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Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949
Price: 3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, deeply reflective, 28 Nov 2013
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Beautifully, honestly and intelligently written, full of insights. Apart from Doris Lessing's personal life, and particular her free childhood in Africa, the book is also a realistic history of the 20th century in terms of consciousness, English values, the effect of the World Wars, left-wing sensibility and communism, colonialism - all seen through the prism of Lessing's private and public life. Incidentally, there were a few pages at the end that were deeply shocking...


KitSound BoomDock Docking Station Compatible with iPhone 3G, 3Gs, 4, 4S, iPod Nano 6th Gen and iPod Touch 4th Gen - Black
KitSound BoomDock Docking Station Compatible with iPhone 3G, 3Gs, 4, 4S, iPod Nano 6th Gen and iPod Touch 4th Gen - Black
Price: 79.99

2.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE - NOT PROPERLY compatible with ALL ipods, 27 Nov 2013
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Originally, I gave this a brilliant review, as it works wonderfully with Nano Ipod Generation 6.

However, it does not work with other ipods that can only be connected via RCA cables from the back. They provide these cables but the quality and volume of sound (in particular) is much reduced.

KitSound have been backward in coming forward on all this, so it is very confusing for customers.

The sounds is great by the way, but beware - there are these limitations. Hence, reduced star review from 5 star to 2 star.
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Cuddlestime 70cm Lying Tiger Soft Plush Toy (Brown)
Cuddlestime 70cm Lying Tiger Soft Plush Toy (Brown)
Offered by Dickens International Ltd
Price: 18.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Bit scary, 27 Nov 2013
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Nice quality, as people have said. But have to disagree a bit about the cuddliness, as not really soft enough for me. And also found his face rather scary. So sent it back. The Seller immediately refunded, which is good, but of course I had to pay for the return (5.60).


Living with the Devil: A Buddhist Meditation On Good and Evil
Living with the Devil: A Buddhist Meditation On Good and Evil
by Stephen Batchelor
Edition: Paperback
Price: 12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great writing ..., 18 Nov 2013
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The kind that offers insight and intelligence, but that probably needs to be studied to realise its full quality and beauty.


Akenfield
Akenfield
by Ronald Blythe
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific and original book, 18 Nov 2013
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Offers amazing insight into the past way of country life in Norfolk. Often beautifully written with simple clarity and honesty, and lack of political-correctness, which makes it a true and fabulous read.


Integral Auto Sensor LED Night Light
Integral Auto Sensor LED Night Light
Offered by Home Star Supplies Ltd
Price: 3.88

3.0 out of 5 stars Bright but very cold, white light., 18 Nov 2013
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I do use this in my son's bedroom. But it is a cold, very white light. It is excellent in terms of value/cost less than 2 p a week to run. But why not possible to put an orange frame around it to get a warm glow I am not sure.

(p.s. have bought the orange plugs and they are a complete waste of time as so dim).


Panasonic  KX-TG8061EB Single Colour DECT Phone with Answer Machine
Panasonic KX-TG8061EB Single Colour DECT Phone with Answer Machine
Offered by DST (UK) LTD Established 1999
Price: 29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars seems top notch for the price, 18 Nov 2013
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Easy to set up, clear, great clarity re. sound, volume. Smart and doesn't take up too much space. A good buy.


2 x Orange Glow 13amp Plug-In Night Lights, Glowplug
2 x Orange Glow 13amp Plug-In Night Lights, Glowplug
Offered by Bargain HunterZ
Price: 5.50

2.0 out of 5 stars Too faint, 15 Nov 2013
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A waste of time really, as other reviewers have suggested, but I was so desperate for a warm light rather than the bright white light ones available. Anyway it was a waste of time, as only gives a faint glow, so doesn't help you see in the dark at all. If it were 2 or 3 times stronger it might work.


The Sweet Poison Quit Plan
The Sweet Poison Quit Plan
by David Gillespie
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

14 of 17 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not sure!, 15 Nov 2013
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Its quite a reasonable read on the subject, though a sexist comment about bikinis irritated me.

Also a bit suspect are the many sweet/pudding recipes at the back. Cakes, biscuits, etc made with dextrose, a sugar-derivative used by home-brewers. It may not strictly be cane sugar or fructose, but it seemed a strange inclusion. Its like when you a buy a diet magazine and they're full of cake and biscuit recipes! Nor am I convinced that dextrose is a good substance to put in the body either. The author never went into it fully or convincingly.

Don't like the cover either. Why always a cake with these books? People who eat too much carbohydrate/sugar don't always stuff themselves with cakes and biscuits all day, just encouraging another misconception. Grrr...!!

Despite this, the books main thesis is valuable if you haven't read it elsewhere.

Preferred the book "Fat Chance" on the same topic by Dr Lustig.


Collins 2013 one 1 week to view A4 BLACK diary - hard back case bound cover - desk/business
Collins 2013 one 1 week to view A4 BLACK diary - hard back case bound cover - desk/business

4.0 out of 5 stars Simple, strong, 15 Nov 2013
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This is a good diary, simple and strong, nice paper. Better than the really cheap ones whose paper is so thin.


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