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Olympus 8 x 21 RC II Binoculars - Metal Magenta
Olympus 8 x 21 RC II Binoculars - Metal Magenta
Price: £49.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Super little bins, 5 Jun 2013
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I knew that buying Olympus the product would be good, but these pocket binoculars exceeded expectations that being small they might be inferior. Not a bit of it - they really are proper binoculars, just scaled down. Ideal for general use.


Just a Little Run Around the World: 5 Years, 3 Packs of Wolves and 53 Pairs of Shoes: 5 Years, 29 Marriage Proposals and 53 Pairs of Shoes
Just a Little Run Around the World: 5 Years, 3 Packs of Wolves and 53 Pairs of Shoes: 5 Years, 29 Marriage Proposals and 53 Pairs of Shoes
by Rosie Swale Pope
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

76 of 80 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Remarkable feat (feet) by Rosie; shabby effort by HarperCollins, 17 Oct 2009
ROSIE SWALE POPE's remarkable achievement is admirable.

The fundamental purpose of Rosie's trip, together with her almost incredible endurance, an eternal optimism, and her own unswerving faith in the goodness of all and everything - human, animal and spiritual - keeps her going. As it does the reader too, actually.

But what a disappointing effort has been presented us by the publisher. Rosie's trip ended in late-August 2008; her story is published just the following May - and it shows. The proof-reading is excruciating; the editing shameful: could she not have been advised professionally to ease up a little on the Thank you everyones and persuaded to include more practical interest and detail?

And where are the MAPS? For goodness' sake: this is essentially a TRAVEL account!

Let us hope the title wins a reprint. A considered reprint.

Verdict: Five out of five for Rosie; one out of five the publisher.
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