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Magnetic Heat Belt - Self Heating Lumbar Support Back Brace - Double Pull Straps for Compression - Tourmaline + Magnets Fabric - For Posture + Waist or Lower Back Pain Relief -NEOtech Care ( TM ) Brand - Black or Beige Colour - Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL & XXXL
Magnetic Heat Belt - Self Heating Lumbar Support Back Brace - Double Pull Straps for Compression - Tourmaline + Magnets Fabric - For Posture + Waist or Lower Back Pain Relief -NEOtech Care ( TM ) Brand - Black or Beige Colour - Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL & XXXL
Offered by NEOtech Care (EU)
Price: £24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good for pelvic pain, 13 April 2015
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I have two of these belts now and are very happy with them. I suffer from chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) which is ameliorated by heat and pressure to my hip flexor muscles. This means turning the belt 90 degrees so the magnets are on my hips. This is perhaps not as comfortable as wearing it 'the usual way' as the Velcro sometimes chafes my ribs, but still hugely beneficial and has enabled me to sit much longer, including a six hour road trip to Scotland, which would previously have resulted in a lot of pain. In addition to the heat generated, the strap also offers some support to core muscles.


Ultracamp Platinum Day Tent, Large Garden Gazebo, Beach Shelter, Utility Storage
Ultracamp Platinum Day Tent, Large Garden Gazebo, Beach Shelter, Utility Storage

3.0 out of 5 stars easy to put up, 8 Mar. 2015
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We have had one of these for about five years now, for use it as a general living area/kitchen on family holidays, and as a socialising and beer drinking tent for festivals. Pros: cheap, easy to put up, no floor to worry about, opens right up to enjoy the views, means you can get by with a smaller sleeping tent. Cons: draughty, pegs and guys cheap and nasty, takes a battering in winds over 10mph, midges gather at the skylight at the top. I would recommend an extra set of guy ropes to secure this in strong winds, or simply open all the sides and lay all your furniture on the ground. Also, buy a better set of guys and pegs from a camping shop, the ones supplied are weak.


HOO HA! Maths game Times Tables 7,8 and 9 (age 10-11)KS3
HOO HA! Maths game Times Tables 7,8 and 9 (age 10-11)KS3
Offered by Grasshopper Toys
Price: £13.05

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing and overpriced, 21 Jan. 2015
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I bought these for our nine year old daughter because I had read they were effective at getting kids to learn their times tables. Sadly the game is just common and garden pelmanism, which is fine for 5-6 year olds, but kids at Y4 may find boring. Each card has the sum and answer on them; even if one of the pair was the sum, and the other was the answer, it would have been a lot more interesting, and hold her attention longer.

The cards are also quite difficult to pick up, so you have to slide them off the table and they rarely go back in their original places, which is rather defeating the point of pelmanism. Play Hoo Ha on a carpet if possible.

Considering the quality of the cards, and lack of game development, the price is too steep. You would be better off buying 100 blank playing cards and a sharpie and making your own game.

I also bought the 3,4 and 6 set, which contained the wrong cards, sent back for replacement, but yet to hear anything after 12 days which is a bit disappointing.


University Games Don't Rock The Boat
University Games Don't Rock The Boat
Offered by a1 Toys
Price: £9.50

1.0 out of 5 stars Kids bored in 2 minutes, 21 Jan. 2015
First penguin in crow's nest, second one with his back to the mast to fore, third one back to mast aft, fourth one guaranteed to tip it. Watch the official video on YouTube and she is placing them everywhere! Kids bored in 2 minutes. Waste of money, even at the modest price.


Hi-Tec Condor, Men's Hiking Boots
Hi-Tec Condor, Men's Hiking Boots
Price: £29.95 - £80.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great summer hiking boot, 6 July 2014
I have all sorts of trouble getting boots to fit: they generally slop at the back, I suppose I have narrow ankles! So when I tried these on in Gelert in Porthmadog last April, and they fit like a glove, I wasted no time buying two pairs.

I have a pair of heavy duty Scapa boots for autumn/winter conditions, but I wanted a lighter boot for long walks in drier summer conditions and the Condor really fits the bill.I have had mine a year and walked hundreds of miles in them, and put my feet in a few bogs, and had no problems with the fabric or water proofing whatsoever.

It's a shame Hitec do not sell the blue and yellow version of this boot on Amazon. it's a lot more striking than the grey and brown variants.


100 Walks in County Durham
100 Walks in County Durham
by Simon Holloway
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great walks, maps could be better, 5 May 2014
Great range of walks, but the maps could do with a bit more detail, simple outline maps can be tricky to follow at times. Another suggestion would be more shorter walks, as there seem to be a lot over 8 miles - let's face it anyone who is that serious about hiking will be off up the langdales, and this sort of book will appeal to families and those looking for a Sunday afternoon wander. The walks are great though, and with 100 to choose from you won't run out of ideas.


Manfrotto 410PL Accessory Plate for 410
Manfrotto 410PL Accessory Plate for 410
Offered by astroshop
Price: £22.32

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't have enough of these, 11 Mar. 2014
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I have the 410 junior geared head and 488RC4 ball head and you can't have enough of these plates. I now have them on every camera, tele-lens and my Astrotrac stellar tracking platform. Not having anywhere to put the spare spigot is a bit of a nuisance however, I must have lost quite a few.


Waves: The Sounds of Britain's Shores (British Library Sound Archive)
Waves: The Sounds of Britain's Shores (British Library Sound Archive)
by National Sound Archive
Edition: Audio CD

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super relaxation CD, 11 Mar. 2014
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Bought this as 'background' sound for relaxation exercises and sleep. The sounds are natural and soothing and unlike some natural sound CD's it is not interspersed with keyboards, gongs or other ephemeral sounds that can interrupt relaxation.


Samsung Google Nexus 10 Wifi (BLACK 32GB WIFI)
Samsung Google Nexus 10 Wifi (BLACK 32GB WIFI)
Offered by Camera5
Price: £389.99

9 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Charged full price for USA grey import, 26 Jan. 2014
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Constantly hung, temperamental power button and wouldn't connect to BT internet hotspots. Screen shattered from a fairly minor drop. When I checked the documentation for a Samsung service number to get the screen fixed, I found the Warranty was for the USA. Avoid supplier 'photo deals' on Amazon.
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Johnny Morris Reads More Bedtime Stories (Vintage Beeb)
Johnny Morris Reads More Bedtime Stories (Vintage Beeb)
by Johnny Morris
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £9.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 22 May 2013
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Our two daughters (7 and 3) simply love Johnny Morris. He creates a rich world of interconnected stories centred around the zoo. The characterisation and humour are brilliant and will appeal to adults as well as kids. I seem to recall finding Johnny Morris pretty dull as a child growing up in the 1970's, it has taken me till now to 'get' him.


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