The holidays

Ultimate Family Hideaways is the latest addition to David and Lucy Benton Jones's Ultimate collection. The couple personally select the hotels they recommend and aim to offer a comprehensive bespoke service. Go to ulti

The gear

One for the fluffy people in your life. Jessops has just added the Acme Made Fuzz Ball camera case to its collection. The fun synthetic fur exterior hides a strong, protective case for compact digital cameras. Price £15, go to

The book

Out now, The Good Hotel Guide 2010 features more than 800 establishments, from B&Bs to country-house hotels. User-friendly regional maps and quick lists of top recommendations enhance the longer reviews. Price £20, go to

The bargain

Save up to £175 on a holiday in Marrakech with Silk Steps. Departing on Saturdays until 31 December, a three-night stay at the centrally located Dar Zaman Riad costs from £230 per person, based on two sharing, including flights from Bristol, transfers and B&B. Go to