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Ultrasport Polygon Dumbbell 22 lbs (10 kg) with 2x Handgrip-Slot
Ultrasport Polygon Dumbbell 22 lbs (10 kg) with 2x Handgrip-Slot
Price: £29.52

5.0 out of 5 stars i love that these can be used "in the hand". really versatile, 29 Aug 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
i love these weights, ive usually had sets of the nylon covered lady sets , you know the ones i mean but i really like these better(personal preference ). i love that they are a polygon shape so no roll and the handle when in use feels safe and secure but where these come into their own for me is the hand holds on the weights themselves , this may or may not be "new" but i havent seen or used a set with this before , i love that i can excercise with these held in each hand , clamped to my chest during sit ups ect . they seem much more adabtable than when just put together on the dumbell, you can use them sort of like mini kettle bells , this is one set the hubby wont be getting. they are also really easy to put together and take apart


Sport Direct Women's Vapour Bicycle Helmet - Pink/Black/Silver, Size 56-58
Sport Direct Women's Vapour Bicycle Helmet - Pink/Black/Silver, Size 56-58
Price: £15.08

5.0 out of 5 stars great safety and looks, 29 Aug 2014
this was a present to my daughter who needed one to get to and from college this year. she loves that its pink and i love that it fits really well, snug in all the right place and that it is robust enough to keep her safe


Cairo Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes from the Middle East Inspired by the Street Foods of Cairo
Cairo Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes from the Middle East Inspired by the Street Foods of Cairo
by Suzanne Zeidy
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.00

5.0 out of 5 stars middle eastern cooking , a wonderful discovery!!!, 23 Aug 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
the reasons i'm drawn to world cookbooks like this one is the fact that they introduce me to a more flavourful and a healthier way to cook .this one fufills that and more the dishes contain various ingredients for me to track down (this is where the internet excels) and taste, the recipes use alot of wholegrains, beans and natural ingredients .no processed foods here.
The pearl barley salad was the first to go on my plate ,todays lunch in fact(as i already had the ingredients in my cupboard), it was simple to make , would make a great cold salad to take to work , a side dish to some meat or a light and tasty meal in its own right,previously i had only used pearl barley in stews. some of the ingredients contained in some of the dishes were new to me but are available from some supermarkets(where i got mine ) or alot are on here with amazon
for example the pomegranate molasses
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Al-Rabhi-Pomegranate-Molasses-300ml/dp/B00AAJPPEM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1408799011&sr=8-1&keywords=pomegranate+molasses
and the sumac (i love that on meat)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/AlFez-Sumac-38-Pack/dp/B006JO1QCC/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1408799181&sr=8-5&keywords=sumac
the rest were found in any good supermarket and i just love pistashios on anything.
The book itself is very well photographed ,the foods look very tempting. it is sturdily bound on a nice thick paper and printed clearly in black ink(some i have had arent, and have been very difficult to read).
IT is laid out in chapters - breakfast, mezza, soups, greens beans and grains,street food,family style meals,pickles preserves dressings and pastes,desserts,drinks and the index at the back
there are also pages between the recipes which explain both the culture and the foods of the areas with photos of street vendors , city scapes and its people. this would make a wonderful classy gift for friend of family but no one is getting my copy . love it.back to the kitchen for dinner.


Oral-B Trizone 2000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Oral-B Trizone 2000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Price: £49.25

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a good brush for a good price, 22 Aug 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
this is a really really good brush at a reasonable price for everyone who wants an every day toothbrush without the all singing all dancing extra features that alot of people just dont need. it has 2 settings daily clean (my favorite) and gum care for a gentler brushing experience (my husband uses that setting daily). the trizone brush is a really effective clean and is the closest to a manual brush as braun make, its bigger than the round heads but gets into small spaces and is not overly big and still fits nicely around your back teeth.It comes with one trizone brush head and the charger in the kit. it charges quickly and holds its charge well.The unit has a charge indicator so you can visually see when the brush needs a re-charge which is nice as with older brushes you could never tell until it ran out which was awful part way through a clean.The other new addition that i think is essential is the pressure light ,if you brush too hard the light on the back of the unit flashes to let you know , the light is visible even when not in front of the mirror and the timer will vibrate tree times giving timings of 30 seconds each for each quadrant in your mouth and again after a final 30 seconds to provide a 2 minute brush.the unit is small enough to transport with you anywhere


