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Coal Creek
Coal Creek
by Alex Miller
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.22

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Story of the Australian ranges told simply, 10 May 2014
This review is from: Coal Creek (Paperback)
Coal Creek is simply told and narrated by an un-educated Bobby Blue who's come to live and work with the new constable and his family in Mount Hay after his father dies.

Irie, eldest daughter of constable Daniel Collins starts to teach Bobby to read and write and a friendship starts to grow and mature.

The Collins family are from the coast and are not used to the ways of the Mount Hay community.
When Bobby's friend Tom is arrested by Daniel for assaulting his girlfriend and sent to prison, on the say so of her aunt who holds a grudge against Ben, Bobby fears he has handled it all wrong and he knew that Ben would want to settle the score with Daniel. He is a quiet and patient person, if no-one asks for his opinion he doesn't give it, he knows that Daniel is doing things wrong but he figures that he will learn the right way eventually.

Almost from the beginning we learn that some trouble is going to happen and we are awaiting what is to come with bated breath as Bobby slowly unfolds his story of a growing friendship, a lack of knowledge of the people and their ways and Bobby's loyalty to his childhood friend and his new found friendships are tested to the limit.

Bobby Blue's narration is spoken in a child like manner which I felt worked very well with intelligent and wonderful observations of the people close to him.

"But you cannot tell another person how to change their ways and I did not try to tell Daniel's wife how she might change herself to suit Mount Hay instead of trying to change Mount Hay to suit herself. Which I knew she would never succeed in. The people of Mount Hay was who they was and that was that. People of the ranges. And they mostly despised the people of the coast and laughed at them and their peculiar way of going on."

This is not a fast moving, exciting read, it is one to be savoured slowly and delicately and Bobby Blue paints a wonderful scene of the Australian ranges ways and their people.


Crock-Pot Slow Cooker, 3.5 Litre - Aubergine
Crock-Pot Slow Cooker, 3.5 Litre - Aubergine
Price: 22.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for Flavour, 10 May 2014
This is a must for any busy household.
Put the food in for cooking in the morning and by tea time the food is ready.
Cooking a chicken is so flavoursome and tender.
Ditto with a beef joint or a gammon joint.
We all look forward to tea in our house now.
Recommended.And the price is great value for money at the moment.


Morphy Richards 720020 9-in-1 Upright and Handheld Steam Mop, 1500 Watt
Morphy Richards 720020 9-in-1 Upright and Handheld Steam Mop, 1500 Watt
Price: 48.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Clean and eesy, 10 May 2014
This is a really good steam mop.
Great for the kitchen floor. By by to the mop and bucket and 2 hours to dry!!!
Using this is the easy way. No fuss and no pain.
Great.


Digital LCD IMAX B6 -AC B6AC Lipo / NiMH 2S- 6S Balancing Charger300mAh/cell
Digital LCD IMAX B6 -AC B6AC Lipo / NiMH 2S- 6S Balancing Charger300mAh/cell

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mother of ALL chargers, 10 May 2014
This is a rapid charger / discharger built for all kinds of RC hobbies.
It will charge a whole range of batteries such as lead Lipo / Li- ion / LiFe / NiMh / NiCad / Pb and comes with more leads than you can shake a stick at!!!!
It features a high-power and high-performance circuit microprocessor with a whole load of safety features built in.
It also has a safe storage and time function.
In brief a charger of all chargers. ( It cant make a cup of tea though!!!!!)
I thoroughly recommend this and it is a great price now on amazon.


DBPOWER@ (10.2" inch,High resolution of 1024x768, Rotate and Zoom) LCD Digital Picture Frame Digital Photo Frame with Remote Control Wall Mount Movie Remote Control Slideshow SD USB MS MMC MP3 AVI JPEG Alarm Calendar Support Memory Cards
DBPOWER@ (10.2" inch,High resolution of 1024x768, Rotate and Zoom) LCD Digital Picture Frame Digital Photo Frame with Remote Control Wall Mount Movie Remote Control Slideshow SD USB MS MMC MP3 AVI JPEG Alarm Calendar Support Memory Cards

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cool, 10 May 2014
This a a cool digital photo frame which my mother, who I gave it to, is really pleased with.
Ok, the set up is a little bit figgly....so what!!!! When it is set up, it is set up.
I loaded up some photos and some video onto a memory stick and hooked it up to the photo frame and was able to view the photos and video on the screen. Wonderful.
Whilst the screen is not HD it is still very good.
One redeeming feature is that you can set up a slide show with you favourite music and play them together.The sound again is very good.
So for 40 this is a great buy for a pressie or for yourself.
Recommended.


