June 6, 2012  12:30 PM

What a mug! Sip your beverage of choice with the aid of a hashtag

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Business, home, Mug, shopping

Downtime is sure you, like us, wished buying presents for people was as easy as buying for a chocoholic. We know all too well that there are only so many pairs of socks you can buy for a person before they start harbouring genuine resentment toward you. 


May 14, 2012  11:10 AM

The end of rectangular boobs

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
basics, Bras, Breast, Clothing, shopping, Undergarments

Downtime is proud that the headline for this post not only spells out what the content is about but that it is also one of the weirdest you will read this week. Probably. We don't know what else you read in your spare time. 

Before we tell you what JoeyBra have...

April 15, 2012  10:24 PM

They don’t make ’em like they used to

Confused of Wallington Profile: Confused of Wallington
arts, Point-and-click, shopping, Tootsie, YouTube

While the digital age may be a forward-looking one, Downtime is glad of the connections to the past captured in the various formats of Web 2.0. For example, this backwards glance - the 50 worst album covers of...

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January 24, 2012  2:04 PM

Website launched to help people profit from failed relationships

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Australia, Ebay, health, London, relationship, shopping, Website

A website has been launched to help people make a bit of cash to cheer them up after a relationship breakdown.

The aptly named provides a marketplace for people to rid themselves of...

June 19, 2008  10:50 AM

Another shopaholic IT consultant exposed on TV

rfroley Profile: rfroley
IT professional, shopaholic, shopping, spending

Do all IT consultants have more money than sense? BBC Three's Shopping is My Life has, erm, shopped another retail-addicted IT professional to the nation. And this time it's a bloke.

IT consultant Andy Nicolau is the latest...

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