If you are tasked with buying a gift for a younger brother, uncle or perhaps your Dad you’ll be forgiven for being stuck for ideas. Ask the typical male what he wants for Christmas and you’ll often get a response along the lines of ‘anything will do’, which isn’t exactly helpful?
A lot of people really don’t know what they want until they get it and, despite assurances that the set of engraved cufflinks was just what they wanted, the look on their face will often betray their true feelings.
It can be tempting to go for the safe option but traditional Christmas gifts including ties, socks and handkerchiefs have long passed the status of cliché and could suggest a lack of thought on your own part.
However, with so many gadget and gift sites around on the internet there really is no excuse for not being imaginative or original; and with gift ideas starting at just a few pounds there will be an ideal gift to suit any pocket.
Top Gear gifts have been big sellers lately, partly due to the show’s enduring popularity and also because they are inexpensive but fun and original. Whether you choose a ‘Stig’ Soap-on-a-Rope, which costs just a couple of pounds, or a radio controlled car, costing around £50, you can be certain that your gift will raise and smile and be put to good use.
The Top Gear TV show has been around in one format or another since the late 1970’s and has become one of the BBC’s most successful franchises. What started as a simple car review show has evolved into something of a boy’s own adventure with regular features, stunts, races and adventures which boys and men alike would all want to emulate, if given the chance. In fact, ask your average man what he and his mates would do all day if money and resources were no object and he’ll probably describe a typical edition of the Top Gear TV show.
There is little doubt that if you have a younger brother, dad or uncle for who yo