J. Hammond

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (37 of 37)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 147,960 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 37
Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Su&hellip by Alison Gernsheim
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Birthday present, 21 Oct 2013
I bought this birthday present with another two books on a similar topic for my classical singer daughter. She approves!
Armenian Spirit - Hesperion XXI / Jordi Savall ~ Hesperion XXI
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars music of emotion, 31 Oct 2012
Without first reading the accompanying booklet, I began to listen. Silent tears rolled, my emotion an enriching but fathomless sadness. If only all people could hear this music and feel the same way as I do. It would stop wars for good. Curious, I started to read the accompanying book. After the short but moving overview of the area's devastating history, musician Jordi Savall's last sentence hit me with a bang. "Without Emotion there is no Memory, without Memory there is no Justice, without Justice there is no Civilization and without Civilization human beings have no future."

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Red Bordeaux, Cheese, Crackers and Chopping Board &hellip by Hay Hampers
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I live on the west coast of Canada and my daughter is a classical music singer who lives in London.
She had a singing engagement on her birthday, and this hamper provided her and her partner with a happy end to her day.
So pleased was she with her gift that she sent me a photo of it.
She did not own a cutting board, so this was a welcome addition to her one-roomed flat.