Spread the festive cheer with Guardian Weekend’s pick of the best stocking fillers, secret Santa gifts and very special presents for very special someones They might have life on Mars, but they certainly don’t have penguins. Support our flippered friends with this right-on tote, made from recycled plastic bottles. Protect the Planet bag ZSL, £3, shop.zsl.org In a world of conscious uncoupling, have an old-fashioned bitter union – or, at least, a stiff drink. Bitter Union bitters, £7, bitterunion.com A cool blue patterned planter that gets on great with spiky types like this guy, the euphorbia fruticosa inermis cactus. Blue geo print planter, £9.99, carandkitchen.co.uk The perfect present for budding linguists and les Scrooges alike, a parallel text of Dickens’ Christmas classic with the original English side-by-side with the French. Joyeux Noël. A Christmas Carol/Un Chant de Noël, €8.50, guardianbookshop.com Particularly British piccalilli: fun to say, great with cheese, hard to spell. Particularly British piccalilli, £3.80, tracklements.co.uk Retro seasonal sweeties for a festive pick-me-up. Mr Stanley’s mulled wine drops, £3.99, thehambledone.com A smart set of goalie gloves ...