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Jolly Phonics Workbooks: Books 1-7
Jolly Phonics Workbooks: Books 1-7
by Susan M. Lloyd
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.75

2.0 out of 5 stars i'm not convinced about phonics, 8 April 2014
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I must say i still am not convinced about phonics - i can't help feeling its an educational fad. A lot of it is counter intuitive and all the rules and methods fall apart very quickly. I feel it must be taught by experts as otherwise it further complicates one of the most complex languages! - my son certainly didn't respond to phonics and its taken him ages to get through it. only since he has been taught traditional spelling at school with a spelling test every week has he started to come to grips with the language!

its a shame we are all forced into to phonics when it seems to be a theory tested on a selected few with reading difficulties then rolled out (or over) on the rest
but given that they have to learn phonics at school - you have no choice but to roll with it - so this might help although sadly it didn't for us at all.


Cloer Wasserkocher 4909 Edelstahl matt
Cloer Wasserkocher 4909 Edelstahl matt
Offered by kleinemaeuse Preise inkl.MwSt
Price: 58.05

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars pouring problem, 8 April 2014
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what a shame - i imagined that a german kettle would pour efficiently. sadly its a design form over function fault. the only way to make it pour is to open the lid when pouring which is actually ok but is not very elegant. its a shame as a little more testing and thought during the design process could have produced a good looking kettle that pours properly - it needs some adjustment to the lip .. take note cloer!!!

i would not really reccomend this although it is a great looking kettle -
now it has also developed a boiling fault, where by it clicks on and off and never comes to a decisive 'boiled' moment - i guess a thermostat problem - back to the design board cloer!!


Lori Goldstein: Style Is Instinct
Lori Goldstein: Style Is Instinct
by Lori Goldstein
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 32.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful!, 8 April 2014
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This is a beautiful and informative book - well worth buying. Pictures by the worlds greats of fashion photography. print quality and feel is very high - would make a great coffee table book or essential reference for any photography / fashion lover or student.


STV148 - ULTRA POWER MOUSE TRAPS - TWINPACK
STV148 - ULTRA POWER MOUSE TRAPS - TWINPACK
Price: 4.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars gotcha, 3 July 2013
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got it - i don't know whether it makes a difference but i didn't handle the trap so as not to leave a scent trace.. used rubber gloves / sticks to move it around. tried several places after observing mouse movements - usually along walls etc.
got it running behind a sliding a door which i noticed he was particularly prone to doing ..

great trap just get the position right


Case-Mate Barely There Rubber Case for iPhone 4/4S - Black
Case-Mate Barely There Rubber Case for iPhone 4/4S - Black
Offered by total digital stores
Price: 9.64

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars broken, 29 Jan 2012
A good case and aesthetically probably the best, making it pretty much the only choice for a iphone4 lover, but beware i dropped mine in the street nothing radical just metre or so and the drop broke the corner off it. However the phone was undamaged so i will be buying a replacement. It would be nice if it was made from a polythene slightly more robust / flexible plastic though.


Stop Bedwetting in 7 Days - A simple step-by-step guide to help children conquer bedwetting problems in just a few days.
Stop Bedwetting in 7 Days - A simple step-by-step guide to help children conquer bedwetting problems in just a few days.
by Alicia Eaton
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars we only needed to apply one cocept from the book!!, 17 Oct 2011
I read through the book and as i couldn't follow the program immediately with my son. I just applied one principle - encourage your child to "keep the bed dry" and do not use the "don't wet the bed" phrasing. That and for him to set a mental alarm or sentry to wake him if his bladder is full.
So far it is a 100% improvement and that is without the download that is available with the book.

And if we have trouble later we will follow the program!!
I thoroughly recommend it as it instructs you on how to instruct your child in a positive way.
start here


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5.0 out of 5 stars essential if you kids school font' use them already, 25 May 2011
god knows why some schools think kids can write in boxes without lines or on plain paper

this will sort it out


Thinking of Answers: Questions in the Philosophy of Everyday Life
Thinking of Answers: Questions in the Philosophy of Everyday Life
by A. C. Grayling
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 16.99

0 of 14 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars doesn't really deliver, 3 Sep 2010
i was full of hope for this book - but it hasn't imparted any blinding revelations yet!

that said it's a nice easy read and i like the small bite sized sections.


Schleich - Smilodon
Schleich - Smilodon
Offered by World Shop JP
Price: 22.50

5.0 out of 5 stars essential, 3 Sep 2010
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Schleich - Smilodon (Toy)
part of my son's (age 5) essential group of ice age animals and dinosaurs that come out almost daily for new adventures, mostly battling for supremacy over the knights and dragons.


Schleich - Catapult
Schleich - Catapult

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars frequently used, 3 Sep 2010
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Schleich - Catapult (Toy)
my son age 5 gets this out frequently and loves staging battles between knights, dragons, dinosaurs and mini gogo's in a historically accurate manner!

Whilst it is not an absolute favourite it is one of those items that i'd imagine will stick around in his game playing for a long time -


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