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Ladies Super Soft Warm Fine Knit Thermal Fingerless Winter Gloves (Black)
Ladies Super Soft Warm Fine Knit Thermal Fingerless Winter Gloves (Black)
Offered by QuidSave
Price: £1.82

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality and price., 21 Nov. 2014
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Much warmer than ordinary fingerless with warm cuffs - ideal for driving in winter.


Men's Plain Thermal Knit Warm Winter Gloves with Spandex (Black)
Men's Plain Thermal Knit Warm Winter Gloves with Spandex (Black)
Offered by Raintopia
Price: £2.41

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Do the job - keep hands warm., 21 Nov. 2014
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Very good value for money. Good size for most men.


If it's Not Impossible: The Life of Sir Nicholas Winton
If it's Not Impossible: The Life of Sir Nicholas Winton
Price: £7.01

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not just an amazing life story but also very well written. Highly readable., 18 Nov. 2014
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The biography of a remarkable man who refuses to be regarded as a hero despite much public acclaim for his part in saving children from the Nazi regime in Prague in 1939. Although written by his daughter this is not a hagiography - it is a balanced, if loving, view of a man whose single-mindedness can be a powerful weapon for good as well as sometimes irritating people who don't share or appreciate his altruism. It is a very well-written and structured book that moves seamlessly from the past to the more recent present and I found it totally engrossing.


Simple Kind To Skin+ Illuminating Radiance Cream - 50 ml
Simple Kind To Skin+ Illuminating Radiance Cream - 50 ml
Offered by M&B Bargains
Price: £5.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good everyday skin care., 4 Nov. 2014
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Excellent product and very good value for money. I use it as an everyday moisturiser and skin protection for dry sensitive skin - it works well and the dispenser makes it easy to apply.


Deep Sea and Foreign Going
Deep Sea and Foreign Going
Price: £6.00

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Functional rather than inspirational, 2 Oct. 2014
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Having read Horatio Clare's remarkable book on container shipping just before this one I can't help comparing the two. Rose George's is an intelligent and very thoroughly researched book about a little known subject - but for me I found it too crammed with statistics and rather episodic. It jumps from life aboard ship, to a history of modern marine disasters, to right whale research; as if several sections of her work have been put together in one book. It's a seriously professional piece of writing but the style is functional rather than inspirational. It may help to alert people to the terrible exploitation of ordinary crews by their employers and perhaps public opinion will force beneficial change.


Kipling Women's Defea Shoulder Bag, Cardinal Red
Kipling Women's Defea Shoulder Bag, Cardinal Red
Offered by The Necessity
Price: £67.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you like to pack the kitchen sink when you go out..., 24 Sept. 2014
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I can't compete with the wonderful review posted by another Kipling enthusiast who listed every item she'd managed to cram into her Defea - but I will just say that it is indeed a capacious and stylish bag that holds an amazing amount of kit. I like the variety of handle lengths - even with the long strap removed one can sling it over a shoulder. When full it stands up all by itself and the two slim side pockets are great for popping pens and tiny last minute things into.

If you want a large bag that doubles as an overnight or just like big bags this could be one for you. I also love the cardinal red colour (now last season darling but who cares?) as it is on the pinker side of red and the colour on this page is pretty accurate.


Spitfire Girl: My Life in the Sky
Spitfire Girl: My Life in the Sky
Price: £3.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An amazing life vividly written., 15 Aug. 2014
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This autobiography combines an extraordinary story - Jackie Moggridge was born in interesting times - with a compellingly readable style. A powerful and wilful personality enabled her to achieve far more than women were ever expected to achieve in the early twentieth century. She became a pilot as a girl in South Africa, came to Britain and eventually (after much opposition) got a job with the ATA as a ferry pilot. This book sticks to her life as a flyer and doesn't try to be a complete autobiography makes it more focused and interesting. There are personal memories too but they are often tied in with descriptions of the remarkable places she saw and the flights and aircraft she loved so deeply. An intelligent woman with a real story to tell and a fascinating read for younger women to realise just how far we have progressed as a sex. The deep-rooted prejudice against skilled working women in the 1940's seems quite ridiculous now and women like JM showed men what females were capable of. A very educational and enjoyable book.


Jonah and the Last Great Dragon: Menace of the Night Creatures
Jonah and the Last Great Dragon: Menace of the Night Creatures
by M.E. Holley
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jonah and the Last Great Dragon: Menace of the Night Creatures, 9 Aug. 2014
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This is the second book in M.E.Holley's splendid dragon series and this time the young hero, Jonah goes much farther afield and encounters far more than Welsh dragons. Here be dragons; but also wyrms and giant serpents and ice dragons that can freeze rather than burn. Once again the locations (Wales, London, Arctic) are brought vividly to life and lend credibility to the fantasy. There are also the tough men of the SAS being led by a young boy which has to appeal to any adventurous child. Later in the story Jonah and Ffyrnig's first sight of the ice dragons in the Arctic is tense as they don't know if they will be attacked as foes or greeted as friends. "The dragons' spikes glinted in the sun and their great white wings shone faintly pink or blue, when the light caught them. Where a drake's scales had lost their fur, they changed colour in the sunlight as the creature moved." These small details bring these creatures to life.

This is an exciting and fast-moving tale with likeable characters. Jonah has doubts and fears and finds comfort and confidence in his friendships with Erin ( a feisty girl) and the men and other creatures who fight alongside him. There is sadness and loss and endurance but of course good defeats evil in the end. But many of the evil creatures are banished and not destroyed - they are only sleeping....


Crossword Lists & Crossword Solver: Over 100,000 potential solutions including technical terms, place names and compound expressions
Crossword Lists & Crossword Solver: Over 100,000 potential solutions including technical terms, place names and compound expressions
Price: £8.64

3.0 out of 5 stars Kindle version, 18 April 2014
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Not as useful as I was hoping. Have found other books more useful. It could do with a more flexible indexing system for searching on kindle and a really extended thesaurus.


Paper Mate Flexgrip Elite Retractable Ball Pen Medium Assorted Fun Colours - Pack of 3
Paper Mate Flexgrip Elite Retractable Ball Pen Medium Assorted Fun Colours - Pack of 3
Price: £3.63

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good colours, 7 April 2014
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Having read other Amazon reviews on similar products - so useful - I bought this set as they are good value and the colours are as seen on the photograph. I have bought more sets for friends as they are excellent. Don't know how long they will last for - sadly one can't buy refills for paper mate - my only quibble.
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