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Little Secret
Little Secret
Price: £17.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Magnificent., 23 Dec 2014
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This review is from: Little Secret (Audio CD)
Nikki is criminally underrated in this country. Her Jazzy bluesy pop style is impressive with superior vocals. Even if you don't like the singles (which were a little on the poppy side) make sure you check out her album. The other songs are more on the 'Jazz side,' of things, like her old work. Waiting On The Sun and Little Secret are remarkable songs. Don't miss it.


Wahl Flex Rechargeable Massager
Wahl Flex Rechargeable Massager
Price: £16.74

5.0 out of 5 stars It's great! And great value!, 12 Dec 2014
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Wahl is a trusted brand in my household. I own a Wahl beard trimmer and a Wahl nose hair trimmer. Both products are excellent as is this mini-massager. Inside the box is a really nice black carry case, the heads / attachments are inside the case. The massager comes wrapped in bubble wrap. You also get a plug and a set of easy to understand instructions.

I think this is really good value for money, each of the attachments has a different purpose (see the instructions), there's one for behind your knee, one for your back, and even one for your face! No more tired face muscles. I'm someone who does weights and Yoga quite often and there are days when I ache from head to toe. This is the perfect product for me to ease that recovery time. But I recommend this to anyone who suffers from aches and pains or who just needs to relax! The massager has a flexible neck to reach even the hardest of body parts. It needs charging out of the box.


WMA 12 PAIRS 100% COTTON WHITE MOISTURISING LINING GLOVE health music canvas work
WMA 12 PAIRS 100% COTTON WHITE MOISTURISING LINING GLOVE health music canvas work
Offered by chinkyboo
Price: £7.30

3.0 out of 5 stars Gloves are dirty?, 18 Nov 2014
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I wasn't aware these gloves came from Hong Kong. The gloves are fine in themselves, people are being too harsh. They're extremely cheap for how many you get and they will last through many washes until holes appear. However, when they arrive in a see through bag with Chinese symbols on the bag, they do have some marks. This could be blood but it looks like a brownish colour, like the gloves have gotten dirty. Maybe the factory is dirty. You will need to wash them (maybe more than once) before use. I just hope I washed the first lot before I put them on. It was a while ago and I can't remember. I have eczema.


Classic British Comedies The DVD Board Game
Classic British Comedies The DVD Board Game
Offered by Accessory-Shop
Price: £24.94

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good fun for all the family - if you like classic sitcoms., 3 Nov 2014
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If you're thinking about purchasing this game you must be a fan of classic British sitcoms. So I'll get right to the pros and cons.

Pros

Fun for all the family as long as they've seen enough UK sitcoms. There's a good selection of DVD clips from classics: Dads Army, One Foot In The Grave, 2 Point 4 Children, Open All Hours, Keeping Up Appearances, As Time Goes By, Last of the Summer Wine, Hi Di Hi, On The Up, Ever Decreasing Circles, Yes Minister, The Good life, Are You Being Served, and Allo Allo.

It's easy to learn how to play. Each player rolls both dice together. They move the number of spaces shown on the regular dice, and the other dice tells them whether they have a DVD question, a card question or a comedy card. If you answer the question correctly you roll again and move the number of spaces, then it's the next person's turn. A comedy card can move a player backwards, or forwards, or in the case of my game, player B won because player A (me) was on the spot before the finish. The card said move to the place after your opponent! This would be great fun to play at Christmas.

The board folds up neatly after use back in the box. There are four playing pieces shaped like Comedy Awards. A stack of comedy cards, a stack of quiz cards, two dice and the DVD. The artwork on the box is appealing and colourful, like the board itself.

The price is reasonable for such a well-made product. If you're a board game addict you'll find hours of entertainment here.

Cons

When choosing a DVD question the player can choose observational, casual or expert. The problem with this is the player can see how the game is going, and if necessary choose the easiest question (observational.) There should be an extra dice that chooses which question you get!

If you don't know much about British sitcoms, especially classic British sitcoms (many of the best are old sitcoms) you're going to struggle. Perhaps a game for older people. Still great fun and time flies when you're playing!

Only Fools And Horses, Fawlty Towers, Blackadder and Porridge should have been included. Then again it does say Volume 1.


Cole & Mason 165 mm Dark Wood Morley Crank Pepper Mill, Brown
Cole & Mason 165 mm Dark Wood Morley Crank Pepper Mill, Brown
Price: £25.16

5.0 out of 5 stars The best (pepper mill) a man (or woman) can get., 25 Oct 2014
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This Morley Crank Pepper Mill is like the Rolls-Royce of pepper mill's. It is exceptionally well carved, it makes you feel more like a man just holding it! It screams quality! The base is superior wood, soft and shinny like the metallic and wooden handle. Turn the handle and grind that pepper onto your favourite food. Now doesn't that feel good! This one has steel in its working parts so you can grind away without fear of breaking it! There's nothing cheap about this pepper mill - it should last you for years. Cole & Mason is proudly marked on the bottom of the base. The mill comes with pepper included. If you have a kitchen and you want the best, look no further. Ooooh! Spicy!


Driving Test Success Complete Theory Test for Car Drivers, Motorcyclists and Trainee Driving Instructors 2014/15 Edition (DVD)
Driving Test Success Complete Theory Test for Car Drivers, Motorcyclists and Trainee Driving Instructors 2014/15 Edition (DVD)
Price: £12.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Great software that will (all but) guarantee you pass., 25 Oct 2014
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In the past, I've tried to learn to drive and given up. During that time I did pass the theory test, this was before you had to pass the hazard test as well. Thinking about taking lessons again, I decided to be well prepared this time. I'm gonna revise the whole theory test / hazard test / road signs before I even get in the car. This PC DVD disc comes in a DVD type box with nice artwork. On my copy a young woman is learning to drive. But you might receive the artwork with a young man learning to drive.

