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Grace After Midnight: A Memoir
Grace After Midnight: A Memoir
Price: £4.99

3.0 out of 5 stars but Wire fans beware - there's very little in the way of behind-the-scenes insight into one of the greatest TV shows ever made, 20 Jun. 2015
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This was OK, but Wire fans beware - there's very little in the way of behind-the-scenes insight into one of the greatest TV shows ever made.


Chilli Focus Premium Concentrated Liquid Fertiliser 1 Litre
Chilli Focus Premium Concentrated Liquid Fertiliser 1 Litre
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Top Stuff!!!!!!!, 20 Jun. 2015
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I have been growing chillies for a few years, with what can best be described so-so results. So this year, I decided to make a concerted effort to get some decent results, by checking regularly for the aphid infestations that have usually done for my previous efforts (watered down washing up liquid seems to be doing the trick) and getting some proper chilli feed. I know most sources suggest a bog-standard tomato fertiliser when the plants start to flower but I was curious to see whether this stuff justified all the five-star reviews and decided to order some.

I started out with two 300 ml bottles - one for me and one for a work colleague whose also a bit of a chilli-head. While, i haven't experienced some of the Jack and the Beanstalk results reported by other reviewers - my plants are looking strong and healthy, and a shop-bought F1 Apache is thriving. My colleague reports more spectacular results and jumped at the chance of getting some more when I put in a repeat order - this time for the 1L bottle which I guess is a recommendation in itself!!!!!


VINTAGE GUITARS V6 OLYMPIA WHITE FILLMORE Electric guitars Stratocaster
VINTAGE GUITARS V6 OLYMPIA WHITE FILLMORE Electric guitars Stratocaster
Offered by Musikbaum "Preise inkl. Mwst."
Price: £240.68

5.0 out of 5 stars I love this guitar - a cheeky tribute a certain left ..., 6 Jun. 2015
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I love this guitar - a cheeky tribute a certain left handed guitarist that manages to tip its hat squarely in the direction of you know who without using the word "Hendrix" once. From the left handed neck and reversed bridge pickup to the "Olympia" white finish - no doubt to avoid any copyright infringement with Fender's "Olympic" white - this guitar captures Jimi's spirit. There will be Hendrix aficionados out there who will insist on playing the exact same models that Jimi did, or pay through the nose for estate-approved signature models. Nobody is going to confuse a V6 with a real Fender, but for just over £200 you can't really complain!!!!!


Pignose 7-100 Legendary Portable Amplifier brown
Pignose 7-100 Legendary Portable Amplifier brown

5.0 out of 5 stars I have wanted one of these bad boys since I saw one in the movie "Crossroads", 6 Jun. 2015
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I have wanted one of these bad boys since I saw one in the movie "Crossroads". I have had other portable amps, but finally decided to get a Pignose. I wasn't disappointed. It carries 5 watts of grunt that belies its size. There is no separate tone or drive settings - to go from clean to distorted you just turn the snout-shaped knob all the way up and use the volume and tone controls on the guitar to get the desired sound. You can also open the body of the amp like a suitcase, which also offers tonal variations.

I have been using mine in conjunction with my Danelecro Dano '63 to play slide and am really happy with it. I definitely recommend it to anyone who wants a decent practice amp that you can go busking (or camping) with. I can't vouch for the battery life - it runs off 6 AA batteries - but past experience with portable amps would make the purchase of an AC adaptor (not included) - a sensible choice!


