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C. G. Norton "Chris Norton" (Weston-super-Mare, UK.)
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Minecraft 3-inch Zombie Action Figure
Minecraft 3-inch Zombie Action Figure
Offered by b68solutions
Price: £5.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 27 Oct. 2014
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A favourite from day 1 with the 3 year old who carries it everywhere.


Minecraft 3-inch Villager Action Figure
Minecraft 3-inch Villager Action Figure
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 27 Oct. 2014
very popular with the boys.


Minecraft Foam Sword (Large)
Minecraft Foam Sword (Large)
Offered by Otherland UK
Price: £21.38

4.0 out of 5 stars the sword is substantial and sturdy, whilst still being flexible, 27 Oct. 2014
This review is from: Minecraft Foam Sword (Large) (Toy)
On behalf of my 3 year old grandson: the sword is substantial and sturdy, whilst still being flexible. I am hoping its construction means it will last (!) more than 5 minutes. It certainly feels strong enough. Only drawback for him is that his hand is a bit tiny for the grip, but he will soon grow into it.


A Word Child
A Word Child
by Iris Murdoch
Edition: Paperback

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Book not always in print, 12 Mar. 2013
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Because of its age (1970s) this book can be difficult to find in shops. Used version had been well read (!) but adequately clean. Came promptly after order.


Heatkeeper Radiator Insulation Panels (10 Pack)
Heatkeeper Radiator Insulation Panels (10 Pack)
Offered by Lake Home and Leisure
Price: £34.64

3.0 out of 5 stars Heatkeeper? or not?, 12 Mar. 2013
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easy to instal. liked the video. definitely needs a smidgeon of glue on the back of the double sided tapes to keep the product on the wall. Good value here - better than on other sites - but does it make any difference to radiator performance? I've had them in place throughout this cold snap and I'm not yet convinced. Ask me in a year's time.
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Made in Sicily
Made in Sicily
by Giorgio Locatelli
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £20.40

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A real book on Sicilian cooking, 11 Nov. 2012
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Giorgio Locatelli's book is not cheap but is very well presented and will "last" the rigours of the kitchen in its hardback form. He puts forward what looks to be a genuine story of Sicilian cooking, where the ingedients you can find available to buy on any one day, form the basis for the completed dish, rather than the other way round. This is an intriguing way of putting recipes together, as you probably will not be able to get everything together on every occasion. So you will be able to experiment.

The book is nicely laid out with pictures of Sicilian scenes and the types of dish are well grouped. I am not the major cook in my household, to put it mildly, nor am I a vegetarian, but I am informed that there is something for everyone here. Certainly, even as a part timer, I will be able to follow the processes printed in the book.

The Amazon price represents a sustantial discount on the list price, as incidentally, does the price quoted by other online retailers.

All in all, an excellent purchase.


Somerset Stations: Then and Now
Somerset Stations: Then and Now
by Mike Oakley
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Somerset history lesson for rail enthusiasts., 17 Jan. 2012
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Well researched with pictures of "then and now" stations. It is actually quite interesting that so many remain. The author has been painstaking in his tracking activities. This book is an excellent reference point for anyone with interest in the county's original rail workings. it also gives an extra incentive to visit far flung villages!


Happy Feet 2 Bucket of Penguins and Icebergs
Happy Feet 2 Bucket of Penguins and Icebergs

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Penguin fantasy fits the bil, 17 Jan. 2012
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Mt grandson counted 51 individually wrapped items in this "bucket". really good value and fun for a child. Penguins and mini icebergs. Grandson very happy with his present.


The Lea Valley Walk: From the Source to the Thames (Cicerone Guide)
The Lea Valley Walk: From the Source to the Thames (Cicerone Guide)
by Leigh Hatts
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Handy companion for the river Lea walker, 31 Mar. 2011
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The Lea Valley Walk (guidebook) is the right size for carrying in a pocket, is factual and accurate and splits up the river into easily walkable sections. Its additional notes are useful too, eg pointing out where there are places to buy food and drink. I would certainly recommend it to anyone starting out at any point of the Lea and associated tributaries.

Reproductions of the Ordnance Survey maps are also useful but I would be grateful for a more detailed "path" map of a section. Not everyone finds it easy to follow an Ordnance Survey map and often a simple hand drawn outline of a section with "landmarks" identified would be more helpful.


And When Did You Last See Your Father?
And When Did You Last See Your Father?
Offered by Giant Entertainment
Price: £8.25

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Music to conjure up a memory, 31 May 2009
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Having watched the film "And when did you last see your father", I was struck by the familiarity and quality of the music, not just any run of the mill "film music". Sure enough, it was composed by Barrington Pheloung, he of Morse and Lewis fame. To afficionados of his art, the cd faithfully reproduces the scenes, in order, in the film. Just the way to reprise the content without actually sitting through the visuals again. CD arrived promptly and in good order at a remarkably low price. Can recommend to those who like the music of Barrington Pheloung and similar authors.


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