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#Myfirsthero competition

As we get older, we realise that real heroes don’t have fancy capes or gadgets, but rather they are the people we look up to. Although dads don’t have x-ray vision or time travelling abilities, they play a much more important role. bidorbuy is dedicating Father’s Day to all the fantastic father figures out there, […]

The #bidorbuygifts competition

Follow @bidorbuy_co_za on Twitter and join the giving-receiving conversation!

What Dads want

Read to find out what Dads really want for Father’s Day. It may help you choose the right gift!

What Moms want

Read to find out what Moms really want for Mother’s Day. It may help you choose the right gift!

Favourite 5 gift ideas for toys

Still not sure what to buy this Christmas? Have a look at my favourite 5 gift ideas in the Toys & Hobbies Category. Hurry and get in your orders before it is too late!

Christmas tale à la bidorbuy

(Otherwise known as: If it can be bought, it can be bought on bidorbuy) Looking at the newest series of pretty banners on the home page, it occurred to us that they tell a picture story. It goes something like this: Banner 1: December is traditionally a gifting month. The bidorbuy Christmas Catalogue is […]

Dads and gifts

There is not such a thing as a perfect Father’s Day gift. There is, however, such a thing as a perfect gift for a specific dad. Every man (fathers included) is different and has different tastes and preferences. A do-it-yourself enthusiast will appreciate a new set of tools. A gadget lover will go gaga over […]

Valentine’s Day

As far as we know, Geoffrey Chaucer was the first who associated the St. Valentine’s Day with romantic love in writing. In his 1381 Parlement of Foules (The Parliament of Fowls) he says: For this was on seynt Volantynys day Whan euery bryd comyth there to chese his make. Or, translated into modern English: For […]