Pop the disc into your laptop and wait for it to install (it's fairly fast), then click on the icon on the desktop. You need to choose a username that you will use every time you start the software. There are several options: choose to revise the Highway Code or the road signs. Take a mock test for the road signs, a mock test for the theory test (exactly how the test will be when you take it - just with different questions), or a mock test for the hazard test. During the hazard test use your mouse to click on upcoming hazards on the road. This is the part most students fail on, so extra revision might be needed. If you use this disc consistently you have all the tools you need to pass. As a bonus every time you start the program it looks for updates so it's always up-to-date software! It's easy to use and if you're learning to drive I wouldn't hesitate, buy it today.
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Battroborg Samurai Vs Ninja Battle Set
Battroborg Samurai Vs Ninja Battle Set

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It's overpriced. Kids will like it ...for a while., 25 Oct 2014
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These battle robots come well-packaged in a well-designed box with good looking artwork. The amount of packaging is just right, no rage trying to get the robots out of the box! You're gonna have to read the instructions with this set. I tried without and I couldn't get the robots to sync with the controllers. If you don't do this correctly both controllers control both robots - not much fun to be had! You're also gonna need four batteries per controller (X8 in total.) The batteries don't come with the set. I found this out the hard way when I tried to charge the robots and nothing happened. 20 minutes of charging time equals 20 minutes of playtime - which is acceptable. 8 batteries to watch the robots fight isn't.

The Robots.

Think of a smallish plastic action figure - like a transformer. There's two of them - in my pack, I had a Blue Knight and a Viking. They came with detachable swords, face masks and shin guards. To me they're quite cheaply made, the plastic is OK but nothing special, it's really not that solid. Controlling the robots can be frustrating! They often turn the wrong way around, and get stuck back to back. However, there is a move using the controller to turn them back again. Because they're quite flimsy if robot a hits robot b, robot a (who is attacking) is likely to fall over. So robot b wins even though he didn't do anything! The controls are fairly basic - turn around, weapons up and down again as the robot steps forward or backwards.

Two controllers.

They're quite large, in black, about the size of a Wii controller. You wave the controller in the air to make the robot move back and forwards, spin around and attack with the weapons.

A plastic arena. Once again, it's cheaply made and the robots often get stuck in the corner. I had to pick them up and place them in the middle again time and time again. I suppose you could just put the robots on a wooden floor and have them fight.

Conclusion. As an adult I became bored within the first ten minutes. I'm sure your children and their friends will play with this product more often, but they will eventually grow bored too. It's a nice gimmick, but it's way too overpriced for what it is: two plastic robots, a plastic arena and two controllers. It's basically Wii with physical toys.


Isabels Brazilian Flavours Gluten Free Batter Mix 250 g (Pack of 4)
Isabels Brazilian Flavours Gluten Free Batter Mix 250 g (Pack of 4)
Price: £11.59

2.0 out of 5 stars Far too expensive!, 20 Oct 2014
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These boxes are very small for the amount of money you're paying. I know Gluten Free is a premium product (it shouldn't be) but still what you're getting here is eight meals (or less depending on how many people there are / how much you use.) Eight pounds (for four boxes) would be pushing it but certainly better value. The batter itself is quite nice, it's crisper and cruncher than the homemade batter I made. Don't expect it to go bright orange, it's more of a whitish yellowy colour. You can also use it to make pancakes and Yorkshire puddings. But at this price I might have to go back to my own recipe.


Warrior King 2 [DVD]
Warrior King 2 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tony Jaa
Price: £6.30

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars What happened?, 8 Oct 2014
This review is from: Warrior King 2 [DVD] (DVD)
Warrior King and Ong-Bak are martial arts classics. Remember the tag line - no CGI and no wire work! What happened? Here we have poor CGI, obvious wire work, with blows missing a mile away and far too many in your face 3D shots (that don't work in 2D.) The storyline is convoluted, Yanin "Jeeja" Vismistananda from the brilliant Chocolate is wasted (she gets her arse kicked constantly) and Jaa, well what a disappointment. He gets his arse kicked too - easily in one scene, is this the same character who walked up that staircase, and beat 50 guys on his own? Characters often pull guns in this film which is realistic but it stops Jaa from fighting (maybe he couldn't be bothered?) There are occasional flashes of brilliance which make you realise how great the first film was, in terms of action. Rent don't buy. Then pick up Warrior King, Ong-Bak, Chocolate and The Kick.


Simple Spotless Skin Anti-Blemish Moisturiser 75 ml
Simple Spotless Skin Anti-Blemish Moisturiser 75 ml

5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible for eczema! The best moisturiser available., 28 Sep 2014
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Before I found this moisturiser and Simple Light Moisturiser, I couldn't use moisturisers. My face constantly got infected with Staph, due to the skin barrier being damaged. My skin split, the Staph got inside, made it weep and it became red and inflamed. If I used ANY moisturiser my pores became clogged. I had to leave my skin dry and inflamed. It was hell! I put up with this for ten-years.

This moisturiser contains Zinc, Camomile, Aloe Vera and Tapioca Starch, four ingredients known to help eczema. It also contains a natural antibiotic and no harsh colours or chemicals. Since finding this product I can go weeks without using steroid creams on my face. It's expensive but worth every penny! Not just for spots, amazing for eczema, and they should put that on the label! Please don't ever stop making this product Simple! It is my life line, and I thank you for that! Pair this with Simple Spotless facewash, and you'll be shocked at the results.


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