Father’s Day Gift Guide Part 4. For Dads who love healthy fit and outdoor lifestyles!

Father’s Day Gift Guide Part 4. For Dads who love healthy fit and outdoor lifestyles!

Master your grey hair and banish itch with Just for Men Control GX

Introducing two NEW additions to the Control GX Grey-Reducing Shampoo range, the UK’s first and only shampoo that gradually reduces grey with each wash

After generating waves with the introduction of its award-winning Control GX Grey-Reducing Shampoo last year, Just for Men has extended the range with two new multi-benefit formulations.

Control GX specially formulated shampoos reduce the amount of visible grey hair with each wash, by utilising an innovative gradual and permanent grey-reducing technology, making it completely different from other shampoos in the market. The two new additions to the range share the core benefit of being a grey reducing shampoo, while incorporating two additional benefits.

NEW Grey Reducing Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, RRP £8.69

The anti-dandruff version gently and thoroughly cleans hair whilst gradually reducing greys. It also relieves scalp itch, dryness, irritation and helps prevent flakes, while it cleans.

NEW Grey Reducing Shampoo for Light Shades, RRP £8.69

Just for Men Control GX Grey Reducing Shampoo for Light Shades has been specially formulated for those with blond to medium brown hair, for a natural look.

Control GX is also available as a Shampoo and a 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner for guys who want extra conditioning.

Look for the Control GX Grey-Reducing Shampoo range in the Men’s Haircare aisle of Boots, Superdrug, Morrisons and online at Amazon.

For more information, please visit justformen.com or follow @JustForMenUK on Twitter

Don’t forget to perform the Skin Allergy Patch Test 48 hours before first use.

Die Hard 30th Anniversary
Celebrate the anniversary of one of the greatest action films of all-time

Out on: 4K 14th May 2018
Blu-Ray 14th May 2018
Download 14th May 2018
Celebrate the anniversary of one of the greatest action films of all time as DIE HARD – 30TH ANNIVERSARY arrives on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ & Digital Download 14 May.

DIE HARD COLLECTION arrives on limited edition Blu-ray™ Steelbook 14 May.

Treat Dad this Father’s Day to the ultimate action classic DIE HARD, celebrating its 30th Anniversary with an all-new 4K Ultra HD™ re-master and Blu-ray™ available 14 May from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Bruce Willis is John McClane in the film that launched the billion-dollar action franchise, DIE HARD. McClane, a New York City cop, flies to L.A. on Christmas Eve to visit his wife at a party in her company’s lavish high-rise. Plans change once a group of terrorists, led by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), seize the building and take everyone hostage, McClane slips away and becomes the only chance anyone has in this beginning-to-end heart-stopping action thriller.

Fans can also purchase the complete DIE HARD COLLECTION limited edition Blu-ray™ Steelbook, available only at Zavvi on 14 May. The box set will include the films:

DIE HARD (1988)
DIE HARD 2 (1990)
DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE (1995)
LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD (2007)
A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (2013)

With summer right around the corner, dads are gearing up for backyard BBQs, outdoor sports with friends and patio parties – and no occasion is complete without a grill, good friends, comfortable seating and of course, the perfect lighting.

www.enbrightenme.com

Landscape lighting is the quickest and easiest way to add ambiance to your backyard party and the new LED Color Changing Enbrighten Landscape Lights include everything in the box, making it the perfect addition to every gathering. With more than 160 color combinations, users can create any 2-color combination, select preset color modes for summer holidays like the Fourth of July, or choose from 3 shades of white for a year-round look. The lights are consumer-controlled with a wireless remote, allowing the host to conveniently change his lighting scheme with the touch of a button, depending on the mood of the event.

 

Kotula

XL Outdoor Rocking Chair

Now you can rock on with your bad self and live large simultaneously, indoors and out, with this XL rocking chair. It’s built for action with durable resin construction that holds up to the elements and won’t warp, rust, blister or peel. The large 17.5″W x 19″D seat is big enough for people of all sizes and can hold up to 600 lbs. in a stationary position, making it a great choice when a small army of grandchildren want to climb up on your lap for story time. It assembles easily with quality dovetail construction that also makes it easy to take down for storage. Available in White, Green, and Taupe. Overall assembled dimensions are 33″L x 30.5″W x 42″H. Made in U.S.A.

Rugged & Dapper.

Made with natural and organic ingredients, these grooming and self care startups provide a manageable, yet fully impactful way to ditch dull grooming routines and embrace the counter-friendly decadence you may even be tempted to keep for yourself!

Rugged & Dapper Daily Facial Duo Cleanser + Moisturizing Set
Includes Daily Facial Duo Cleanser + Age + Damage Defense Facial Moisturizer
This nourishing facial cleanser is gentle enough to use every day, while still attacking dirt, excess oil, and grime deep beneath the surface. Used to hydrate skin or as a soothing aftershave lotion, the moisturizing formula contains nutrient-rich natural and organic ingredients and nourishing botanicals that absorb quickly and help prevent aging.
Price & Availability: $45.00 at ruggedanddapper.com & Amazon

Rugged & Dapper Moisture Lip Balm Set
Includes four moisturizing lip balms with a masculine matte finish
Packed with naturally effective ingredients that work hard to heal, hydrate and protect lips from harmful elements, this certified organic formula is infused with eucalyptus and mint for a refreshing sensation.
Price & Availability: $12.95 at ruggedanddapper.com & Amazon

Father’s Day Golf Gift Idea Under $50 – Grip Boost Golf Bundle and Amazon Gloves

Amazon Prime deals from Grip Boost – a line of golf gloves that work with a patent pending spray, creating an extraordinarily clean yet sticky grip to maximize performance.

These deals run from May 14 – June 16 making this the perfect gift for Father’s Day – and all are under $50.

The Golf Essentials Bundle will be on sale for $24.99 (a retail value of $42.99) and available for purchase directly on the Grip Boost website with free shipping. This bundle includes:

Second Skin Golf Glove 2.0​ – Premium leather palm for enhanced grip, mesh windows, and angled closure strap for tighter fit.

Anti-Slip Golf Spray – ​Adds long-lasting frictional grip to your golf clubs and golf gloves. Enhances grip through sweat and rain.

Tri-Fold Golf Towel with Washing Pocket & Clip – ​Absorbent, special microfiber blend golf towel with wet/dry pocket for cleansing club faces and golf balls.​

Amazon Prime

Additionally, all Grip Boost Golf Gloves including the Second Skin 2.0 will be available for 25% off on Amazon

Grip Boost Golf Bundle – https://www.gripboost.com/collections/golf/products/golf-bundle-package?utm_source=referral&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=2018_Fathers_Day

Grip Boost Amazon Prime Deals – https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/3F19DB68-0936-4C28-9893-6CA2DB1B1AD5?channel=publicrelations

ABOUT GRIP BOOST:

Founded by former University of Maryland and Baltimore Ravens Tight End, Matt Furstenberg, Grip Boost produces a revolutionary grip-enhancing gel and spray, as well as gloves for football and golf players. Furstenburg teamed up with engineering Ph. D.’s from the University of Maryland’s Chemical Engineering Department to combat the rapid decline of tackiness / grip on football gloves after a few days of wear. Using modified chitosan, a natural biopolymer made from crab shells, they formulated Grip Boost gel, a patent pending technology used to restore the sticky grip to football gloves without leaving any residue on the ball. The successful partnership between science and athletics has led to the development of new products in other sports such as baseball and golf. To learn more, visit https://www.gripboost.com/.

For the Sporty Dad – Tenerife: Baobab Suites Swimming or Running

Gift your dad with sports galore on this dynamic health and fitness break, located in the inspiring Playa del Duque in Tenerife South. Choose or combine fitness activities and allow Dad to discover noticeable results that are achieved from these two disciplines. Strengthen and tone with personalised sessions to boost his fitness from his preferred sports area. Nourish his post-workout appetite with a daily smoothie and delicious meal from the Fuel RestoBar that caters to all wellness needs. Repair Dad’s body for another full day of fitness fun with a relaxing deep tissue, sports or therapeutic massage.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 5 nights at Baobab Suites from £980pp or £1,440 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, a swimming or running programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Workout Dad – Portugal: Longevity Cegonha Country Club Bootcamp

Enjoy some father-child bonding with a pre-summer shape up on an energising Bootcamp holiday, set in the sunny Algarve. From pulse-raising circuit training to testing TRX camps, this comprehensive 6-day fitness retreat is ideal for fitness focused fathers. Healthy, cleansing meals will complement the rigorous training schedule, whilst detox and weight loss treatments will boost results. With Osteopathy and massages aimed at soothing well-worked muscles, gift your dad with spa treatments suitable for a king, for a Father’s Day to remember. Enjoy hours a day of structured workouts, guidance from nutritionists and informative wellness workshops for Dad-bod confidence.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Longevity Cegonha Country Club from £2,065pp or £2,500 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, full board, a Bootcamp programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Tennis Pro Dad – Portugal: Pine Cliffs Annabel Croft Tennis

Get your Dad to ace his game and his health on this dynamic tennis holiday at Pine Cliffs, set in a prime seafront location on the amazing coastline of the Algarve. This low-impact sport can help to increase aerobic fitness levels, speed up metabolism and improve coordination; this tennis holiday will keep Dad on his toes. Together with daily private tennis lessons, optional group tennis clinics are an opportunity to further practice technique whilst socialising with others. This active break offers the perfect combination of sport and spa for Dads who deserve some downtime.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Pine Cliffs from £1,645pp or £2,355 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, a tennis programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Golfing Dad – Cyprus: Aphrodite Hills Resort

Home to a magnificent 18-hole golf course, treat your dad to a luxury wellness getaway at Aphrodite Hills. Set overlooking the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Aphrodite Hills is an expansive resort also boasting state-of-the-art sporting facilities and opulent accommodation. Whether your Dad wants to work on his backswing or you just want an excuse to treat him, enjoy a memorable golf break with private lessons and 4 complimentary rounds on the visually spectacular green. Complete your unspoilt experience with calming massages at The Retreat Spa by Atlantica, surrounded by fragrant courtyards for the ultimate relaxation.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Aphrodite Hills from £1,945pp or £2,435 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, a golf programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Yogi Dad – Turkey: Six Senses Kaplankaya Yoga Getaway

With the philosophy that harmony is the key to inner happiness, rebalance a healthier and happier Dad at this luxury yoga retreat, surrounded by panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. Counteract the stresses of your Dad’s hectic lifestyle through this healing practice, offering educational workshops that will inspire him to continue practicing yoga once he returns home. Experience the power of peaceful settings through sunrise, sunset yoga and meditation that will leave him feeling utterly relaxed. Discover the quaint Mediterranean village surrounding the resort through daily hikes and coastal walks, for a satisfying wellness experience your Father will never forget.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Six Senses Kaplankaya from £3,540pp or £5,200 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, a yoga programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Fitness-Focused Dad – Italy: Borgo Egnazia Fitness

Explore the breath-taking town of Puglia and experience effective fitness workouts within the incomparable Mediterranean atmosphere surrounding Borgo Egnazia. Enjoy morning outdoor workout’s as the sun rises over the glistening Adriatic Sea and seek professional advice from qualified personal trainers to achieve your fitness goals faster. Round off your day with alternative afternoon well-being activities including music therapy, dance and Iyengar yoga. Let Dad unwind and de-stress with a soul-nourishing session in the candle-lit Roman Bath and bio sauna. Discover the beauty of Puglia on a local bike ride and let Dad return home with the holistic secret to life longevity.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Borgo Egnazia from £3,820pp or £5,975 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.

For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891

For the sporty dad:

Weleda Arnica Trio Gift Set – The ideal muscle-saving bodycare gift for the sporty dad, gardener or outdoor enthusiast. This ultimate arnica hero range features a number of handy travel sizes. Including 50ml Arnica Soak, 50ml Shower Gel and 10ml Arnica Oil, the natural powers of arnica are great for soothing aching, bruised and or strained muscles with its ivigorating aroma alongside a mix of blended essential oils. (£12.95, weleda.co.uk)

ION360 U

A all-in-one 360 degree camera and battery charging case that allows you to never miss a moment. 8-megapixels for capturing images and 4K video with quick and immersive stitching. Live streaming capabilities to Facebook and YouTube with a custom app. £299.99 www.argos.co.uk

Crew Clothing

Ashton Blazer £159.00 www.crewclothing.co.uk

A Father’s Day classic – socks. These aren’t just any socks, 81% made from bamboo. Bamboo is soft, breathable and very comfortable. These socks come in a perfect gift box – ideal for Father’s Day. www.crewclothing.co.uk

Polaroid Series 6 TV

Why not splurge this Father’s Day and purchase this amazing Polaroid TV which is a whole lot of TV for the money… Enjoy it with your Father too! Starting price from £369 https://direct.asda.com/george/

What to buy for Dad this Father’s Day

Gift ideas that will please technology and gadget-loving fathers;

show your appreciation with the latest kit from Sony

The ultimate television to enhance Dad’s viewing experience of the summer of sport

Experience football at its best with Sony’s 4K Ultra HD KD-65XF90 complete with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Android TV

Treat your dad by bringing the excitement and adrenaline-fuelled rush of a football match direct to your living room with the new Sony XF90 BRAVIA series.

The XF90 Series features the 4K HDR Processor X1™ Extreme, using powerful real-time image processing for ultra-detailed pictures, which means everything you watch upscales to near 4K HDR quality.

Keep your eyes on the ball with Sony’s newest technology, X-Motion Clarity™, which helps keep fast action smooth and clear, with images precisely controlled to minimise blur with no loss in brightness; perfect for the summer of sport and high-speed action scenes.

The XF90 series offers advanced voice control and Android TV™ with instant access to movies, TV shows and thousands of apps, and can be used as a gaming device. TV lovers can enjoy hit shows and timeless movies on Google Play Movies & TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, and others.

Capture Dad’s favourite family moments

Help Dad create treasured memories with the RX100 V compact camera

Empower Dad to take the highest quality family photos both at home and on the go with Sony’s pocketable RX100 V compact camera. The camera boasts 20.1 Megapixels for capturing images in glorious detail and the fast, precise autofocus ensures that pictures will be clear, even if you’re taking pictures of the family playing in the garden.

The RX100 V has a super slow-motion feature[i] and 4K movie recording, allowing you to record and then watch back those special family moments that passed by in a flash, from handstands and water fights to blowing out the candles on a birthday cake. Light, compact and easy-to-use, even the least tech savvy dads can capture beautiful pictures in amazing detail and never miss a thing.

