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The twelve days of terrible Christmas gifts

The twelve days of terrible Christmas gifts

We recently ran a Christmas-inspired survey to discover how people shop at Christmas (36 per cent opt for online), who they shop for, and how much time they spend looking for the perfect gift. Really though, we were just nosey and wanted to know some of the worst Christmas gifts people have ever received. Cue [...]

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We all need to come up for air from time to time and our large friends are no different.

Whales…they’re quite like us!

I recently experienced my first ever whale watching tour. This close encounter with the ‘large’ kind got me thinking…are we really that different? With the help of my friend Google I discovered that humans and whales have a great deal in common.

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Watch out Tony Hawk!

The Benefits of Skateboarding

Skateboarding is gaining popularity in many places around the world. Children, teens, and young adults alike are hitting their local skateboard shops for new skateboards or dusting off their old longboards and reviving vintage skateboard decks to get back into this exciting sport.

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Life Behind the Big Red Door

Life Behind the Big Red Door

We decided it was time to create our very own doco to capture what life is really like at RedBalloon with the help of Producer and cameraman Mark Waters from All Media Production. So we collaborated with our pro skater, rally car driver, pamper princesses and clown and basically told them to strut their stuff!

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What you don’t know about us…

What you don’t know about us…

Ok, so we have a confession to make. We are not your average online gifting retailer…we don’t have a deep dark past or anything, no skeletons in the closet, but there are a few strange truths about us that seem odd when considered in the context of where we are today: FACT #1: Dexter farts [...]

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