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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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The Ultimate Cook Book For Blokes

Advantages: It Easy To Use And Understand
Disadvantages: none

...I have always been keen to learn how to be able to cook and when I got this book as Christmas present off my parents I thought that they were taking the Mickey out of my cooking skills. My inability to produce anything that was edible and that didn’t look ...

martint1983 21.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Cooking for Blokes - Marian Walls, Duncan Anderson

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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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Review of Cake Characters - Ann Pickard

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Was God an Astronaut?

Advantages: A good read if you are into the mysteries of the unknown
Disadvantages: a couple of dates missing

First of all I want to start with the reason of why I read this book. Back in 1999 my Husband Darren landed a job that gave him a large payrise. After we had paid of our debts we found we had enough money left to take out first holiday abroad. Since we ...

paulpry118 14.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Chariots of the Gods? - Erich Von Daniken

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