Treat your party loving dad to his favourite tunes in powerful sound

Get the party started with the SRS-XB41 EXTRA BASS™ speaker

The XB41 EXTRA BASS™ speaker with synchronised lights is a must for party animal dads looking to hit the dancefloor. You can even boost the sound by creating a ‘party chain’ – pairing the speaker with up to 100 other XB41 EXTRA BASS™ speakers for when you want the tunes turned up extra loud.

The speaker is ultra-portable and waterproof so you can take it anywhere without needing to worry about spillages.

Give Dad a helping hand in the kitchen

Throw out the recipe book and let the Google Assistant speaker LF-S50G take care of the rest

All you need to do is ask and the Google Assistant speaker S50G can help you create perfect meals in the kitchen. From reminding you of the quantities of ingredients you need, to updating you when your dish needs to come out of the oven, the speaker is the perfect gift for budding chefs.

Voice and gesture control leaves your hands free for chopping, mixing and stirring and it’s splash proof so no need to worry about spillages if you’re a messy cook.

The speaker can also put on your ultimate cooking playlist and the 360-degree speaker offers clear sound and rich bass in every corner of the room so everyone can enjoy the tunes.

The perfect headphones for jet-setting Dads

Treat Dad to some quality ‘me time’ with the WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

The 1000XM2 headphones offer industry-leading noise cancellation and wireless freedom, making them a must-have item for frequent flyer Dads looking for some peace and quiet.

The atmospheric pressure function makes them perfect for flying as the technology uses sensors to detect the air pressure around you and optimises the Noise Cancelling accordingly. So whether you’re 30,000 feet above sea level or chilling on the beach, you can shut the world out around you and immerse yourself in your playlists.

Additionally, the ‘Quick Attention’ mode lets you place the palm of your hand to the outside of the headphone ear cup to have a conversation with someone, maybe the flight attendant or the waiter at the bar, without taking the headset off.

The ultimate accessory for sporty dads

Help Dad reach the finish line quicker with the NW-WS623 Waterproof Walkman

The WS623 Waterproof Walkman is built to endure extreme conditions, from hiking snow topped mountains to swimming in the sea, so it is a great gift for adventurous dads.

This Walkman headset is suitable for temperatures ranging from -5 to 45 degrees and is dustproof to an IP6X rating, making it the perfect companion for beach workouts. It can even be submerged up to two metres underwater for 30 minutes, guaranteed to keep you entertained during a rigorous swimming session.

It offers seamless connectivity to your smartphone with Bluetooth® and NFC™ one-touch pairing so you can let your favourite tunes spur you on.

Take Your Dad on Holiday with Bikecation.

Whether you want to treat your dad to a couple of days riding in sunny Mallorca or somewhere closer to home, Bikecation can help you out. They specialise in providing cycling holidays in Europe that are accessible, easy to book. The new online booking platform offers you the unique opportunity to design your own holiday and short breaks in Europe’s iconic cycling destinations. It helps you book bike friendly hotels (researched and vetted by Bikecation experts), flights, bike bag compatible car hire or airport transfers and top of the range hire bikes – in just a few clicks, on one, easy to use website. Once booked, you also receive tailored advice to your inbox, including downloadable cycling routes, gpx files, advice on what to see, what to do, and where best to eat.

Gift Vouchers are available.
https://www.bikecation.co.uk/travel-vouchers.aspx

Gift cards from mystery travel company srprs.me!

The perfect present for adventurous (or indecisive!) dads, srprs.giftcards are unique as even you don’t know what you are giving your loved one. The only guarantee is that the gift will send the recipient on a city break ‘wherever they are meant to go’ and it will add spontaneity to their life.

But how does a srprs.me trip work?

1. Using the online platform, specify how long you want to be away for (3-5 days for Europe, 7 days for worldwide), your chosen dates, a departure point & favoured flight time and your preferred type of accommodation.

2. Note up to three destinations you’d prefer not to travel to for a standard city break, or one destination if you opt for a certain region of Europe (well-travelled dads can opt for to narrow down to a particular part of the continent)

3. Receive your dedicated page and srprs.consultant who personally selects the ideal destination, flights and accommodation to deliver the most memorable experience

4. Seven days before departure, you’ll receive the weather forecast for your destination so that you can pack appropriately

5. A couple of days before you go, a scratchcard will arrive in the post. This reveals a code, which is your key to discovering your destination

6. Scratch off the card at the airport, input the code into your phone and surprise! You’re going to…

Wrapped in colourful packaging the srprs.giftcards allow the giver to include a personal message and can either be sent by post or delivered personally. The cards take just two working days to be dispatched and are valid for up to two years after issue. Cards can be loaded with any monetary value above £20, which is redeemable against the cost of a trip.

 

TEN GREAT GIFT IDEAS FOR FATHER’S DAY

From an oyster masterclass to sake subscriptions and comedy vouchers there is a present for every type of dad in London’s West End

21 May 2018: From an oyster masterclass to a subscription from London’s oldest bookshop, a sake set or a membership to the Royal Academy plus plenty of options in between, London’s West End has Father’s Day gift giving covered.

Its eclectic combination of traditional, quirky and flagship shops and its vast variety of restaurants and glitzy entertainment venues provides present inspiration that is anything but ordinary:

FOR BIBLIOPHILES – A HATCHARDS SUBSCRIPTION
If dad is an obsessive book worm, then indulge him with an annual subscription from London’s oldest book shop, Hatchards. This can be tailored to his interests and chosen from fiction, non-fiction, art, travel or a mix. Following a consultation with one of Hatchards’ expert booksellers, a beautifully gift-wrapped hand-picked book will be delivered to his door each month for a year. Prices start from £150. https://www.hatchards.co.uk/subscriptions/

FOR FILM BUFFS – AN UNLIMITED PASS FROM CINEWORLD
A Cineworld Unlimited Pass is the perfect gift for any film fanatic, giving the movie mad dad access to all the films he can handle each month for a year including the glamourous Leicester Square Cineworld, home to London’s biggest film premieres. Treat dad to the latest releases as well as advance screenings plus discounts on all the essential movie snacks, for just £17.90 a month. Further benefits include 25% off at selected restaurants and 10% at Go Ape. https://www.cineworld.co.uk/unlimited#

HELIOT STEAK HOUSE FOR MEAT-LOVING DADS
Overlooking the main gaming floor at Leicester Square’s famous Hippodrome Casino, the award winning Heliot Steak House is one of the Capital’s best, making it the ideal restaurant for a Father’s Day meal with any-meat loving dad. It is named after the alluring Claire Heliot, one of the early performers at The Hippodrome during the turn of the century, who was famous worldwide for feeding raw meat to lions on stage. Steaks at Heliot start from just £15, with sides just £2 each. https://www.hippodromecasino.com/restaurant-bars-lounges/

AN OYSTER MASTERCLASS OR CUFFLINKS FROM WILTON’S – FOR THE DAD WHO HAS EVERYTHING
Established in 1742, Wilton’s has been shucking oysters for 275 years. It continues to serve the freshest oysters in London by some of the fastest and most knowledgeable “shuckers” in the world. The restaurant’s 90 minute master class is the ideal gift for the dad who has everything – it busts the myths, extols the benefits and offers the chance to sample a range from of oysters from around the British Isles. The class costs £85 and includes a glass of Champagne, a dozen oysters and two glasses of white wine. Alternatively, why not buy dad a pair of lobster or caviar silver cufflinks handmade by New & Lingwood – the ultimate quirky gift. Cost £195. http://wiltons.co.uk/gift/

GIVE THE GIFT OF ART – MEMBERSHIP TO THE ROYAL ACADEMY
A ‘Friends of the Royal Academy’ (RA) membership is the present for the art-loving dad, especially with the Academy celebrating its 250-year anniversary this year. Just in time for this year’s Summer Exhibition, co-ordinated by Grayson Perry RA, it’s the perfect way to unlock the RA’s newly expanded programme of exhibitions and events for the member plus one for the year, with previews to exhibitions before they open to the public, priority booking and access to private views and Friends events, including life drawing sessions. A Standard Friends membership starts from £125. www.royalacademy.org.uk/page/friends-of-the-royal-academy

FOR DADS WHO LOVE A GOOD LAUGH
In the heart of London’s West End and offering everything from topical news-based comedy to the very best in comedy improv, The Comedy Store is the place to take dads who love to laugh. Catch The Comedy Store Players on Father’s Day, with members including Paul Merton and Josie Lawrence performing off-the-cuff, tickets start from just £17. Alternatively buy a voucher and let dad pick his comedy night. https://thecomedystore.co.uk/london/regular-show/the-comedy-store-players/sunday/730-pm/

HAMPERS, GIN AND BBQ TREATS FROM FORTNUM & MASON
Fortnum’s own personalisable London Dry Gin, a BBQ Bucket and a mini huntsman hamper basket (packed with delicious Fortnum’s goodies), are just three of the failsafe Father’s Day gift ideas from iconic Fortnum & Mason. For the full selection visit: https://www.fortnumandmason.com/fortnums/fathers-day-gift-guide

GIFT A TASTE OF JAPAN FROM THE JAPAN CENTRE
For the culinary king, what better gift than a box of Japanese goodies from Leicester Square’s Japan Centre. From Katsu Curry, Sushi and Japanese cooking starter kits, to cookery books, sake and tea subscriptions, there’s a huge range of gift options. To browse the range visit www.japancentre.com

FOR THE STYLISH DAD – NEW & LINGWOOD DRESSING GOWN
Forget those boring terry towelling robes, bedeck dad in the finest loungewear with a luxe decorative dressing gown from New & Lingwood. Established in 1865, the outfitter’s decorative and signature silk jacquards are expertly woven in Suffolk before skilled tailors complete the precision stitching of the final piece, making for a stunning gift for stylish Fathers. https://www.newandlingwood.com/mens-nightwear/mens-dressing-gowns

THEATRE TOKENS – THE GIFT OF THEATRE
Treating dad to a night at the theatre is the ultimate memory making gift. The right theatre show can be life changing – making Theatre Tokens the perfect gift. With no expiry date and valid at more than 240 venues nationwide including London’s West End theatres, they’re a present plenty of dads will love. Buy an eGift online from TheatreTokens.com

London’s West End is brimming with shows this Summer, from Baz Luhrmann’s wildly entertaining Strictly Ballroom the Musical at Piccadilly theatre to Nina Raine’s intelligent courtroom drama, Consent, showing at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Why not treat Dad to a pre or post-theatre meal? Savini at Criterion has two courses available from £29 and is next door to The Comedy About a Bank Robber, playing at the Criterion Theatre.

Beech Hill Hotel Lakeview Spa


The Beech Hill Hotel is in the heart of the Lake District and has its very own Lakeview Spa. The spa has its own tailored packages for men which would be an ideal gift for dad! Treatments include everything from facials to massages; check out the best deals below:
https://beechhillhotel.co.uk/gifts/spa-vouchers/

Burlington’s Restaurant
If you have a foodie father then a meal at the fine dining Burlington’s restaurant might be the right gift! This restaurant has unrivalled views of Lake Windermere and has held 2 AA rosettes for over 20 years! Packages include 2, 3 or 5 course meals. Find menus and prices below:
https://beechhillhotel.co.uk/eat/restaurant/

Casa Mara
Casa Mara is a new restaurant in Eyre Place, Edinburgh. Proprietor Mara hopes to bring her mum’s Catalan home-cooking to the tables of Scotland. The restaurant offers a range of Menu’s including the Taste of Spain menu. This restaurant is perfect to treat your dad to an authentic taste of Barcelona.
http://www.casademara.com/

Inn on Loch Lomond
The Inn on Loch Lomond offers a great space on Loch Lomond for the dads who like to travel. The Inn offers the best fish & chips in the area and has a range of great live musical entertainment on at the weekends. Find out more below:
https://www.innonlochlomond.co.uk/

Lancrigg
The Lancrigg in Grasmere offers great outdoor adventures as well as a relaxing getaway. Having been recently refurbished, the décor inside the hotel now boasts quirky outdoor-indoors features such as faux ivy detailing in the halls. Treat your dad to a trip away this Father’s Day at Lancrigg:
www.lancrigg.co.uk

Rothay Manor
Rothay Manor brings the best of both worlds together with stunning views of Ambleside and the very best fine dining with locally sourced ingredients. Head chef Dan McGeorge has his very own kitchen garden and offers a wide range of edible flowers on the menu.
https://rothaymanor.co.uk/

Tinto Hotel
If your dad loves music, Tinto Hotel near the Scottish Border’s town of Biggar hosts a range of tribute nights every weekend that would make the perfect gift. The night’s include everything from classic rock to modern classics such as Olly Murs or Bruno Mars.
https://www.tintohotel.scot/

Trigony House Hotel
For the dads who enjoy the outdoors! This hotel offers a variety of outdoor experiences from the best walking routes in Dumfries and Galloway to an outdoor sauna. Look at the hotel’s latest deals via their website:
https://www.trigonyhotel.co.uk/

Traditional Indian Fire Pits

www.scumblegoosie.com

For hundreds of years these rugged Fire Pits were originally reserved for ceremonial occasions in India and the surrounding regions but they have since become more widely used for general culinery purposes. There are many similar designs sold in garden centres and DIY stores but we are proud to say ours are the “real MacCoy”!

Much thicker and more solidly built than many of the others on the UK market, we have had these specially made for us in Jodhpur (where our furniture comes from). They are strong enough to be used on a regular basis, rather than just summer BBQ’s, whether it’s for cooking on or simply as a Fire Pit. Available in a range of sizes from 40cm to 90cm but even the smallest one is still big enough to rustle up a few steaks on!

Because we are getting these Fire Pits direct from the skilled craftsmen who make them for everyday use for the people of Jodhpur, we are able to offer them at a very competitive price – especially considering their rugged build quality!

Price List

40cm diameter £79

60cm diameter £139

70cm diameter £159

80cm diameter £195

90cm diameter £245

Push your boundaries with the new moto g6 and moto e5

Motorola announce the new Motorola moto g6 and moto e5 families at a global launch event in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Packed with features and premium functionality, the new moto g6 and moto e5 families are designed with the consumer in mind, offering exceptional value. The devices will be available in the UK from 2nd May starting from £119.

