Sally T

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A Mother's Son [DVD] [2012] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hermione Norris
A Mother's Son [DVD] [2012] DVD ~ Hermione Norris
It is powerful drama, on the surface a married couple with children from previous marriages, trying to live "normally" but underneath unaware of the tragedy that was soon to overwhelm them all. The actors are superb, the big surprise is Martin Clunes. Everyone in the family seems to be living on the edge and what is baffling is how anyone can undertake such pressure hoping that four teenagers with different needs can ever live in a pacific environment. The mother is fiercely protective of her son, but even when she shows it, it's too late. I had the feeling she did not even like the boy and girl from her husband's previous marriage. In the end, this need for attention and care… Read more
Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in&hellip by Eric Jager
I have just finished reading Blood Royal, and what a book it is! I enjoyed it for many reasons, it is true and it is historical and I never knew about this piece of history. Perhaps it's because I am more familiar with English rather than French history, however the two countries are linked even here. Kings meet kings and dukes commit justifiable homicide for the good of the country. The most fascinating is the "detective" who tries to uncover who committed the murder - his thoroughness and his downfall because the powers that be were stronger than himself. It is a similar occurrence as when Henry IV murdered his cousin Richard II and all to seize power. Reading the names of all… Read more
Stohr Rollers (With Pins) Green - Ht60329 by Stohr
Items arrived on the same day I wrote to the Company stating they were late. I was told they would arrive between 28th June to 4th July. The packing was a bit battered but the contents are okay. They are just what I wanted because similar rollers which I had had for some time had disintegrated through wear and tear. I like the sizes and the colours and I did not want velcro ones that pull the hairs every time you removed the rollers. I must say it's amazing why they are as rare as hen's teeth even in the UK, never mind here. The postage, as always, almost does not justify the buying, but I expect to have them for a long time so it is done! In the near future I shall buy the larger size to… Read more