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The Hungry Toilet
The Hungry Toilet
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good, short bedtime read., 14 Aug 2014
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Downloaded this as a bedtime read for my 8 year old grandson. He giggled at it, and I enjoyed it too. It's a perfect length for a 'settling-down' time. There's another shorter poem at the end of the book as well, which is also fun.


All Occasions - Printable Amazon.co.uk Gift Certificate
All Occasions - Printable Amazon.co.uk Gift Certificate
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5.0 out of 5 stars Who wouldn't choose this for the teenager who appears to have everything!, 4 July 2014
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The easiest thing in the world to send to a sixteen year old grandson in Denmark! Sometimes it is just impossible to know what they really, really want so a Gift Certificate ensures that money isn't wasted on what they consider to be an appalling jumper which doesn't fit and in any event is in last year's (if not last decade's) colour.


Super King Size, Extra Deep (16"), CREAM , 200 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Fitted Bed Sheet by Viceroybedding
Super King Size, Extra Deep (16"), CREAM , 200 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Fitted Bed Sheet by Viceroybedding
Offered by Viceroy Bedding
Price: 10.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good value sheets, 3 Mar 2014
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I bought this for our six-foot bed with its deep mattress and it fits perfectly. It's only been washed once or twice and hasn't pilled or changed shape at all. So far, so good. Would buy from these suppliers again.


The Reformation
The Reformation
by Prof Patrick Collinson
Edition: Paperback
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4.0 out of 5 stars Useful guide, 3 Mar 2014
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I'm doing a module on the Reformation at University and this is a useful book for summarising some of the complicated events in an easy to assimilate way. There are loads of other books which are three or four times the length, but this book gives students a thoroughly good grounding and has a very comprehensive bibliography (by chapter, which is handy) at the end if you need to get even greater depth on a particular topic. Prof. Collinson also injects little elements of humour into his text, which is never a bad thing.


Outer Hebrides Guide Book
Outer Hebrides Guide Book
by Charles Tait
Edition: Paperback

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Really well laid out and comprehensive guide, 3 Mar 2014
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We're off to the Outer Hebrides for a break later this year and I bought this book to give us ideas as to routes/sights/hotels and so on and it has proved very useful. It has beautiful photographs as well. Obviously as we haven't actually been to the Hebrides yet I cannot vouch for the book's accuracy, but it looks super and has good maps.


Lavender Slumber Spray
Lavender Slumber Spray
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5.0 out of 5 stars This stuff is wonderful, 12 Dec 2013
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For all sorts of reasons, I have been sleeping badly recently and rather than take medication thought I would try this. I'm sure Zonko-pills would knock me out completely, but at least this spray made me relax and eventually nod off, which has been a great relief. Highly recommended.


The Regent of Aversa
The Regent of Aversa

1.0 out of 5 stars Appallingly badly written, even worse editing, 12 Dec 2013
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I was completely put off this book at the outset by the fact that the author's name is Ed Crowe on the cover and Ed Crow on the title sheet inside. If it can't even be consistent on that, what else, I wondered. The book is littered with spelling mistakes and poor grammar, and even though Robert Guiscard - the Count of Aversa - is one of my favourite historical characters. this book does him no service at all. If I could give it no stars, I would.


Top Value Jewelry- 925 Sterling Silver Double Star Pendant, Elegant Women Necklace 18K White Gold Plated, Free 18 Inch Snake Chain - Beautiful Frosted Look!
Top Value Jewelry- 925 Sterling Silver Double Star Pendant, Elegant Women Necklace 18K White Gold Plated, Free 18 Inch Snake Chain - Beautiful Frosted Look!

5.0 out of 5 stars Very pretty and good quality for the price, 28 Nov 2013
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It came direct from Hong Kong in the smallest package imaginable. I was amazed that it didn't get lost in the post somewhere. It did take quite a while to arrive (three weeks or so, I think) but was worth the wait. The combination of silver and gold means you can wear it with almost anything. It is not flimsy looking and the chain is quite sturdy. Good value for money.


LEGO Technic 9397 Logging Truck
LEGO Technic 9397 Logging Truck
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Price: 141.38

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 year old grandson was thrilled with this, 28 Nov 2013
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We thought it might be a tad too old for him, but he almost built it himself, with some grandpa-help on the really tricky bits. It has shot to the status of 'number one best favourite toy ever'. In fact a second Technic model is in the pipeline for his Christmas present. Can't get greater accolade than that. I would add that even at 8 he is a very experienced Lego builder, and the concentration needed to build it was too much for a 10 year old friend of his (whose talents obviously lie elsewhere). Very solid when it is completed as well.


VIKINGS: Fear and Faith
VIKINGS: Fear and Faith
by CAVILL PAUL
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Different slant on Vikings/Anglo-Saxon age, 28 Nov 2013
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I needed this book as part of research for a university degree and it was useful. Cavill writes very straightforwardly and covers complicated ground effectively. He also gives a number of A/S texts in translation which is very helpful - saves going back to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, Bede or whoever. Additionally, at the end there is a massive bibliography for each chapter of the book, without cluttering each page with long footnotes. Quite an original chapter covers questions and answers. So, for example you might be interested in learning the fate of the Lindisfarne Community (the first major attack by the Vikings) and Cavill has explained in two or three pages exactly what happened. It's no surprise to me at all that the author works in academia!


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