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Danelaw Way
Danelaw Way
by Brett Collier
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars A pleasant long-distance countryside walk, 13 Jun. 2015
This review is from: Danelaw Way (Paperback)
The Danelaw Way is a 60-mile walk that starts at Castle Square in Lincoln and ends at Stamford. It starts and end in a town but the rest of the walk takes in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside and goes through various pleasant villages.
Although it is not mentioned in the book about a way-mark, the route is fairly well way-marked with a white and green round sticker with a picture of a Dane. The instructions are easy to follow and each section tells you what maps you will require.
The route is broken down into five sections;
Lincoln to Aubourn - 9.5 miles
Aubourn to Caythorpe - 11.5 or 13 miles ( an all weather route included adds an extra 1.5 miles)
Caythorpe to Ropsley - 14 miles
Ropsley to Castle Bytham - 12.5 miles
Castle Bytham to Stamford - 12.5 or 9 miles (depending on which route you take)
The book also includes a 8-mile circular walk from Ryhall.
The walk is not difficult and each section is easily completed in a day. Public transport is available on the first two sections of the walk ( buses run from Lincoln to Aubourn and Lincoln to Caythorpe) and on the last section, buses run from Stamford to Castle Bytham. The other sections can be organised using two cars or by using a taxi service.
Along with this walk, I also recommend the Plogsland Round Lincoln (47 mile walk taking in villages on the outskirts of Lincoln) and The Lindsey Loop (96 mile walk through the Lincolnshire Wolds) - both these routes are way marked.


Walk the Cleveland Way: Accommodation, Attractions and Advice
Walk the Cleveland Way: Accommodation, Attractions and Advice
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3.0 out of 5 stars Useful information on the Cleveland Way, 12 Jun. 2015
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This book gives suggestions for places to stay along the Cleveland Way National Trail, and information regarding where to find refreshments on the walk. It states that it is not a route guide - but it does give some brief information about the route for each section.
I referred to the book whilst walking the inland part of the walk ( Helmsley to Saltburn). I didn't require information on accommodation, so I mainly used it to get the heads-up on the refreshment stops. I also used the other information on interesting places to visit.
This type of book is useful, but not always 100% reliable. I found one place at Kildale had closed, and another two refreshment stops that's not mentioned in the book - what a bonus!


The Cleveland Way Companion (Hillside guides)
The Cleveland Way Companion (Hillside guides)
by Paul Hannon
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars A neat sized guide to the Cleveland Way, 12 Jun. 2015
I think I prefer the National Trail guide for the maps and route instructions to follow the Cleveland Way - but I think this guide has lots of detailed information regarding the terrain and other interesting notes/illustrations. The graphs at the beginning of each section are useful - these give an outline of the route so you know where to expect a steep climb up a moor. The Osmotherley to Clay Bank Top section is one of the most memorable parts on the inland part of the walk because of the roller-coaster of hills on the moorland - and the simple graph gives you an idea of what to expect.
The route instructions in this guide are broken down into nine sections, but not in the exact same way as the nine sections in the National Trail guide.
All in all - a useful guide.


Long sleeve top Sandy Black 4457 TWIST&TANGO M Women
Long sleeve top Sandy Black 4457 TWIST&TANGO M Women

5.0 out of 5 stars Twist & Tango - pleased with the quality of this brand, 25 Feb. 2015
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Plain and simple - this top is ideal for everyday wear.
It feels really comfortable and easy to wear.
I like the shape - it fits loose, but not baggy and shapeless.
The sleeves are very long - folding them back is an option and doesn't spoil the look of the top.


Baggu Small Zip Up Bag in Elephant Jade
Baggu Small Zip Up Bag in Elephant Jade

5.0 out of 5 stars Multi-purpose, strong, lovely designs, 24 Feb. 2015
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This bag is made of a material that's lightweight, but very strong. I bought it to use at the gym. I use it to store my shampoo and conditioner - and then I keep it to hand for when I come out of the swimming pool. I can pop straight in the shower without traipsing back to the lockers.
The bag also has a very useful carry/hanging handle.
To give an idea of the size of this bag - it comfortably holds two 250ml shampoo/conditioner bottles. There is also enough room for one or two smaller items, but I tend to use a separate bag for my other toiletries.
I really like the animal design - and there are others available.


La Rochere Bee Small Goblet
La Rochere Bee Small Goblet

5.0 out of 5 stars Great quality and stylish, 23 Feb. 2015
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These glasses are lovely.
They're made of a thickish glass - they're heavier than a lot of tumblers - but not too chunky to hold.
I love the shape of them, and the bee design.
The small bee glass holds a decent amount - about 225ml - and they are suitable for most cold drinks.
I like the other glasses in the range - and will definitely buy more.


Out of the Dark (Quick Reads 2015)
Out of the Dark (Quick Reads 2015)
Price: £0.49

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Haunted by War, 11 Feb. 2015
A moving read about the effects of war. The story follows a young man trying to rebuild his life after being seriously wounded in the war - and his journey to find inner peace.
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Red for Revenge (Quick Reads 2015)
Red for Revenge (Quick Reads 2015)
by Fanny Blake
Edition: Paperback
Price: £1.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It's never too late......., 6 Feb. 2015
An entertaining story of friendship, infidelity and revenge.
All in all, a short and satisfying read - the ending is particularly satisfying.


Paris For One (Quick Reads)
Paris For One (Quick Reads)
by Jojo Moyes
Edition: Paperback
Price: £1.00

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Adventure in Paris, 5 Feb. 2015
When Nell's boyfriend doesn't turn up for their weekend break in Paris, Nell realises that it's not going to be the romantic getaway she had been hoping for.
Nell travels to Paris alone ......... and that's where her adventure begins.
A light and engaging short story - I enjoyed it.


L'Occitane Hand Cream Trio (3 x 30ml)
L'Occitane Hand Cream Trio (3 x 30ml)
Offered by Tutucosmetic80
Price: £30.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Luxurious Hand Cream, 4 Feb. 2015
These hand creams are pure luxury - thick and creamy in texture, just a small amount is required to make hands feel soft, smooth and silky.
There are three different fragrances in this tin - a fresh and tangy lime, rich vanilla, and a delicate rose.
Travel size tubes are perfect for handbags, or for that little place at home where you like to keep a tube of hand cream at hand.
L'Occitane products are the best - I love em!


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