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20pcs Curtain Rod Clip Rings Drapery Clips
20pcs Curtain Rod Clip Rings Drapery Clips
Offered by 365daybuy
Price: 1.52

4.0 out of 5 stars Clip up your curtain effortlessly, 2 Jun 2014
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It is difficult to get excited about curtain rings and clips. But this product is a light and economic way of attaching fabric to a rod or pole - in my case to display a colourful cotton drape. The clips are mass produced and lightweight, making them unsuitable for heavy curtains that need to be pulled each day. Otherwise, they do exactly what they are intended to do, at a fraction of the cost of fixing tape and conventional curtain hooks. When placing onto the rod or pole, don't forget to ensure that the clips face the same way to give an even display.


Jura Claris Filter Cartridge Blue, Pack of 5
Jura Claris Filter Cartridge Blue, Pack of 5
Offered by Digital2u
Price: 53.75

4.0 out of 5 stars Filtering makes sense, 2 Jun 2014
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Agreeing with 101, when you have bought an expensive coffee machine, why stint on filtration? The advantage of the pack (apart from modest cost saving) is the fact that you have your next filter ready for when you need it, rather than having to wait to re-order. It has to be better than having to de-scale. These are genuine filters, so they fit effortlessly into your Jura machine.


Assisted Dying: Who Makes The Final Decision?
Assisted Dying: Who Makes The Final Decision?
by Lesley Close
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.19

4.0 out of 5 stars Dying for Death - the legal right to die, 26 April 2014
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This is an anthology of essays, generated by the movement 'Dignity in Dying', and edited by Lesley Close, Patron and spokesperson for the organisation, and Jo Cartwright, their Campaigns and Press Manager. It promotes the individual's autonomy to have a say in the timing and manner of their death, against the rival sanctity of life argument.

This accessible 12 chapter, 219 page book provides an illuminating exposure of the topic of assisted dying, with an unashamed subjective underbelly. Some of the more challenging chapters are forged on the anvil of personal or vicarious pain, where the contributors and their families have experienced the worst aspects of end of life trauma. The contributions also include death at 'Dignitas', a history of assisted dying both in the UK and around the world, a faith view of assisted dying, and medical perspectives on the end of life. Of the nine contributors, the more prominent are Sir Graeme Catto, former President of the GMC dealing with the future of assisted dying in England and Wales, Professor Ray Tallis, philosopher speaking of the right to an assisted death, and there is a short heart-felt foreword by Sir Terry Pratchett OBE.

The most compelling aspects of the book however come from the personal essays, frequently written with disarming detail, the relevance of which becomes apparent as the social impact of the stories emerge.

Whilst the book 'Easeful Death' -Warnock and MacDonald, tackles the subject in a more academic way, 'Assisted Dying- Who Makes the Final Decision' provides a personal and very intimate account of the issues. To this end, the book provides a valuable and timely contribution to the debate on end of life.


Caldura 17 litre Compact Mini Fridge (Black)
Caldura 17 litre Compact Mini Fridge (Black)
Offered by Savers UK Ltd
Price: 69.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cool, 16 Sep 2013
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Like other reviewer, I wanted a small fridge for a self-contained studio and bought the Caldura on the basis of the reviews. What fast delivery! It arrived within hours of ordering. This is a super piece of equipment and astonishingly light and inconspicuous. It is small, but gives you all the options necessary for studio use, including the bottle of wine. If you need 'small', this is the choice for you.


Battery Replacement Kit for Samsung GALAXY Tab 7" GT-P1000 and GT-P1010 Series with Installation Video, Tools, and Extended Life Battery
Battery Replacement Kit for Samsung GALAXY Tab 7" GT-P1000 and GT-P1010 Series with Installation Video, Tools, and Extended Life Battery
Offered by NewPower99 Europe
Price: 44.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect package, 16 Sep 2013
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The original Samsung battery gave up the ghost after a year, holding its charge for a very short time and dying without warning. So, it had to be either a new Galaxy or a new battery. I had seen NewPower99's video on YouTube and decided to give it a go. The new battery and tool kit arrived quickly and well packaged. I have almost no practical skills, but was able to follow the instructions easily. Removing the case back is a fiddly and time-consuming event (as indicated in the video), but take your time and with patience, it works. The rest is a breeze. Now I have a fully functioning Samsung Galaxy - all for the price of the battery. What a deal!


