I bought these for £7 at Urban Outfitters. They’re £17.50 at the Design Museum! I know where to look for presents.
I’ve painted a small heart on each, with red nail varnish – they are to be a wedding present for my friend’s sister.
…which you can get for £5 from Paperchase, or for £6 at Urban Outfitters you can get these fake tattoo sleeves…
…or Point It (£4.99), a godsend for travellers. There are hardly any words inside – just pictures sorted by type to aid communication between speakers of different languages.
Heal’s near Warren Street tube station also has a fantastic gifts section, especially around Christmas, but it’s usually a bit more expensive.
You have to admit that this calculator is cool. At £45 though, you really have to love novelty objects to buy it.