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Yellow brick read

Advantages: Excellent writing (and writers), the best cricket opinion anywhere, excellent to browse through
Disadvantages: Some print is very small; inevitably not *everything* can be covered any more

Opening wides As the 2010 edition of the "cricketer's Bible" has long since been published, it may seem rather strange timing for me to be reviewing last year's version - quite apart from the fact that cricket is now in the headlines for all the wr ...

davidbuttery 03.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2009 - John Wisden & Co

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WANTED - GYMNAST. Only broken bodies may apply.

Advantages: Interesting, a good read.
Disadvantages: Too biased, paints an unfair picture.

Joan Ryan is the Cruella De Vil of gymnastics. She takes the stories of girls’ lives, twists them to her own slant, and then flaunts them in public to line her own pockets. She is to sport what Osama Bin Laden is to world peace. Or so I thought. Gym ...

KarenUK 28.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Little Girls In Pretty Boxes - Joan Ryan

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No Pain No Gain

Advantages: Interesting approach, mostly true
Disadvantages: Paints a slightly warped immage of the sports involved.

At age 4 I started gymnastics training that would last over a decade, to be given up only when I, ahem, grew too fat and school work became of paramount importance. Before we were old enough to compete, and thus qualify for the quality club t-shirts, we s ...

zoe_page 04.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Little Girls In Pretty Boxes - Joan Ryan

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Marvellous Stuff, Old Bean...

Advantages: Comprehensive Guide to Cricket Throughout the Year
Disadvantages: Statistic Heavy for Those Who Don't Like Cricket

Introduction = Ah cricket, lazy summer days, the sound of leather on willow. Public school boys in whites shouting "After the game, skinny dipping in the lake, what a wizard idea" and for once that rarest of beasts an English victory over the ...

hero164 03.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2006 Special Edition - Matthew Engel

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Wannabe bruce Lee?

Advantages: Good technical book on nunchaku techniques
Disadvantages: Video tutorials are probably easier to follow

MartialArtBookReviews.com A Review of Nunchaku Karate Weapon of Self Defence by Fumio Demura Published by Ohara Publications ISBN 0-89750-006-7 I am a 1st Dan Black Belt in Kick boxing and am a fully qualified instructor and both train and assist the Bri ...

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Review of Nunchaku: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense - Fumio Demura

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