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Diet 101: The Truth About Low Carb Diets
Diet 101: The Truth About Low Carb Diets
by Jenny Ruhl
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.25

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best, 12 Aug. 2012
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I bought Jenny Ruhls other book,"Blood sugar 101"
& found it to be a great help, (see my review on it )so,
when I found she had written a second book, I didn't
hesitate in buying it.
Although there is a lot of data explained in this book,
the manner in which it's written, is easy to understand.
It would be of great help to anyone wanting to learn more about
low carb eating,as there are a lot of myths around about it.
This book is a very good read, & of great help to diabetics like myself.
I hope Jenny writes more on this subject, as I feel she is someone
you can trust, there is no hidden agenda with her, & as she herself is a
diabetic, she knows from first hand experience, the difficulties we face,
on a daily basis.
Through following her advice in both the books she has written,I have been able
to keep my blood sugar around 5 without any medication.
( Not bad for a lady of 69 )I was shocked to read a report, that said by the age
of 65, most people are on about 8 pills a day for various medical problems.
I don't want to join that club, & thanks to Jenny's books, I'm hoping not to
anytime soon.
I would recommend this 100% to anyone wanting a better insight into this subject.
It's simply brilliant.


The Greatest Manifestation Principle in the World: The Missing Secret Behind the Law of Attraction That Will Enable You to Finally Manifest Your Desires
The Greatest Manifestation Principle in the World: The Missing Secret Behind the Law of Attraction That Will Enable You to Finally Manifest Your Desires
by Carnelian Sage
Edition: Hardcover

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not for me, 12 Aug. 2012
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I wish I hadn't wasted my money on this book.
I can't believe how many pages there are to plough through,
with numerous promises of " just before I
tell you what the greatest principle is "
read these other chapters first.
On & on it went,seemingly having a go at other books
like " The Secret " & The law of attraction.
( 2 books that I have found to be VERY helpful )
By the time I got to page 57, where it states,
how this principle has been a secret up till now,
I was ready to give up on it,but not being a person
who likes to waste money, I stuck with it, & read on.
Then when I did find out what this "secret" was, I could have
screamed. I was taught this principle when I went to Sunday school,
( back in the dark ages, as I'm 69 )so I don't know where the idea
comes from that it's a secret.
The author says discovering this principle, overwhelmed them,
because they knew what a miraculous effect it would have, not only
on peoples lives, but the whole world.
Have you seen the state of this world ?
I personally don't think it's working !
You should have come to Sunday school with me,
you would have learned this principle years ago.
No, I'm not going to say what the principle is,
as some of you reading this, might want to buy the book,
& find out for yourselves...as for me, I've got some paint to watch dry.


Wild & Wolf Trim Phone - Red
Wild & Wolf Trim Phone - Red

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect, 20 May 2012
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I just LOVE this phone. Everything about it is great.
It's a fabulous colour, & the sound is as clear as a bell.
oops, no pun intended !!
No crackling at all.
Everytime I use it,it makes me smile.
So many people who come to my home say " Wow, what a great
phone where did you get it?"
When I tell them how little it cost, & I got it from Amazon,
they say, I'm getting one of those, do they do other colours as well?
I like funky things in my home..something a bit different..& this phone
really is a bit "different"
I'm thinking of getting another one for my lounge,( this one is in the kitchen,
which is done in red & white)
I might get a turquoise one next..in fact, as they're such good value,
I might have lot's of different colours all around my house, as I think
we all need a bit of cheerfulness in our lives, & at least it's a better
talking point than the flippin state of the world at present.


Castey Vulcano 26cm / 10.5" Inch Cast Aluminium Frying Pan (suitable for ovens & all hobs: gas, ceramic, electric & induction)
Castey Vulcano 26cm / 10.5" Inch Cast Aluminium Frying Pan (suitable for ovens & all hobs: gas, ceramic, electric & induction)

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars just great, 19 Mar. 2012
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I just love this pan, it's now added to the other castey products I have.
It's stylish to have on show in the kitchen, as well as being fabulous to cook with.
If I was to be picky, I'd like to have a choice of colour on the handle, but that's
just me,& the colour doesn't detract from the easy use of this product.
Food doesn't stick to it,(which is always a bonus)
& it's well worth the money.


Wuthering Heights [DVD]
Wuthering Heights [DVD]
Dvd ~ Merle Oberon
Offered by MusicnMedia
Price: £4.55

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best, 13 May 2011
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I LOVE this film..it's my all time favourite.
This is the only version of it, that's worth watching.
It has a depth of emotion in it, that you can actually "feel "
as you are watching it.
The scene, where Heathcliffe carries Cathy to the window, in his arms,
STILL makes me sob every time I see it, ( & that must be over 20 )
Fabulous acting, that really makes you believe in the characters.
It really is the best, buy it, & lose yourelf in a fantastic love story
for a bit of escapism.
The Yorkshire moors never looked more beautiful..
oh for my own Heathcliffe !!!!!!