Five years ago, Motorola set out to address a gap in the market: quality smartphones that could do great things – at a price that even more people could afford. These phones had to be current, designed that year – not last year’s models at cheaper prices.

The first moto g became the best-selling smartphone in Motorola history. Since then, we have continued to push the boundaries of the value equation even further with the debut of the moto e, a smartphone that was fully loaded and fairly priced. The moto g and moto e product families offer the perfect combination of features for consumers who don’t want to compromise on quality, style or experience.

This year the legacy continues with the newest generations of the moto g and moto e families. They have the innovations that matter most to you. They are smarter than ever and focus on display, design and power. They have the speed and power of Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors and run Android™ 8.0 Oreo™. They have great Moto Experiences that unlock AI opportunities.

moto g6 plus: Smart camera. Serious performance
The new moto g6 plus is picture perfect in every way. Featuring a 5.9″, 18:9 aspect ratio, its Full HD Max Vision display delivers vivid colours and all the fine details. Capture the most creative shots using its advanced software and focus in an instant with Dual Autofocus Pixel technology.

Taking great pictures even in low light just got easier, thanks to its large f/1.7 aperture and 1.4um pixel size. But capturing those breathtaking moments is just the beginning, the smart camera system supports text scanning as well as landmark and object detection.

moto g6: Designed to impress. Built to create
The moto g6 is designed to impress. Its 5.7″ Full HD Max Vision display delivers vivid colours and fine details, while its attention-grabbing 3D glass back creates a gorgeous shape and look that stands out among other premium smartphones.

Advanced imaging software means studio quality portraits, artistic black and white shots, and hilarious face filters come to life through the dual rear 5MP and 12MP cameras. And it keeps getting better, instantly lock or unlock your phone with the multifunctional fingerprint reader.

moto g6 play: Play today. Charge tomorrow

The moto g6 play works as hard as you do, helping you set aside plenty of time to play. Its powerful 4000 mAh, all-day battery1 can last up to 32 hours on a single charge, giving you the ultimate peace of mind when out and about. Take it a step further with its powerful 1.4 GHzOcta-core processor that gives you the speed to access photos, apps, and everything in between, without any stutter or lag time.

moto e5 plus: Big screen. Big battery. Hello entertainment
From dawn until dusk, the moto e5 plus is there for you. Make the most of even the longest commutes with its powerful 5000 mAh battery1 and 6” Max Vision screen. The moto e5 plus’ sleek 18:9 aspect ratio means it still fits perfectly in your hand and comes designed with a reflective wave pattern and a curved back that looks as great as it feels.

Unlocking your phone has never been easier with just one touch of the fingerprint reader, located within the phone’s iconic Motorola logo. Even those crowded trains are no match for this home entertainment in the palm of your hands.

moto e5: See more. Do more
The moto e5 is there to see you through your day. Even with a big 5.7” Max Vision display, the moto e5 still fits perfectly in your hand thanks to its 18:9 aspect ratio and ergonomically curved back. Do more with ease by unlocking your notifications, calls or home screen in an instant with its discreet fingerprint reader2 hidden in Motorola’s iconic logo. A dedicated microSD4 card slot makes room for more photos, songs and videos.

Unlimited high-quality storage
And as with all Motorola phones, Google Photos5 is the default gallery for all your photos and videos. So, all your memories are automatically backed up, searchable and can easily be accessed, shared and edited from any device.

Availability and Pricing
The moto g6 plus will go on sale in the UK from 2nd May at a starting price of £269 and will be available exclusively at Carphone Warehouse. For full information and specifications, visit: https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-g-plus-gen-6

The moto g6 will go on sale in the UK from 2nd May at a starting price of £219 and will be available from Vodafone, Amazon, Argos and John Lewis. For full information and specifications, visit: https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-g-gen-6

The moto g6 play will go on sale from 2nd May at a starting price of £169 and will be available from E.E, O2, Carphone Warehouse, Tesco, Amazon, Argos and John Lewis. For full information and specifications, visit: https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-g-play-gen-6

The moto e5 plus will be available in the UK from early June at a starting price of £149 and will be available from Amazon and selected Independent resellers. For full information and specifications, visit: https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-e-plus-gen-5

The moto e5 Will be available in the UK from early June at a starting price of £119 and will be available from Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone, Amazon and Argos. For full information and specifications, visit: https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-e-gen-5

Disclaimers
Features, functionality, and product specifications vary by mobile carrier, and are subject to change without notice or obligation. Certain features, functionality and product specifications may be network dependent and subject to additional terms, conditions, and charges. Please review the product details for your specific mobile carrier prior to purchasing.

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Notes to editors

MOTOROLA, Stylized M Logo, MOTO and the MOTO family of marks are trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC. Android, Google and Google Photos are trademarks of Google Inc. Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group.Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2018 Motorola Mobility LLC. All rights reserved.

1All battery life claims are approximate and based on a mixed use profile (which includes both usage and standby time) under optimal network conditions. Actual battery performance will vary and depends on many factors including signal strength, network and device settings, temperature, battery condition, and usage patterns.

2Fingerprint Reader not available on certain models, please check with your seller to know more info.

3Advanced nano-coating technology creates a water repellent barrier to help protect against moderate exposure to water such as accidental spills, splashes or light rain. Not designed to be submersed in water, or exposed to pressurized water, or other liquids. Not waterproof.

4Supports up to 128GB microSD card, microSD cards sold separately. Content with DRM restrictions may not be able to be moved to the card.

5Free storage at high quality, requires Google account. Use of Google Photos is subject to the Google Photos Terms of Service available at http://www.google.com/policies/terms, the Google Privacy Policy available http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

6Moto Experience quick screenshot function not available on moto e5 play models.

7Moto Voice remains in current Beta testing

Wanderlust Wine extends wine-by-the-hour service

– Expanding wine to Londoners’ doors due to popular demand –

Wanderlust Wine launched their Wine on Demand service back in November 2017. As of today they have expanded operating areas, extending the service to be available to wine lovers in further parts of North and East London including the densely populated Canary Wharf.

Wanderlust Wine supply wines sourced from small, artisan producers around the world, which they have an exclusive relationship with. Each of the wines is made in a sustainable way, and the direct sourcing allows for clear and transparent pricing.

The London-only service was a first for wine merchants; the on-demand service gives customers the flexibility to order sustainable, quality wines at short notice, with delivery to your door within an hour of ordering. Wanderlust Wine’s on-demand service can turn those forgetful moments into thoughtful surprises or face-saving moments. Customers can Order the wine you want when you want, avoiding any poor planning mishaps:

On your way to a friend’s dinner party and you’ve forgotten to pick up a bottle? Customers can get one delivered in time for your arrival
Mid-way through a dinner party and find yourself running out of fizz? Skip the desperate dash to the nearest off license and enjoy quality made wine without embarrassment
Enjoying a night in and don’t want to leave the cosiness of the sofa to get more wine? Get online to the mobile-friendly site and have a bottle at your door within the hour
Forgotten to post a card for a family member’s birthday? Go one better and surprise them with a bottle of something they’ll love

Wanderlust Wine was founded by Richard Ellison, a former banker and self-professed wine fanatic, who identified a gap in the market to offer good value, quality wine made by small producers that are off the beaten track, with sustainability at their hearts. Wanderlust means ‘a strong desire to travel’, which reflects the company’s aim to help wine lovers explore the boundaries of the wine world, with new wines, new regions and new styles, at affordable prices; and now with quicker delivery times than ever before.

The Wine on Demand service will be available 7 days a week, taking orders from 9am to 10.30pm via www.wanderlustwine.co.uk/wine-on-demand

Father’s Day Gifts with a Conscience: The Stylish Reusable Ecoffee Cup, from only £7.95

For an original, beautifully designed, yet practical product, which also happens to help reduce consumer waste, look no further than Ecoffee Cup.

The Ecoffee Cup is manufactured using bamboo fibre (the world’s fastest-growing, most sustainable crop) and corn starch, which means it’s BPA and phthalate free. Ecoffee Cup is sturdy but light, it has a resealable ‘drip proof’ lid for easy storage in bags, and it is fully dishwasher safe. Bamboo is naturally sterile and so it doesn’t flavour-taint drinks, unlike some other reusables, making it the ideal choice for the hurried coffee-on-the-go commute. It also works to brighten up Dad’s train journey or his desk at home or work!

Ecoffee Cup offers a wide range of vibrant designs to suit all tastes; from block colours, striped or spotted, to geometric, feather or floral patterns. The William Morris collection will make a unique gift for any interiors, art, or design lovers, with 14oz cups priced at only £11.95.

With over 100 billion single use coffee cups going to landfill every year globally the Ecoffee Cup is the perfect choice for those looking for a cup with a conscience.

Although talks of a Latte Levy have thrust single-use waste issue further into public discussion, many British tea and coffee drinkers still believe that single use cups from coffee chains are recyclable. The reality is that the plastic or wax linings used to make the cups waterproof make the separation process very complicated, so the vast majority end up in landfill. Today, many coffee shops and cafes across the UK are already offering customers discounts on their hot drinks to incentivise the use of reusables, which means that an Ecoffee Cup will be saving the British coffee consuming public money in 2018, as well as reducing their plastic footprint!

Tackling the ever-growing problem of single-use packaging waste while simultaneously providing a stylish, practical reusable cup for the coffee-consuming public, Ecoffee Cup, has set up the #stopthe100billion campaign in an attempt to raise awareness of the waste issue, educate the public and effect real change in the way we consume takeaway products.

For more information or to purchase your Ecoffee Cup, go to www.ecoffeecup.eco.

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and this year, why not give him something he really wants, and really needs!

The perfect present that the whole family can enjoy all summer, the Roccbox!

From veggies in a flash to new-age BBQ-ing, 90-second Neapolitan pizzas and impossibly good flatbreads, the Roccbox is a creative way to celebrate the patriarch of the family, not to mention the deliciousness that the whole family can enjoy all summer long.

Having won an army of professional fans with their commercial range, Gozney Ovens, which can be found at popular haunts including Yard Sale, Pizza Pilgrims and Black Axe Mangal to name just a few, have now designed The Roccbox – a portable wood & gas stone oven that brings authentic 500 degrees cooking home and creates a wood-fired taste usually only experienced in restaurants.

• Efficient – Fire it up to 500 degrees in just 15 minutes

• Portable – Light enough for one person to carry, Roccbox can be taken anywhere from the garden to the beach to the forest for a camping trip

• Versatility – with the ability to achieve a diverse range of temperatures, its unique stone environment results in cooking abilities incomparable to the BBQ!

• Easy on the eye – with a choice between a vibrant lime green and sleek gun-shot grey, this compact innovative gadget would take pride of place any foodie domain

£499 + VAT

www.roccbox.com

7 Day Northern Lights & Whales Tour

What better way to spoil dad than to get to know the island of “fire and ice” in autumn? This special journey gives the opportunity to witness the Northern Lights and different species of whales. Look forward to a 3-day-cruise with shore excursions and interesting lectures, before an exciting bus tour along the Northwest coast back to Reykjavik.

The Ocean Diamond leaves Stykkisholmur in the direction of the Westfjords where the dark clear sky offers the greatest chance to view the Northern Lights.

Explore Husavik, the ‘Whale watching capital’ of Iceland where the town’s offshore waters are home to fifteen different whale species, as well as dolphins. Watching these graceful ocean giants in their Arctic habitat is an unforgettable experience.

Visit the impressive Godafoss, ‘the waterfall of the Gods’, where in the year 1000, the idols of the ancient Nordic religion (godars) were then thrown from the top as the Icelandic parliament decided to give up their pagan religion in favour of Christianity.

On the way back to Reykjavik the tour passes Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in the world. A stop is also made to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, before continuing to Thingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world’s first parliament. The journey ends after a city tour in Reykjavik.

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Dad’s time to wine!

Bacchus Sommelier Andrew Giblin shares top five drops for Father’s Day 2018

Forget socks and jocks, this Father’s Day treat dad to a decent bottle of wine and really, truly make his day. And who better to advise on the First Pour for Father’s Day than acclaimed Bacchus Restaurant Sommelier Andrew Giblin, himself a father to one very little and perfect princess!

See below for his Top Five Drops for Father’s Day 2018…

For the quintessential Barossa Shiraz-type Dad – try the 2014 Kaesler ‘Bogan’ Shiraz.
This 100% Shiraz is a blend of two vineyards in the 1899 Marananga and 1965 Nuriootpa plantings. Taste-wise it is the world-famous Barossa Valley-style red, full of ripe plums, black cherries and smooth tannins. It’s the perfect accompaniment to Father’s Day steak dinner. Winemaker Reid Bosward tried this wine out in the front bar of his local hotel with a steak sandwich and when he passed the bottle around for some input, the response was unanimous – ‘you’re crazy if you don’t buy two’!

For an award-winning Dad – try the 2012 Jim Barry ‘Benbournie’ Cabernet Sauvignon.
One of the first families of Australian wine, Jim Barry Wines from the Clare Valley have been producing top quality wines since 1959. Currently presided over by managing director Peter Barry and his sons Tom and Sam, Jim Barry Wines are now available in more than 25 counties around the world and were recently named winery of the year by one the world’s most influential wine writers, Matthew Jukes. The Benbournie Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Clare Valley in South Australia. It is deep crimson red with a mix of dark vine fruits, dark chocolate and fresh garden herbs. It’s designed to be enjoyed now but will also stand up to be ing cellared for another 30 Fathers Day’s.

To take the 2018 Favourite Child title – try the 2016 Savaterre Estate Chardonnay from Keppell Smith.
Located in Beechworth in Victoria, Savaterre was established by Keppell, after working with Phillip Jones at Bass Phillip. It is dry-grown, hand-tendered and farmed along organic principles. Fermented using only indigenous yeasts, the wine is unique, intensely textual and complex. The Chardonnay is greenish gold, vibrant, bright and aromatic. Matched with some chargrilled sweetcorn on the cob or fresh natural oysters, this wine will surely remind Dad who his favourite child is!

When you can share a sip with Dad – try the 2014 Genesis Syrah.
For those children old enough to share a sip with Dad Giblin recommends a wine from father and son team, Julian and Adam Castagna. The 2014 Genesis Syrah is estate-grown Syrah with a small proportion of Viognier from one of Beechworth’s mos t iconic wineries. With a firm core of red and black fruits and vibrant floral tones, this wine delivers a structure that is both gentle and complex. This Father’s Day you will probably find Adam and Julian out the back of the winery, sharing a bottle, enjoying a house cured prosciutto pizza cooked in their very own pizza oven.

