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Home Made Deluxe Stainless Steel Cooking Thermometer
Home Made Deluxe Stainless Steel Cooking Thermometer
Price: £4.94

5.0 out of 5 stars nice bit of kit, 23 Dec 2014
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does what it says on the tin, using it for candle making and its solid, sturdy and easy to clean, great bit of kit and the best value one I found.


Eating Animals
Eating Animals
by Jonathan Safran Foer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.49

4.0 out of 5 stars good book to give to friends., 23 Dec 2014
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This review is from: Eating Animals (Paperback)
A good book for veges, it confirms what I already knew really and some bits I had to skip as I'm already a vege I don't need convincing by animal suffering stories. Its a challenge for meat eaters, if you can read this and still don't care then good luck to you.


The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Search for a Perfect Meal in a Fast-Food World (reissued)
The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Search for a Perfect Meal in a Fast-Food World (reissued)
by Michael Pollan
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars highly recommended., 23 Dec 2014
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I can't state enough, this book needs to be read by everyone on the planet right now, its not for vegetarians specifically, although I am one, and it doesn't support one diet or ideology, but it is important to know at least this much about food and how its made so you can make informed decisions. Not only that it is a good well written book.


Tete de Moine AOC 900g whole cheese
Tete de Moine AOC 900g whole cheese
Offered by Pong Cheese
Price: £19.95

1.0 out of 5 stars It is rinsed with brine and bacteria so is supposed to taste like that, or so the internet says, 23 Dec 2014
Nothing against this particular seller but bought one of these recently and I can't stress enough this cheese tastes unique and is an acquired taste. The flavor is similar to if you have had a tooth removed and the remaining socket subsequently becomes infected. It is rinsed with brine and bacteria so is supposed to taste like that, or so the internet says, so don't complain if the flavor of corpses fills your nose when you unwrap it. The girolle is a nice centerpiece when you have guests though, but you cannot offer a cheese that tastes like fermented urine to guests so perhaps use your girolle for chocolate.


Rescue Me: Season 1 [DVD] [2006]
Rescue Me: Season 1 [DVD] [2006]
Dvd ~ Peter Tolan
Price: £9.00

3.0 out of 5 stars watchable but with some difficult bits., 4 Nov 2014
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My housemate is a disciple of this, he swore it's brilliance. There are truly laugh out loud moments, and really sad moments, I found the reenactment of the morning of 9/11 very real and moving, with the bodies falling and the people waiting to go up the stairs. However for me the tough working class ideologies are a bit overplayed, especially the misogyny. I don't mind an episode where the tougher than tough guys are misogynistic and are perhaps called out on it or are made to think by something, but the derisory comments about women are continuous episode after episode and there is no punchline. I'm sure a NYC fire department fireman would say it's realistic but it's neither funny nor inciteful and I became uncomfortable by the way all of the female characters were viewed. I think this will entertain mostly men, and the kind of men to whom these ideologies are already commonplace.


Four Great Cornish Novels: Jamaica Inn; Rebecca; Frenchman's Creek; My Cousin Rachel
Four Great Cornish Novels: Jamaica Inn; Rebecca; Frenchman's Creek; My Cousin Rachel
by Daphne du Maurier
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars superb, 4 Nov 2014
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Really super collection for a great price. Rebecca and My Cousin Rachel are the only ones I've read, and not included here is The Loving Spirit which is also fantastic, you can do a lot worse than read this woman's work, she is one of the best writers who has lived.


Wide Sargasso Sea (Penguin Modern Classics)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Penguin Modern Classics)
by Jean Rhys
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.59

5.0 out of 5 stars great book., 4 Nov 2014
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This book is very much an established English/Colonial classic. I love it, and place it up there with Daphne's Rebecca and Charlotte's Jane Eyre. Written as a spin off from the aforementioned Jane Eyre it tells a wonderful and atmospheric story of romance. This version came new, as expected, in good condition, but the seller took so long to dispatch it, over a fortnight, that I had to buy it at Waterstones anyway because it was a gift.


Manhattan [DVD] [1979]
Manhattan [DVD] [1979]
Dvd ~ Woody Allen
Offered by filmrollen
Price: £5.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 10 Aug 2014
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This review is from: Manhattan [DVD] [1979] (DVD)
Arguably the best film he did, the best film of the seventies, the best film about New York?? You decide. Its funny, quick, beautiful, romantic, entertaining etc. The little guy, the underdog, gets several beautiful women and entertains all with his wit and knowledge. What's not to like.


Nadja (Collection Folio; 73)
Nadja (Collection Folio; 73)
by Andre Breton
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: £7.30

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2.0 out of 5 stars In French, 10 Aug 2014
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Was looking for this book in English and it arrived in French so don't know what went wrong, I presumed it was in English because of the product description and listing and reviews all being in English, call me stupid...


Kitchen Craft Home Made Waxed Circles / Discs for 0.45kg jars, Bag of  200
Kitchen Craft Home Made Waxed Circles / Discs for 0.45kg jars, Bag of 200
Offered by Indiabazaar
Price: £2.00

4.0 out of 5 stars disks, 10 Aug 2014
nothing to say really other than it does exactly what it says on the tin, wax disks for your jam and chutney making.


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