Whisky Galore [DVD]
Whisky Galore [DVD]
Dvd ~ Basil Radford
Offered by chaostheorymedia
Price: £19.79

5.0 out of 5 stars laughter galore, 13 May 2011
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This was a film I saw years ago, & had always wanted to see again.
It's a proper nostalgic film, just right for watching on a wet Sunday afternoon,
after lunch, when the family are all visiting.
We were all age groups, from 12 to 70, & everybody loved it.
We all laughed out loud at the islanders antics,trying to stop the customs men
finding the whisky, & Gordon Jackson was fabulous as the dominated son,
so different to the roles he went on to play later in his career.
Also loved his sourfaced Mother, hilarious.
The scene where the men wait for "The Sabbath" to pass, is just so funny.
The only negative about it, was we all wished it had been double the length,
as none of us wanted it to end.
Well worth buying, & worth every penny.


Blood Sugar 101: What They Don't Tell You about Diabetes
Blood Sugar 101: What They Don't Tell You about Diabetes
by Jenny Ruhl
Edition: Paperback

69 of 69 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Eyeopener, 31 Mar. 2011
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This is the best book I have ever read on Diabetes..& I could win prizes for the amount I've waded through.I had searched & searched for a responsible, non panic inducing,sensible account of what to expect, after being diagnosed with type 2 in August 2010.
I had begun to feel a complete failure, as I was piling on weight, yet eating a very healthy diet..
no junk food etc!
I was extra vigilant, as ALL of my family had this condition,& 2 of my cousins had died from bad management of it..so obviously, I didn't want to follow them.I had managed to get to 67 before I was diagnosed,& was pretty angry that I had succumbed to it.
What a relief to find this book by Jenny Ruhl, who explained that you don't get Diabtes just because you're overweight ( tho' I did realise this, as my sister weighs 7st 3lbs)
& the reasons for why you can put on weight, no matter what you do.
The chapter on what causes Diabetes is such an eyeopener..I know many people are made to feel as tho' they've caused this themselves, which as Jenny explains, is just not true.
Tho' I control mine by diet alone, there is a very informative chapter on drugs that are used for this condition..& how to make the right choices for whats best for YOU.
It is so well written, in lanquage that's easy to understand, & I for one felt so relived after reading it, & I wasn't about to drop dead with all the scary things you are always being told
you might get.
I wish I could meet this author...she comes across as a sensible level headed person, who knows what it's like to have this problem.
So my advice to anyone, would be to buy this book, you will never regret it..it will give you so much information, & I'm sure, will save you a lot of unecessary worry.
IT'S BRILLIANT !!!


Up [DVD] [2009]
Up [DVD] [2009]
Dvd ~ Ed Asner
Price: £7.00

5.0 out of 5 stars funny, 5 Dec. 2010
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For a bit of escapism, you can't beat this film.
It's so funny & would cheer anybody "UP"
Good for any age,it has something for everyone.
We watched it on a cold snowy afternoon,& laughed so
much, we forgot about the awful weather.
Do yourself a favour & get this DVD, you won't regret it.


Hope Springs [DVD] [2009]
Hope Springs [DVD] [2009]
Dvd ~ Alex Kingston

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hope Springs, 5 Dec. 2010
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We all loved this DVD, & wish the BBC would do a second series,
there's a lot of scope here for a follow up.
It was well cast,& they all seemed to gel together.
As a family, we have been lucky enough to visit the village
of Wanlochhead, where it was filmed.( It happens to be
the highest village in Scotland )& saw the various locations that
were used in it...absolutely stunning scenery.
Please bring it back, it cheered us up,& we need more progs like this.


The Secret Daily Teachings
The Secret Daily Teachings
by Rhonda Byrne
Edition: Hardcover

16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing, 1 Sept. 2010
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My Husband & myself read the daily teachings from this book every morning.
They really set you up for the day ahead.While the media is busy telling us
of wars, famines,floods,abuse,& crimes of all sorts, this book shows you
how to change from thinking this is all that's going on in the world,to Knowing
there is another way.It's not way out "positive thinking " will cure all if we
all think that way..it's a very simple down to earth way of just stopping for a few
moments each morning, & reading something that makes you feel better about the day
ahead,which is surely a good thing.I would recommend this book to anyone.
After all,feeling good has got to be better than the alternative, hasn't it.


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