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RaphaŽl Abel Men's Regular Fit Classic Long Sleeve Casual Shirt L
RaphaŽl Abel Men's Regular Fit Classic Long Sleeve Casual Shirt L
Offered by Hawkins&Jenkins
Price: £49.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Comfy and Classy, 18 Jan. 2015
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The shirt is 100% cotton, comfortable to wear and feels like it will wash well with minimum ironing. It has a quality look to it and the sort of collar that is not stiff but sits up nicely. This is a £30+ shirt bought at a bargain price. All in all I am very pleased with my purchase.


Francis Francis Illy IperEspresso Y1.1 Coffee Machine, Black
Francis Francis Illy IperEspresso Y1.1 Coffee Machine, Black
Offered by Buy on Line
Price: £97.75

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars So good they named it twice, 8 Jan. 2015
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Not the greatest-looking piece of kit. Can't see it winning any design awards. However, it is reassuringly heavy and I hope it will turn out to be as rugged as it feels. I encountered an early problem when bits fell away from the "brew group" (the nozzle that delivers the coffee) but thanks to a helpful customer care department I easily managed to fix the problem. I've attached a photo showing the order in which the bits go back. Simply offer the assembled bits up to the nozzle area and turn clockwise to secure it.

I don't find the area for holding/heating cups of any practical use, and coffee going into a cold cup is not a good idea at all. The manual recommends running hot water (no capsule inserted) into a cup after use. In practice, I prefer to run the hot water into the cup before use. Throw it away and you have a warm cup to receive the coffee.

By trial and error the length of the brew can be adjusted but do it gradually as there appears to no way of reverting to the factory setting. It's simple, quick and mess-free to use. It is specially suited to my need - which is for one cup a day, maybe two. The crema is good and the great taste as near to coffee-shop standard as makes no difference. It's noticeably better than a friend's Nespresso. I've so far tried the regular and dark roasts. The latter accepts more water so I get a bigger shot. All in all, I am very happy with my purchase
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Tiana Organic and Fairtrade Pure Coconut Butter 750 ml
Tiana Organic and Fairtrade Pure Coconut Butter 750 ml
Price: £10.69

4.0 out of 5 stars Coconut shy? Try this., 19 Oct. 2014
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If, like me, you are a bit averse to coconut, note that the coconut flesh is processed in such a way that it is entirely neutral in flavour. It cooks at a very high temperature but can also be used, for example, melted with cacao and sugar to make chocolate as well as in baking. So it is very versatile. Health benefits? Who knows? Certainly the high cooking temperature makes it a genuine alternative to rapeseed/canola oil, with its GM connotations. But it is a saturated fat that should be used in moderation.


Blue is the Warmest Colour
Blue is the Warmest Colour
Dvd
Offered by Lovefilm UK Limited
Price: £2.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Wow factor plus, 19 Oct. 2014
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Coming-of-age film featuring the most intense desire I have ever seen portrayed on film. And I'm not just talking about the sex scenes. The two leading ladies are exceptional and the director deserves huge credit for telling the raw, honest story while skilfully treading the difficult ground between art and pornography. It's a long film, perhaps a couple of scenes could have been edited out, but it managed to keep me fully absorbed throughout.


John Atkinson Wool Cellular Blanket King Size 255 x 280cm Champagne from The Wool Company
John Atkinson Wool Cellular Blanket King Size 255 x 280cm Champagne from The Wool Company
Offered by The Wool Company
Price: £110.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Cosy, 19 Oct. 2014
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Generous size, even for a king-size bed, Warmly recommended.


Kirkland Signature 100% Colombian Filter Coffee Supremo Bean Dark Roast Fine Grind 1.36kg
Kirkland Signature 100% Colombian Filter Coffee Supremo Bean Dark Roast Fine Grind 1.36kg
Offered by WARM TOUCH STORES LTD
Price: £10.80

2.0 out of 5 stars Not to my taste, 19 Oct. 2014
Taste is obviously a personal matter but I found it too bitter and it left an unpleasant taste in the mouth for some time after drinking.


A 30 Minute Summary of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
A 30 Minute Summary of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
by Instaread Summaries
Edition: Paperback
Price: £4.61

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Flash Boys Con, 2 Sept. 2014
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Far too expensive for what is just a summary. In a busy life it is all too easy to click on this thinking it is the book (which is what I did). But it is not worth the hassle of sending it back. Presumably that is the calculation: price it like a book and mislead people into buying it.


Eurosonic Plug in Cordless Door Chime (Pack of 2)
Eurosonic Plug in Cordless Door Chime (Pack of 2)
Offered by One Click Wonder
Price: £9.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Rings My Bell, 19 Jun. 2014
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I always get thrown by pictorial instructions. If you're like me, you get the back off the bell-push by inserting a screwdriver or similar into the slot at the bottom and twisting gently.

That aside, for the price this is a simple, cheap and effective alternative to wiring. I added a little sealant at the top of the bell-push just to upgrade "water resistant" to waterproof (I hope). As for the chimes, the simple "ding dong, ding dong" is perfectly acceptable.


Last Tango in Halifax - Series 1 [DVD]
Last Tango in Halifax - Series 1 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Anne Reid
Price: £6.90

5.0 out of 5 stars What a tangle in Halifax, 25 Feb. 2014
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Bought this ahead of the second series as it had fallen below our radar. Watched all 6 episodes over two nights. This programme manages to make you laugh and cry, a difficult trick as descent into bathos is always a risk. The tangled relationships of the ensemble cast are breathtaking and the plotting is constructed with all the intricacy of a Swiss watch. Brilliat.


Haigman Mens Plain SPRING & SUMMER Plain Pyjamas PJs Pajamas - 4 Colours + Sizes
Haigman Mens Plain SPRING & SUMMER Plain Pyjamas PJs Pajamas - 4 Colours + Sizes
Offered by Value Heaven
Price: £14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I like my jim-jams, 25 Feb. 2014
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Advertised as warm-weather pyjamas, they are fine all year round if you have an electric blanket. Nice soft cotton feel. Easy-iron. Very good value for money.


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