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Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
Price: 30.00

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works for me, 17 April 2014
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I used my Toshiba flatscreen TV to run this and a Sony Xperia S smartphone - the TV struggles to pick up our extended rural broadband signal, and hasn't worked off wifi at all. This item was ready to roll in 5 minutes and runs iplayer like a dream. The power lead is a bit unsightly and despite appearances this isn't a dongle - but this is successful where other options haven't worked. Recommended.


KS2 Maths SAT Buster - Shape, Measures and Data
KS2 Maths SAT Buster - Shape, Measures and Data
by CGP Books
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.87

5.0 out of 5 stars In Shape, 17 April 2014
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Another highly reliable and trustworthy product from CGP - beware the lack of answers and photocopying licence though. Perhaps best for home study, but a clear, purposeful and engaging guide to a key SATS Maths topic .


Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar for GCSE - Digital Tester and Handbook
Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar for GCSE - Digital Tester and Handbook
by CGP Books
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.89

5.0 out of 5 stars SPG, 17 April 2014
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Clear as crystal, efficient and logical, CD Rom effective and easy to use, engaging and senisble practice of key grammar and spelling rules. Sound performance from a reliable brand.


1 - Life On The Limit [DVD]
1 - Life On The Limit [DVD]
Dvd ~ Paul Crowder
Price: 10.00

4.0 out of 5 stars High Octane, 17 April 2014
This review is from: 1 - Life On The Limit [DVD] (DVD)
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Tailgating the success of the film 'Rush', this is an excellent documentary that captures the speed, glamour and danger of F1 in its 70s heyday. Hair and engines are huge, but most striking is the shocking rate of accidents and fatalities. The glamour of speed and danger came at a cruel price. Perhaps one for the firm F1 fan rather than the general viewer.


Walking Wounded: The Life and Poetry of Vernon Scannell
Walking Wounded: The Life and Poetry of Vernon Scannell
by James Andrew Taylor
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 16.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Troubled soul, 17 April 2014
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This fine literary biography steers a dangerous course around a hazard strewn passage for any biographer. Scannell is a gifted poet in some need of reappraisal, and this book manages to move towards that without whitewashing the complexities of its subject. Some recent sensational reporting has made the books' treatment of Scannnell's wartime desertions and accusations of domestic abuse appear much less subtle than Taylor actually succeeds in making them.. Important text in post-war British poetry's story.


Dear Jelly: Family Letters from the First World War (One Shot)
Dear Jelly: Family Letters from the First World War (One Shot)
by Sarah Ridley
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.27

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Their flowers the tenderness of patient minds, 20 Mar 2014
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This is a touching little book aimed at communicating some small sense of the impact of the Great War, whose centenary is dominating the airwaves around us, how it impacted on one family, and how the sense of loss of so many millions of deaths is made of small acts of remembrance and sorrow. Robert and William Semple served in the 12th Battalion, Kings Royal rifle Corps, and the Royal Field Artillery respectively, and communicated with their beloved sisters Mabel and “Jelly” by a moving corpus of letters delicately written and illustrated with lively cartoonlike images. This book is carefully done, as it allows the moving letters speak for themselves, while clearly and definitely transcribing them and placing them in their context. One of the dangers of reading First World War letters and diaries, as I do, is really becoming used to their effect or the tragedy the describe. This book is the perfect antidote to any feelings along those lines. The production of what looks quite basic, as it’s a plain black and white paperback: this belies some very definite high quality editing, and some effectively written contextual material that would make this book a very good starting point the young reader fascinated us perhaps questioning what 1914-18 is all about. If they do that, William and Robert Semple will do some small favour to a generation far removed from their own. Recommended.


Golla Vincent Cover for Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite, White
Golla Vincent Cover for Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite, White
Price: 36.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Sacrificing practicality for style, 20 Mar 2014
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This item certianly looks stylish and striking, but doesn't do much else. The fastenings are elastic, and the chunky quality of the cover bulks up the volume of the Kindle substantially. No standby function, and little practical protection....does look good though - but shop around.


Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive (Modern War Studies)
Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive (Modern War Studies)
by Mark Reardon
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 34.20

4.0 out of 5 stars Threat to COBRA, 10 Mar 2014
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I was minded to buy this after driving through Mortain on a family holiday. The battlefield is now marked by cut out fighter bombers, far removed from the fiery reality of 1944. Reardon has good military credentials and does a cool clinical job of narrating the German counter-attack against the transport hub of Avranches. The book doesn't overdo the academic tone, but is a much fuller account than an Osprey Campaign; it's also fair and balanced on British / Commonwealth involvement. Recommended.


Targus Lap Chill Mat 17-inch
Targus Lap Chill Mat 17-inch
Price: 17.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I'm a fan, 10 Mar 2014
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I need to read product details more carefully - I went for the great design and neoprene construction - I completely missed the built in fans powered by your USB port! Sounds like a gimmick but purrs away a treat, and doesn't seem to pull much power. Very comfortable and well designed - great value and top range item!


TP-LINK TL-PA6010KIT - Bridge - Gigabit LAN, HomePlug AV (HPAV) - wall-pluggable ( pack of 2 )(TL-PA6010KIT)
TP-LINK TL-PA6010KIT - Bridge - Gigabit LAN, HomePlug AV (HPAV) - wall-pluggable ( pack of 2 )(TL-PA6010KIT)
Offered by comf_tech
Price: 49.60

4.0 out of 5 stars Streaming in the ether, 27 Feb 2014
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Another well designed and effective streaming option from TP. This puts enough of our rural broadband across three rooms to run iPlayer on an old Wii console. Setup was a little more challenging than some reviewers found, but performance is sound so far.


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