Introducing Quakers
Introducing Quakers
by George H. Gorman
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars George Gorman's introduction, 12 Aug 2013
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This review is from: Introducing Quakers (Paperback)
Still available, although George Gorman retired from his professional role with the Society of Friends in 1981 and died in 1982, this is a first class introduction to the Quaker movement. Gorman uses simple language and easy to grasp concepts to take the first-time seeker through the the essence of what it is to be a Quaker: 'Approach to Faith; Quakers and Christianity'; 'Quaker Worship'; 'Quaker Community'; 'Quaker Organisation'; 'Quaker Concerns'; 'National Activities'; 'Can I become a Quaker'; and 'Suggestions for further reading'. Whilst such information is readily available in electronic format, Gorman's book breathes life and deeper understanding into the realities of life as member of the Society of Friends. His presence is still fresh, and the book will give a super insight into Quaker life.


The Amazing Fact of Quaker Worship (Swarthmore Lecture)
The Amazing Fact of Quaker Worship (Swarthmore Lecture)
by George H. Gorman
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quaker Worship 1973, 12 Aug 2013
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Copies of this 'out of print' book are still available, so is worthy of review. In his time (1952 - 80's) George Gorman was a highly influential presence in the Quaker movement here in the UK, and his influence spread to North America and Canada as a result of his work in the youth movement. The book provides one of the best introductions to the Society of Friends, being still modern and relevant in its outlook and a highly accessible account. Reading it, you feel the essence of the Quakers, and of the author. Some readers have described how Gorman's understanding of 'Quakerism' has formed their own views and, long after his death, how they still carry a connection with the author. I agree. For those who are new to the Quakers, or seeking to gain a 'feel' of the movement, this little book is a great starting point.


Easeful Death: Is there a case for assisted dying?
Easeful Death: Is there a case for assisted dying?
by Mary Warnock
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Difficult subject made clear, 12 Aug 2013
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This is an excellent book, covering the subject matter up to the date of publication (2008). Mary Warnock (moral philosopher and thinker) & Elisabeth Macdonald (cancer specialist and expert on medical law) divide their 139 page book into ten chapters: 'Fundamental Principles'; 'Types of Euthanasia'; 'Psychiatric Assisted Suicide'; 'Neonates'; 'Incompetent Adults'; 'Human Life is Sacred'; 'The Slippery Slope'; 'Medical Views', '4 Methods of Easing Death and their Effect on Doctors'; and 'Looking Further Ahead'. Their premise is that the issue of assisted dying is not a medical problem, but a moral one. Given increasing intervention to keep people alive, that there is a need to address the right to die, and accordingly the right to have assistance in this decision. Their discussion is robustly intelligent - this little book does make intellectual demands, but is structured to get to the point, considering all issues along the way. The book especially focusses on the impact of future legislation on the medical profession, and that helping a patient to die without humiliation is part of their compassionate role to ease suffering. Warnock and Macdonald make an excellent argument for some intervention, rather than leaving matters to palliative care and pain management. It is essential reading for all in the medical profession, and anyone seeking to consider this topic in depth.


Philips HR1861 Whole Fruit Juicer - Aluminium
Philips HR1861 Whole Fruit Juicer - Aluminium

5.0 out of 5 stars Look no further, 12 Aug 2013
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We followed the reviews, and have now used the Philips HR1861 juicer daily for a month.
Performance: fast, reliable motor which extracts every last drop of juice.
Ease of use: wide entry for whole fruit, requiring little pressure for shredding.
Appearance: looks classy, and fits under 'overhead' cupboards.
Cleaning: this does take a little time, and removing the 'shredder unit' can be a challenge, requiring technique.
Juicing booklet: easy to follow with great ideas.
Satisfaction rating: excellent.


Vax U91-MA-B Air Multicyclonic Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner
Vax U91-MA-B Air Multicyclonic Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner
Price: 114.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent vacuum cleaner, 9 Jan 2013
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We wanted a light-weight vacuum cleaner, but one which would perform well with a high level of suction. This model - the Vax U91-MA-B Air Multicyclonic Upright cleaner - has proved to be superb in every respect.

The first benefit you notice is it's weight. It is astonishingly light to lift and move. This makes the task of operating on stairs quite simple. Anyone with age or mobility problems should look no further than this cleaner.

Performance certainly has not been sacrificed for weight. Initial results are superb, with a higher level of extraction than any of the previous models.

The cleaner operates a 'bagless' system. The collection cylinder is simple to remove and empty - one locking button just below the handle releases the cylinder from the cleaner, and another button releases the dust contents. So much so that we have taken to doing this after each operation.

The handle has a quick release clip and then doubles as a wand to attach to the flexible hose. The hose is simple to release and extend, and length is adequate, although as with all cleaners, the average staircase will need to be cleaned in two sections. Due to the lightweight cleaner, this is not an issue.

There are two attachments - a point, and a dusting attachment. These nestle together and are released from each other by a simple button mechanism, but one that does require a bit of technique.

I would not go so far as to say that the Vax makes cleaning an enjoyable task, but if you have to clean your house, this is certainly the right appliance for the job.


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