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Faithfull THPLASTIC 200mm Thermometer Wall Plastic
Faithfull THPLASTIC 200mm Thermometer Wall Plastic
Offered by Mum, Dad and Baby
Price: £2.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars RED not BLUE, 24 July 2014
Just as the other 3 star review said, we too purchased this particular product over it's competitor seller, due to it's blue and not red colour.

With children just only learning to read temperature, I thought that blue below freezing point communicates temperature much better than using red colour (warm/hot association, from colour itself being from the warm family, but also from marking on cold/hot taps etc). And sure enough, when the thermometer arrived, in RED, the first thing my son said was that he doesn't understand why the hot is down and that it was confusing....

Anyway, with it not being worth sending back, and having got a big set of colour sharpies at home, I went over it with a light blue sharpie and looks just fine (actually added yellow orange and dark red colours on the remaining lines, according to the rising temp, and the kids are now loving it, as it's completely self explanatory....).

Nevertheless, annoyingly, the product is being miss-advertised, and that is the reason for only 3 stars. The seller should correct this.


Good Food Pre-packed Organic Pinto Beans (Pack of 5)
Good Food Pre-packed Organic Pinto Beans (Pack of 5)
Price: £11.45

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Country of origin..., 10 May 2014
What does it mean 'produce of: several countries' and 'EU/Non-EU Agriculture'? So ere these say lovely EU grown organic pinto beans, mixed up with 'slightly less lovely' organic pinto beans grown in China? As some might know, even organic produce of China are not reliable (full of toxic heavy metals from the highly polluted soils) and I am on a mission of finding one that does not originate from there. So far, I have found most of the sellers here providing all sorts of questionable self-contradicting kinds of descriptions reg the origin of their pinto beans, and I must say, this is the most original one so far, but still does not actually tell me anything! 'EU/Non-EU Agriculture' is equivalent to saying e.g. 'produce of: the world' or 'world agriculture' :-/ ...a bit more specific please?!


Suma Organic Buckwheat 500 g (Pack of 6)
Suma Organic Buckwheat 500 g (Pack of 6)
Price: £9.90

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Country of origin..., 10 May 2014
Product details state that this was 'produced in USA', while in the photo, though a bit unclear, one can see that the country of origin is China. First of all, I have read that due to China's heavy soil pollution, even the organically grown products can be so full of heavy metals, that more toxic than those non organic from other countries. Secondly, it is misleading, for the seller to provide two different countries of origin (photo, product listing) either it was grown in China and packaged in USA, or one of them is simply incorrect and untrue. This should be clarified.


Buy Whole Foods Organic Pinto Borlotti Beans 3 Kg
Buy Whole Foods Organic Pinto Borlotti Beans 3 Kg
Price: £13.09

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Country of origin...., 10 May 2014
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Not sure how I have missed it, must be due to the microscopic print on the label (in the product photo) but this product originates from China, and as you may know, even organic products from China can be so high in heavy metals, that they end up being more toxic tan some of the non-organic ones from other countries... :-/ I must have gotten deceived by the large package and Save&Subscribe service, but I honestly don't want this product anymore.

Update: I have just come off the phone with Amazon Returns Dept, and wow what a service, no fuss - lovely polite lady, who immediately refunded the item, helped to remove it from my Save&Subscribe list and promised to look into the listing, so that the seller includes a clear info on the country of origin. Thank you Amazon for excellent Customer Service.


Kallo Organic Savoury Rice Cakes Wholegrain 110 g (Pack of 4)
Kallo Organic Savoury Rice Cakes Wholegrain 110 g (Pack of 4)

3.0 out of 5 stars As described., 10 May 2014
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I guess the product is described well and all, only somehow I didn't expect it to be flavored (I know, it clearly states 'Savoury') and it just happens that it's flavour is not to my taste... With the 4 packs of Rice Cakes completely not to my liking, I ended up having to dash them out to various friends who like healthy organic products.


Suma Organic Buckwheat 5 kg
Suma Organic Buckwheat 5 kg
Price: £14.43

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Country of origin..., 10 May 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Not sure how I have missed it, but this product originates from China, and as someone else mention in another review and it's comments, even organic products from China can be so high in heavy metals, that they end up being more toxic tan some of the non-organic from other countries... :-/ I must have gotten deceived by the large package and Save&Subscribe service, but I honestly don't want this product anymore.

