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Kärcher WV70 Window Vac - Window Cleaning Vacuum Kit
Kärcher WV70 Window Vac - Window Cleaning Vacuum Kit
Price: £90.19

5.0 out of 5 stars SPARKLING CLEAN WINDOWS, 16 July 2014
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Only recently purchased but already after a couple of try-outs we are very impressed and pleased with this Cleaning Kit.

I must say that I was sceptical about the claims being made about this method of window cleaning but Boy were those fears misplaced. It is very easy to use both in terms of technique and physical effort involved and has cleaned our windows superbly.

Might be considered a bit on the pricey side but after experiencing the Karcher Window Vac we have no regrets whatsoever.
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GSL - 5 x LARGE DEEP ALUMINIUM FOIL FOOD CONTAINERS 12" x 6.2" x 3.5" - (F32)
GSL - 5 x LARGE DEEP ALUMINIUM FOIL FOOD CONTAINERS 12" x 6.2" x 3.5" - (F32)
Offered by General Stores Ltd
Price: £5.75

5.0 out of 5 stars LABOUR SAVING, 16 July 2014
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For those with leaning towards lethargy, who fast tire with strenuous scrubbing and copious deployment of Mr Muscle Grease and Burnt Residues Remover resulting in the absolute ruination of one's delicate little pinkies, there is only one answer ....... get yourself some if these Aluminium Foil Food Containers.

They are substantive, and importantly deeper than those normally available, allowing for a satisfying recipe such as Fruit Crumble to be cooked which usually plays havoc with the pot and is the very devil to clean especially if the dish is reheated the following day. And all you do is get rid of the container after use......making sure not to incur the wrath of 'her indoors' and recycle it.


Inside the Banking Crisis: The Untold Story
Inside the Banking Crisis: The Untold Story
by Hugh Pym
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £13.60

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5.0 out of 5 stars WILL LESSONS BE LEARNT?, 15 July 2014
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The emphasis of this excellent financial diary is mainly confined to the frantic attempts between 2008 and 2010 by the UK Treasury to stave off the bankruptcy of major parts of the banking industry which would have caused untold havoc, misery and hardship to the economy.

It takes the reader on the roller coaster stress loaded white knuckle ride of Alistair Darling, The Chancellor, his senior civil servants and government team, myriad of Investment Banker advisors, and, of course the inevitable teams of lawyers, in their frantic efforts to stabilise the financial system. It is gripping stuff that puts the reader in the front stalls of this, perhaps one of the most critical moments in British Economic History, one which if not satisfactorily resolved would have brought the country to it's knees.

Hugh Pym, displays his immense experience as an investigative journalist, author and broadcaster, in producing this excellent book, a masterpiece of good easy readable economic history.

Will any lessons be learnt from this frightful episode for the future? No, of course not, within a relatively short space of time the credit shackles will loosen, the bankers will run riot again in pursuit of fast illusory profits which bring huge bonuses, and the Politicians and Regulators will be bamboozled yet again. And we all know that the Taxpayers will pick up the tab. Pathetic isn't it?


Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank That Broke Britain
Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank That Broke Britain
by Ian Fraser
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.00

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5.0 out of 5 stars APPALLING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, 14 July 2014
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Experienced financial journalist Ian Fraser, writes the definitive account of the turbulent expansion of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) under Fred Goodwin and calamitous, if not inevitable collapse into bankruptcy saved only by a huge dollop of tax payers cash.

Most will be aware of the RBS problems in the latter part of the first decade of the 21st century, the eye-wateringly costly public bailout, and the subsequent outing and vilification of Fred 'The Shred', but few I guess will be cognizant of the frightening and highly irresponsible manner one man was allowed to run riot with a large concerns financial stability, conducting a mindless, ego-charged, fear dominated policy that was guaranteed without any doubt whatsoever to end in RBS's ruination.

Goodwin's negligent governance is to a large extent beside the point as he should have been stopped in his tracks when he embarked on his crazy run. He was surrounded by very high paid executives, a Chairman and Board of Directors, a phalanx of Accountants, Auditors, Lawyers, umpteen Regulatory Bodies, all of whom must have been struck blind and deaf for not pulling him up and stopping the lunacy, because that is what is was, an aberration that should never have been allowed to get going, let alone gain momentum. It is inconceivable that not one single person has been criminally charged let alone sent to prison for allowing this conduct to fester and grow within RBS to the extent of nearly bringing about a falling apart of the entire banking system leading to catastrophic consequences with much deprivation on the whole economy.

