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Casio TQ140-7 Beep Alarm Clock, White
Casio TQ140-7 Beep Alarm Clock, White
Price: £4.83

3.0 out of 5 stars What can you expect for this price, 24 Oct 2013
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It does the job and given the price what more would you expect. It is not without niggles however: The fluorescent pain on the figures and hands is feeble and impossible to see after a very short while and the alarm is impossible to set accurately so you have to err on the early side.


The Vegetable & Herb Expert: The world's best-selling book on vegetables & herbs
The Vegetable & Herb Expert: The world's best-selling book on vegetables & herbs
by Dr D G Hessayon
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Different opinions, 16 Oct 2013
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My husband ordered this using my account so I get to rate it. He bought it because we've mislaid our copy. I can't imagine why he bothered because this book is way out of date. The varieties recommended are sometimes no longer available and even the ones that are have probably been superseded by better ones. The propogating/spacing information is useful but again tends to be based on rather old-fashioned growing principles, with no-dig raised beds you can plant a lot closer together. The cooking notes are valuable only for their historic interest.....you are advised to bake avocados and not to try garlic unless it is part of your culinary heritage! Some value remains in the troubleshooting diagrams but all in all if you want a book on veg growing, there are lots of good modern alternatives.
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16 SHELF SUPPORT STUDS PLUG IN 5MM (SUKI)
16 SHELF SUPPORT STUDS PLUG IN 5MM (SUKI)
Offered by Suki Hardware
Price: £2.20

5.0 out of 5 stars These do the job, 22 Sep 2013
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Its difficult to eulogise about something as simple as shelf supports but I have high hope that these sturdy things will do the job better than the plasticy ones that came with the shelf unit and led to the shelves collapsing.


Ravenhead 0.5 Litre Round Kilner Jars, Sleeve of 3
Ravenhead 0.5 Litre Round Kilner Jars, Sleeve of 3
Offered by SelectiveGoods
Price: £10.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful size, 21 Sep 2013
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Kilner jars are great quality and look wonderful. This would make a great gift for someone who does a lot of preserving although I bought these for using myself.


Jam Making and Preserving - Half Gallon Pickle Jar With Gold Twist Off Lid - (Choice Of 4 Lid Colours)
Jam Making and Preserving - Half Gallon Pickle Jar With Gold Twist Off Lid - (Choice Of 4 Lid Colours)
Offered by Balliihoo Homebrew
Price: £5.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for allottmenteers, 21 Sep 2013
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If you need to pickle substanial amounts of produce, a jar this size is absolutely great. Arrived well packed and undamaged and is now full of spiced plums for accompanying Christmas dinner.


Andrew James Luxurious Maslin Pan 9 litre / 2 Gallon - High Quality Grade 304 Stainless Steel - Suitable For All Heat Sources Including Induction Hobs
Andrew James Luxurious Maslin Pan 9 litre / 2 Gallon - High Quality Grade 304 Stainless Steel - Suitable For All Heat Sources Including Induction Hobs
Offered by Andrew James UK LTD
Price: £59.95

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Its far from luxurious, 21 Sep 2013
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The stainless steel in very thin overall, the base, encapsulated though it is, is only 4.9mm which is thinner than the true "luxury" grade pans, and unfortunately this means that your jam will burn. The shape of the bottom, being designed to fit on a conventional sized hob, makes it difficult to achieve a fast boil without the flame on a gas burner licking around the base onto the very thin sides. Overall, though the price has dropped since I bought it, if it doesn't do the job its meant to do, then its not worth the money. I returned it (and am not in dispute with the company to get a refund of the amount I actually paid for the item, not the price it is currently selling at, which is somewhat less than I paid). Update on that: its been pointed out to be that the balance of what I paid was actually the p&p which of course they will not refund. A cautionary tale as a lot of items on Amazon marketplace have low prices and high p&p and now I now why.


Stargazer Face Paint Crayons - Set of 12 Colours
Stargazer Face Paint Crayons - Set of 12 Colours
Offered by The Pea's Knees Ltd
Price: £2.95

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful colour and texture but a bit too easily smudged, 10 Sep 2013
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This is probably an inevitable trade-off with face paint crayons: if they are soft enough to go on easily and not drag the children's skin, then they are soft enough to easily smudge. However, the colours were rich and vibrant and blended easily, I enjoyed using them. The gold was great and went over face paints beautifully. However, as other people mentioned, tearing off the gold paper when the tip wears down is a fiddly pain and leaves crayons wedged under your fingernails.


Lucky Art Neon Colours Face And Body Crayons
Lucky Art Neon Colours Face And Body Crayons
Offered by My Swift
Price: £1.20

4.0 out of 5 stars Lovely colours but a litttle hard, 10 Sep 2013
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I enjoyed using these vibrant colours but they did drag on the children skins a little, could have done with being a little softer. They blend nicely using a make-up brush to give graduated colours, very effective and quick.


Snazaroo Face and Body Paint, Glitter Gel, 12ml, Turquoise and Silver mix
Snazaroo Face and Body Paint, Glitter Gel, 12ml, Turquoise and Silver mix
Offered by Buy-For-Less-Online
Price: £3.10

5.0 out of 5 stars It goes a long way with maximum impact, 10 Sep 2013
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I bought this to go with face paints, used it mostly to brighten up a blue and green butterfly design. Wow, did it add impact! And also only needed to use very little for a wonderful glitter. However, it doesn't seem to come off as easily as the face paint does.


25mm 1 Inch Bias Binding Trim Natural With Seeds 10m Roll 100% Cotton Open Fold Tape
25mm 1 Inch Bias Binding Trim Natural With Seeds 10m Roll 100% Cotton Open Fold Tape

3.0 out of 5 stars Good product but misleading picture, 28 Aug 2013
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10m isn't a lot and looks even less when it arrives in very small envelope. I wish I'd ordered twice as much. Product is fine though and did the job.


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