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Star Wars: The Old Republic Time Card (PC)
Star Wars: The Old Republic Time Card (PC)

3.0 out of 5 stars So this card is worth it when it sells for like £15, but £29, 3 Sep 2014
60 days subscription on SWTOR website is £18.99. So this card is worth it when it sells for like £15, but £29? Don't waste your money, thirty quid could buy a sub and a load of cartel coins too


The Complete Book of Drawing Manga
The Complete Book of Drawing Manga
by Peter Gray
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.39

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great for beginner, 20 Feb 2012
Good for kids 8+, will give a good overview of the basics of anatomy, animals, panels etc. (Not "real" manga though, my daughter wanted a book on how to draw proper Manga eyes and this book doesn't tell you). Didn't break the bank though, so no big deal. Great to get your kids (or adults) started, before you move on to proper Manga books (Like the More How To Draw Manga series etc).


The 13th Floor
The 13th Floor
Price: £10.48

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 12 Dec 2009
This review is from: The 13th Floor (Audio CD)
Previous reviewer said "mix between Abba and the Sisters of Mercy"... hmmm.. maybe Sarah Brightman singing with Metallica (during their orchestral phase) is closer. Lol, semantics.

I hate metal. Hate grungy chuggy doom-metal and such even more, with a passion usually reserved for country and western. BUT I love this album! Can't stop playing it, seriously. It's very... Wagnerian. And Gothic, poppy, beautiful. Dark, but not oppressively so.

Actually, reminds me a bit of Sarah Brightman's Fleur de Mal, similar feel. (Although Sirena were doing it first, obviously!).

Recommended. Even if you hate metal.


Modern Welsh Dictionary: A guide to the living language
Modern Welsh Dictionary: A guide to the living language
by Gareth King
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.79

22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars King is the King... erm.. brenin :), 19 Oct 2008
If you're looking to learn Welsh, or are a speaker but need a modern dictionary, then this is one to reach for. Modern terms (computer, internet), as well as a handy National Assembly terms section, make this one to sit on the desk of AMs as well as schoolkids. And since it's by Gareth King you know you're getting quality, and something for everyday use.

(If you want to learn Welsh, you should check out his Colloquial Welsh book/cd. Recently updated and republished, and worth every penny)


Apple iPod Universal Dock
Apple iPod Universal Dock

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Get the newer model, 21 Sep 2007
There is a newer model on Apple's website, that has a remote control included, can navigate playlists, and supports the iPod Classic/Touch. If you have one of those newer models then check it out (haven't seen it on Amazon yet)
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Britain BC: Life in Britain and Ireland Before the Romans
Britain BC: Life in Britain and Ireland Before the Romans
by Francis Pryor
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.39

37 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars why the antagonism?, 13 July 2007
This is a landmark book in terms of understanding Britain(ie the British Islands) in prehistory. All this talk of "missing celts" and "making Britain = England" is kind of missing the point somewhat. There WERE no celts in this period. No Welsh. No Scottish. No Cornish. Just BRITONS. Just lots of tribes and family groups living on this island. It wasn't until the Romans shut the Northern Britons off behind Hadrians wall that you get a notion of a "Scottish" country, land of the Picts. It wasn't until later again when the Saxons forced the Britons into the west, that you get a notion of Wales (Walas included modern-day Wales, Cumbria and Cornwall back then). As such, the notion of "celts" is a subject for Britain AD. They simply didn't exist in Britain BC. "Celt" is style of art of the period, found all across Europe. Not a type of people.

Francis has, and is doing, brilliant work in this field, this book should be required reading for anyone doing British history and/or archaeology. Also should be read by anyone with an interest in "celtic" spirituality and religion - everything the ancient Britons do has a religious aspect, and Francis is making the connections no-one else seems to be making (even though they seem obvious after he explains them)
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Hyn/Carreg Lafar
Hyn/Carreg Lafar
Offered by EliteDigital UK
Price: £32.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing record, 24 Jun 2007
This review is from: Hyn/Carreg Lafar (Audio CD)
But why is it listed under Bryn Terfel?

If you want Welsh music, this record is the place to start. Seriously. Folky, without being twiddly. Emotional, without going all Enya. This is Welsh music as it used to be done. But this is a 21st century record, from an amazingly talented group of people. Sounds slightly similar to Clannad, before they went all "Hooded Man". I just hope this band manage to keep the energy and freshness of this recording in the future.

I'm Welsh, but always thought the traditional tunes were either the twee things done at Eisteddfods, or the Male Voice things sang at Rugby matches. Neither of which I liked. I LOVE this though. This is how Welsh music should be done.


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