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Music To Move The Soul: 100 Group Sessions Using Today's Music (Youthwork The Resources)
Music To Move The Soul: 100 Group Sessions Using Today's Music (Youthwork The Resources)
by Steve Adams
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.58

4.0 out of 5 stars Reflections are great - book could do with updating as it was ..., 20 Nov 2014
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Reflections are great - book could do with updating as it was first published in 1998 and I wouldn't use some of the recommended tracks at all. However the content and activities are good.


For Love or Country [DVD] [2007]
For Love or Country [DVD] [2007]
Dvd ~ Andy Garcia
Offered by HalfpriceDVDS_FBA
Price: £12.98

5.0 out of 5 stars For Jazz Lovers, 6 Nov 2013
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Really fascinating account of Arturo Sandoval's life and lovely to hear the music - though there wasn't enough of it.


Peanuts Guide to Life: Book 1 (Peanuts Gift Books)
Peanuts Guide to Life: Book 1 (Peanuts Gift Books)
by Charles M Schulz
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Happy Days!, 6 Nov 2013
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Grew up with Peanuts wisdoms - bought this as a gift for my sister and she absolutely loves it. Great!


Fruit of the Loom Elasticated Jog Pants, Navy, M
Fruit of the Loom Elasticated Jog Pants, Navy, M
Offered by TEAM SOUTH WEST Ltd.
Price: £6.43

5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I needed :), 6 Nov 2013
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These are really good non-branded jog pants. They are hard wearing, long lasting and warm. They have hardly faded in 18 months and I am just about to buy another pair. Great value for money :)


40-Day Journey With Dietrich Bonhoeffer
40-Day Journey With Dietrich Bonhoeffer
by Ronald Klug
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Essential Time with God., 6 Nov 2013
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Quite in depth reflections, recommended spending 30 minutes each day - this would only be possible if you took a small section to work on each day. Plenty of food for thought though. I felt that some of it was a bit over my head though.


Grace for the Moment: Inspirational Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
Grace for the Moment: Inspirational Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
by Max Lucado
Edition: Leather Bound

3.0 out of 5 stars Surprise :(, 6 Nov 2013
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Pages missing but didn't find out for months as they were missing from July - but who checks that the pages of their books are in order before they read it - especially if it is meant for daily reflection?


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4.0 out of 5 stars Hannah finds the Cycloneblaze a Damp Squib, 10 April 2007
The packaging states: "Cycloneblaze Nova Dragon heroically emits explosive roars and blinding flashes to debilitate his enemies". Oh does he? I don't think so.

My daughter Hannah(aged 5 3/4 (she says!)) built the dragon herself and she had no problems following the diagrammatic instructions- and a magnificent looking dragon it is too, but we remain baffled as to how this dragon is supposed to roar or light up, if at all! and I defy anyone to find the roar or flashes on this beast? They have confounded me, my husband, my daughter and every other person who has looked at the toy so far.

I've checked the packaging and instructions over again, and yes, it says that it roars and lights up, but there is no mention of how to activate this (if this is at all possible) in the instructions anywhere! That being the main reason for her choosing the Cyclone it all seems a bit of a con really! If it is purely marketing "hot air", save yourself some grief and convince your child to stick with the earlier (and cheaper) releases.

The CD ROM has some interesting features; the histories are absorbing if the child can read that font unaided (I doubt many 6 year olds can) and there are some short films (no adverts!) to interest you in (sell) subsequent models too! I know this squib can't make a "hiss" but it's certainly taken it!


Hotel Rwanda [DVD]
Hotel Rwanda [DVD]
Dvd ~ Xolani Mali
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: £3.99

11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Is Blood Thicker than Water?, 21 Sep 2006
This review is from: Hotel Rwanda [DVD] (DVD)
Don Cheadle plays the character Paul Rusesabagina, of the Hutu tribe. His wife is from the Tutsis and as the violence escalates you anticipate some kind of family betrayal. But Paul is in love with his wife and loves his family, and as he realises the extent of the suffering in his community he refuses to let tribal loyalties interfere with his relationships there. Paul Rusesabagina is an inspirational man and the world should be made aware of what he did. This is a film worthy of the "celluloid".

However, this film pulls no punches. It neither gilds the corruption, perfumes the betrayals nor sanitises the atrocities suffered by the Rwandans. Neither does it rationalise the ignorance or selfishness of the West. Yet, in so doing it gives a short sharp shock to the ostrich in all of us and surprisingly we are left with a thoroughly engaging account of events.

You may believe that, "Blood is thicker than water", and that family comes first, but by the end of the film you can't help asking yourself how you would behave in the same position. Would you be courageous and compassionate enough to do as he did or would you be looking after No.1?


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