For Francophile Dads – try the 2015 Bouchard Pere & Fils ‘Beaune de Chateau’ Premier Cru Rouge.
Beaune de Chateau comes from 17 different Premier Crus that are fermented and barrel-aged separately. This wine has a history back to 1907, and the 2015 is an outstanding example. 100% Pinot Noir, it is black cherry, red currant and blood orange, and is a wonderful example of why Burgundy has been the dominant force in Pinot Noir for centuries. The 2015 vintage is ready to drink immediately and requires no cellaring to enjoy with any manner of poultry, especially duck. (Giblin let sli p he plans to be sitting on the couch enjoying a toasted duck and mushroom sandwich, watching the footy and sipping on a glass of Beaune de Chateau this Father’s Day!).

ABOUT BACCHUS SOMMELIER ANDREW GIBLIN
Wine almost runs through Giblin’s veins – he hails from South Australia and has been in the wine industry for 30 years, during which time he has nurtured many relationships and tasted many, many vintages! He has spent considerable time in Europe, living in Paris and travelling through the famous wine regions, and returns regularly. He is also a conastt visitor to Australia’s wine growing regions. Passionate about regional wines, he has singularly; created the award-winning and internationally acclaimed wine list at Bacchus, one that pays tributes to wines from all over the world. He is also dad to xx-year-old xxxxxxx and is hoping for lots of presents and hugs this Father’s Day. As well as maybe a well-earned rest!bacchussouthbank.com.au

Lockstone Solaris Aurora Gemstone Bracelet $108.55

An ancient and rare material, Lapis lazuli has been used to create precious sculptures since the 3rd millennium BC. Solaris uses highly polished lapis lazuli stones with sparkling pyrite veins, emulating the mysterious nebulas beyond our solar system.

Add classy elegance to any formal outfit with this Vanacci Solaris Bracelet! Modeled on the planets around us, Solaris puts you at the center of the Solar System.

The classic single strand bracelet features highly polished Lapis lazuli stones on an elastic band to assure the perfect fit. The stones have variable uniformity and good luster in several varieties. The shape of these simple stones creates a quality piece that you’ll want to wear for years to come.

Solaris uses our unique Lockstone material, so whatever your scent, Lockstone captures it, needing only a few sprays that will last up to seve n times longer than wearing your fragrance without it, so you will have the fresh scent of your fragrance with you throughout the day.

Elegant & Classy Fragrance Bracelet with Elastic Strand.
Beautiful and Lustrous, this piece of jewelry is equally perfect for a formal night out on the town or a Casual lazy Sunday home with the family.
Bring out the elegance in you with a beautiful presentation, this fragrance bracelet is the perfect go-to piece. (Ideal for both male and female).
Exclusive Craftsmanship and Styling.
Perfect Gift for Mothers Day, Graduation, Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversary and for all fragrance enthusiasts*.
Ideal for both male and female.
Sizes available: 5.7, 6.5, 8, 9 inch (14.5cm, 16.5cm, 20cm, 22.5cm) for more sizing information see our size guide here.
As Solaris uses natural and man-made materials, variation between coloration of the stones may occur creating a spectacular unique piece just for you.
Made in the UK.
*We strongly recommend not using essential oils with Lockstone. Essential oils do not absorb into the material in the same way as other perfumes.
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Father’s Day gift boxes available and a Father’s Day special offer from www.goldmedalwineclub.com

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gift box 2: https://www.goldmedalwineclub.com/store/gift-set/for-dads-who-deserve-only-the-best

special offer: https://www.goldmedalwineclub.com/special/best-father’s-day-wine-club-gifts-2018

Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Biopic Series Based On Life Of Diego Maradona

New Amazon Prime Original series will follow the triumphs and trials of the legendary football player, and will be available exclusively on Prime Video in the UK

LONDON – 17 May 2018 – Amazon Prime Video has today announced it has greenlit a new Prime Original series based on the life of Diego Armando Maradona, one of the most revered and controversial football players in the history of the sport, whose exploits off the field have become as well-known as his career highlights. Produced by BTF Media, in association with Dhana Media and Raze, the international production promises to bring audiences on the journey of the former player’s early life and across his prolific career, spanning from his home country of Argentina to Spain and Italy, and will chronicle his key role in leading his national team to win the ’86 Mexico World Cup.

“There are few players whose notoriety transcends generations and geographic borders – Maradona is a household name around the world, and his career highlights are still discussed today among the biggest moments in soccer’s history,” said Brad Beale, Vice President, Worldwide TV Content Acquisition, Prime Video. “We’re excited to bring Prime Video members on this incredible journey.”

“The story will feature an unprecedented look at Maradona, not only as a champion but also as a man. Together with Prime Video, Dhana Media and Raze we are diving deep into the essence of the story and working on all of its aspects to bring it to a global audience,” said Francisco Cordero, Co-Founder and CEO, BTF Media.

Prime Video is available to customers in more than 200 countries and territories. Prime members can to watch on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, Fire TV, Fire Tablets, Android, iOS phones and tablets and online at www.amazon.co.uk/primevideo. Members can also download the series to mobile devices for offline viewing at no additional cost to their membership. In addition to thousands of Prime Video TV episodes and movies, Prime members in the UK enjoy One-Day Delivery, Prime Music, Prime Live Events, Prime Reading, Prime Photos, early access to Lightning Deals and more— all available for a monthly membership of £7.99/month, or a best value annual membership of just £79/year. Amazon customers who are not already members can start a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime by visiting www.amazon.co.uk/prime

mophie power capsule (R699 at Musica)

The power capsule holds a built-in 1400mAh battery, providing up to eight full charges for wireless earbuds. The integrated USB output also charges a variety of electronics including wearables, fitness trackers and more. Pass-through capabilities allow both the power capsule and your device to charge simultaneously. Once your device is fully charged, an automatic shut-off will engage to ensure maximum charges. Easy-to-find LED power indicators displayed on the outside of the case allow you to check charging status without needing to open the case.

GEAR4 protective smartphone case (from R529 on www.takealot.com)

GEAR4 is the number 1 protective phone case in the UK, bringing military grade protection and style to your smartphone. The case uses D3O material which is a non-Newtonian fluid to provide impact protection to your smartphone. GEAR4 offer a range of stylish cases that are slim, light and cater to individuals tastes from the Piccadilly which is a sleek transparent case with minimal colour around the edges to harmonize with the device, to the Oxford which provides added protection with the flip screen cover and clasp.

IFROGZ Summit Wireless Earbuds (R599 on www.takealot.com)

The Summit Wireless earbuds are designed with an active lifestyle in mind. These 8mm drivers feature a soft, secure-fit wing that nestles in the curve of your ears to keep them in place no matter the activity. These earbuds meet IPX-2 standards making them sweat resistant and deliver up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. The Summit Wireless earbuds also feature IFROGZ’s Earbud Tips for Life™ limited lifetime warranty, which means if your ear tips get worn, damaged or lost, IFROGZ will replace them.

Spigen Essential Fast Wireless Charger (R799 at MTN)

Enjoy wireless charging with the Qi-certified F301W Charger. With 9 V, F301W supports fast wireless charging for compatible devices and regular wireless charging for iPhones. The smart circuit within is engineered to prevent overcharging and overheating. A rubber ring keeps the device in place during charging.

Qi-certified fast wireless charger
Supports fast charging for the Samsung Galaxy and Note series and standard charging for iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus
Input: 5 V / 2 A, 9 V / 1.8 A
Output: 5 V / 1 A, 9 V / 1 A
Comes with a 5-pin Micro-USB cable: 1.2 m long
Fast charging only available with a 10 Watt or higher charging adapter (not included)
Compatible with all Spigen cases (metal plates and credit cards must be removed during charging)
Safe charging: built to prevent overcharging & overheating
Dimensions: 3.14 x 3.14 x 0.53 in
Weight: 1.71 oz

The Perfect Craft Beer Gift this Father’s Day!
Beer Hawk launches the ‘Cheers Dad’ craft beer box for the ultimate beery gift this Father’s Day

This Father’s Day Beer Hawk, the UK’s leading online craft and speciality beer retailer, is throwing out the socks and slippers and replacing them in favour of beer! The ‘Cheers Dad’ craft beer gift box promises five great beers from around the world, a limited edition ‘Dad’s Beer’ glass and a tasty bar snack. Cheers Dad has been carefully curated by Beer Hawk’s in-house beer experts to make it the perfect gift for beer-loving dads this Father’s Day.

Dad’s Craft Beer Box – RRP: £20

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Available from: https://www.beerhawk.co.uk/fathers-day-gift-pack *

Last order date for guaranteed Father’s Day delivery: Noon Friday 15 June 2018
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This innovative gift box offers a drinking experience like no other. Packed full of beer from countries famed for their brewing; beer lovers can expect some of the best brews from the United States, Belgium and the UK. The eclectic selection is bound to please even the most seasoned craft beer lover, and is a great introduction for those looking to explore the world of craft beer.

Craft beer is the only growing alcohol sector in the UK, proving that the nation’s love affair with craft beer is far from over. The number of breweries in the UK has now surpassed the 2,000 mark and with new and exciting breweries emerging into the craft beer scene every month, the UK is positioning itself at the forefront of craft beer innovation.

The Beer Hawk ‘Cheers Dad’ Craft Beer Gift Box contains:

Victory Headwater Pale Ale 330ml
Hitachino White Ale 330ml
Magic Rock Common Grounds 330ml
BrewDog Dead Pony 330ml
Berliner Pilsner 330ml
Beer Hawk ‘Dad’s Beer’ Glass
Bier Nuts 50g – Classic Crunchy Coated Peanuts – the ultimate back snack to pair perfectly with the ‘Cheers Dad’ beers

CHOOSE A SHIRT WITH PERSONALITY THIS FATHER’S DAY!

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If your father is one in a million, why not give him something to make him feel awesome on his special day? Spoil him with a Worboys luxury patterned shirt, guaranteed to appeal to his fun side. With a choice of 12 patterns in a kaleidoscope of colours, there’s bound to be one that reflects his personality. Your Dad will be pleased as punch to receive a Seattle Sky Blue shirt with its stylish raindrop design, which looks equally good in the office as it does on a night out on the town. Seattle is also available in pale pink.
Manufactured from high-quality cotton poplin, Worboys shirts are robust yet remarkably cool and comfortable to wear. Developed to appeal to all age groups, the eye-catching designs are both sophisticated and smart whilst maintaining a sense of fun.
Worboys Shirts are available in two casual shirt styles; a streamlined relaxed slim fit and a flattering, generous classic fit. Priced at £75.

www.worboysshirts.com.

 

New-look bottle design for the Moorland Spirit Co’s award winning premium spirit Hepple Gin.

Collaborating with Scottish design studio Timorous Beasties, known for their bold and often edgy vision, they have found a design that captures the true wildness of the spirit that this experimental distillery creates.

The Northumberland based company launched Hepple Gin in October 2015 and has gained recognition for its pioneering “triple technique” that captures the true character of the fresh juniper found at the Hepple estate.

The brief for the new design was to depict how The Moorland Sprit Co. brings the green juniper vividly into every bottle of Hepple Gin. To express the wildness and freshness of the spirit whilst presenting some of the science that lies behind their Triple Technique system. Timorous Beasties were chosen for their ability to show nature at its wildest and most vibrant with a scientific modernity which is in sync with The Moorland Spirit Co.’s vision for its premium gin.

6 Amazing Healthy Father’s Day Activity Breaks for Dad

Up the ante this Father’s Day and treat the world’s greatest Dad to a healthy activity break with Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists. There’s nothing quite like bonding in the great outdoors with a range of active holidays from tennis in Portugal and golf in Cyprus to a yoga retreat in Turkey and a fitness sports break in Tenerife. Choose a tailor-made health and fitness holiday designed around his favourite pastimes and give your father a fun filled break, to make this the best Father’s Day.

For the Sporty Dad – Tenerife: Baobab Suites Swimming or Running

Gift your dad with sports galore on this dynamic health and fitness break, located in the inspiring Playa del Duque in Tenerife South. Choose or combine fitness activities and allow Dad to discover noticeable results that are achieved from these two disciplines. Strengthen and tone with personalised sessions to boost his fitness from his preferred sports area. Nourish his post-workout appetite with a daily smoothie and delicious meal from the Fuel RestoBar that caters to all wellness needs. Repair Dad’s body for another full day of fitness fun with a relaxing deep tissue, sports or therapeutic massage.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 5 nights at Baobab Suites from £980pp or £1,440 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, a swimming or running programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Workout Dad – Portugal: Longevity Cegonha Country Club Bootcamp

Enjoy some father-child bonding with a pre-summer shape up on an energising Bootcamp holiday, set in the sunny Algarve. From pulse-raising circuit training to testing TRX camps, this comprehensive 6-day fitness retreat is ideal for fitness focused fathers. Healthy, cleansing meals will complement the rigorous training schedule, whilst detox and weight loss treatments will boost results. With Osteopathy and massages aimed at soothing well-worked muscles, gift your dad with spa treatments suitable for a king, for a Father’s Day to remember. Enjoy hours a day of structured workouts, guidance from nutritionists and informative wellness workshops for Dad-bod confidence.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Longevity Cegonha Country Club from £2,065pp or £2,500 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, full board, a Bootcamp programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Tennis Pro Dad – Portugal: Pine Cliffs Annabel Croft Tennis

Get your Dad to ace his game and his health on this dynamic tennis holiday at Pine Cliffs, set in a prime seafront location on the amazing coastline of the Algarve. This low-impact sport can help to increase aerobic fitness levels, speed up metabolism and improve coordination; this tennis holiday will keep Dad on his toes. Together with daily private tennis lessons, optional group tennis clinics are an opportunity to further practice technique whilst socialising with others. This active break offers the perfect combination of sport and spa for Dads who deserve some downtime.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Pine Cliffs from £1,645pp or £2,355 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, a tennis programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Golfing Dad – Cyprus: Aphrodite Hills Golf

Home to a magnificent 18-hole golf course, treat your dad to a luxury wellness getaway at Aphrodite Hills. Set overlooking the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Aphrodite Hills is an expansive resort also boasting state-of-the-art sporting facilities and opulent accommodation. Whether your Dad wants to work on his backswing or you just want an excuse to treat him, enjoy a memorable golf break with private lessons and 4 complimentary rounds on the visually spectacular green. Complete your unspoilt experience with calming massages at the Retreat spa, surrounded by fragrant courtyards for the ultimate relaxation.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Aphrodite Hills from £1,945pp or £2,435 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, a golf programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Yogi Dad – Turkey: Six Senses Kaplankaya Yoga Getaway

With the philosophy that harmony is the key to inner happiness, rebalance a healthier and happier Dad at this luxury yoga retreat, surrounded by panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. Counteract the stresses of your Dad’s hectic lifestyle through this healing practice, offering educational workshops that will inspire him to continue practicing yoga once he returns home. Experience the power of peaceful settings through sunrise, sunset yoga and meditation that will leave him feeling utterly relaxed. Discover the quaint Mediterranean village surrounding the resort through daily hikes and coastal walks, for a satisfying wellness experience your Father will never forget.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Six Senses Kaplankaya from £3,540pp or £5,200 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, a yoga programme, return flights and transfers.

