To daddy, with love

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate our fathers and across the world, people have come up with several traditions to mark this special day. Whether it is the Dia El Padre in Mexico, where dads need to take part in a 21-km race or the lavish barbecues of Brazil, which are fired up specially for the fathers of the neighbourhood, there are endless ways to observe the day and enjoy it.

If you are still looking for some ideas to make the day special for your dad, read on...

Catch a movie

Father of the Bride

If you are planning a movie marathon with your dad, Father of the Bride, starring Steve Martin, is one of those fuzzy, feel-good films that you must revisit with him. The movie is about George Banks who has a hard time letting go of his daughter, when she announces that she is engaged. As the wedding approaches he turns into the worst version of himself.

Step back in time

Finding Nemo

Sit back and slip back into some childhood moments with your dad as you watch Finding Nemo, the animation film that revolves around a meek clownfish who suddenly discovers that his son, Nemo has been abducted in the Great Barrier Reef. This warm and tender tale can never grow old, nor will we ever get too old to watch it.

Booked for the day

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

If you are looking for the perfect book to gift your father, here’s an unusual novel which will appeal to readers of all ages. It is the tale of A. J. Fikry, the rude and surly owner of a book store. When a mysterious package appears at the store one day, Fikry’s life changes forever. He discovers the joys of fatherhood and many other special relationships.

Don an apron

Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking by Gordon Ramsay

If your father is planning to help out in the kitchen or is a huge fan of the TV show
MasterChef, why not gift him a cookbook, that has been written by a man. Here’s a cookbook that will help him sharpen his culinary skills, and he will enjoy it as it has been written by one of the industry’s best chefs, the brilliant Gordon Ramsay.

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