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Ewan R. Brown "eoghan_ruaridh" (Edinburgh)

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APPLE iPad with Retina display - 4th generation - WiFi - 16 GB - white - NEW iOS 6, 9.7" high resolution Retina display, 5-megapixel iSight camera
APPLE iPad with Retina display - 4th generation - WiFi - 16 GB - white - NEW iOS 6, 9.7" high resolution Retina display, 5-megapixel iSight camera

10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Apple have lost it, 28 Jan 2014
I've finally given up on Apple kit. iPads used to be the bees knees : perfect, innovative and useful. Since IS07 last year, it all seems to have changed. Both my iPad and iPhone crash, hang, dither and burn through battery life in half the time the old kit did. It's less intuitive and it looks playschool comparred to my last ipad. Apple's own apps (pages, numbers and keynote) are now truly awful and i swear when using them as much as I used to with Microsoft. Unfortunately, apple stuff (and we have a lot of it in our house) has taken a turn very much for the worst and you should think carefully before buying any of it: android and other devices have caught up and the Apple premium is now less justifiable.


4 Pack - Doulton Supercarb M15 Water Filter Cartridges
4 Pack - Doulton Supercarb M15 Water Filter Cartridges
Offered by Finerfilters Limited
Price: £53.49

5.0 out of 5 stars As good as Franke filters - why pay more?, 23 Mar 2012
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I have used these Doulton filters for three years now both at home (kitchen sink) and in a boat. The toughest test is on the boat where "fresh" water is drawn from a tank: with this filter fitted and replaced every six months the water produced has always been pure and tasteless. Franke keep sending me an invitation to buy their filters, which cost twice as much. I can't see how they could be better than the Doutlon version.


Polyflex Polyurethane Sealant 310 Mls
Polyflex Polyurethane Sealant 310 Mls
Offered by Koi Zone
Price: £8.95

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Do not use for ponds/aquatic, 16 Mar 2012
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The sellers say that this sealant is ok for use in ponds/aquatic environments but plastered all over the product is "harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects" and "not suitable for continuous water immersion". So pretty useless for ponds actually. What a waste of money. I have had to order pond- safe sealant, not from this seller though.


Belkin Pleated Sleeve for iPad - Purple
Belkin Pleated Sleeve for iPad - Purple
Offered by AVIDES
Price: £9.18

5.0 out of 5 stars It's all you need for iPad 2, 10 July 2011
I was fretting over what case to buy for my iPad 2 but this is ideal if you already have the 'pad interactive cover. It's not a crash case so if you drop it, well that will be that. However, I have given up on laptops, notebooks, pens, paper, notepads and carry only my iPad in this perfectly satisfactory and economical Belkin case.


NEW 2014 Eco 100% stainless steel micro purification filter pure water bottle with dustcap 1600 litre
NEW 2014 Eco 100% stainless steel micro purification filter pure water bottle with dustcap 1600 litre
Offered by drinkSAFE-systems Ltd
Price: £22.95

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job but could be better quality, 26 Jun 2011
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I used this filter extensively in Kenya and had absolutely no problems or illness. So it does the job and no complaints there. However, despite the nice, robust stainless steel body, the cap plastic and I'm never quite sure whether I've over or under tightened it. It's so flimsy that you could strip the thread easily and ruin the bottle. To be fair, I haven't actually ruined it yet but for the price the manufacturing standard should be higher. Perhaps they should give it to the Germans to make?


The Future of Innovation
The Future of Innovation
by Bettina von Stamm
Edition: Paperback
Price: £34.44

5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiration from around the World, 18 Dec 2009
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This book asks a simple question of hundreds of innovation specialists around the World: What is the Future of Innovation? They have all been limited to a page and a half response, so the book is a fascinating compendium of thoughts from people that really think...about innovation. You probably won't want to read it cover to cover but the editors have made dipping in easy by weaving the articles with their own comments. There is also a good reference system if there is something particular you are searching for. There is an accompanying website that has on it even more articles that didn't make it into the book. Great job, good read.


Cherub WSM-330 Classic Mechanical Metronome - Black
Cherub WSM-330 Classic Mechanical Metronome - Black
Offered by Addtocart
Price: £18.97

18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Elegant and functional, 24 July 2009
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This metronome sits well on our black lacquer piano and it performs very well. It is smart, works well and sounds "quality".


Wooden Trainer Arrows - 27" Long - set of 5
Wooden Trainer Arrows - 27" Long - set of 5
Offered by Archery Supplies Direct
Price: £12.26

7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good basic arrows, 24 July 2009
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I bought these for my children to practice with in the back garden. They are well made and fit for purpose as trainer arrows. However, they are not for use by younger children unsupervised as they are metal tipped and can do damage to people & property.


Patton: A Genius for War
Patton: A Genius for War
by Carlo D'Este
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.22

5.0 out of 5 stars A great book depicting a great but fallible man., 12 Mar 2001
My father met Patton and from this encounter comes my facsination with the Americal general. D'Este does a good job. I understand a great deal more from reading this account, and I enjoyed reading it too.


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