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LED Low Energy Flood Light With PIR Sensor, BLACK Diecast Aluminium Body, IP54 Rated
LED Low Energy Flood Light With PIR Sensor, BLACK Diecast Aluminium Body, IP54 Rated
Offered by YHHao
Price: £11.99

2.0 out of 5 stars 5 Star looks hide 2 Star quality - sadly so., 24 Aug 2013
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The Eagle light and those identical in design and finish - all made in the PRC - look really the bee's knees, as my Mum used to say. BUT, they are not water resistant, or waterproof. They may be "splashproof" (!?) a claim I saw for another security LED fitting but the fact that they let in water means that they fail. They not cheap, LED is the future for such lights and it isn't rocket science to make such a light waterproof, so why isn't it so? The design - look at it - is still that of the old halogen security light that used to be about £10 and have to be replaced when it rusted off the wall after about 18 months! Just redesign this LED light and movement sensor all in one sealed piece and halve the price and the orders will really roll in. Such design would make it more secure, too.


Superled Low Energy Saving Security 10W LED Cool White Flood Light PIR Sensor Movement Detector Floodlight
Superled Low Energy Saving Security 10W LED Cool White Flood Light PIR Sensor Movement Detector Floodlight
Offered by Bestsourcinguk
Price: £13.99

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars it's unlike any PIR controlled security light!, 24 Aug 2013
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Electric cable entry into the top of the unit? PIR controls on the top of the unit? Look at the picture and you can see that this is an unusual unit. It cannot be used other than indoors because it would let in rain and moisture if outdoors. It's cheap - half the price of water resistant LED security lights. Nothing can be altered to make it satisfactory for safe outdoor use. This unit is not waterproof: "wareproof" (sic) is what the seller claimed to me. Not possible, I have dismantled it and the seals are not sufficient to resist water ingress. Not recommended.


Delius Box: 150th Anniversary
Delius Box: 150th Anniversary
Price: £18.77

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What's not to love?, 17 Aug 2013
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Others have written reviews - read them. For collectors of classical works this is a must. It's well put together and will give you hours and hours of enormous enjoyment. Buy it while you can - it will never be done again certainly not at this reasonable price of £36.01.


40mm Heavy Duty Roller Blind Repair Kit
40mm Heavy Duty Roller Blind Repair Kit
Offered by EURO HOME INTERIORS
Price: £9.60

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good kit but wrong size - my fault, 17 Aug 2013
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Wrong size - should have measured it. But it's well made. Never buy anything until you are sure of the size.


The Poems Of Lauris Edmond
The Poems Of Lauris Edmond
by LAURIS EDMOND (AUTHOR)|LAURIS EDMOND (VOICE)|FRANCES EDMOND (VOICE)|DOROTHY BUCHANAN (PERFORMER)
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £29.94

5.0 out of 5 stars Unique. Buy it when available, 17 Aug 2013
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You may have to go directly to Auckland uni to try to get them to press more of these CDs. Well worthwhile, though. Lauris and her daughter Frances read the poems, which includes Wellington Letter - to her daughter Laura who commited suicide some time earlier.
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Nine - The Musical [DVD]
Nine - The Musical [DVD]
Dvd ~ Daniel Day Lewis
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: £3.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Well, Fellini's 8 and a half was the original and has not been improved on, 17 Aug 2013
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This review is from: Nine - The Musical [DVD] (DVD)
Daniel Day Lewis is a brilliant actor and a fairly convincing Italian self-absorbed male (Guido), but Marcello Maistroiani he ain't. And although this is a fun film and I enjoyed it thoroughly it lacked the sharpness of Fellini's 81/2 of which this is a sort of remake. Great song and dance but not convinced the director (Guido) is as "lost" as he should be!


