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One Pot Wonders
One Pot Wonders
by Lindsey Bareham
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 12.72

5.0 out of 5 stars meals planned for the next few weekends now........, 7 Feb 2014
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I have just rec'd this book, have made it to page 72, and felt i ought to write this review. So far virtually every single page has contained something i want to cook, and more importantly will cook foe my family. There has so far been a great mixture of quick meals, and some that take a little longer but i feel will be worth the wait....

All in all, money well spent i feel


Wenzel Windy Pass 4 Season Mummy Sleeping Bag (-18c) Red/Grey
Wenzel Windy Pass 4 Season Mummy Sleeping Bag (-18c) Red/Grey
Price: 31.62

4.0 out of 5 stars great bag, 4 Nov 2013
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great sleeping bag, very warm. not the smallest packed up, so not really suitable for backpacking, but for my fishing/camping trips it was brilliant.


Dentogen Fast Toothache Pain Relief - Sugar Free Clove Oil Gel 10g
Dentogen Fast Toothache Pain Relief - Sugar Free Clove Oil Gel 10g
Price: 2.59

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars ok, 4 Nov 2013
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Box arrived completely battered, and the tube itself was battered and the details of the product peeling off, so couldn't see the use by date, but hopefully will do the job if needed.


Washproof Plasters 100 Assorted Sizes
Washproof Plasters 100 Assorted Sizes
Price: 4.12

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars could be better, 4 Nov 2013
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Good value box of plasters, no blue ones, but i guess the colour of a plaster isn't the most important thing, but why show them in the description. Also far to many small plasters, and not enough bigger ones, and only 4 of the bow shaped plasters, which are very useful on finger cuts.

So all in all a good basic set of plasters, but you may want to supplement this box.


Fladen Shrimp Net - Brown/Green 80cm
Fladen Shrimp Net - Brown/Green 80cm
Price: 24.57

3.0 out of 5 stars ? fit for purpose, 30 April 2013
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looks good on arrival, but quite flimsily constructed, the join between the handle and the net is a tack, and is already loose, and one sweep in the sea will break it, so will need to be reinforced before use, as its a very bulky item and difficult to return, so would i recommend it, probably not, but i may have just been unlucky.


Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts
Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts
by Gizzi Erskine
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 10.00

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars great if you live in london, 30 Mar 2013
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i really wanted to like this cookbook. I love gizzi's image and her quirky style, the layout is superb, but its a difficult cookbook.

its not really recommended for serious dieters, but the recipes are calorie counted, and can be worked into a lifestyle change (which is really the best way to lose weight anyway), but there are some seriously specialised ingredients in here (i have never seen spelt spaghetti on my travels), and most would cost a smallish fortune to obtain, and then store.

But, as an ideas book it is inspirational, and well worth a place on the cookery bookshelf, AND, she is gorgeous , so would forgive her anything....


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars good item, poor workmanship, 1 Mar 2013
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rec'd this from an amazon marketplace seller. From a company that produces quality axes, was very disappointed with this item. The wooden handle had been stuck to what looks like a cut off file with a thin layer of contact adhesive, and the handle had come loose in the post. decided to keep the item and stick down properly with a good layer of araldite, but feel the company would be better putting a single rivet through the front to secure the file.

the best bit of this item is the leather pouch, and once the file is secured will be happy with the item, so in my opinion not worth the 25 or so this costs, from a so called quality company


Mitchell 667 FG Series Rear Drag Reel 1/0 Including Line (Saltwater) - Capacity 310m/0.30
Mitchell 667 FG Series Rear Drag Reel 1/0 Including Line (Saltwater) - Capacity 310m/0.30
Price: 20.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great reel for the price, 4 May 2012
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haven't used the reel yet but feels robust enough for the job. its made in china, but isn't everything these days so can't be compared to my beloved mitchell 410's, but for corrosive sea water should do the job brilliantly for the price.
The spool is pre-loaded with line which i hate as nylon does deteriorate, but the big positive which isn't mentioned in the description is the spare spool, great when you consider the price of the reel.

So very satisfied


Charles Dowding's Vegetable Course
Charles Dowding's Vegetable Course
by Charles Dowding
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.89

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars another inspiring title, 13 Mar 2012
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This book is a distillation of charles' course, and is full of convincing arguements to give no-dig gardening a go. There are compulsive arguements about the destruction caused by constant digging of the soil, and with charles methods and instructions there is hope beyond the back breaking rituals associated with traditional veg gardening.
Yes it does take lots of vigilance in the first few seasons to keep on top of the weeds, and yes it needs large amounts of compost to make it work. On my allotment i intend to use the ideas in this book as much as i can, disturbing the ground as little as possible, and try to keep areas clear of weeds and covered in compost. I started this approach last year and it did work.

This book isn't going to be to everyones taste, some people actually like digging, but the proof is in the pudding, and bearing in mind that charles runs a business from his smallholding, the results must be good.


Bread Revolution
Bread Revolution
by Duncan Glendinning and Patrick Ryan
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 12.23

14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars not as great as it could have been, 1 Mar 2012
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a much anticipated book by myself, and not as great as it could have been in my opinion. Don't get me wrong its a good bread book, but in a market of other really good bread books it doesn't stand out.
Also i was anticipating recipes for their great breads that they sell, but some are missing, notably the beetroot bread.

i would still recommend the purchase of this book, just personally thought it could have been great not just good
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