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Davidoff Cool Water Men After Shave Fragrance Splash Skin Care For Him 125ml
Davidoff Cool Water Men After Shave Fragrance Splash Skin Care For Him 125ml
Offered by ONLYuniform
Price: £26.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cool and refreshing fragrance, 22 May 2015
A cool and refreshing fragrance that's not overpowering. I have been using this fragrance off and on for 20 years and its great. Its longevity could be better - but it is not bad, as it wears very well and it really does smells divine and is very masculine fragrance. All in all works a real treat. It is compact enough for your travel bag - equally well placed at home. If you shop around you can get this for good a price.


The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Clark, Christopher (2014) Paperback
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Clark, Christopher (2014) Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars "We all muddled into war." (Lloyd George on 1914), 22 May 2015
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As we approach the first 2014 and, what will be the first centennial, I am sure there will be a plethora of academic publications that will deal with all aspects of the `Great War' also known as the `First World War'. Mr C Clark's book at some 697 pages long is not a light read by any means that said it is readable, with good referencing and research. The start of the book deals with an exploration, in depth, of the players and triggers which brought the Balkans situation/crisis as the pre-eminent catalyst that lead to World War.

Two thirds of way through the book the language of the narrative, for me seemed to get convoluted and I seemed to have stumbled in the arena of a chauvinistic nature of early 20th century male dominated areas of power play and politics of Europe, while I could understand the need explain and flesh out the greater background, I found narrative flow was way off course. I guess I will need to re-read this book. Still this a well done piece of research and presented not in dry and mundane fashion, as some I have read. If this period of history is something that interests you, then I would recommend purchasing this book, or at the very least, getting it from your local library.

Lastly returning to Lloyd George, who was Prime Minister during the WW1, his comments some 22 years later on Hitler and his leadership of Germany was very supportive to say the least, in `Appeasement of Germany', 1919-1945 (published 2011) page 247 Lloyd George says Hitler was "the greatest living German". So maybe quoting him, as my title for this review may not have been such a good idea?
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Perixx PERIPRO-402, Mobile Safe Case - Store Safely SIM Card and Micro SD Card - Includes Micro SIM Adapter, Nano SIM Adapter, and Remove Pin for iPhone, Nexus, and Galaxy
Perixx PERIPRO-402, Mobile Safe Case - Store Safely SIM Card and Micro SD Card - Includes Micro SIM Adapter, Nano SIM Adapter, and Remove Pin for iPhone, Nexus, and Galaxy
Offered by Perixx UK
Price: £14.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A pretty good product that will keep your sim cards safe, 22 May 2015
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This is a pretty good and rather useful sim safe, which is small compact and lends itself to portability. It is made from plastic; the tray part has a nice snug reassuring fit, and it will not accidently open during transit. Perixx have also included a few other handy gadgets that sit, or rather to “stick” to the floor of the tray, which reduces any movement or loss of the objects contained. The included items are; micro SIM adapter, a Nano SIM adapter and a SIM remove pin which are all good to have.

A pretty good product that will keep your sim cards safe.


Rexel A5 Mesh Bags and Transparent Casing with Black Zip (Pack of 10)
Rexel A5 Mesh Bags and Transparent Casing with Black Zip (Pack of 10)
Price: £15.68

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A useful set of storage bags, 22 May 2015
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The Rexel A5 Mesh Bags are a useful set of storage bags, which have a myriad of uses. In our case we have used some them to hold insulin pens, the corresponding needles, testing needles and small blood sugar note book for our son who has diabetes. The fact that they are reasonably tough as well as transparent enables our son to have this important medication and testing paraphernalia too hand and safe. Some of the other bags were used by my partner for her cosmetics, and the last two used by our youngest nephew and niece as a pencil case holder.

So far these versatile mesh storage bags have been robust, but only long term use will determine their longevity, otherwise these storage bags are highly recommended.


Igenix DF1210 Portable 3-Speed Fan with Tilt Action/Quiet Operation and Mesh Safety Grill, 12-Inch, 35 W, White
Igenix DF1210 Portable 3-Speed Fan with Tilt Action/Quiet Operation and Mesh Safety Grill, 12-Inch, 35 W, White
Price: £24.29

4.0 out of 5 stars A good fan, 21 May 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Once assembled, which is fairly easy, you get a good desk fan. The fan gives the user the expected range movement. There are variable speeds, on the highest there is some noise but nothing to keep you awake at night. As others have mentioned the owner gets a two-year guarantee, which is good to have.

This is a good fan that does its job well, and the pricing seems to be in line with other similar fans. Please note, as the bumf says not wall mountable.


