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BRITA MAXTRA Water Filter Cartridges - Pack of 12
BRITA MAXTRA Water Filter Cartridges - Pack of 12
Price: £35.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly as described., 15 May 2016
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Exactly as described.


MiniSun - Pair Of - Modern Black Chrome Touch Table Lamps With Red Fabric Shades
MiniSun - Pair Of - Modern Black Chrome Touch Table Lamps With Red Fabric Shades
Offered by The Light Factory
Price: £19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Little Lamps, 15 May 2016
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Lovely lamps, they look really good in my dining room.


JVL Pet Top Cat Feeding Litter Tray Machine Washable Mat, 50 x 80 cm
JVL Pet Top Cat Feeding Litter Tray Machine Washable Mat, 50 x 80 cm
Offered by West Derby Carpets Online
Price: £4.80

5.0 out of 5 stars Looks Great, 15 May 2016
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Love this mat, it fits my kitchen perfectly.


1000 C6 Cello Bags ¦ CandyRushTM Self Seal Clear Plastic Envelope ¦ 120mm x 162mm 30 micron Cellophane
1000 C6 Cello Bags ¦ CandyRushTM Self Seal Clear Plastic Envelope ¦ 120mm x 162mm 30 micron Cellophane
Offered by Acceptable Enterprises (Larne) Ltd
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Quality Cello Bags, 15 May 2016
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Exactly as described, thank you.


We R Sports VibeXT1 Magnetic Cross Trainer - Purple
We R Sports VibeXT1 Magnetic Cross Trainer - Purple
Price: £99.02

1.0 out of 5 stars You Always Get What You Pay For :-(, 15 May 2016
Well you always get what you pay for. There is a reason this is so cheap - it's flimsy rubbish.

The only positive comment I can make is that it is totally quiet when you are on it.

The rest is bad. This is not a proper cross trainer. There is no extension to the legs or arms, so you are actually just bobbing up and down on the spot. If you were to just stand in the middle of your room and march on the spot you would be doing exactly the same movement. It is also very jerky, so what little movement you get is not smooth, it's stop start stop start stop start. All round this makes for a bad workout.

This is so cheap it's not worth sending back, I will be giving this item to charity and buying a proper cross trainer.


A Writer's Coach: The Complete Guide to Writing Strategies That Work
A Writer's Coach: The Complete Guide to Writing Strategies That Work
by Jack Hart
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.05

5.0 out of 5 stars World Class, 11 Mar. 2013
I have done many writing courses over the years and picked up this book to see if it would help me further. I am so glad I did. This is by far the best advice I've ever read on writing. The book is well laid out, which always helps, with logical chapters on content that flows well and is easily digestible and understood. The author gives real-world examples of what works alongside what doesn't work, ie he gives examples of what has been written in newspapers, magazines etc, explains the problem with the sentences or paragraphs, and then gives an example of how it should have been written. Once you read the badly-written example, and then the well-written example, it all makes total sense.

It is a bit of an English lesson and a writing lesson all rolled into one, which is very useful and helpful if you have long since forgotten about sentence structure, verbs, nouns, adverbs, transitives etc etc. His own writing style makes the book very easy to understand, and you will definitely have plenty of "aha" moments.

I completely recommend this book to anyone who wants to become a writer, but not just any writer, an excellent writer. Worth every penny.


How To Stand Out In Your Business
How To Stand Out In Your Business
by Karen Williams
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Really disappointing, 11 Mar. 2013
Having read this author's previous book, "The Secrets of Successful Coaches" and quite enjoying that book, I was really looking forward to reading this one. However, I am really disappointed with this book. It is horribly laid out and not very pleasant to read (due to the perils of self publishing), and the content is basic at best, with barely any substance. This topic has been done to death by lots of other, more talented authors who give far more insightful and useful advice. Sorry Karen, this one totally misses the mark.


