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Advantages: Ideas to make a difference to our environment
Disadvantages: Many suggested activities are very well-known and basic.

...Background - why I read this book I love nothing more than to select random books from the non-fiction shelves of my local library. This book was one of those finds. I always make a promise to myself that I read at least the first two chapters of suc ...

Listerbelle 15.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Green Year - Jodi Helmer

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I'll give you a tip, don't pick this up!

Advantages: some handy tips
Disadvantages: tips repeated, many tips heard before, not good pictures, not organised into categories

...in the pound shop and thought it might be handy. It is full of the household tips that people send into the magazine Pick Me Up to be featured on their letters page. Although I paid just £1 the cover says that the retail price for the bo ...

ntg13 23.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Pick Me Up Tip Offs - Pick Me Up Magazine

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For dedicated followers of fashion

Advantages: Very informative and readable; wonderful photographs
Disadvantages: The print is rather small.

...Since the beginning of the twentieth century fashion has gone through some remarkable changes, affected in part by two world wars, a recession, a huge increase in consumerism and more recently the influence of the Internet. Valerie Mendes and Amy de la Ha ...

denella 17.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Fashion Since 1900 - Valerie Mendes

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Helpful advice from the one and only Bobbi Brown

Advantages: In depth advice, how to apply makeup for all occasions
Disadvantages: None

...***Why I wanted this book*** I have loved all things makeup and beauty for as long as I can remember, I love to read about makeup and beauty, especially when it is with someone I admire in what they have achieved in the beauty industry. Bobbi Brown ...

prettypolly40 30.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual - Bobbi Brown

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If these names are cool I'm glad to be uncool!

Advantages: An 'entertaining' read, nicely written
Disadvantages: Ridiculous choice of names, more bizarre than cool!

My (surprise) son was born in December last year. Oh, actually having a baby was not the surprise (although it would be lovely to be one of the lucky few who get to the point of giving birth without actually knowing they are pregnant!) but a series of sca ...

chrisandmark_is_here 03.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Cool Names For Babies - Pamela Redmond Satran

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