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Enmor in the Autumn
Enmor in the Autumn
Price: 2.47

5.0 out of 5 stars Enmor, how not to run a hotel., 16 May 2014
I had difficulty getting into this book, not what I usually read, but recommended by a friend. It is not a hotel management book, quite the reverse. After a time I got the slow easy humour of this dysfunctional family and their attempts to run a hotel. After the first twenty pages I was surprised to find myself giggling, and people on the train must have thought me a candidate for the asylum.


The Cat: 3500 Years of the Cat in Art
The Cat: 3500 Years of the Cat in Art
by Caroline Bugler
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 20.37

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Miaow, 12 April 2013
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Lovely book, saw it at the RA but much cheaper here. If you like cats and or art, then this is the book to have. Lovely prints of cats through the ages from ancient China to the present day. A pleasing purchase.


Nicky Clarke NSS087 Frizz Control Straightener
Nicky Clarke NSS087 Frizz Control Straightener
Price: 22.95

8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Straighten without tears., 12 April 2013
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Last time I bought a Nicky Clarke Professional straightener, I paid over forty pounds and it has blown up after four good years and I am afraid leaving it switched on too long. So bought this one on recommendations and I am so surprised. It's just brilliant, used it and went out in damp and drizzle and my hair stayed straight. Heat control is excellent plus de-ioniser and a nice little booklet of tips on usage. Just Brilliant.


Floral Design Glass / Polished Chrome Touch Table Lamp
Floral Design Glass / Polished Chrome Touch Table Lamp

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Touch table lamp, 17 April 2012
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This lamp has a tiny bulb and only gives just enough light to read a kindle by. Other than that, it works and was easy to assemble.


Silver White Cubic Zirconia Hoop Earrings
Silver White Cubic Zirconia Hoop Earrings
Offered by Fanci Jewellery
Price: 33.69

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great present, 9 Jan 2012
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Bought these for my God daughter's mother and she is very pleased with them although I have not yet seen them. Hopefully she is not just being polite. I offered to exchange them but she declined so they must have pleased her and she is a woman of discernment.


Thin Red Line (1998) (Melanesian Choirs)
Thin Red Line (1998) (Melanesian Choirs)
Offered by skyvo-direct
Price: 5.64

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Melanesian Choirs, 5 Sep 2011
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Bought after seeing the emotive Thin Red Line. Slightly disappointed that the consistency of the melodies and singing is not as in the film, although the featured songs are OK. Anyway, a unique sound and experience.
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Cat Bells 18mm - Silver Colour, Pack of 10
Cat Bells 18mm - Silver Colour, Pack of 10
Offered by Fred Aldous Ltd
Price: 2.17

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not a toy, a cat bell, 18 July 2011
= Durability:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
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Good large cat bell with good tinkle. Minus marks for being bell only without a ring to hang it from the collar.


Broken Trail [DVD]
Broken Trail [DVD]
Dvd ~ Robert Duvall
Offered by RevisionNet
Price: 10.68

5.0 out of 5 stars A Triumph of Good over Evil, 10 July 2011
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This review is from: Broken Trail [DVD] (DVD)
I have read many of the other reviews and have to say that I cannot understand any of those that put this at less than four stars. I think it is first class, Duvall playing as lovable a character as in Lonesome Dove or Open Range. One review could not understand how Duvall who played a mafia thug and also went up against John Wayne in True Grit, could turn up here as the white hat guy. It's called acting I think.
Yes he is a good guy, hardened and polished like the leather of his saddle, forthright and just, quick witted and gentle, but ready to use extreme violence when encountering those who would harm him or those he holds dear.
It is a sort of road movie, with much attention given to the trail, moving a herd of horses north to sell into Canada. They meet baddies and collect waifs and strays as they go. Supposedly based on a true story, it may be slow at times, but these interludes are laden with stunning scenery and character developement. I will not discuss the plot, just see for yourselves, but I have rated this five stars and would not take half a star away. After the Duvall story in Lonesome Dove I rate this almost equally. I feel sure that real western lovers will not be disappointed.


Open Range [DVD] [2004]
Open Range [DVD] [2004]
Dvd ~ Kevin Costner
Offered by Champion Toys
Price: 2.89

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Open Range with Robert Duvall, 10 July 2011
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This review is from: Open Range [DVD] [2004] (DVD)
I have now seen three Robert Duvall westerns, Lonesome Dove, Open Range and Broken Trail. Duvall plays a similar character but different, in them all, but is thoroughly believable as a tough no nonsense man of the West who merely wishes to be allowed to live according to his strong moral convictions. In Open Range he plays an old hard bitten free grazer, moving his herd across the open range to the annoyance of a large ranch owner who also rules the town through a thuggish marshall.
Kevin Costner plays Duvall's right hand and for most of the time plays well. Where this film is let down, is by the love angle, I presume Kevin wanting to appear the great lover as well as the tough guy, and the end is protracted and somewhat boring as Kevin cosies up with the most eligible woman in town.
However, this is a good western when compared to say many John Wayne movies. It is dark, the violence is sharp with a sense of natural justice. The gun play is mostly believable, but Kevin appears to have a ten shot revolver. The filming in Wyoming is stunning, moody skies rather than the blue of Texas and green everywhere rather than desert scrub. A pity that a five star movie if left to Duvall becomes a four star movie due to Kevin's extraordinary ego, but I like it a lot.


Heston Blumenthal Precision Analogue Oven Thermometer
Heston Blumenthal Precision Analogue Oven Thermometer
Price: 9.99

16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Heston Blumenthal Oven Thermometer, 30 May 2011
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Thia has confirmed that my oven is running at the correct temperatures. However, the clip system seems very flimsy and only just fits on the oven bars. It is quite easy to read, but takes up valuable space and is easily dislodged.


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