Win Twinkling Lullaby Igglepiggle
Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with
Golden Bear to offer two lucky
readers the chance to win a Twinkling
It's time for bed and Twinkling Lullaby
Igglepiggle is ready to play soothing
lullabies from In the Night Garden TV
show to help your little one drift off
Squeeze Igglepiggle's left hand to hear
four different lullabies. Watch the star
he's holding, glow in warm colours to
help calm and relax children at bedtime.
Igglepiggle is made with soft fabrics, making him
super huggable and he also has his
iconic red blanket, just like in the TV
Twinkling Lullaby Igglepiggle is
presented in a brightly coloured gift
box, making it the perfect Christmas
Suitable for children aged from 10
months and over. RRP is £29.99.
If you can’t wait until the competition
closes, right now Twinkling Lullaby
Igglepiggle is available for £19.99 at
For Your Chance to Win
light up object is
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b) A torch
c) A candle
d) A lantern
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Get Crafty with The
Whimsical Fashion Colouring Book
perfect Christmas Gift
Get crafty at Christmas
with The Whimsical Fashion Colouring
Book by fashion stylist, Natasha
Itzcovitz. Perfect for anyone creative
that loves to colour, this
fun colouring book is ideal for all
Buy it as a
stocking filler, and treat yourself to
one as well! You'll have hours of
entertainment, as you colour in the
pictures and escape into Natasha's Whimsical
Packed with 100 hand-drawn illustrations
for anyone who loves fashion, there's
something in this book for everyone to
It's also great for mindfulness and
relaxation, colouring is a great way to
relieve stress and tension. Get away
from social media and get colouring
The pictures in this whimsical book
are fun quirky, and varied. You'll find
famous historical icons such as Jane
Austen and Mary Antoinette. Natasha also
features fantasy characters like
mermaids and princesses as well as a
sports star ice skater and boxer.
There's street style fashion from punk
to hippy style and cute animals aplenty!
Bring it along with you on the train, enjoy
colouring the pictures on a rainy day,
take it with you on holiday, or pack it
in your bag for those days when everyone
You'll have endless hours of amusement,
and a break from the computer, mobile
phone and television screen. It's your
chance to get creative.
The Whimsical Fashion Colouring Book
is published by Troubador. Price is
£8.99 for the paperback.
For more information about the book and
to buy your copy click on
The colouring book is also available to
Do you need fashion styling?
Natasha Itzcovitz, Fashion Stylist
But that's not all!
Natasha Itzcovitz is also a fashion
stylist and can help you out with your
clothes and personal style.
If you're based in and around London and
you need help choosing clothes, are
looking for a new look, or need help
organising your wardrobe and making
outfits from it, Natasha is happy
to lend a hand as your wardrobe doctor!
She can take you shopping, help you buy
online, or sort out your wardrobe
personally. She'll refresh your look - with your
own personal needs and style all taken on
If you would
like to contact Natasha email her at:
Visit her website:
Annabel James Christmas Gifts
Annabel James offers a gorgeous range of
gifts for your family and friends.
This boxed set of Spiced Orange Scented
Glass Tea Lights includes three scented
glass tea lights made with pure
essential oils. This festive fragrance
is a sumptuous blend of zesty orange and
aromatic notes of clove, spice and
Made from 100% natural plant wax.
Approximate burn time is 25 hours. Made
in Britain. Price is £7.50.
This generously sized super-soft black
and cream Dachshund Throw with contrast
blanket stitching in red will make a
lovely gift. Made from 100% recycled
cotton with a reversible jacquard weave,
the blanket is perfect for snuggling up
on the sofa or covering your bed.
Made in England in one of the last
remaining mills in Lancashire. Blanket dimensions are 210 cm
x 160 cm. Price is £124.95.
This stylish Poker Set is perfect for
anyone who enjoys a good game of cards.
The set includes a full set of chips and
stylish playing cards with bold graphic
print, meaning whether you win or lose,
your hand will always look good.
All packaged in a stylish box. Full
instructions are included in the pack.
Price is £39.95.
These adorable Labrador Chocolates are a
delightful gift-boxed trio of chocolate
labradors with two each of white
chocolate, milk chocolate and dark
The perfect gift for a dog lover and a
great stocking filler. They are
attractively boxed with a pretty red
ribbon. Price is £7.95.
Treat someone special
to this beautifully boxed Wild Fig
Pamper Gift Box. This attractive gift
set is packed with wild fig scented
pampering products including wild fig
hand cream, organic wild fig soap and
This gift box packs a punch with its
delicious scent of sweet, earthy fresh
figs, with top notes of grape and
vanilla. Price is £24.95.
