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Not going 'blue' for Father's Day - some thoughts and gift ideas...

Not going 'blue' for Father's Day - some thoughts and gift ideas...

It’s that time of the year again when shops go ‘blue’ and try convince us all that a dad’s DNA is made up, very specifically, of beer, golf, gard...
Introducing the new Tinker and Fix Hex Driver

Introducing the new Tinker and Fix Hex Driver

I couldn't find a Hex Driver that I liked... so we made our own.  Hex Drivers have that great combination of utility and beauty.  As always - func...
I wasn't quite on the right track this Christmas...

I wasn't quite on the right track this Christmas...

And just like that, Christmas is over. We’re putting our heads’ around packing away the Christmas decorations and looking towards a new year. We ...
£25 and under gifts

£25 and under gifts

I’m not allowed to buy things from a cheese, meat or fish counter, or fudge. An agreed rule between Edd and I – reason being I’m totally unable to...
Your £40 Christmas Fix

Your £40 Christmas Fix

One of our best Christmas moments last year was at Spitalfields market in London. We were happily chatting to people and selling stuff, when a woma...
10 great gifts for under £15 for the Tinkerer and Fixer....

10 great gifts for under £15 for the Tinkerer and Fixer....

We don’t know about you, but we seem to be lurching from ‘sod it, let’s have the best Christmas ever, we deserve it after the year we’ve all had’,...
Wish List for Christmas and birthday gift ideas for makers, menders and gardeners

We’ve only gone and launched a wish list….

It’s not one of those new-fangled, auto-bot website wish-lists. It’s a personalised wish list service. Just have a look through the website, choos...
Tinker and Fix Christmas robot - choosing conversation over an algorithm to pick Christmas presents

Why algorithms shouldn’t pick presents...

In the search for ‘Stocking Filler’ ideas for Christmas, our (organised and therefore shopping for Christmas VERY early) friend was surprised at t...
And fast-forwarding to 16 years later...

And fast-forwarding to 16 years later...

Genuinely – we couldn’t make this stuff up – the 16th wedding anniversary gift is….. wax. Who knew. No – seriously – who knew?!  Apparently it’s s...
Wedding gift ideas from Tinker and Fix

Rewinding 16 years...our favourite wedding gift

Given that we’re celebrating 16 years of marriage today, we’ve been thinking a lot about wedding gifts.  We didn’t ask for anything, we encouraged...
25th September - time to think about Christmas presents?

Well, if the BBC says it….

So, the BBC reports that ‘Shoppers are warned to shop early for Christmas or miss out’. The news lands today, September 25th, which is exactly thr...
Sometimes it’s the card that counts

Sometimes it’s the card that counts

We’re not big into cards. We don’t like sending them for the sake of sending them. Of course we conform to expectations and send them to family as ...