Update: I have just come off the phone with Amazon Returns Dept, and wow what a service, no fuss - lovely polite lady, who immediately refunded the item, helped to remove it from my Save&Subscribe list and promised to look into the USA/China mislabeling issue (the label in the photo states China, the description says 'produced' in USA, the actual beans that have arrived say China). Thank you Amazon for excellent Customer Service.


Pennine Deluxe Bird Bath & Door
Pennine Deluxe Bird Bath & Door
Offered by CC Direct
Price: £0.70

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars (Pennie) Delux Bird Bath with door, 2 Jan 2014
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The item arrived fine and promptly, packaged securely in a box.

However, I purchased this bath convinced it will be exactly as pictured, i.e. matching my budgie's golden coloured cage, but instead it came as white plastic, or rather completely clear (not as in the product photo). Also, the yellow 'Pennie Delux Bird Bath with door' piece of packaging card was cello-taped to the bath such that I struggled to remove the glue and ended up scraping the surface of the bath door, while washing with a soapy sponge, and it still remained sticky. Should have probably used a bit of alcohol straight away, but it being a porous surface (frosty finish of the door), even after that the remaining glue just refuses to go. Would have been much better if the label was attached differently than with a cello tape (I wouldn't mind it just sitting inside the bath or whatever other option)

Some additional info from the package, not included in the product description on Amazon:
-for use as a carrying box (as it has a piece of sliding plastic that acts as the door - in this seller's photo, the bottom part is what acts as the entrance and the openings are where the top of the bath is - might not look too obvious from that photo)
-for use on doorways over 12cm up to 16cm in height (note, I purchased mine for a dome-shaped cage with curved sides, so it fits slightly awkwardly, I had to hang it with one hook over the door opening and the other on the top bar of the cage door itself; it would have been perfect for a straight cage wall, but it works just OK this way too)
-ideal for all small birds (my budgie has already inspected it and seemed to have been happy with it, as compared to his previous attempts of bathing in his drinking water dish)

So, other than a misleading photo (colour), incomplete description (fitting) and a cello tape all over - I think it's a really useful product with pretty subtle flowery ornaments, good design (perhaps check for it on eBay instead?)


BEADSMITH SMALL BEAD STORAGE BOX
BEADSMITH SMALL BEAD STORAGE BOX
Offered by Stylish and Stunning Ltd
Price: £2.99

3.0 out of 5 stars received 2 completely different products, 11 Oct 2013
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This review is from: BEADSMITH SMALL BEAD STORAGE BOX
I have ordered 1 of these on 30th Sept and then additional 2 on 10th Oct. The first one came as a little octagonal shaped clear box with openings from the centre edge outwards, then, to my surprise, the following two arrived larger in size, more close to what is depicted in the product image, with a rounded base and openings to the outer edge, but with a bluish see through base this time. They were supposed to be matching and clear in colour, and now certainly look nothing like each other, plus NONE of the three matches the product description... I would prefer to know EXACTLY what I am buying next time, and wondering whether if ordering 3rd time, I would receive a... yet another design?


1kg / 1 Litre Tub of Pure Unrefined Shea Butter from Organic and Fairtrade Source for Body, Hands, Feet, Hair and Scalp. For Sensitive Skin, Babies, Use in Pregnancy, Eczema, Psoriasis, from SheaByNature
1kg / 1 Litre Tub of Pure Unrefined Shea Butter from Organic and Fairtrade Source for Body, Hands, Feet, Hair and Scalp. For Sensitive Skin, Babies, Use in Pregnancy, Eczema, Psoriasis, from SheaByNature
Offered by SheaByNature Natural Fairtrade Skincare
Price: £19.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars what's up with the price?, 1 Oct 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
it says here £17.45 + £3.99 delivery, I bought this very product early Sept 13 and it arrived at a total of £25.44.... ?! Otherwise, yes, great product of course, smells not particularly nice, but kids managed to get used to it now (trying to treat my daughter's exema with it, but not used for long enough yet to tell you anything more about the outcome)


RoomMates Repositionable Childrens Wall Stickers Alphabet
RoomMates Repositionable Childrens Wall Stickers Alphabet
Price: £13.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great beautiful educational decorative resource, BUT..., 27 Sep 2013
I thought 'u for UFO' confuses the teaching of phonics, normally should be something like 'u-umbrella', for the child to memorise this letter's true sound and not it's name (plus not a fan of introducing children to the bizarre idea of UFOs either :-S). Other than that, one of the prettier alphabet wall stickers I've seen so far. I would only put it up the wall, after first cutting away the silly confusing UFO, but then would be left with u for 'sky/stars/night?' :-/ real shame.


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