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Allesschn. Tendenza T5
Allesschn. Tendenza T5

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good quality, 4 May 2014
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This is our 3rd slicer and is by far the best so far. Slices meat, cooked or uncooked very thinly, excellent machine


Filofax Finsbury Personal Organiser Leather Rambling Grain A5 Raspberry Ref 025371
Filofax Finsbury Personal Organiser Leather Rambling Grain A5 Raspberry Ref 025371
Price: £58.03

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very smart, 4 May 2014
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This is very practical and smart, although a lot bigger than a standard size Filofax.....lovely colour as well and beautiful quality leather


DIGIFLEX 20m Spool Strong & Stretchy Elastic Cord 0.5mm - Clear
DIGIFLEX 20m Spool Strong & Stretchy Elastic Cord 0.5mm - Clear
Offered by Digiflex
Price: £2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what was wanted, 4 May 2014
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I bough this to repair a Pandora bracelet. And 2 colleagues have now used it repair their bracelets. We are all delighted with the result


Covert Low Profile PU Leather Wallet Case/Cover/Pouch/Holster with Viewing Stand for iPhone 5C - Purple
Covert Low Profile PU Leather Wallet Case/Cover/Pouch/Holster with Viewing Stand for iPhone 5C - Purple
Offered by ClickJunkie
Price: £7.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Not quite what I thought it would be, 4 May 2014
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Probably my fault for not reading the description properly but I thought it was a quality leather case I was buying, but instead it is a rather flimsy case...looks quite pretty but not sure how it will stand up to every day usage


Snugg iPad Air (iPad 5) Case in Purple Leather - Flip Cover and Stand with Automatic Wake / Sleep, Elastic Hand Strap & Soft Premium Nubuck Fibre Interior to Protect Apple iPad Air (iPad 5) - Includes Lifetime Guarantee
Snugg iPad Air (iPad 5) Case in Purple Leather - Flip Cover and Stand with Automatic Wake / Sleep, Elastic Hand Strap & Soft Premium Nubuck Fibre Interior to Protect Apple iPad Air (iPad 5) - Includes Lifetime Guarantee
Offered by TheSnugg
Price: £69.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Love it!!!, 4 May 2014
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I bought this and think it is beautiful. The colour is very accurate (as is the red one which my husband has). Lovely quality leather and very stylish. I am delighted with this purchase .......I only wish there was a matching case for my iPhone


SPV Lights - Oscar Solar Wall Light - Stainless Steel, Waterproof & No Batteries Required
SPV Lights - Oscar Solar Wall Light - Stainless Steel, Waterproof & No Batteries Required
Offered by SPV Lights Ltd
Price: £39.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Gives a gentle light, 24 Jun 2013
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I have the wired version of these on my extension and thought one or two on the adjoining fence would look good. They look exactly the same as the wired in ones, although the light is much dimmer. I don't think would be useful for security, but looks very nice as a feature, will probably by another one for further up the garden.


Collapsible Pasta Drying Stand
Collapsible Pasta Drying Stand
Offered by Colanders FBA
Price: £14.49

5.0 out of 5 stars perfect, 1 Jun 2013
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This is a great gadget for drying pasta, and it folds flat for storage, very useful. Perhaps if it were a little taller it would be better, as long pasta has to be dried over several "arms"


The Shape of Water: The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries - Book 1
The Shape of Water: The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries - Book 1
Price: £3.59

4.0 out of 5 stars showing a darker side of Italy, 1 Jun 2013
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I hadn't read any of these books before, although I am a big fan of Donna Leon. The style is similar, and I enjoyed the book immensely, like Donna Leon's hero Guido, Inspector Montalbano is an intelligent, witty policeman, rather weighed down and cynical of the bureaucracy which surrounds him. The joy of having a Kindle means I can read them in order :-)


Grab Rail Homecraft Straight Stainless Steel 30.5cm (12")
Grab Rail Homecraft Straight Stainless Steel 30.5cm (12")
Price: £29.96

4.0 out of 5 stars excellent, functional and a reasonable price, 1 Jun 2013
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We bought these for a new wet room. We wanted grab rails which were sturdy enough to hold on to but didn't shriek "disability". We have 2 in the shower area at separate heights and when the shower isn't being used we put towels on them, and can also hang a shower gel as well. Our only problem which stopped us giving 5 stars was our builder felt the covers didn't fit very well and he had to use a sealant to hold them in place. One is loose again and will need to be refixed.

I thought the price was reasonable in comparison to some suppliers. It seems with some companies as soon as the tag "disability" is added to a product the price goes up


The Attenbury Emeralds
The Attenbury Emeralds
by Dorothy L Sayers
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars so flat and disappointing, 1 Jan 2013
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This review is from: The Attenbury Emeralds (Paperback)
As a DLS fan I was delighted to come across this book. I had read Presumption of Death and Thrones and Denominations and found them reasonably faithful to the DLS style. however I found the Attenbury Emeralds very disappointing. The complex dynamics and intense relationships between the characters were missing and the plot was torturous and uninspiring in my opinion.

Having read and reread with great pleasure the trials and tribulations of Peter and Harriet, the relationship between Bunter and the couple, the wit, humour and intellect shown by all the major characters as presented by DLS, I was very disappointed by the cardboard characters and dull dialogue found in this book.

I would have expected Peter Wimsey to make much more of inheriting the Dukedom with the roles and responsibilities surrounding it, than the few lines given up to it in the book. It can be argued that this was incidental to the plot, however as Peter Wimsey, written by DLS, was an extremely complex character who took his responsibilities very seriously I suspect that she would have made more of this development, building it into all the characters.

I hope this will be the last attempt to continue this saga. DLS exhibits a light touch and the ability to give these well
loved characters a dimension which allows them to leap off the page into the readers imagination, unfortunately I think that is missing in this book.


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