Moroccan Argan Hair Oil Conditioning Treatment With Natural Pure Ingredients From Morocco 100ml
Moroccan Argan Hair Oil Conditioning Treatment With Natural Pure Ingredients From Morocco 100ml
Offered by Second Glance Beauty
Price: 22.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Pleased with this Product, 5 May 2014
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The Moroccan Argan Hair Oil Conditioning Treatment does exactly what it says it will do. It conditions hair beautifully!
I have straight shoulder length hair and the first time I used it I only put 2-3 pumps on my hair, I don't think it was enough as it didn't make any difference to my hair at all.
The next time I put 4-5 pumps on my hair and this made all the difference!
My hair now feels softer and silkier, it looks shiny and it 'falls' just right as well.
I really love it and couldn't imagine not using it at all.
It is oily on my hands but my hair doesn't feel greasy.
I would definitely recommend this Conditioning Treatment.


The Forbidden Tomb (The Hunters 2)
The Forbidden Tomb (The Hunters 2)
by Chris Kuzneski
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 9.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Full of Suspense, 5 May 2014
The Forbidden Tomb is the second in The Hunters series to feature an elite group comprising Jack, leader, ex major in the US Army; Sarah, CIA trained spy and security expert; Jasmine, Academic and Historian; Josh, ex marine, sniper and weapons expert and Hector the Hacker. All experts in their field and all willing to do what it takes to locate their goal -- the Tomb of Alexander the Great -- one of the most brilliant military minds in history.

The group have an ancient map which they believe can guide them to the whereabouts of the tomb in Alexandria and this is where they start their exploits.

As the story unfolds the group realise that some people will do anything to stop them from discovering the tomb, whether they have to kill one person or hundreds, they don't care.

The book features reams of historical facts about Alexandria, Egypt and Alexander, some of which did drag on a bit but, in some ways, it was essential to the story to know these details.

There was little depth to the characters apart from one of them.

The story had all you would expect from an adventure novel, ancient mysteries, violent deaths, underground tunnels, lies and deceit, psychopaths, explosions, violence, shocks and twists.


Smart Weigh Digital Pro Pocket Scale with Back-lit LCD Display, Hold Feature and 2000 x 0.1g Capacity
Smart Weigh Digital Pro Pocket Scale with Back-lit LCD Display, Hold Feature and 2000 x 0.1g Capacity
Offered by Five Star
Price: 22.99

3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Looks good ... but faulty, 5 May 2014
Big problem.
The scales are faulty.
Sorry
They look good. I wanted them to work.
But they don't. What more can I say.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Jun 23, 2014 2:14 PM BST


Tefal 13-Piece Ingenio Enamel Set
Tefal 13-Piece Ingenio Enamel Set
Price: 144.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tefal 4 me, 5 May 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
As a set of pans these are in the premier league.
They are very well designed as you would expect from Tefal, a leading brand. Made from a strong enameled aluminum with a non stick coating, they are very practicable. They can be used either on the hob or in the oven.The range of pans in the set covers all needs for everyone. No further purchases will be necessary.
A really good feature is in the stacking of the pans. With strong detachable handles the pans can be stacked as the picture shows, saving a massive amount of storage space. A superb idea!!.
Recommended.


(Protective Case, Black/Blue/Purple/Orange) OXA Silicone Protective Cover Case for Apple iPad 2, iPad 3 and ipad 4 Protective Shockproof Case (Ipad Case Blue)
(Protective Case, Black/Blue/Purple/Orange) OXA Silicone Protective Cover Case for Apple iPad 2, iPad 3 and ipad 4 Protective Shockproof Case (Ipad Case Blue)
Offered by buyinsummer

5.0 out of 5 stars Silicone Rubber!!!!!!!, 5 May 2014
This is cool, funky, bright and made of silicone rubber!!!! Oh and it is very practical.
The ipad fits very snuggly in the case and is a delight to hold, keeping the ipad stable preventing any scratches occurring.
If you have paid good money for your device, then the price of this case is well worth it.
My advice is to get one.


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