Annabel James is an on-line boutique
offering home accessories, jewellery and
gorgeous gifts, beautifully wrapped and
information visit the website at
Prezzybox offers a gorgeous
selection of gifts for all the
family. Check out their
extensive range of products,
personalised gifts which are suitable for
This adorable Paws Personalised
Polar Bear is perfect for a
newborn or a young child. The
bear has super soft fur and
comes with a silver hang tag
around its neck that is tied
with white satin ribbon. Add a
message of your choice to the
tag, you can include up to 50
characters for the wording.
The polar bear is presented in a
white cotton bag, making it a
very special gift. Price is
Capture the magic of Christmas
with this delightful Magical
Fairy Garden kit. The boxed set
includes everything your little
angels need to create their
very own magical fairy garden.
Follow the instructions to
create your own beautiful
enchanted miniature cottage with
a delightful garden for
your fairy to live in. Watch as
your little angel learns all
about taking care of her garden
and makes your dreams come true
when you sprinkle a little of
the magical fairy dust. Price is
Cat lovers will be delighted
with this cute Pusheen Travel
Pillow. Perfect for travelling
on a long car, train or plane
journey, the cheery pillow will
give you a comfortable place to
rest your head instead of
leaning it on a window ledge,
uncomfortable seat or on one of
This soft, adorable Pusheen
pillow will support your head
and correct your body posture,
helping you to make the most of
your travel time and catch that
all important beauty sleep. It
fits snugly around your neck so
that you can doze in style.
Price is £11.99.
It wouldn't be Christmas without
slippers, and these fun Light Up
Unicorn Slippers are sure to
make everyone smile. These
lovely soft slippers are adorned
with a magical golden horn which
sits snugly on each unicorn
head. They also have a fluffy
rainbow mane and tail to match.
Guaranteed to keep your tootsies
cosy and warm, they have special
Unicorn lights to make them
really festive. Their plump
cheeks flash up in varying
pastel colours, aiding and
guiding your way as you gallop
around the house in them. Price
Unicorn fans will also love this
creative Make Your Own Dough
Unicorn gift set. The set
includes everything you need to
make your own cute unicorn. Use
it to mould and sculpt your own
The pack includes five different
colours of Super Dough, a
moulding tool and pearlescent
glitter. It's the perfect way to
get crafty at Christmas. A great
stocking filler. Price is £5.99.
This handy Biskviti Biscuit
Shaped Tea Infuser will make a
welcome gift for anyone who
enjoys a good cup of tea. This
eyecatching infuser is the
perfect addition to your
Easy to use, simply lift the
lid, pop your favourite tea
inside and watch it infuses
as soon as it hits the boiling
water in your tea cup. There's
no fuss and no mess, you can
reuse it time and time again to
create a delicious cup of tea.
Price is £9.99.
Bring a little sparkle to
someone special with this
luxurious Personalised Prosecco
& Chocolates gift set. The satin
lined box includes a sleek black
bottle of Prosecco which can be
personalised with any name and
message of your choice.
The Italian Prosecco has a crisp
taste with bubbles releasing
hints of peach and apple which
create a fresh and light feel on
the palate. Personalise the
bottle label with the name of
your recipient (up to 25
characters) and message (up to
two lines of 40 characters
each). Price is £42.95.
For more information about
Prezzybox and the range of gifts
and presents available for
Christmas visit the website at
Festive Gifts from
For Christmas, Dotcomgiftshop
has created a fantastic
collection of festive gifts for
children, from toddlers to
tweens. Fun and bursting with
colour, they offer a joyous
collection of toys and games,
decorations, fantastic food
storage and dinnerware, plus the
most sensational seasonal
Teach your children to count and
simple maths with this colourful
Traditional Tea Party Biscuits
Game. A great gift for tea
parties and educational play,
the biscuits are numbered on the
Presented in their own tidy
wooden box, so they can be
neatly packed away. Learning to
count has never been so much
fun. The set includes 10
assorted wooden biscuits and is
recommended for children aged 3
or over. Price is £9.95
for the set.
This beautifully illustrated
Magnetic Let's Go Fishing Game
is great fun for all the family.
The game includes ten
illustrated magnetic wooden fish
and two magnetic fishing rods.
Cast your line and catch a
This entertaining magnetic
fishing game is a great way for
little ones to improve their
motor skills, learn to recognise
their numbers and count from one
to ten. Suitable for children
aged 3 or over due to small
parts. Price is £9.95.
Have fun at Christmas with this
brightly coloured Elvis The
Elephant Stacking Sticks Game.
