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Name something wow to buy my hubby for his 50th next week please!!! (Sorry for posting here!)

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mummatoone Sat 22-Aug-09 17:38:34

First off sorry for posting here but noone is answering on other thread!!!

Hubby is 50th next week and I want to get him some wow pressies any ideas?

MadBadandDangerousToKnow Sat 22-Aug-09 17:42:02

Tell us more. What are his interests? Sporty? Foodie? Arty? Bookish? Travel? Also (sorry to be so vulgar) what's your budget?

Acinonyx Sat 22-Aug-09 19:11:54

I've got a couple of the cheaper items from here and secretly lust aftersome of the more expensive toys:

http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/index.jsp

Acinonyx Sat 22-Aug-09 19:12:30

PS dh is 50 next year so interested in the idea!

MadBadandDangerousToKnow Sat 22-Aug-09 21:17:07

My best gift ever (in dh's eyes) was probably the Swiss Army Knife. Has he got one of those? Or a wind-up torch?

<<Realises this makes MadBadBloke sound like a 50-year old Boy Scout>>

mummatoone Sun 23-Aug-09 21:24:28

IVe found an experience in an Aston Martin which I think he would likesmile

Slickbird Sun 23-Aug-09 21:42:30

Helicopter trip if you can afford. Is fab. You can usually get one in your area for around 75 -95 pound. If he's not been in one before he'll love it. Good Luck.

Littlefish Sun 23-Aug-09 21:56:29

What's your budget?

luckylady74 Sun 23-Aug-09 22:02:39

I'm going to hire local arthouse cinema for dh - they will show his favourite film,get lots of tickets and it'll be in the programme and everything!

I would like to 'fly' in that windtunnel in milton keynes - safe skydiving is my kind of fun.

I think I read a survey that said that experiential gifts have much more potential for pleasure than material things.

Slickbird Sun 23-Aug-09 22:59:14

Oooh, what a fab idea Lucky re; the arthouse cinema. I'm going to remember that one! smile

NoWookinFurries Sun 23-Aug-09 23:09:13

If you are going for the driving experience google 'Drivers Dream Days' or Prodrive - my DH had a 40th present with them and they were fab - very professional and efficient - we went to the circuit in Kenilworth

Littlefish Sun 23-Aug-09 23:17:18

We did the cinema thing for a friend's 40th birthday. It was fantastic! Late afternoon showing of his favourite film, with lots of wine/beer/snacks. Then, off to a great restaurant for a lovely meal.

Klaw Sun 23-Aug-09 23:19:16

Hot Air Balloon trip

mummatoone Mon 24-Aug-09 09:56:53

'Drivers Dream Days' or Prodrive -just checked this out and ther are soooo many to choose from - Im goign to do the Aston Martin one but not sure which one to choose -any ideas? Also there are 1-2 hours or 3-4 hours which is best do you think?

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