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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,559 - Total Helpful Votes: 360 of 465
Miele S6210 2000 Watt Power Bagged Cylinder Vacuum&hellip by Miele
This certainly has a lot of suction but one thing it cannot handle is dog hair. Having a labrador, there is always some dog hair about but the Miele prefers to roll it about on the carpet but not necessarily suck it up. I suppose I should have gone for one that actively mentioned being good at picking up dog hair.
Having previously had an upright I find that, though the motor part is on castors and not that heavy, dragging this and a long hose around is very wearing. Also the really good suction does not make for something that slips easily over the carpet. It obviously takes up more storage space due to to the hose and suction attachment, than an upright would.
There is a bag… Read more
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
Gulp tells you all, and much much more than you needed to know about the act of eating, tasting, digesting and excreting all that we take into our mouths.
Mary Roach not only follows the food we eat through our digestive tract but recounts past medical oddities, digestion habits of various animals and what Elvis really died of.
It is a fascinating if sometimes slightly repulsive look into our inner workings.
Roach makes information quite accessible to those who have not considered digestion (except when it pains us) and is quite amusing and light-hearted about her research.
I did, at one stage sit down to eat lunch while reading this but found this was not a good idea at… Read more
Town & Country Medium Comfort Fit Premium Gardenin&hellip by T/CNTRY
5.0 out of 5 stars Great looking gloves, 27 July 2014
Nice gloves with a snug fit making them good for picking out finer, smaller bulbs or weeds, whatever. You get pretty good protection from thorns etc from the leathery palms while the material on the back stops hands getting too sweaty.
A good buy.