E. Pickersgill

Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (74 of 84)
Location: UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,518,111 - Total Helpful Votes: 74 of 84
I'll Be Better in the Morning: One Person's Journe&hellip by Elizabeth R. Skoglund
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A waste of time, 12 Dec 2011
I purchased this as my partner has CFS and I wanted to better understand what he is going through.

This talked about the crippling tiredness but nothing about the numerous other symptoms he suffers daily.

The suggested coping strategy was to believe and have faith in god. That's fine if that's where your beliefs lie but as I'm an atheist I found this generally irrelevant to me
Mini: The True and Secret History of the Making of&hellip by Simon Garfield
5.0 out of 5 stars for Mini and MINI fans, 3 July 2009
I bought this book after attending Mini Utd for the 50th birthday celebrations. I adore my darling car and wanted to know a little more about her heritage. This book proved to be perfect. There is a nice balance of technical and design info, interesting anecdotes and a lot of stories about the love that was poured into making those tiny and very quirky issigonis machines. Apart from the history of the car much of this book provides a social history and an insight to how important building Minis and MINIs has been to thousands of people. Also it was lovely to read how much care went into trying to stay faithful to the original ideas...without the leaky floor and the windows that would… Read more
The "Everything" Tapas and Small Plates Cookbook: &hellip by Lynette Rohrer Shirk
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting, 1 May 2009
Ok, firstly this is an american book...not a problem in itself but be aware you will need to understand USA terms and measurements.

Right. There are lots of recipes, many of which are an interpretation of tapas style recipes but with influences taken from other cultures as well. This book will be great for providing inspiration for buffet style parties. There are also some interesting drinks recipes and some sweet ones too. The format is easy to follow and most things require no more than about five simple steps. The portion sizes are relatively small but obviously as this book is designed with tapas in mind I wouldn't have expected anything other than small plates of… Read more

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