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Dark Fields
Dark Fields

5.0 out of 5 stars What a discovery..........., 23 May 2016
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I love this album. As an old folkie of many years standing I am mortified to admit that I have only just discovered the excellent Show of Hands.
This album was recorded many years ago, it is none the worse for that.
I am working my way through the band's back catalogue via Amazon Prime Music, and there is much fine music to experience.
It is similar to finding a treasure chest buried on an island, each delving bringing forth another treasure.
I particularly liked this album with its rather low key version of "Cousin Jack," the band's tribute to the Cornish diaspora, and the lovely version of Bob Dylan's "Farewell Angelina."
Although streaming music is lovely, I wanted some of this music on CD to play in the car.
Being more of a traditionalist where folk music is concerned I can truly say Show of Hands have been a revelation.
They are truly fine sucessors to the late great Cyril Tawney and Tony Rose, their fellow Devonians.
Steve Knightley is a very fine and highly intelligent song writer.
I am just kicking myself for not having listened to them before.


The Path: An Instrumental Journey Around the West Country
The Path: An Instrumental Journey Around the West Country
Price: £9.48

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful instrumental music, 31 Mar. 2016
A lovely cd. A perfect evocation of the coast of the West Country. Superb.


Anker Stereo Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker (A3143), 20W Output from Two 10W Drivers, Dual Passive Radiators / Subwoofers for Bass, 8-hour Playtime, Portable Bluetooth Speaker for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Nexus, HTC and More
Anker Stereo Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker (A3143), 20W Output from Two 10W Drivers, Dual Passive Radiators / Subwoofers for Bass, 8-hour Playtime, Portable Bluetooth Speaker for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Nexus, HTC and More
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Price: £59.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Speaker, 23 Feb. 2016
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This speaker is totally amazing!
The quality and power of the sound it produces is quite extraordinary
It is small and compact in size, it would easily fit into a handbag, it also looks good and appears very well made.
The Bluetooth connection is very simple and easy to use.
I would recommend it to anyone.


Peter Bellamy Sings The Barrack Room Ballads Of Rudyard Kipling
Peter Bellamy Sings The Barrack Room Ballads Of Rudyard Kipling
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Work of Genius, 2 Aug. 2015
This CD is nothing less than a work of genius, although some might find it a very hard thing to listen to.
I first discovered the original vinyl version many years ago, and I have loved it and revered it ever since. I was lucky enough to see Peter Bellamy live on many occasions and he was never less than superb.
That this wonderful album is now available on Amazon Prime, and as a download or CD is nothing less than a miracle.
It was much loved by many, hated by some, and as rare a piece to find a decent version of as can be.
Much praise must be given to Paul Adams, and to Fellside records for producing this masterpiece.
The double album contains not just the original songs, but also a second CD of songs that Peter was working on for the theatrical piece Soldiers Three, shortly before his death.

The words of Rudyard Kipling are marvellous, although some of his poems come over as shocking to modern ears because of what we ascribe to be racism. They must however be understood in the context of the times in which they were written.
Kipling is often thought of as "right wing" and a man to promote the British Empire, but a careful listen to many of these poems / songs,
which are written from the point of view of the ordinary British soldier, does much to dispel that view, describing the circumstances of battles with a down to earth irony which is hard to match.

Peter's work and musical contribution here is exemplary.The voice he adopts is perfect, and as close an approximation to how these poems would have been sung, (if they had been) at the time.
This is deep stuff, and not an easy listen for those attuned to modern popular music
I can only suggest, give it a try, listen a few times, give it time to draw you in to another time, another era
It will be worth it.
It is open and honest, it hasn't been made to sound pretty, but it is fantastic stuff and well worth the effort.


Township
Township
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant and challenging game, 21 July 2015
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Love Township. Quite addictive, fairly harmless, and artistically and psychologically challenging.
It isn't even expensive to play.
Excellent.


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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Nanogen, 23 Jun. 2015
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As a woman with very thin and fine hair, I have to say that Nanogen is the best thing since sliced bread, or maybe, up to and including sliced bread!
It is a wonderful and transforming product which instils lost confidence.
Nanogen is easy to use, it is practical and for the most part does not come out onto pillows and soft furnishings.
It has been such a godsend to me that I think it deserves to be better known, especially amongst women, who on the whole don't have as much of a problem with thinning hair as men,
I have no qualms whatsoever in giving Nanogen 5 stars, and I would recommend it to anyone.


Candy Crush Saga
Candy Crush Saga
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and challenging game, 6 Oct. 2014
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Candy Crush is excellent and very addictive. The levels become more and more challenging.
It is possible to spend quite a lot of money, but really not necessary with patience.
Can be frustrating though!


Pair Of Luxury Comfort & Support Goose Feather & Down Filled Pillows by Quality Linen and Towels
Pair Of Luxury Comfort & Support Goose Feather & Down Filled Pillows by Quality Linen and Towels
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Price: £16.55

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Pillows, 8 July 2014
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Lovely, good quality pillows.
Well made with feather resistant cambric covers, so the feathers don't escape,
Plump, and very comfortable, and at an excellent price.


Under The Greenwood Tree
Under The Greenwood Tree
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfection, 8 July 2014
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I was so pleased to be able to buy this digitally re-mastered CD of an old favourite album of mine.
I just love the singing of the late Tony Rose, and Under the Greenwood Tree is a treasure.
Although all the tracks are excellent, his version of "Searching for Lambs," with Peter Shutler playing the bowed psaltery, is probably the most perfect rendition of the most perfect folksong ever recorded.
I absolutely love this and would recommend it to anyone who is able to get hold of a copy.


LTP GLAZE PROTECTOR 1Litre
LTP GLAZE PROTECTOR 1Litre
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Price: £19.37

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely shiny tiles., 8 July 2014
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This is an excellent product.which I bought to seal the tiles in my front porch. It is easy to apply, works perfectly, and looks good. Such a vast improvement on the old floor polishes that had to be periodically removed.
This is permanent, and gives an all round better finish.


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