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Quest Kyolic Garlic 600mg - 120 Tablets
Quest Kyolic Garlic 600mg - 120 Tablets
Price: £16.85

3.0 out of 5 stars Hard to take, 25 Jun. 2015
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these would be easier to take in vegecap form. as it is, it's like trying to force down a pellet of chalk. apart from that, they semll good and garlicky, so i'd recommend them.


Yogi Tea Breathe Deep 17 Teabags (Pack of 6, Total 102 Teabags)
Yogi Tea Breathe Deep 17 Teabags (Pack of 6, Total 102 Teabags)
Price: £13.74

5.0 out of 5 stars Good stuff, 25 Jun. 2015
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absolutely the tops. the only thing that got me through last winter's virulent coughing bug. and, amazingly for herb tea, it actually tastes nice!


F10975Lc Dunlop Green Flash Womens Casual Toe Cap Trainers Plimsoles Size Uk 6
F10975Lc Dunlop Green Flash Womens Casual Toe Cap Trainers Plimsoles Size Uk 6
Offered by Mr Shoes
Price: £34.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Fits like a... boat., 25 Jun. 2015
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i reckon this is the Unisex size 6/39, not the women's size 6/39. i slip out of the heel at the back, which is annoying, but not annoying enough to go to the trouble of paying the postage and sending them back. other than that, they're fine.


Stool swiveling chair - 360° rotatable, 7 cm cushion, adjustable height - Black - desk stool
Stool swiveling chair - 360° rotatable, 7 cm cushion, adjustable height - Black - desk stool
Offered by DEUBA GmbH & Co. KG.
Price: £22.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Beware! Remove black plastic cap before fitting!, 25 Jun. 2015
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the stool is great: well padded, sturdy, neat in size, and - for once - high enough for my desk. i can't say the same for the packaging: an unpadded cardboard box, which arrived with one of the legs of the stool sticking out! unimpressed, too, by no English instructions (though the diagrams are clear enough) - which meant i left the black plastic cap on (on top of the cylinder-leg) and then, in trying to get it to seat properly, jammed it into the collar of the stool seat. having translated the 'Achtung! Bitte die Plastikappe vor Montage entfernen' with Google translate, i then spent ten minutes trying to force the cap out again, with pliers and a lot of expletives. felt triumphant when it finally broke in two pieces and was levered out - and then all was fine: one very nice office stool. :-) but they could package it better, i reckon - and add an English translation for those of us who never studied German...


Prewetts Instant Organic Chicory 6 x 100g
Prewetts Instant Organic Chicory 6 x 100g
Offered by prewetts health foods ltd
Price: £16.39

5.0 out of 5 stars YUMPTIOUS!, 10 Jun. 2015
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excellent stuff. i'm trying to give up tea (gave up coffee long ago) and this makes a more than acceptable substitute beverage. lovely taste, good for you: what's not to like? :-)


Yogi Tea Breathe Deep 17bag x 1 Box
Yogi Tea Breathe Deep 17bag x 1 Box
Offered by Natures Healthbox
Price: £2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars unusually nice, for a herbal tea, 11 April 2015
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great stuff, for chesty coughs, etc. really nice taste. it clears the head, and even helps a little with asthma attacks; at least i've found it does. and - a nice touch, if not strictly to do with the quality of the tea - each bag has a little tag on it with a message: rather like a Fortune Cookie! :-)


SAMSUNG GT-C3590 SILVER
SAMSUNG GT-C3590 SILVER
Offered by MNZ Technologies Limited
Price: £54.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A CORKER OF A PHONE!, 4 April 2015
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Really great little un-smart (but in fact, very smart) phone. had it for a week or two now, and really love it! texting is easy and very clear, and the predictive text is, well, predictive; in other words, a bit annoying till the phone has learned your ways. the displays are very clear, too. there are lots of apps and games which frankly aren't of any interest to me; but what i do use - and which works very well - is the calendar/appointments/reminder function, and the programmable alarms - no idea how many it can do, but i've put in five, and not been told of any limit yet. you can stack up your favourites on the top, right-hand button - again, as many as you like, i think; though after half a dozen or so, you have to click onto the next screen. it's light enough to carry around - unlike most smartphones - a consideration for anyone who likes to keep their phone in a pocket. and it has a great choice of ringtones, alarm tones etc.
this phone thoroughly deserves 5 stars. let's hope it lasts as long as my other Samsung phones - which are still working, ten years after i bought them (but aren't as packed with goodies as this one).


