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Big boys' toys; Good things come in small packages, with the exception of one half of The Krankies and pickled sardines. Nathan Bevan presents a few fun things which are still dinky enough to fit in your pocket.

1 REFRESHMENT IS KEY Avoid chipping your teeth or wrecking your mum's antique Welsh dresser whenever you're left without a bottle opener and hankering for some libation. Disguised as a standard door key, the Key Bottle Opener can be added to a keyring to ensure you''ll always have a bottle opener handy. However, attempting to use it to get in the house at four in the morning after several ales might result in the neighbours calling the police.

| Key Bottle Opener, PS6.99, 2 FOODIE FUN NEVER get caught short on the cutlery front again with this fun pair of pewter keyrings - a fork with 'Love chips' engraved on it and a spoon which says 'Love ice cream'. No longer will you have to drive past a chippy, smell that lovely vinegar and batter aroma and not be able to do anything about it. Similarly a tub of raspberry ripple can be yours anytime, because you'll always be tooled up to tuck in. What's that - I could always eat with my hands, you say? Ugh, how terribly common.

| Take Away Food Keyrings, PS9.45, 3 GET A BUZZ ROLF Harris got all the credit, but the Stylophone was actually the brainchild of a Brit who stumbled upon the idea after botching a repair job on his niece's toy piano.

However, it was the bearded, wobble board-carrying Aussie's endorsement which made it a hit. A small black box with a metal strip for a keyboard played with a pen, it was hugely popular for something that sounded like a angry wasp stuck in a jar - and now it's back and small enough to hang off your belt. | Stylophone Keyring, PS7.99,
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Oct 2, 2012
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