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Fly London Yaff, Women's Wedge Court Shoes
Fly London Yaff, Women's Wedge Court Shoes

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Exquisite agony..., 4 Sept. 2013
I bought these as I thought they'd be a comfortable summer sandal. WRONG! They are singularly the most uncomfortable shoe I have ever worn. They are narrow at the front and pinch a lot (and I bought a size bigger than I usually take), and rub my feet raw at the front.


Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny
Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny
by Nile Rodgers
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essenital reading for music lovers, 6 Jan. 2012
It's a wonder the man's alive, given the life he's lived. But thank God he is, as this book is a quite brilliant recollection of the music industry in the Seventies and Eighties - which he was pretty lucky to see given the childhood he had, being born to a teenage mother and growing up amongst addicts. Rodgers writes in an easy, engaging way, and whilst his story is in no way salacious or sleazy, it's a pretty devastating portrait of the Studio 54-style excesses of his disco days.

Rodgers is a remarkable man, who we should cherish for bringing us so many musical good times, and for the work he's quietly currently doing to support fellow cancer sufferers. Legend!


What Am I Still Doing Here?: My Years as Me
What Am I Still Doing Here?: My Years as Me
by Roger Lewis
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £20.00

7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Only for clever people who enjoy laughing, 22 Dec. 2011
Are you bright, informed and quite angry at the State Of Things? Do you enjoy laughing until you weep? Then Lewis' latest is right up your street. He is absolutely my favourite social commenter, but in this book, there are plenty of glimses of his work as a critic and serious writer as well. But being me, it's the bits where Professor Lewis is getting aerated over something (the incident at the craft fair still has me laughing out loud) or observing how it would be to live in a housing development called Hernia Forum. Terrific.


Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
by Andrew Mueller
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The travelling companion you always wanted, 17 Jun. 2010
I loved this book - Mueller is just the sort of wisecracking, smart (and occasionally smart-arsed) chap you'd want to share an adventure with. And the book is full of laughs, but you'll also learn a lot too, ranging from what it's like to have The Cure's Robert Smith try to climb up you when he's drunk, but a little bit of politics, too.


Where's Stig? (Top Gear)
Where's Stig? (Top Gear)
by Roderick Hunt
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £8.99

14 of 34 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish, 11 Oct. 2009
A stupid, overpriced Top Gear cash-in, almost as useless as Richard Hammond's book about caravans.


Seasonal Suicide Notes: My Life as it is Lived
Seasonal Suicide Notes: My Life as it is Lived
by Roger Lewis
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £12.99

15 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If the reviews make you laugh...., 9 Oct. 2009
then the book itself will probably set you off into a convulsion. Lewis is the voice of the everyman, if only the everyman was disgustingly bright, frighteningly insightful, and with an eye for the brilliant awfulness of most of life. I LOVE IT.


Rainbow Unzipped: The Autobiography
Rainbow Unzipped: The Autobiography
by Tim Randall
Edition: Hardcover

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Paint the whole world...., 30 Sept. 2009
Loved the show as a kid, and loved the book. It's one of those funny books that is actually genuinely funny and a proper read, too.


TV Cream Toys: Presents You Pestered Your Parents for
TV Cream Toys: Presents You Pestered Your Parents for
by Steve Berry
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £12.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Present problems solved, 24 Jan. 2008
Trouble buying for the men over 30 in your life? Not any more! This is a brilliant present for anyone who was ever a kid in the Seventies and Eighties; comprehensive and brilliantly-written.


Dandy in the Underworld
Dandy in the Underworld
by Sebastian Horsley
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Filthy Gorgeous, 28 Dec. 2007
Like Russell Brand, Sebastian Horsley is an ex-junkie sex fiend. But even though he's not a professional comic, Horsley's tale is funnier, despite being several million degrees darker and more dangerous, and consequently, a far better read than Brand's comparitively perky booky-wook. Horsley writes like a dream - no, make that a nightmare - and spares nothing in the details of his hellish life, showing a degree of self-knowledge that you don't read in many autobiographies, and an extraordinary life of extreme privilege and extreme unhappiness, too. He's lived it so you don't have to, and after you've read his book, you'll love Horsley as much as he does.


Under The Covers
Under The Covers
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £12.40

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cracking little intro to class Sixties pop, 17 May 2006
This review is from: Under The Covers (Audio CD)
This is not an album that will shatter the world, but it's a flippin' good listen. Sweet and Hoffs' harmonies add something honeyed and poignant to some well known - and some reasonably obscure, especially to British ears - tunes. Highlights for me were Hoffs' version of Different Drum, sufficiently different from Linda Ronstadt's to please, the two Neil Young covers, and Who Knows Where The Time Goes?, a delicious version of the Britfolk classic. I've been a fan of Matthew Sweet for ages time, and maybe this will get him the attention he deserves from the mainstream after an absence of...ooh...far too long.


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