See how many sticks you can
stack on the cute blue Elvis
Elephant before they fall off.
The attractive box includes 40
sticks in red, yellow, pink and
green. A great after dinner game
for all ages, or a quirky
stocking filler. How many sticks
can you stack? Price is £7.95.
Looking for a sweet Christmas
gift for a young child? Charlie
The Sausage Dog Wooden Pull Toy
is a great little character. He
likes long walks, cuddles,
carrots and ball games.
He has little wheels and a
length of red string so that you
can take him for walkies.
Charlie has his own retro gift
box. Suitable for children of 12
months or over. Price is £9.95.
This Traditional Tiddlywinks
game is perfect for family fun
at Christmas. This retro style
game is suitable for up to four
players and comes with full
instructions on how to play.
The clever cardboard box
converts into the game board and
has a bright plastic catching
cup in the centre. Suitable for
ages 3 and over. Price is £5.95.
For more information and to see
the full range of gifts visit
Make your Child's Christmas
Special with PLAYMOBIL
This year PLAYMOBIL, a top
manufacturer within pre-school
toys, has released a wide
variety of new sets that
youngsters will love having in
their play rooms. With their
first venture into licensed
products seeing the production
of Ghostbusters™ and How to
Train Your Dragon© it has been a
very exciting year for the much
Encouraging free play and the
use of imagination within
children there is no better gift
to give this Christmas. Having
been around for over 40 years
the joy of receiving PLAYMOBIL
sets under the Christmas tree is
something that has been enjoyed
by many generations.
The Ghostbusters™ sets were
released in May this year and
include the famous Ecto-1 Car,
Firehouse, Stay Puft Marshmallow
Man and more. And due to be
released in August, the How to
Train Your Dragon© sets includes
everyone’s favourite Hiccup and
Toothless along with Drago’s
Ship, Berk Island and sets
including other much-loved
characters. Delighting both
adults and children alike, the
sets are perfect for bringing
favourites to life.
With the variety of new sets
that have been launched by the
beloved brand this year there is
plenty to choose from for your
little ones. From the new
Princess Castle range which is
perfect for those aspiring to
royalty to the new City Action
Police sets for your little
heroes there’s something for
The well-received Romans and
Egyptians sets are perfect for
those who enjoy educational
play, and with a wide variety of
sets within these ranges
youngsters can transport
themselves back in time by going
for a ride on the Roman
Warrior’s Ship or exploring
It’s not just kids though. Many
an adult will also enjoy the
trip back in time with the
bringing nostalgia to those who
remember the film from its
original release. Plus, those
who are car crazy will rejoice
when they see the new Porsche
911 Targa 4S.
Don’t forget, you can also enjoy
the magic of Christmas early
with a PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar
providing the perfect Christmas
countdown that the whole family
Jamie Dickinson, Marketing
Manager from PLAYMOBIL says,
“Christmas is an exciting time
for both children and adults
alike and we know the importance
of finding the right gift for
your child at Christmas. We have
so many exciting new sets that
have been released this year
that we’re sure you’ll find the
perfect one to ask Father
Christmas for this Christmas.”
PLAYMOBIL sets can be purchased
online or at toy stockists
across the country now.
For more information and to
purchase please visit
Alarm Clock with
Amplicomms has produced their loudest alarm
clock, the TCL 410 at 95dB. The clock includes
safety alerts for people with hearing loss and
visual impairment. The perfect gift for
Christmas it features big bright numbers and
The 7.5" LED jumbo display and six extra-bright
LED lights means that it can be easily seen,
however the brightness can be turned down as it
has three dimmer settings.
The TCL 410 adds an extra safety element for
people with hearing loss. It can detect alarm
tones from other devices such as smoke and
burglar alarms, triggering its own loud alert
for people sleeping, providing extra safety and
If you’re still not convinced that setting the
adjustable volume to 95dB will wake you, the TCL
410 comes with one of the most powerful
vibrating pillow pads, popped under your pillow
you will be shaken awake too.
You will never need to adjust the time on this
clock, the TCL410 automatically synchronises
with a radio transmitter set to standard time.
TCL410 also features a snooze button and a USB
socket for charging your mobile.
Price is £53.99 including the Vibrating Pillow
Pad or £49.99 if this is not required.
For more information visit the website at
Gifts from The
Check out the great gifts
for Christmas from The Contemporary Home.
This cute mini Nordic Santa Decoration is
perfect for decorating your Christmas tree, and has its own
red cord hanger
Made from felt with little wooden feet, flowing
white beard, and cute face. Price is £1.50.
