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My Christmas Wish List for 2013

Updated on November 10, 2013

This is a wish list of what I would like for Christmas 2013

So about now, people are asking "What do you want for Christmas?". So, to make it easier for those wanting to buy for me, and maybe inspire others who may be struggling for ideas, I have created this lens as a Christmas Wish List of things that I would like. The items will be in no particular order as to preference.

So what does a 38 year old married Father of 3 (Actually 5, but that's a long story) want for Christmas?

(Obviously a jackpot winning lotto ticket would be nice!!)

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Christmas List Question

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What's on your List?

I'm Dreaming of a.........

New Car

New House


Well, no harm in dreaming, and you never know what Santa can do!!

Now onto the real list....

Christmas Lists - Books - Books are awesome!!

Books. For me, you can't really go wrong with them as a Christmas Gift. As long as you stick to subject matter that I enjoy. Which is fairly broad in range. World War 1, World War 2, Vietnam War, (Particularly War memoirs) thrillers, crime, that sort of thing. And especially Stephen Hunter novels. featuring Bob Lee Swagger and now Ray Cruz.

Then there are Photography Books, How-to books (if I could decide what I wanted to learn to do, these would be awesome) and many more besides. But I will not put up an exhaustive list, just a selection of my top choices.

Soft Target: A Thriller (Ray Cruz)
Soft Target: A Thriller (Ray Cruz)

Dead Zero is Ray Cruz's introduction novel. Soft Target is his first adventure out by himself. Not read it yet, but can't wait. Stephen Hunter is a genius writer

The Third Bullet: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel (Bob Lee Swagger Novels Book 8)
The Third Bullet: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel (Bob Lee Swagger Novels Book 8)

OK, the release date for this is January 2013, so no chance for Christmas. But I have a birthday in February, so a little heads up happening here.....


New Laptop

My old Laptop is starting to run a bit slow, so I looked for a new one. And found Alienware!! (Edited 11/10/12 : OK, so I couldn't wait and went and bought the Alienware M17XR4 laptop. Bloody awesome machine. Super fast with changeable color backlit keyboard.)

Dell Alienware M17x R3 Quad Core i7 Win 7 17.3" HD Bluetooth WiFi Laptop
Dell Alienware M17x R3 Quad Core i7 Win 7 17.3" HD Bluetooth WiFi Laptop

Isn't it just beautiful? Love it, love it, love it!!!! Not sure I will even use it, just sit and stare at it!!


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iTunes Gift Cards

I like Apps, Games and Music, so these are ideal

Photography Equipment

Photography is a passion and I am always after new bits of kit, especially new lenses. Here a few bits I would like. Having said that, I know my wife prefers me to buy my own, to make sure I get what I want (I can be very specific when it comes to cameras and lenses, which makes it very difficult for anyone to buy these as gifts for me. Sorry people)

One of my Favorite Christmas Movies

I know, pretty sad, but Home Alone would be one of my favorite Christmas Movies. Most likely because it is laugh out loud funny at times, and a bit violent. And what guy out there, when he was a kid, wouldn't have loved to have been in Kevin's situation ( and come out of it the same way)

Tools - A man has GOT to have tools!!

Dremel 4000-6/50 120-Volt Variable-Speed Rotary Tool with 50 Accessories
Dremel 4000-6/50 120-Volt Variable-Speed Rotary Tool with 50 Accessories

Speeds from 5,000 to 35,000 RPM

Compatible with all Dremel accessories and attachments

Includes 50 accessories

360-degree grip zone for control in any position

Deluxe carrying case included


Big Boys Toys

I'm a bloke, of course I love toys, and why is it that the toys nowadays seem SOOO much better than the toys we had as kids?

1/16 Remote Control Advanced Metal Upgrade German Tiger I Tank RC Ready to Run
1/16 Remote Control Advanced Metal Upgrade German Tiger I Tank RC Ready to Run

1/16 Taigen Advanced Metal RC Tank - Tiger Camo.

Special paint job, Strengthened metal chassis

Metal caterpillars, Metal drive wheel and idle wheel, Metal gearbox, Shock absorbers

Painted commander, Metal pull rope, Metal network


Gun Alarm Clock. - Wake up with a bang!!

So want one of these!!!

iPhone Flying Toys - and other accessories


My phone is cool and I have always been into helicopters, so why not combine the two?!


Jack Daniels

Jack Daniels is by far my favorite drink, so here are a few Jack Daniels branded items that are available

Toiletries - Got to be clean and smell nice for Chrissie!!

Joop! By Joop! For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 4.2 Fluid Ounces
Joop! By Joop! For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 4.2 Fluid Ounces

My very favorite aftershave. And my wife likes it too, which is good news!

SEKI EDGE G-3022- Adonis Grooming Kit (7 pcs.)
SEKI EDGE G-3022- Adonis Grooming Kit (7 pcs.)

Unsightly hair needs removing? Need a tidy up on the big day? Then why not this great grooming kit?



I love Australia and my wearing t-shirts with Australian designs on shows it. I keep meaning to get some, but have never got around to it. So, why not ask for some for Christmas

Gift Cards

Not everyone's idea of a great gift, but if you just can't decide, they make a great alternative and allow the recipient to purchase what they want.

TV and Movie's

Letters from Iwo Jima / Flags of Our Fathers (Five-Disc Commemorative Edition)
Letters from Iwo Jima / Flags of Our Fathers (Five-Disc Commemorative Edition)

A duel masterpiece from Clint Eastwood. Each movie tells the story of Iwo Jima in WW2 from either side.


PC Games

Here are a few PC Games I like the look of but have not yet played

Assassin's Creed III - PC
Assassin's Creed III - PC

As a Native American assassin, eliminate your enemies with guns, bows, tomahawks, and more!

From bustling city streets to the chaotic battlefields, play a critical role in the most legendary events of the American Revolution including the Battle of Bunker Hill and Great Fire of New York.

Experience the truth behind the most gruesome war in history: the American Revolution.

Introducing the Anvil Next game engine, the stunning new technology that will revolutionize gaming with powerful graphics, lifelike animations, immersive combat, and advanced physics.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 [Download]
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 [Download]

From the Manufacturer

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is First-person Shooter rooted in a fictional, but ultra realistic near-future conflict of mostly American forces with those of the Russian Federation around the globe"


Did you get any ideas from my list? Or do you already know what you want? I would love to hear what is on your list, I might have missed something!!!

What do you want for Christmas?

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      6 years ago

      My wish list to read is about Dead Zero.

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      6 years ago

      a red ryder carbine-action 200 shot range model air rifle. anyone? anyone? ok.

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      6 years ago


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      Sandy Dell 

      6 years ago from Lenore, Idaho

      I like that Mustang you have near the top of the page!!

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      6 years ago

      Fun little safe to keep annoying sibblings out of your stuffð

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      6 years ago

      apple shaped tv!!I think this is cool.

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      Kumar P S 

      6 years ago

      Great ideas ! Thanks for sharing.

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      6 years ago

      You have highlighted a great selection of gifts on your Christmas Wish List for 2012, for sharing. *Blessed*

    • bernie74 lm profile image

      bernie74 lm 

      6 years ago

      Great Lens, with some great ideas. I really wish I could grant your Number 1 wish for you. But you never know what may happen. xxx

      Blessed by a Squid Angel!

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      6 years ago

      Lots of wants for Christmas. I know now what to get you. Thanks for making such an awesome len.


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