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What do you want for Christmas?

Old Dec 11th 2011, 12:13 pm
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Default What do you want for Christmas?

I don't find buying suitable gifts for other people very difficult, but I am at a loss to think what I'd like that isn't wholly practical in nature (or ridiculously expensive).

Tell the bored what you'd like Father Christmas (not Santa please - that's too American/European) to bring you please.

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Old Dec 11th 2011, 12:26 pm
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Default Re: What do you want for Christmas?

We got ours early with the wee man. I also got myself a camera, so as not to sound too greedy, the 3 weeks on the beach in Santa Catarina with my wife, son and extended inlaw family should be enough to leave me pretty content!
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Old Dec 11th 2011, 1:11 pm
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Default Re: What do you want for Christmas?

IMHO the best present for us relatively wealthy types who have far too many material possessions already (ie. anyone on this board) is an experience of some type, like the holiday, but no need to be expensive at all.

Something simple with thought is much more of a true gift than some other box of something we don't really need.

If anyone's still looking for me, that date with Scarlett Johansson would do the trick nicely http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-n...harity-auction
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Default Re: What do you want for Christmas?

I bought myself some new shoes
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Old Dec 11th 2011, 5:28 pm
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Default Re: What do you want for Christmas?

For the aunt/uncle that'll be at the grandmothers not to make it a shit event, or to ruin things for our little one by saying something shit like santa not existing.

For our little 3 year old to still want what she has been asking Santa for, for the last couple of months...a blue super hero cape with a yellow star and a green eye mask. The missus has been making the whole thing over the last few days and we can't wait to see the look on her face when she opens the box from Santa.

Anything else would be gravy but a bit to skint this year to do presents other than for the kids and not all that bothered anyway.
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I'd love to see the old man for Xmas but that's probably because I know I won't.

I'm hoping to get a nice new work bag and that'll make me happier every day...my one now is shite.
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Default Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Having just arrived, hoping to settle in ......
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ladies, where can I buy Mulberry without having to brave Dubai Mall ?

and will she notice if I just go to Karama
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Default Re: What do you want for Christmas?

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ladies, where can I buy Mulberry without having to brave Dubai Mall ?

and will she notice if I just go to Karama
Burjuman @ Saks Fifth Avenue or Mall Of The Emirates or Boutique 1 on The Walk at the JBR

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Burjuman @ Saks Fifth Avenue or Mall Of The Emirates or Boutique 1 on The Walk at the JBR
puff !
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puff !
If you have a wife like mine mate , you get to know very very quickly that there's a difference between Primark and Gucci .

It's cheaper keeping a racehorse !
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The patience and willpower not to kill any of the extended family over the festive period will do me
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Some nice jewellery now the kids have got past the throwing it down the toilet stage
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Originally Posted by Sandboy View Post
ladies, where can I buy Mulberry without having to brave Dubai Mall ?

and will she notice if I just go to Karama
Harvey Nicks at MoE?
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Harvey Nicks at MoE?
you will find mulberry in the new boutique1 in the MOE in their new fashion area.
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