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Coghlans Salt and Pepper Shaker - Transparent
Coghlans Salt and Pepper Shaker - Transparent
Offered by Funky Leisure
Price: £3.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent practical item for every day seasoning emergencies, 11 May 2016
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Tiny salt and pepper cellar, ideal for keeping in your handbag for everyday 'emergencies', unexpected eating on the go, or taking on short camping trips. e.g. I can now grab some boiled eggs and eat them as a snack on the go. The caps at either end unscrew to reveal the holes through which you shake the salt pepper, and unscrewing in the middle allows to refill. All this feels secure and doesn't seem to leak. Make sure you understand the size and check whether it is fit for the purpose you want e.g. too small for a 2-week family camping holiday. For the purpose it is intended to serve, it seems excellent.


Osprey Flap Jill Micro shoulder bag Ladies pink 2016 daypack
Osprey Flap Jill Micro shoulder bag Ladies pink 2016 daypack
Offered by Fox's Outdoor
Price: £29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great bag, so practical!, 11 May 2016
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I bought this as I saw someone else with one and loved the combination of the size, that it looks a bit hand bag-y, yet is so practical. The strap is wide and very comfy across the body, even if the bag is heavy. The material is durable and showerproof (not fully waterproof, but it would need a fair amount of rain to penetrate through). There is a roomy main compartment that zips shut and a small front pocket with a flap with velcro (with many smaller compartments and a clip for a keyring), as well as a small hidden zip pocket at the back (good for a passport, travel tickets, etc). Besides the usual wallet, unbrella, tissues, etc I can get a eReader/guidebook in here, or bottle of beer, or camera, a fold up waterproof jacket etc. You can also overfill it e.g. stuffing a jumper in the top, which stays in the bag even if the bag won't zip up. So practical! I also like the shape and subtle logo. It only loses a star as it is quite a vibrant magenta colour, not the dark colour shown in the picture. There are other colours in the range if you wanted something a bit smarter or more subtle.


Gibsons 1980s Sweet Memories Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces)
Gibsons 1980s Sweet Memories Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces)
Price: £7.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Great gift, fun present, 14 Mar. 2016
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Got this as a present for my (30-year-old) brother who usually plays computer games and is too cool for jigsaws, but always does one at our parents' house over Christmas. Just as he thought he was going to have to crack open a county cottage scene, he opened this present, and was thrilled. It's not too tough due to the pattern and only 1000 pieces, no endless sky, but there are enough pieces and purple bits to require a bit of thought and challenge.


Star Wars C3PO R2D2 Official Gift 1 Pair Mens Boxer Shorts Blue Small
Star Wars C3PO R2D2 Official Gift 1 Pair Mens Boxer Shorts Blue Small

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice gift, fit well, wash fine, 14 Mar. 2016
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Just a novelty pair of pants, not a lot to say, but made a nice Christmas gift for my boyfriend without looking too brightly coloured or like children's wear. They fit as expected and seem to wash fine, no fading yet.


Skiweb Ski Carrier - New Classic Design
Skiweb Ski Carrier - New Classic Design
Offered by Skiweb
Price: £14.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Handy, best thing for a day's skiing, 14 Mar. 2016
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A bit fiddly to get the skis in with poles, but not bad and extremely handy for transporting skis on the train. You can swing them around without one ski falling out from the other, swing them into the ski carriage area in the train, duck them down for low underpasses, etc. You do need to keep an arm on the skis to stop them swinging horizontal as you carry them, as there is only one over-arm strap. Some additional waist strap or similar would have been a handy additional to the design (and especially if you were planning to use this while snow shoeing or something - is in not really designed for that as it is not "hand's free"). However, this is still the best thing for taking for a day's skiing, as it folds down so small when you're on the slopes.


EU Flag T shirt, European Flag (small, grey)
EU Flag T shirt, European Flag (small, grey)
Offered by Art2Wear
Price: £5.99

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3.0 out of 5 stars Typical American "Fruit of the Loom" t-shirt, 14 Mar. 2016
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This review is from: EU Flag T shirt, European Flag
Typical American "Fruit of the Loom" t-shirt i.e. a thick density cotton, large sizing and shapeless fit (as is presumably still in fashion since the 1980s in the US, as I otherwise cannot explain why Fruit of the Loom manages to keep going). Big print on the front gives the shirt a slightly stiff feel. However - this is all exactly as described and reflected in the price, and I could not find anything better on the internet, so overall I am very happy with the purchase. I am going to try to cut off the sleeves and neck to give it a moderately fashionable look, then begin my campaigning for the UK referendum!


Rieker 73490-00, Women's Chukka Boots, Black (Black), 6 UK (39 EU)
Rieker 73490-00, Women's Chukka Boots, Black (Black), 6 UK (39 EU)
Offered by Bells Shoes
Price: £31.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Soft and surprisingly light weight. I am not convinced ..., 14 Mar. 2016
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Soft and surprisingly light weight. I am not convinced they are real leather, there is nothing on the box of show to suggest they are (no symbol on any labels or on the sole), and they don't smell of leather - but then not sure Rieker would do fake leather, so they might be. Be warned, they have a moderately narrow fit, which surprised me, having found Rieker shows generally quite roomy in the past. The leather is soft and they were cheap in the sale, so I will keep them and hopefully they will loosen up and work out ok.


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1.0 out of 5 stars Not good for small ears, 18 Oct. 2015
I bought these to wear when playing with a samba band and for loud clubs. However, they really hurt my ears, as the core is quite thick, the rubber doesn't flatten down much at all. (They are thicker / firmer than say Alpine MusicSafe Pro earplugs). If you don't wear the ear plugs fully in the ear (to reduce the pain), then they don't work at all. Finally, they stick out a lot from the ears, more than any other ear plugs I've seen, especially when worn with the cord. Perhaps they work for others, but for me they were useless. The pouch is a bit fiddly to store then as well.


Cushion Pillow Cover Mulberry Red Colour Scatter Square First Class Stamps Vintage Style Printed Cotton Fabric
Cushion Pillow Cover Mulberry Red Colour Scatter Square First Class Stamps Vintage Style Printed Cotton Fabric
Offered by Arcobaleno London
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 1 April 2015
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Great colours, interesting idea for design, had lots of compliments on them.


Remonte Remonte, Womens Boots, Brown (25), 6 UK
Remonte Remonte, Womens Boots, Brown (25), 6 UK

5.0 out of 5 stars Comfy and smart, 1 April 2015
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Loved these shoes when I saw them in the shop, but they didn't have my size, hence ordered online. I think they look smart (e.g. for work) yet funky. As with all Rieker shoes, they are good quality leather and construction, sturdy sole, and soft lining. As with all Rieker shoes, they are ever so slightly larger than I'd like (I am UK size 6 / Euro 39), but no so much so that the next size down fits. That said, they are very soft and comfy, so I can walk loads in them without them rubbing or giving blisters. Note that you could shorten the laces and tie them as normal, without wrapping round the sides, if you preferred how they look like that. Very happy with the purchase.


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