Christmas presents – the good, the bad and the ugly

man sitting on the floor about to open a gift

What are you hoping to get on Christmas morning?
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What’s the worst Christmas gift you’ve ever received? Or the best? What are you buying your dad this year? Everyone has a festive present story to tell, so because we’re feeling Christmassy, we asked some of our favourite bloggers, influencers, and YouTubers of 2019 for their tales of gift giving and receiving. 

From plane tickets to used cricket bats, and from man’s best friend to Gordon the Gopher memorabilia and Santa mankinis, here’s the good, the bad and the ugly of Christmas gifts.

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Samuel Windsor’s cracking Christmas presents for men


Looking for a Christmas present for a male of the species? Men are notoriously hard to buy for, but if you choose stylish classics like pyjamas, slippers, cufflinks and ties, you can’t go wrong. 

Remember – men don’t like fuss, but they do like their basics to ooze quality. Keep that in mind and you’re sure to find just the right gift for the man in your life this Christmas. Need a little help? Here are 10 of the best, beautifully packaged, Samuel Windsor presents for men:

How to wear a poppy

How do you wear your poppy?

How do you wear your poppy?
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Is there a right way or a wrong way to wear a remembrance poppy? Every year, there’s a national debate about poppies – how we wear them, why we wear them, when you should wear one, and whether they still mean the same. Here we give you the definitive answers you’re looking for. Straight answers to all your poppy-related questions.
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