Ultrasport Racer 1000A home trainer with hand pulse sensors, incl. drinking bottle
Ultrasport Racer 1000A home trainer with hand pulse sensors, incl. drinking bottle

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars stylish and sturdy a breeze to set up and use, 22 Aug 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
a really really solid build the photo on the blurb has a picture of a person using it stood up and yes you can do it ,i have tried it to see and its that solid . The unit is easy to set up although a extra pair of hands can come in useful it is not required as i put this together myself with the tools provided (spanner and allen key/screwdriver). reading the instructions for assembly it said to first check all the screws ect were there , i couldn't see them all but proceeded to check through the parts and found some were in the frame and some were in the back of the computer top.The feet rails are flatter than on the 800A and i found it not so easy to move as the wheels seemed slightly too far round, they also do not level but the unit was very stable and didnt seem to need that feature.when assembled the unit looks as sturdy as any gym quality bike but be aware that these are probably not for very small people as i am 5 ft 11 and i have the saddle only one notch up from the lowest setting that said the seat is infinitly adjustable ,up and down and forwards and back and is very wide and padded for a fairly if not sofa comfortable ride. the riding position is also the key to if you would buy this unit or the 800A bike that is also available from ultrasport on amazon
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00I2MCUK6
this bike is a good buy if you like a more racing bike /leaned over type cycling position where as the 800A has a more upright riding position with a more eliptical bike/upright set of handle bars. my husband really likes this 1000A model.
this bike is a good size as we have had difficulty with my knees hitting the handle bars in the past but with this ,even with the seat as far forward as it will go i still have a good 6 inches of clearance.
the computer at the front is easy to set up even not using the instructions and can be set up for multiple users, adding your height and weight will add to it as the computer can then work out your BMI as well as give you a body fat estimate so no need for a separate body fat tester. the unit has twelve preset programes that really test you and a manual mode for when you want to be in control.the read out is both large and clear to read.
i did notice that in the manual the plug was shown as a standard british plug but the unit i received came with a 2 pin plug and an adapter plug which looks sturdy and did the job so no complaints there.
you will be pleased with this product, i am . i have had several static bikes over the years and i think this range from ultrasport have to be some of the best we have used. and great for low /no impact training.
real serious kit for beginner and enthusiast


Ultrasport Racer 800A home trainer with hand pulse sensors, incl. drinking bottle
Ultrasport Racer 800A home trainer with hand pulse sensors, incl. drinking bottle
Price: £205.19

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars solid constuction and comfort???, 22 Aug 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
a really really solid build the photo on the blurb has a picture of a person using it stood up and yes you can do it ,i have tried it to see and its that solid . The unit is easy to set up although a extra pair of hands can come in useful it is not required as i put this together myself with the tools provided (spanner and allen key/screwdriver). reading the instructions for assembly it said to first check all the screws ect were there , i couldn't see them all but proceeded to check through the parts and found some were in the frame and some were in the back of the computer top.The feet rails are great with easy to engage wheels on the back so the unit is easy to move should you require to and the back rail has feet that as you twist them enables you to level them on either side.when assembled the unit looks as sturdy as any gym quality bike but be aware that these are probably not for very small people as i am 5 ft 11 and i have the saddle only one notch up from the lowest setting that said the seat is infinitly adjustable ,up and down and forwards and back and is very wide and padded for a fairly if not sofa comfortable ride. the riding position is also the key to if you would buy this unit or the 1000A bike that is also available from ultrasport on amazon
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00HEYSM5K
this bike is a good buy if you like a more upright cycling position where as the 1000A has a more racing bike bent over riding position with proper racing bike handle bars. i prefer this one and my husband the 1000A model.
this bike is a good size as i often have had difficulty with my knees hitting the handle bars in the past but with this ,even with the seat as far forward as it will go i still have a good 6 inches of clearance.
the computer at the front is easy to set up even not using the instructions and can be set up for multiple users, adding your height and weight will add to it as the computer can then work out your BMI as well as give you a body fat estimate so no need for a separate body fat tester. the unit has twelve preset programes that really test you and a manual mode for when you want to be in control.the read out is both large and clear to read.
i did notice that in the manual the plug was shown as a standard british plug but the unit i received came with a 2 pin plug and an adapter plug which looks sturdy and did the job so no complaints there.
you will be pleased with this product, i am . i have had several static bikes over the years and i think this range from ultrasport have to be some of the best i have used


