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The Everyday Halogen Oven Cookbook: Quick, Easy And Nutritious Recipes For All The Family
The Everyday Halogen Oven Cookbook: Quick, Easy And Nutritious Recipes For All The Family
by Sarah Flower
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars A useful book for the Halogen oven 'newbies' out there, 3 Dec. 2014
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A useful book for the Halogen oven 'newbies' out there, with a good variety of recipes and some important pointers not included in my oven's manual, such as modifying temperature/cooking times and not treating recipe's indicated temperatures and cooking times as gospel. A little trial and error will be involved, but the results are worth it.


PUNK 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society - Get A Job, Get A Car, Get A Bed, Get Drunk! Underground Punk and Post-Punk in the UK 1977-81, Volume 2
PUNK 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society - Get A Job, Get A Car, Get A Bed, Get Drunk! Underground Punk and Post-Punk in the UK 1977-81, Volume 2
Price: £9.99

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Guaranteed to cure your mid-life crisis, 8 Mar. 2014
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With the Sex Pistols et al in the vanguard and the limelight, across the country bands sprung up to peddle their own brand of anger and disillusionment, and here is a collection of some of the best. Anyone with memories of the time will see a couple of familiar names, such as the Mekons and the Killjoys, but there are lesser known gems,too. Some clever lyrics that you wouldn't get away with in any other genre, and the opening lines of 'Mucky pup' should be listened to after lunch, not before. Nice accompanying booklet that gives a real feel for the period. Go on, annoy the neighbours...........


Rare Record Price Guide 2014
Rare Record Price Guide 2014
by Ian Shirley
Edition: Paperback
Price: £29.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Useful for cross reference, 31 Jan. 2014
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Would be cheaper if they were a little more selective on content, but I only bought it as a cross reference to use alongside Discogs and eBay, plus it's a useful offline reference, since my computer is nowhere near my comfy chair and the fireplace.


The Little Book of Backgammon Tips (Little Books (Absolute Press))
The Little Book of Backgammon Tips (Little Books (Absolute Press))
by Christopher Jones
Edition: Paperback
Price: £2.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Winning strategies in your pocket, 5 July 2013
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A great little guide, with hints tips and tricks presented in easy to remember bite-sized chunks. As an accompaniment to 'Backgammon for dummies' it is invaluable. I dip into it regularly and my game as a humble beginner has improved immensely.
Highly recommended.


7" inch Touch Screen Allwinner A13 1.0GHz CPU Android 4.4 Tablet PC Dual Core HDD 512MB WiFi (Blue)
7" inch Touch Screen Allwinner A13 1.0GHz CPU Android 4.4 Tablet PC Dual Core HDD 512MB WiFi (Blue)
Offered by JINYJIA E-SHOP
Price: £26.99

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Value for the money, 5 July 2013
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A nifty little peice of kit, ideal for wi-fi surfing at the pub. The instruction leaflet is dire, but there are plenty of resources on the net to assist anyone unfamiliar with the Android operating system. The battery needs at least three good charges to get it working efficiently. For the price of a weekend out on the town, I can't fault it.


Black Country Communion
Black Country Communion
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Just like ol' times, 2 Feb. 2013
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Now THIS is how rock music used to be. Bonamassa effortlessly crosses the threshold from his blues background, Hughes can still kick out a vocal and Bonham runs the powerhouse and drives everything along mercilessly. Derek Sherinian's pedigree on keyboards binds everything together nicely. An album not to be played quietly.


Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying:
Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying:
by Langewiesche
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A must-have on the basics, 23 Jan. 2013
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A worthy addition to an aviator's library, purely on it's longevity. The air hasn't changed, nor the physics, so the book doesn't need to.
Read and learn.


Liners of the Golden age - The Hulton getty Picture Collection
Liners of the Golden age - The Hulton getty Picture Collection
by Robert Fox
Edition: Hardcover

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A pictorial gem, 8 Jan. 2012
My late father travelled to Burma in the 40's on the Brittanic. I purchased this book for a particular photo of that ship,
but the quality of the images in a book that covers the glory days of the liner is unsurpassed.
A fabulous, large format visual history of the golden age of sea travel, with subjects ranging from the sublime to the bizarre
(there is a game being played on deck that defies description. Unless it involved superglue).
With the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic approaching, this is a poignant and fascinating insight into the
class divided world of the liner, along with pictures showing the engineering excellence of a bygone age.
Recommended.


100 Best Album Covers
100 Best Album Covers
by Storm Thorgerson
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating insight into Album cover design, 10 May 2011
This review is from: 100 Best Album Covers (Paperback)
With the upsurge in music downloads, the Halcyon days of the vinyl album seem a distant memory. What a sad loss. This book reminds you why,when you bought music, you really got 'bang for your buck'. Eye-catching artwork, clever use of imagery to put the music into context, often thought provoking, the album cover was an intrinsic part of your music experience.
This book gives a selection of the author's favourite artwork, setting out their criteria as to what makes good design. You may not agree with all of their choices, but each cover has a story to tell, often peppered with 'I never noticed that before' moments.
From the brilliant,ethereal cover of the album 'Celestial', by Heavenly bodies, designed using layers of tissue paper in a packing case, that would put a lot of modern computer generated efforts to shame, to the simple homage to Elvis Presley in the design of 'London calling' by the Clash, this eclectic mix makes great reading.
Anecdotes from the artists,designers and musicians help weave a fascinating insight into the lost world of graphic design in music.
The kids today are really mising out........


Backgammon for Dummies
Backgammon for Dummies
by Chris Bray
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.98

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Step by step to Victory!, 19 Oct. 2010
This review is from: Backgammon for Dummies (Paperback)
Having just learnt the basics of Backgammon from surfing the net, I downloaded the excellent freeware GNU backgammon. Even on the beginner settings I was getting badly,humiliatingly mauled by the program. Not a single win.
So I bought this book which explains everything from the board layout, through the moves, dice probability, the beginning,middle and end games, with all the related strategy and tactics. Good examples shown. An excellent book regardless of your prowess at this game, and still worth dipping into as a refresher on a regular basis. Written in an easy style, as all 'Dummies' books are, but you won't be a dummy at backgammon for very long after reading this book.
Read to Victory!


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