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Tacwise 140/12mm Stainless Steel Staples (Box of 2000)
Tacwise 140/12mm Stainless Steel Staples (Box of 2000)
Price: £6.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Brand, 3 Jan. 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
These staples are from Tacwise, who in my opinion are a brand leader in staples, nails and the guns.
These staples are stainless steel which will give them a life time use.
With the gun these staples drive into most wood surfaces.
They can be used for a host of diy uses around the house, garage or garden area.

Great price on amazon

Recommended


The French for Christmas
The French for Christmas
by Fiona Valpy
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delicious French Cooking, Wonderful Descriptions, Rich & Vivid Writing & a Bradley Cooper lookalike!, 30 Dec. 2014
Evie is not looking forward to Christmas this year. In the last twelve months she has lost her baby, her husband and her cooking mojo. She can't face the fun and glitz of Christmas so she decides to get away, to France for peace, quiet and some healing space. She's an American with Irish and French roots.

At first in the countryside there is no rural tranquillity with a crowing rooster, screeching owl, barking dog and a midnight mechanic for a neighbour! But when Evie browses the local market with the wonderful sights and smells she gradually begins to feel inspired to start cooking again.....and start healing.

She meets her neighbours, including the dishy local locum doctor, a Bradley Cooper lookalike....and her heart starts to heal as well as her culinary skills.

The writing is so rich and vivid, I especially enjoyed the parts where Evie is reminiscing about her childhood memories such as skating on the lake in the middle of winter with her sister and her mother.

If you love French cooking, there are lots of delicious recipes dotted throughout the book. If you love the French countryside, there are some lovely descriptions of the village setting. This is the sort of book that's perfect for losing yourself in during the long winter nights, it's like a cosy jumper to wrap around yourself keeping you snug and warm. I loved it!


McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2015 - 3 PC (PC) [Frustration-Free Packaging]
McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2015 - 3 PC (PC) [Frustration-Free Packaging]
Price: £32.21

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars McAfee Antivirus Plus, 29 Dec. 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I have been running this McAfee Antivirus system for a few days now.

The installation is straight forward. The system runs in real time without any noticeable loss of speed.
It has all the usual features you would expect and require of a good antivirus product.

In my opinion it is a good price for a leading antivirus product, and with this you can use it on up to three PC's.

I would recommend buying this rather than renewing on line.( Sorry pc world !!!! )


Together for Christmas
Together for Christmas
by Carol Rivers
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.75

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sweet, Poignant, Touching, 24 Dec. 2014
This review is from: Together for Christmas (Paperback)
I read Carol Rivers novel A Wartime Christmas last year and really enjoyed it, that was set in the 2nd World War, in Together for Christmas the story starts at the beginning of the 1st World War, and is just as heart-warming and entertaining.

We first meet Flora and Hilda in London's Hyde Park watching in disbelief as excited young men were revelling in the thought of joining the army and going off to war.

"Just look at them silly chaps!' exclaimed Hilda Jones, Flora's best friend. 'You'd think Britain had won the conflict already from the way they're carrying on. And it was only four days ago the prime minister announced we were at war!'
'And now Mr. Asquith's calling for our boys to volunteer,' said Flora. She was not for war at all, though watching the rejoicing crowds today it seemed that the rest of the country disagreed with her.

Sensible, kind, thoughtful Flora and flirtatious, impulsive Hilda have been best friends since they were children, brought up in the orphanage. Both are now sixteen and having to make their own way in the world, Flora as a Doctor's assistant and Hilda who works in the kitchens of a big house though she has ambitions to be a lady's maid.

We see the harrowing effects of the war mainly through Flora's eyes as she and Dr. Tapper do their best to treat the soldiers suffering from shell shock, gas poisoning, dysentery, and the many life-changing injuries they've sustained.

And it's one of these soldiers that becomes smitten with Flora, so there's a nice little romance to lighten the dark subject matter.

Hilda finds her life in service is challenging and busy, as so many of the men were at war the women had to take on their jobs so the way women's lives were changing is also touched upon, together with how the suffragette movement is gaining momentum.

While Carol Rivers does touch on many of the difficult situations and hardship the people at home were suffering, the novel does not focus too much on the serious aspects, there are many light moments.

The storyline kept me engrossed with characters that I cared about, some surprises, this is a well-written feel good book.


Pajanimals - Meet The Pajanimals [DVD]
Pajanimals - Meet The Pajanimals [DVD]
Price: £7.25

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 10 Episodes, 23 Dec. 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is a very good DVD for any young person.
My three year old god-daughter was truly engrossed in it.
It is a laugh a minute. Very well presented with beautiful animation.
Another triumph from the master that is Jim Henson.
For me this is better than the Teletubbies.

