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Model magic?

Advantages: a good book for beginners
Disadvantages: no pictures of models on cakes, no shading or glaze and sizing guide at back

Having recently started a cake decorating class I am keen to read and learn all that I can and one of the first books I purchased was Cake Characters by Ann Pickard. This book is aimed at those new to modelling with sugarpaste and covers a good selectio ...

haybel19 07.02.2014 · Read full review
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Guide To Medicines & Drugs

Advantages: Get to Know your pills
Disadvantages: None

Have you ever wondered what is in the tablets that the doctor prescribes and what they actually do. If you did, then buy yourself the Guide to Medicines & Drugs, it lists the proper name of the drug and gives you a complete run down on what's in them ...

Patricia 24.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Concise Guide to Medicines and Drugs - BMA

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The World's Longest Magazine Article!

Advantages: Clearly explained, good exercises, great introduction to improving your life
Disadvantages: Very generic, magazine-like and too expensive

The main problem with Change is that it doesn’t live up to its promise. On the front, it says “how to kick-start the future and refresh the spirit” and actually starts quite promisingly, but falls flat after the first few chapters and begins dishing out g ...

DoubleFantasy11 13.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Change - Alison Haynes

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My fingers are turning green already!

Advantages: Wonderful pictures, handy information, lovely projects
Disadvantages: Doesn't show pictures of growing crops indoors

I recently moved flats into the top floor of a high-rise block. Still no house with a garden.. but we do now how our own rather sizeable roof terrace. I decided that I really want to plant a small garden up there and grow some vegetables, and I found this ...

ivytoad 14.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Crops in Pots: 50 Great Container Projects Using Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs - Bob Purnell

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Crops in pots

Advantages: Colourful and inspiring
Disadvantages: Garish bright yellow cover

...Bob Purcell and Hamlyn have produced a beautiful book in 'Crops in Pots'. With the recent upturn in people wanting to grow their own healthy fruit and vegetables, the book is aimed at people who don't have a lot of space, and shows just how many crops you ...

ciaofluffymuppet 05.12.2007 · Read full review
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