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12 Gift Ideas for Christmas 2021

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12 Gift Ideas for Christmas 2021

Welcome to this years 2021 Gift Ideas journal post - last years post proved so popular that it may now become an annual thing! If, like me, you'd prefer to give your loved ones thoughtful gifts which are a little bit different while also supporting a small independent business, I hope these ideas give you a little inspiration.

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12 Gift Ideas for Christmas 2020

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12 Gift Ideas for Christmas 2020

It's that time of year again! Whether you have already made some inroads into your Christmas shopping, or you still have a long way to go, I've put together a list of thoughtful gift ideas to give you some inspiration for your Christmas shopping, and there's something for everyone on your list.

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They are fantastic! But what are Hammam towels?

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They are fantastic! But what are Hammam towels?

The rich history of the hammam towel (or pestemal or fouta) goes back hundreds of years, to a time when the bathhouses (hammams) of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries were the places to go - similar to a steam room or sauna, they were used as places to socialise as well as somewhere to get clean. A hammam towel was used as a wrap around the body while using these public baths.  From their traditional origins, hammam towels have now made their way to pools, beaches, gyms and picnic baskets, and have become very popular as a practical alternative to a 'towelling'...

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