K. Innes

Helpful votes received on reviews: 97% (34 of 35)
Location: Glasgow, Scotland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,071,341 - Total Helpful Votes: 34 of 35
Premier Housewares Wall Cubes - Set of 3 - White by Premier Housewares
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Really not white!, 12 April 2013
The cubes look very well made for the price - nice and sturdy. However. they really aren't white. They're a sort of pale grey/lilac. Will need a coat of paint before I can put them on the wall, so ending up more expensive than the £18 ones on Amazon I decided not to go for.
The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emp&hellip by Patrick Barkham
33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
I picked this up after meeting the author briefly at a book festival* rather than out of any interest in butterflies, so I wasn't prepared for how fascinated I was about to become. For a start, it's brilliantly written: Barkham conjures the personalities and foibles of each species of UK butterfly (I liked the 'viscious, self-satisfied' Green Hairstreak, with its dirty sexual morals, best) in lucid, witty and beautifully-coloured prose, and manages to tap back into a childhood fascination with nature - he's still looking, wide-eyed, at things most grown ups are too busy to see.

This book is more than just nature writing, though: it's travelogue, journalism, history (of the… Read more

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