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Charity Christmas Cards (ALM8087) In Aid Of The British Red Cross - Night Owl - Pack Of 8 Cards
Charity Christmas Cards (ALM8087) In Aid Of The British Red Cross - Night Owl - Pack Of 8 Cards

5.0 out of 5 stars Bought for the picture alone - gorgeous., 21 Dec 2014
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This picture of an owl is absolutely beautiful and sort of sums up Christmas, without being sickly. Excellent.


Charity Christmas Cards (ALM7656) In Aid Of Royal Marsden - Underneath A Christmas Tree - Pack of 8 Cards
Charity Christmas Cards (ALM7656) In Aid Of Royal Marsden - Underneath A Christmas Tree - Pack of 8 Cards
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Price: £5.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent cards, 21 Dec 2014
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Always a sucker for cards with cats on them! Very good quality cards, and jolly drawing. What's not to like?


Guide To The Architecture Of London
Guide To The Architecture Of London
by Edward Jones
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful book, 21 Dec 2014
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There is so much in London that you either wander past without even seeing, or ponder on without being able to put the architecture in context, and this book really helps to sort it out. Laid out helpfully in districts, so it's easy to plan a walk round a specific area. Masses of colour photographs and maps.


Medici Charity Christmas Cards (MED6888) Pack Of 8 Cards - 12 Days Of Christmas - In aid of the following Charities: Marie Curie Cancer Care, Parkinsons, CLIC Sargent, Oxfam, Lifeboats, Macmillan
Medici Charity Christmas Cards (MED6888) Pack Of 8 Cards - 12 Days Of Christmas - In aid of the following Charities: Marie Curie Cancer Care, Parkinsons, CLIC Sargent, Oxfam, Lifeboats, Macmillan
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Price: £5.80

5.0 out of 5 stars Very nice cards, 21 Dec 2014
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Good quality cards, humorous drawing, which is a bit different to the usual robins, snowflakes etc. Good purchase.


Homescapes - Organic - 400 Thread Count - Double - Fitted Sheet - 100% Egyptian Cotton - Anti Dust mite and Anti Allergen - Superior Percale - Excellent for Summers
Homescapes - Organic - 400 Thread Count - Double - Fitted Sheet - 100% Egyptian Cotton - Anti Dust mite and Anti Allergen - Superior Percale - Excellent for Summers
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Price: £35.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Worth buying - good quality., 11 Oct 2014
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This sheet seems to be very good quality, and fits the deep mattress it was bought for perfectly. Haven't washed it yet, but hopefully it will maintain its good looks for a long time. Good purchase.


The Cornish Coast Murder (British Library Crime Classics)
The Cornish Coast Murder (British Library Crime Classics)
Price: £4.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Long gone England brought to life in an easy to read story, 11 Oct 2014
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A very old-fashioned (obviously!) crime story. Nothing in here to upset the most timorous maiden aunt, and all the better for it. Well written, and gives the reader a sense of a long gone Britain, full of vicars with time on their hands to play amateur detective and avuncular policemen who were only too happy to be assisted by amateur sleuths (such as afore-mentioned Vicar). I doubt whether many readers would have worked out who-dun-it in advance, so it repaid reading to the end to find out. Well written and a cosy, comforting read.


Birkenstock Unisex - Adults Amsterdam Clogs & Mules Light Grey EU 41 (normal)
Birkenstock Unisex - Adults Amsterdam Clogs & Mules Light Grey EU 41 (normal)
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Price: £31.07

5.0 out of 5 stars If there's one thing you can trust in life, it's a pair of Birkies, 9 Oct 2014
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This is my second pair of Birkie Amsterdam slippers and I absolutely adore them. They are utterly reliable in size and quality of manufacture and last for years. They are also solid enough to nip out into the garden in, without falling to pieces if they get a little bit damp. Brilliantly warm, wouldn't be without them.


Chinese Account of the Opium War
Chinese Account of the Opium War
Price: £0.39

4.0 out of 5 stars A good contrast to the British colonial view of the Opium Wars., 21 Sep 2014
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Interesting - but only if you know something about the Opium Wars already..... It's relatively uncommon to find nearly contemporaneous accounts from the Chinese viewpoint of events so significant as the Opium Wars, and this book is helpful in putting forward the deep sense of resentment held by the Chinese as a result of the British actions in infecting China with the curse of opium in the 1830s/1840s. It details well the actions taken by Commissioner Lin to try and hold back the British, without initially a full scale war (which Lin knew the Chinese couldn't win) and also, to some extent, the bewilderment of the Chinese who found it hard to understand why the British didn't play by the same rules as the Chinese did. A short book, but a very useful adjunct to gung-ho British accounts of this shameful period.


Kipling Women's Garan Shoulder Bag K1517611W Pink Coral
Kipling Women's Garan Shoulder Bag K1517611W Pink Coral
Price: £59.20

5.0 out of 5 stars My new best favourite bag!, 6 Sep 2014
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Brilliant - as ever. I have about six Kipling bags - different shapes, different sizes, different colours and this one is my new favourite. The zipper flap makes a really big pocket when opened up - big enough for A4 notebooks, tablets etc. and the zipped main internal section has heaps of room as well. I love the canvas shoulder strap which doesn't dig into my shoulder, and it's long enough to go cross-body as well. Beautifully made, as all Kipling bags are - in fact the perfect everyday bag to carry my clutter about. Thanks, Kipling. And I love the coral colour as well, it really stands out.


Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor, Style-No. 71061, Women Thong Sandals, Mocca Nubuk, EU 41, normal width
Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor, Style-No. 71061, Women Thong Sandals, Mocca Nubuk, EU 41, normal width
Price: £49.94

5.0 out of 5 stars What's not to love with Birkies?, 22 Aug 2014
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I have never been disappointed with Birkies, and I have loads of pairs. I love the built-in arch supports which help my (flat!) feet enormously. They are very well made and sturdy enough for rough ground. Typically my Birkies last four or five years before they die of exhaustion, which makes them very good value. And I wear them day in and day out for most of the year. Once you know exactly what size and width fits you best, then ordering on-line is a doddle.


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