For the Fitness-Focused Dad – Italy: Borgo Egnazia Fitness

Explore the breath-taking town of Puglia and experience effective fitness workouts within the incomparable Mediterranean atmosphere surrounding Borgo Egnazia. Enjoy morning outdoor workout’s as the sun rises over the glistening Adriatic Sea and seek professional advice from qualified personal trainers to achieve your fitness goals faster. Round off your day with alternative afternoon well-being activities including music therapy, dance and Iyengar yoga. Let Dad unwind and de-stress with a soul-nourishing session in the candle-lit Roman Bath and bio sauna. Discover the beauty of Puglia on a local bike ride and let Dad return home with the holistic secret to life longevity.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Borgo Egnazia from £3,820pp or £5,975 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.

For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891

Huawei P20 Pro, available from all major UK retail partners including Carphone Warehouse, EE, Vodafone, Three and O2 from £799

This Father’s Day, gift Dad with smarter performance and the most advanced camera system with the Huawei P20 Pro, powered by Artificial Intelligence. Featuring the world’s first Leica triple camera with x5 hybrid zoom, help unlock his creativity with point and shoot perfection which automatically adjusts camera settings to capture the perfect shot.

Huawei P20, available from all major UK retail partners including Carphone Warehouse, EE and O2 from £599

This Father’s Day, enhance his creativity with the Huawei P20’s latest generation Leica Dual camera, powered by AI. Gift Dad perfect photos every time with its Light Fusion Technology for incredible low light performance, and 3400 mAh battery that will be sure to keep up with him

Download images here: https://we.tl/DYub2Zd3uJ

Huawei Mate 10 Pro, available from UK retail partners including Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and Three from £699

This Father’s Day, your Dad deserves better photography, smarter performance and ultimate connectivity. Gift him the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, powered by artificial intelligence. The Leica dual camera captures flawless photos on any occasion, the reliable battery life keeps up with heavy duty use and the Kirin AI processor delivers best in class performance.

Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design, available from £1,240

The Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design is the must-have device for Dads who want to combine their love for speed and style in one ultimate gadget. With a breathtaking design and highperformance driven by artificial intelligence, let him take the driver’s seat this Father’s Day.

Huawei P10 Plus, available from Carphone Warehouse from £499.99

Get your Dad the tech he really wants this Father’s Day with the Huawei P10 Plus. With an in-built Leica Dual Camera 2.0 Pro Edition, precise 3D facial detection, dynamic illumination and natural portrait enhancements are all available at his finger-tips.

Huawei Watch 2, available from all UK retail partners including Argos and PC World from £259

The Huawei Watch 2 is the perfect gift for Dads who love both sport and style. The traditional watch design matches different styles, plus fitness enthusiasts can go running or cycling with their favourite workout tracks, while being directed and motivated by real-time coaching.

Huawei MateBook X Pro, price and availability to be announced in due course

The ultra-slim, lightweight and mighty Huawei MateBook X Pro is ideal for Dads who rely on their notebooks for work, home and whilst on-the-go. As Huawei’s first notebook with FullView design, give your Dad a revolutionary screen experience this Father’s Day.

Huawei MediaPad M5, price and availability to be announced in due course

Designed for the most creative of Dads, the newly launched Huawei MediaPad M5 harnesses four stereo speakers tuned by Harman Kardon to deliver a mind-blowing 3D surround sound audio experience. Plus, the ultra slim, compact design and 12 hours of HD video playback, means that Dad can enjoy his favourite entertainment whenever and wherever he wants.

All Or Nothing: Manchester City is the highly anticipated behind the scenes documentary from Prime Video which will offer fans around the world a glimpse into the historic club in its record setting, Premier League winning year.

The new series will take viewers on an exclusive journey through the whole of Manchester City’s 2017-18 season; from the world-leading training facilities at the City Football Academy, to interviews with the manager, boardroom meetings and other surprise moments across the season.

It will include interviews and dressing room action with legendary coach Pep Guardiola as well as the week-on-week stories that unfold within the lives of the players, offering fans closer access to Manchester City’s superstars from Kevin de Bruyne to Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Benjamin Mendy and more. All Or Nothing: Manchester City is coming to Prime Video soon.

All Or Nothing: Manchester City will share the creative excellence of other All or Nothing award-winning series’, including The Arizona Cardinals, the Los Angeles Rams, and the forthcoming All Blacks New Zealand Rugby (1st June 2018) which all offer unprecedented access to a team’s entire season, character-driven storytelling and compelling visuals.

The series will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2018. Prime members will be able to stream the series via the Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online at amazon.co.uk. Members can also download the series to mobile devices for offline viewing at no additional cost to their membership. The series will be a global release and available on Amazon Prime Video for members to watch via the Prime Video app or online at PrimeVideo.com in more than 200 countries and territories.

A book prescription is a unique and unusual gift for Father’s Day. From the literary gurus, Book Therapy, book prescriptions (or curated reading lists) are personalised book recommendations based on an individual’s needs or habits.

In a world where a new book is published every minute, selecting the right book can be a tricky endeavour. Book Therapy connects readers to the right books.

You simply give us a few details (by completing a short questionnaire here) about your father’s reading interests and habits and we put together a personalised book recommendation list. This includes fiction, non-fiction, poetry and philosophy and can be classics or modern literature, best-sellers or little-known but powerful books, ranging different time periods and authored by a variety of writers.

A thoughtfully curated list, the books recommended are guaranteed to inspire and enrich. (Remember to select the ‘Gift Instantly’ option and this will be delivered straight to dad.)

The Fresh Glow Co.

FreshPaper

FreshPaper is a small sheet made with organic botanicals that naturally extends the shelf life of produce (in and out of the
fridge). They also have a sheet made specifically for bread, as well as
cheese. This product is very helpful when prepping for outdoor grilling and entertaining.

One packet of FreshPaper includes 8 sheets, and retails for $9.99.
This is the price for produce, and bread FreshPaper. Each sheet lasts
approx. 1 month. A bundle of four packets (32 sheets) retail for
$34.99. The produce and bread sheets can be purchased directly on our
website.

These cheese food saver sheets can be purchased at HSN in packets of 3
only (24 sheets) for $19.95

https://www.hsn.com/products/freshpaper-by-kavita-24-count-cheese-saver-wraps/10077708?query=cheese%20saver&isSuggested=false

THE PERFECT GIFT FOR FATHER’S DAY

DEFY GRAVITY WITH iFLY INDOOR SKYDIVING

-Give the ultimate gift this Father’s Day with an unforgettable adrenaline filled experience at iFLY-

Indoor skydiving is the simulation of true freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel, so get ready to be blown away – literally. At iFLY you can experience the feeling of freefall as you float on a smooth cushion of air. There’s no parachute, no jumping, and nothing attaching you to planet Earth.

Perfect for those aged 3 to 103, why not give the ultimate gift this Father’s Day with an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime and is much more fulfilling than material possessions. What you’ll really be creating are memories that will last a lifetime that even the whole family can enjoy!

Whether you’re buying for a first-time flyer, an experienced flyer or a group, iFLY cater for all ages and abilities. Plus, with three centres based across the UK in Milton Keynes, Basingstoke and Manchester, a visit to iFLY is the perfect opportunity for a fun day out together as a family.

Recovery Sandal for Dad

OOFOS’ footwear is clinically proven to reduce stress on the body, allowing the wearer to recover faster and feel better. The men’s sport slide sandal, sport sandal and slide sandal offer a OOfoam that allows the wearer to anchor themselves in a material that will maximize output. They’re perfect for any dad who works hard to stay fit and needs some time to recover.

The science behind the structure was clinically proven in recent research. All OOFOS footwear includes OOfoam which:

Makes the foot work harder which:
is better for stabilization and control
means less tonal movement and less wobble in the gait
means less strain on the passive structures such as the plantar fascia.
Because the foot is working harder, the ankle works less, which means 34% less ankle power is needed to walk
Less demand on the body
Less stress on the muscles

Help! Calling on all Beatles fans

Help us secure the future of the iconic Strawberry Field site by joining our ‘Strawberry Field Buy a Brick’ fundraising campaign.

The Strawberry Field site, treasured by John Lennon, has become a gathering place for Beatles fans from across the globe. Fans will now have an exciting opportunity to own a piece of the old Victorian Building that stood on site when John used to spend his time there.

There is a limited edition of 2,500 bricks, which will be released in 5 batches. Each brick is individually numbered which comes complete with a certificate of authentication.

Strawberry Field holds a special place in the history of The Beatles, with John Lennon’s experiences in and around the children’s home providing inspiration for the unforgettable song, ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’.

Julia Baird, John Lennon’s sister and Hon President of the Strawberry Field project says “I am sure that all Beatles fans will find a way to support this significant project that will bring hope to so many young adults with learning disabilities. With Fathers’ Day coming soon, what better present could there be for lovers of Strawberry Fields Forever!”

John grew up with his aunt Mimi just a stone’s throw away from the site, he used to jump over the wall to play and regularly joined the children during the annual Garden Party and was said to find peace and refuge in the grounds. The large Victorian mansion was the centre piece of the estate, then sadly it was demolished in the 1970s but during the development work for the new plans, we have managed to salvage a number of original bricks.

Owners of this last piece of Beatles heritage in Liverpool, The Salvation Army, have ambitious plans to redevelop the site. The new vision for Strawberry Field will weave together educational, cultural, heritage and spiritual exploration in one bold, imaginative plan.

To own a piece of Strawberry Field is a special gift for the Beatles fan in your life. If you are scratching your head wondering what gift to get this year for your Dad, then look no further! But hurry we are now taking advance orders to be delivered in time for Father’s Day on 17 June 2018.

Bricks are priced at £75 per brick; orders are limited to 4 bricks per customer.
Also on offer is the opportunity to purchase a ‘Bundle’ package which includes a brick, a t-shirt and a mug all for the great price of £95. The first release is available for pre order now simply go to store.strawberryfieldliverpool.com to secure this special piece of memorabilia.

You can also purchase a range of exclusive merchandise that will also support the fundraising campaign to help us open the famous red gates to the public for the very first time.

Jules Sherwood, Fundraising Development Manager at The Salvation Army said,

“Help us bring Strawberry Field back to life again, we have big plans and we need your support to achieve them. We have had amazing support and encouragement from Beatles fans and the Beatles Industry Group in the City, we hope this opportunity to be part of the past and future of Strawberry Field will appeal to fans around the word.”

NEW FRAGRANCE, NEW LOOK FOR PLAYBOY

South Africa’s fastest growing male deodorant brand, Playboy Deodorant has undergone an impressive overhaul revealing stylish new packaging and a brand-new fragrance. October sees the introduction of Playboy Code Black – a fragrance that unlocks the ambience of night. “This fragrance turns the everyday guy into an international man of mystery,” says Matthew Dees, Playboy Deodorant Brand Manager.

“It represents the nightlife and lifestyle associated with being a debonair man-about-town. The packaging features the night lights of the city skyline and, if turned upside down, could represent a Matrix-like code. This alludes to the dark and mysterious scent that is Playboy Code Black.”

The Playboy aerosol range has a new-look design with an innovative twist-cap, while the roll-on range has a new curvaceous shape making it easier to grip and use. “We conducted extensive research into international packaging trends and we’re confident that the new packaging across the aerosol and roll-on ranges is the best possible styling we can offer our consumers,” says Dees.

Earlier this year, Playboy was voted South Africa’s coolest male deodorant brand in the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Awards. The HDI Youth Marketeers-run survey recognises South Africa’s best and “coolest” brands – including products and celebrities – as voted for by 12,000 youths between the ages of 8 and 23.

“The brand has had a great year,” says Dees. “We’re thrilled to be able to offer our consumers a new product and a better design, and we welcome any feedback on the packaging and scent.”

Recommended Retail Price: R24.99 – R25.99

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GloveBox


Curated Detailing Products for Car People. A car-care sample subscription box with top brands and how-to videos for every monthly box. Launched Feb ’18.
https://www.gloveboxdetail.com
Instagram: @gloveboxdetail

Father’s Day is near and who else should your dad celebrate it with, other than the legend himself, David Bowie!

Whether a wiz in the kitchen or a diva on the mic, be sure to show your love to dad, through his love this Father’s Day.

David Bowie Tea Towel – £12.50 – National Theatre Bookshop

shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk

Jaguar Land Rover driving experiences available throughout the country which have always been really popular father’s gifts.

