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Zen in the Art of Golf
Zen in the Art of Golf
by Joseph D. McLaughlin
Edition: Paperback

1.0 out of 5 stars Not zen like, 13 July 2014
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This is actually a very short book and very little of Zen in it.


Duck 50mm x 50m Original Cloth Tape - Silver
Duck 50mm x 50m Original Cloth Tape - Silver
Price: 2.60

1.0 out of 5 stars Post it note is stickier than thhis, 13 July 2014
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Bought it to do repairs to cushions on my sofa cushions where the material has come unstiched from the leather.

After a day the material was unstuck.

I have now done the repair using brown parcel tape.


Fabri-Tac fabric glue 4oz/115ml
Fabri-Tac fabric glue 4oz/115ml
Offered by Bombay Collections
Price: 9.38

1.0 out of 5 stars ugh..., 30 Jun 2014
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Horrible stuff, gets everywhere except the fabric.

Didn't help that the instructions didn't mention removing a foil seal which ended stuck in the nozzle


Venice chandelier 5 arms brass
Venice chandelier 5 arms brass
Offered by Leuchterwelt
Price: 67.21

5.0 out of 5 stars Good looking, 20 Jun 2014
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Unfortunately I damaged an existing chandelier, and had to replace it, as near as possible on a like for like basis.

Bit difficult as there are not many with brass fittings.

This is actually a lot better looking than the one it replaces and is nice, clear and airy looking. Even the electrician admired it.

Although delivery was expensive it arrived well packed by courier in 2 days.

Minor niggle, there is no hook to attach it to the ceiling, although we could use the existing one.

It also came with 2 more dishes and some crystals than were needed.


Myrtle Beach Running 4 Panel Cap Plain - One Size, White
Myrtle Beach Running 4 Panel Cap Plain - One Size, White
Price: 13.77

2.0 out of 5 stars Not as robust looking as it looks, 20 Jun 2014
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Seems very flimsy for the price.

In the event I discovered that the holder for the buckle was tearing through the fabric so I sent it back.

This is meant to be a reflective cap for when you are running at night, but I didn't test this.


BONAMART ® Women Men Unisex Web Belt Stretch Elastic Braided Canvas Fabric with Metal Buckle 105CM
BONAMART ® Women Men Unisex Web Belt Stretch Elastic Braided Canvas Fabric with Metal Buckle 105CM
Offered by BONAMART CO UK
Price: 5.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good value, 19 Jun 2014
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I am an affiiciando of elastic belts, including some quite expensive ones I have picked up when visiting Italy.

The webbing part of the belt is good quality, not as thick as an Italian one, but certainly better than some you find in the shops

the buckles has been chromed, so we will see how it lasts.

The 105 cm is from the the tip of the belt to the end of the buckle.

I hover around a 37inch trouser (between sizes) and to me this fits, but I normally prefer a 110cm one with a bit more overhang after the buckle.


Golf meets Mind: Mental Keys to Peak Performance
Golf meets Mind: Mental Keys to Peak Performance
Price: 9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Ideal for beginners and high handicappers, 21 May 2014
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The Germans, from my experience of when living there, seem to like designed books with pictures, and this fits into the mold. The book is written by a lady who is a marketeer and a golfer, and is neither a PGA, scratch golfer or Sports Psychologist.

Nevertheless, her explanations of pre-shot, execution and post shot routines are very clear and better than some of the big names (who tend to ramble on a bit), with a reasonable level of supporting explanations, and other areas including body language and nutrition.

From some of the wording I think the target demographic is the Lady Golfer, and its made up of magazine like sections.

I think this book is ideal for a beginner or high handicapper.


Pause for Breath: Bringing the practices of mindfulness and dialogue to leadership conversations
Pause for Breath: Bringing the practices of mindfulness and dialogue to leadership conversations
by Amanda Ridings
Edition: Paperback
Price: 16.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Book Sent back, 21 May 2014
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Unfortunately this book has the dubious honour, of being only the second book I have sent back for a refund since spending literally thousands of pounds on Amazon since 1990.

It's a long book, but its also very fluffy, and it just did not grab me.

Sorry


TOG 24 FLAME MENS MERINO 200 ZIP NECK
TOG 24 FLAME MENS MERINO 200 ZIP NECK
Price: 39.95

2.0 out of 5 stars Shirt and thin, 8 May 2014
It was a lot shorter than I expected (for a large size), and also a lot thinner.

Bought it elsewhere and returned it.


Attention!! the Secret to You Playing Great Golf
Attention!! the Secret to You Playing Great Golf
by Karl Morris
Edition: Paperback
Price: 14.65

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fresh and meaningful, 2 May 2014
Karl Morris as he points out in his book has been around for a long time and obviously has a very high profile in terms of Golf magazine comments, his high profile PGA clients and so on, and in a project for my Sports Psychology Masters I found he had impacted a significant numbers of PGA Professionals.

So does he say anything new.

I would say yes that compared to his older books and some other Golf Psychology books that have just come out he lays out a very clear path and reasons what to include in the preshot, shot and post shot routines.

I was interested to see how he considers keeping the mind on the 'One point' which comes from Aikido, where the one point is the hara just below the belly, can be changed in golf to be aware of a particular area, for example the left hip, as a means of keeping thoughts out during the swing.

In this book he is big on using questions to focus the mind (shades of Tony Robbins), which I thought is effective.

He introduces Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman's 4 square breathing taught to SWAT teams as a means of relaxing the body, which I actually taught to some fellow students, so it was nice to see it in the book.

There's a lot more, such as how to practice, the importance of concentrating on the process, and there's a list of content on his website. I think it's great book with good how to information for any level of golfer, and definitely fresh

Shame its not a Kindle book. I actually bought a pdf from the author's website but its the same price as the hardcopy.


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