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A little book Discovering Corn dollies

Advantages: size patterns
Disadvantages: none

Recently I harvested some long straw wheat, (I have a friendly source for this) Long straw wheat is the type used for thatching. I learnt to make corn dollies many years ago. One of the books which I bought back then to help me get patterns instructions ...

mumsymary 05.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Discovering Corn Dollies - M. Lambeth

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The end of an era

Advantages: Best movie guide on the go
Disadvantages: Outdated

I’m still the only person I know to hate the film American Beauty and think an E-Type Jag is an ugly old lump. I need a second, third and fourth opinion before I buy or rent or a movie or, indeed, a classic performance sports car. For movies every Chris ...

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Review of Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide - Leonard Maltin

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Nice patterns to knit and crochet

Advantages: Great patterns, nicely described, easy to follow
Disadvantages: No hook size suggestions

100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet I received this book as a Christmas present from my mummy few years ago. It is available form Amazon in various conditions and prices, but the average for new in paperback is around £ 7. About the book: T ...

mousy86 19.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet - Lesley Stanfield

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How the record business grows, shrinks, and then grows again

Advantages: Fascinating account of the music business from a different angle
Disadvantages: None

...It’s not difficult to find a history of popular or recorded music, written around the musical names who made it happen. Cowboys and Indies takes a different approach. While there is plenty in these pages about several of the most important stars, there is ...

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Review of Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry - Gareth Murphy

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Never Turn Your Back on the Sawdust Ring

Advantages: Strong journalism, engaging, entertaining, informative and attractively presented
Disadvantages: A few minor factual errors

Circus Mania” is a much needed dispassionately written book on the British circus scene. In order for this institution to survive, thrive and regain mainstream respectability in the media it needs journalistic appraisal, insight and critique. The author, ...

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Review of Circus Mania - Douglas McPherson

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