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Quartet
Quartet
Dvd
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3.0 out of 5 stars OK but not very funny, 9 Jun 2014
This review is from: Quartet (DVD)
Not great compared to the Marigold Hotel film which was much more interesting and funnier. Dont expect much from this one.


Panasonic RP-HJE 120 E1-K black
Panasonic RP-HJE 120 E1-K black
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Price: 13.58

2.0 out of 5 stars Quite tinny sound, 9 April 2014
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I was expecting excellent sound quality and good bass given the 4 or 5 star ratings given by others, but I was disappointed to find the sound quite tinny with little bass compared to my Sony earphones. I would NOT recommend. A waste of 10.


Paul: Fresh Perspectives
Paul: Fresh Perspectives
by Tom Wright
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.39

2.0 out of 5 stars Hard Going, 31 Mar 2014
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Ive enjoyed Wright's other books but I found this one a struggle to read. I suppose I should have realised it is directed more at theological students rather than the layman as it was originally written for a series of lectures at Cambridge University.


Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God
by Mark Dever
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.99

2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars DOESNT ANSWER PERTINENT QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CONDEMNED, 13 Dec 2013
Whilst there is certainly scriptural evidence to support the idea of 'election', I have always found the Calvin view, as espoused by JI Packer and others, to be insufficient. Its all very well to say to Christians isnt it great that God 'chose' you to be saved, but what about the billions (the majority of humans) who are not. Election states that all those who are saved were chosen to be saved before they were born, whilst God chooses not to save the rest who are condemned to hell, even though he could save them if he wanted to, which he doesnt. But logically that means that it really is God who purposefully chooses to separate himself from the majority of humans for all eternity because they cannot genuinely freely choose him because he hasnt chosen them. I find it impossible to reconcile that idea with a loving, all-powerful God. So whilst calvinists try to say that free will exists, in reality it doesnt when it comes to salvation. They also argue that this somehow gives all the glory to God but for me it does the precise opposite - it lessens his glory.


Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning
Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning
by Wayne Grudem
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.73

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars OK BUT NOT GREAT, 9 Dec 2013
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To be honest I found this book rather boring, even though it is relatively short. Some writers are better than others, but overall I would not recommend it.


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2.0 out of 5 stars Wrangler stretch jeans - Good jeans but expensive, 20 Oct 2013
I checked these jeans out on amazon thinking they would be slightly cheaper than elseware, but actually found them more expensive! eg wrangler stretch jeans here cost 60 incl delivery but on another website the same pair of jeans are 40 incl delivery. No doubt it depends on size/style but Id advise to look elsewhere.


32GB Cambridge Sciences StarPAD 4, 9.7 inch Quad Core Tablet. With Android 4.4 and Bluetooth. LIMITED TIME OFFER
32GB Cambridge Sciences StarPAD 4, 9.7 inch Quad Core Tablet. With Android 4.4 and Bluetooth. LIMITED TIME OFFER

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars SO FAR SO GOOD, 26 Sep 2012
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My 1st tablet pc and it seems fine (had it about a week). Getting used to android system. Seems to be working fine, though I havent tried the connected keyboard yet. Alot cheaper than an Ipad but I assume it does most of what that does. Takes about 3 hours to fully charge the battery, which then lasts for a good 5 or 6 hours constant use. You can also use it plugged in. If I have any issues in the future Ill update this review.

UPDATE - having had this tablet for about a year, it is basically ok but have found it quite slow on using the web - im forever getting a message re 'website not connecting - do you want to wait?' So Ive reduced my rating down to 3 stars. Good enough for a basic tablet.


Captains [DVD] [2011] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Captains [DVD] [2011] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ William Shatner
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: 6.18

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Better than expected, 25 July 2012
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If youre a trekkie youll enjoy this look at the different captains in ST. The actors talking about the workload, what they wanted from the role etc - all very honest. Shatner is his usual humourous self but showed his serious side in discussing such topics as death(!) which he knows may be just around the corner. The only interview I found tedious was with Avery Brooks who played Sisko in DS9. He appears to have some sort of mental health issue (im not saying this in any jokey way) and tended to ramble or just play his piano. His interview just lasted a bit too long for me.

So all in all Id recommend this documentary to any ST fan.


The Science Before Science: A Guide to Thinking in the 21st Century
The Science Before Science: A Guide to Thinking in the 21st Century
by Anthony Rizzi
Edition: Paperback
Price: 14.08

0 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars rather disappointing, 27 May 2012
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Found this book quite difficult to read, not always clear. Seems to accept evolution as fact rather than theory but does cast doubts on quantun theory due to its mathematical basis - fair point.
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Oct 26, 2012 5:33 PM BST


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (DVD + Digital Copy)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (DVD + Digital Copy)
Dvd ~ Judi Dench
Offered by Quality Media Supplies Ltd.
Price: 11.99

3 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars OK but could have had more humour, 30 April 2012
Saw this in the cinema at the w/end. It was interesting enough but given the cast (Maggie Smith etc) I thought it would have been funnier but alas no. I think I only laughed about twice in the whole film. Vaguely interesting characters but thats about it.

Having watched this film again on DVD Ive changed my mind slightly - enjoyed it more 2nd time around, in the comfort of my own home. Have increased star rating to 4.
Comment Comments (6) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Jun 27, 2012 12:22 PM BST


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