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200 Healthy Curries: Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook
200 Healthy Curries: Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook
by Sunil Vijayakar
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable but vague for weight loss., 10 Mar 2013
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Firstly - the receipes are varied, nice and broken into appropriate sections. Each one has its own picture (something some cookbooks still don't do) and the instructions for each meal are condensed down usually into 3-5 steps. It makes each one seem easier to tackle if you're not the best in the kitchen.

However, basing it as a healthy curry book - there is no calorie, fat or saturated fat breakdown or rough guidelines at all. The opening chapter explains using healthier alternatives to traditional ingredients like ghee but beyond that, there's no mention of healthiness at all. Bit strange really when that's what the books trying to be sold on.


Hot Plate With 4 Food Pots for Curries, Stew, Soups, Hot Sauces & More
Hot Plate With 4 Food Pots for Curries, Stew, Soups, Hot Sauces & More
Offered by InternetukShop
Price: £39.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gets really hot!, 10 Mar 2013
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I know, I know - its a hot plate but we've been using it to pop takeaways into for when we have family gatherings and on setting 4 of 5 the curries are boiling up. Pots look nice, really easy to use too and it does state you can cook on the surface but I personally wouldn't. The only downside is the short lead to plug it in!

Just one word of wisdom I didn't think of when I bought it - the instructions emphasis that you need to have all four pots on with things in them when you use it so if you're having a smaller meal, just spread the dishes out over two pots and you should be fine.


Sightseers [DVD] [2012]
Sightseers [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Alice Lowe
Price: £10.02

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Dark Comedy, 10 Mar 2013
This review is from: Sightseers [DVD] [2012] (DVD)
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Excellent comedy. Had me bursting out laughing all the way through

Sightseers takes two of the most boring downtrodden anorak lovers you could find and turns them into serial killers at first by accident and then they slowly get a taste for it. It reminds me very much of the same humour you'd get in Serial Mom if anyone has also seen that, only this is more of an English grit version.

Excellent acting, pacing, script and ending. 5 stars!


Swissvoice Epure Full Eco Cordless Single DECT Telephone - White
Swissvoice Epure Full Eco Cordless Single DECT Telephone - White
Price: £30.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Fiddly, 22 Feb 2013
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Got this for my Nan for Christmas as she would benefit from a hands free set due to arthritis in her fingers but she couldn't set it up. I couldn't get it going for ages either. Then the sound quality wasn't great. I thought it'd be a little less cluttered and the menu's a bit more made of sense but it just felt awkward and clumsy. In the end I think she's kind of pretended to like it and has stashed it under the stairs!

Looks are certainly not everything. You need to be able to hear the other person!


R.O.GNT Mono Capsule Speaker - Green
R.O.GNT Mono Capsule Speaker - Green
Price: £19.90

3.0 out of 5 stars Bit tinny, 21 Feb 2013
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I thought it was going to be slightly bigger than it was when it arrived but actually for its size it can push out quite a decent sound but I found that on more guitar/percussive heavy tracks it started to sound a little bit tinny and hissy. Not a bad alternative though to an expensive dock for other mp3 players with headphone jacks.


Tigermending
Tigermending
Price: £7.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 15 Nov 2012
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This review is from: Tigermending (MP3 Download)
Carina's latest album is atmospheric rock. The guitars are always chugging away, Carina is always pushing her vocals but this time round there's a lot of grubby keyboard work that makes the whole album have this murky depth to it that makes things slightly eerie, uncertain and genuinely dramatic. Mega impressed as there's some really catchy melodies hidden in the music too. One that gets better after each listen.


Philips Azur GC4870/02 2600W Steam Iron with Automatic Safety Shut Off
Philips Azur GC4870/02 2600W Steam Iron with Automatic Safety Shut Off
Price: £69.64

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love the simplicity, 15 Nov 2012
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After going from one extreme (cheapo irons) to the other (giant steam one thanks to my mums hand me downs) I've finally found something that gives great results and is simple. Its efficient at what it does, has a nice handle so its easy to glide across material with and well - it just simply does exactly what you need it to with no fuss, drama, stupid setting, knobs and buttons. 5/5


Survive Style 5+ [DVD]
Survive Style 5+ [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tadanobu Asano

4.0 out of 5 stars Heavily stylised for better and worse, 17 Aug 2012
This review is from: Survive Style 5+ [DVD] (DVD)
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Survive Style 5+ is about a collection of people whose lives intersect often unknowingly with each others as they go through their eccentric daily lives. There's a man trying to bump off his wife, a hitman, an ad ex, a hard working family off out for the night and a few others that pop up too. The story craft is great and the movie itself is charmingly nuts - it just takes a long time to get going. It has a liking for long silences but that's not the easiest way into a movie. However as things get complicated, that's when the film gets into its own stride and I preferred it much more second time round.


Career Coach: Your personal workbook for a better career
Career Coach: Your personal workbook for a better career
by Corinne Mills
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.09

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars More like a self help book in general!, 21 Jun 2012
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The book is so very basic from the outset, this is good for people whom have an idea that they wish to look into whether or not it has some legs, it did not help me at all for anything else. Too basic, too much like simple common sense. There's better checklists for free online or you can visit a careers guidance counsellor!


Ingenious (PC CD)
Ingenious (PC CD)
Price: £6.44

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Abstract Strategy Game, 27 April 2012
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
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This review is from: Ingenious (PC CD) (CD-ROM)
Ingeious can be played from 1-4 players locally or online. An adaptation of the board game, you basically score points by connecting matching colour/symbol tiles in lines, of which there are six types. Play continues until the board is full or you run out of tiles. The winner is whomever has the highest lowest score of the six types of tiles. What seems very simple is actually really tactical because you have to balance your own scores while trying to block off other peoples colours. Think Blokus and you're not massively far off. Highly recommended!


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