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Alistair Buchan "Al." (Stowmarket, Suffolk United Kingdom)

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The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It
The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It
Price: £4.19

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Really worth a read., 12 Dec 2013
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For all us poor suckers who do exactly what the doctor tells us, this is an eye opener. Whether you follow the advice in it is up to you, but I have to admit I've stopped taking statins.


Advanced Strength Green Lipped Mussel Extract Capsules. High 500mg Dosage For Joint Relief. 90 Capsules
Advanced Strength Green Lipped Mussel Extract Capsules. High 500mg Dosage For Joint Relief. 90 Capsules
Offered by Health lab
Price: £7.93

5.0 out of 5 stars Suggested as arthritis cure., 12 Dec 2013
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As ever from Healthspan these arrived safely within the time frame. Am taking three a day and despite being rather sceptical, am beginning to think that they may be doing some good for arthritic fingers. Watch this space!


Gondola Ham Stand (Jamonero)
Gondola Ham Stand (Jamonero)
Offered by Delicioso - the Spanish Food Company
Price: £25.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good value., 12 Dec 2013
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I oredered these as a Christmas present and was very pleasantly surprised when they turned up almost the following day. Can't say how they perform as they were not for me, but you certainly could not ask for better sevice.


Bond-It HA6 Transparent Marine Adhesive Premium Silicone Sealant - Suitable for marine salt or fresh water aquariums, fish tanks, vivariums, gaskets, joints and seals etc. on conservatories, glass, ceramics, aluminium, metals, plastics & extreme temperatures.
Bond-It HA6 Transparent Marine Adhesive Premium Silicone Sealant - Suitable for marine salt or fresh water aquariums, fish tanks, vivariums, gaskets, joints and seals etc. on conservatories, glass, ceramics, aluminium, metals, plastics & extreme temperatures.
Offered by The Window & Door Repair Shop
Price: £3.70

5.0 out of 5 stars Marine Silicone, 8 Sep 2013
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Needed sealant for large aquarium which was beginning to come apart. This sealant seem to be a very reasonable price so decided to risk it. Have to say that it did the job splendidly and much cheaper than any of the more specialised ones.


TOOL-GENIUS® 1200W S/S MEAT GRINDER STAINLESS STEEL ELECTRIC MINCER SAUSAGE MAKER BRAND NEW
TOOL-GENIUS® 1200W S/S MEAT GRINDER STAINLESS STEEL ELECTRIC MINCER SAUSAGE MAKER BRAND NEW
Offered by BARGAINS-GALORE
Price: £34.90

11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good workmanlike tool, 30 Jan 2013
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Have only used this once, but am impressed with the job it does. East to dismantle and clean and takes all the hard work out of mincing. The sausage attachment is a welcome extra, which I hope to use shortly.


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5.0 out of 5 stars See review for Rapid VR22 Fence Hog Rings, 17 Nov 2012
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This is the tool that closes the rings that secure the wires that hold the fence that keeps out the animals,that eat the crops that grow in the garden that Jack built.


Rapid 40108806 VR22 Heavy Duty Galvanised Fence Hog Rings (Pack of 1100)
Rapid 40108806 VR22 Heavy Duty Galvanised Fence Hog Rings (Pack of 1100)
Price: £15.04

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great tool for the dedicated DIY and gardening enthusiast., 17 Nov 2012
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This saves hours of messing around with tangled balls of string or wire when tying up netting etc. The clips look so much neater too the the trailing ends of ties hacked away with scissors or secateurs. In the space of a couple of hours I was able to construct some very professional looking wire netting cloches to keep the birds and rabbits off my plants. Well worth every penny.


Ash
Ash
Price: £1.19

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Ash - had I bought it in paperback, this is certainly where it would have ended., 17 Nov 2012
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This review is from: Ash (Kindle Edition)
I am not a fan of the paranormal, but was persuaded to buy this as result of a radio interview with Mr. Herbert. One of the essentials of writing about the paranormal is to try and maintain a suspension of disbelief in the reader. Difficult enough, even if one gets one's facts right. 'Ash' started well with the employment of Ash to investigate weird goings on in a remote Scottish castle, but my attention quickly became distracted trying to fathom out where this isolated and impenetrable location was. Eventually it was made clear that it was on the coast of Ayrshire overlooking the Firth of Clyde - (possibly somewhere near Turnberry Golf Course?), not exactly the tempestuous Atlantic, and not to my knowledge a geographical area of the stark, precipitous cliffs on which the castle was supposed to have been built. All this aside, the plot then migrated from the paranormal, exemplified by nothing more than black balls fluttering around and unexpected cold snaps into a relentless parade of every human phobia. These ranged (as another reviewer has commented) from man-eating cats to a cave full of spiders, who despite the obvious lack of anything to eat - except the unwary smuggler - were able to construct an impenetrable tangle of webs. Each one of these was expanded into such a long and tortuous extravaganza, that I found myself saying out loud: 'For ***** sake get on with it.' There was a strange sub-plot involving two hit men which bore no relevance to anything in particular. The love affair between Ash and Delphine though totally unbelievable, rapidly became the least unlikely episode in the book. A bizarre selection of characters came and went, all one dimensional and not a single one of them could I relate to nor give a toss what happened to them. It became blindingly obvious about halfway through where it would all end, but I struggled to finish reading 'Ash' having spent 20p on it, hoping that the final apocalypse would exterminate every character. I was extremely disappointed and found it hard to reconcile what I had read with all the good reviews it had been given. I am slightly encouraged by some who said that they were fans of Mr. Herbert's books and found this one not up to scratch, but would certainly hesitate to spend good money on another work if it bore any resemblance to this schoolboyish effort.


Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders (Oscar Wilde Mystery)
Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders (Oscar Wilde Mystery)
by Gyles Brandreth
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Erudite, but not exciting, 14 July 2012
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Having enjoyed previous of the Oscar Wilde mysteries I looked forward to starting this one. It was full of interesting historical facts and one has to congratulate Gyles Brandreth on his painstaking research and knowledge, but I was getting a trifle bored with all the circumstantial narrative which occupied nearly four fifths of the book before the actual crunch of the 'Vatican Murders' was revealed. Even then I found the ending a trifle disappointing as, firstly I had already made a guess at the culprit, and secondly I really did not care all that much. On the positive side, it has induced me to read Axel Munthe's 'The Story of San Michele'.


The Customer Is Not Always Right: Hilarious and Horrific Tales of Customers Gone Wrong
The Customer Is Not Always Right: Hilarious and Horrific Tales of Customers Gone Wrong

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars If you enjoy stupidity this may be for you., 4 Nov 2010
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This is a series of anecdotes, some of which are mildly amusing, but once you have accepted that some customers have an I.Q.which cannot achieve double figures, it becomes repetitive and boring. To add to my disappointment, the incidents are written in a very prosaic manner which in no way enhances their humour. Compare this to the clever writing in 'Lyttleton's Britain',(cheaper too) which literally had me crying with laughter in places. Lyttelton's Britain: A User's Guide to the British Isles as heard on BBC Radio's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue Sorry to say I consider this a waste of money.


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