JAGUAR EXPERIENCES:
Jaguar Heaven at the Green Hell: Hail an F-Type SVR and XJR Race Taxi at the Nurburgring – from €199.00

Jaguar Classic Sports Car Experience XK150 and E-TYPE – from £250.00
LAND ROVER EXPERIENCES- challenging terrain and obstacle handling. Both available at 9 centres nationally:
Half day experience – from £225.00
Full day experience – from £325.00

Carrol Boyes Wines: The Genesis

Lovers of renowned gifting and homeware label Carrol Boyes will know that over the years the brand has come to encompass far more than the distinctive tableware for which it first became so highly revered. As designer and artist Carrol Boyes’ creative vision expanded, and as her work became more and more widely known, so too did her ever-growing repertoire of designer pieces.
Today, the Carrol Boyes range spans over 1000 pieces of handcrafted functional art. The range includes not only the aforementioned cutlery in pewter and stainless steel, but also porcelain crockery, glassware, furniture accessories such as scatter cushions, and even, leather handbags and jewellery. Yet another welcome addition to the Carrol Boyes family has been the introduction of Carrol Boyes Wines, a natural extension of the Carrol Boyes way of life.
Carrol Boyes Wines offers an award-winning collection of fine wines that bear bespoke Carrol Boyes labeling. The wines embody the Carrol Boyes lifestyle and are created jointly by the renowned South African designer, and her brother, John Boyes, together with his business partner, Neels Barnardt, both of Barnardt Boyes. In the same way as Carrol designs and manufactures distinctive functional art pieces for the home, so Barnardt Boyes turns ancient soils and fair climates into sumptuous wines with rich sensory appeal.
Carrol Boyes Wines came about when John and Neels first began developing their fine wine cultivars. At this stage, John approached Carrol to collaborate on a brand extension because he felt strongly that this South African wine collection needed a series of labels designed by the iconic brand that would also embody the spirit of the wines he was wanting to make. Hence the Carrol Boyes Wines collection was conceived.
The signature label designs that Carrol has created for the bottles – each containing a notable wine – truly set these collectible vintages apart. In essence, Carrol Boyes Wines is a superb pairing of Carrol’s art with the art of winemaking, a creative endeavour which combines science and modern technology but honours a heritage of more than 350 years. Barnardt Boyes’ resident winemaker Hendrik Snyman puts his considerable talents to work in creating the wines and has been the recipient of a number of awards.

Carrol Boyes Wines are a logical fit for the homeware range in other ways, too, in that the Carrol Boyes stores and e-commerce site carry a range of exquisite wine coolers and wine glasses that are the perfect accompaniment for the wines. Naturally, a vintage from Carrol Boyes Wines is best enjoyed when served in one of these beautiful vessels, surrounded by friends and family, and in the pursuit of one of life’s most simple pleasures…

Carrol Boyes Wines are available online via www.carrolboyeswines.com and at the dedicated Carrol Boyes store in Somerset West.

For more information visit www.carrolboyeswines.com.

Gift Guide for Targus:

City Smart – The CitySmart range’s Multi-Fit system makes using a laptop bag easier by providing an optimised range of products that snugly accommodates screen sizes ranging between 12 inches to 15.6 inches.

With fewer options, laptop sizing is made simple in the new Targus CitySmart range. The Multi-fit feature makes it easier for users and businesses to select a bag that fits a variety of needs.

RRP (Recommended Retail Price) – from R 599 – R 1299
For further information about the Work & Play series, please visit:Targus South Africa

Mobile VIP – The Mobile VIP series of backpacks and top-loaders have a new laptop compartment which incorporates a Sling Protection suspension system in a Multi-fit cradle.

The range combines classic style with superior protection to suit frequent travellers or highly mobile
employees that need extra durability.

It also offers wider hardware compatibility with both standard size and large capacity configurations, which means a snug, secure fit for a variety of loads.

RRP – From R 1499 – R 2999
For further information about the Work & Play series, please visit:Targus South Africa

Work and Play – provides a stylish and durable solution to support professionals with busy and active lifestyles.
The intelligently designed collection – which enables today’s busy professionals to carry more than just work collateral – features three dedicated compartments for laptops (up to 15.6″), work accessories and sports gear, is versatile and adaptable to manage every aspect of our personal and working lives.
Work + Play Fitness features include:
• Dedicated laptop compartment for screen sizes up to 15.6″
• A padded top handle, shoulder straps and ventilated cushioning ensure comfort
• Dedicated section to keep clothing
• Lined and ventilated front compartment, designed for transporting work or sports shoes
• Detachable laundry bag and portable washbag
• Plenty of pockets, including two for water bottles and a soft-lined, internal zipped pouch to protect small valuables
• Fitness for multi sports

RRP- From R 1799 – R 1999
For further information about the Work & Play series, please visit:Targus South Africa

Steelcase series – Designed for the enthusiastic gamers in partnership with the number one brand for laptop protection on the go. A winning combination of over 15 years of SteelSeries expertise in the gaming market and over 35 years of Targus expertise in backpack category.

This bag features a dedicated laptop or console section as well as designated place for all your gaming accessories including custom pockets and detachable pouches for easy storage of gaming kit including mouse, keyboard, hard drive, cables & headphones.
• 26L tech backpack for protecting gaming equipment on the go
• Oversized padded laptop compartment for up to 17.3” laptops
• Dedicated pockets and pouch for gaming kit: mouse, hard drive, keyboard, power brick, sunglasses, headphones, USB sticks
• Carry with comfort: Sternum straps, ventilated back padding and
• padded shoulder straps for even weight distribution
• • Ultra-valuables pocket hidden in back padding
• • Integrated reflective rain cover covers whole of backpack
• • Limited lifetime warranty
RRP – R 2499
For further information about the Work & Play series, please visit:Targus South Africa

Cryotheraphy – What is it all about?

Cryozone are specialists in the rapidly growing field of cryotherapy, which is used by elite athletes around the world as a highly effective means of recovery and forms an integral part in their preparations for a major sporting event.

It’s a dry process. You walk in with swimwear and after three minutes get this heap of endorphins, pain relief and improved sleep. It clears the mind and triggers all these natural healing processes in your body.

The therapy involves climbing into a cryotherapy chamber for three minutes and which is cooled to -120°C. The waterless therapy stimulates several natural responses in the body, and the health benefits include faster recovery time, reduced muscle pain and inflammation, increased energy levels, increased muscle strength, improved blood circulation, and improved sleep quality.

For more information about Cryozone visit www.cryzone.co.za

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Twitter: @cryozoneZA #PlayFreezeRepeat

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Gifting this Father’s Day made easy with IWM

From Churchill’s bespoke spectacles to pens and cufflinks crafted from Spitfires, experts from Imperial War Museums have selected 20 gifts combining style and historic substance to delight and inspire this Father’s Day.

For fathers that want a real piece of history

For fathers who travel with a touch of heritage

For dads who deliver victory in the kitchen

For thirsty fathers

For fathers with an eye for interiors

For the dads that never grew up

For the stylish dad

For dads who appreciate aerial accessories

All gifts available to buy from: www.iwmshop.org.uk/category/1567/Gifts_for_Him

AlpinerX The Most Beautiful Outdoors Smartwatch The perfect blend of Alpina Heritage and Modernism into the world’s most beautiful Outdoors Smartwatch.

Kickstarter Crowd Funding Campaign Announcement

Alpina carries a long history of innovation and collaboration. Back in 1903, the Alpinists, a group of watchmakers and retailers would collaborate together to decide on the future designs. We feel that Kickstarter is the modern version of that heritage of collaboration, where Kickstarter Community Members are the Alpinists. Alpina wants to offer its customers the chance to give their feedback and thoughts about the AlpinerX.
The AlpinerX Smart Outdoors watch uses advanced measurement functions benefiting from environmental sensors: UV, temperature, altitude, pressure, north direction.
The functions are measured in real time by the watch. They can be displayed on the digital display as well as time, date, activity, stopwatch and other time recording functions.
The AlpinerX also uses the Horological Smartwatch platform. It tracks your activity, records and analyses your sleep patterns and notifies missed calls and messages. It connects to the AlpinerX companion application over Bluetooth Smart. The AlpinerX companion application enables you to easily configure the parameters of your watch. It extensively logs all the measurement data and displays them on graphs.

The AlpinerX has been carefully conceived and designed in our manufacture in Geneva. With its sporty and powerful look, its quality materials and refined details, the AlpinerX makes a strong statement and quite simply, an exquisite timepiece to wear.

AL-283LBB5AQ6 RRP £795
AL-283LBO5AQ6 RRP £795

About Alpina
THE ORIGINAL SWISS SPORT WATCH ALPINE SPORTS WATCH MANUFACTURING – SINCE 1883
Alpina, famous for its red triangle signature, is a fine watchmaking manufacture based in Geneva, Switzerland. Founded in 1883, Alpina’s watchmaking history spans more than 130 years.
A true pioneer of the Swiss watchmaking industry, Alpina has been the source of numerous patents and innovative calibres. Alpina invented the concept of the Swiss sport watch, as we know it today, with the birth of its legendary Alpina 4 in 1938.
Today, Alpina is one of the very few Swiss watch companies, which develops, produces and assembles its movements entirely in-house. Alpina proposes five in-house calibres: the AL-980 Tourbillon; the AL-718 World Timer; the AL-950 Automatic Regulator; the AL-710 Automatic Small Date, and, most recently, the AL-760 Flyback Chronograph, featuring the patented “Direct Flyback” technology. And now the AlpinerX AL-283 calibre.
Faithful to its long tradition of innovation, in 2015 Alpina introduced the first connected Swiss Made Horological Smartwatch, thereby creating a new watch category in the Swiss watch industry.
Alpina’s mission is to design and engineer luxury sport watches that operate with the greatest precision and reliability possible in the most demanding sporting environments, like the Alps.
www.alpinawatches.com
#alpinawatches

Make This Summer Sizzle with NEW LighterLife Fast Products

LighterLife Fast, one of the UK’s leading intermittent fasting brands, has boosted its range to now include two new exciting meal options; a savoury Classic Chilli and a Chocolate Mug Cake.

These new additions have been added to provide LighterLife Fast customers with a more exciting flavour offering alongside the current range of meals, shakes, smoothies and bars.

The new products include;

Mexican Chilli: This family favourite is packed with kidney beans, tomato, sweet pepper and spicy Mexican flavour, and is just 153 calories.

Chocolate Mug Cake: At only 153 calories and packed full of nutrition, this delicious Chocolate Mug Cake is guilt-free goodness.

Each new meal is high in protein and fibre, vegetarian friendly, while remaining at approximately 150 calories per serving. They can be made easily using hot water for the Classic Chilli, and cold water for the Chocolate Mug Cake.

The LighterLife Fast plan follows the Fast Philosophy. Customers can have up to three “Fast” days per week, eating four LighterLife Fast products which provides them with roughly 800 calories, and all the vitamins and minerals the body needs. On the other four or five “Smart” days, customers follow a healthy, balanced diet, consuming two 300 calorie meals, plus two 100 calorie snacks plus a meal of their choosing.

LighterLife Fast takes the complications out of the intermittent fasting plan, there is no need for calorie counting, weighing out food or worrying about meal prepping, customers get everything they need in four, balanced products.

The Classic Chilli has a RRP of £9.49 for a pack of four and the Chocolate Mug Cake RRPs for £9.89 for a pack of four. Each is available to purchase at Superdrug stores and online.

Glendalough Distillery, was founded by five friends from Wicklow and Dublin with a deep passion for reviving the heritage of craft distilling in Ireland. The distillery is located in a narrow glacial valley in the Wicklow mountains, about an hour or so south of Dublin. Glendalough, pronounced glen-de-lock, is Gaelic for the glen of two lakes.

Glendalough has three fantastic products which I thought may be on interest for any Father’s Day features that you are running this year: Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin, Glendalough seven year-old single malt and Glendalough 13 year-old single malt.

The Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin is made with local botanicals foraged from the Irish countryside by Geraldine Kavanagh (Forager) and Rowdy Rooney (Stillman). All four Irish seasons have been captured in one bottle to create a gin which makes a refreshing G&T served with plenty of fresh ice, a quality tonic and for garnish, twist of lemon and a sprig of fresh mint.

RRP £32, available nationwide at Oddbins stores, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Wholefoods and online at Amazon.

The Glendalough whiskeys are both aged in unique and innovative casks, and have been finished in Dublin Porter casks and Japanese Mizunara oak cask, respectively. The 13 year-old is the first ever Irish whiskey to be aged in Japanese oak. The best way to enjoy these is neat , with a drop of water or a cube of ice.

Seven year-old, RRP £50, available at Milroys of Soho, MasterofMalt.com & TheWhiskyExchange.com.

13 year-old, RRP £89, available at Fortnum and Mason , Milroys of Soho , Amazon, MasterofMalt.com & TheWhiskyExchange.com.

THE BUTLER | FAB Father’s Day Gifts | $99

Does your dad lose his keys or wallet on a daily basis? If yes, this year gift him with his own personal butler for Father’s Day! With a Butler to great him at the door, dad will have a sleek modern place to store his wallet, keys, and smartphone to eliminate the headache of misplacing his necessities.

Made of solid walnut, baltic birch and laminated ply the award-winning Butler is made to fit dad’s wallet and keys in the top sleeve, with a front facing compartment displaying the smartphone charging station. The backside includes a routed out section for the charging cord.

Dimensions: 10″ x 9″ x 2.25″, the niche on top is 1.75″x 8″ x 3″ deep

The Butler is compatible with most smartphone devices. Phones that are 5.5″ tall x 2.9″ wide x .5″ thick or smaller work with the Butler.

Note, the smartphone and charging cord are not included.

http://www.micklish.com/new-products/the-butler

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JUCY RV rentals.

Not familiar with the company? JUCY RVs are tricked out minivans, with many of the same cool features of a larger RV, but they’re easier to drive and don’t guzzle gas. They sleep four people on two double-beds and come equipped with a solar-powered fridge, two gas stoves, and a sink. And for those dads who love camping, but find it to be a pain –you need so much equipment, have to set things up/tear things down, JUCY gives people the opportunity the experience the outdoors without having to deal with all the schlepping and typical annoyances.

It’s a unique and exciting way for dad to travel, giving him the freedom to enjoy the destination, as well as the journey itself. And for the gift giver, it’s budget conscious. JUCY RV rentals have locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Vancouver and the rates range from $40-$150 a night based on seasonality. Embedded below are a few images and to learn even more, click here; https://jucyrentals.com/

OMieyoga.com

OMie is the first to market premium rubber yoga mat with a zip on zip off sweat removal towel, ensuring that the athletic heat loving yogi can focus not fuss as their practice warms up and they want maximum stabillty.

Our design keeps the towel on track and aligned.

Simple.. and so good.

Dad will love it for his own practice or to organize a group yoga/Pilates/meditation party on Father’s day with his family.

What do you buy the guy/dad that has everything? Are you tired (I bet he is) of the standard tie or coffee mug? Well, you’re in luck, especially if your dad’s ideal Father’s Day is spent on the golf course!

However, if your dad spends most of his time in the bunker instead of on the green, then the GoGolf GPS is the perfect gift! The GoGolf GPS is unlike other range finders, as it audibly/verbally announces the distance to the center of the green and can even call out the distance of your last shot, at the touch of a button. For a suggested retail price of $89.99, this Bluetooth unit connects directly to the innovative GoGolf GPS app, so you never have to worry about taking out your phone while you’re mastering the fairway.

