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Green and Black's Organic Fairtrade White Chocolate 100 g (Pack of 5)
Green and Black's Organic Fairtrade White Chocolate 100 g (Pack of 5)
Price: £7.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Indulgent, creamy treat. Great for cake making., 25 May 2015
I buy Green and Black's organic white chocolate because it's not overly sweet. Sweet enough but not too much. With this chocolate it's all about the creamy flavour. G&B use a minimum 30% cocoa solids and a minimum 26% milk solids in their white chocolate. It's the Madagascan vanilla and cocoa butter which give the chocolate it's depth and creaminess.

When you open the bar you'll notice the chocolate isn't actually white but rather a dark cream with tiny dark specks of vanilla running throughout.

A 100g bar comprises of 24 chunky squares with 115 kcal per every 6 squares. Chocolate comes with a nut allergy warning.

Beautifully packed, wrapped in gold foil, perfect for a treat and a real indulgence. The high cocoa solids make this chocolate perfect for cakes.


Pines (The Wayward Pines Trilogy, Book 1)
Pines (The Wayward Pines Trilogy, Book 1)
Price: £1.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fast, gritty and completely surreal thriller., 25 May 2015
A man wakes up in hospital. He doesn't know where he is or what happened. The staff are friendly, things seem relatively normal but hold on; they don't stay that way for long. What follows isn't necessarily new or original in fiction but it's all done at breakneck speed with a real adrenalin rush. There are more questions than answers. The sense of intrigue set against the backdrop of regular violence and a furious determination to escape, but from what?, really hooked me in. If I'm being completely honest I got more than a hint of 'The Prisoner' and 'Twin Peaks' along the way. Wayward Pines is something of a homage to what has gone before but Blake Crouch has done enough to make Pines entirely his own. The first in a trilogy. Is there enough story left to stretch to another two novels?. I'll let you know.

Recommended to anyone who enjoys a surreal, fast, gritty thriller. Certainly different.


Disney Princess Magic Dress Sleeping Beauty
Disney Princess Magic Dress Sleeping Beauty
Price: £14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty, colour change doll - can't change her outfit., 25 May 2015
Pretty Disney Princess Doll with a colour change dress. Simply twist the crown on her head and the blue parts of her gown turn red/dark pink. Much of her gown is made from plastic and her clothes can't be changed. Hair can be brushed and styled around the crown but the crown doesn't come off. Sleeping Beauty is larger than an average Barbie, approx 20.3 x 6.4 x 32.4 cm, but looks very similar. The doll is packed inside a very pretty box and certainly has the 'WOW' factor. Stands up to a lot of wear and tear and younger children are immediately fascinated with Sleeping Beauty. Just be careful they don't rip the crown off her hair. It's a temptation as is trying to remove the gown to change her clothes. Once those things are damaged the magic has all gone!. Sleeping Beauty is aimed at children in the 3 to 18 age group. No batteries required. I'm pleased I waited for the original price to drop before buying the doll. She's well worth the current price.


Samsung Memory 32GB Evo MicroSDHC UHS-I Grade 1 Class 10 Memory Card with USB Adapter
Samsung Memory 32GB Evo MicroSDHC UHS-I Grade 1 Class 10 Memory Card with USB Adapter
Price: £10.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Problem free usage from day one - good product., 24 May 2015
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Samsung Memory card bought for a new phone to improve it from 16GB to 32GB. Both card and phone have worked perfectly since installation. No issues at all. I'm just about to order another one for my camera. Memory card looks and feels every bit like a genuine Samsung product. No reason to doubt it. Happy to recommend.


LG CCF-620.AGEUTS BOOK Cover Quick Circle
LG CCF-620.AGEUTS BOOK Cover Quick Circle
Offered by B2B TRADING
Price: £18.62

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Looks good, edge to edge protection, scratch prevention., 24 May 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Nice quality case for the LG Flex 2 that fits exactly edge to edge with no overlap. This is a flip case without a lock or catch to keep it closed. The back of the case clips onto the phone, replaces original back, so case and phone become one unit. Easy to do and the case matches the phone perfectly. The front cover is padded to prevent scratching. What I really like is the circle aperture to the front cover, OK it is a bit of a gimmick!, which displays a large sized working clock face when you close the cover. Display remains visible for several seconds before switching itself off. The aperture can also be used to display up to six selected apps such as camera. I think the design is stylish. Grey and silver colour scheme is nicely understated. Sturdy case that protects the Flex 2, enhances the design of the phone and looks good. One star off simply because there's no catch to prevent the case flipping open when it's in a bag etc.

Verified LG original product.


Roundup Ready to Use Weedkiller Gel
Roundup Ready to Use Weedkiller Gel
Price: £6.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK for areas between plants - keep away from children and pets., 24 May 2015
Before you buy this weedkiller be aware that it's in a gel form, is very sticky and takes a long time to dry. The instructions clearly tell you to keep children and pets away from treated areas until the gel has dried. Be careful. Don't use the product on any vegetation you're intending to eat!. If you feed wild birds then watch where you're applying the sticky gel. They like to feed on the floor in and around plants and the gluey formula will get onto their feathers which they'll then clean..........!. There's no information on the bottle about the risk of the formula to wild animals, birds, butterflies or bees.

I've found results with the gel can be a bit random and it certainly takes a while to work. Stinging nettles and dandelions cling on for around 8 or 14 days before their final farewell. Roundup Gel does most definitely kill the roots and the weeds don't reappear but that's only if they haven't had time to seed and spread. You'll have to treat each new plant individually if they start to reappear. That's the problem. With spray on weedkillers you can treat a whole area at once and the treatment will last for weeks if not months.

