As you may know, ‘Mr Oakleigh’ now writes a regular column in the luxury lifestyle magazine ‘The Norwich Resident’ (http://www.norwichresident.co.uk).
In December 2014 the article was entitled ‘Father Christmas’ and is reproduced for you here:
I’m guessing that this festive season there’s one burning question that you want me to answer:
“Which watch should Father Christmas choose?”
Because of the necessity to tell the time right across the world in one night, St Nick should really consider the Bremont ALT-1 Worldtimer. This stunning English made watch shows global time zones using the International Landing Location so there’s no excuse for any Christmas morning disappointments.
Even Jolly Old Elves can get into a fix sometimes and if Santa hit trouble on Christmas Eve he would be grateful for this Breitling Emergency. The Emergency has a dual frequency transmitter which serves both to issue alerts and to guide search and rescue missions. Just push the big button and a Sea King helicopter really will come, so he really shouldn’t be tempted to pass it around the elves in the pub.
And finally, this Tudor Prince has been on display in London this week because it was part of the British North Greenland Expedition in 1952 with whom it went to the North Pole and back. It was then forgotten about until its original owner found it in his kitchen drawer in April 2014. Just the thing for a Snow Dweller…