9V Pignose 7-100 Mini amp replacement power supply adaptor
9V Pignose 7-100 Mini amp replacement power supply adaptor
Offered by Digidave
Price: £6.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Essential bit of kit, 6 Jun. 2015
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What can I say? An essential purchase for when you want to save on batteries and plug in. Amp and AC adaptor arrived same day,,,


Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes - In Search of Blind Willie McTell
Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes - In Search of Blind Willie McTell
by Michael Gray
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.00

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars thorough but overlong, 16 Nov. 2010
Michael Gray's biography of the twelve-string wizard is an extensively researched piece of work, essentially charting the author's journey through record offices, archives, libraries and courthouses. Ultimately, a music biography should concentrate on the artist and his music, but this book seems more concerned with birth certificates and family lineage, rather than the spellbinding music McTell produced from his dreadnought twelve string. There are long sections of the book devoted to the civil war, and to the later battle for McTell's musical legacy. Gray has indeed gone to a great deal of effort, but in the search for his subject you have ask whether he really finds him.


A Member of the Family: Cesar Millan's Guide to a Lifetime of Fulfillment with Your Dog
A Member of the Family: Cesar Millan's Guide to a Lifetime of Fulfillment with Your Dog
by Cesar Millan
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars another great book, 12 May 2010
I would say that anyone unfamiliar with Cesar Millan or his methods would be best advised to start with "Cesar's Way". "A Member of the Family" however,to his legion of fans will be an invaluable guide to the practical aspects of integrating a dog into a new pack. One of the most valuable ideas that Cesar conveys is that of choosing a dog by its energy rather than it's breed - you might "want" a challenging border collie when actually you would be best suited to a chilled out greyhound!!! Cesar tackles the importance of the human pack understanding and addressing responsible pack membership. If you've got kids pestering you for a dog then you definitely have to check this book out. There are other chapters devoted to the practicality of living and travelling with a dog, and contributions from Cesars wife and kids also providfe insight. Recommended!!!!


Tyson: The Movie - Ultimate Knockout Edition [DVD]
Tyson: The Movie - Ultimate Knockout Edition [DVD]
Dvd ~ Mike Tyson
Offered by westworld-
Price: £20.00

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A knockout!!, 1 April 2010
It may be over twenty years since Mike Tyson ruled heavyweight boxing as the Baddest Man on the Planet, but the former world heavyweight champion has remained a compelling, fascinating and some might say repulsive figure. Unlike many documentaries, which promise to show hitherto unseen aspects of their subject, James Toback's film actually delivers. To his credit, Tyson talks candidly and frankly about his life, boxing and his spectacular fall from grace. Toback skilfully juxtaposes the raging force of nature of Tyson in his early twenties, and the bald, middle-aged ex-fighter of today, with split-screen footage and there are several sequences where Tyson is delivering a voice-over as the camera lingers on his impassive features - you almost feel that you are listening to an internal train of thought that delivers a feeling of unprecedented intimacy.. The fight footage is excellent, including all of his greatest knockouts. For fight fans, a great bonus is the extra disc which shows his early network TV fights and beyond, with the insight of Bert Sugar (editor of Boxing Illustrated) and Tyson's former trainer Teddy Atlas. You won't necessarily come away liking Tyson, but you'll be closer to understanding him.


John Mayer Continuum (Play It Like It Is Guitar) Tab: Guitar Recorded Versions
John Mayer Continuum (Play It Like It Is Guitar) Tab: Guitar Recorded Versions
by John Mayer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.95

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great collection of songs, 28 Feb. 2010
What can I say? It's a tab book. If you want to play the songs from Continuum you'll buy it. Personally it's my favourite album, containing some of Mayer's most restrained guitar playing and heartfelt lyrics. Being able to play Gravity alone is worth the price on the ticket!!!!!!


Live At Montreux
Live At Montreux
Price: £11.61

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Rock on Rory!!!!!!!, 28 Feb. 2010
This review is from: Live At Montreux (Audio CD)
It was after a visit to Cork including a tour of the Rory Gallagher music library and a pilgrimage to his grave that I decided to buy this, just about the only album of his I didn't have. If you've got the other live albums then you have to have this one. The G-man is in his element, demonstrating yet again his versatility and his single-minded desire to strap on his guitar and rock hard. There's a lovely version of "Out on The Western Plain" and some awesome slide work on "Too Much Alcohol", but these are just highlights of a great album by a much-missed talent.


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