Derek Hickman

Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (34 of 41)
Location: winchester


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,221,621 - Total Helpful Votes: 34 of 41
Jamie's Ministry of Food: Anyone Can Learn to Cook&hellip by Jamie Oliver
It's a good book, and does what it says on the cover. I'm not a good cook by any stretch of the imagination....and don't necessarily want to be anything special this is an ideal collection of the basics. Good, interesting and varied food/recipes that we all know and love and the processes that you need to produce it are explained simply so that you won't need to go hungry....or eat boringly!
Photography Essentials: Full Frame by David Noton
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I went to one of David's photo presentations in Winchester last year and was absolutely amazed by his superb landscape photographs from all points of the globe(both home and away), and I went straight to Amazon to buy his 'Waiting for the Light' book, which accompanied the presentation. It did not disappoint, it's well presented and is a superb record of the truly wonderful photographs that David had taken. This new book, 'Full Frame' is every bit as good with the photos grouped into specific international visits of David's. Well laid out, it's Highly Recommended if you like travel/landscape photography...and will show places you might already have visited (and photographed) in a whole new… Read more
Collage, Colour and Texture in Painting by Mike Bernard
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful
I've only recently become aware of Mike Bernard's work and really like his style. I'm not sure I'm that bothered with the collage in his work but I do like the composition, colour, style and subject matter of his finished paintings. I've not seen any of his work 'face to face' so to speak, and may appreciate the collage/textural input more if I did, but so far I've only seen his work via a catalogue and now in this book.....and like what I see. The book is a great collection of his images and an excellent showpiece for his style and I recommend it to anyone. (I must admit it was the cover picture that originally caught my eye whilst browsing Amazon, as I have been struggling to do a… Read more