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    Default Another Xmas gift help thread. Stuck!

    Our family does Kris Kringle and this year we have to buy for DH's uncle; and I am completely stuck for ideas- he is in his mid 50's, doesn't drink alcohol, is a long distance truck driver, lives in a sprawling country property and owns every item I can think of already... We are thinking about just giving him a gift voucher but that seems a little thoughtless to me...
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    How about an e-book/book on cd for him to listen to on the road.... Even he is not bookish there are some good sporty ones etc?

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    Maybe go to super smart and see what that have to plug into cigarette lights like kettle ect that he can use while traveling? Cd's new travel mug ect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeaAndToast View Post
    How about an e-book/book on cd for him to listen to on the road.... Even he is not bookish there are some good sporty ones etc?
    Ooh that is good! I hadn't thought of that. He does love his sport. Will check them out, thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emma 80 View Post
    Maybe go to super smart and see what that have to plug into cigarette lights like kettle ect that he can use while traveling? Cd's new travel mug ect.
    DH was thinking along those lines as well but I'm pretty sure his truck is already decked out- he even has a bed in the back!


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    Does he have an iPhone/iPad/iPod? You could get an iTunes voucher so he can buy more music/apps/books etc for it

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    DO you have any idea where he travels to in his truck. Maybe a nights accommodation at a hotel somewhere on his route, im sure he'll be happy to get out of his truck for a night. OR what about a travel esky for his truck to keep his lunch/drinks cold. Or wat about even a camp stove or something campy for the road.

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    I think the audio books are a great idea! I love them. Maybe a biography of his favourite team or sport or some of the Australian books are great too.

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