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C. S Lewis Readings for Reflection and Meditation
C. S Lewis Readings for Reflection and Meditation
by C. S. Lewis
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful drops of Lewis when you need it, 16 Jun 2014
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Sometimes it's good just to dip in to the riches of his writing for inspiration and encouragement. I picked up a used copy of this and it's ideal to have sitting around the house for casual browsing.


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Price: £19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent service from Anker, 16 Jun 2014
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The first one I bought worked once then stopped working. I contacted Anker who were fantastic and sent me another one. The replacement works great.

I'm impressed by their care and speed of service. This is the second Anker product I've bought and there will be others.


God in the Dock
God in the Dock
by C. S. Lewis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars Good compilation of hard to find essays, 28 Mar 2014
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This review is from: God in the Dock (Paperback)
Well worth picking up an older copy of this. The clarity and logic of his arguments shine through and although he was writing for a better educated audience, every piece is as relevant today as when he wrote them.

Of particular interest are the essays which touch on the relationship between Christianity and Science, a subject which has more recently come alive again.


The Magician King
The Magician King
by Lev Grossman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Witty but ultimately disappointing, 28 Mar 2014
This review is from: The Magician King (Paperback)
Five stars for wit and pace. And for mashing together different genres with a wry nod to the big name fantasy novels. What would happen if bored, self-absorbed teenagers became powerful magicians in a fantasy land where nothing could stop them? With iPhones and the internet?

But it's right towards the end things come apart. The none too subtle attacks on theism and elevation of magic as 'deeper' and more insightful about 'reality'. He serves up rehashed, watery, paganism presented as some sort of 'truth' in an attempt, perhaps, to say something about our world. And poor fare it is.

On the way is an explicit rape scene which adds nothing and makes the book unsuitable for children. The cover blurb trumpets Grossman as "the modern heir to CS Lewis" something I'm sure Grossman would be embarrassed by. In reality this poor stuff cannot hold a candle to Lewis or Rowling.

I borrowed it from the library on a whim and I'd recommend you do the same if you're curious.


Staedtler Triplus Colour 323 SB20 Fibre-Tip Pen Desktop Box - Assorted Colours (Pack of 20)
Staedtler Triplus Colour 323 SB20 Fibre-Tip Pen Desktop Box - Assorted Colours (Pack of 20)
Price: £13.67

5.0 out of 5 stars Top quality, bright and long lasting, 15 Feb 2014
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Among the best you can buy. Have bought a couple of packs of these for my kids and have been known to 'borrow' them. Well worth the price.


A Technique for Producing Ideas
A Technique for Producing Ideas
by James Webb Young
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.66

5.0 out of 5 stars Short reminder of how to get ideas, 15 Feb 2014
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It's a short reprint of what might be described as an early pamphlet about how to make ideas appear. The process is sound and if you work somewhere which calls for new ideas, this is worth adding to your library.


Out of the Silent Planet (The Cosmic Trilogy)
Out of the Silent Planet (The Cosmic Trilogy)
by C. S. Lewis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Wierdly exhilarating, 15 Feb 2014
For a book published in 1938 it's weirdly refreshing and exhilarating. Written in clear and accessible language it does not feel dated at all. It feels much more 'real' than much science fiction I've read because, I think, Lewis is not an idealist about the human race. This is no story of the triumphant human spirit reaching new worlds rather a chastening echo of what might happen if we did stumble across another race.

It's not modern science fiction though and if you're wondering whether to read it, you ought to expect something close to the style of HG Wells or Jules Verne stories.

Read it to experience once again his ability to turn a mirror to the human race and help us peer more closely at ourselves.


eBags Slim Packing Cubes - 3pc Set (Eggplant)
eBags Slim Packing Cubes - 3pc Set (Eggplant)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Makes packing easier, 8 Nov 2013
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I'm a recent convert to packing cubes and have several sizes from the range.

Do check the real sizing carefully before you buy. It's quite hard to see on Amazon but there is a handy chart on the manufacturers website.

Makes packing much easier and more efficient when you get to the other end.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great device - works like a dream, 8 Nov 2013
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I've had this for a couple of weeks on recommendation from a friend. It's very simple to operate and use.

You plug in the USB cable and let it charge until you have four led lights showing. Then you carry it around and use it to top up that battery on your smartphone which runs out mid-afternoon. You know the one I mean.

The pictures do not do justice to how slim and light this thing is. It's much lighter and slimmer than carrying a charger around for your phone. So far it works like a dream.

I'm using an iPhone 4S and in my informal tests I can get at least two charges out of the Anker battery. Well worth it for the price.


Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (Voices That Matter)
Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (Voices That Matter)
by Garr Reynolds
Edition: Paperback
Price: £15.39

5.0 out of 5 stars So good I bought it again., 4 Jun 2013
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Bought the 2nd Edition because I had so much use out of the first one. Garr has added extra content and examples plus adding extra explanations where needed. Worth the investment in my opinion.


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