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Nutri Bullet by NUTRiBULLET
Nutri Bullet by NUTRiBULLET
27 of 34 people found the following review helpful
I love this gadget, its the only machine I use daily (or more often) in the kitchen, when my step kids are with us it gets used three times a day, most days - no exaggeration. And we have had it three months.

Blending is far better for you than extracting juice. Throw in some uncooked broccoli florets and if you add a chunk of banana plus other stuff, the taste is hidden.

Takes literally minutes, less than five. A min to throw stuff together (walnuts, blue berries, bit'o'broc, handful raw spinach, bit of fresh ginger and a juicy pear - top up with cold, low-fat soya milk and a few drops of lemon juice). Blend for 30 seconds, stop, repeat. Rinse blade (straight away and… Read more
Devices and Desires (The Engineer Trilogy: Book On&hellip by K.J. Parker
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Fabulous - witty, clever, well thought through, very 'real'. The cover is a really good reflection of the contents! Elegant and carefully considered.

If you like Rothfuss' King Killer Chronicles, Hobb's Farseeer trilogy, The Song of Ice and Fire's political wrangling and power struggles (not the battles, dragons and 'others' bits) and Pullman's His Dark Materials then this is up your street. It isn't elves and dragons, its a very recognisable universe that holds together logically.

I remember reading Robin Hobb saying that she needed to believe that the fantasy world could function - what the economy was, the agricultural system and so on. I totally agree which is why… Read more
Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display with&hellip by Kindle
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Hi, a brief-ish post of the sort which would have helped me when deciding on whether or not to buy the Paperwhite.

I ordered a Paperwhite in Jan from Amazon UK explaining that I could only actually pick it up from my UK address in March so could they extend the return period, just in case. They did so without problem.

In mid March I finally laid my mitts on it and indeed, it was a good thing I asked for the extension. Screen had several very pink, nay, bright pink, areas - the most noticable being a large triangle at the bottom left corner. As I was registering the transition of words going from greenish grey to bright pink each time I came to that point, I decided to… Read more

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