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PowerPlanet D-L18, D-LI95 Pentax High Capacity Compatible 2 Year Warranty Digital Camera Battery for Pentax Optio A10, A20, A30, A36, A40, E75, E85, L20, M85, S, S4, S4i, S5i, S5n, S5z, S6, S7, SV, SVi, T10, T20, W10, W20, WP, WPi, X
PowerPlanet D-L18, D-LI95 Pentax High Capacity Compatible 2 Year Warranty Digital Camera Battery for Pentax Optio A10, A20, A30, A36, A40, E75, E85, L20, M85, S, S4, S4i, S5i, S5n, S5z, S6, S7, SV, SVi, T10, T20, W10, W20, WP, WPi, X
Offered by PowerPlanet Europe
Price: 6.95


Living Room Songs
Living Room Songs
Price: 10.00

5.0 out of 5 stars More good stuff, 23 Mar 2014
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Another great collection of very simple sounding music that I never get tired of listening to. Less is more. Thank you Olafur.


Olafur Arnalds...And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness
Olafur Arnalds...And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness
Price: 11.39

5.0 out of 5 stars The man is a genius, 23 Mar 2014
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I listen to this, and other Olafur stuff, pretty incessantly, without getting bored. I love it. It is relaxing, yet lifting somehow.


The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the "Pink Floyd" Masterpiece
The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the "Pink Floyd" Masterpiece
by John Harris
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Better than I expected - a lot better actually, 23 Mar 2014
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I used to follow Floyd back in the day. Consequently I received this book as an Xmas present. I wasn't that keen on reading it at first, but once I started, I couldn't stop! It provided an interesting insight which would have better informed those schoolboy debates around the relative merits of Barrett vs Gilmour, and more. I was also surprised to find it very well written, and interesting! So much so I bought another copy for my sister. We were lucky enough to see the Floyd perform Dark Side of the Moon at the Empire in Liverpool in about 1924 (or it seems like it - 'then one day you find, ten years have got behind you' it was a very long time ago anyway). Pleasantly, surprisingly, good read. If you were ever into the Floyd in the 70's, you will find it interesting.


Acctim 93/723rc Milan Radio Controlled Wall Clock, White
Acctim 93/723rc Milan Radio Controlled Wall Clock, White
Price: 16.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Clear, crisp, quiet and easy to read, 23 Mar 2014
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Good clear clock. Note that it does not sit flush to the wall, due to the mechanism being deeper than the cowl. Some plastic mouldings also stick out of the back, presumably to prevent the buttons on the mechanism itself from touching the wall. With these mouldings left in place there was a large gap between the clock and the wall. That did not look good to me so I trimmed the offending mouldings down such that they were only just proud of the mechanism. Clock now sits an acceptable distance from the wall. Does look very 'clean and crisp', is reasonably quiet, and very easy to read. Radio mechanism works fine.


Sony Xperia M / C1904 / C1905 Black High Quality Pu Leather Flip Case Cover Plus Stylus Pen, Screen Protector & Screen Polishing Cloth
Sony Xperia M / C1904 / C1905 Black High Quality Pu Leather Flip Case Cover Plus Stylus Pen, Screen Protector & Screen Polishing Cloth
Offered by bestcases4u
Price: 3.65

5.0 out of 5 stars Unbelievably good quality, and fit, for price, 23 Mar 2014
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I was very sceptical of whether this would be any good, given very modest price. It is very good indeed. It is well made, fits perfectly with all ports available and the magnetic clasp makes it very easy to open and close. Could easily be mistaken for leather.


