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How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing Book 1)
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing Book 1)
Price: £1.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great tips for would-be authors., 17 Nov. 2014
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Randy Ingermanson provides a useful and easy to learn creative methodology for writing fiction, and teaches it by telling a story (rather than a step by step method). The snowflake method is premised on starting small and building from there, and it breaks down the creative process to digestible bites. It's a quick read and is packed full of useful tips. Thanks very much Randy!


Braun Silk-épil 7 7681 Wet and Dry Cordless Epilator with 5 Attachments
Braun Silk-épil 7 7681 Wet and Dry Cordless Epilator with 5 Attachments
Price: £87.09

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4.0 out of 5 stars Great on certain areas; SO PAINFUL on others, 29 Aug. 2014
Here's what epillating is great for:
- hair that is used to being waxed.
- hair that has previously been lasered but is growing back in patches.

Here's what epillating is awful for (from a pain management sense):
-hair that is used to being shaven.
-skin that isn't taut (i.e. under-pubic area, armpits)

When hair is used to being waxed, or has previously been lasered, it grows back thinner and the root is already traumatised, so is easier to pluck. When hair has been cut off half way with a razor, the hair is still really coarse and is super painful to epilate.

I started by epillating my (previously shaven) legs, in the shower. It was painful, but remotely tolerable. The result wasn't great though, so I epilated again on my dry legs the next day. The result was excellent--completely smooth, but SO painful. I'm hoping that going forward, this will be less painful, as the hair will grow back thinner and the root will not be so steadfast.

I then epilated my upper bikini area, which had previously been lasered and which has a few stray hairs growing in. Perfect result. The hair is not too dense and the pain was hardly noticeable.

I then tried to epilate my armpits. JUST NO. The skin is extra stretchy there; the other areas I did were taut. It felt like my entire armpit was being ripped out. I'm going to wax first, then try again.

I would not try this on my lower pubic area--too difficult to see and the skin there is loose.

Also, I would say that this is more effective on dry skin than wet skin, but the water does make it feel better.

After epillating, my skin was raw and bumpy; I sprayed Avenue water on the area and then moisturised heavily. The bumps lessen in about 30-45 minutes.


Gardenia jasminoides - 1 plant
Gardenia jasminoides - 1 plant
Offered by gardens4you
Price: £5.95

3.0 out of 5 stars which is fine (it is a 9 cm pot), 22 July 2014
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My plant is about 1/4th the size of the one in the photo, which is fine (it is a 9 cm pot). The 2 bloomed gardenias it was delivered with died and fell off within a week, as did the unblossomed buds, so I hope it will bloom again.


Forefront Cases Leather Case Cover/Stand with Magnetic Auto Sleep Wake Function for Apple iPad Mini - White
Forefront Cases Leather Case Cover/Stand with Magnetic Auto Sleep Wake Function for Apple iPad Mini - White
Offered by Forefront Cases
Price: £39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars very sturdy. Superior product to other brands (which were less ..., 22 July 2014
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Fits perfectly, very sturdy. Superior product to other brands (which were less sturdy).


Rowing Blazers
Rowing Blazers
by Jack Carlson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £23.77

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book & great photos, 8 July 2014
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This is an excellent coffee table book; the photography is fantastic and Mr Carlson tells a great story.


The Crooked Maid
The Crooked Maid
Price: £5.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic story, couldn't put it down, 15 May 2014
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This review is from: The Crooked Maid (Kindle Edition)
Dan Vyleta's novels are without equal, and this one is no different. He is a fantastic storyteller, weaving together his own interesting characters with historical events. Really worth a read.


The Honest Toddler: A Child's Guide to Parenting
The Honest Toddler: A Child's Guide to Parenting
by The Honest Toddler
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilariously funny, couldn't put it down, 24 May 2013
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I've been a fan of The Honest Toddler's wicked personality since s/he started tweeting about the problems faced by modern toddlers (you may not believe it, but there are a LOT). The blog is hilarious too, but this book is the best yet. I received it yesterday and haven't been able to put it down--and if you were riding the tube with someone reading and unable to suppress their laughter, that was me. Let's be honest, even if you don't have children, everyone has a little bit of HT in them (Cake for lunch? Why is that so inappropriate?). HT's (and Ms. Laditan's) voice needs to be heard by parents, parents to be, and anyone who wants to reminisce about their own childhood and the joys of having your parent/servant cater to your every whim. Absolutely love this book!


JAMMYLIZARD Black Leather 360 Degree Rotating Smart Case for the New iPad Mini 2 (with Retina Display) and iPad Mini (1st Generation) with Full Sleep Wake Compatibility
JAMMYLIZARD Black Leather 360 Degree Rotating Smart Case for the New iPad Mini 2 (with Retina Display) and iPad Mini (1st Generation) with Full Sleep Wake Compatibility
Offered by Purplemoose007
Price: £9.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, amazing price, 29 Jan. 2013
I ordered the green iPad mini case on a Saturday and received it on tuesday (with the free shipping option). Fits my iPad snugly, all of the holes are in the right places, and is very stylish. I'm extremely happy and will definitely buy another in a different color. I've seen similar products in-store for over twice the price and not nearly as good once you handle them.
Comes with screen protector and cleaning cloth too.


Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Offered by PROGAMES
Price: £16.94

5.0 out of 5 stars SO fun, 26 Jan. 2013
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This game is so much fun, comes with a great selection of songs and you can always buy more too. Really great dance steps.


Large Hot Water Bottle With Knitted Pink Striped Design Cover & Pom Poms
Large Hot Water Bottle With Knitted Pink Striped Design Cover & Pom Poms
Offered by XS-Stock Com Ltd
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Love it, 26 Jan. 2013
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For this price, you can't be anything better. I bought my Flatmate a different styled one for Christmas and she loves hers too.


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