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FLORIST RIBBON ROLL REEL 100 YARDS 2'' WIDE 91M POLY RIBBON 50MM WEDDING FLORAL (Teal Green)
FLORIST RIBBON ROLL REEL 100 YARDS 2'' WIDE 91M POLY RIBBON 50MM WEDDING FLORAL (Teal Green)
Offered by ChanceryChairCover
Price: £3.49

3.0 out of 5 stars Adequate, 5 Feb. 2015
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Bit papery and not very ribbon-y, if you see what I mean! I have had rolls of florists' ribbon before,and it was much more like cloth, and easy to tie bows, split into narrower strips, etc. So - it's OK,but not great.Colour a bit on the dull side.


White Round Polyester Fabric Tablecloth 48" Diameter (Over locked using quality cotton thread)
White Round Polyester Fabric Tablecloth 48" Diameter (Over locked using quality cotton thread)
Offered by Hope Textiles
Price: £7.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Very servicable table linen, 5 Feb. 2015
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Perfect for my purposes, and does what it says on the tin. Stain resistant, practically dry when it comes out of the washing machine, doesn't need ironing, and cheap - what more do you want?!


Portrait of Elmbury (Brensham Trilogy)
Portrait of Elmbury (Brensham Trilogy)
Price: £3.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful account of English country life., 5 Feb. 2015
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One of my all-time favourite books, this is an utterly charming autobiographical novel, set in an English country town, between the wars. John Moore was a native of "Elmbury" (Tewkesbury), and writes about the people and places with total conviction and love, and in the most wonderful literate, poetic prose. The characters positivley leap from the page, Moore's love and knowledge of the countryside is obvious, and if you enoyed Lark Rise, you will enjoy this too.


FloristryWarehouse Christmas Tartan Florists Ribbon 50Mm X 45M
FloristryWarehouse Christmas Tartan Florists Ribbon 50Mm X 45M

2.0 out of 5 stars Bit disappointed, 5 Feb. 2015
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The ribbon was not made of the material I expected. It was very stiff and papery, and also the tartan pattern is only on one side, so it is impossible to tie a bow so that it looks good. Probably works as actual florists' ribbon, as they tend to use staplers. Not really suitable for gift wrapping, in my opinion.


Brensham Village (Brensham Trilogy)
Brensham Village (Brensham Trilogy)
Price: £3.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Total reading pleasure, 5 Feb. 2015
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The Brensham Trilogy (of which this is the second book), has been one of my favourite reads for years and years. To me, it is REAL writing - literate, flowing, and with a wonderful poetic vocabulary. Although defined as novels, (John Moore has changed names and places to protect the innocent!), they are really autobiography. Moore writes with such love for these places and people, and makes them come to life so vividly, the books are totally irresistable. He was a real countryman, and wrote several books on natural history and country pursuits. I am lucky enough to live near "Elmbury" (Tewkesbury), where he spent his childhood, and can visualise the scenes in the books so well. If you enjoy tales of the English countryside - for example, Lark Rise to Candleford, which is a similar autobiographical novel - you will love these. The time period is between the wars.


Mike Waterson
Mike Waterson
Price: £8.93

5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous singer on top of his form, 25 Nov. 2014
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This review is from: Mike Waterson (Audio CD)
Just fantastic - I absolutely love it. He was an amazingly good singer and interpreter of traditional songs, and as a fan you could not possibly fail to enjoy this. If you're not certain, however, then you need to bear in mind it is all unaccompanied, and mostly just HIM. There are 2 or 3 tracks where the rest of the Watersons join in the chorus, to great effect of course. Their "wall of sound" is wonderful.


MAP 1902 STREET PLAN NIMES FRANCE MOUT CAVALIER
MAP 1902 STREET PLAN NIMES FRANCE MOUT CAVALIER

2.0 out of 5 stars Bit disappointing, 25 Nov. 2014
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Not quite what I expected - very small, and looked like a copy to me. Still, my fault for not reading the description closely enough.


Six Classic Albums [Audio CD] Ewan Maccoll
Six Classic Albums [Audio CD] Ewan Maccoll
Price: £7.83

4.0 out of 5 stars One of the finest songwriters ever, 20 Oct. 2014
Many of Ewan MacColl's greatest songs, and his excellent covers of traditional material. MacColl is surely one of the finest songwriters of the 20th century, and here you get to enjoy his wonderful way with words, his singing style charged with drama and expression, as well as his scholarly interest in such things as children's playground rhymes and songs. Brilliant.


The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
by Ralph Vaughan Williams and A. L. Lloyd
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Folk musician's Bible!, 20 Oct. 2014
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Collection of traditional songs, together with their dates and sources - a lovely collection, with many versions different from the better-known ones, so interesting from an academic point of view as well. Many top musicians have gleaned material from this book, and there is much to learn for the rest of us too! Contains lyrics and music (tunes only, not accompaniments, full arrangements or guitar chords). Brilliant.


Game Set Match
Game Set Match
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £11.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful performances, 9 Sept. 2014
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This review is from: Game Set Match (Audio CD)
Superb album, and worth the money just for one track, "Ploughman Lads", which is one of the most beautiful things I've ever heard.


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