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Blue Diamond Hard Ground Tent & Awning Pegs | Box 20 Orange
Blue Diamond Hard Ground Tent & Awning Pegs | Box 20 Orange
Offered by camping-online ltd
Price: £7.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product, the bright orange top makes them easy ..., 21 Sep 2014
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Excellent product, the bright orange top makes them easy to locate when dropped/hidden by grass, and the useful box is big enough to also hold a peg extractor which really is a necessary additional item as the pegs can get very firmly rooted at times.


Tarot - the Open Reading
Tarot - the Open Reading
by Yoav Ben-Dov
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.11

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 3 Feb 2014
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This is wonderful, the book I've been hoping to find for so long. Working with the Tarot de Marseille is not the easiest of steps to take but it really felt like coming home when I dedicated myself to it and this book has made everything slot into place. Thank you so much, Yoav!


Martin Freeman
Martin Freeman
by Nick Johnstone
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £15.19

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Appalling, absolutely appalling, 8 Nov 2013
This review is from: Martin Freeman (Hardcover)
Only gets one star because it's impossible to give minus 5 or even more. There's nothing in this book that you can't garner yourself from a quick whizz around wikipedia, any Martin Freeman fan site and actually watching anything in which he's appeared. Once you open it you can tell it's not going to tell you much from the fact that all the photos are from relatively recent films and telly - nothing personal because of course Martin is a very private man who doesn't give much away. The fact that it's large print with double spacing also suggests that there's not really much meat on the bones. And when the first few pages are dedicated to detailing who else was born on the same day as Mr Freeman, what was in the charts and what else happened in the world you know that the author is already clutching at straws. Luckily I only borrowed this from the library on a whim as I was leaving. Started to read it on the bus on the way home, stuffed it back into my bag ready to be returned the next day within five minutes. Don't waste your money. Just go re-watch Mr Freeman in just about anything and you'll learn more about him that you will from this rip-off.


Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living
Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living
by Melusine Draco
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.31

3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware!, 27 Mar 2013
This is the author's 2010 book 'Meanstreets Witchcraft' with a new title and a new cover. When I bought it there was nothing in the Amazon listing to alert the buyer to this so I got caught. Luckily a refund has been issued and hopefully they'll update the listing.


SwankySwans Girl's Tara Micro Floral Print Satchel Light Gold
SwankySwans Girl's Tara Micro Floral Print Satchel Light Gold
Offered by SwankySwans
Price: £14.99

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just lovely, 4 Feb 2013
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Really sturdy and well-stitched satchel which looks fantastic - it constantly gets admiring looks. Doesn't hold a massive amount of woman clobber but that's good as it forces me to be more organised for once. Doesn't slip off the shoulder which other bags have often done. Managed to stand on the strap in my ice grippers during the snowy weather but didn't damage it at all - it's a tough cookie!


Andrew James Premium Jam / Sugar Cooking Thermometer
Andrew James Premium Jam / Sugar Cooking Thermometer
Offered by Andrew James UK LTD
Price: £4.49

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Useless item, bad after sales service - thoroughly UNRECOMMENDED, 4 Feb 2013
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I should have taken notice of the other posts warning about the paint coming off this item. On first use when making marmalade the entire scale disappeared so that there is now nothing to be seen below 100 degrees. If I'd used it for a really high temperature it would be totally blank. Not a case of the paint coming off due to scrubbing when cleaning - there was no paint left at all. I'm hoping it's not toxic as it's now in my marmalade. Also perhaps there is the product identification label that I was asked to quote in order to get a refund, because it is nowhere to be seen on the actual item. Response to emails requesting a refund were very slow. One promised a phone call on the following Monday which never materialised (the phone call that is, not the Monday...) so I had to keep chasing by email. I was offered a replacement which of course I didn't want and have now - at last - been told that a refund has been activated. I'll never buy anything from this company again and would give the item no stars at all if it were possible.


Sass and Belle Priscilla Owl Cushion
Sass and Belle Priscilla Owl Cushion
Offered by Butterfly Nest Interiors
Price: £12.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mum loves her owl!, 7 Jan 2013
Bought this for Christmas for my owl-addicted mum and she loves it, though she immediately renamed Priscilla as 'KnobbyOwl'.... I've not seen the item myself but if Mum's happy then I'm happy.


Mapping London: Making Sense of the City
Mapping London: Making Sense of the City
by Simon Foxell
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A great idea spoiled by the final product, 10 May 2012
The history of London's maps is a fascinating subject, but sadly this book really doesn't do it justice. 80% of the publication is blank space whilst the captions to the illustrations are too brief to give any real insight into the maps they relate to. Also, the text is full of typos which, when there is so much glaring white page and so little text, does make you wonder what the proof reader (assuming there was one) was paid for. Really not worth shelling out the full price for.


The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf Trilogy)
The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf Trilogy)
by Glen Duncan
Edition: Paperback

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The wolf bit me!, 25 Jan 2012
Bought on a whim on a service station, I fell totally in love with this glorious riot of language from a real master of words. Bitten from the start I had to keep on going right to the end without stopping - bloodshot eyes and mangled brain be damned! It's very rare for a book to grab me like this one did, and it was as much the language as the story and the meaning behind it. Fantastic stuff. Now I'm going to have to see what else this amazing author has produced.


The Druid Way Made Easy
The Druid Way Made Easy
by Graeme K. Talboys
Edition: Paperback
Price: £4.99

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A sure guide through the first fringes of the forest, 4 May 2011
There are now a number of brief introductions to the Druid Way (or Druidism, Druidry, whatever your preferred term is) but this is something rather differet and very special. A slim volume packed full of insight and wisdom along with one or two quite complex ideas, though nothing that falls outside of the 'made easy' comfort zone. Firmly grounded in the here and the now, it offers a clear and attractive guide to anyone wanting to discover more about Druids both historical and contempoarary, and maybe embark upon the Way themselves, it also offers fresh inspiration for anyone already following the Way - the wheel turns back to basics so we can progress once more. I first read it through in an evening's single sitting, but know that it's something I'll be referring to for many years to come and that with each re-reading there will be deeper insights to discover. Three sections of three chapters each - because of course Druids like to do things in threes!


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