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Kensington KeyFolio Folio Case with Bluetooth Spill Resistant Keyboard for iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4
Kensington KeyFolio Folio Case with Bluetooth Spill Resistant Keyboard for iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4
Offered by Luzern
Price: £42.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Too much mystery!, 14 July 2015
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This keyboard was very cheap, and worked, I will give it those points right away. However, on the debit side. First, no right shift key. Why?? Second none, none of the function keys did what they said they were going to do. After struggling for a week or two, and forgetting where to find the apostrophe and the question mark, among others, I just returned it. Too much mystery!


Apple 8GB iPhone 4S - Black
Apple 8GB iPhone 4S - Black
Offered by HEARTBIT
Price: £182.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This was the best priced 4s I could find, 2 May 2015
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This was the best priced 4s I could find. It was a UK charger, sealed box device, and I am entirely happy with it, and with the service received


Terratek 220W Electric Workbench Chain Saw Blade Sharpener comes complete with 4 grinding discs
Terratek 220W Electric Workbench Chain Saw Blade Sharpener comes complete with 4 grinding discs
Offered by Futura Direct Ltd
Price: £31.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Useful Gadget, works pretty well, and sorts out chains as well as possible. Necessary between filing, 17 April 2015
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Useful, usable, device. The seller was quick and did what it said


The Beggar's Opera
The Beggar's Opera
by Peggy Blair
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.73

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beware!, 29 Dec. 2013
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This review is from: The Beggar's Opera (Paperback)
This is a fine novel, but when I bought it from the excellent gaysrus, I did not know, and as a Kindle user this is important!!! It is Midnight in Havana published under a different title in the UK. By one or the other, not both as I did. I emphasise, it is a very fine piece of work, and I await more from Peggy Blair, as she builds the series!


TOYOTA RAV 4 00- Front Car Seat Covers
TOYOTA RAV 4 00- Front Car Seat Covers
Offered by Extreme Auto Accessories
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars decent for themoney, 25 Dec. 2013
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If I had wanted totally excellent seat covers, I could have had them....and paid for them. These are fine and will save the seats from our boilersuits


Lincoln
Lincoln
by David Herbert Donald
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent insights, 15 July 2013
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Donald is quite clear that he wants to stick close to Lincoln in this book, and so he does. A close study of a truly remarkable, and certainly a good, man, if either of these words retain any meaning at all. Also, a very good bargain!


A Whisky in Monsterville
A Whisky in Monsterville
Price: £1.99

5.0 out of 5 stars whisky and mayhem, 3 July 2013
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A Whisky in Monsterville
Tom Morton

I HAVE a considerable experience of Loch Ness and environs, and although Tom Morton in A Whisky in Monsterville exaggerates the area's essential weirdness and overall eccentricity, he only does so to a certain extent. The dangerous nature of the road up the north side, he exaggerates not at all. I can personally vouch for dangerous overtaking on the way back from many a Crofters Commission hearing, at the wheel of many an unfamiliar self drive. You know the definition of a self drive? It's a car which can go places your own never could.

Hippies settled in the environs of the loch from the sixties and on. And long before that, people who would have been called drop outs, had the term been invented. Aleister Crowley was just the most famous dafty with piercing eyes.

We already met Morton's hero, Murricane in previous novel, Serpentine. He is special forces, and vastly experienced in situations involving mayhem. But good hearted, and endlessly,hoping for a quiet life. Such a life is not available, and you have to wonder if he really wants it.

In any event it certainly isn't available to a man of principal who finds himself in a situation involving a loathsome American evangelist with creationism on his mind, a truly terrifying psycopath called,Jenks with appropriate, tidy, killing, and collecting on his, and his employer, an American billionaire, with a mind like a sewer, and a desire for some precious rare earths, which are under Loch Ness.

Not to mention a great deal of whisky, where Murricane, like the author himself, is an expert. In fact, each chapter of the book has an accompanying whisky or whiskey. As to what drinking them, chapter by chapter would be like, I can't help you to a view. Whisky, as understood today, was not invented when I quit the booze, 20 years ago.

It looks like pretty good stuff, but in my day, the whisky strap line was "Burny. Makes you drunk". Which was good enough for us, though we really preferred very treacly rum. We were, you understand, just one generation away from merchant seamen, and learned our drinking from them.

However, getting back from the highways and byways of sentimental reminisce, A Whisky in Monsterville. How does it rate. Highly, I think.

Unlike many of those who tread the best seller trail, Tom Morton is genuinely erudite, with an enviable breadth of knowledge covering music, literature, and a lot more of what makes life worth living so all sorts of stuff crops up to lighten and enliven the narrative. To put it another way, the skeleton of the narrative is fairly standard. How could it be otherwise?

That narrative carries you professionally along. But meanwhile the book holds you in a way most in the genre don't, through well drawn characters, humour, and yes, erudition.

At £3.08p on Kindle, A Whisky in Monsterville is a bargain.


Karcher G4.10 Petrol Pressure Washer (Old Version)
Karcher G4.10 Petrol Pressure Washer (Old Version)

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Ok for the money, 17 Dec. 2012
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This device performs quite well, for the price. It take a wee while to start, and the actual hose is of very poor quality. Not expensive though, and pretty powerful, so fine


Walls of Jericho - A Cavalry Tale
Walls of Jericho - A Cavalry Tale
Price: £1.93

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not the worst, 17 Dec. 2012
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There are some truly terrible books of this sort being written and published on Kindle these days. This is not one of them, and reading it was entertaining, and by no means wearisome


A Boy, A Ship and A War: World War II
A Boy, A Ship and A War: World War II
Price: £2.23

4.0 out of 5 stars Amateur account, 17 Dec. 2012
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The value of this book is that it is a completely naive account of an individual experience. I mean that as a compliment, and an indication of. It's importance as a historical resource


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