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Tera New Mini Top Selling X6 2.4GHz 4CH Channel 6 Axis Gyro Remote Control RC Quadcopter Aerocraft with Light Camera Recording
Tera New Mini Top Selling X6 2.4GHz 4CH Channel 6 Axis Gyro Remote Control RC Quadcopter Aerocraft with Light Camera Recording
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Price: £31.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Not recommended., 30 Aug. 2015
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Sorry but just too fragile. First time it crashed (and they WILL crash) one of the gyroscopes broke and it's no longer possible to get it off the ground.


DC Marvel Superhero Comic Book Cover case for Samsung Galaxy S5 SM G900 - Wonder Woman - 910 - Black
DC Marvel Superhero Comic Book Cover case for Samsung Galaxy S5 SM G900 - Wonder Woman - 910 - Black
Offered by Accessories4Life
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice cover, good customer care, 17 Dec. 2014
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My original review: Love the design and it seems sturdy enough, but the lower edge was chipped when I took it out of the envelope. Not a good recommendation, really...

Edited to add: Contacted seller and suggested the wrapping may be at fault, they immediately responded and asked for a picture, then after receiving that offered to send me a replacement. Excellent customer care, very impressed.


Bread, Cake, Doughnut, Pudding: Sweet and Savoury Recipes from Britain's Best Baker
Bread, Cake, Doughnut, Pudding: Sweet and Savoury Recipes from Britain's Best Baker
by Justin Gellatly
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.99

12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just scrumptious, 27 Jun. 2014
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Lovely book, with well written recipes that work. "Old-fashioned" treats like the ginger cake and earl grey tea cake, but also recipes for Gellatly's famouos doughnuts (still haven't dared try that one) and sourdough. I am going to have fun baking my way through the rest of this one, a must-have for those who are fan of Gellatly's Bread Ahead and of St John Restaurant and their style of British food.


Noisy Monsters (Usborne Noisy Board Books)
Noisy Monsters (Usborne Noisy Board Books)
by Jessica Greenwell
Edition: Board book
Price: £11.43

3.0 out of 5 stars Very noisy monsters!, 27 Jun. 2014
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Lovely book, with funny pictures and sounds that my 3-y-o finds endlessly fascinating, but it is way too loud! Especially the car-crunching monster really hurts my ears and I cover the speaker area to try to muffle it. Is this really within loundness regulations?


Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking
by Anya von Bremzen
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.54

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Toska, nostalgia, memories..., 12 Jan. 2014
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I just learned a new word, "toska", "that peculiarly Russian ache of the soul", and it certainly runs through this memoir - do not let the title make you think it is a cookbook. Covering the author's family and their lives from tsarist Russia through the Soviet era, the cold war, Glasnost and to 2011 Putin times, I found it intensely fascinating.

Growing up in Norway in the 1970s and 1980s, Soviet was a large, menacing presence to the east. We heard of bread lines and bombs and saw pictures of grave-looking men in the Kremlin in the news, but ordinary people were not part of our consciousness of Soviet. Certainly not their food, did they have any at all? My first trip there was in 1990, to then Leningrad, and my main memory were the empty shops, and for us privileged tourists the eternal chicken. I was 17, and knew far too little of the realities...

From her mother's table in New York, Anya von Bremzen recounts her family's lives as privileged in some eras, shunned in others - the mosaic is rich and the food imagery brings it out for me. Unlike other reviewers, I found the topic well matched to the amount of detail given, and would wholeheartedly recommend this to those interested in a bygone time. Perhaps the "larger picture" isn't always there or sometimes seems divorced from the historical accounts included, as she tends to focus on the microcosmos of her own family or apartment building, but since she is recording her own experiences from childhood, it rings true to me. Intimate and distant in even measures, lovely.


Origin
Origin
by Ben Shewry
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £40.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous. Just gorgeous., 19 Jan. 2013
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This review is from: Origin (Hardcover)
Bought this for my husband for Christmas and ended up sitting around just reading it - the cover (soft and fleecy, very solid) is lovely and the picture stunning. Inside is not a cookbook but a manifesto, a philosophy, wrapped in wonderful pictures, recipes and food. An amazing job, by an amazing chef.


A PACK OF BLACK AND BLUE COLOUR SILICONES CASE COVER FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER S5690
A PACK OF BLACK AND BLUE COLOUR SILICONES CASE COVER FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER S5690

5.0 out of 5 stars soft and flexible, 19 Jan. 2013
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The material is soft, flexible enough to allow access to buttons, slips on and off easily but doesn't fall off.


The Sorcerer's Apprentices: A Season at el Bulli
The Sorcerer's Apprentices: A Season at el Bulli
by Lisa Abend
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars beautiful prose, beautiful food, 5 Mar. 2012
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I bought this for my husband, who has a professional interest and is a big fan of Ferra's, and he highly recommends this book. As a "common reader", I have to say the book is extremely well written, the portraits (written and photographic) are lovely and interesting and bring you into the kitchen of the ElBulli phenomenon. Highly recommended if you have an interest in the restaurant world and the developments, this is a snapshot of a season, the actors and patrons of a restaurant that has left its mark on the food world. I will be looking forward to more from Ms Abend!


Gruffalo Family Planner Grid Calendar 2012
Gruffalo Family Planner Grid Calendar 2012
by teNeues
Edition: Calendar

5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I was looking for, 8 Dec. 2011
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Should have found this in August! 18-month calendar starting in August 2011, with plenty of space for our five-person family. Nice big squares, easy to keep track, I really like the stickers and the little Gruffalo quotes everywhere. Will be looking for the next one when the current one runs out.


The Hummingbird Bakery Cupcakes & Muffins
The Hummingbird Bakery Cupcakes & Muffins
by Tarek Malouf
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what it says on the book, 26 May 2011
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Recipes for cupcakes and muffins, a couple of frostings - and lovely glossy photos. Tiny format, so I have bought a couple and use them as hostess gifts, send w a birthday card etc - they are in a good letterbox format:) Not convinced by recipes, they seldom seem to give the 12 muffins/cupcakes stated, and the frosting too covers a lot more than specified, but then again that is a good thing, isn't it?


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