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Ms. A. F. Parker "Geishawhelk" (UK)

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Joseph Joseph Rocker Garlic Crusher - Green
Joseph Joseph Rocker Garlic Crusher - Green
Price: 11.00

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Garlic crusher? I don't think so..., 2 Jan 2013
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This product does not so much crush garlic as beat it into submission.
The cutting edges simply aren't man enough for the job. It makes the whole process hard work, and it doesn't do anything that a good flat hefty bash on the flat side of a a knife-blade can't.. Aesthetically pleasing, it may be, fun gadget to look at, perhaps...
Useful? Up for the job and fit for purpose? It ain't.

Waste of money.

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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't better the other reviews!, 27 Mar 2011
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My mother has been a long-term practitioner of yoga and uses both a neti-pot and a tongue scraper for nasal sinus-clearing and oral hygiene, respectively.
I've been using the tongue scraper for a long time, but it took me a while to pick up the "courage" to try a neti pot....Damn, I wish I'd done it sooner!
I'm prone to head-colds, but my most recent sniffle lasted 3 days - as opposed to my customary week-and-a-half!
It takes a little getting used to.... tilting the head to one side, and tucking the chin in a little, helps prevent the saline solution from going down the throat. it doesn't make you feel sick, either, because the solution tastes exactly like tears....
But it's solution wasted if you let it do that....!

Look - it's fantastic. It works, and it leaves your nose feeling really clean and clear.
And it's better, any day, than pumping chemical sprays up there.

Wahl ZX642 Non Stick Egg Boiler, 400 Watt, Silver
Wahl ZX642 Non Stick Egg Boiler, 400 Watt, Silver
Price: 12.00

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Boiler - good. accessories? Hmmmmm....., 21 Jun 2009
It's a fabulous little gizmo....
My one (ok, one and a bit) criticisms would be that the cup really needs to have far better, more legible markings. They are extremely faint, and if you're short-sighted, dreadfully indistinct. The division between one marking and the next is also so minimal, it's really hard to get an accurate level.

The pin with which to prick the eggs, is - pardon the pun - pointless.
You'd be much better just piercing BOTH ends of the eggs with the tip of a sharp knife, than trying to use the integral pin on the egg-holder.

Make sure your eggs are at room temperature too. if you use eggs direct from the fridge, they're too cold, and they crack... the mess is a pain to clear up afterwards.....

But it does the job well!

Little Face: Culver Valley Crime Book 1
Little Face: Culver Valley Crime Book 1
by Sophie Hannah
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

25 of 29 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars She should stick to poetry, 28 Feb 2007
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I'm sorry, I found this book contrived, unbelievable and inconsistent.

The characters display such ridiculous extremes of emotions, they're more caricatures than believable players... If police officers actually demonstrated the profiles they do in this book, to the extents illustrated, they'd be dismissed from the force as being unstable.... I don't want to say too much about the central character, without giving the plot away, but her hysterical demeanour and total lack of self-esteem, makes it impossible for her to have acted in the way she did, and to have planned her strategies in such fine detail. She was off the scale with depression, fear and insecurity, but the final chapters make all of the above a total lie....

The book was also confusingly written in both the first and third person, which although probably intended to seem clever, did nothing to enhance the story at all, and just added to the confusion.

And the plot was so convoluted as to leave fairly salient points unanswered... red herrings so abundant as to be a case of over-fishing....

Sophisticated, well-written, readable and gripping - it ain't.

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