Until governance of a company is very strictly defined, monitored independently, and encapsulated in legislation with serious consequences both in terms of loss of freedom and severe personal financial penalties, then as sure as eggs are eggs, the RBS calamity will happen again, and again.

Ian Fraser has written a lengthy tome, absolutely brilliantly researched, which is easy to absorb, difficult to put down, highly informative, but at the same time exposes issues which are extremely worrying.

A very good book.


Pack of 12 Men's Patterned Handkerchiefs (HH125) Handkerchiefs by Handkerchief Heaven
Pack of 12 Men's Patterned Handkerchiefs (HH125) Handkerchiefs by Handkerchief Heaven
Offered by Wholesale Interiors
Price: £10.97

5.0 out of 5 stars EVERYTHING A BLOKE COULD WISH FOR!, 8 July 2014
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Good value, seemingly well produced, ample size for a good male triple sneeze, shoe polishing, mopping up spilt beer, and drying the dog. Fulfils my every need....wonderful.


Daily Mail The Big Book of Quick Crosswords Volume 5 (The Daily Mail Puzzle Books)
Daily Mail The Big Book of Quick Crosswords Volume 5 (The Daily Mail Puzzle Books)
by Daily Mail
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.24

5.0 out of 5 stars KEEPS THE BRAIN ACTIVE, 8 July 2014
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I am encouraged to exercise my brain several times every day and 'do' a puzzle or two from this crossword book, by my wife who read in the Daily Mail that keeping ones brain active keeps Senile Dementia at bay.

The Daily Mail ranks supreme in our household as the font of all knowledge particularly medical, and for advice that basically rubbishes virtually everything that I do, eat, enjoy or have a passing interest in, as being extremely bad and injurious for my well-being. By a like token, this paper contains absolutely no condemnation, criticism, or commentary about my dear wife's lifestyle or habits........funny that isn't?

So much for my little rant and back to The Daily Mail Big Book of Crosswords.......which is a very good collection of not over difficult crosswords, that is very enjoyable, and represents excellent value for money.


Konstsmide 606-750 Rigel Flush Light, Matt Black
Konstsmide 606-750 Rigel Flush Light, Matt Black
Price: £98.39

5.0 out of 5 stars QUALITY, QUALITY, QUALITY., 7 July 2014
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A well made, solid feeling, attractively designed outdoor wall light, that gives one confidence of reliability and longevity. It is not cheap but then you only get what you pay for, and here we have got quality.


The Truggie Deluxe, The gardeners tool trolley
The Truggie Deluxe, The gardeners tool trolley
Offered by Battlesbridge Mills garden centre
Price: £99.99

4.0 out of 5 stars EVERYTHING TO HAND, 7 July 2014
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A present for my garden enthusiast wife, who cares for our good sized garden. However, our tool shed is at the farthest point away, and causes much to'ing and fro'ing which with the going by of the years, results in an increasing degree of weariness.

However, with the Truggie Delux, she can now take everything needed on this trolley, as well as using the collection bag to store her cuttings etc. Already, the benefit of this garden trolley has proven itself and I have been awarded a great dollop of brownie points for my present......and that doesn't happen often!

It wasn't the easiest thing for a non-artisanal bloke to assemble but manageable and took approx. 1 to 2 hours. The reason for not awarding a 5 star rating is that the cuttings sack top framework was on the flimsy side (unlike all the rest of the appliance) and kept coming apart. This was relatively easily remedied with some use of Duck Tape, but this should not have been necessary.


Nuxe Sun Refreshing After-Sun Lotion for Face and Body 200ml
Nuxe Sun Refreshing After-Sun Lotion for Face and Body 200ml
Offered by TELIACO
Price: £9.49

5.0 out of 5 stars BRING ON THE SUNSHINE!, 7 July 2014
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An excellent lotion for the care of your skin after being in the sunshine for a while, particularly for those such as myself whose skin has seen quite a few summers (71 to be precise) and has lost a good deal of it's natural ability to recuperate. This Nuxe preparation leaves the skin refreshed, revitalised, and certainly enhances the tan.

Worth the cost.


Breo Classic Unisex Quartz Watch with Green Dial Analogue Display and Green Rubber Strap B-TI-CLC48
Breo Classic Unisex Quartz Watch with Green Dial Analogue Display and Green Rubber Strap B-TI-CLC48
Offered by AC Watches 2012
Price: £24.90

5.0 out of 5 stars A VERY GOOD BUY, 7 July 2014
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This very reasonably priced watch, is a good timekeeper, very comfortable to wear, and is a stunning looker. Can't ask any more than that can you?


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