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Pacific Rim [DVD + UV Copy] [2013]
Pacific Rim [DVD + UV Copy] [2013]
Dvd ~ Idris Elba
Price: £5.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Perhaps for a younger audience, 22 Feb. 2015
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Maybe it's because we were watching in 2D but this film did nothing for us and we could not even watch it through to the end. Again too it may be aimed at a young audience which is fine if it is, but I'm sorry to say this was not for us (and I suspect we are not alone among those who were brought up on Aliens and Star Trek)


COLLINS NATURE GUIDE: POND LIFE OF BRITAIN & EUROPE. BY RICHARD MANUEL & CHRIS SHIELDS.
COLLINS NATURE GUIDE: POND LIFE OF BRITAIN & EUROPE. BY RICHARD MANUEL & CHRIS SHIELDS.
by Manuel (Richard) and Shields (Chris).
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars concise and easy to read, 4 July 2014
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Clear, concise and easy to read. I would have said good to dip in and out of but that would be rather a cliché even though it applies rather well.


Brake [DVD]
Brake [DVD]
Dvd ~ Stephen Dorff
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £3.93

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars, 4 July 2014
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This review is from: Brake [DVD] (DVD)
Brake - Yawn!


Cutting The Pink Ribbon
Cutting The Pink Ribbon
by Nicki Paton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.32

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Congratulations for your bravery, 18 Nov. 2013
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While this may not stand comparison with works by other, more well-known authors, it probably was never intended to. What this is, is one woman's tale, bravely told, and one that others who have been there too can identify with. Emotions must have been running high again when reliving events to set them down on paper but this points to an inner strength that is to be commended as it may well provide hope for others. While there may be some grammatical errors - it's a matter of "so what"? The story is the important thing not a word misspelt here or there. Regardless of whether someone has been through the pain the author describes this will still make an enthralling read. Also don't be fooled that just because this has been written by a woman that it's directed to a female audience. I'm male and I'm more than happy to say I've read it and would unhesitatingly recommend it to others (warts and all).


101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die (101 Whiskies)
101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die (101 Whiskies)
by Ian Buxton
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £10.39

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Little Gem, 31 July 2012
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Presumably working on the basis that "if it's not broken, why fix it", whisky writer Ian Buxton has just published the follow-up to his best seller "101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die". His new volume now broadens our horizons to take in "101 World Whiskies To Try Before You Die" and must be the result of a great deal of. research and dogged detective work to track down what I presume are some of the more obscure offerings, say from Tasmania or South Africa.
As before, Mr Buxton provides helpful accompanying background information on the people and enterprises producing the whiskies alongwith brief tasting notes, all contained comfortably and clearly within a single page format opposite a picture of the whisky itself.
While I would be more than happy attempting to try all of the 101 World Whiskies he suggests before I died, it probably is (almost) a viable proposition. I'm aware however of other whisky tomes that have jumped on the "Try Before You Die Bandwagon". Some have gone as far as suggesting a mind numbing, bankruptcy inducing 1001 Whiskies to try. That's all very well, but Mr Buxton. has presumably taken his time to select a varied and representative sample of what's on offer from around the world and brought them together in this, concise, gem of a book.
As before, some will argue that their favourite tipple of such and such should have been included, just as I did when the original book was published. However that's part of the joy - coming across new whiskies that may be worth a try and being prepared for a few surprises along the way.
The book is again a handy "pocket size", useful for taking along to tasting sessions with friends or to pick up and read at the end of a hard day with a dram in hand.
This is a little "Aladdin's Cave" of a book that contains a wealth of information in it's pages and is a serious contender when searching for information on what's on offer these days in the World of Whiskies that extends beyond Scotch and Rye.
I can highly recommend this book and it's predecessor.


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