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The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers
by Patrick deWitt
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting story, 18 Oct 2014
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Super book. Hard to categorise. It's about hired killers in the old west, who are on another job. They are the notorious Sisters brothers. But it's not really about the old west, the gold rush, cowboys or killers, it's about one of the brothers (who narrates), his thoughts, his feelings, his desire for 'home'.....his attachment to his horse. A great tale, well told.


Life After Life
Life After Life
Price: £3.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Most enjoyable, 18 Oct 2014
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Loved this, another brilliant Kate Atkinson book. It has a very interesting premise, what if you could relive past areas of your life, areas that need you to take a different course of actions, to preserve your happiness, sanity or even your life. If you like her books you'll love this.


Going Back Home
Going Back Home
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 18 Oct 2014
This review is from: Going Back Home (Audio CD)
This is a super CD, I'm glad I got it. There is not a dud track. Roger Daltry has a great bluesy singing voice and if that is him on the moothie I could listen all day.


Zyliss Tin Opener with Lock
Zyliss Tin Opener with Lock
Price: £11.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Can do, 18 Oct 2014
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This is a good sturdy can opener. I found it easy to use. Having read a few reviews where some said it didn't always form a complete break when you start, I took the advice of another reviewer who said first wind a touch in the opposite from normal direction then wind as you usually would. The inner lid drops into your can, use the magnet end to pick up, take it to the bin and press the release button. No fishing about in whatever is in the can, no need to touch any sharp rim. As it takes the lid from the inner rim of the can you now have a safe, non-sharp rim on the can.
As good, if not better, than previous can openers I have used.


Photoshop CC Digital Classroom
Photoshop CC Digital Classroom
by Jennifer Smith
Edition: Paperback
Price: £33.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A worthwhile buy for those keen to learn, 29 Sep 2014
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'Photoshop CC Digital Classroom

This is an excellent book which guides you through the maze of photoshop with easily understood written instruction supported by its dvd. As the book is split into separate lessons you learn at your own pace and commands and functions covered in early lessons are reinforced as you progress. I had enrolled in photoshop classes and quite honestly if I had invested in this book in the first place I could have saved myself the price of the classes which were inferior, muddled and confusing. If you are thinking of using photoshop invest in the book you wont regret it.
A very useful book.


Pinzon Luxury Banded Bath Mat, Platinum
Pinzon Luxury Banded Bath Mat, Platinum
Price: £18.53

5.0 out of 5 stars Good sized bath mat, 29 Sep 2014
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This is a great bath mat and of a decent size too. It has a tight weave which seems to help in absorbing water without leaving you standing in a puddle.
It looks stylish, washes well and you can tumble dry it. I am very happy with this.


Leifheit 72567 AirSteam Premium Large Lightweight Deluxe Ironing Board for Steam Generator Irons, Blue
Leifheit 72567 AirSteam Premium Large Lightweight Deluxe Ironing Board for Steam Generator Irons, Blue
Offered by Lakeland
Price: £87.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Big board for your steam generator irons, 26 Sep 2014
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Do note the word 'large' in the name of this ironing board, because they tell no lies by using it.
This was made for steam generator irons as there is a big sole plate that easily takes the base steam generator. The surface area for ironing on is, correspondingly, wider than average. This is no bad thing, in fact a bit of a boon if, like me, you have lots of bed linen to iron.
For a big board it's quite light made with a heatproof plastic. Good height adjustment should please everyone.
My only concern is the arm for putting the steam cable through. If I put the cable through this and then take the iron to the end of the board to say, iron a shirt's shoulder, it just pulls the arm flat down so you'd then have to put it back up again afterwards. I was checking other folks reviews in case I was doing something wrong. Someone mentions it locks into place. Mine clicks into place but will happily click out again. The picture on the cover is no help. They don't even have the base of the generator on the board so where the steam lead is coming from is a mystery. If anyone reading this thinks I'm doing something wrong here please leave a comment.
The cover is nicely padded for a better ironing experience (if that isn't a contradiction in terms) and has perforations for steam to move around.
Leifheit always make good quality products so I am more than happy with this, if I could understand the steam lead arm I'd be ecstatic.

OK, I am ecstatic now. To secure the telescopic arm the plastic end attached to the base needs pushed right down into the groove it sits in. Now it is secure and as it has a coil end it bends and then goes back to upright as you iron. Clever, that.


Murder Rooms - The White Knight Stratagem - The Inspiration behind Sherlock Holmes [DVD]
Murder Rooms - The White Knight Stratagem - The Inspiration behind Sherlock Holmes [DVD]
Dvd ~ Ian Richardson
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Another great Dr Bell story, 25 Sep 2014
Another great Dr Bell story. Ian Richardson steals each scene but Rik Mayal is very good too. A great series, shame there are so few of them.


Romika-Casual Shoes Melissa Women-38-Olive Green
Romika-Casual Shoes Melissa Women-38-Olive Green
Offered by SHOETIQUE
Price: £29.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Immediately comfortable, 25 Sep 2014
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Very impressed with the shoes. Nice colour and design and very comfortable to wear. The strap has a Velcro closing so you can get the tightness you want. Definitely would buy Romika again. Size was just right.


Ultrasport Marla Women's Microfleece Jacket - M, Black
Ultrasport Marla Women's Microfleece Jacket - M, Black
Price: £27.76

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Be wary of the sizing., 25 Sep 2014
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Being a size 14 I felt sure medium would be fine for me, how wrong I was. With only a t shirt on underneath this still looked like it would not zip up and though it did it was a bit like what I think you'd feel if you wore a corset. I think it was made for a 10 or possibly 12. It is of a fitted cut.
Had it fitted, this would have been a cosy thing to wear on colder days. You don't have to close the large neck collar but it would save on a scarf. Then the cuffs go down the hand giving you a thumb hole. There are two outer zip pockets which are not particularly deep.
Nothing fancy about the design. Shame about the sizing.

Just to say my daughter who is a size 12, tried this on and liked the fit, so, perhaps for medium read size 12.
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