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What Dad Really Wants

Six super pressies we reckon he’d be happy unwrapping this Sunday


Only a few days left to get those finger-painted cards made and resign yourself to the fact that you’ll have to willingly give up the remote control and allow him to watch the footy all Sunday if he wants (damn it). Now we know you’ve already got it all organised and helped your small ones hand-craft a unique gift out of egg boxes and glitter to let that special man in their life know he’s their hero (haven’t you?). We’re just picking out what we reckon Dad would really love to have thrust into his still-not-awake face at 6am by a small loud thing jumping all over him. And – bonus – some of these can still be ordered online in time for them to arrive by D Day (hurry!). Or, you know, you could just go to a shop and buy him a Love You Dad mug and some Haribos, old-school-style.


Kids TOMS Oceana Watercolour TUrtles, £27.99 http://www.toms.co.uk/new-arrivals/oceana-watercolor-turtles-youth-classics Men's Blue Batik Classics, £39.99 http://www.toms.co.uk/featured-shops/blue-batik-mens-classics

Me and Mini Me: Men’s Blue Batik Classics, £39.99; Kids’ Oceana Watercolour Turtle classics, £27.99, both TOMS



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