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Andrew James Digital Electric Induction Hob 2000 Watt
Andrew James Digital Electric Induction Hob 2000 Watt
Offered by Andrew James UK LTD
Price: £69.95

5.0 out of 5 stars very good, 25 Mar. 2013
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i bought this as a gift, i understand that it works very well. arrived quickly and well packaged, no problems.


10 x Pack 40watt G9 2pin Cap 240volt Clear
10 x Pack 40watt G9 2pin Cap 240volt Clear
Offered by best deal 4 u
Price: £3.82

5.0 out of 5 stars great value, 25 Mar. 2013
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these seem just like the ones that i have bought at many times the price. no problems, and as i have five lights that take these bulbs, and i find that they do not last that long it will be good to have the spare ones available too.


ghd IV Styler
ghd IV Styler
Price: £89.00

5.0 out of 5 stars excellent product, 25 Mar. 2013
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i bought these straighteners for myself after buying a pair for each of my daughters. my daughter who still lives at home has waist length hair, so i got her the wide plate ones, but i had always found the regular size ones that my elder daughter has to be easier to use on my chin length bobbed hair, so i got these after my elder daughter left home. my long-haired daughter still uses them when her own are at her dad's house, and they still work well on her hair, but it does take her longer.

just like my daughters' ghd straighteners they heat up very quickly to just the right temperature, stay hot without overheating, and are completely smooth so that they do not snag the hair at all. really, really good.


Back in the D.H.S.S. / The Trumpton Riots E.P.
Back in the D.H.S.S. / The Trumpton Riots E.P.
Price: £46.56

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars music for when you're on hold with the dwp, 1 July 2012
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this is a great record, even if you are too young or too far away to understand the references. the dhss would now be dwp, except customers are not allowed in anymore, you have to go to the jobcentre plus. actually you mostly have to apply by phone, they should play this when you are on hold. and it's income support, not supplementary benefit anymore, and i don't think you can claim it when you're dead nowadays.

and even though i'm old, i only just got the reference to pink floyd, 'careful with that spliff eugene', as i lost all my lps in 1984, i never replaced the floyd but i got this instead. it's a learning experience.

it cheers me up, even when the things that are worrying me are much much worse than the things that worry hmhb.


Nike Sports Water Bottle (Dark Obsidian/Black)
Nike Sports Water Bottle (Dark Obsidian/Black)
Offered by Wisdens Sports
Price: £7.49

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars best water bottles, 8 Aug. 2011
i've had nike water bottles for years, they don't fall out of the holder on my bike, they are easy to fill and easy to drink from with one hand, no need to fiddle with any kind of cap, and they are pretty grit proof. they are great for the gym, and i even take mine to bed as it never ever leaks and the cat can't drink out of it. the only thing you need to remember is to take it off your bike when parked, and to put it in your locker while in the shower or it will disappear. in fact i've never worn one out, they always get nicked first. the rubber grip makes it easy to use with wet hands, and a bit squashy so you can have a really big drink in one go.

they do not give the water a funny, and worrying, taste like some cheap bottles.

this latest one is even better, the angle is somehow right, and the cap is always correctly aligned when screwed on whatever position you start from, which surprised me, i thought you would have to look and line it up. the rubber grip is a bit different, a bit more comfortable to hold as there is no join between the rubber and the plastic where the palm of your hand naturally holds it.

i'm writing this great review so loads of people will buy them and mine will not get nicked so often. and maybe they will make them in more colours so i can identify mine easily at the gym, well the one i currently own, as several people at the gym have bottles that used to be mine.


Teach Yourself Bass Guitar (Step One Teach Yourself)
Teach Yourself Bass Guitar (Step One Teach Yourself)
by unknown
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.71

4 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars very helpful book, shame they did not credit the author, 17 Nov. 2010
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i bought this book when i got my first bass, it is really good, and the dvd is short but very helpful. the only reason that i gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because i also got a book out of the library while i waited for it to arrive, called 'Beginning Bass Guitar' by Peter Pickow (1986, no dvd obviously) and this turned out to be the same book! it looks completely different, it's a different shape with a different cover as well as the different title, but the words, tunes and drawings are exactly the same, except for some typos. they missed out a funny line about holding the bass at waist level 'or even lower'. the old book also has some good photos of bass players in famous bands, and one famous bass player, all looking very ordinary despite their extraordinary clothes. i liked the photos, they gave a good impression of what you can aspire to achieve and what you might be expected to wear.

the shape and printing of the new book are much better cos you can see it better when you are playing.

also, calling it 'step one' is a bit annoying as there is no 'step two', but if there was i would buy a copy. the books are published by the same company so i guess they are entitled to do what they want with it.

i do hope that the picture on the cover was not changed because the bass player on the old book was black.


Bahco Laplander Folding Saw (396LAP)
Bahco Laplander Folding Saw (396LAP)
Offered by OlsenStore-UK
Price: £16.20

5.0 out of 5 stars works really well, 8 Oct. 2010
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i bought this because it had good reviews, which i would say are well deserved. it is effective and easy to use. i also got a good idea from the reviews and will change the brown strap for a colourful one which would be easier to find amongst all the branches i have so quickly sawn. about 5 times faster than my old saw.


The Frozen Borderline: 1968-1970 (International Release)
The Frozen Borderline: 1968-1970 (International Release)
Price: £12.14

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect winter music - may stop babies from crying, 19 April 2010
over the winter i had this in the car and listened to it day in day out. there's nothing better to listen to driving across the snowy wastes of niddrie. stuck in traffic with a view over the Jack Kane park i began to expect a sleigh carrying white-haired intellectuals to shoot out from the trees, you can open the windows on a sunny icy day and enjoy real winter beauty and raise the tone of the neighbourhood at the same time.

i had a mum and a young baby in the car a few times, when mum made me turn the music off the baby kept crying, i would be interested to know if others have observed the same effect.

if you're a scottish outreach worker and cold and poor i recommend you look out for a cheap copy and keep it as something to look forward to when it gets (really) cold again.


Berlin [Limited Edition Digipak]
Berlin [Limited Edition Digipak]
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £12.93

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars sad and lovely, 26 Dec. 2009
i like this because it is sad and pretty, but most people who have been subjected to it in my car thought it was boring and wanted a different cd put on. i've seen children being taken away from their mothers a few times, and i find that song sad to the point of distressing


Enchanted [DVD] [2007]
Enchanted [DVD] [2007]
Dvd ~ Amy Adams
Price: £5.00

5.0 out of 5 stars enjoyable for adults, 10 Aug. 2009
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This review is from: Enchanted [DVD] [2007] (DVD)
my daughter insisted i watch this film, and against my will i actually enjoyed it.


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