• Bookmark this page

The Best Guide for the Portsmouth Area

Portsmouth news, reviews and local events in Portsmouth areas including Portsmouth, Cosham, Drayton, Farlington, Southsea, North End, and communities in Portsmouth.

Calendar of
Upcoming Events
Drayton MOT Centre Banner

Business Reviews

"Best butchers in Portsmouth!"
"Fantastic store for new and retro gaming"
"Beautiful shop with amazing customer service "
"Convenient, professional, great value service"
"The whole package for a great night out"

Testimonials

"Sanctuary Vets love working with AMA, mainly because of the phenomenal support and enthusiasm that is offered by Haley. We are a family run business surrounded by corporate veterinary practices whic..." more
- Sue Burden, Sanctuary Vetes
Loading...

Easy Access

Southsea Box Makes People's Day

Published: 15th April 2017 16:43

A mysterious benefactor is making people's day by hiding gifts to be found in the city every Friday.

The kind-hearted person responsible goes by the name of @SouthseaBox on Twitter. Each Friday, the person running the account tweets where people can find a 'Free Box Friday' full of goodies such as chocolates, toiletries and candles. Some of the places that the gifts have been found include Greens, Home Coffee and Smile Cafe. 

 A gift from @SouthseaBoxThe idea is a spin off from Free Art Friday where local artists hide pieces of art in the city that people can find and take home. 

Southsea Box said, "I just want people to enjoy them which is what has happened so far. They seem to be found by people who were having a bad day. In fact, one lady told us she was having a really good day when she found it so she gave it to someone who she knew needed a lift that day.

"I wanted to join in Free Art Friday but am not very arty so thought - what could I do? I am really good at shopping and buying presents for people so I thought 'how about buying presents for people I don't know'. That way I still get to shop and I can't resist a bargain. You can put such beautiful gifts together for just £10 or £15. I am good at packaging things too so they look fabulous."

For more information, follow @SouthseaBox on Twitter.

 

Bookmark and Share

Report this article as inappropriate

Comments

You need to log in before you can do that! It's only a quick registration process to join the AMA network and completely free.

Sign in or join now to post a comment
Find a Local Business
Loading...
Back to Top
© Copyright 2005-2017 AboutMyArea

AboutMyArea Privacy Policy

PO6: Portsmouth Home | News | Community | Classifieds | Business Directory | General Election 2017 | What's on in Portsmouth | Business Talk | Portsmouth People | Lifestyle | Have Your Say | Food and Drink | Competitions | Gallery | Days Gone By | Archives | Election 2016 | Contact Us
AboutMyArea: Home | Site Map | Contact AboutMyArea | Terms & Conditions | Community Guidelines | Franchise Opportunity | Help

About Cookies