The Cornish Riviera and Vintage Seaside Shopping

  I’ve been getting a bit of a move on with my Christmas shopping and today I’m going to tell you about one of the best presents I’ve bought so far. You’ve got to promise not to tell anyone though (it’s a secret). Okay, now you’re sworn to secrecy, I’ll tell you all about it. A lover of the vintage seaside style, the recipient is going to be over the moon with this colourful vintage-look deckchair from Deckchair Stripes. The…

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Christmas Gifts For Skaters #1 New Wheels

  They say that the wheel is man’s greatest invention, this has got to include Skateboard wheels. Skateboard wheels come in pretty much one shape (duh! They’re wheels, they’ve gotta be round!) but in many different sizes and hardnesses. Size is what’s called diameter, which means how tall the wheel is and is measured in millimeters (mm) for skating wheels. The other information you need to be thinking about is hardness. Most wheels use the a-scale. It doesn’t really matter…

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Christmas Gifts For Surfers #3 – Eco-Fashion Clothing

  This is a gift that is perfect for surfers, any eco-minded guy or gal or even yourself! Rapanui create clothing that is as good for our earth and environment as they possibly can. They do this by concentrating on a few different aspects: Eco-materials – Rapanui use organic cotton and other smart materials such as hemp, bamboo and eucalyptus. Ethical – by ensuring every person in the supply chain gets a fair deal all the way down to the…

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Truro City of Lights 2013

  Have you heard of the City of Lights? Basically every year in Truro, at the start of the Christmas season and the week before late night shopping starts, there is a parade through Cornwall’s great city. Children from Schools and other organisations make massive lanterns in all shapes and sizes and parade them through the city accompanied by marching bands of different styles. This year there was a great selection of giant lanterns, some of which were even articulated…

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Christmas Gifts For Surfers #2 – Lifeproof Case

  Lot’s people don’t use phone cases and say things like “It doesn’t matter, it’s insured!” When I purchased my iPhone I looked into phone insurance and when you really start having a good read up about it, it doesn’t look like it’s worth the money. Not when the price of an iPhone handset is in the hundreds! If you’re likely to have a problem with your phone, it’s going to be because you got it wet or dropped it.…

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