Recommended


Vax 15-in-1 Steam Fresh Combi Steam Cleaner S86-SF-C, 0.5 Litre, White/ Grey
Vax 15-in-1 Steam Fresh Combi Steam Cleaner S86-SF-C, 0.5 Litre, White/ Grey
Price: £68.50

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Vax 15 in 1, 18 Dec. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This is a terrific Combi Steam Cleaner.
I bought it on a special Amazon deal.
Very good value for money.

Recommended


GTECH Cordless Sweeper 7.2v NiMH SW02
GTECH Cordless Sweeper 7.2v NiMH SW02
Offered by Gtechonline
Price: £69.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lightweight Cordless Sweeper, 18 Dec. 2014
I bought this for my mother. She is 85 years old and wanted something lightweight.
This certainly is lightweight but that has not compromised its use.
It does a very good job.

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Guilty Gadgets ® - 5m 5 Metre HDMI to HDMI Cable Wire Lead Gold Connector Fast 1.4 Version High Speed With Ethernet Gold Connectors Cable for All Brands including Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, JVC, LG, Sharp, Plasma, LED, LCD, TV, HD, TV's, Xbox 360, PS3, SKY Digital, HDTV, Blu-Ray DVD Player, Philips, HMP2000, Apple TV, Virgin Tivo, Freesat, Freeview Box, Playstation 3, BT, Laptop, Desktop, Netbook, Surround Sound Systrem, Sky Box, F5, HDTV, Raspberry Pi, PS3, MHL, Projector
Guilty Gadgets ® - 5m 5 Metre HDMI to HDMI Cable Wire Lead Gold Connector Fast 1.4 Version High Speed With Ethernet Gold Connectors Cable for All Brands including Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, JVC, LG, Sharp, Plasma, LED, LCD, TV, HD, TV's, Xbox 360, PS3, SKY Digital, HDTV, Blu-Ray DVD Player, Philips, HMP2000, Apple TV, Virgin Tivo, Freesat, Freeview Box, Playstation 3, BT, Laptop, Desktop, Netbook, Surround Sound Systrem, Sky Box, F5, HDTV, Raspberry Pi, PS3, MHL, Projector
Offered by Guilty Gadgets
Price: £5.45

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Value, 15 Dec. 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is a really good value for money HDMI lead.

5m in length with gold connectors. WOW.

I tried it out,connecting up my laptop to the tv.

It delivered great picture with great sound.

Don't pay more.

Recommended


Killer Wasps (Killer Wasps Mysteries)
Killer Wasps (Killer Wasps Mysteries)
by Amy Korman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.25

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The town where Cocktail hour starts early and finishes late ... colourful characters and a nosy sleuth ....fun whodunnit, 14 Dec. 2014
What a life the wealthy residents of Bryn Mawr live! Their regular meeting and drinking place is the local exclusive Country Club where the normal dress etiquette is designer clothes and pearls. A town where everyone knows everyone else's business and their favourite pastime is gossip during cocktail hour....which seems to start early morning and end late evening!

Of course our protagonist, Kristin, who inherited an antiques store from her grandparents, is broke but that doesn't stop her enjoying the delights of the Country Club too. When she and her lovable basset hound, Waffles, discover the local builder of dodgy town houses lying unconscious inside the grounds of the largest expensive property in the town, she is curious as to who the attacker is.

Together with a quirky (and very rich) assortment of friends, she discovers that there were no shortage of people who held a grudge against him. Then the local Chef is attacked and Kristin's snooping takes her to discover more than she bargained for.

I really enjoyed this story, I loved Waffles who's 'ecstatic reaction to every person he meets is contagious', I loved meeting the residents like Sophie, soon to be ex-wife of the dodgy builder, who always wears pink and is a bit dizzy, there were plenty of hunky men like Channing the sous chef who looks like an Armani model with huge biceps, and John the local vet who Kristin takes a liking to ........

A really fun read, I didn't guess whodunnit, I enjoyed the storyline from start to finish, Kristin is the perfect nosy sleuth, and the nutty but nice residents add colour and character to the first of a new series.


Philips 5W (50W) GU10 Master LED Value Spot Light, 2700K Warm White, Dimmable
Philips 5W (50W) GU10 Master LED Value Spot Light, 2700K Warm White, Dimmable
Price: £11.82

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Light and Bright, 14 Dec. 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is a great bulb from a leading manufacture of led bulbs.

It fits easily into a GU socket.It gives off a superb bright light, and I will replace my other GU10 bulbs with these as and when they blow.

The narrative states that it burns for 25,000 hours with a 90% saving in energy costs.

A win, win all round.

Recommended


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