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Charade - A Beautiful New Restoration [DVD] [1963]
Charade - A Beautiful New Restoration [DVD] [1963]
Dvd ~ Cary Grant
Price: £8.17

5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this version., 20 Feb. 2015
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Please note: The five stars is for the DVD quality and not the film which I'd give only two or three. If you are concerned by the number of poor quality versions of this film, buy this one (Charade - A Beautiful New Restoration) as the picture and sound are quite superb. Turning to the film itself, I was in two minds whether or not to buy it having seen it some years ago and not being very impressed. Well, wonderful quality DVD aside, I wished I hadn't bought it. I have never been a fan of Audrey Hepburn, finding her lightweight and a very mediocre actress. Couple this with the presence of James Coburn and George Kennedy and that director of so much mush, Stanley Donen, and the film doesn't match up to the great Cary Grant films of the past. There is so much excruciatingly corny and badly-written 'romantic' dialogue - very American 1960s - that I was longing for the film to end. I will stick with North By Northwest, Notorious, To Catch A Thief, the little known but superb Holiday, and the stunning His Girl Friday. I used to find Hitchcock's To Catch A Thief a touch lightweight but, with age, I now find the pairing of Grace Kelly and Cary Grant a joy and the setting breathtaking, and it is now one of my favourites. If it's romance you are after, buy that and not Charade.


JustIngredients Sea Salt Fine Loose 500 g (Pack of 5)
JustIngredients Sea Salt Fine Loose 500 g (Pack of 5)
Price: £7.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent salt., 22 Dec. 2014
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Lovely salt with a delicate and perfect grain-size. Would highly recommend it.


Christian Fish and Cross Pendant, Finest Quality Stainless Steel Jewelry.
Christian Fish and Cross Pendant, Finest Quality Stainless Steel Jewelry.
Offered by Rainbow Hawaiian Products, Inc.
Price: £9.97

5.0 out of 5 stars An exquisite and inexpensive item., 21 Dec. 2014
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For someone who is looking for something different to wear, this could prove the answer. It is beautifully finished, and although made of steel, is highly polished and of very refined appearance.. It combines the traditional cross with the even older Christian symbol of the fish - something I find fresher and less gloomy than the symbol of Christ's death. I would highly recommend this item. You will need to buy a chain as the enclosed one is not really suitable. I am very glad I bought it.


Faux Leather Brown Piped Design Moroccan Footstool Bean Bag With Filling
Faux Leather Brown Piped Design Moroccan Footstool Bean Bag With Filling
Offered by Bean Bag Warehouse
Price: £18.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A truly excellent product!, 6 Oct. 2014
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My word, this was a good buy. Very light to carry or move around the floor but very supportive and well-made. It adjusts itself to the angle of your legs and is very gentle on your calves, unlike so many unforgiving footstools. It is also very attractive and looks far more expensive than its modest price. It will fit in with the most elegant or humble furniture. For me, an essential item in the living-room, or indeed anywhere else.


School For Scoundrels [DVD] [1960]
School For Scoundrels [DVD] [1960]
Dvd ~ Ian Carmichael
Price: £8.00

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: £2.16

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: £46.76

3 of 5 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 Hotel Quality Jacquard pillows 300 thread count 100% Cotton with Spiral Hollowfibre Filling Twin Pack
The Bettersleep Company Hotel Quality Jacquard pillows 300 thread count 100% Cotton with Spiral Hollowfibre Filling Twin Pack
Offered by The Better Sleep Company
Price: £16.99

3 of 3 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

2 of 2 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.


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