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Kikkerland – The Gift of Music

Kikkerland – The Gift of Music

Build Your Own Ukulele with a Kikkerland Kit ‘I am building my own ukulele,’ I said. They laughed, but only for a moment, and then said ‘You know that instrument is really popular? Started with that song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”.’ And plenty of other pieces of current music have the ukulele as part of…

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PlugBug Duo on the Go

PlugBug Duo on the Go

Travel with a Twelve South PlugBug Duo It’s a while since we travelled, and we are looking forward to it. Along with the excitement goes packing, and that includes a pile of technology which will need charging and, if one is lucky, in more than one country! No need to take several adaptors: Twelve South PlugBug…

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MP Magic Socks are not just for Christmas

MP Magic Socks are not just for Christmas

I have been writing food, travel and product reviews for 14 years, and around Autumn time I start presenting Christmas gift suggestions. Those articles often start with something along the lines of ‘Buy something more interesting than socks this Christmas’. Now I have a suggestion that is more interesting, but it is still socks. It’s…

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PortaScent 2 ways

PortaScent 2 ways

PortaScent is exactly what it says. It’s a small refillable spray and perfect for one’s handbag, manbag, bathroom bag or travel bag. It makes a wonderful and affordable gift for both men and women. This little spray bottle is so convenient, but I would counsel any girl with a social life to buy two. It’s…

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Alexander – a solid cologne

Alexander – a solid cologne

It’s that season when a young (or not so young) person’s fancy turns to festivals. We have great hopes for weather, music, good food (only kidding) and good times. But we do need a few accessories, and one in particular will make life more pleasant for the festival-goer and those around them. I introduce Alexander…

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Ion8 Leak-Proof Travel Mug/Flask

Ion8 Leak-Proof Travel Mug/Flask

Ion8 Leak-Proof Travel Mug/Flask, Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel, 360ml / 12oz, Red Drink bottles are trending. We all want to enjoy the well-known health benefits of hydration at any time of year. A flask or mug needs to be durable, portable, attractive and practical. Ion8 stainless steel Leak-Proof Travel Mug is one of the better…

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Ion8 Leak-Proof Steel Vacuum Flask

Ion8 Leak-Proof Steel Vacuum Flask

‘Reusable’ – that’s the buzzword these days. I have heard the statistic of around 2000 plastic bottles per year could be discarded by the average family. Well, not sure if I would agree with that estimation, but it’s undeniable that lots of people throwing away lots of plastic isn’t a good idea. One could consider…

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The PNY Family Car Charger

The PNY Family Car Charger

PNY, a company celebrated for its small technology innovations, presents The Family Car Charger. This could be the solution to LONG rides punctuated by frequent enquiries of ‘Are we there yet?’. This nifty gadget will be welcomed by the whole family, including those in the front. This neat device has four universal USB ports and…

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PNY Smartphone Lens Kit

PNY Smartphone Lens Kit

I think that we all agree by now that smartphone cameras can offer remarkably good picture quality. There has always been, and it’s remarked upon by traditional camera users, one limitation and that is their fixed lenses. Yes, the images can be great, but they are limited in their field of view. The PNY Smartphone…

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The PNY Outdoor Charger – travel accessory review

The PNY Outdoor Charger – travel accessory review

A charger seems a simple thing, but a charger is an indispensable part of any traveller’s kit. In fact, even an office worker with only a short commute will be glad of a power pack, and in particular the PNY Outdoor Charger. This is actually the most robust and practical charger I have found so…

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Mosquito Repellent & Beach Accessories from THEYE – travel accessories review

Mosquito Repellent & Beach Accessories from THEYE – travel accessories review

It’s that time of year again. Summer holidays are being planned, or there might be some early spring vacations on the horizon. Either way we need to be mindful of both the pleasures and hazards of that contemplated trip. We need Mosquito Repellent and Beach Accessories from THEYE. Malaria is much in the news. Most…

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Learn Japanese with Eurotalk – travel review

Learn Japanese with Eurotalk – travel review

Most of us might have learnt a little French or German at school, although in the 60s when I was treading the corridors of wisdom acquisition, there were few prospects of leaving these shores. These days we can easily travel the globe as independent explorers. But to be an adventurous and also a confident voyager…

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