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Emgreat Wired Remote Shutter Release for Canon EOS 70D 60D 700D 1200D 650D 600D
Emgreat Wired Remote Shutter Release for Canon EOS 70D 60D 700D 1200D 650D 600D
Offered by Emgreat (Shipping time 7-15 days)
Price: £9.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works well; perfect price, 7 Aug. 2014
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Ordered for my Canon 100D. Paid £4
Works perfectly in Bulb mode locking into place for long exposures, and also works for taking general shots by pushing the button. Cable is long enough not to be a problem


Mantona 63cm Bag for Tripod
Mantona 63cm Bag for Tripod
Offered by Koester GERMANY
Price: £23.91

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent quality tripod bag, 15 Aug. 2013
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Brought this for my new Mantona MKC3-H01 tripod, as it didn’t come with a bag.
The bag is of very good quality, with plenty of padding. It is slightly longer than the tripod, but this leaves plenty of room for small items. It was supplied with an easy to assemble shoulder strap, and a small zipped storage pouch for a small torch. If I was to look for a criticism, then maybe the pouch could have been larger, but that is all. The bag is tough and resilient, and comfortable to wear, so have been very pleased with it.


Tragic Idol
Tragic Idol
Price: £28.43

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cracking album returning to their Icon / Draconian times sound, 7 May 2012
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This review is from: Tragic Idol (Audio CD)
PL have delivered another cracking album, which although I enjoyed FDUDUU, i was relieved to find this was not as crushingly heavy as the previous album, and is perhaps a return to their Draconian times sound. The only disappointment to me was the lack of keyboards that has been used strategically on the previous few albums. There is not a bad track on the album; 'Fear of impending hell' proves that Nick still has a good singing voice, whereas 'In this we dwell' delivers a faster, heavier, sound with aggressive vocals. The title track is a good all rounder with familiar elements from their previous albums, whilst 'Honesty in death' delivers a good shout along number.

Is the box set version with 2 bonus songs worth it? Yes, in my opinion. The box set features a full colour inlay card, 2 CDs, and full lyrics. Paradise Lost's B Sides & bonus tracks are usually hi-lights that really should have made the main album, and these are no exception. 'Ending through changes' is a typical TI song, whilst the Spear of Destiny cover of 'Never take me alive', although not straying far from the original, certainly has the Paradise Lost stamp on it. However, A further track recorded for TI 'The last fallen saviour' is not on this album.

An excellent album, proving Paradise Lost can still deliver the goods, whilst progressing their sound further.
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The Wild Witches and the Talisman (A Tim paperback)
The Wild Witches and the Talisman (A Tim paperback)
by Sheila K. McCullagh
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a flashback to a good childhood read, 18 Mar. 2012
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I found 2 of the other books from this series when clearing out the loft (magic in the north, and burglars in the yard). I remember them being outstanding books from my childhood, so gave them a re-read, and they still have the magic they used to, the Harry Potter books before their time. Wild witches & the Talisman was the best of the 4 of this series, and tells the storey of how a girl is sent into hollow hill to retrieve the talisman from the wild witches, who have ousted its resident population, and stolen the artifact. She drinks a potion to make her invisible, and infiltrates the camp via a secret tunnel.
Perhaps some of the language is a little dated, but when my daughter is old enough, perhaps (7 years old?) I will suggest she reads these books. The books is illustrated in B&W and is the second of four books in the series.


Wall Mounted Bottle Opener With Cork Cap Catcher Black
Wall Mounted Bottle Opener With Cork Cap Catcher Black
Offered by PRC DISPOSABLES LTD
Price: £9.50

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars functional bottle opener with catcher, 18 Mar. 2012
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After the wife moaning about me leaving bottle tops on the kitchen surface, i brought this functional item. It was larger than I expected (300H x 140W x 90D) but not a problem. Ive only used it a few times, and it works well, and could hold 100-200 bottle tops perhaps at capacity! (more than overkill) It was supplied with 2 screws, and wall plugs which fix into the opener. the bin simply lifts off for emptying, and fits snugly over the opener. Pleased with the item.


