Mr. R. D. Turner

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Location: Derby, UK



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The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I loved this as a child, as did my brother. My mum knew the words by heart she read it so often. Now my two boys know it and love the story too. The illustrations, the language, the story - it is just perfect.

Like the Gruffalo but kids a bit older - this will do nicely!
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (Puffin Moder&hellip by Roald Dahl
2.0 out of 5 stars Awful sequel, 29 Aug 2014
I had forgotten how great Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Penguin Modern Classics) is when I read it to my two boys. They loved it and were happy to have more. So I bought this, the sequel.

Don't bother. Honestly it is just not the same. Going into space, endless dialog with the US president and odd aliens are so inconsistent with the first book that it makes no sense. Which would be fine if it was funny or interesting but it's not. It's boring.

Choose a different Roald Dahl instead - there are SO many good ones to choose.
Accu Measure Fitness 3000 ~~ Personal Body Fat Tes&hellip Accu Measure
No body fat measurement will agree with any other. Even hydrostatic weighings disagrees with each other depending on the operator and lung capacity.

What someone losing weight needs is a way to track overall progress as a trend. If you are losing weight but your fat measurement stays the same then you are losing muscle or water. That's bad. If over time the skin fold tightens and the measurements reduce then bingo - it's working!

I have been using these calipers for about 2 years and I am very happy with the progress. As a middle aged man I went from 20%+ to about 13% according to the chart. I don't know if this is an "accurate" body fat percentage but I don't care… Read more