Wellington letter: A sequence of poems
Wellington letter: A sequence of poems
by Lauris Edmond
Edition: Unknown Binding

5.0 out of 5 stars Buy it when available, 17 Aug 2013
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Highly recommended to all ex-patriate Kiwis. They'll make you smile and drop a few tears, too. And OH! the ache of homesickness that comes flooding back after 53 years on this side of the world is truly painful.


Acctim 13977 Superbell Alarm Clock, Titanium
Acctim 13977 Superbell Alarm Clock, Titanium
Price: £11.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bought for "'er indoors" who banished it to guest room!, 17 Aug 2013
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You never can get it quite right, can you; this excellent clock was bought by me for my dear wife who sleeps through her two existing digital alarm clocks. It's the third one I have bought for her recently. She sneered at the first two as "weedy" and "ugly." She wanted, she briefed me, a good noisy alarm. Right, I thought and went to Amazon again for another search and found it! This clock has that noisy alarm in spades AND clubs, too, I imagine. It has the most raucous bell imaginable and makes such a noise that corpses could be raised, I shouldn't wonder. However, she-who-must-be-obeyed asked for a demonstration of alarm noise and then declined to have it on the full power alarm, so it was set to "low". Do you know, that clock "walks" when the alarm goes off on full power! It actually shuffles along the table. Impressive stuff. Well made, too. I like it - glows in the dark, easy to find "snooze" button on top of clock, and big easy to read dial with light (it's the snooze button) if luminosity not too clear. Easy to set, solid construction - big! A man's clock! A really butch clock like the old Westclox alarm clocks - you'll not remember those, I imagine - big wind up job with big tick-tock. Oh dear, I'm off the point. Well, that was the problem: first night of wifey with new clock on her bedside table. Lights out. I can hear the ticking of the new clock, which I find soothing. I smile to myself. That was a mistake. Wife's bedside light snapped on and enraged female in night attire stands beside my bed and says:" It has to go and now, remove it, please.". Which is how the super new alarm clock was taken to the guest room. But it did not languish there long. I have liberated it to my study where it has pride of place on the bookcase and I just love it. I smile at it lots! (And no, dear I'm not nuts! I just like a good clock) So will you, but perhaps on the other side of your bedroom! It's a really great clock and CHEAP at only£13.45 delivered! Go on, buy one - it's really unique! But it does have, for some, a ferocious tick-tock. Real money's worth bit of kit!
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Aquaphor Healing Ointment 415 ml
Aquaphor Healing Ointment 415 ml
Offered by united care
Price: £14.95

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars expensively disappointing., 8 April 2013
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This was recommended to me (blind) by a very kind and helpful physician friend in the USA for a skin rash/itch caused by reaction to a newly prescribed medication. I described the rash to him by email - he did not see it. In fact, this expensive "ointment" is pure vaseline (Petrolatum) which, being water repellent and pure grease, is not absorbed into the skin but only coats it and makes one's clothing stick to one. Worse, as I have found in the past, my skin reacts badly to such smothering. So I have not used it. It's fine for many things eg for coating babies' bottoms to soothe/prevent nappy rash etc, but not for me. It may be manufactured in the USA but it was mailed to me in UK from Switzerland. Just by the by, I compared it with pot of recently bought Boots vaseline - it is identical in colour, texture and "feel".
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Outsider II: Always Almost: Never Quite
Outsider II: Always Almost: Never Quite
by Brian Sewell
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.50

17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Refreshing honesty and truth, 1 Jan 2013
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The second volume of Brian Sewell's autobiography is even better than the first. He is an honest and truthful scholar and a perceptive observer of our society. His intellectual ability and knowledge are not clouded by arrogance, snobbishness or preconception. He has also the increasingly rare human qualities of perception, compassion and kindness; there are occasional glimpses of a becoming humility, too. His refusal over his lifetime to join or pander to the grubby, braying sheep and polecats of the Art Establishment and praise the inferior and third-rate make him a hero to me. History will vindicate and applaud his clear and truthful critical opinions and observations.


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