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YKS Anti-glare Silicone Skin Case Cover for Xbox 360 Controller (blue+black)
YKS Anti-glare Silicone Skin Case Cover for Xbox 360 Controller (blue+black)
Offered by Bingo-UK
Price: £1.06

5.0 out of 5 stars Stops World War III in my house!, 21 Jan. 2015
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Useful item to stop brothers arguing over controllers! I bought different colours and now my three boys have their "own" controller!


BLACK POP WIG Curly Afro 70s Scouse Fancy Dress Costume
BLACK POP WIG Curly Afro 70s Scouse Fancy Dress Costume
Offered by Goods Online 24/7
Price: £2.69

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 29 Dec. 2014
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Great for fancy dresses. A decent size too. Arrived in good time. Recommended!


Assecure Camouflage Green Army Silicone Skin Protective Cover Xbox 360 Controller Camo Rubber Bumper Case
Assecure Camouflage Green Army Silicone Skin Protective Cover Xbox 360 Controller Camo Rubber Bumper Case
Offered by ZedLabz-outlet
Price: £3.49

5.0 out of 5 stars ) The product is great, making each Xbox controller individual so stopping arguments, 29 Dec. 2014
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Arrived quickly (in time for Christmas, yay!) The product is great, making each Xbox controller individual so stopping arguments! Recommended!


An Alternative Christmas
An Alternative Christmas
Price: £6.70

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A new soundtrack to Christmas!, 7 Nov. 2014
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A great mix of new stuff, modern classics and Christmas covers for those who are tired of hearing the same songs every Christmas. Some are gently wistful like the two tracks form She & Him, Travis and Belle & Sebastian. Others are far more rocky. Some tracks are the traditional isn't Christmas great, others deal with the loneliness that Christmas brings to many people.

Its a great double CD and I'm sure you'll find something to suit your mood on it.


Shakespeare's English Kings: History, Chronicle and Drama (Galaxy Books)
Shakespeare's English Kings: History, Chronicle and Drama (Galaxy Books)
by Peter Saccio
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Shakespeare's English Histories for Dummies., 7 Sept. 2014
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An almost unread copy of Shakespeare's English Kings arrived well packaged in less than a week. The perfect companion when reading Shakespeare's history plays as it put each King into context plus all the York's, Percy etc into place. A great service, very highly recommended!


Streets of Fire [Blu-ray]
Streets of Fire [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Diane Lane
Offered by ludovico_institute
Price: £10.99

3.0 out of 5 stars A 90 minute long 80's pop video!, 7 Aug. 2014
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I'm a big Walter Hill fan. In the 80's his films The Warriors, Southern Comfort, 48 Hours etc were watched constantly in the days when video was king! Streets of Fire was a disappointment to me when I first saw it. It looked the part, the cast is brilliant, the action is good but it didn't come together as a whole film. When I saw it was to be released on Blu Ray I gave it a second chance, unfortunately my opinion hasn't changed. Its like a 90 minute, 80's pop video dry ice, neon lit, big hair and leather! The story is Ellen Aim is kidnapped by Raven Shaddock and his biker gang. The kidnapping is witnessed by Reva who contacts her brother Cody, who comes back to the unnamed city and with the help of scrappy McCoy set out to do just that.

The extras include a great documentary with the director Walter Hill, Michael Pare and others full of anecdotes and trivia. The picture and sound are good too. Like all three star films its a matter of personal choice. Some people will love it!


The Dead (The Enemy Book 2)
The Dead (The Enemy Book 2)
Price: £3.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Don't let the Young Adult tag put you off, this is zombie fiction at its best!, 7 Aug. 2014
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After the cold opening at the start of first book in the series (The Enemy), where the reader is plunged straight in to the turmoil of an adult free London a year after the apocalyptic events. The Dead goes back to the first few weeks of the pandemic that turns everyone over the age 14 into flesh eating "sicko's!" Higson introduces a couple of new groups of children, struggling to survive the madness. Plus he gives more hints as to what makes the zombies tick. The story is also beginning to expand its mythology posing the reader questions:What lurks under London's financial district? Is The Lamb of God religion part of a godly plan? Why is Greg different? Characters who appear in the first book also appear in this, but obviously at different stages of their journey.

Just like in the first book, its action packed from the start and keeps up the pace throughout with the book. Some of the incidents would look brilliantly on film! But its the quiet bits where the traumatized children are trying to make sense of their new world that really hit home. Higson knows his zombie lore and like Robert Kirkman (author of The Walking Dead) he has the worrying trait of killing off his heroes, so giving the reader a real sense of dread when the zombies attack. You just don't know who is going to come out of the action in (literally) one piece!

I went straight into the third book and some of the lesser characters in The Dead become become the protagonist's in The Fear. Higson's really expanding the book's universe, the further the series goes the more entwined the disparate sets of survivors will become. Just like JK Rowling with the Harry Potter books, Higson knows where he's going with the books and I know they will go out with a bang not a whimper (fingers crossed anyway!)

Amazon, my only gripe is that I listened to the first book in the series on Audible (and it was fantastic!) but you haven't released the others in the series on Audible yet!


Paris
Paris
Price: £3.66

4.0 out of 5 stars Paris, 15 May 2014
This review is from: Paris (Kindle Edition)
If you've read Edward Rutherford before, you'll know what to expect from this book. A history of a city, or country seen through the eyes of several families from different social classes throughout the ages. Much in the same way that James Michener did in the past. The only difference between this book and the authors other works, is this book doesn't follow a chronological time line. It follows four families throughout one century and then dips into different periods of history too. The results are a little jarring and confusing at first, but you'll eventually settle into a rhythm, as I did. Rutherfurd's books are fantasyic for evoking a sense and feel of a great city throughout history and I compare him to Bill Bryson in the way he can get facts across to a reader in an interesting and informative way. Recommended!


Classic Musicals - 5 Film Collection [Blu-ray] [1958] [Region Free]
Classic Musicals - 5 Film Collection [Blu-ray] [1958] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Dick Van Dyke

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This was the deal of the year!, 5 Feb. 2014
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I got 5 of the greatest musicals ever made for the sum of £6.25! It was a no brainer. They're not vanilla disc either. They all come with a raft of extra features (I'm not sure how the extras compare to the single disc versions) and have been remastered to a great clarity of picture and sound. We've only watched Chitty Chitty Bang Bang but the colour and sound were awesome!


Wow Toys Holiday and Pets Bundle
Wow Toys Holiday and Pets Bundle

5.0 out of 5 stars Great for the girls!, 5 Feb. 2014
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Wow toys are just fab! Well built, colourful and sturdy my lads have loved to play with them for years. When ever my nieces come over they always make a beeline for them so when I saw this bundle I bought them. These are more tailored for girls, they are predominantly pink and orange (though one is green) and have lots of bits and bobs that aren't too small to be put away in the required vehicles. The added figures was a nice touch too. They were a big hit on Xmas day!


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