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HTML & CSS: Design and Build Web Sites
HTML & CSS: Design and Build Web Sites
by Jon Duckett
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.93

4.0 out of 5 stars Clean and concise, 14 May 2013
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This book may be over simplified for some people but I love the way the information here is given in bite size chunks in a clear and clean mannor. Diagrams and text blocks are given plenty of page space and doesn't get "lost" as many code based manuals do.
Highly recommended for people who like to flick pages as they work through books.


Hario Medium Glass Hand Coffee Grinder with Ceramic Burrs, Clear
Hario Medium Glass Hand Coffee Grinder with Ceramic Burrs, Clear
Price: £22.90

17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Best of the hand grind bunch, 14 May 2013
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This grinder has now had over six months worth of use and is pretty good so I thought it deserved an honest review.
I've ground for French Press, Stove top (Bialetti), and low-mid range espresso machine (domestic).
The results for the press and stove top were great and surprisingly not bad as well for the espresso maker. It achieved crema to an acceptable degree IMHO.
The grind adjust is a tad fiddley because you have to unscrew the nut and take off the handle before setting the coarseness, but unless you switch between espresso and press it shouldn't bug you. But my God you have to work this baby hard for a fair few minutes for a real fine grind. Being a newbie to home grinding I didn't realise the finer the grind the longer the wind (time).

I opted for a manual grinder because I thought it would be nice and quiet in the mornings so as not to wake the family up before work. Although, no where near as loud as an electronic grinder this does give out a fair bit of noise. The wife has the hearing of a bat though so I still get the glare.
But well worth it for a decent coffee first thing.


Blue EARBUDi Clips on and off Your Apple iPod or iPhone Earbuds - and Turns Them Into Running Headphones. Soft Over-The-Ear Design with Earbud Tilt & Rotation - Provide a Custom Comfortable Fit. EARBUDi's Simply Hold Your Apple Earbuds in Place for Any Activity From Gardening to Running.
Blue EARBUDi Clips on and off Your Apple iPod or iPhone Earbuds - and Turns Them Into Running Headphones. Soft Over-The-Ear Design with Earbud Tilt & Rotation - Provide a Custom Comfortable Fit. EARBUDi's Simply Hold Your Apple Earbuds in Place for Any Activity From Gardening to Running.
Offered by GOBUDi
Price: £10.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars They work., 25 Mar. 2013
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Cheap, cheerful and they work with my ears at least.
They don't stay on when running long distances but are great for non running gym exercises and everyday use.
For the price what can you lose.


Timex Unisex T42571 Quartz Expedition Camper Watch with Black Dial Analogue Display and Black Nylon Strap
Timex Unisex T42571 Quartz Expedition Camper Watch with Black Dial Analogue Display and Black Nylon Strap
Price: £24.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cheap, cheerful and well made., 25 Mar. 2013
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This watch cost me under 10 quid but I would have paid twice that now that I've used it for 6 months.
It's a lot lighter than I expected and initially felt very cheap and flimsy. But the materials although light are pretty robust. I've used this everyday for 6 months and it's been knocked, abused by two young kids, dropped countless times, withstood minus 20 degrees (I live in Finland), and survived a rain shower.
I bought it as a cheap watch for the gym but ended up wearing it everyday.
Highly recommended for anyone who desires value for money.


The Art and Craft of Coffee: An Enthusiast's Guide to Selecting, Roasting and Brewing Exquisite Coffee
The Art and Craft of Coffee: An Enthusiast's Guide to Selecting, Roasting and Brewing Exquisite Coffee
by Kevin Sinnott
Edition: Flexibound
Price: £14.88

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well presented and concise introduction, 8 Dec. 2012
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This book is exactly what I wanted for my entry level into the world of specialized coffees.
It is written in a way which is clear and concise and rarely ventures into too great a depth which would overwhelm or bore the novice enthusiast. To break up the text blocks are relevant and good looking images scattered throughout.
The practical selection-grinding-roasting-brewing sections are actually helpful and realistically achieved in an average home.
A good book for a good price.


Moomin Vol 4 [DVD]
Moomin Vol 4 [DVD]
Offered by Home Entertainment Online
Price: £6.42

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant., 30 Dec. 2011
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This review is from: Moomin Vol 4 [DVD] (DVD)
Brilliant. They really don't make them like this anymore. What a shame.
The series follows Moomintroll on his adventures around Moomin Valley and all his various companions.
It's got a lovely old world timeless feel to it and I think it appeals as much now as it did 20 years ago.


Moomin - Series 3 - Complete [DVD] [1990]
Moomin - Series 3 - Complete [DVD] [1990]
Dvd ~ Ryosuke Takahashi
Offered by Home Entertainment Online
Price: £5.95

4.0 out of 5 stars A lost treasure, 30 Dec. 2011
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Brilliant. They really don't make them like this anymore. What a shame.
The series follows Moomintroll on his adventures around Moomin Valley and all his various companions.
It's got a lovely old world timeless feel to it and I think it appeals as much now as it did 20 years ago.


Inspector Gadget Box Set [DVD]
Inspector Gadget Box Set [DVD]

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars They don't them like this any more., 30 Dec. 2011
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If like me you grew up with Inspector Gadget and now have kids yourself then this is fantastic.
I'm nor sure who enjoys it more me or the kids.
The main character is a daft and bungling idiot who is oblivious of the fact that his 10yo niece and her dog are constantly saving the day.
Good clean fun for the kids and any Gadget old skool fans from the 80's.
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ONX3 4-IN-1 LUXURY GIFT SET - Apple iPhone 4S 4 PREMIUM PU Black Leather Flip Case + Black 3.5MM Portable Mini Capsule Speaker + Black High Capacitive Stylus Pen + LCD Screen Protector Guard
ONX3 4-IN-1 LUXURY GIFT SET - Apple iPhone 4S 4 PREMIUM PU Black Leather Flip Case + Black 3.5MM Portable Mini Capsule Speaker + Black High Capacitive Stylus Pen + LCD Screen Protector Guard

3.0 out of 5 stars Cheap and cheerful, 30 Dec. 2011
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Let's be honest, you're not going to get top quality for this price.
The case is fairly robust for normal usage but the glue does come unstuck.
Stylus works fine but feels quite plastic and cheap.
Surprisingly the speaker seems to be the star bargain here. It's great.
The sound quality is not bad at all and the build quality feels pretty OK.
I would recommend this set as a cheap but functional bargain.


Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory / Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (2 Disc Box Set) [DVD] [2007]
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory / Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (2 Disc Box Set) [DVD] [2007]
Dvd ~ Gene Wilder
Offered by Venture Online
Price: £6.16

4.0 out of 5 stars Best of both worlds., 30 Dec. 2011
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A perfect combination. The original film is superbly cast and scripted true to the book but looks dated in the effects department.
The new version is great but a bit too wackey and off true with regards to the book but has brilliant effects.
My 6yo and 4yo love them both and often watch them back to back to compare.


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