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Sons 40th

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Cambia Thu 13-Sep-18 11:39:16

Lots of good ideas thank you! Think I had just got stuck. Michelin meal sounds good. There are some amazing restaurants in Montreal and he can’t afford Michelin!

M0nica Wed 12-Sep-18 21:25:10

surely you could order food or drink from a Canadian company online so that you have none of the problems of sending it. what about a cookery class of some kind?

crystaltipps Wed 12-Sep-18 21:20:12

A plane ticket for him to visit you?

Melanieeastanglia Wed 12-Sep-18 20:15:23

MawBroon has given you a good suggestion.

Does your son like the theatre? Is it possible to arrange theatre ticket gift card over the internet? You can do it in the UK so I feel certain it would be possible in Canada.

MawBroon Wed 12-Sep-18 20:08:03

If he is a foodie, how about a cookery/butchery/cheese making/etc experience day?

midgey Wed 12-Sep-18 20:01:44

Why not go for some sort of experience? We sent our son on a gliding experience, I not convinced he totally enjoyed it but at least it was different! He lives abroad so parcels are so complicated. Try a bit of googling.

Nanabilly Wed 12-Sep-18 19:57:07

If he's a foodie why not give him some vouchers to treat himself to a real Michelin star type night out . If you know which chef/s he admires then get vouchers for that chefs restaurant.

Cambia Wed 12-Sep-18 18:27:08

Help I am really stuck and hoping for inspiration from the grand! My son lives in Montreal and is 40 in November. I cannot think what to buy him for his birthday. At the moment he is very down in the dumps and insists he doesn’t want anything. He has not had a very good year with several things going wrong and is prone to depression. I really don’t want him to think we don’t care on his birthday as we do.

I am happy to spend about £200 (no moans grans please about the amount, this is what we spent on our other son). He is a real foodie, loves books and good wines but it is proving difficult to find something that I can post. Montreal is strict on alcohol, so I can’t post any alcohol out.

Would really appreciate any ideas?