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Present ideas for 36yo woman please?

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GoodQueenWenchEatsLess Mon 14-Nov-16 17:58:04

I'm trying to come up with a gift idea for my 36yo female close relative - which should be easy as it's more or less my age so therefore I should know what sort of thing to get. Except our circumstances are very different - she is single, no children, shares house with another family member. Used to be an avid traveller but not in last few years. Likes gardening / nature / being outdoors. Any suggestions please? Budget £20ish. Thanks :-)

LikeSilver Mon 14-Nov-16 18:46:35

Countryfile Magazine subscription? 6 months for £15.99 here.

goose1964 Mon 14-Nov-16 19:20:13

Quality scarf?poss cashmere mix

KC225 Mon 14-Nov-16 20:37:46

Wax seal stamp set from amazon plus beautiful writing paper

BikeRunSki Mon 14-Nov-16 20:50:01

Lovely warm socks if she's outdoorsy.
Smartwool and Bridgedale make good ones. I work outside a lot, and play outside a lot. Can never have too many warm socks - high wool
content a must.

doodlejump1980 Mon 14-Nov-16 20:52:42

How about the Tim Peake book? Amazing pictures from space. It's what I'm asking for smile

JoyceDivision Mon 14-Nov-16 20:53:35

Atlas Obscura, brilliant quirky book about far flung places?

QuackDuckQuack Mon 14-Nov-16 21:12:58

Molten Brown handwash. Smells gorgeous, gets used up slowly, so doesn't add to clutter, but lasts long enough to feel good.

Bumplovin Mon 14-Nov-16 21:14:18

Id agree with the Molton brown it's always a treat (im her age)

GoodQueenWenchEatsLess Mon 14-Nov-16 22:03:25

Lots of suggestions! Thank you ... off to have a proper look at them all :-)

traviata Mon 14-Nov-16 23:28:45

Good secateurs (you get what you pay for, so up to your budget).

A lovely bag of bulbs from Sarah Raven.

A personalised Ordnance Survey map centred on her home.

A beautiful pot for planting things in.

Gardening gloves.

A brilliant little knife, eg Opinel brand.

<<whoops, that appears to be my Christmas wish list>>

WeeM Mon 14-Nov-16 23:35:06

If she wears hats, Barts have some gorgeous ones for about £20-25. Or if she's into makeup-an eyeshadow palette or similar. Or some Laura mercier hand cream-they used to do a delicious smelling creme brûlée one, not sure if still available.

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