Just had a look at the Amazon list above, and would like to offer some alternative suggestions for the more active lady, whos less bothered about designer labels and keeping on trend! Experiences: Track day on her favourite car or bike Hire her favourite car for the day Days clay pigeon shooting Trip to an open day at Bisley Days coarse fishing Quadbiking Archery Balloon Trip Reading: Complete works of Austen, Dickens, Trollope, Orwell Anything getting at least four mushroom heads or wine glasses in the Arrse Book Club (buy through Amazon to help arrse) A magazine subscription. Whether shes interested in history, astronomy, gardening, cars, biking, flower arranging or anything else, theres a magazine for it! CDs: Complete Smiley Radio four Boxed Set Goon Show, Round the Horne, Im Sorry I havent a Clue anything else from the Radio 4 CD collection. DVDs: My personal favourite Assault on Precinct 13 The Great Escape as its not shown on TV every year any more Boxed sets of CSI, NCIS, the Mentalist, Soap (the ultimate spoof of soaps), Cheers, Taxi Handy stuff: Tyre pump Jump Leads Car maintenance course Tool kit Her very own SHED Voucher(s) to get out of any household job at short notice Voucher(s) for a free night out while you look after the children Classes: Cookery Languages Aeorobics, pilates, yoga, gym, swimming and the TIME to do it! And finally, you can never go wrong with a case of decent champagne or a small item from Boodles catalogue!