The Cutting Room by Hoffman, Jilliane (2013) Paperback
The Cutting Room by Hoffman, Jilliane (2013) Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Depraved world of inflicted suffering and snuff clubs, 21 May 2015
Before I get into the review of this crime fiction novel it is important note that while the author gives background to her significant characters that have appeared previously in other books, I believe to `fully enjoy' this novel, one needs to have read `Retribution' and `Last Witness'. While these books cannot be called a true series, the characters such as CJ Townsend and Bill Bantling, seem to `populate' all three books with their traits, working practice and have their own narrative framed within the text of each story told.

That said I found this a pretty high strung thriller set against a frame work of the sick and depraved world of inflicted suffering and snuff clubs. Some of the main ingredients are very good attention to detail by using some sharp dialogue, well researched legal and forensic practice. The narrative is `crisp' and the relationships forged between the lawyer Daria di Bianchi and detective is well managed and convincing.
In part the story takes one to the edge-of-the-seat. For me the ending was a genuine surprise.


[(Nitty Winnie)] [Author: Laura Owen] published on (August, 2012)
[(Nitty Winnie)] [Author: Laura Owen] published on (August, 2012)
by Laura Owen
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Humorous tales with amazing illustrations, 21 May 2015
Nitty Winnie is a fun book that contains a number of little stories encapsulated in one book. Winnie is a witch and is presented here with her cat Wilbur. Winnie goes to a wedding and does a lot more as she such as goes through dancing ribbons and getting nits. Another narrative `dinosaur collecting cards', and being a sand princess and getting puffed out while arranging a wedding.

The character Winnie is a rather funny and I would recommend her stories on the comedic value alone. The age range for these tales 5-9 year olds. I particularly the way the author has put lots of stories in one book and coupled them amazing and quirky illustrations in it.


Business Vocabulary: Student Book + Audio CD Pack by Paul Emmerson ( 2009 ) Paperback
Business Vocabulary: Student Book + Audio CD Pack by Paul Emmerson ( 2009 ) Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is very good, 21 May 2015
This is a book of two halves - that tackles business language. The first part deals with confident and competent usage of vocabulary in a business environment. While the last half is aimed at effective and targeted business communications - so that the student has the talents at hand to deliver effective language resources whether they are on the telephone, communicating over the internet, be that be in writing or audio visual context, using their business vocabulary when tackling written correspondence and being able to positively `navigate' meetings and seminars etc.

To this end the narrative and layout is precisely aimed to help business English students enhance and increase their vocabulary, allowing the student to express themselves more assuredly in a professional context. The materials contained allow for individual study, or in groups. The materials are designed to be used by candidates who are at intermediate level or higher.


TOM Ford OUD Wood Shower GEL 250 Ml / 8.5 Oz by TOM FORD
TOM Ford OUD Wood Shower GEL 250 Ml / 8.5 Oz by TOM FORD
Offered by FHL Store
Price: £185.83

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great shower gel, although the cost, here, is excessive, 20 May 2015
Since my partner was introduced to this perfume (that is part of this product range), she no longer buys any other perfume I might add, except other Tom Ford products. This shower gel that is now part of the collection is really rich and thick – a little does go a long way. It layers with the perfume, and is just as long-lasting and is worth every penny.

A highly recommended shower gel, best shop around as this price quoted is rather excessive.

Key points:
Woody/ musk scent


The Scent of Lemon Leaves by Clara Sanchez (2013)
The Scent of Lemon Leaves by Clara Sanchez (2013)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Young, pregnant Sandra, a girl who has formed an unwitting friendship with an elderly Norwegian couple, 20 May 2015
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Sandra is a thirty something women, who is pregnant and needs time to reflect, she thus decides to spend some time on her own at her sister's house in a village on the Costa Brava. Her relationship with her family is distant at best, and she is uncertain about whether she wishes to pursue a relationship with her unborn baby’s father.Through an acute episode of ill health she meets up with a helpful elderly couple who say they are from Norway.

Soon Sandra and the Norwegian couple become friends, and as she spends more and more time with them, Sandra begins to view them as surrogate grandparents, until she meets Julian. Julian is in his eighties, a concentration camp survivor and now a Nazi hunter, having come to the Costa Brava after receiving a letter from an old friend he met in Mauthausen. However, the friend has passed away. As he zeros in on his `target' he meets Sandra.

As Julian explains his reasons for being in the Village and his concerns that the friendly Norwegian couple who are not what they seem but rather former Nazis trying to hide from justice. Sandra is faced by deceit and convoluted lies, and as the narrative progress we are given a very convincing show, of how Sandra is trying to cope with all the revelations etc.Both Sandra and Julian slowly find themselves drawn into a complex, terrible nest of Nazis and Nazi sympathisers, a group that includes not only the elderly, but also the young.

A well written book, although I have not read it in its original Spanish the book loses none of its flavours and texture, and the translation, to English to me seems very fluid and paced, it does not have the rough edges of a poorly translated book. The Scent of Lemon Leaves is a profound and difficult book in many ways, and endlessly gives over to questions regarding morality, individual purpose, and the fulfilment of retribution. In all, a slow-going read, that is haunting and moving read.
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