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The Railways of Preston
The Railways of Preston
by Andrew Fowler
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars One slight disappointment is that in my copy at least the photographic ..., 11 Jan. 2015
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Outstanding book with a fascinating selection photographs which have served to show my childhood recollections were often correct. One slight disappointment is that in my copy at least the photographic reproduction was not as good as it might have been with traces of over inking and a colour cast. That apart it is a top class book and the rarity of some of the photos make it good value


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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 22 Dec. 2014
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Does what it says on the tin


Bitdefender Total Security 2015 - 1 year - 1 user - POSA Card (PC)
Bitdefender Total Security 2015 - 1 year - 1 user - POSA Card (PC)
Offered by Aqua Reefer
Price: £19.39

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars What box?? for this money I expect at ..., 22 Dec. 2014
What box?? for this money I expect at least a box, cd and the registration card not just a card chucked in an envelope
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Trixie Dog Activity Snack Ball, 11 cm - colours vary
Trixie Dog Activity Snack Ball, 11 cm - colours vary
Price: £10.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My Dog loves it, 27 Sept. 2013
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What can you say - it does what it says on the tin :) My dog loves it, and so do next door's dogs. They've spent all afternoon play-fighting over it and all have tried to get hold of it. And that's 2 GSD's and a Golden Retriever who are boisterous in the extreme. The ball? Not a mark on it.....


Kong Stuff-a-Ball, Medium
Kong Stuff-a-Ball, Medium
Price: £7.49

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for a pup :), 26 Sept. 2013
This review is from: Kong Stuff-a-Ball, Medium (Misc.)
I bought one of these for my Golden Retriever puppy who had a very traumatic teething and was chewing everything in sight and wrecking the garden. Out of all her various chew toys, this was her favourite - especially if liberally smeared with peanut butter or cheese. It would keep her quiet for a long time and is still in one piece although since she's got more mature she'd rather play with a ball or chew a bone.


Hergest Ridge
Hergest Ridge
Price: £3.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Oh dear...., 20 Feb. 2013
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Hergest Ridge was one of my all-time favourites in its original release on vinyl. Bot, oh dear, this re-mastered version is not good. It's lost all the subtlety of the original and, in places, actually just sounds a downright mess. Very disappointed indeed.


Respighi: Roman Trilogy. Gli Uccelli. Trittico Botticelliano. La Sensitiva
Respighi: Roman Trilogy. Gli Uccelli. Trittico Botticelliano. La Sensitiva
Price: £6.53

2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A Massive Disappointment, 9 Jan. 2013
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At first sight, an excellent collection on 2CDs of Respighi's most notable works at a reasonable price. But that's where the good news ends sadly.
Most people will probably be wanting to purchase this CD for Respighi's magnificent symphonic poems which I know extremely well and have done for over 30 years - and, that is where the disappointment comes. They are awful.

Muttini's interpretation is lethargic and totally lacking in any sense of harmony. Far too staccato with little of the flowing nature of the music the Pines. in particular, suffers from being heavy and ponderous with all sense of the magnificent climatic glory of Respighi's work being lost. And worse is to come - the brass section seems to have tuned their instruments on a different planet and produce such a discordant noise as to make one look at the speakers in surprise and horror at the mess coming out of them.
The other pieces are good - but the Pines is so bad that it is a surprise it ever got out of the studio door and was presumably edited by someone who had never heard a decent performance of the work. For this reason alone I can't give this CD more than 2 stars and suggest you look elsewhere.


Autoglym Super Resin Polish - 1L - Discontinued Model
Autoglym Super Resin Polish - 1L - Discontinued Model
Offered by MP 1st Class Supplies
Price: £14.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent in the right circumstances, 19 Sept. 2012
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A liquid resin polish which is easily applied and even more easily removed to give a glossy shine with a slightly "plasticky" look to it and medium-size droplet formation when wet. Leathers down very easily with droplets coming off quickly. Make sure your car is bone-dry when appying as even a tiny drop of water will cause the polish to pick-up and skid very easily.

At its best on good, clean paintwork. If you are looking for it to remove a light layer of traffic-film or bird lime then this is not for you and you will be disappointed. If you want a really deep shine with a glass-like finish then use Autoglym Ultra Deep Shine or Mer.


Simoniz SIM0010A 150g Simoniz Original Carnauba Wax
Simoniz SIM0010A 150g Simoniz Original Carnauba Wax
Price: £7.51

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Traditional - but the best, 14 Sept. 2012
Simoniz Original literally does do what it says on the tin. I've used this for over 50 years, ever since I was a kid and first being taught to polish my dad's car - black in those days. Don't fool yourself, it is harder work than modern waxes and polishes but I've tried nothing that comes close to Simoniz Original.
And it's not just your car it's good on ! I've used it on my guitars too for nearly 40 years giving the wood a rich glow and hard-wearing protection from fingerprints.
And then there's the smell - nothing like it. When you want a really special finish then there is nothing better than this and a tin lasts ages too


Petstages Puppy Toy Soft Toss Ring
Petstages Puppy Toy Soft Toss Ring

5.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly Good, 4 Aug. 2012
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On first sight this ring looks a little flimsy and vulnerable but don't be fooled by that. Mine has stood up to my very chewy golden retriever puppy and she enjoys playing with it a lot, especially when she was very young. Well worth the money.


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