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The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry
by David M. Wilson
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Thoroghly recommended, 25 May 2016
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I received this book today and I must recommend this publication wholeheartedly. The Tapestry (or embroidery if you want to be pendantic) is fully illustrated in full colour plates and has a commentary on each plate, and a discussion of the history and art of this work. The Bayeux Tapestry is an important primary source for the history of that time, notwithstanding of course some political bias etc. It is also a brilliant example of embroidery on an epic scale. If you are unable to visit Bayeux yourself, this book makes a very satisfying alternative. I am an embroiderer and the full colour plates show in detail the stitching used and the linen support. It is a beautiful representation of the art of the embroiderer and satisfies both the historian and the passionate needleworker.


Genuine PnH Veterinary Bedding ® - Vet Bedding Roll - 3metre x 76cm - Grey
Genuine PnH Veterinary Bedding ® - Vet Bedding Roll - 3metre x 76cm - Grey
Offered by Pet n Home
Price: £38.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, 3 May 2016
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Good quality pet bedding just right for my large dog.


Making Needle-Felted Animals (Crafts and Family Activities)
Making Needle-Felted Animals (Crafts and Family Activities)
by Steffi Stern
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.88

5.0 out of 5 stars Lots of ideas, 3 May 2016
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Lots of ideas you may not find anywhere else.


Sewing in a Straight Line
Sewing in a Straight Line
by Brett Bara
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Simple and inspiring, 3 May 2016
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Inspiring book especially if you think you can't sew. Lots of projects and ideas. Diagrams and step-by-step instructions.


Suma Commodities Organic Bombay Mix 3 Kg
Suma Commodities Organic Bombay Mix 3 Kg
Price: £11.46

5.0 out of 5 stars Bombay mix as I remember, 3 May 2016
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Very good product, would recommend.


Assorted Craft Trimmings Bundle worth £20.00 - Discounted Stock! Shades of Red/Wine
Assorted Craft Trimmings Bundle worth £20.00 - Discounted Stock! Shades of Red/Wine
Offered by Minerva Crafts and Fabrics
Price: £20.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Total waste of money, 3 May 2016
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Total waste of money, don't buy. In my parcel were just 5 items, 3 red and 2 purple. There were yards and yards of coloured elastic braid, and a few centimetres of two types of sequin braid and a fur braid. I use trims in card-making and miniatures, none of these braids will be of any use. Yards and yards of useless boring elastic trim will now be binned.


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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, excellent product, 26 Nov. 2015
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Excellent product. I have had severe anaemia for a couple of years now, going as low as 4 gms of haemoglobin per dl. I have been taking Floradix for two months now and my last blood test showed 13 gms of heamoglobin per dl. I take about 15 ml once a day. I have noticed more energy and feelings of positivity. I recommend this product over any tablets prescribed by your doctor. I was on some very strong iron tablets which played havoc with my digestion - I have thrown those tablets away!! My appetite is returning to almost normal too. Can't speak too highly of this product. Try for at least 2 or 3 months.


Stella Edge Clamp Light-White
Stella Edge Clamp Light-White

1.0 out of 5 stars Fed up with expensive shoddy goods, 11 Feb. 2015
This is an expensive item and it failed to work from the start. I'm fed up with being an unpaid tester of faulty goods. Most of the parts come from China therefore really cheap but consumers are being treated like rubbish.

Do not buy this item.
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Psychopath Free: Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, & Other Toxic People
Psychopath Free: Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, & Other Toxic People
by Peace
Edition: Paperback

14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Useful in parts, but not groundbreaking, 31 July 2014
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I'm reviewing this book as a "survivor" of several, yes several, psychopathic relationships. The last one almost destroyed me completely and I have been dealing with the fallout for the last few years.

This brings me to my first criticism of this book. The author should not put a time limit on recovery from such a relationship, he states that it may take as long as a year! It is impossible and misleading to judge how long it takes until you have recovered. It may take several years if not a lifetime. Think about childhood abuse and the lives that are wrecked even with so-called therapy. Many victims of psychopaths have already been traumatised in other ways, many from childhood, so that they are vulnerable to psychopaths. It is a long journey for many survivors who are suffering complex PTSD. Anyone reading that it will take a year before normality kicks in will feel guilty and even responsible for their lack of progress. If you are in that highly vulnerable position this could be an enormous setback.

Another criticism is that although the author admits that he has an affiliation with the website psychopathfree he is very careful not to include the name of Thomas Sheridan, one of the founders of that website, in a listing of possible books to read. There was a falling out between the admins and Thomas Sheridan and Sheridan walked away. It seems rather churlish of the author not to acknowledge Sheridan and his popular works on psychopathy, however much you may have a personal disagreement with Sheridan. Sheridan has made the issue of psychopathy more accessible to a wider public, I don't agree with everything that Sheridan says, nor do I agree with everything this author says, but the ommission of any mention of Sheridan points to a rather petty attitude which detracts somewhat from this book.

One's personal journey through the ravages of a relationship with a psychopath and coping with the inevitable end is undeniably different for everyone, but there are similarities and that is where this book is useful. Some effects are mentioned which will resonate with the reader, and others that are mentioned which will not be applicable. The author is describing their own experience so this has to be borne in mind.

There are some helpful bits of advice but recovering from abuse is a complex matter and cannot be dealt with in a small book like this. The author admits that he had an astounding therapist who helped him recover more quickly, but this option is not available to the majority of us, and may make us feel even more depressed!!

Useful in parts.
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Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies
Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies
by David Hoffmann
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful herbal resource, 4 Jun. 2014
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This book is a useful guide to areas of health concerns and possible remedies. The strongest part of this book looks at how to produce your own herbal remedies, tinctures etc, using the prescribed herbs. The only reason I give 4 stars is that this herbal is limited as to numbers of herbs described, therefore I would recommend using a more comprehensive herbal in tandem with this book.


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