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Kingston 16GB SD HC SDHC Class 10 Memory Card For Nikon Coolpix S3500 Digital Camera
Kingston 16GB SD HC SDHC Class 10 Memory Card For Nikon Coolpix S3500 Digital Camera
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5.0 out of 5 stars Works perfectly for my Nikon Coolpix S3700, 15 Aug. 2015
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Case4Life Compact digital camera soft case pouch for Nikon Coolpix L, S, A Series inc A100, A10, L27, L28, L29, L30, L31, S2900, S3500, S3700, S6300, S3100 - Lifetime Guarantee
Case4Life Compact digital camera soft case pouch for Nikon Coolpix L, S, A Series inc A100, A10, L27, L28, L29, L30, L31, S2900, S3500, S3700, S6300, S3100 - Lifetime Guarantee
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for my Nikon Coolpix S3700, 15 Aug. 2015
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As good as expected, 15 Aug. 2015
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Works very well. Sits in its 'Case4Life' on the belt and is easily carried everywhere. Fills the gap when my Nikon digital SLR is too bulky or noticeable to carry. For family shots and those snaps that present themselves suddenly, this is excellent.


Poems of William Blake
Poems of William Blake
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4.0 out of 5 stars 'And all must love the human form, 6 Aug. 2015
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Though in the language of an earlier century and with rhymes that are sometimes clunky, still this independent thinker has something for the quick browser, as in the poem Divine Image:
'And all must love the human form,
In heathen,Turk, or Jew.
Where Mercy, Love and Pity dwell,
There God is dwelling too.'
Besides this collection is free!


Echoes of the Great War: The Diary of the Reverend Andrew Clark, 1914-19
Echoes of the Great War: The Diary of the Reverend Andrew Clark, 1914-19
by Andrew Clark
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Follow the 100th anniversaries of the Great War as it unfolded in an Essex village, 16 April 2015
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This is an edited version of the significant diary kept by Reverend Andrew Clark in Great Leighs, Essex, during World War 1. Having read the book before and knowing its importance I was keen to have my own copy. My second-hand version arrived quickly at a reasonable price and in good condition, thanks to good packaging. Reverend Clark was a scholar as well as a clergyman. He was determined to document properly the impact of war on his community, facts as well as rumours. In these anniversary years, it is an interesting task to read the entries for the appropriate month, e.g. April 1915.


A Sting In The Tale: A Collection Of Short Stories
A Sting In The Tale: A Collection Of Short Stories
by John Nevinson
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fine storytelling with wit, humour and many surprises., 18 Feb. 2015
These 38 short stories are a delight. They are short enough to make reading two of them effortless at the one meal table. Surprise is a strong element, but the range in the story-telling is impressive. There are historic pieces, touches of horror, a UFO, and a shock or two as well as stories very much of our times. I ticked in the contents list those of his stories that seemed to be spot on. There are 25 ticked stories and two of them that seemed to me to to be superb and the equal of any short stories anywhere and worthy of two ticks! Better still there is much humour here, sometimes dark. All the pieces are well-written. Many are thought-provoking. Quite a number enjoy words and word-play.
I must declare my interest too. I heard some of these stories when they were read to the Carlisle Writers' Group. But I swear that the stores have gained added power from being printed on the page,


In Another Life
In Another Life
by Roberta Twentyman
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars An easy but significant read, 4 Aug. 2014
This review is from: In Another Life (Paperback)
Yes, I'm pleased I've lifted this book off my pile of 'must-read' books, (for the last few weeks or so I've been relishing Winifred Holtby's 'South Riding'). I'll confess that these 250 pages or so felt good in the hands, after a 500+ page marathon.
But this story is no lightweight. It compares very well. Like Holtby's, your book cares about people, the ways they get on, or not, and their essential being, evens their spirituality.
I expected to be amused by Roberta Twentyman's wit and humour, (I've already read and enjoyed 'Daisychain' by this author), but I was surprised and pleased with the subject too. In place of a happy and breezy chick-lit, this is a fair treatment of homosexuality, suppressed or expressed. One of the great changes of the last sixty years or so must be the altered public attitudes to same-sex loving.
Thank you too for reminding me that Borderers are intereresting people. Alas at my age I can only faintly recall skinny-dipping. Perhaps, should this kind of escapade be attempted now, it would be a daring form of euthanasia!
Above much else, I loved Roberta's use of popular music. I remember Ben Elton, when he compered one of those interminable award shows, who said something like: "popular music is the sound track by which we live".
Your very helpful list of tunes at the back of the book encouraged me to track these tracks down on YouTube and enjoy them again and the memories they trigger for me.
Enough prattling on. Your book was happily read in a few days, (another sign of good work). Roberta Twentyman turns on its head that phrase often attached to Sartres, or some other pretentious French intellectual, though it could be one of our own miserables, "hell is other people".
In your case, heaven is other people. And your care and interest in people is infectious.
Well done you and I will happily pass your book on to a few of my reading and beer companions,


Meditations
Meditations
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5.0 out of 5 stars Try a meditation per day!, 23 July 2014
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This review is from: Meditations (Kindle Edition)
The Meditations are well worth looking at, one each day. They are short and vary in their force, but a hard-hitting one stands out against its seemingly less significant neighbours.
Yes, I'm happier when reading the translation by Maxwell Staniforth in my beautifully bound Folio edition of 2002.
But the Kindle version has some clear advantages. It can sit in my pocket when I'm travelling and can be accessed alongside other downloaded classics from Kindle. And this version cost me nothing, (once I'd got my Kindle notebook).
This particular translation has many C19th style phrases as XXXIX in Book IV 'let it be thy perpetual meditation how many physicians...are dead and gone themselves...thus must thou consider how man's life is but for a very moment of time and so depart meek and contented: even as a ripe olive falling should praise the ground that bare her, and give thanks to the tree that begat her.'


Mind Mapping: The Best Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Useful Mind Maps
Mind Mapping: The Best Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Useful Mind Maps

2.0 out of 5 stars Mind Mapping a very brief introduction, 23 July 2014
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If you have no other access to information on mind mapping or on Tony Buzan, then this little work may help you.
But 50 or so pages of print does not show the glories of mind mapping.
See www.thinkbuzan.co.uk or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map for more.
I have one of Buzan's programs Map it! on my computer and it does help me frame ideas for projects.
Those who are familiar with spider diagrams or the 'topic-web' so beloved of primary schoolteachers in the 70s, 80s,90s and beyond will like pursuing this software.
And this little electronic book ablout it is at least free.


Chess History and Reminiscences
Chess History and Reminiscences
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3.0 out of 5 stars C19th and quirky but still interesting if you like reading about chess, 23 July 2014
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This C19th work is by a former British player and competitor at international tournaments. It has some of the dated 'quirks' of its era: over-long preface; and 'contents' in capital letters that covers five pages. But the work is free in the public domain and has some interest.
If taken as one source and read critically, it still has the early history of chess in this country and the origins stated to be in India. There are interesting asides on the Arabic 'schach matt', the king is dead, the supposed origin of our 'checkmate'.
Of course, improving observations are recorded: 'a man that plays chess is not likely to play 'penny nap' nor to drink much four ale'.
And in 1787 it was noted by the Hon.Daines Barrington that 'twenty-six English families have emblazoned chess boards and chess rooks on their arms.'
If you like reading about chess, this has its place in your electronic library.


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