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The Diary of Thomas Turner, 1754-1765 (Oxford Paperbacks)
The Diary of Thomas Turner, 1754-1765 (Oxford Paperbacks)
by Thomas Turner
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating slice of 18th life. A man at the ..., 13 July 2014
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Fascinating slice of 18th life.A man at the heart of everyday village life,a finger in most pies ,at times a drunkard ,at other times a solid ,law abiding citizen.A man with a few inner demons who appears to have treated others well,including those who tried to take advantage. Would have read more if there had been more to read.


Paupers and Pig Killers: The Diary of William Holland, a Somerset Parson, 1799-1818 (Biography, Letters & Diaries)
Paupers and Pig Killers: The Diary of William Holland, a Somerset Parson, 1799-1818 (Biography, Letters & Diaries)
by William Holland
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed the read, 13 July 2014
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Enjoyed the read.Only downside was the missing periods ,and there were many of them,due to the missing notebooks as explained in the introduction. Skinner came across as a rather stern,sarcastic kind of fellow to me,maybe his "flock" made him like that. But well worth buying.


Barnacle Bill [DVD]
Barnacle Bill [DVD]
Dvd ~ Alec Guinness
Price: £10.12

5.0 out of 5 stars delightful, 15 Jun 2014
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Didnt really expect much from this,one of alec guinnesses lesser known films.But I really liked it..improbable story line of course-but who cares? Guiness as usual was superb....delightful 90 mins (or so) of pure old fashioned whimsy.The only complaint i can make is that now,mores the pity,Ive watched each and every one of his films,available ones that is,...but no real problem I can always watch them again......his films are timeless.


Return To The Lost Adams Diggings: The Paul A. Hale Story
Return To The Lost Adams Diggings: The Paul A. Hale Story
Price: £5.52

3.0 out of 5 stars Unconvinced, 14 Jun 2014
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Personally I found Richard Frenches,s first book "four days from fort wingate" more interesting. "Return to the lost adams diggings" while quite interesting didnt convince me that what he supposedly found was the legendary canyon ,cabin and so on and so forth. It could have been I suppose,but there wasnt,for me anyway ,any convincing proof of that.In truth I was somewhat dissapointed in the book..promised much but delivered little in my opinion.


Bee-master of Warrilow (Ashgrove country library)
Bee-master of Warrilow (Ashgrove country library)
by Tickner Edwardes
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars fascinating, 13 Oct 2013
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I bought this book not having any interest in bees whatsoever.The reason I bought it was because I had just finished a book titled"england is a village" apparently number 1 in a proposed series entitled "ashgrove country library"So I looked around for other titles in series and this was only one Ive found.Both were marvelous books."BEE MASTER OF WARRILOW" was a book that grabbed me and forced me to read ,rather than the other way round.There were 219 pages to the book,if the author had written 2190 pages more ,I would have read them all.A million more things going on in "bee world" than I would ever have imagined.


The Winslow Boy [DVD] [1948]
The Winslow Boy [DVD] [1948]
Dvd ~ Robert Donat
Price: £9.97

4.0 out of 5 stars great character acting, 22 April 2013
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Enjoyed the film,believable characters and well acted. Particularly enjoyed Robert Donats part as the aloof,arrogant barrister,who was a great deal more sentimental than his demeanour suggested. The one criticism I have is that the end ,and verdict was somewhat abrupt.No really great court scenes,just a hurried and hysterical report from the housemaid to the family regards the final outcome of the case.Was expecting a court based drama ,but alas there wasnt much court action at all.But nonetheless a very good film,Cedric Hardwicke was magnificenent in his role, as was Donat,and the minor characters played their roles well also.
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Xtra-Funky Exclusive PU Leather 360 Degree Rotating Smart Case For Apple iPad 2 / 3 / 4 with Auto Wake / Sleep Function + Screen Protector and Soft Tipped Stylus - RED
Xtra-Funky Exclusive PU Leather 360 Degree Rotating Smart Case For Apple iPad 2 / 3 / 4 with Auto Wake / Sleep Function + Screen Protector and Soft Tipped Stylus - RED
Offered by Xtra-Funky Ltd (VAT Registered)
Price: £12.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars nice item nice price, 29 Mar 2013
I was pleased with this product. nice snug fit for the ipad,will keep tablet free from everyday scratches and looks good as well......fast delivery as well.....couldnt really ask for more.


Glory Glory Nights, The
Glory Glory Nights, The
by Adam Powley
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.00

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3.0 out of 5 stars so so, 15 Feb 2013
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Was rather disappointed ,expected more coverage of the 60s european games,but photowise there was nothing there I hadnt seen before....depends what era youre more interested in I suppose....even the later years coverage seemed a bit rushed and in places very brief.


Garrett Ace 150 Metal Detector
Garrett Ace 150 Metal Detector
Offered by Detector Distribution Ltd
Price: £125.99

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Addicted, 15 Feb 2013
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As a complete novice Ive no idea how this performs against other detectors although considered opinion is that you cant do much better than a Garrett. Ive only been out 4 times with it to the beach...total finds 3 pound coins and a 50 pence (found 6-7 inches down in sand) a couple of lead animal figures and lots of tinfoil and caps.Easy to use though took me a few hours to really understand modes,discrimination,target sounds etc, still a lot to learn but im enjoying myself tremendously. Its all i need in a detector,dont see the need to spend more,after all im not seeking to make a living out of it. but beware this metal detecting lark gets very addictive...the thing is you never know whats there for you to find. happy hunting


Dad's Army - The Complete Collection [DVD] [1968]
Dad's Army - The Complete Collection [DVD] [1968]
Dvd ~ Arthur Lowe
Price: £21.99

5.0 out of 5 stars British comedy at its best, 16 Oct 2012
I bought this box set at blockbusters for £26-money very well spent!No need for crude jokes or bad language to get a laugh,just superb actors,terriffic script and humourous situation comedy.In my opinion there was no tv series as funny before dads army,and certainly none as funny since! Why cant the beeb or itv come up with comedy such as this in present times,instead of the peurile rubbish dished up for viewers today which could only be described as funny due to its unfunniness. Enjoyed the box set tremendously.....one or two episodes might have been a little weaker than the rest,but thats perhaps to be expected.All the characters neatly dovetailed with each other...superb!


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