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Letter to Barbara: A short story
Letter to Barbara: A short story
Price: 1.84

5.0 out of 5 stars A gripping tale, 25 Jun 2014
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This is really great little story. We all have problems with our parents from time to time: but, oh my!


Answers from Ghosts: A short story
Answers from Ghosts: A short story
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Poetic turn of phrase, 7 Feb 2014
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This story is full of lyricism and beautiful descriptions. The reader is taken on a glorious walk through the winter countryside - but where does it lead? The clue's in the title! Great little tale.


Brit Guide New York 2012: The Only Guidebook Re-written Every Year
Brit Guide New York 2012: The Only Guidebook Re-written Every Year
by Amanda Statham
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.86

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The only guide book to the Big Apple you need, 17 Oct 2011
Like all the Brit Guides, this updated NY edition is full of the insider information that really inspires trust. Not only are there tips from the authors, but also contributions from 'New Yorkers in the know', that give hints and wrinkles that can save you time and money - and steer you towards sights that you might otherwise miss. Do you know any other guide that would tell you where to find a bar in Hell's Kitchen that gives its patrons free hotdogs?!


Storing Home Grown Fruit and Veg: Know How
Storing Home Grown Fruit and Veg: Know How
by Caroline Radula-Scott
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.04

4.0 out of 5 stars It's not just about chutney!, 2 Sep 2011
There's a lot of information in this handy little book. If, like me, you are new to veg gardening and suddenly find you have a glut of homegrown goodies you don't know what to do with, you're sure to find the answer here. Beginners need to read the front half of the book carefully, where all the methods are given. Then you can go to the incredibly comprehensive A-Z section, find your fruit or veg and then choose what to do with it: not just jam and pickles, but storing, drying, freezing, bottling, preserving, juicing and wine-making. The instructions are straightforward and can easily be adapted to whatever you are harvesting. And they're imaginative, too - next time you've got too many beetroots, don't just boil them and stick them in vinegar, put them into chocolate muffins!


The Brilliant Cocktail Concept: Bottle by Bottle You Build a Cocktail Bar
The Brilliant Cocktail Concept: Bottle by Bottle You Build a Cocktail Bar
by Charles of the Ritz
Edition: Paperback
Price: 4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bringing back the paper parasol!, 25 Jan 2011
Finally I've discovered a good use for that bottle of dry sherry left over from Christmas: add some rum and a splash of lime juice and suddenly you have a Quarter Deck cocktail. You don't have to have an array of strange-looking liqueurs to make a delicious tipple (although it helps!). All you need is this book and you are bound to find something you can make with the drinks you already have, and then just add the appropriate mixers and a cherry or two! You could start on day one and make a different drink each day, gradually building up your cocktail cabinet, or you could fix something for a special occasion. Whatever your approach, this book is clearly laid out with simple instructions and colourful illustrations.


Brit Guide - Which Ski Resort - Europe: Our Top 50 Recommendations
Brit Guide - Which Ski Resort - Europe: Our Top 50 Recommendations
by Pat Sharples
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.02

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy-to-use guide, 24 Jan 2011
The best thing about this book is that it has 'Top 5' lists, so that instead of having to plough through the whole thing looking for the best place to take a gang of friends, for instance, or where to go for a bit of celeb-spotting, you can go straight to the details of places that really suit your needs. As well as the old favourites - St Anton, Verbier, Kitzbuhel, etc - there are some resorts that are often overlooked, which means that even seasoned skiers will find this book useful. It's packed with really practical information on getting there, lift passes, hotels and restaurants, which you would expect, but there are tips on safety and buying equipment, too.


Brit Guide to Orlando 2011 (Brit Guides)
Brit Guide to Orlando 2011 (Brit Guides)
by Simon Veness
Edition: Paperback

22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Make the most of your time in Orlando, 6 Dec 2010
The first time you go to Orlando, if you don't know what to expect you will be completely overwhelmed; you'll come back tired, broke - and probably frustrated that you've missed some of the best bits. This guide is a brilliant help when it comes to planning your trip, so that you can really make the most of every moment. It shows you how to prioritise, how to plan each day so that you miss the biggest crowds and is full of tips to make your dollars go further. It also makes suggestions on what to miss out, if you're short of time, and stresses the value of taking some time simply to chill out by the pool. It is supposed to be a holiday, after all! A really comprehensive book, particularly for first-time visitors.


Letters to Daddy: A Doggy's Tale Told in the Emails of Lady Corrie-Rex Arabella Jayne
Letters to Daddy: A Doggy's Tale Told in the Emails of Lady Corrie-Rex Arabella Jayne
by P.K. Bell
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Shaggy dog story, 1 April 2010
This is a lovely story that is cute, but not too cute. Not only will youngsters enjoy the tail/tale, but adults will enjoy reading it aloud to them. There are enough puns and references to keep the grown-ups amused while their audience gets involved in the story. Add to this some photos of the 'real' Corrie, and you've got a great little book on your hands.


Bumper Pub League Quiz Book (Quiz Masters of Great Britain)
Bumper Pub League Quiz Book (Quiz Masters of Great Britain)
by Quiz Masters of Great Britain
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.84

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars How clever are you?, 25 Feb 2010
If you watch a lot of quiz shows and go to plenty of pub quizzes, eventually you will start to hear the same questions. But this book truly is a bumper edition. There are questions on a huge range of subjects of varying degrees of difficulty, and there is loads of stuff that will be new to even the die-hard quizzer. The layout of the book is really easy to follow, with rules for 'proper' pub quiz leagues, but also options for those who want a more informal session - or even to dip in on their own to test their brain-power with the quickfire questions. Those who like to show off will find plenty of fodder, but there also questions that younger or less-experienced quizzers can tackle, as well as those that can be guessed with a bit of basic general knowledge and a dollop of luck. There are hundreds of questions to go at, making this book great value.


Andy Matthews' Greatest Haunts: Don't Believe in Ghosts? Read the Stories of the Ghosts We Recorded!
Andy Matthews' Greatest Haunts: Don't Believe in Ghosts? Read the Stories of the Ghosts We Recorded!
by Andy Matthews
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.92

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Spooky stuff!, 25 Feb 2010
I don't believe that ghosts exist. And yet, there is something in the tales in this book that makes me wonder if perhaps I should reconsider. Andy Matthews and his team are matter-of-fact about the strange things they have seen and heard, and their investigations are carried out in a scientific, straightforward manner. They approach each case with an open mind, as happy to prove that there is no haunting as to find that there is. So if you like a mystery and can keep your mind as open as Andy & Co, then this is the book for you.


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