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100 Recipes - Cupcakes and Muffins - Love Food
100 Recipes - Cupcakes and Muffins - Love Food
by Parragon Books
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars A great small book packed with easy to follow instructions, 27 Jun. 2015
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A great small book packed with easy to follow instructions, all of which turn out really well, and only last a few seconds!


Roland Micro Cube GX Guitar Amplifier Black
Roland Micro Cube GX Guitar Amplifier Black
Offered by Manns Music
Price: £115.00

7 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good guitar amp but a bit strange for electric violin!, 27 July 2014
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I bought this as an amplifier for my electric silent violin - a Yamaha.
This is primarily a guitar amp and works very well for its intended purpose I imagine.
Some of the effects are a bit bizarre when playing violin music though - very strange, but interesting!
Does enable one to punch out some very strong sound from an instrument which is perhaps mostly intende or used for quiet practice while not annoying the family or the neighbours.
Still pleased with it although it is difficult to get an authentic violin sound out of it.
Can well recommend it for anyone taking up electric guitar.
Excellent autonomy from the built in battery pack as well as mains or usb power. Forcefull sound!


Philosophy For Dummies (UK Edition)
Philosophy For Dummies (UK Edition)
by Martin Cohen
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.74

5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended!, 27 July 2014
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An excellent book.
I always wanted to know more about philosophy and ethics but was put off by the inaccessibility of some of the impenetrable tomes on the subject!
I don't consider myself to be a dummy exactly but this book is well written and even humorous and puts a difficult subject across in an entertaining and accessible form.
Highly recommended!


Two Seater Hardwood Garden Bench With Curved Back (Patio Furniture)
Two Seater Hardwood Garden Bench With Curved Back (Patio Furniture)
Offered by forestfox_trading
Price: £69.95

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Caveat emptor!, 27 July 2014
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Disappointing!
What at first seemed a good buy was in reality much less so. Looks good and seems well finished but the wood used seems of dubious quality and turns out to be quite fragile.
I ordered this bench for my elderly father-in-law in the UK, encouraged by the consistently positive reviews on Amazon.
It was purchased to give them a little comfort and pleasure in their garden but instead has become a source of discomfort and distress.
Regrettably, it arrived with damage in transit - one arm cracked.
Rather than return it for replacement or refund, my father-in-law, a retired carpenter, repaired it himself.
He was, however, favourably impressed by the general appearance of quality and value for money and also the comfort once it was assembled and repaired.
He re-treated it with teak oil, as advised, and when dry, tried it out with both himself and his wife seated.
To their horror, the horizontal seat support bar snapped in the middle with a loud cracking noise.
Both of them are OAP's and neither of them are overweight, and the seat is designed for two people!
Not having access to internet to contact the supplier, and being a carpenter himself, he repaired the broken support with an oak batten. Hopefully, there will be no more unpleasant surprises with this bench and they can continue to use it without further incident.
I do feel that, given the circumstances and their patience, some token gesture of recompense to an elderly couple in their 80s, in poor health, would be appropriate.
Contacted the supplier, however still no comment from them was forthcoming !
This would have gone some way to alleviate any inconvenience caused.
Caveat emptor!


WOLF-Garten 3917000 Multi-Star Angle Broom
WOLF-Garten 3917000 Multi-Star Angle Broom
Price: £13.89

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 22 May 2014
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As with most of the Wolf Garten modular system, this is well thought out and practical.
Originally bought this to go with an extending 4 meter pole to clear snow off the satellite dish but it also works well clearing cobwebs in inaccessible places that can't otherwise be reached.


WOLF-Garten SHM Multi Change Swoe Style Hoe
WOLF-Garten SHM Multi Change Swoe Style Hoe
Price: £12.65

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good in principle., 22 May 2014
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A practical alternative to the swoe should you have bought in to the Wolf Garten modular system.
I like the idea of having different attachments to go with the range of handles and generally Wolf products are well thought out, excellent quality and practical.
That said, the swoe attachment is not as sharp as the Wilkinson Sword original or the Fiskars and does not cut as well. It will need sharpening. Otherwise I woulod have given it 5 stars for practicality.


9V USB power cable for Roland M-CUBE-R Amplifier
9V USB power cable for Roland M-CUBE-R Amplifier

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 22 May 2014
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It works well and does what it is supposed to do.
I gives a little more independence for the amplifier should the batteries give out at an inopportune moment.


Russell Hobbs Desire Hand Mixer 18960, 300 W - Black and Red
Russell Hobbs Desire Hand Mixer 18960, 300 W - Black and Red
Price: £17.96

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent performance, 22 May 2014
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Works well and at an affordable price.
Good performance.
As for reliability we will have to see if it lasts well, if so, then so much the better.
My Russel Hobbs electric stainless steel kettle has a broken plastic hinge on the lid which has detached.
RH didn't want to know as it was just out of guarantee and an obsolete model so no spares available they said.
Not impressed with RH after sales service otherwise would have given this 5 stars.


Fiskars 911470w Stainless Steel Swoe  (Old Version)
Fiskars 911470w Stainless Steel Swoe (Old Version)

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Swoe, 22 May 2014
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I ordered this for my mother in law so she can take over weeding duties in her garden with ease without all the bending and pulling. Works just as well and cheaper than the Wilkinson Sword original so a good buy.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Illuminating., 26 Feb. 2014
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A really great little torch.
Powerful, well made, compact.
I was so impressed, I bought one for my father in law.
He was so delighted, he couldn't wait til dark to go out and illuminate the trees at the other end of the field at the bottom of their garden. So useful for finding their dog when she went walkabout after dark.


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