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#1 Aeolienne

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Posted 25 December 2015 - 10:13 PM

So far I've given...

Boosey & Hawkes 2016 pocket diary

Bottle of wine

CD - Run the Jewels 2

A cushion

Ear-rings

Scented candle

 

Still some more present exchanges to come!



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Posted 27 December 2015 - 07:34 PM

I've given...

tickets to a play

cash (it always fits that particular recipient)

a "Dick Tracy" watch

two handmade books

flowers

a personal essay on anima, persona, and person

hope (meals to shut-ins)



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Posted 29 December 2015 - 10:01 PM

I gave my son for Christmas a hamper of useful tins, packet pasta, noodles, sweets,biscuits tea bags. I made my friends on sewing machine shopping bags and cushion covers. I love creating.

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Posted 03 January 2016 - 01:48 PM

I made an Egyptian bookmark for my Bro and with some hyreglifics gave it to him and a Brian cox book
got some toys for my niece and nephew
chocolates and shortbread for gran
cross stitch for mum

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 05:54 PM

Subsequently I've given:

 

A soft toy dragon

Book of railway stories (bought at the National Railway Museum in York)

Bottle of Pedro Ximenes sherry

Cabin P0rn: Inspiration for your quiet place somewhere, a book of photographs by Zach Klein and Steven Leckart

Socks (described as "boot", so fairly thick)

This Little Puffin: Finger plays and nursery games, compiled by Elizabeth Matterson


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Posted 18 January 2016 - 09:15 PM

I gave purses to all the ladies & wallets to all the men. The man in the shop gave me discount for bulk buying which i spent on mulled wine at the xmas market. Xmas shopping completed in 15 mins.

 

Was this really despicable?



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Posted 22 January 2016 - 10:16 PM

I was quite chuffed that I managed to do all my Christmas shopping without using Amazon or any chain stores.

 

If anyone's interested, this is what I used (in addition to the National Railway Museum, already mentioned):

Gift shop at the Wales Millennium Centre (dragon)

Tusch und Egon (Cabin Porn and ear-rings)

Decorum (cushion and candle)

The Brokedown Palace (socks)

The Sampler (sherry)

Les Aldrich Music (diary)

Hive via Joseph's Bookstore (This Little Puffin and Run the Jewels 2)






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