Steve Burrow

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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Wor&hellip <a href="">Jeff Wayne</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
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4.0 out of 5 stars Pleasantly surprised, 1 Mar 2013
I was really keen to get a copy of the original War of the Worlds and bought this by mistake - duh! I've been very pleasantly surprised. Liam Neeson does a very good job and I've enjoyed all of the performances (with the exception of the Parson, but then I didn't like the artilleryman in the original, so that's a 1-1 draw really).

It's well worth listening to. I've played it through a few times now and can honestly say I've got over any preconceptions I had that original is best. This version has its own appeal.
Woodlands by Oliver Rackham
Woodlands by Oliver Rackham
4.0 out of 5 stars Diverse and detailed, 24 Nov 2010
This fabulous book deserves a space on the shelf of anyone who has an interest in trees; the sheer breadth of its content is incredible - everything from their evolution to palynology to their place in eco-systems, and their management and uses.

My own interest is in the history of British woodlands and I found the sections on this topic to be thorough and informative, not least because the author's broad experience provides novel ways of looking at the subject. I can't say if readers with other interests would find that other sections have the same impact, but it seems a reasonable bet.

If you're looking for a great overview of a diverse subject then this may be the… Read more
Simple Knitting by Erika Knight
Simple Knitting by Erika Knight
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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This is a beautiful book. The photos, hand drawn illustrations and even the paper quality all combine to create a soothing earth-toned harmony.

The introduction to starting out and basic stitches is particularly helpful, aided by excellent illustrations which make it clear which needle goes through which loop - none of the messing about with small photos with poor colour contrast which I've encountered in other guides for beginners.

The projects provided are a nice mix from scarves, dish clothes and cushions to the more surprising notebook covers. But what impressed me the most were the swatches demonstrating particular stitches - beautiful.

All in all, a… Read more

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