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Angela Brazil books – vintage schoolgirl fiction

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Art objects indeed – but a great read too

These volumes are now extremely collectible. If you didn’t read Angela Brazil books when you were a girl, then your mother or even grandmother probably did, especially if they were brought up in England. The author was born in Victorian England; a time during which ‘young ladies’ were expected to read improving, non-fiction books, religious tomes or about moral matters.

An unusual gift for the Beatles fan

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For the Beatles lover

If there’s a Beatles fan on your gift list, the chances are that he or she has lots of CDs, recordings, books and more. So what on earth can you buy for them that will be fascinating and truly appreciated? Here’s a wonderful idea at a very attractive low price, too.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy – books & DVDs

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The Kennedy Assassination – fifty one years on

Those of us who are old enough will never forget that day. And for those who don’t remember, the events of 22nd. November, 1963 are important to know about because in moments, the world changed. Millions of words have been written about Kennedy and that fateful day but now, respected authors are writing about it from a fifty year perspective.

Kindle Fire HD 6

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If you’re looking for a tablet for under $100 then Fire HD 6 is for you. It is a stylish tablet, with everything you would expect to find, or indeed you’d need from a tablet device.

Books for the bibliophile from the Folio Society

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The best gifts for the book lover

With worldwide shipping direct from The British Museum in London these special-edition, Folio Society books are the absolute best gift for anyone who appreciates books, literature and fine quality. There is a lovely selection of books available including those suitable for children, the historian, the collector or simply those who appreciate the finer things in life.

The best cookbooks – curated by Anthropologie

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A truly wonderful selection of stylish recipe books

Isn’t it excellent when you find a marvelous collection of curated items? And it’s even better when that collection has been put together by a group of people such as the talented stylists at Anthropologie. Known for their fabulous fashion and excellent taste, this retailer has searched for – and found – the very best in mouthwatering recipe books.

Fabulous art and lifestyle books

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Art, travel & lifestyle books for the collector

For some people, books are more than just something to pass the time on a lengthy flight or on the beach. And for those people there are no better gifts than books especially those we have featured here. This is the  famed collection of Assouline.

Top books for fashion lovers

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The best books for the fashionista

So many of us are interested in this wonderful subject. There are books in this carefully curated collection which are perfect for the budding fashion designer, for those with an interest in the history of couture, people who want insight into the world of the top designers or those who are simply interested in all matters fashionable.

Vintage children’s books for the collector

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Rare, signed and collectible books

I can’t tell you how delighted I was to discover this fabulous site. It has books on just about every subject imaginable. It has rare first editions, many signed by the author and whereas some books sell for tens of thousands of dollar, others are available for just a couple of bucks. And although I’m talking in USA currency, books shipped from, and to, everywhere.

John F. Kennedy books, DVDs and memoribilia

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A pivotal event in history – the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Some of us are old enough to remember 22nd, November 1963 and can remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we heard that the president had been shot in Dallas. There’s no doubt that this was an event that changed the world. Since that time countless books and films have been made and there are memorabilia items available that are a must for every household. I believe this.

Top Luxury Tastes Recommendations

These are our favorite luxury, stylish finds and gifts that we've discovered on the internet. All can be purchased online from the best retailers. We search the web for the best so you don't have to!

We are a small but dedicated team who delight in searching the internet for the best possible items from la creme of online stores so that you can treat yourself or buy deliciously tasteful and stylish gifts for your family and friends.

We hope you enjoy our carefully-curated selections!

Gourmet grilling

Grilling gets more and more sophisticated all the time and now, even the top manufacturers of kitchen and cuisine products are delighting us with...

Classic perfume bottles

Vintage style cut glass decorative bottles

We love these traditionally-styled perfume bottles. They are hand blown and then hand cut to create the designs and...

Ready for a new hobby?

Knitting: Your new pastime?

Fifty years ago every woman – and many men too – could knit.  And before that, women has spent their spare...

Ancient Greek sculptures

Ancient Greek sculpture replicas from the British Museum

Every room, no matter how it’s furnished and decorated, needs a solid, impressive something. What sort of...

Audrey Hepburn prints & posters

Audrey Hepburn – always a star

If you ask a number of people to name the most enduringly stylish film star many, if not most,...

Michael Schumacher artwork

One of the Formula One greats of all time – Michael Schumacher

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Formula One and...

Best quote wall decals

Instant motivational and fun decor for your home

Wall decals are incredibly popular these days and it’s easy to see why. There are decals available...

Gorgeous jewelry from Paula Mendoza

Fine jewelry using gold and emeralds from Colombia

Are you looking for a very special gift for a special lady? Then take a look at...

Angela Brazil books – vintage schoolgirl fiction

Art objects indeed – but a great read too

These volumes are now extremely collectible. If you didn’t read Angela Brazil books when you were...

Make sparkling water and energy drinks at home

A green and healthy option

I have always loved sparkling water. Somehow that fizz makes it more refreshing, especially when  a slice of lemon or...

Top movie posters


Everyone has a favorite movie

And they are an inexpensive and delightful way to decorate a room. They have the advantage of showing your personality...

Adventure Holidays to India
Adventure Holidays to India

Holidays to India have the potential to live with you for the rest of your life. There is absolutely no doubt...

Add style to your home with Marimekko

No stylish home is complete without Marimekko

I believe this. This company has long been admired by design aficionados and I always smile when I...

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