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How to Stop Drinking Wine: Escaping Wine O'clock With Alcohol Lied to Me
How to Stop Drinking Wine: Escaping Wine O'clock With Alcohol Lied to Me
by Craig Beck
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.54

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Charlatan, 12 Sept. 2015
Author styles himself as both an "expert" and even, on YouTube, a "Doctor". Neither are true. Total charlatan. One star.


ASUS Eee PC X101CH 10.1 inch Netbook - Black (Intel Atom N2600 1.6GHz, 1GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Starter)
ASUS Eee PC X101CH 10.1 inch Netbook - Black (Intel Atom N2600 1.6GHz, 1GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Starter)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars USELESS. DO NOT BUY. TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY., 23 Aug. 2015
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Useless. I bought one of these some time ago on the back of the positive recommendations here, and installed an additional memory card as instructed. It is useless. In fact it's worse than useless. It's so slow that frustrating, even with the memory card, that you're better of without internet access. I could walk to the library and get a book out quicker than this thing can load a Wikipedia page.
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Powerless No Longer: Reprogramming Your Addictive Behavior
Powerless No Longer: Reprogramming Your Addictive Behavior
by Peter W. Soderman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.35

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, balanced, informed view of addiction and recovery., 15 Feb. 2015
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We need more books like this. A balanced, well thought out, experience-based application of CBT in recovery. I quit AA after 14 years. I don't believe their 1930s mental health technology was good for me in the long term. There's lots of crazy pro- and anti-AA stuff out there. Ignore it. Find the balanced and informed research, such as this. It will explain a lot about what's going on for any problem drinker, and it's based in reality, not an imaginary friend. My one critical point was I thought the cover might have been better designed, but we all know not to judge a book by its cover, right..?
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UFCIT(TM) Extendable Self Portrait Selfie Handheld Stick Monopod with Smartphone Adjustable Phone Holder and Bluetooth Remote Wireless Shutter for iPhone Samsung and other IOS and Android Smartphone (Black)
UFCIT(TM) Extendable Self Portrait Selfie Handheld Stick Monopod with Smartphone Adjustable Phone Holder and Bluetooth Remote Wireless Shutter for iPhone Samsung and other IOS and Android Smartphone (Black)
Offered by Ampeshop
Price: £4.31

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fell apart on arrival., 15 Feb. 2015
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Literally, and quite comically, fell apart on opening.
Unfortunately it was as present.
Fortunately it was a joke present.
In that respect it worked doubly well.
Have returned for refund.


The Cure for Alcoholism: The Medically Proven Way to Eliminate Alcohol Addiction
The Cure for Alcoholism: The Medically Proven Way to Eliminate Alcohol Addiction
Price: £8.03

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A life-changing publication for those who struggle with alcoholism, the 21st century equivalent to AA's "Big Book", 31 Jan. 2015
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This is a truly great book. I thoroughly recommend it for anyone interested in exploring non-12 step means of recovery from alcoholism.
I was sober in Alcoholics Anonymous for fourteen years but left recently when I became disillusioned with the fellowship and the program. Don't get me wrong, AA is a good way to get straight if you can accept the woo and has some fantastic people who will try to help.
However it is a very conservative organisation incapable of change, meaning that in the twenty first century much AA's literature and self help methodology is now desperately anachronistic.
"Physicians might one day make a normal drinker out of an alcoholic, but they haven't done so yet" as it says in AA's text book. Well, this book proves that wrong. Decisively so. It's a crime that more people aren't aware of this publication and, in my view, it should be given away at AA meetings along side the "Big Book".
Of course anyone who knows AA knows that will never happen because The Sinclair Method runs counter to AA's philosophy of abstinence so you won't hear it shared about in meetings.
Instead AA members watch "newcomer" and "slipper" alcoholics struggle and struggle until they either hit a desperate rock bottom where they become "teachable" and ready to "surrender" (as happened to me when I got sober), or die.
Ironically AA's co-founder Bill Wilson was very enthusiastic about pills, taking niacin and even LSD (!) for long periods during his own recovery. So he'd no doubt have embraced this form of treatment.
Unlike AA it is truly evidence-based, entirely reliable (proven 75% success rate) and accessible (requiring neither abstinence nor surrender to a higher power).
Ten years from now we'll all know about The Sinclair Method. Even AA.


Codependency Conspiracy: How to Break the Recovery Habit and Take Charge Ofyour Life
Codependency Conspiracy: How to Break the Recovery Habit and Take Charge Ofyour Life
by Stan J Katz
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Freedom from the nonsense of CODA., 1 Nov. 2014
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Demolishes the 12 step myth and the nonsense that is "coda" and the codependence industry. Read it and set yourself free. jonsleeper.wordpress.com
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Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Price: £4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars must read, 6 Oct. 2014
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This review is from: Ten Billion (Kindle Edition)
very easy read, very troubling subject. everyone should own and read this book. you know nothing until you've at least attempted to digest it's contents. think of the children!


Barnsley Pals
Barnsley Pals
Price: £4.31

5.0 out of 5 stars excellent volume - highly recommended, 26 Nov. 2013
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This review is from: Barnsley Pals (Kindle Edition)
i've read several of these battalion histories as part of a family research project, and while i think they're all very worthy books this one is particularly recommended. a fantastic piece of work that should be read by all yorkshire schoolchildren. it also has some interesting cross references to the sheffield city battalion, which is a harder book to get hold of.


Samsung S5830i Galaxy Ace Onyx Black
Samsung S5830i Galaxy Ace Onyx Black
Offered by LOGI.LINK
Price: £77.00

2 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars NOT COMPATIBLE WITH BBC iPLAYER, 16 Nov. 2013
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I bought this phone to use BBC iPlayer. It's not compatible with BBC iPlayer. Waste of time. Will be sending it back.


Last Voices of World War I [DVD]
Last Voices of World War I [DVD]
Dvd ~ Nick Maddocks
Offered by The Happy Zombie
Price: £20.57

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the most important Great War documentaries, 25 Oct. 2013
I've been researching The Great War for a couple of years now, having traced my great grandfather's steps on the Somme battlefield one summer holiday. During this time I've watched almost all of the DVD documentaries and YouTube footage currently available on the subject. There's some really interesting material out there - and this is certainly one of the best. For me there are three "must sees", in no particular order: (1) "The Great War", a renowned 1963 BBC TV series which gives the viewer an accurate and fulsome background to events using lots of original film material; (2) this DVD, "Last Voices of World War One", which is a remarkable personalised account that really brings to life the narrative given in "The Great War"; and (3) the commentary track on the Imperial War Museum DVD extras version of Geoffrey Malins' 1916 propaganda piece "The Battle of the Somme" which is clinically incisive. For those with stretched resources, the Malins film DVD extras commentary is available on YouTube at the time of writing (if you search for it), and this DVD is also available in an American release for a lower price on the UK Amazon web site. As far as I can tell it's exactly the same film, same voice-over, but you do need a USA region DVD player or computer. For people wanting to research The Great War as we approach the 100th anniversary of 1914, this is a wonderful resource. Quite frankly it's a brilliant documentary, pitched squarely at the experience of the ground level participant, and thoroughly worthwhile as a result.We're so lucky that the forward-thinking film-makers thought to compile this information in the final years of life for these last few WW1 heroes, and equally lucky that they agreed to take part. Rarely have I seen such grace and dignity in a TV documentary. An incredibly worthwhile piece of work, it would be a real shame if this documentary gets lost among the many lesser accounts of WW1 that are out there and currently being produced in time for the coming anniversary.


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