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065. Silver Oval Miraculous Medal Pendant - First Communion Gift - Christian Gifts
065. Silver Oval Miraculous Medal Pendant - First Communion Gift - Christian Gifts
Offered by LJ Designs and Oaks Jewellery
Price: £35.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Not as described, 26 May 2014
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Listing claims that the medal and the chain are both sterling silver whereas only the chain is. We sent it back.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Worked a treat, 6 July 2013
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I bought this just to reload the factory default patches on my Korg M1. Unbeknown to me all of the patches in my 23 year old keyboard were kept alive by a CR2032 battery which had long since died. So in addition to replacing the battery I needed a way to transfer the patches from my PC to the M1. There are some radically cheaper versions of this sort of thing but many of the reviews indicated problems with SysEx messages. I do find it annoying that this unit costs so much more than the cheaper versions which can be had for £5 in some cases (hence 4 stars). Having said that I had my keyboard up and running again in minutes. Apart from the cost I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

ChiChinLighting EDISON 6W Led GU10 Bulb 3x2W = 6w, Warm White (Beats 3w and 4w LED GU10 and CFL Fluorescent Energy-Saving GU10 Lamps)
ChiChinLighting EDISON 6W Led GU10 Bulb 3x2W = 6w, Warm White (Beats 3w and 4w LED GU10 and CFL Fluorescent Energy-Saving GU10 Lamps)
Offered by Chichinlighting
Price: £4.99

4.0 out of 5 stars It works well but nothing like 50w Halogen, 12 Feb. 2012
I bought this bulb on the basis of a positive review on the internet. The reviewer said it was a replacement for a 50watt Halogen bulb. I can't agree with this and given that it is rated at far fewer lumens than a 50watt Halogen it clearly can't compare. Also the bulb is longer than a GU10 Halogen so it won't fit all fittings. I have some IP65 lights and it fits length wise but because of the wide flange at the top (where the lamps are) it was a bit awkward fitting into the two grips in the IP65 unit. However it did fit and works fine. I have some fire rated GU10 lamp holders and they won't fit in these so you need to look elsewhere for LED GU10s for fittings with more limited space. This is a good price for the Edison bulb but there are 3x2watt bulbs you can buy from a certain auction site at about £4 each. Maybe these are better quality but they don't work any better than the cheaper units. The bulb is quite directional in its light and if you replace all of your halogens with these you will be disappointed at how much dimmer the light is. However it will consume massively less electricity which will save you money. I have some 3x3watt bulbs which I have tried and even they aren't quite bright enough. Perhaps 12watt will be the right level of brightness when they are available and affordable. I suppose the best approach for now is to have half the lights changed to LED so money is saved without totally ruining the brightness levels.

PURE Siesta Flow, DAB/FM/Internet Clock Radio
PURE Siesta Flow, DAB/FM/Internet Clock Radio

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A really neat device, 16 Jun. 2011
I have bought four of these for the children as they have a lot of features and work quite well.
- very readable display with several lines of text. For example when listening to DAB you see quite a lot of the radio station's text information on one screen and don't have to switch to a different display mode to see it. I had a DAB radio in our bedroom which had a dark bluey-white display and it was practically unreadable unless viewed front on. The display on these units are excellent at a range of angles and in various light conditions.
- it is excellent having the ability to listen to DAB, streamed audio files from any DLNA server on your wifi network not to mention internet radio. There's FM and aux in too.
- the USB socket on the side is useful for charging mp3 players, phones etc
- there are four very customisable alarms and you can even set it to wake to a particular radio station rather than just the last one you were listening to. This means you could go to sleep listening to some streamed MP3 music and wake up to Radio 4 news.
- The sleep timer goes up in increments of 15 minutes up to 90 which is easily sufficient for most people.
- the touch sensitive buttons do take getting used to and it is a bit fiddly typing in text or the wifi key for example (the latter only needs to be done once). However it's probably the best you can do with a device like this and it works well enough. The best way to use the device is to set up play lists for DLNA material and favourites for internet radio via "The Lounge".
- the speakers are small and get a bit distorted when turned up full but given their size they sound pretty good. I should mention that there's a headphone/line out socket which gives you the option of bigger speakers if required.
- I personally don't like the shape as it makes the unit deeper than it need be requiring a deeper shelf to put it on.

Overall these are fantastic devices and I couldn't recommend them highly enough. I had a problem with one of them and Pure provided very helpful technical support and fast turn around for repair.

A Touch Of Frost: Series 12 - Endangered Species [DVD]
A Touch Of Frost: Series 12 - Endangered Species [DVD]
Dvd ~ David Jason
Offered by skyvo-direct
Price: £9.66

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Very disappointing episode, 14 Nov. 2008
Like the other reviewer I noticed that this episode came with my 6-12 box set and was pleasantly surprised. However the episode itself is pretty poor because it is too unbelievable and the two stories don't seem to connect very well.
In this episode we see Jack trying to crack down on a gang who are illegally importing endangered species and other animals. Jack starts off indifferent to the plight of the animals but after reading a government handout becomes quite the animal rights advocate, ticking Mullet off for an ivory hammer which happens to be conveniently there on his desk. Of course it is good to be against cruelty to animals, but the whole thing was a little bit preachy and unbelievable. The most laughable scene was where the aging Jack fights off a tiger with a broom while the owner, supposedly more experienced with animals, cowers in terror.
Add to that the side story of a naked artist turning up dead on the bed of a seemingly unconnected couple when they arrive home from holiday; and an art teacher having her wicked way with a school boy, it just doesn't even nearly measure up to the best of Frost episodes.

Head Rush Ajax (Head First)
Head Rush Ajax (Head First)
by Brett D. McLaughlin
Edition: Paperback

2.0 out of 5 stars Very disappointing, 6 Aug. 2008
I'm a fan of the Head First series. They make a welcome change to the staid text book style of the majority of computing books. However I think this particular offering is not one of their better efforts. Maybe Ajax isn't really that complex a topic and doesn't require a book of this length, or maybe the author spent too much time on the Head First fun filled packaging and not enough on the content. I actually found that the Head First fun and frivolity actually seemed to pad out the book and unnecessarily labour what is actually a fairly straightforward topic.
If you're familiar with javascript there's not much more to Ajax than learning how to use the XMLHttpRequest object and handle its return codes. The other side of the coin is the way the server processes the request and returns text or XML back to the browser and this is where I think the book is very weak. Given the length of the book I felt that there should have been more detailed coverage of the different options for back end processing.
In the end I got bored with the book and sold it on ebay. The other Head First books I have bought are outstanding. Head First Java (Head First), for example, does an excellent job of making difficult topics intelligible. The problem with this book is that all the dumbed down explanations make you feel that Ajax is a more complex topic than it really is.

Light Years: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra (1997)
Light Years: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra (1997)
Price: £6.95

45 of 45 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 16 Nov. 2005
For those of you wondering about the absense of "Hold on Tight" in the track list above - dont! It's there (track 13 disc 2). In fact I can't think of any hits missing from this collection from one of Britain's most versatile, creative and talented bands.
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The Very Best of The Lighthouse Family
The Very Best of The Lighthouse Family
Price: £5.93

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliiant, 18 Dec. 2003
Amid all the endless one-hit rap and techno bands with their cacophonic dirges resembling the factory floor more than anything like music, there is the Lighthouse Family. They have it all - melody, polished production and memorable songs. Anyone who likes early Pet Shop Boys, Swing Out Sister etc will love this.

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