Big View Binoculars. The Bug Jars allow children to collect samples of insects or terrain and inspect them up-close by popping open the ladybird wings lid to reveal a 3.5x magnifying lens. The screw on caps and air vents keep the samples secure so it easy and safe to examine.


Magnifier and Tweezers from Learning Resources®

Designed for children curious about the world around them the Magnifier and Tweezers set contains easy grip jumbo tweezers that let you carefully pick-up insects, plants and other specimens you want to investigate. The Mega Magnifier can then be use to take a close up look with 4.5x magnification and a built-in stand for hands-free learning!

Big View Binoculars from Learning Resources®

For all on-the-go adventures, the chunky Big View Binoculars are colourful and simple to use with a break-away lanyard to keep them safe during walks and outdoor play. The binoculars feature a focus wheel, soft rubber eyepieces and 6x magnification.

Metal Dector from Learning Resources®

Great for little detectives and treasure hunters the chunky Metal Detector with adjustable handle can be used to hunt for treasure in sandpits, garden and beaches. To alert children when they have found metal a beeping noise sounds and red lights flash.

This hands-on bundle is ideal for encouraging little ones to understand the world around them whilst talking about observations and exploring the outdoors.

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For Your Chance to Win

Tell us which one of these objects would be discovered by a metal detector?

     a) Butterfly
     b) Paper clip
     c) Flower pot
     d) Plastic bottle

 To Enter the Competition

Tell us which one of the objects listed above would be discovered by a metal detector? Then send in your answer together with your full name, postal
address and telephone number to the special email address given below:

Please fill in the subject box
of your email with the title:
Primary Science Bundle Competition (Sixtyplusurfers)

Competition Terms & Conditions

1. The prize is an exclusive Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Bundle including a Primary Science a set of 6 Big Bug view Jars, Binoculars, a Plant and Grow Set, Magnifier and Tweezers, and a Metal Detector.

Please let us know if you do not wish to receive any further correspondence from Learning Resources®

3. One lucky reader with the correct answer will win the prize.

4. The competition is open to our UK visitors only.

We do not accept automated entries.

6. The competition closes on 31st July 2015.

Strawberry Tea

Strawberry & Mango tisane from Newby's Tea

With Wimbledon and Murray fever now in full swing, strawberries are firmly on every menu. Keep a stiff upper lip and your British cool with Newby of London's Strawberry & Mango Tisane – perfect to serve at home or for picnics on Murray Mount.

Cultivated from wild strawberries in France, Newby's distinctive blend combines apples, rosehip, beetroot and strawberry with exotic South Asian mango, hibiscus and papaya in an East-meets-West tisane. Newby's award-winning new Silken Pyramid range of whole leaf teas is available at Waitrose and John Lewis stores and online from £5.85 per pack.

The range includes tisanes and green teas such as naturally caffeine-free Rooibos Orange, Ginger & Lemon, Peppermint, delicate Jasmine Princess, soothing Chamomile, healthy Hunan Green as well as black teas - Newby's unique Kan-Junga from the High Himalayas, Upper Assam, spicy Masala Chai, fragrant Earl Grey and vibrant English Breakfast.

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Make Your Picnic Fun with the eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth

eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth

Make your picnic or garden party more fun for children with an eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth.

Throw down an eatsleepdoodle tablecloth over your picnic blanket and dot around a couple of handfuls of doodle wash-out pens and you’ll bring a whole new element to your picnic, letting folks enjoy the relaxation and gentle creativity that a bit of sunny doodling brings.

eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth

With the whole world going crazy for colouring right now, your doodle picnic is going to be the hit of the summer!

It's also a brilliant way of keeping the kids occupied while the grown-ups are chatting, and any artistic adults can join in too.

eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth

A spot of doodling on the tablecloth gives us all a slight thrill of the forbidden but without the consequences. Use the wash-out pens and your doodles will literally disappear in the wash. Being bad never felt so good!

Made from great quality pre-shrunk cotton the eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth includes its own set of 10 double-ended doodle wash-out pens so that it all washes out afterwards.

eatsleepdoodle Tablecloth

Great for keeping the children entertained in the garden on a sunny day. Choose from Large or Medium size.

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Perfect Summer Snaps with the Panoramic Pod

Panoramic Pod from IWOOT

What is a holiday without a beautiful scenic shot or two? Everyone loves them but it's quite hard to get it right first time! With the Panoramic Pod, you can take perfect panoramic shots with your Smartphone - at the first attempt, every time!!

The pod’s smooth wind up mechanism is timed at around 25 seconds for optimum image quality.

Create awe inspiring panoramic images by attaching the pod to the included tripod or setting it on a flat surface. Then simply place your phone within the clamp, release et voila - mind blowingly perfect panoramas.

Panoramic Pod from IWOOT

The Panoramic Pod costs £15.99 and is available to buy from IWOOT

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Be Smart with
Your Alarm

GiftZone from Gift Zone

This compact Smart Clock syncs with your Smartphone to ensure that you never miss an important date or birthday again! Download the free ‘SyncClock’ app onto your Android or iOS device and synchronise the clock information from your phone to the Smart Clock.

This versatile timepiece can store two independent alarms, a birthday reminder and general reminder, all at the same time. It can also be synchronised with your phone calendar to keep you up-to-date with your schedule. Moreover, it features date and time display, night light and a snooze function.

GiftZone from Gift Zone

Once the app is downloading your alarms and calendar can be updated easily through Bluetooth. This Smart Clock is perfect for on the go.

The Smart Clock costs £15.95 from GiftZone.

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Classic Gifts from Cotswold Trading

Gentlemen's Hardware Globe Light from Cotswold Trading

Cotswold Gifts offers a classic range of gifts for birthdays, anniversaries and new home.

Plan ahead for your overseas travel with this beautiful Gentlemen's Hardware Globe Light. This stylish light will make a special retirement gift or anniversary present. Go round the world in your dreams. Price is £89.

This vintage style Ted Baker Stag Hip Flask is perfect for taking on country walks or fishing trips. It  features a rustic country scene with a lone stag. With a wholesome feel there's no better way to gently sip Scotch whisky.

The stainless steel flask is protected by a faux leather stag print sleeve and is presented in a tweed print gift box. Price is £27.50.

Ted Baker Stag Hip Flask from Cotswold Trading

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