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Eatweeds Gourmet Wild Food Recipes (Volume Book 1) by Robin Harford
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I have the paper copy signed by the author that he gave me last year. At last he is all kindled up, at a bargain price!

Robin is the most inspirational life transforming person I know. But having been through a lot of the other reviews, and having read reviews of most of the foraging books on Amazon, and bought the books, there is one important lesson worth passing on. And this is it: Do not start trying to identify edible plants from a book. Get underway with Robin, or another experienced forager and learn in the field. Foraging is about connecting with nature. You have to get out there to learn. There are no prizes for learning fast as the lesson is for life, and we… Read more
Levi's Men's 501 Original Fit Jeans, Black, W36/L3&hellip Levi's
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 502 and a half?, 30 Dec 2013
I haven't worn 501s for years but had fond recollections of them as being fairly snug without cutting off the blood supply and letting me put things in the pockets. I bought two pairs, one pair at a very keen price coloured "hard ground" leg length 32" so I could turn them up and this pair of blacks, keenly priced, with a 30" leg length, both 36" waist. The cut of the two is vastly different. The waist of the hard ground measures 36" but those of the black measure 38". Needless to say the hard ground are rock star snug whereas the black are M&S style loose and indifferent, like a trouser but styled as a jean. I don't understand why they are different. They are both described as 501… Read more
Bailey Hats Crushable Wynn Trilby Hat - Black Village Hats
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stingy brims suit me!, 18 Feb 2013
I loved this hat from the moment I put it on. It is very practical being crushable and water resistant. There is no lining but it still keeps my head as warm as if I had hair (if I remember correctly). I am a 59" and this large, said to be 58-59" fits well, although I think the lack of lining and cloth headband (as opposed to leather) let the hat stretch a little bit whilst also keeping the cost down. It is said a felt hat like this can be stretched a bit anyway, using steam, but I haven't needed to try.

It is worth noting the brim is 1 3/4" which is stingy. Trilby brims are usually described as narrow at 2", medium is 2 1/4", wide 2 3/4" and extra wide 3". It is surprising… Read more