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The Delia Collection: Baking
The Delia Collection: Baking
by Delia Smith
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £10.39

5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful book with numerous easy, delicious looking recipes, 25 Feb. 2015
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A delightful book with numerous easy, delicious looking recipes.
Not, however, I suspect one for those attempting to stick to a strict diet!


Mechanics of the Gyroscope the Dynamics of Rotation
Mechanics of the Gyroscope the Dynamics of Rotation
by Richard F. Deimel
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 25 Feb. 2015
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A very useful, well written book on a subject that coming more to the fore these days.


The Otter Who Wanted to Know (Jill Tomlinson's Favourite Animal Tales)
The Otter Who Wanted to Know (Jill Tomlinson's Favourite Animal Tales)
by Jill Tomlinson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars ... offering from Jill Tomlinson which I'm sure children will love., 25 Feb. 2015
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Yet another lovely offering from Jill Tomlinson which I'm sure children will love.


Mother Teresa (Modern Heroes)
Mother Teresa (Modern Heroes)
by Gary Smailes
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent introduction to the like of an inspiring lady, 25 Feb. 2015
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An excellent introduction to the like of an inspiring lady.
It's proving especially useful for use in a primary school.


Country Topics: India
Country Topics: India
by Anita Ganeri
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 25 Feb. 2015
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Another truly excellent book on India which children, parents and teachers should find invaluable.


Relational Mechanics
Relational Mechanics
by Prof André Koch Torres Assis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.23

5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent book offering a different view of many things, 25 Feb. 2015
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An excellent book offering a different view of many things. This alone makes it a refreshing change in these days when it seems that 'conventional wisdom' is being being allowed to dominate all.


Looking at Countries: India
Looking at Countries: India
by Jillian Powell
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 25 Feb. 2015
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A very useful and informative book for the purpose for which it was bought.
Thank you.


Stephen Hawking Smoked My Socks: How beliefs contaminate our opinions: an astrophysicist's perspective
Stephen Hawking Smoked My Socks: How beliefs contaminate our opinions: an astrophysicist's perspective
by Hilton Ratcliffe
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.63

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5.0 out of 5 stars This is, in my view, an important book ..., 8 Jan. 2015
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This is, in my view, an important book which should be read by ALL professional scientists as well as all interested in science. Basically, the book addresses a hitherto unmentioned problem which is widespread throughout science as a whole and that is the place and influence of personal beliefs or, if you prefer, faiths. Dr. Ratcliffe confines his comments re science to physics and especially astrophysics, which is understandable given his academic background, but the remarks apply far beyond the boundaries of those disciplines. Much of the book is devoted to a discussion about faith and it is discussed in a variety of contexts, including religious ones. As a practising Christian I feel his remarks concerning faith in Christianity absolutely true and I would not wish to disagree on any issue there. Hence, I hope his book is viewed for what it is as a whole, rather than via a tunnel-visioned view of his comments on faith in Christianity. It is to be hoped his words are read for what they really say and he is not afforded the same biassed, unthinking treatment Fred Hoyle received following his BBC lectures on the nature of the universe.This is important I feel because, in this book, Dr Ratcliffe has very carefully and accurately exposed possibly the biggest flaw in modern science - the place and influence of belief or faith!
Some might be offended by his remarks concerning Stephen Hawking but, unfortunately, much of Hawkings contributions to physics have been confined to areas and topics where the influence of personal belief is almost paramount. He graciously acknowledges Hawking's recent partial retraction over the issue of black holes but here I hope Dr Ratcliffe's generosity is not misplaced because it seems the scourge of 'black holes' still remains to thwart advancement in astrophysics. This remark will, no doubt, offend many but the issue of black holes well illustrates the problem Dr Ratcliffe is addressing; this whole question of faith in science links very closely with indoctrination in education. Unfortunately far too much which is really speculative is forced into the minds of students with what seems an almost religious fervour. This issue must be addressed as a matter of urgency, otherwise the pursuit of real truth in science - ALL science, including medicine - will be delayed for a generation or more.
Read this book but please do so with an open mind!


The Five Pennies [DVD] [1959]
The Five Pennies [DVD] [1959]
Dvd ~ Danny Kaye
Price: £3.30

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful! Those duets between Louis Armstrong and Red Nicholls ..., 9 Dec. 2014
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Just as I remembered it from my undergraduate days. Wonderful! Those duets between Louis Armstrong and Red Nicholls are not to be missed as is the spectacular singing duet featuring Louis Armstrong and Danny Kaye. Buy it; sit back and enjoy!


Tension at Table Rock (Region 2)
Tension at Table Rock (Region 2)
Offered by Arco Celeste Dvd
Price: £14.50

5.0 out of 5 stars It contains some splendidly staged action scenes and includes some excellent performances. For me it betters Shane by having ..., 9 Dec. 2014
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Many might feel this a pale copy of Shane but I would disagree and would urge all western fans to buy it and view for itself. It contains some splendidly staged action scenes and includes some excellent performances. For me it betters Shane by having a well acted young boy performance rather than the irritating one in Shane.


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