New - DeskCycle premium quality low profile design mini exercise bike for an invigorating work-workout, turn your office chair into a fitness work station. Smooth, whisper quiet magnetic resistance ideal for office, home or commercial use. Get fit whilst improving your health and productivity, easily fits under a desk or table.
New - DeskCycle premium quality low profile design mini exercise bike for an invigorating work-workout, turn your office chair into a fitness work station. Smooth, whisper quiet magnetic resistance ideal for office, home or commercial use. Get fit whilst improving your health and productivity, easily fits under a desk or table.
Offered by L.A. Gym
Price: 139.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nicely made, robust and smooth to operate, 23 Mar 2014
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Quiet, smooth, sits very solidly on floor and resistance is easy to adjust, and very effective. Seems well made with decent quality components. Not cheap, but doesn't look or feel it either. You appear to get what you pay for! Decent quality construction and some confidence that it will be fit for purpose (unlike several of the cheaper variants that we tried prior). If you are going to use it under a table or desk, and want to see the display easily, you will need the display extension kit. 10 seems a bit steep for what comprises a modest length stereo extension lead (3.5mm male to male jacks) and a small but appropriately bent piece of metal that acts as a stand, but it is convenient, and works.


Pentax HD DA Limited 15mm F4 ED AL Lens - Black
Pentax HD DA Limited 15mm F4 ED AL Lens - Black
Price: 517.81

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Compact, light, great detail - you can fit Cokin P series filter holder with a little tweaking, 27 Jan 2014
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Bought this after being disappointed with 'softness' of images achieved using a Tamron 10-24 zoom on my K5. Crispness in detail achieved with this lens is much improved (I use it for landscapes). Seems happiest when stopped down a little (edges still soften a little when wide open). I had read about issues fitting cokin (or Lee etc.) style filter holders to this lens due to the inbuilt hood on the lens (the retracted hood petals extend just beyond the end of the lens barrel), but these are easily surmounted. I used an 'empty' 49mm screw in filter (i.e. just the threaded ring with the glass removed) to extend the barrel and thread a couple of mm = just enough to enable a P series 49mm cokin adaptor ring to be screwed onto the lens without catching the end of the hood petals.

I found the Hoya economy UV filter (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00006JEAY/ref=cm_cr_ryp_prd_ttl_sol_5 ) to be perfect for this purpose. It is just the right depth, is threaded on the inside to accept the Cokin adaptor ring (also 49mm) and the glass is held in with a threaded washer hence can easily be removed without damage to it, the all important carrier ring, or you! It's also cheap.

I have not had any issues with vignetting, whilst using the above in conjunction with a Cokin P series wide-angle holder, and graduated filters. Haven't tried with the standard holder (the one that can take several filters at once).


Sonix Mode Operator Chair Asynchronous Maxi High Back, Burgundy
Sonix Mode Operator Chair Asynchronous Maxi High Back, Burgundy
Price: 115.97

1.0 out of 5 stars Broken, twice, due to totally inadequate packaging, 27 Jan 2014
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Ordered this from Amazon directly (not Spicers?) as a boxing day deal. Plastic shroud around bracket where back attaches to base was shattered. The plastic itself is quite thin and brittle, but probably adequate (it serves only cosmetic purpose) once chair is in use. Unfortunately the packing was woefully inadequate - thin cardboard carton, far to large, with heavy components loose inside. No internal packing. Box not even capable of supporting its own weight without distorting, let alone heavy chair components. Result = anything that could break on impact did, at some point during its journey from manufacturer to me. Returned and requested replacement, which duly arrived, in same packaging, and damaged in exactly same way. Returned and requested refund this time. Hard to judge quality of chair itself. Looked like it would have been ok, had it been packed with protection for its plastic bits.If you are considering buying one, suggest contacting supplier and asking how it will be packed (the carton appears to be from the manufacturers themselves hence the same problem may occur no matter where you buy it from).

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Cuisipro 83758004 Soap Foam Dispenser 390 ml Green
Cuisipro 83758004 Soap Foam Dispenser 390 ml Green
Offered by Artisana UK
Price: 10.22

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Sticks after short time, 25 Oct 2013
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Works well for first week or so, then starts to stick down. I've tried cleaning, sanding, oiling, and buying another, but all only offer temporary respite. Shame - looks nice and works well, for a short time..


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