Das Führer-Quartett: Alle Schwarzen Peter der Weltgeschichte in einem Kartenspiel!
Das Führer-Quartett: Alle Schwarzen Peter der Weltgeschichte in einem Kartenspiel!
by Volker Oppmann
Edition: Toy

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars nice product, but in German. Categories could have been better, 28 Feb. 2012
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A drunken bet to find Serial killers, or Dictators "top trumps" led to me ordering this item. It arrived in a clear plastic box, and the 32 cards have some colour and of good quality. However, everything is in German. I had to Google for translations, but I knew this when I brought it. Categories are:
1 Certificate of leadership *
2 introduced
3 leadership
4 dissipated
5 reason for not be leader anymore
6 number of children / descendants
Categories lack the morbid, but all important 'body count'. I guess this was step too far for them. After all, this was a controversial item!
Dictators include: Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Lenin, Stalin, Milosevic, Pol Pot, Hussein, Sitting bull (!), Napoleon, Castro, Idi Amin, and many others. The problem is it cannot be easily played as a game, as two of the categories (*starred above) are not numerical values. So I have yet to play a game yet.
However, it satisfied my curiosity, and is a quirky, interesting item to own.


USB A Female to Mini USB B 5 Pin Male Adapter
USB A Female to Mini USB B 5 Pin Male Adapter
Offered by accmart
Price: £0.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars possibly not the best quality, 25 Feb. 2012
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This item was slightly difficult to track down. However, on first use, the smaller connection came loose, and tilted downwards, almost coming out the unit. I couldnt get it to work, but that might be the type of application I was using it for, so can't say for certain if it was bust.


Radio
Radio
Price: £15.69

5.0 out of 5 stars A return to Max Graham's best work, 18 Feb. 2011
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This review is from: Radio (Audio CD)
I have been a fan of Max Graham's work for 10 years, so it surprising that it is only now that after releasing several compilations, he has only now released his first artist album, but this is all new material. After experimenting in other genres, and the commercial success of `owner of a lonely heart', this is a return to his earlier roots, and the album is distinctively trance.
Fans of his earlier works like `falling together' and `bar none' will find some elements of that on this new album, and that distinctive `max graham' sound. This album is more like `Transport' than the `mixmag live', but with some of the better elements of `shine'. The obvious highlights of the album are `sun in the winter' feat Neev Kennedy on vocals which has a haunting melody; and was championed by Armin Van Buuren, and even featured on his State of Trance 2010. And `Nothing else matters', not a Metallica remake, but another melodic trance record featuring the vocals of Ana Criado. A remake of `Does she know yet' is also a mainstay on the album.
But the album is not a straight forward dance outing, and the lineup features several ambient numbers. Max Graham explains in his inlay card, that this album is a window into a persons many moods, and that `Radio' is a collection of different styles. The album opens on an ambient number but quickly launches into the powerful `Carbine', (a type of firearm) which to me is where the album begins. It continues through through a few more powerful trance records, before settling into a couple of vocal tracks, then slowing to an ambient pace, before picking up for the last track. The remix of `I know you're gone' is not the original, but gives a different tilt on an older favourite.

At a time when some of my recent trance purchases have been under whelming, `Radio' has been my album of the year 2010, and has given me plenty of milage.
Fans of Max Graham's earlier work, will love this long time coming landmark album.


Mark of the Grizzly: True Stories of Recent Bear Attacks
Mark of the Grizzly: True Stories of Recent Bear Attacks
by Scott McMillion
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read for the casual bear attack reader, 17 Mar. 2008
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Having spent a few holidays in bear country, and suffered a small, harmless but terrifying encounter I set about researching more into bear encounters.

I have brought a couple of 'bear attacks books' but this was easily the best read for anyone without back country experience but with a morbid fascination about bear attacks.

Even my girlfriend who has no interest or desire to go to bear country couldnt put the book down and I found myself gripped by these stories of courage & disaster.

The book recounts actual encounters with bears with some first hand accounts and some third hand, tragic events. It is extremley well written with each chapter easy to read in a 20minute session. It doesnt analise the reasons behind general encounters or talk about statistics, but just those related to each storey which keeps the pace going very well. A very good read


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