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Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor - 50th Anniversary Special [Blu-ray 3D]
Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor - 50th Anniversary Special [Blu-ray 3D]
Dvd ~ Matt Smith
Price: £12.89

8 of 17 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too clever?, 29 Nov 2013
I watched 'The Day of the Doctor' with family ranging in age from 2 - 70 something! It was okay but I feel the show is trying to be too clever when sometimes a behind the sofa moment would suffice.

Good points:

The time war scenes
Multi-Doctor STORY

The Bad:

Why involve a brand new (one-off) Doctor but not Paul McGann's Doctor - who lots of people would have loved to see used in some way?
Queen Elisabeth was too silly
Plot overly complicated - something more simple with plenty of scares and surprises would have been more entertaining for a general audience. A lot of viewers aren't into the Time War, 13th re-generations etc - leave that for the regular episodes!
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Dec 10, 2013 3:28 PM GMT


TeckNet® Wireless Doorbell Door Chime With Thermometer & Clock
TeckNet® Wireless Doorbell Door Chime With Thermometer & Clock
Offered by BlueByte Ltd
Price: £12.97

5.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 29 Sep 2013
This is a good product, the chime is loud enough and it takes away the hassle of using a wired door bell.


Heavy Duty 4 Bike Bicycle Rack Stand for Wall / Floor Mount Rack Stand Secure Storage for Bikes
Heavy Duty 4 Bike Bicycle Rack Stand for Wall / Floor Mount Rack Stand Secure Storage for Bikes

5.0 out of 5 stars Bike rack, 17 Sep 2013
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This is a well made bicycle rack and is heavy enough to hold the bikes without being screwed down. Worth the money.


Darwin's Doubt
Darwin's Doubt
by Stephen C. Meyer
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £14.49

36 of 58 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The American Spectator's review, 25 Jun 2013
This review is from: Darwin's Doubt (Hardcover)
I thought this was a well balanced review and better than anything I could offer:

Recently the Discovery Institute's Stephen Meyer published Darwin's Doubt, a book that raises many questions about the theory of evolution. As his title tells us, Darwin himself shared one of these doubts. The book has sold well, reaching #7 on the New York Times bestseller list, #4 on the Los Angeles Times list, and #10 on Publishers Weekly.

Organisms are intelligently designed, says Meyer, who has a PhD from Cambridge University in the philosophy of science. His book is an education, demanding attentive reading but no specialized knowledge. To a large extent it uses the facts and arguments of professional biologists, some bordering on open dissent from the orthodoxy.

Darwin's Doubt has also been subjected to a barrage of what can only be called hate. "Mendacious intellectual pornography" is among the more inventive descriptions. Hundreds of negative comments appeared on Amazon review page within hours of the 498-page book's publication.

Donald Prothero, a geologist and research associate at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, typified many when he said that Meyer is a "fool," "incompetent," guilty of "ignorance," in "way over his head," with a "completely false understanding of the subject." Further, Meyer argues "dishonestly," promotes a "fundamental lie," promotes a "fairy tale," and so on.

Would a scientist make his case that way if he had real arguments? Prothero did attempt a few substantive criticisms, but inadvertently demonstrated that he had not read Meyer's chapters that had already addressed them. Prothero, in truth, hankers after creationism as his preferred target. But Meyer's book is devoid of creationism or biblical references. It's all science.

Along with the attacks, we find more and more biologists recognizing that intelligent design (ID) is a serious endeavor. Meyer's book has been praised by George Church, a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School; Scott Turner, a professor of biology at SUNY; Russell Carlson, a professor of biochemistry at the University of Georgia and a dozen others.

Bethell concludes sagely:

This much is clear: The Darwinists cannot live with ID as their enemy. They can easily co-exist with creationism, but that came from the Bible, which can be dismissed in our secular age. They rage at ID, on the other hand, because it challenges them in what they have seen as their strong suit: Science.
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Bula Quo!
Bula Quo!
Price: £5.00

18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun in the sun......, 10 Jun 2013
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This review is from: Bula Quo! (Audio CD)
Following the acclaimed reunion of the classic Quo line-up of Rossi, Parfitt, Lancaster & Coghlan for some concerts in March, fans were a bit shocked on hearing the first single from Bula Quo. Whereas the reunion gigs were heavy and featured (rarely played live) album tracks, the new single 'Bula Bula Quo' was somewhat different.

****** More Quo gigs with Rossi, Parfitt, Lancaster & Coghlan in March / April 2014 ******

Bula Bula Quo - a sunny, Fiji inspired track for the Bula Quo movie sent the Quo official forum into meltdown. Having adjusted to the change in direction (for the movie) and listened to the tracks I actually found it a really fun album. Hard rocking in places, cheesy and tongue in cheek in others, it must be Quo's least typical and most diverse album.

