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Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (123 of 128)
Location: Isle of Wight


Top Reviewer Ranking: 354,909 - Total Helpful Votes: 123 of 128
How Bad Are Bananas?: The carbon footprint of ever&hellip by Mike Berners-Lee
Easy to understand and injects humour and well researched information. Exposes many myths about modern living and bogus 'green choices.' Bananas are good not bad - as they travel by boat and grow in the sun. Carrier bags are not the issue but rather all the other packaging. A lot of 'green' books are written out of feelings and not based on science or facts. This is a book well worth buying for anyone who wants to find out more on the subject of the environmental impacts of food and other lifestyle choices. It will appeal to sensible pragmatic environmentalists, who live in the real world. An ideal book for anyone researching green issues and looking to make a difference i n their… Read more
BT Inspire 1000 Additional Handset for Inspire 150&hellip
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Very good phone - but let down by lack of intructions.
Had to ring free phone number to be able to get it to work.
Would be handy if they had put instructions in with the phone.
We only had the free phone number as we kept the instuctions from the one we already had.
Couldn't get new phone to 'find' the other one.
Collins New Naturalist Library (100) - Woodlands by Oliver Rackham
98 of 102 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book, 21 Jan 2007
Anyone who has a deep interest in the history of our woodlands and landscape would have read at least a couple of Dr Rackham's excellent books. His most famous is the History of the Countryside (Dent 1986) which gives the reader a real insight to just how our landscape came to be. His work Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape (Dent 1976) is long accepted as the best work on the subject, Rackham's book being both a comprehensive history of Britain's woodlands and a fieldwork guide that presents tree individually and as part of the landscape.

After many years we now have Woodlands. It's been quite a wait for Rackham fans but worth every minute. This new work focuses on new… Read more