Give this motivational Believe In Yourself Sign
to someone special to encourage positive
thinking. Or pin it on your wall to help with
your self confidence and self esteem.
This pretty pink wooden sign includes a string
hanger and is 12cm in height x 8.5cm width.
Price is £4.50.
This adorable Dog In A Dome Christmas Decoration
will add something different to your usual
Featuring a cute little terrier dog in a glass
dome with a gold hat decorated in tinsel and tiny baubles. Price is
Have a traditional Christmas with this
eyecatching Nordic Red & White Knitted Stocking.
Fill it with lots of little festive gifts or
hang it on your Christmas tree. Price is £12.00.
For more information about The Contemporary Home
Regal Gifts from
Historic Royal Palaces
Christmas, exciting new ranges
from Historic Royal Palaces explore the themes
of Tudor feasting, a Victorian Christmas, London icons
and Storybook characters.
This beautiful Advent Calendar of Tea Lights is
a delightful calendar including a month of
seasonal aroma nightlight candles. There is one
candle behind each door on the calendar.
Beautifully illustrated. Price is £29.99.
Anne Boleyn was Henry VIII's second wife and
most notorious. This luxury Queen B Make Up Bag
features Anne Boleyn's iconic initial B necklace
and has been exclusively designed for Historic
With a witty play on words, this Queen B make up
bag is just the right size to fit in all of your
essentials. 100% cotton. Price is £10.99.
Dress up your Christmas tree in style with this
romantic Mr Darcy Tree Decoration.
Made from felt, he has a gold twine hook so that
he can be attached to your tree. Price is
You can't have Darcy without Elizabeth Bennet,
and this matching Tree Decoration is sure to be
a winner on your tree.
With beautiful white dress and gold trimming.
Hang Elizabeth side by side on your tree with
her beloved Darcy. Price is £12.99.
Give yourself or a loved one some delicious
Historic Royal Palace Rose Chocolate.
The rose adorned range includes a chocolate bar, a book of
truffles and a 12 mini bar set of chocolate. The
perfect stocking filler, each little chocolate
bar is £3.99.
This elegant Tower of London Chess Set will make
a delightful gift to treasure and enjoy.
This hand painted chess set is based on the
residents of the Tower of London. Price is
Treat someone special to this delightful Royal
Palace China Collection Charm Bracelet.
Inspired by the Royal Palace fine bone china
collection, this quirky charm bracelet features
tiny versions of this bestselling tea set.
Interspersed with sparkling gemstones,
butterfly, bumblebee and flowers, this pretty
charm bracelet is the perfect gift for a tea
lover. Price is £85.00.
For more information about Royal Palace gifts
Play your Favourite
Tapes on a Boombox
Already got a turntable
and looking for the next retro trend? Then GPO
are here to help for Christmas. Sales of tapes
have increased by over 70%. We’ve got a brand
new boombox, straight from the 80s, and a
turntable with cassette deck. Here are our picks
for retro tech fans this festive season.
The Brooklyn is a boombox heavy on 80s style but
plugged in 21st century tech. It plays cassettes
but also has a USB port for playback and
recording, CD deck, DAB and FM radio. It’s
Bluetooth enabled so can stream music from any
Two 40 watt speakers give the
Brooklyn plenty of power, with controls for
volume, balance, bass and treble. It’s also
fully portable, as a boombox should be, with a
lithium battery that takes just one and a half
hours to charge and 3-4 hours playback.
big, measuring 60cm by 30cm, with a chrome
finish and retro backlight with VU indicators.
Price is £250. Stockists include Nice Stuff,
Cuckooland, JD Williams, and Currys.
There are also some other great retro music
products available. This stylish GPO Flight is a
fully portable three speed turntable.
Presented in a suitcase casing with
handle, it comes complete with a jewel stylus,
cassette player and rechargeable battery, so
that you can take your music with you wherever
you want to go. Price is £139.95.
This handy GPO PR 50 Turntable is another great
buy for Christmas. It includes a weight balance
arm, pitch function and Audio Technica Cartridge
to give a more precise sound.
With aux ports and a Bluetooth transmitter you
can connect it to all your external speakers.
Plug in a USB stick for playback and segmented
recording. It plays both 33 and 45 RPM vinyl
records. Price is £119.95.
If you love retro, GPO also offers this super
cool Opal Push Button Telephone. Designed to sit
next to your bed, the GPO Opal is perfect for
long enjoyable chats.
This classic British design is fitted with
modern technology so that it is compatible with
any telephone line and automated service. Made
from high quality strong plastics. Price is
For more information about
GPO retro products click on