Mr. N. J. Todman

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Between Tesco and Amazon there isn't much left at the end of the month
Top Reviewer Ranking: 404
Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (1,057 of 1,155)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 404 - Total Helpful Votes: 1057 of 1155
Elementary - Season 2 [DVD]
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Entertainary, 25 Jun 2014
This second season builds on everything that was good about the first. At the heart of the series is the perfectly drawn, ever developing, work-spouse relationship between Holmes and Watson, even living under the same roof and sharing everything except a bed. It is a strength of the show that Lucy Liu's Watson is Holmes' intellectual match rather than just a foil for his brilliance. The episodes are mostly stand alone investigations, while the meta-narrative focuses on the duo's relationship with Mycroft Holmes rather than Mortiarty. Personally I preferred that aspect of season 1 but over all this was a thoroughly entertaining series and sets up an intriguing premise for the third one… Read more
Gospel Centred Preaching by Tim Chester
Gospel Centred Preaching by Tim Chester
This 150 page book is split into five parts dealing with the goals, means, content, priorities, and process of preaching. It is set out as a workbook with passages of the Bible to study and follow-up questions to reflect on the content of each chapter. I read it this week to refocus my own preaching on the gospel. I have been preaching for over twenty years and this is one of the most refreshing books I have read in that time on the subject. Having the different voices and perspectives of Marcus Honeysett and Tim Chester kept this very fresh. I enjoyed it so much I bought a second copy to give to one of the guys in our church who is preaching for the first time in September. I'm… Read more
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a wonderful novel. It is like eating your favourite cake over and over, in slices and in layers. It continously whets the appetite. The traversing of slices time, the building of layers of characters and plot, the voices that ring bells that echo in mind, heart and memory, all make this a joy to read.

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