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Why We Get Fat: And What to Do about It (Rough Cut&hellip by Gary Taubes
72 of 76 people found the following review helpful
This book felt a little like a synopsis of Good Calories Bad Calories and was just what I needed. GCBC was heavy going and sometimes it was quite hard to extrapolate the point that he was trying to get across. WWGF flowed well, the science was easy to follow and the "diet" given at the end was to the point and so simple that it brought home to me just how much junk is foisted onto us for two main reasons. One, to make money and two, so that no one has to admit they were wrong.
I read this on the kindle and, unlike some non fiction books on the kindle, the diagrams and photo's were legible.
Burgon And Ball Miracle Block Paving Brush by Burgon & Ball
I was weeding my block paving on my hands and knees one day, scraping inch by laborious inch when I thought, "there must be a way to make this easier" and eventually found this fantastic tool. It's still "work" but not very hard work, and it's very satisfying to use as you see progress very quickly and no more crawling about scraping at the weeds with various improvised implements. I love the fact that I can get rid of weeds and algae without having to use chemicals. The bristles are perfectly shaped to scrape between paving blocks but robust enough to tackle those pesky weeds that sometimes manage to grow along the bottom of walls. The pole is a good length and angle so that you are… Read more
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to store scale, 27 May 2009
I had dropped and broken my scale whilst getting it out of the cupboard for the second time and decided that its replacement needed to sit on the worktop. I was delighted to come across this scale that now sits amongst my cookery books in the kithen. It's not quite as precise as my previous scale on very small quantities, i.e. weighing yeast, but I very rarely need that level of precision.

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