If you’re dad’s not a fan of technology, but still loves the idea of a day out on the golf course, than ThrowGolf is the perfect gift for him! The ThrowGolf Flauncher looks similar to a typical golf club, but instead of a traditional metal club head, the Flauncher features a custom designed plastic head that holds the golf ball in place until it is “Flaunched” via an overhead throwing motion by the player. With a suggested retail price of $79.99, the ThrowGolf Flauncher was designed to make the game of golf easier and more accessible for anyone limited by the physical or skill-based constraints of traditional golf and is widely accepted on courses nationwide.

HTWO Hydrogen Water:

· HTWO™ Hydrogen Water is an elemental formula™ of molecular hydrogen (H2) gas infused into purified water.

· HTWO is an elegant solution to a complex problem: how to promote energy and endurance without the addition of counterproductive sugars, caffeine, and additives. The answer is transformative, yet the way nature intended – molecular hydrogen.

· HTWO™ is a metabolic beverage™ that:

o Boosts Endurance

o Reduces Lactic Acid

o Reduces Fatigue

o Provides Antioxidants

· $2.99 per single pouch, available at select retailers

· $28.00 per FridgePack (7 Pouches), available at select local retailers,www.Amazon.com and www.HTWO.com

PURE PLANT PROTEIN BRAND, GROWING NATURALS, LAUNCHES BENEFIT BLENDS “A.M. ENERGY” AND “P.M. RESTORE,” AS A ‘ONE AND DONE’ NUTRITION APPROACH

New Samples Debut at Expo West, March 09-11, 2018 @ Booth 4371

(Marina Del Rey, CA, February 19, 2018) – As sleep problems, lack of energy and obesity rank among the top 5 health issues that consumers claim they are personally affected by, Growing Naturals is introducing a new line of power-up morning prep and power-down evening restorative nutrition rituals into a single scoop. Growing Naturals’ first suite of products, Benefit Blends, includes A.M. Energy and P.M. Restore, both available in 14-serving canisters. Each canister has a suggested retail price of $39.99, which breaks down to $2.86 per serving, less than a cup of coffee, and the new formulation will be available for retailers to sample for the first time at Expo West, March 09-11, 2018.

Part of a new condition-specific supplement trend, these products are uniquely allergen-friendly, vegan, non-GMO, great tasting and include many organic ingredients. The first SKUs of the Benefit Blends line feature a complete protein blend of pea and organic rice protein with dozens of other supplements and aids to provide consumers with energy and a way to fight pre-lunch hunger in the beginning of the day, and expert blends to address stress, sleep and snacking at night. Because the body requires replenishment of *protein every 24 hours and adults need 45-100g of protein per day, the first portion (18g) is provided in the A.M. Energy blend and the second (15g) in the P.M. Restore blend. These low-sugar blends can be shaken or blended with water or any type of milk, and P.M. Restore also works well as a hot sipping drink.

“Instead of chasing your cup of coffee with a protein shake, a handful of vitamins and a high fiber drink,” said CEO of Growing Naturals, David Janow, “we developed this line to be a ‘one and done’ approach to a productive lifestyle. At night when our body needs to truly rest and recover for the next day, we put together a formula ranging from fiber to antioxidants, and chamomile to melatonin to help tackle this as well. The base of our product is, of course, hunger-curbing protein, which humans need replenished every 24 hours and can aid absorption of other nutrients. The initial Benefit Blends are powered by a combination of pure pea protein plus organic brown rice protein, Oryzatein®, which has been recognized by the FDA as a GRAS food, has been shown in two separate clinical trials — one of which included MMA pro fighters — and was shown for the first time to equal animal-based whey protein in building and maintaining muscle in a clinical trial.”

Benefit Blends by Growing Naturals feature:
A.M. Energy comes in a Morning Mocha flavor and was developed as a morning power-up dietary supplement with 20% of the *daily requirement for protein. Key ingredients include 18g of complete plant protein (the equivalent of 3 eggs); 100 mg of caffeine from green tea extract and coffea robusta seeds (which compares to one cup of coffee); 6g of fiber (similar to 2.5 cups of raw broccoli); 4.8 mg of iron (equal to 6 cups of raw spinach leaves); plus 18 vitamins and minerals.

P.M. Restore in Divine Dark Chocolate flavor is designed to provide the other 15% of the *daily requirement for protein in a 24-hour period, along with a sleep blend, hunger-curbing fiber and the antioxidants the body needs for evening repair. Key ingredients include 15g of rice and pea protein (equal to 2.7 oz. of wild salmon); 5g of fiber (which compares to 2.1 cups of raw broccoli); 4.8g of iron (equal to 1.2 cups of kidney beans); and enough Vitamin C to equal a large tangerine. The proprietary relaxation and sleep blend includes Lemon Balm Leaf, Chamomile Flower, Melatonin, 5-HTP and 2 specialized amino acids.

About Growing Naturals, LLC: Growing Naturals is about delivering unique, premium nutrition, powered by pure plant protein, and convenient to all people no matter their eating lifestyle. Our Growing Naturals nutrition products, feature allergen-friendly, plant-based protein powders concentrated without chemicals, from organic brown rice and yellow peas.. Benefit Blends by Growing Naturals, and the Pure Rice Protein products feature Oryzatein®. Shown to be the first plant protein to equal animal-based whey protein in building and maintaining muscle, Oryzatein® was also shown to more quickly absorb Leucine, the key muscle-building amino acid which allows rice protein to act like a complete protein.

*The daily requirement for protein varies based on a person’s activity level, age and weight, but on average starts around 50 grams for adults.

Plan a Road Trip – Father’s Day Gift Guide For Dads who love health,fitness, the outdoors and active lifestyles 2018 !

Allstar Coaches (the largest RV rental company in the nation) and their CEO Rob Tischler as a source for Father’s Day Gift Ideas. Planning a surprise road trip for dad in an RV is fun and gets the family outdoors – plus it’s an amazing gift idea that is thoughtful! By renting an RV with Allstar Coaches, they can accommodate with trip planning and concierge services as well helping to lighten the stress of planning.

Luxury RV Rentals

PAINCAKES makes a great gift — a gift of PAIN recovery! Everyone’s used an ice pack at some point in their life.

“How do I get this #$@& thing to stay where I need it,” is the most common frustration. Problem solved! PAINCAKES is the world’s first cold pack that Sticks & Stays exactly where you need it, strap-free.

We’ve been on HSN. They’re available at Kroger, ACE Hardware and over 4,000 retail locations.

Website: www.pain-cakes.com
Facebook: sticks.to.pain
Instagram pain.cakes

 

Active dads need great coffee too, and Crema.co is the choose-your-own-adventure coffee subscription that puts them in control.

Dad can choose from the rarest coffees in the world, from roasters all over the United States, and relax while the coffee is roasted to order and drop shipped to him. Our machine-learning algorithm will get smarter each time he likes or dislikes a coffee on our site, and our Brew Log will give him a custom flavor map of his coffee preferences.

Click through https://crema.co/gifts to try it for yourself.

 

A Day’s March [for the cool dad]:

Born in 2013, A Days March was founded by long-time friends Marcus Gårdö, Pelle Lundquist and Stefan Pagréus, with the conviction that today it’s possible to create a beautiful shirt, sneaker or a pair of quality jeans, and market it at almost half the price of traditional premium brands – by eliminating wholesale. The Swedish label opened their first store in Stockholm in 2014, with three further stores opening soon after. The London doors opened in the heart of Soho on 20th April 2018.

Jack Davison Bespoke [for the tailored dad who wants a 1-2-1, luxury experience with his son]:

Introducing Jack Davison Bespoke – a men’s suit atelier and showroom nestled in the heart of the city by St Paul’s Cathedral. Conceptualised and launched by entrepreneur duo Will Davison and Jack Stammers, the space offers premium men’s tailoring with a custom-made service.

The pair met whilst training at Thom Sweeney, undertaking just over 14 years between them cutting their teeth at tailoring, learning the trade and honing their individual skill sets. After establishing a close friendship, Will and Jack decided to join forces and embark on a venture together. Shortly afterwards in 2017, Jack Davison Bespoke was born.

The duo wanted to offer something a little different to both the stalwarts of Savile Row and the traditional tailoring already available in the Square Mile. Acknowledging a lack of appropriate sartorial solutions in the City – an area rife with style conscious professionals – the pair opened their first atelier in January 2017 and have been servicing suit seekers ever since, from financiers to creatives and the fashion elite.

 

Introducing the Only Chance to Ride or Drive Formula and Prototype Racecars in America

Formula Experiences Gives Adventure Seekers the Chance to Go 140 MPH Around One of the

Nation’s Most Challenging Road Courses, Unveils the World’s First Open-Cockpit Night Ride-Along

RALEIGH, North Carolina – Previously only available in Europe, high-speed open-cockpit ride-alongs in new formula and prototype racecars are making their American debut this spring. Formula Experiences, offering both the opportunity to ride or drive, is the only chance to feel the speed and power of real 2018 racecars just like the ones driven by FIA pros. It’s the closest to a Formula One or IndyCar experience you can get anywhere in the United States.

Whether driving or riding, new formula and prototype racecars are an assault on all senses. The open cockpit, screaming engine and cutting-edge racing technology create the unmistakable petrol scent, hurricane-style winds, an unbelievable 2G downforce, and the roaring, jolting extreme speed of Formula racing.

Formula Experiences is also the world’s only driving or ride-along opportunity set at a resort. Based at VIRginia International Raceway, America’s Motorsport Resort, guests can wake up in luxury track-side villas, enjoy gourmet southern dining and add karting, autocross, shooting sports and spa treatments to their Formula Experiences stay – all without leaving the property. VIR, which was named one of the top six road courses in North America by Car & Driver Magazine, is located at the border of North Carolina and Virginia. It features 17 turns and 130 feet of elevation changes. This includes the “climbing esses,” a section of the track considered by many professional drivers as one of the most challenging and intimidating in North America.

“Driving a racecar at VIR is an incredible experience that is not just exhilarating, but also one of the toughest physical and mental challenges,” said Peter Heffring, amateur racecar driver and the founder and CEO of Formula Experiences. “There is nothing else that gets me in the zone like racing; it’s a complete escape and there is no better feeling. It’s been a lifelong dream to give other racing fans, car fanatics, thrill seekers and luxury travelers this same extreme speed adventure.”

Guests have the opportunity to take advantage of four different experiences:

• Ride-alongs at Formula Experiences put people in the passenger seat of an open-cockpit racecar going 140 mph. And, what is amazing by day, is epic by night in the pitch-black Virginia countryside – the world’s first open-cockpit night ride-along! Packages start at $225 for three daytime laps or $350 for three night laps.

• The driving experience includes one- and two-day options and limits groups to no more than 12 people so that each can receive personalized attention and maximum track time. Sessions include one-on-one coaching, pro simulator training, and video and course circuit analysis to help even novice drivers reach top speeds. Packages start at $1,995 and go up to $5,995 for a truly luxury, all-inclusive experience.

• Drivers with proven track expertise also have the option to take the real racecars out for laps. Packages start at $450.

• Formula Experiences is the only one-stop-shop for a corporate or group racing experience in the world. Event planners can easily book all activities right at VIR – from meeting space, meals and accommodations to relaxing spa services and thrilling team-building adventure.

Book your drive or ride now at formulaexperiences.com, or see the thrill for yourself on the Formula Experiences YouTube channel.

THE FORCE IS STRONG WITH STAR WARS™ BATHROBE COLLECTION AT ARGOS!


Channel your inner Obi Wan-Kenobi whilst chilling in your comfies with the Star Wars™ Jedi Robe (RRP £35.00, available at Argos: code 706/2670). Made from super soft fleece material, this robe features oversized hood and sleeves and comes complete with belt and two handy front pockets. Available in the classic Jedi shade, there is also detailing on the chest so you too can feel the force and learn the ways of the Jedi!

Get comfy on the dark side with the Star Wars™ Galactic Robe (RRP £35.00 at Argos: code 707/6831). Made from super soft black fleece material, those wishing to align themselves with the Empire can do so in comfort and style! An oversized hood and sleeves adds extra authenticity and the two front pockets are ideal for storing snacks, phones or lightsabres!
Both robes are available now at Argos:
Jedi Robe: http://www.argos.co.uk/product/7062670
Galactic Robe: http://www.argos.co.uk/product/7076831

💡Light up Dad’s Day with the ultimate gift for stylish Papas, a Plug-In Light in a Box from www.urbancottageindustries.com.

A unique and beautiful present, this versatile light will bring a spot of ‘industrial-chic’ to any space, featuring red and white fabric cable, a white Bakelite plug at one end and a precision machined silver nickel plate lamp holder at the other. A classic squirrel cage filament light bulb is included, together with a cable clip, so it can be secure to any mounting point.

With each light built by hand at their HQ in Yorkshire, and all packaged up in a box along with traditional brown kraft paper and easy to follow instructions, Father’s Day has never been so on-trend! 💡

Plug-In Light in a Box

£59.00
(including FREE next working day delivery)

www.urbancottageindustries.com

The greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen will take place this June in London. It will be a high-end heritage sporting, music and lifestyle festival celebrating 200 years of the bicycle. The event is set in the halcyon days of the Herne Hill Velodrome when it hosted the London 1948 Olympics, and our patrons will be invited to wear vintage themed clothing throughout the whole festival.

Tickets available here: http://www.cyclingrevival.com/

A WHISKY FOR ALL THIS FATHER’S DAY

Show your appreciation with the William Grant & Sons UK line up of whisky treats

Be sure to spoil your dad this Father’s Day with a whisky that will really show your admiration. Whether your father considers himself an entrepreneur, a charmer or a traditionalist, the premium William Grant & Sons UK Monkey Shoulder Bottle Shot – 750mlportfolio has a unique whisky for every dad.

A gift for a cocktail lover…

Whether your father prefers a dram on the rocks or a whisky based cocktail, Monkey Shoulder appeals to those starting their whisky journey. With a cheeky disregard for tradition and commitment to unconventional serves, Monkey Shoulder offers great Scotch to a new generation of whisky drinkers.

Monkey Shoulder RRP of £26.83 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

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A gift for a beer lover…

Treat your dad to the world’s first single malt Scotch whisky finished in bold and zesty IPA craft beer casks. Presented in a unique box, the Glenfiddich IPA Experiment really is a special tipple this Father’s Day.

