Mother’s Day Lifesavers: What To Buy
- Personalised David Bowie Pictorial Book, £69.95, Prezzybox.com
The world was rattled by the death of pop music, fashion and film icon David Bowie, and there’s little we can do to ease the pain. This carefully put together looks through 45 years of real newspaper articles concerning his maddest and baddest moments, right up to the time of his death, with a personalised message. A truly special present that will never be forgotten, much like its subject.
2. Letterbox Bouquet, from £20, Bloom & Wild
Just because you don’t live close by, doesn’t mean you can’t spoil her. Send a stunning bouquet that’ll fit through any letterbox (arranging instructions included), with same day delivery. Sorted.
3. Breakfast in Bed Basket, £65, Marc Patisserie
Filled with a delectable collection of Marc Patisserie’s finest offerings, this beautiful basket includes bicolour croissants and authentic madelines; plus an exquisite raspberry tart. Head chocolatier Stephen Gleinster has also expertly created an exclusive box of tea infused chocolates. Divine.
3. Bob’s Burger’s Card, £2, Etsy
“Mum, are you having a lovely day?” “YES I AAAAAAAAMMMMMM!”
5. Chocolate Cake, £31.95, Hummingbird Bakery
Perfect for family get-togethers, Hummingbird have got Mother’s Day all tied up this year.
6. Lamplighter Calligraphy Class, £80, Lamplighterlondon.com
Modern calligraphy is all the rage in this city obsessed with old-school pursuits turned new, and we’re quite frankly a little obsessed with the beautifully crafted calligraphy lessons put on by Lamplighter London. You’ll be given a unique calligraphy set, modern quill, ink and paper, plus a two course lunch between two and a half hours of helpful hints from an experienced calligrapher. All in the stunning Town Hall Hotel in Bethal Green – so gorgeous you’ll want to stick around to explore afterwards.