Advanced Elements Unisex Adult Aluminum Frame Kayak Cart  - ,
Advanced Elements Unisex Adult Aluminum Frame Kayak Cart - ,
Price: £62.76

5.0 out of 5 stars my husband has had a sea fishing kayak for over ..., 20 Aug 2014
my husband has had a sea fishing kayak for over 2 years now and I bought one of these after his first trip out ,it is a must on any shoreline and copes well when going up or down the slipways and shingle on the beach. the only other alternative is to take all your gear off the kayak and carry everything which is awkward and time consuming this is just get out the car ,onto the trolley to the waters edge ,fold up and secure the trolley and go reverse on the trip in.


Skylanders Swap Force Character Pack - Jade Fire Kraken [Not Machine Specific]
Skylanders Swap Force Character Pack - Jade Fire Kraken [Not Machine Specific]
Offered by 6 Hungry Weasels
Price: £17.98

5.0 out of 5 stars need and want are two different things????? not in this case, 20 Aug 2014
right now you all know what this does in the game, the kracken does change in the game . the swapablity is a great bonus ,we love that but i really love the colours on this one, orange green and gold is a good combination , you dont need to collect it as it is a variant but in this case you most definitly will want too, as always well built and painted


Oral-B Trizone 4000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Oral-B Trizone 4000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Price: £59.59

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars try this unit,if in doubt about electric brushes you soon wont be, 20 Aug 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
i got this brush as it had the brush head that i had not tried before. on receiving the unit it had as always very professional looking packaging which would look good for you or if giving as a gift. As well as showing all the functions of the toothbrush clearly there is also a "test drive" offer id not seen before, it means that you can buy with confidence as it allows you to return the brush if not 100% satisfied within 30 days (good to know).
The brush itself is firstly a lovely colour , i was getting a little bored with blue , its nice to have a choice especially if like us there are 5 in the family and you all have a handset.The handle is lightweight , comfortable in the hand, and quieter than some of the other units i have had. the stand is stable in use and the unit charges quickly. the charger can be removed from the brush head holder as well so they can be used separately .
I have had a few units so far and whilst impressed with them all i love the new pressure sensitive light which you can see flash even when not looking in a mirror, the different modes are great to have as i dont find the daily clean is always required and on these days i go to sensitive mode. i usually use the whitening mode with the whitening head probably once a week to give a lovely polish to my teeth.
the trizone head however is where my interest is, and i have found that im greatly impressed with it, the cleaning action is far removed from the round heads which are great for those back teeth, this one seems to get right into the spaces between my teeth ( my teeth cant get floss between them they are so close) which is a bonus for me as my teeth are slightly overcrowded and some are slightly overlapping.i feel i have gotten a really good clean with this unit and heads and i think i will continue with these heads for some time for my daily clean but i really really love the different heads and modes so you can tailor the unit to your teeth and gums needs on a daily basis


Nescafé Dolce Gusto Cappuccino 16 Capsules, 8 servings (Pack of 3, Total 48 Capsules, 24 servings)
Nescafé Dolce Gusto Cappuccino 16 Capsules, 8 servings (Pack of 3, Total 48 Capsules, 24 servings)
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars goog coffee , fair price, no compaints, 18 Aug 2014
this is comparable to the coffee i buy on the high street ,it makes a good standard mug full , i don't usually add sugar to my coffee and these do have a tiny amount in them but its not sweet by any description just a nice smooth beverage at vastly less than the coffee shops i refuse to purchase from and better than from the burger chain that i do. the froth is good but remember you have to provide your own sprinkles, great for speed and taste when i dont have the time or inclination to use the espresso machine. i have served this to friends and family and so far everyone has liked them.


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