The End of the World Running Club
The End of the World Running Club
by Adrian J Walker
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best kind of post-catastrophe fiction (and not a zombie to be seen!), 10 Mar. 2015
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A marvellous book. It can stand with the best of post-catastrophe fiction: 'Death of Grass' and 'Wrinkle in the Skin', both by John Christopher; 'The Day of the Triffids' by John Wyndham, 'Memoirs of a Survivor' by Doris Lessing - and all the other classics. This book doesn't shy away from the horrors of a country in hideous ruin after a meteor strike, but nor does it revel gratuitously in violence: what violence there is, is legitimately part of what would happen to the human animal struggling for survival, as the veneer of civilised behaviour is stripped away. The main characters are vividly drawn, the ordeal of their odyssey wholly absorbing.
I really can't imagine why this writer felt he had to self-publish: this is the kind of book publishers should be lining up for. Apropos of that, I would make a small criticism: I spotted at least half a dozen typos and omissions, and one actual narrative mistake. These would have been picked up (one hopes) by a professional editor, had the book been published by a publishing house. Despite them - and this is high praise, since I am increasingly irritated by the poor standard of proof-reading nowadays - I did not find myself distracted in the least from what is a really excellent book, and one which drew me into its world for several days and haunts me still.


High quality Professional Gym Rebounder - Used in 1000's of Gyms, and Physio Clinics World Wide! Robust and Very Low Impact. Buy the Best Rebounder because Your Body Deserves It, and you Need To Get Results
High quality Professional Gym Rebounder - Used in 1000's of Gyms, and Physio Clinics World Wide! Robust and Very Low Impact. Buy the Best Rebounder because Your Body Deserves It, and you Need To Get Results
Offered by Health2fitness LTD - Rebound UK
Price: £225.00

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars STURDILY MADE, RESILIENT, AND A NICE 'GIVE', 18 Jan. 2015
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arrived yesterday - and it's impressive... definitely not a toy! i tried out a few moves, and very quickly realised that jumping was out of the question in my present state of unfit-ness: i'm in my sixties, and a fibromyalgia sufferer. however, gentle bunny hops, and bounce-running on the spot, were fine - and the mat is *just* the right degree of resistance-to-softness. it doesn't hurt my joints at all - but i was amazed at how much even gentle bouncing uses the core muscles (as well as leg muscles etc) and how quickly (within half a minute) i tired. i'm going to take it slowly, and over the weeks, i hope, i shall graduate to doing some real workouts; at the moment, much as i'm tempted to overdo it, i'm being very cautious. (other fibro sufferers will know, if you overdo physical exercise, the payback is protracted and painful!) until i've had more experience on it, i'm giving it four stars; might upgrade it later.

update: it's now a couple of months later, and i'm still very pleased indeed with it. i've managed to get up to three minutes of continuous movement - gentle rocking, small bounces and - most useful of all, jogging on the spot. the latter is the best use of this rebounder for me, as i can run in a way i never can on a hard surface. i don't use the DVD, because the people in it are all insanely hyper-energetic and horribly enthusiastic. for *real* people, evolving your own moves, (to music or not - i prefer not, as music imposes a rhythm from outside) is the most satisfying way to go. another small point: i'm beginning to believe it actually *is* good for lymph drainage, because it certainly drains the sinuses!

i've added another star - it deserves it!
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Marius Fabre Savon de Marseille Herbier Liquid Soap 500ml - Verbena
Marius Fabre Savon de Marseille Herbier Liquid Soap 500ml - Verbena
Offered by Marmaduke The Cat
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVELY STUFF!, 31 Dec. 2014
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just gorgeous! it has a faint but lovely citrus smell, washes off very cleanly, and if the last bottle i bought is anything to go by - lasts for months and months. i even used it on my hair, and it was fine. i wouldn't hesitate to use this on ageing skin: it's so gentle.


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