William Stewart

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Salter Big Button Timer by Salter
3.0 out of 5 stars TIMER, 9 May 2014
The timer part is fine. The advertsing blurb says the timer has a loud buzzer. I am not deaf, but the buzzer certainly is not loud enough to hear any more than a few feet away. You would need to keep your eye on the coundown.
The wine of life by Maude Annesley
The wine of life by Maude Annesley
4.0 out of 5 stars THE WINE OF LIFE, 29 Nov 2013
The Wine of Life is my grandmother's first book and first novel, written in 1907. It is a romance and tells the story of Uli, a titled woman, whose husband was granted a divorce on the grounds of adultery when no adultery had taken place. Uli feels betrayed and on the rebound falls in love with two different men; the second of whom beats her. She eventually finds happiness but the story ends in tragedy.

The style is easy to read and entertaining. The digital copying laves much to be desired.

My Parisian Year: A Woman's Point Of View... by Maude Annesley
5.0 out of 5 stars MY PARISIAN YEAR, 2 Nov 2013

My maternal grandmother Maude Annesley (MA) died in 1930, three years after I was born in Australia so I never knew her. I read My Parisian Year (MPY) (and some of her other books), as a teenager, and have recently reread it.
It is fascinating how MA makes what could have been a dull documentary into an interesting, entertaining and enlightening journey through one year in Paris.
Written one-hundred years ago, MPY provides a wonderful and often humorous insight into life in Paris. MA describes various aspects of Parisian life; its many facets, customs, foibles and personality traits. Her characterizations of the people and… Read more

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