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School For Scoundrels [DVD] [1960]
School For Scoundrels [DVD] [1960]
Dvd ~ Ian Carmichael
Price: £8.01

5.0 out of 5 stars A sublime British comedy!, 17 May 2014
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Ever since I first saw this film as a child, I have adored it. It is not just, as so many others have commented here, the presence of the most glittering array of British character actors coupled with such a witty and satisfying plot, but it exudes such a cosy, gentle, comforting feeling as it takes you back to that golden age not only of British cinema, but of Britain itself. As with so many wonderful films of this period, the only less than satisfying element is that these utterly irreplaceable stars have left us and will never return. That said, this film is simply wonderful!


5 Blade Security Shredding Scissors Stainless Steel Blades Secure Your Information
5 Blade Security Shredding Scissors Stainless Steel Blades Secure Your Information
Offered by K Direct
Price: £2.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Buy a pair!!!, 12 May 2014
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Three weeks ago I foolishly bought a Fellowes shredder for £40. It promised as many as eight sheets could be shredded at a time but when just one got stuck, Amazon took it back. These shredding scissors arrived and do everything the shredder did with the bonus of not getting jammed. As long as you keep on top of your mail and shred each sheet as it arrives, these are all that are required. After all, it's usually only the address and perhaps an account number which need to be dealt with, rarely the whole sheet.


Fellowes M-8C Cross Cut 8 Sheet Personal Shredder
Fellowes M-8C Cross Cut 8 Sheet Personal Shredder
Price: £49.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Useless., 30 April 2014
I have had my shredder for just a few days and in spite of only feeding ONE sheet through at a time it still struggles. This morning I even had to put the contraption into reverse to extricate, once again, ONE sheet.

These shredders - I had a Fellowes model before which packed up after only light use - are an absolute rip-off. If you have a garden, burn the papers. It's cheaper and saves the depression which follows when your shredder packs up with your money shredded along with it!

As a postscript to my review, I have since returned the shredder for a refund - all credit to Amazon for speedily arranging it.


The Bettersleep Company Brand - Superior Hotel Quality Jacquard pillows - 300 thread count 100% Cotton with Spiral Hollowfibre Filling. Twin Pack Pure Luxury.
The Bettersleep Company Brand - Superior Hotel Quality Jacquard pillows - 300 thread count 100% Cotton with Spiral Hollowfibre Filling. Twin Pack Pure Luxury.
Offered by The Better Sleep Company
Price: £16.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars SUPERB!, 8 April 2014
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These are superb pillows. Before this we bought the much-vaunted "Snuggledown" brand but the pillows were soon lumpy and lifeless. These are in a different league and much less expensive.


Genuine Pure Spare, 60992 6v Mains Adapter for Evoke-1S, Tempus-1S, Evoke Mio, Evoke-1S Marshall, Evoke Flow
Genuine Pure Spare, 60992 6v Mains Adapter for Evoke-1S, Tempus-1S, Evoke Mio, Evoke-1S Marshall, Evoke Flow
Offered by PURE Spares
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Useless!, 21 Feb 2014
These are of a pathetic design. Even with very careful use the likelihood is the cable will separate from the plug - even PURE themselves admitted to me today that the design was faulty and they are "looking into it".


Russell''s ladies L/Slv Oxf Shirt in Oxford Blue Size 3XL / 20
Russell''s ladies L/Slv Oxf Shirt in Oxford Blue Size 3XL / 20
Offered by ppeworksolutions
Price: £19.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top quality blouses., 11 Dec 2013
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These blouses are a very rare thing in that they are of the quality one used to expect from M & S decades ago - before everything looked as though it had come from Shepherd's Bush Market. The material is thick and the finish and colour is excellent. I also bought one in Classic Pink which was of identical quality. A very pleasing and rare discovery. Highly recommended.


Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening
Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening
by Cynthia Bourgeault
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.19

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Very disappointed., 21 Aug 2013
I found this book fell between two stools. It was nowhere near as clear as I had hoped in describing centering prayer - taking ages to get to the point - as well as being a very modest and slightly incoherent attempt at psychology. I am obviously in the minority here but an honest review is what I have given. I have read extensively on prayer, contemplation, and meditation as well as all the main schools of psychoanalysis but have to rate this as one of the most frustrating in conveying to me its subject matter. I have a book by David Frenette on the same subject which I hope will prove more satisfactory.


Wild Bird Seed Mix 4kg
Wild Bird Seed Mix 4kg

26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality seed., 12 Oct 2012
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This review is from: Wild Bird Seed Mix 4kg (Misc.)
This is to be recommended. It contains no inedible "filler" so, unlike some other brands, the birds eat every scrap of this.
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Greyfriars Bobby [DVD] (1961)
Greyfriars Bobby [DVD] (1961)
Dvd ~ Donald Crisp
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: £6.20

5.0 out of 5 stars A FINELY CRAFTED MASTERPIECE., 21 Sep 2012
This film is virtually flawless. The cast, script, and photography are perfect. Also, I have to disagree with Mr Scrivener, who perhaps is a Cecil B DeMille fan, who called the sets "terrible". I actually thought, given the budget of the film, that they were superb. Finally, it oozes that rare thing in modern-day life - good old-fashioned sentiment. Whether young or old, this will move you to tears - unless your name is Ebenezer Scrooge and you have a stake of holly through your heart.


The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE - SMALL PRINT!, 12 Sep 2012
I must stress that this is not a review of the contents of the book, but of the presentation. This current edition suffers from one of the curses of modern day book production - a quite unnecessarily small font size. Years ago, whenever you bought a book the print was ALWAYS a comfortable size enabling you to achieve the prime prerequisite of your purchase which is to enjoy the experience. Nowadays, getting to the end of a book is an achievement rather than a pleasure, with a number of headaches along the way. I am seriously considering buying a Kindle to enable me to once again enjoy one of my life-long pleasures. I have another book, still unread, titled "The Happiness Hypothesis" by Jonathan Haidt, which, like "The Joy Of Living" is always put to one side as I cannot face the ordeal. In fact the publishers of Haidt's book have even produced a later edition where they trumpet it as being of larger print with, quote, "no more eye-strain". What an admission and how utterly absurd.


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