The most quirky songs are Bula Bula Quo with it's Fijian backing vocals, and two Parfitt vocals: Mystery Island - in which Rick croons his way through and the equally tongue in cheek Fijian edit of Living on an Island.

The other tracks are rock tracks including Run and Hide - a rare vocal from the current bassist 'Rhino', a reggae track (yes really) - Fiji Time. Go,Go,Go is a good sing-a-long rock track with a James Bond feel.

CD 2 has a selection of live tracks, most notably Pictures of Matchstick Men - their first hit from the psychedelic late 60s. For those who haven't already heard them on the Quid Pro Quo, Reality Check and Frozen Hero are also worth a listen.

I thought about it giving it 4 stars, but I'm giving it a generous 5 for the sheer variety and the boldness in venturing into new territory. Well done to them, next I hope they will release a studio album with the classic line-up and maybe a zombie movie!
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Jun 16, 2013 11:00 PM BST


The Day Nazi Germany Died: An Eyewitness Account
The Day Nazi Germany Died: An Eyewitness Account
Price: £1.97

5.0 out of 5 stars Great book, 9 May 2012
I was really pleased to see this book released for Kindle as it has been out of print for sometime. (The paperback is 124 pages long rather than the number estimated by Amazon)

Beate was the wife of the late great scientist A.E. Wilder-Smith. The book tells her story of how she grew up in Nazi Germany and of some great examples of God's providence and protection enabling her and her family to survive some close brushes with death. These were both from eastern armies invading Germany towards the end of the war and also from fanatical Nazis.

It's a wonderfully inspiring account and I would recommend it to anyone, especially those who like such books as Corrie Ten Boom's 'The Hiding Place' or Anita Dittman's 'Trapped in Hitler's Hell'.


Ain't Complaining
Ain't Complaining
Price: £7.37

4.0 out of 5 stars Improved greatly by the bonus tracks, 3 Mar 2012
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This review is from: Ain't Complaining (Audio CD)
Ain't Complaining was the beginning of a decline for the Quo which really lasted until about the year 2000, since when they released a string of good albums.

The original release of Ain't Complaining was lightweight, too 'poppy', with some particularly cheesy and embarassing tracks: Cross that Bridge, Burning Bridges and Cream of the Crop.

However, this release is greatly improved by the bonus tracks. If you skip the 3 I've mentioned and Running all over the world you're still left with 14 good pop/rock tracks with really good instrumentation and variety. Okay it's not hard rock Quo, but it's quite a fun album which I've really enjoyed revisiting.

I actually find this album a lot more interesting than the more popular 'In the Army Now' album


iZKA® - 3 Pin USB 1A Charger UK Wall Plug for MP3 MP4 players, iPod, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, Apple iPad, Tablet, Mobile Phones, PDAs, Kindle, TomTom, Navman, Garmin, Blackberry, Samsung, Sony, Nokia and digital cameras etc - Black
iZKA® - 3 Pin USB 1A Charger UK Wall Plug for MP3 MP4 players, iPod, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, Apple iPad, Tablet, Mobile Phones, PDAs, Kindle, TomTom, Navman, Garmin, Blackberry, Samsung, Sony, Nokia and digital cameras etc - Black
Offered by iBox Ltd
Price: £5.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Did the job., 28 Feb 2012
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Good value adapter, useful for a variety of devices - in my case an mp4 player. No complaints about the price or service. 4-5 stars.


The Exodus Evidence In Pictures - The Bible's Exodus: The Hunt for Ancient Israel in Egypt, The Red Sea, The Exodus Route and Mount Sinai. The Search ... The Biblical Account of Joseph, Moses and the
The Exodus Evidence In Pictures - The Bible's Exodus: The Hunt for Ancient Israel in Egypt, The Red Sea, The Exodus Route and Mount Sinai. The Search ... The Biblical Account of Joseph, Moses and the
by Paul Backholer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Israel in Egypt, 3 Jan 2012
An excellent summary of evidences that point to the times, places and people involved. Its been written in an engaging manner,concise enough to be read and re-read so as to really digest the key facts.

Well worth the money, definately recommended.

Also worth a look:

Star of Bethlehem [DVD] [2009] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]


KLASTOR HK 4GB Black MP3 Player / MP4 Player with Full Colour Screen - FM Radio - Expandable Micro SD / Micro SDHC Slot
KLASTOR HK 4GB Black MP3 Player / MP4 Player with Full Colour Screen - FM Radio - Expandable Micro SD / Micro SDHC Slot

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 26 Nov 2011
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Bought one for my daughter's birthday and so impressed I've bought another for myself.

The radio reception is very good, 4 GB is plenty of memory. Photo screen is okay, but does anyone know how to add ebooks & movies?

The instruction manual isn't very good but at £ 10 it's a great deal.


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