The Glenfiddich IPA Experiment RRP of £44.93 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

The Balvenie 12

A gift for a sophisticated dad…

For those planning to bring a little finesse to Father’s Day celebrations, The Balvenie Doublewood 12 is sure to impress. Celebrate the true craftsmanship behind this whisky and savour the notes of nutty sweetness, cinnamon spices and a delicately proportioned layer of sherry.

The Balvenie Doublewood 12 RRP of £37.96 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

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A gift for a traditionalist…

If your dad appreciates time with the family on Father’s Day then Grants Family Reserve is the perfect way to enjoy this special day. No messing around. This classic never fails and is flawless straight as it comes.

Grant’s Family Reserve RRP of £17.45 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

EU Hudson Baby Bourbon

A gift for an entrepreneur…

Hudson is the first American whiskey distillery in New York since prohibition – an original pioneer of craft spirits. From grain to glass, great care and attention goes into making Hudson, with no two bottles of Hudson whiskey ever exactly the same, as all the bottles are handmade and numbered. Mark this Father’s Day with a fine American dram.

Hudson RRP of £44.15 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

Ailsa Bay004
A gift for a perfectionist…

Ailsa Bay is not your traditional whisky. The only Scotch whisky to undergo ‘micro-maturation’, it is a precision-distilled single malt that is perfectly balanced between smoke and sweetness. While the granite from this remote island is more traditionally used for making curling stones, a piece of it is contained in the stopper of every bottle of Ailsa Bay – something a little bit special for Father’s Day.

Ailsa Bay RRP of £55.43 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

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A gift for a charmer…

Treat your father to some true Irish charm with Tullamore D.E.W. whiskey on this special occasion. Known for its smooth flavour, Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey is triple distilled and a blend of all three types of Irish whiskey – grain, malt & pot still. The sweet softness of grain whiskey, soft spice from the pot still and fruitiness of the malt create a uniqueness of flavour that marks out Tullamore D.E.W. from all other Irish whiskeys.

Tullamore D.E.W. RRP of £24.13 at any major retailer, including Master of Malt

New Road Bike Manual App hits the stores
Haynes team up with BikeRadar to create the most complete and comprehensive app on how to look after a bike

Publisher Haynes has teamed up with BikeRadar, the authority on bikes and cycling gear, to create the ultimate Road Bike Manual app for true cycling enthusiasts.

Based on Haynes’ best-selling Bike Manual, The Road Bike Manual app provides an authoritative and trusted voice when it comes to step-by-step maintenance guides. It also offers easy to follow videos and other handy content for any cyclist to digest when they’re on the move.

Available now for tablets and smartphones, The Road Bike Manual App can be downloaded for just £2.99 from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

From the wheels to the cockpit, drive train, frame care and brakes, the app provides essential how-to information and advice for maintaining a road bike. Packed with handy information and pointers, plus invaluable roadside fixes, it features instructional videos that provide advice on how to fix a bike when it all goes wrong but the tools or parts required to fix the problem probably aren’t available.

When it comes to roadside fixes, the app provides tips on how to fix chains, broken handlebars and an innovative last resort inner tube fix, plus much much more.

With over 30 years’ experience working for and with Tour de France yellow Jersey holders, world champions, Olympians, world record breakers and countless elite athletes, Chaz Curry, who wrote the app’s content, said: “In producing this app, I was keen to convey the techniques and ‘trade craft’ that have taken over thirty years for me to learn.

“Whilst most online content gives the user instructions on how to complete a project, they rarely highlight the finer points that allow you to complete the job efficiently and to a professional standard. “By passing on this knowledge, I hope that the user will have the confidence to take on any of the tasks that I have covered in the app and come to enjoy fixing and maintaining their own bicycle themselves.”

Dave Clutterbuck, BikeRadar’s Publishing Director, added: “There is so much information available to today’s cyclist about bike repair and maintenance, but the quality and utility of this information varies massively. This makes it difficult for people to find the right advice for them. Teaming up with Haynes – a company that shares our heritage of world-class reader advice – has allowed us to create the best tool for cyclists, whatever their level of expertise.”

With new content being added every month, The Road Bike Manual App will be a continuously updated product all for one low price – meaning that never before has Haynes offered its content so inexpensively.

Download The Road Bike Manual App now from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

Alternatively, visit www.haynes.com for further information.

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Eleanor James on 0117 921 8135 or eleanor.james@mccann.com
Sylvie Pender on 0117 921 8131 or sylvie.pender@mccann.com

Alternatively, email haynesPR@mccann.com

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About Chaz Curry
In his three decades of chucking spanners at bikes Chaz Curry has worked for and with Tour de France yellow Jersey holders, world champions, Olympians, world record breakers and countless elite athletes.

He designed an internal spoke nipple specifically for carbon rims and invented a suspension maintenance product that led to him co-founding a lubricants company.

In 2016, he was Laurie Greenland’s mechanic on the MS Mondraker Downhill Mountain bike team. In his first year as a senior Elite rider Laurie finished in the top 15 in the world, came second in the World Championships and the team finished the season as the #1 team in the world rankings.

Nowadays, Chaz has his own shop (Roots Cycleworks), in Exmouth (UK), works for the Wideopenmag Downhill Mountain bike team and writes for Haynes.

About Haynes
Haynes Publishing has been the world’s leading publisher of illustrated workshop car manuals and motorcycle manuals since 1965. In that time Haynes has evolved and so have its Manuals to now include a wide range of automotive, sport, leisure, military and lifestyle subjects. Haynes also has licenses to publish Manuals with the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force, Star Wars, Star Trek and others.
Today, Haynes has diversified into offering its more recent car and motorcycle titles digitally, with the introduction of Haynes OnDemand video content – meaning that its highly informative and engaging content is available at any time, at any place – whether accessing it via desktop, tablet or mobile devices with an internet connection.
For further information, visit www.haynes.co.uk
About BikeRadar
BikeRadar is the world’s most comprehensive online cycling resource, covering road cycling, mountain biking and commuting. BikeRadar’s team of expert editors on three continents tests a wide range of bicycles, parts, clothing and accessories, to produce news, reviews, buying guides and tutorials you can rely on.

For further information, visit www.bikeradar.com

British Food Festivals

Stonor Park’s food festival is on Father’s Day weekend – what could be a better way to spend this special day but with your family for a foodie weekend!
Dads gain free entry on Saturday 16th June before 12 noon when accompanied by a paying family (one other adult and 2 children) and Mary Berry CBE is headlining the event with many other food and drink experts.

Stonor Park Supercar Sunday – 20th May 2018 – a fantastic event for any car enthusiast!

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Oxfordshire – Bank holiday weekend (26th – 28th May 2018)

Stonor Park, Henley-on-Thames – Father’s Day weekend (16th- 17th June 2018)

Wimbledon Park, London (25-27th August), Bank Holiday

Surrey Hills (8th – 9th September)

The London Riverside Festival (28th – 30th September)

Castle Howard in York (5th – 7th October)

We are delighted to announce Mary Berry OBE is attending the Stonor Park food festival and Raymond Blanc OBE and Kenny Tutt (Masterchef champion 2018) is confirmed for Blenheim Palace, along with many other food and drink experts.

 

Riepilogo giornaliero “Richieste Giornalisti” internazionali

Gorenje Retro Special Edition OBRB153BL refrigerator

Combining the iconic design of the 60’s with the sophisticated technology of today, the model is part of Gorenje’s best-selling retro collection and is based on its OBR freestanding product and inspired by the VW campervan.

Boasting the highest achievable energy-efficiency rating (A+++), the new special edition model has a gross capacity of 260 litres and includes IonAir and DynamiCooling food preservation technology.

Summary of key features:
• Energy class: A+++
• Cooling compartment (net): 229 litres
• Freezer compartment capacity (net): 25 litres
• CrispZone with HumidityControl
• IonAir with DynamicCooling
• LED strip by side
• FreshZone drawer
For more information, please visit www.gorenje.co.uk

Soccology

Mental Health Awareness

A new book from Kevin George that explores the hearts and minds of top footballers. It contains 50 exclusive interviews revealing some fascinating insights into the mental health challenges footballers face, including:

Leon Mackenzie revealing how he tried to take his own life following a battle with injuries, but returned to training with everyone at the club acting as if nothing had happened
Marcus Gayle explaining “banter culture” at Wimbledon and how one young player couldn’t face training because of jokes about his mum
Former Tottenham winger Owen Price revealing the mental pressures he faced after signing a lucrative contract, and how he was victimised because as a teenager he earned more than his coach
Dutch international midfielder Bart Rameslaar revealing how fans don’t understand how personal problems affect on-field performance, and how social media makes it impossible to escape
Gael Clichy on the pressure to perform, the lack of emotional care in football, how becoming a father changed his perspective, and how Yoga Nidra meditation has allowed him to block out negative self-talk
Anthony Gardner explaining the mental impact of physical injuries, and how he has witnessed fellow professionals fail to fulfil their potential because they didn’t get the emotional support they needed
Fabian Delph explaining how mindfulness and meditation has transformed his career, and the importance of the sports psychiatrist at Manchester City

Kevin is a former professional footballer himself (West Ham and Charlton), before turning to life on screen as an actor in commercials and in Sky One’s Dream Team. After studying counselling, psychotherapy and Neuro-Linguistic Programming, he became human performance specialist and today works with clubs including Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal to help their academy players get the mental support they need.

 

The Brown Horse Inn, located in the heart of the Lake District, is an 1850’s coaching inn that offers its guests a luxurious and modern take on the rural escape.

This historic venue is the perfect place to take Dad this Father’s Day to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Inn offers nine quality bedrooms including four newly refurbished en-suite bedrooms. The contemporary style of the rooms does not detract from the historic charm of the inn. The individually designed rooms include: Flat Screen TVs, Solid Oak Beds and Luxury en-suite bathrooms. The original exposed beams and fittings maintain the unique character of the Brown Horse Inn.

In the restaurant, the sophisticated menu has a contemporary take on traditional local fare, with the majority of the meats and vegetables reared and grown on the Brown Horse Estate. Anything that is not direct from The Brown Horse Estate is sourced locally.

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VanMoof launches new high-tech, thief-proof city bikes

• VanMoof launches new Smart bike series worldwide

• VanMoof Smart S & X remove common barriers to bike ownership – offering rider recognition and multiphase theft protection

• These high-tech city bikes are also available by subscription from £17 per month, making quality bikes accessible to a wider audience and improving urban mobility

London, April 24, 2018 – VanMoof, the innovative bike tech company set to disrupt urban transport and mobility, announces today its latest series of high-tech city bikes. The 2018 Smart series integrates new technical features such as automatic driver recognition and multiphase anti-theft protection. The VanMoof Smart is now available in VanMoof shops worldwide and online, and they can also be used via a VanMoof+ subscription starting from £17 a month.

These are the key features of the new VanMoof Smart series:

● Rider recognition – Thanks to secured bluetooth technology, the bike responds when the owner is near, automatically disabling the theft defense system.

● Ultimate theft defence – The bike responds with progressively louder warning sounds when tampered with.

● Comes with bodyguards – When the location tracking mode is activated, VanMoof’s Bike Hunters are notified, the lights flash SOS, and all functions are disabled.

● Tokyo-inspired X Frame – Originally a Japan exclusive, the unisex X-frame is now available worldwide in a Smart version, suited to all riders between 155 and 200 cm.

● Available on subscription – Unlock these high-tech bikes from £17/month, including unlimited servicing and theft protection.

● Smartphone app – Remembers your parking location, controls the lights and theft defense settings. Free, over-the-air updates mean the bike gets smarter over time.

● Self sufficient – These bikes are designed to be practically maintenance-free, and all the electronics are automatically charged by your pedal power.

● City proof – Features all VanMoof signature elements: integrated high-power lights, hidden smart features, and enclosed self-tensioning chain.

Theft defence perfected through smart interconnected features

Over the past ten years, VanMoof has put considerable effort into tackling bike theft. To complement its unique Bike Hunter service, the company has developed a theft defence system which has been integrated into the new Smart range. The new Smart S and Smart X offer several features specifically designed to this effect:

• Sound – When a potential thief tampers with it, the bike emits warning sounds – thanks to the world-first integrated speaker system – which gets increasingly loud and more conspicuous.

• Tracking – When reported stolen, the bike’s location is automatically sent to VanMoof Bike Hunters, who get to work tracking it down.

• Lockdown mode – If stolen, all vital systems are disabled and the lights flash SOS in Morse code (alerting others) until the bike is reunited with its rightful owner.

“Big cities around the world, including London, are struggling with a high number of stolen bicycles – we have tackled the problem at its root. With our intelligent technology we have created a bike that can take care of itself,” says Ties Carlier, co-founder of VanMoof.

High-tech bicycle also available by subscription

The monthly bike subscription plan makes it possible for anyone to ride a premium bike, worry-free and at low-cost.The Smart S and Smart X bicycles are the first to be available as VanMoof+ subscriptions from £17 a month. VanMoof+ subscriptions include unlimited repair and access to all-round theft protection as well as bicycle use in all VanMoof cities for you and a travel companion.

“We’re tapping into a need the world is asking for right now. We build our bikes to be extra robust in order to keep them on the road for as long as possible. With the VanMoof+ subscriptions we are proving that high-quality bicycles including theft insurance are cheaper in the long term,” says Taco Carlier, co-founder of VanMoof.

Immediately available

The bikes are available in S- or X-frame versions, with three or eight gears, in the colours Thunder Grey and Fog White. Sales prices start at £848 for the 3-speed model, and £1098 for the 8-speed bike (£80 discount on both till May 22) . The “Peace of Mind” theft protection can be booked for £100/£240 for 1/3 years.

About VanMoof

Founded in 2009 by Dutch brothers Taco and Ties Carlier, VanMoof is an inventive bike-meets-tech company. With the mission of reimagining how a bicycle should work in the cities of tomorrow, VanMoof has disrupted the bike industry by stripping out unnecessary parts, improving the essentials, and integrating smart technology. VanMoof has received many accolades for its unique solutions, including the “Best Product Design” award from Fast Company’s 2015 Innovation by Design Awards program, and a prestigious Red Dot design award. All VanMoof products are available at VanMoof.com and in VanMoof brand stores in Amsterdam, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, London, Paris, Taipei and Tokyo.