Feel Good Father’s Day Gifts
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- Published on Monday, 11 June 2018 11:31
- Last Updated on 15 June 2018
- Monica Costa
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Here is a selection of London Mums’ favourite Father’s Day Gifts.
For the ‘history buff’ Dad
RAF Roundel Cufflinks – £12.99
2018 marks 100 years since the RAF was formed and these elegant cufflinks available from the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Shop help mark the occasion perfectly. They are stunning when attached to a white shirt. Featuring the Force’s distinctive red, white and blue design, these cufflinks are sure to add a splash of colour to Dad’s wardrobe. They are also very elegant and certainly patriotic. All profits from the sales of these cufflinks go directly to the charity and their important work in providing lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families.
RAF 100 is one of our favourite Father’s Day Gifts.
London Mums voted it book of the week. Check out our review here.
For the ‘sporty’ Dad
Live On Cycling Shirt – £39.99
If Dad’s second home is on his bike then this cycling top is for him. Emblazoned with the Legion’s slogan ‘Live On’, it features everything you’d expect from a great cycling shirt. Durable, soft on the skin, lightweight and breathable, created with cutting edge self-wicking fabric, it includes a full length hidden front zip, three back pockets, an extra zip pocket and a silicon waistband hem. This bike shirt is also available from The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Shop www.poppyshop.org.uk
The Complete Bike Owner’s Manual £14.99
For the dads who are cycling enthusiasts (or for the dads who think they are cycling enthusiasts), this is the complete reference guide to bike servicing and repair.
Written by a team of experts including Claire Beaumont, former racing cyclist and lead creative at Condor Cycles, and Ben Spurrier – Head Designer for Condor Cycles – this is an essential hardback for every cyclist’s bookshelf. Incredible CGI illustrations show you every aspect of bike repair and maintenance more clearly than ever before, whether you’re a mountain biker, cycling commuter, or road racer.
Learn how to replace or repair a chain, correct sagging suspension, and much more, helping you to get your wheels turning again.
At the time of original production, Ferrari made only 799 of these extreme road cars. Now lucky dads can get their hands on this exclusive model. As the engineer, they’ll receive all the wheels, pieces and tools needed to construct this 9.5” long extreme sports car replica.
For the ‘gardening’ Dad
Allotment Kit – £9.99
The perfect tin to have to hand in the shed. Contains garden twine, wooden dibber, 4 seed markers and 4 seed envelopes, all in a stylish, retro design inspired from war time posters. Available from The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Shop www.poppyshop.org.uk
For the DIY dad who fixes everything
The Tool Book
Help dad become the sharpest tool in the shed with The Tool Book, the brand new guide to all things DIY. From the powerhouses to the old-school, learn everything there is to know about over 250 hand tools, and how best to use them.
Learn how to choose the best tools for the job and how to use them properly, and create durable, beautiful projects. From tools for cutting and chopping to tools for finishing and decorating, The Tool Book provides over 800 informative images, helping you get the best from all your tools and maintain them properly.
The book also includes a foreword by tool-lover Nick Offerman.
The Tool Book is published byDK and DK.com and costs £20.
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Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London https://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums