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Premier Housewares Butcher Stripe Double Oven Glove - Navy
Premier Housewares Butcher Stripe Double Oven Glove - Navy
Price: £7.16

2.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful at first ...., 17 Nov. 2016
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These gloves are very beautiful at first. The trouble is that they show dirt very quickly. And the next problem is that after a number of washes, the padding in the hand area has clumped up. So get them if you want something decorative, but I don't recommend them for heavy use.


SanDisk SDCZ50-016G-B35 16 GB Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Black ( Standard Packaging )
SanDisk SDCZ50-016G-B35 16 GB Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Black ( Standard Packaging )
Price: £6.79

5.0 out of 5 stars A little gift that's a good memory, 17 Nov. 2016
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My husband wanted a little gift that was a good memory. This was perfect :)


Cat Mini Machines - 5 Toy Vehicle Playset - Digger Dump Truck Bulldozer Backhoe Excavator
Cat Mini Machines - 5 Toy Vehicle Playset - Digger Dump Truck Bulldozer Backhoe Excavator
Offered by BestBuyUk
Price: £9.91

5.0 out of 5 stars I want to eat these cute little machines up!, 17 Nov. 2016
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Lovely little mini machines, perfect for my boy's cake (tip: I used crushed oreos as dirt).

Admittedly my boy hasn't played that much with the machines, but for their size they seem quite sturdy. They are plastic though, so if you're buying them only for play, and have a rough child, they're not going to last forever.


Training Your Pet Rat
Training Your Pet Rat
by Gerry Buscis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for novice rat keepers, 17 Nov. 2016
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If you have never had a rat before (like me), this is a great book for you. If you have a low tolerance for corniness in writing, it isn't! I recommend that you read the book BEFORE you buy the cage or get the rat(s). Lots of practical advice. My impression was that the writing is also accessible for an average 10-year-old to read themself.


Little Friends Blenheim Rat Cage with Accessories, 93 cm
Little Friends Blenheim Rat Cage with Accessories, 93 cm
Price: £74.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Excellent cage, but not suitable for rats, 17 Nov. 2016
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I feel a bit guilty giving such a high quality product such a low rating. But the truth is that this "rat cage" is NOT suitable for rats.

The number one job a rat cage has is to keep the rats inside. But the gaps between the bars of this cage are way too big (I measured about 2.5 cm) if you have baby rats (we got ours at 8 or 9 weeks), and are still too big for our rats three months later. To make up for the cage's deficiencies, I had to laboriously add chicken wire to the outside of the cage :(

In addition, a "grid" bottom is not recommend for rats, since they can get bumblefoot.

The cage was easy to assemble, and is great quality. Buy it if you want to keep a ferret or a squirrel - but not a rat.


Wild Republic 30cm Plush Iguana
Wild Republic 30cm Plush Iguana
Price: £12.23

5.0 out of 5 stars All the iguana you'll ever need, 5 July 2016
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Lovely, robust, cuddly and cute! Fairly big too.


Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
by Sherri Duskey Rinker
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £11.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Goodnight energetic little boys, 20 Oct. 2014
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Lovely good night book for little boys. Doesn't work miracles (sadly), but does hold their attention and help them to calm down after a long day. Try Steam Train, Dream Train from the same author too - the latter is an even better book, but both deserve five stars.


100 X Red Cable Ties 100Mm X 2.5Mm Zip Tie Bases All Sizes
100 X Red Cable Ties 100Mm X 2.5Mm Zip Tie Bases All Sizes
Offered by Torboo-UK
Price: £1.15

5.0 out of 5 stars Everything that the description promised, 20 Oct. 2014
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These cable ties are a lovely bright red. If you ever need more visible cable ties, buy these!


Single Sourcing: Building Modular Documentation
Single Sourcing: Building Modular Documentation
by Kurt Ament
Edition: Paperback
Price: £33.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Useful information, but irritating writing style, 25 Sept. 2012
This book is essentially a comprehensive style guide for single source writing. It's fairly good at this, although much of what the author says should be familiar to experienced technical writers.

The reason this book gets three rather than five stars is because almost every "topic" very neatly fits onto one page. My mind says the author can't have done this without cutting useful information from or adding padding to most topics. And I felt very irritated by it. In addition, all the cross references to distant pages subconsciously disrupt and nag the reader to jump around. On the positive side, it's a very clear example that sticking too rigidly to modular writing methods in a book, or artificially constraining the size of help topics, can really irritate readers.

Be warned that you won't find any information here on, for example, DITA (it's not in the index either). This book focusses on language, rather than technology.

Finally, three of the five-star reviews for this book were loaded on exactly the same date. Methinks someone is reviewing his own work.


Little Miss: Pocket Library
Little Miss: Pocket Library
by Roger Hargreaves
Edition: Board book

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Beware: very abridged!, 16 April 2012
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I bought this set because my 3-year-old son loves the Mr. Greedy book, and it was a good price.

Warning to other buyers: these books are very short versions of the Little Miss books (four very small pages of text, with 1 to 3 sentences each), and lack the detail that makes the moral of the stories stick. Reading the abridged Little Miss Trouble to my son is almost certain to encourage him to cause trouble. In contrast, while he acknowledges that he is often like Mr. Greedy, at least he knows very well that eating too much, and taking other people's food, can have negative consequences.

In summary: Great if you're looking for board books with upbeat pictures for little fingers, really poor if you had the large books in mind.


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