I'd recommend the gel for areas around the garden where you've got nuisance plants, such as bindweed or dandelions, growing between your much loved plants. In those places where you can reach through and touch individual leaves. Make sure those treated leaves don't blow or wilt and touch anything else while the gel is wet!. You'll lose the lot.

Using the gel is time consuming, fiddly and I wouldn't recommended it for large areas. Pressing the bottle to release the formula and bending, stretching to apply it to different leaves can be a real chore. Also remember to wipe the top of the applicator bottle before you store the weed killer and be careful disposing of the cloth. Empty bottle can be disposed of in the dustbin but any unused product must go to a suitable recycle plant.

OK for those areas where you have dandelions, nettles etc., growing between plants in your flower beds and you just want to dot the gel on individual leaves here and there.


LG G Flex 2 5.5-Inch SIM-free Smartphone - Titanium
LG G Flex 2 5.5-Inch SIM-free Smartphone - Titanium
Price: £459.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Smartphone with plenty of extra features., 22 May 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is my first LG phone and I've been using it for around two weeks without problem. I had the phone SIM-free and it was up and running as soon as the SIM card arrived.

I'd read reports about the Flex 2 over-heating and that did concern me. After almost a fortnight I've not experienced any over-heating or slowing down.

This is a large, chunky phone and it does look different. People comment. The 5.5 inch screen looks and feels huge due to the curved shape. I carry the phone in my bag but it is supposed to 'flex' if you put it under pressure in your trouser pocket.

The phone has an impressive battery life and is quick to charge. Camera is good. Screen resolution is sharp but there's the same problem, as with all the smartphones, of the screen being almost unreadable in bright sun.

For the Flex 2 the gimmick is the curved design which is supposed to make it more comfortable to hold. Doesn't feel any different to me but; if you put the phone on it's side it will stand up without you holding it. Function buttons are nicely placed though both the power and volume buttons are on the back which takes some getting used to. Everything else is touch screen managed and I've really grown to like that. I also like the 'knock knock' function which allows you to easily switch the screen off with a double tap.

On the back of the phone there's a 'self healing skin' which protects against slight scratches. Looks and feels like soft plastic but I don't intend to put the 'self heal' to the test.

Packaging is basic. Nothing fancy here. Phone arrives in a red cardboard box and looks completely underwhelming from that point of view. Inside the box was the handset with battery installed AC Adapter and data cable. No earphones or user guide with mine. If you're UK based you will need to buy a two pin to three pin adaptor for the USB plug.

The Flex 2 isn't in the same bracket of sophistication as the likes of the new Samsung S6 but it's a decent, functional phone with plenty of extra features. I'd recommend and I'm happy.


Ravensburger The Curious Cupboard The Kitchen Cupboard Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 Piece)
Ravensburger The Curious Cupboard The Kitchen Cupboard Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 Piece)
Price: £7.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Intricate, complicated and detailed puzzle - excellent., 21 May 2015
I'm a fan of Ravensburger Puzzles and particularly these intricate, detailed pictures that nearly drive you crazy. 'The Curious Cupboard' has 1000 pieces and the picture is exactly as shown on Amazon.

Artwork is sharp and clear which makes matching up all those tiny details much easier. Pieces are nicely cut and the card good quality that doesn't shred around the edges.

As you put the picture together you'll find some weird and wonderful details appearing from out of the background. Things you might not expect and you can't make out clearly from the picture on the box!. Quite cheeky in places and made me smile.

Colin Thompson was the artist responsible for 'The Curious Cupboard' and you'll need table space of approx. 70 x 50 cm for the completed puzzle.

A really good, intircate and frustrating puzzle. Good value for money. Took me weeks to put all the pieces together.


Cow Embossed Clear Thick Glass Butter Dish
Cow Embossed Clear Thick Glass Butter Dish
Offered by Direct Discount
Price: £5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Thick glass, well fitting lid and quite cute., 20 May 2015
Thick glass butter dish that's a good weight, has a nicely fitting lid and is decorated with a cow. I like the traditional/vintage design. Takes a standard sized block of butter, normal supermarket size, with room to spare and is dishwasher safe. Measurements are approx. length = 165mm, width = 100mm, height = 60mm. My only 'niggle' is there's no handle to hold onto which makes the dish difficult to manage when it's wet or greasy. Other than that I think this a great item and it reminds me of one my mother used many years ago. Looks really nice on the table.


Philips GC4521/87 Azur Performer Steam Iron - 200g Steam Boost, 2600 Watt
Philips GC4521/87 Azur Performer Steam Iron - 200g Steam Boost, 2600 Watt
Price: £54.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent steam iron. Comfortable to hold and powerful., 20 May 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Excellent steam iron in a black and grey design. The function buttons are red and yellow and stand out clearly. The usual heat settings are available, synthetics, silk, cotton or linen, and the iron automatically produces the right amount of steam once you select a high temperature. There's a steam boost trigger for those times when creases are very deep and also a vertical steam function for use on garments that are hanging up. If you don't want to use the steam there's a switch to turn it off. Filling the water tank is easy and I haven't experienced any water leakage either from the plate or from the water tank. Added features are the auto on/off sensor and a handy quick calc release/clean option which is particularly good on this design and allows you to remove a small tray and pour away any deposits. Philips have also included a 'cord tidy' or clip which allows you to fasten the cord to an ironing board and prevent it from twisting. Cord length is about average which means you'll need to be relatively close to a socket while ironing or you'll need to buy an extension cable. As far as performance goes; this is a very decent iron with plenty of 'oomph' and an extra smooth plate. I haven't had to use a lot of manual pressure due to the high steam power and the iron performs well on all fabrics from delicates to denim. I really don't have a negative. Comfortable to hold, not too heavy, lovely design and recommended. This particular iron has a two year guarantee.


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