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An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming
An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming
by Nigel Lawson
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Seeing climate change from a different perspective, 29 Aug 2014
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Should be read by all those who want to keep an open mind about global warming. Lawson is vilified as a climate change denier but he actually makes a compelling case for seeing climate change as an economic challenge. He is prepared to stick his head above the parapet and challenge the accepted orthodoxy. It makes no sense to shut down the world economy to prevent climate change. Doing so will condemn those already living in poverty to a very bleak future. He argues that we should support economic growth and use our wealth to mitigate the effects of climate change. Well written and persuasive.


Fulton Stormshield Men's Umbrella Black One Size
Fulton Stormshield Men's Umbrella Black One Size
Price: £23.17

5.0 out of 5 stars Inspires confidence, 29 Aug 2014
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Good looking and solidly built. I'm looking forward to trying it out! Delivery was a bit of a drama. Repeated instructions to Amazon didn't get through to the delivery people. Still, it turned up eventually.


Ten Must-See Sights: Lyon
Ten Must-See Sights: Lyon
Price: £1.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Not very useful, 3 May 2014
Describes the top ten attractions in Lyon with a potted history for each. Nearly all are religious buildings. Lyon has so much more. I can't believe that the Lumiere museum of the cinema didn't make the top ten. The lack of any maps is baffling. Forget this book. Go to tourist information and buy a city card for unlimited travel and entry to nearly every attraction. Also omitted from the guide. They will also supply all the maps and guides you need for free.


LuvTab® Lenovo Ideatab A2109 (9 inch tablet) Multifunctional Multi Angle Wallet / Cover / Stand / Flip Case, with Bullet Stylus Pen (Black)
LuvTab® Lenovo Ideatab A2109 (9 inch tablet) Multifunctional Multi Angle Wallet / Cover / Stand / Flip Case, with Bullet Stylus Pen (Black)
Offered by Laptop Kit UK
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect accessory for the Lenovo IdeaPad, 15 Oct 2013
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Snug fit with holes in all the right places. Provides good protection without getting in the way. Looks stylish too.


Vacuum Cleaner Belt: Pack of 2: Dyson DC01 DC04 DC07 DC14
Vacuum Cleaner Belt: Pack of 2: Dyson DC01 DC04 DC07 DC14
Offered by Suds-Online
Price: £1.55

5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing value, 15 Oct 2013
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Considerably cheaper than the real thing but doing just fine after a few weeks on the job. Looks like a real bargain. Comes in a pack of 2 so I have a spare, just in case.


How the World Works (Real Story (Soft Skull Press))
How the World Works (Real Story (Soft Skull Press))
Price: £7.19

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great material, disappointing Kindle version, 28 July 2013
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Based on 20 year old material but still very relevant to the world we live in and the people who run it. The book is, in essence, an edited set of interviews with Chomsky. What he says is insightful but occasionally it would be nice to have a bit more explanation. Comes across as a bit one-sided.

Unfortunately, the conversational style of the interview is lost in the Kindle version. There's no textual distinction between the interviewer & interviewee, which makes it difficult to tell when the interviewer is asking a question and when Chomsky is responding.
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Stihl Wood Moisture Meter Digital Damp Meter Tester Detector Wood Timber Moisture
Stihl Wood Moisture Meter Digital Damp Meter Tester Detector Wood Timber Moisture
Offered by OlsenStore-UK
Price: £20.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Inspires confidence., 10 July 2013
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Well made, reliable, intuitive to use, large clear display panel. Does stuff I didn't expect, like measuring temperature. Unbeatable for the price.


The Killing - Series 2 [DVD]
The Killing - Series 2 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Sofie Gråbøl
Price: £17.75

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Possibly even better than series 1..., 10 July 2013
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This review is from: The Killing - Series 2 [DVD] (DVD)
Just as gripping as series 1 but only 10 hours instead of 20. The political story line dovetails more convincingly with the criminal investigation. It all hangs together, with fewer loose ends than series 1.


The Killing - Series 1 [DVD] [2010]
The Killing - Series 1 [DVD] [2010]
Dvd ~ Sofie Gråbøl
Price: £16.75

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely gripping, 1 Mar 2013
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I almost expected to be a bit disappointed after all the rave reviews but I'm not. It really is a classy production. Full of twists & turns. Hard to predict where it's heading next. I didn't see the original broadcast but it must have been excruciating to wait a week between episodes. Thank god for boxed sets!


Courrier international
Courrier international
Price: £4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and wide-ranging articles every week, 22 Feb 2013
I subscribed to the kindle edition to improve my French. The magazine dovetails perfectly with the Collins French to English dictionary to provide instant translations, as required. The magazine covers a wide range of current issues from around the world with an emphasis on analysis rather than breaking news. Most articles are well written and absorbing. A few niggles with formatting on the Kindle, so 4 stars rather than 5.


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