Chris M

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 49
Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (1,992 of 2,130)
Location: York
In My Own Words:
I love all things tech. Photography is a real passion of mine as is food, especially modernist culinary techniques.

Technology, Photography, Cooking, Science, Gadgets, Travel


Top Reviewer Ranking: 49 - Total Helpful Votes: 1992 of 2130
Sass & Belle - Molly the Vintage Owl - Doorstop by Sass & Belle
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I bought this owl door jammer for my wife as she already has the matching cushion from the same Sass & Belle range and she loves it.

A few things to note about this adorable door stopper:

- He doesn’t come filled; you get a flat owl with a small plastic bag with which you put rice / any filling material in (we used pearl barley which has worked well).

- He’s not very big (13x18 cm) and, depending what you fill him with, therefore not very heavy, so for most doors his weight isn’t enough to keep them open, but he works well as a door jammer (he is behind one of our doors stopping it from smashing into the wall – for this he is perfect.

- The… Read more
Draper 12014 12 Drawer Organiser by Draper
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I bought this to organise our first aid supplies after an accident at home made us realise it was time to get organised for an emergency (searching for a dressing in severe pain wasn't ideal).

We now use this organiser in conjunction with a St John Ambulance Statutory 10-Person First Aid Kit and it is entirely fit for purpose so that plasters, dressing, mouth ulcer ointment etc, is all perfectly separated.

My only criticism is the plastic drawers can tend to snag a little from time to time, forcing you to use both hands to either prize them out or force them back in, but this doesn't happen often enough for me… Read more
William Armes Wrought Iron Effect, 75 x 45 cm by William Armes
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I bought this rubber mat for our back door for people entering from the garden into the kitchen.

I needed something that would hopefully prompt people to wipe their feet before entering the house but would also withstand heavy rain as it is entirely exposed to the elements.

So far (2 months in) so good; the rubber is very flexible and heavy so it stays put in high gusts and has withstood some heavy downpours.

My only minor criticism is that it’s not as effective as your ‘traditional’ coir door mat material at removing dirt from peoples shoes as they enter the house, but I think my expectations are a little off considering it is obvious the material is very… Read more

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