M. Livings

Helpful votes received on reviews: 68% (17 of 25)
Location: Ireland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 146,721 - Total Helpful Votes: 17 of 25
Wars of the Roses: Stormbird (Wars of the Roses 1) by Conn Iggulden
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An enjoyable read, 3 Jan 2014
Once again Conn Iggulden has produced a very readable, entertaining book. Read through it in a few days which is always the sign of a good story. Not quite as good and the Emperor or Genghis series yet, but, this is only the beginning of the series which I expect will keep me hooked until the end.
To be honest I know next to nothing of the period leading to the wars of the roses and look forward to gaining a better understanding of the events which resulted in this civil war. I feel Iggulden has succeeded in imparting the main reasons for the splitting of the factions and left me with mixed emotions, supporting the Royal family versus the plight of the common man disregarded by the… Read more
Foraging: The Essential Guide to Free Wild Food by John Lewis-Stempel
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The title is misleading, 27 July 2013
What can I say. The book's title would lead you to believe that you can use this book to go foraging. This is not true unless you already have a good handle on botany. The descriptions are not detailed enough to guide you as to what each plant looks like. One description is so dismissive, explaining that all boys know what it looks like, well I am sure they may know what the plant looks like but unless you also know the name of the plant then how can you possibly make the link between book and plant? You will need to get an identification book to use this book which invariably means you do not need this book. It does give a few recipes but it is called "Foraging, the essential guide to free… Read more
Visible Dust 1.3x and 4/3 Sensor Cleaning Kit (Sme&hellip by Visible Dust
Very easy to use, cleaned all the grit away. Of course the next time I changed the lens I managed to get more grit in there.

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