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The Internship [DVD]
The Internship [DVD]
Dvd ~ Vince Vaughn
Price: 7.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good for the first 10 minutes then downhill after that., 25 Feb 2014
This review is from: The Internship [DVD] (DVD)
Quite funny for about 10 minutes as two hapless salesmen realise that their skills are no longer required and decide to apply for internships at Google in California. It's interesting seeing Google's methods of selection but when it goes on and on ad nauseam it becomes tedious. I ended up being bored to tears with all the predictable scenarios. Not quite the worst film I've watched but very close.


Kindle Fire HD 7", HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers
Kindle Fire HD 7", HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers
Price: 139.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value portable computing for those who don't want the expense of an i-pad, 20 Feb 2014
If you like reading ,listening to music , use the internet for surfing , shopping and looking at your e-mails then the kindle fire is an excellent tool and much cheaper than an I-pad. My wife bought one recently and when it was activated it downloaded all the books and music from her ordinary kindle , so I can use the old one now , and she can make use of the new one. When she adds books they're also available on the old one which is a useful feature. I know that I-pads are a lot more advanced and have many additional functions but I suspect that many people who buy them simply don't use the additional capability so would find the kindle fire does all they require. Even the internal speakers are not too tinny so overall it'll do everything most of us want , it's small enough to carry easily but not too small and very good value.


Now You See Me [DVD]
Now You See Me [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jesse Eisenberg
Price: 5.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant magic mystery, 20 Feb 2014
This review is from: Now You See Me [DVD] (DVD)
Excellent film about four Las Vegas style magicians who pull off the most amazing feats that are cleverly explained by their alter ego played by Morgan Freeman but more importantly they're at odds with the FBI who what to put a stop to their activities. Brilliant sound and CGI with an unexpected twist at the end.


Janet and John: Book One (Janet & John Series)
Janet and John: Book One (Janet & John Series)
by Mabel O'Donnell
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure nostalgia., 19 Feb 2014
Learning to read the old way to give you a good grounding in English and still better than the methods employed today - at least we left school in the 1960s and 1970s able to spell and construct proper sentences. Not enough emphasis is placed on proper use of English now , so different from how it was when I started school in the late 1950s and I didn't even enjoy English but you couldn't take A levels and go to university unless you had English language and literature at O level so a good basis is essential.
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Janet and John: Off to Play
Janet and John: Off to Play
Price: 4.55

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good old-fashioned learning, 19 Feb 2014
If you're a baby boomer you'll remember learning from these excellent books and they're still relevant now providing young children with an easy way to recognise simple words and sentences. The whole series is worth getting.


Jack And The Beanstalk - The Real Story [DVD]
Jack And The Beanstalk - The Real Story [DVD]
Dvd ~ Matthew Modine

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A different take on the old story., 18 Feb 2014
This was available as a free DVD in a Sunday newspaper a couple of years ago so I assumed it would be rubbish but it was surprisingly good, the basic story is similar but brought up to date. It starts with the discovery of a huge skeleton during the building of a new casino and carries on from there. It is quite long (about 3 hours because it was originally an American mini-series in 2001) but is never boring and introduces some interesting concepts including time passing very slowly when in the giants kingdom (one day in the giants world is 1 year on earth). Worth watching whether you're 9 or 90 years old.


New High Quality Camping Windbreak All Sizes
New High Quality Camping Windbreak All Sizes
Price: 6.99 - 23.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The old sort is the best., 17 Feb 2014
Don't bother with fancy windbreaks with guy ropes as they don't work - this sort is the best all you need is a rubber mallet to bang in the poles - Job done.


5m BLUE Windbreak Screen - Compact and light - Easy carry to beach or park
5m BLUE Windbreak Screen - Compact and light - Easy carry to beach or park

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars About as much use as a chocolate teapot !!, 17 Feb 2014
Used this once outside our motorhome and then consigned it to the deepest recesses of the storage compartment of our camper never to be used again as the slightest breeze caused it to collapse no matter how we arranged the guy ropes - we bought instead the sort with wooden poles and stripey material that are available in all beachside shops and found that sort to be fine.
N.B. We'd bought two of the original useless ones but have used them instead to make a handy rain cover for our summerhouse so all is not lost !!


Take Me Home
Take Me Home
Price: 0.69

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ghost tale with a difference., 17 Feb 2014
This review is from: Take Me Home (Kindle Edition)
Inary is a Scottish girl living in London and working for a publisher but her soul longs to be in Glen Avich near Aberdeen. When her sister Emily , who has a serious heart condition , becomes very ill she returns home to be with her and her brother Logan. The story is written in a series of different perspectives of the other characters in the novel and works very well bringing the narrative to life. Inary possesses "The Sight" or the ability to communicate with the troubled souls of people who've died in tragic circumstances and this forms the basis for this excellent tale of love and redemption - A must read book with believable characters and excellent conclusion.


The Boat That Rocked [DVD] (2009)
The Boat That Rocked [DVD] (2009)
Dvd ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman
Price: 3.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Memories of the 1960s, 14 Feb 2014
Before popular music was played on the BBC you had to tune into Radio Luxembourg or Radio Caroline to get contemporary music and this film brings back good memories of what life was like before the BBC saw sense and gave the majority of the listeners what they wanted. The film is brilliant for the most part but does seem to loose direction towards the end but is worth watching if for no other reason than pure nostalgia ( If you're over 60 ). And Bill Nighy and Kenneth Branagh are excellent as usual.


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