Puss In Boots [DVD]
Puss In Boots [DVD]
Dvd ~ Antonio Banderas
Price: £3.00

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best movies I've ever seen, 5 Oct. 2012
This review is from: Puss In Boots [DVD] (DVD)
I loved all the Shrek movies so I was delighted when Puss in Boots came out. I totally disagree with all of the one-star reviewers. This is one of the best movies I've ever seen. I've watched it several times now and every time it made me laugh out loud, and the quality of the animation is second to none, with exceptional attention to detail.

You will not be disappointed with this movie.


How to Save an Hour Every Day
How to Save an Hour Every Day
by Michael Heppell
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.99

11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Save an hour - don't spend it reading this book, 17 Feb. 2012
I had really high hopes for this book, but unfortunately it's just full of nonsense.

Mr Heppell cannot live in the real world if he truly believes his own words. Some of the "tips" and "strategies" he puts forward are not only preposterous, they are downright rude / impolite / disrespectful.

Chapter 4 on "dealing with distractions" has a section on "time bandits", the people who ask you to help them with something and then take up some of your time. Mr Heppell instructs you to either completely ignore people when they speak to you, or flick them off with an exceptionally rude "Really? Gosh. Sorry, got to go." He says that saying this while physically moving away from the person usually "does the trick". How unbelievably rude!

Chapter 6 on "Work" instructs you to delegate the tasks that make up your job role either downwards, sideways or upwards. Excuse me, but if you don't want to do your job then grow up, leave and find a new one. Don't try to dump your job on to your colleagues and your boss! And what kind of organisation would you want to work for if they treat important decisions in meetings with such disrespect that they only give them 30 seconds of attention? No thanks! And who in their right mind would tolerate their staff turning off their email??? Since 99% of work is conducted via email, I'd say not many!

Chapter 7 on "advanced techniques" instructs you to take all the days in the month and carve them up into specific types of days - "me days", "key days" and "stuff days" - and then only do activities which fall under those headings on those days. What Mr Heppell is really telling you to do is become a rigid, set-in-stone individual who cannot be flexible. Do you really want to be someone who does "me time only" two days a week and everyone else can go take a jump??? I thought not!

Save yourself more than just an hour - don't waste a second of your precious time reading this book. Such a shame - it had the potential to be so much better, but it's not.


How to Become a Money Magnet
How to Become a Money Magnet
by Marie-Claire Carlyle
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

19 of 22 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Are you serious?, 30 Jun. 2011
Have to agree with other reviewers - buying this ridiculous book was a waste of money and a waste of my precious time reading it.

It's so poor I read it in one sitting. It's a very amateur attempt at combining things like feng shui, life coaching, positive thinking, the law of attraction, goal setting and taking actions, with a seriously unhealthy dose of very wishful thinking thrown in for good measure.

How stupid does one have to be, to not understand that if you want to have something, you have to take action towards getting it? Basically, if you want a job, you have to apply for it, you won't get it if you don't apply for it, so go on, apply for it. If you want to win the lottery, you have to buy a ticket. You can't win the lottery if you don't buy a ticket, so go out and buy a ticket. Well duh!!!

What really makes this book a non-starter is the bizarre mix of "you have to take action to achieve your goals" with "if you think positively about money it will just magically come to you", and "some people will have a mid-life wake-up call and realise they are not following their heart's desires". Well here's a wake-up call of my own. However much the author wants you to believe it, no amount of sitting on your couch in front of your tv, thinking happy thoughts and wishing with all your heart and your fingers crossed for money to fall into your lap, is going to make money fall into your lap. You have to get off your backside and go out and take action to get it. Even a child has this fundamental knowledge.

Oh hang on, there ARE people sitting on their couches and seeing money just fall into their laps - the author, her publishing house and her bank manager.

Unfortunately, the author takes a lot of credible activities, and mashes them up with outright nonsense to create a book that is of better use as a door jam than the secret to making millions.

I'm a professional life coach, so perhaps goal setting and taking actions to achieve those goals are far too obvious for me, but still in my opinion the author talks down to the reader and is very condescending throughout.

If you really want to be a "money magnet", write down your goal, then write down the actions you will take to achieve that goal, and then take those actions. It really is as simple as that and you don't need to buy this ridiculous book to do it.


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