J. D. Hendry

Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (62 of 71)
Location: UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 101,897 - Total Helpful Votes: 62 of 71
Polie Pottery Hand-Decorated Polish Pottery Baby B&hellip by Polie Pottery
5.0 out of 5 stars Given as a gift, 20 May 2014
I was given a 1/2 pint barrel mug in the Polie cockerel pattern as a gift, and now I am ordering more.
The barrel shape is very pleasing to the eye and eminently holdable with a warm cup of tea inside.
The blue and cream colouring has a traditional charm - also I like the chickens!
Post Mortem <b>DVD</b> ~ Alfredo Castro
Post Mortem DVD ~ Alfredo Castro
1.0 out of 5 stars Didn't finish it, 18 May 2014
It is very rare for us not to finish a film, but we agreed to abandon this one after about 30 minutes. Great camera work, lots of atmospheric shots, some good characterisation, but when were we going to get into the storyline? Sorry - it must just have been too arty for me.
Good Kings, Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum
Good Kings, Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum
4.0 out of 5 stars So worth the read, 20 April 2014
It is a long time since I have read a book in two days, and the fact that I have read this one so quickly is a reflection on how involved I felt with the characters, and their stories. Although you could say the book has a depressing topic (the lives of disabled children in institutions) it is far from a depressing book; and the warmth, humanity and honesty of the characters sing out from the first page to the last. I read it because I had seen it recommended by Barbara Kingsolver. If you like Kingsolver's work I recommend that you read it too.