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Prestige Cartridge Compatible Q6000A-Q6003A Toner Cartridges Replacement for HP Colour Laserjet 1600/2600/2605 - Assorted Colour (Pack of 4)
Prestige Cartridge Compatible Q6000A-Q6003A Toner Cartridges Replacement for HP Colour Laserjet 1600/2600/2605 - Assorted Colour (Pack of 4)
Price: £55.50

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value, 19 July 2015
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Excellent value. Unlike previous purchases from other suppliers this seems as good as the HP originals at a fraction of the price. But no recycling opportunities were given, otherwise it would be 5*.


Glazes and Glazing Techniques: A Glaze Journey (Ceramics)
Glazes and Glazing Techniques: A Glaze Journey (Ceramics)
by Greg Daly
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars more techinical than practical, 25 Sept. 2011
Am sure this is a useful technical guide. However, as something of a beginner, I was really in need of more basic, pratical information. I would, therefore, recommend it to the more experienced potter, seeking to enrich his/her knowledge of the firing process. It didn't fire me up!


500 Animals in Clay: Contemporary Expressions of the Animal Form (500 Series)
500 Animals in Clay: Contemporary Expressions of the Animal Form (500 Series)
by Joe Bova
Edition: Paperback

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring, 6 April 2009
I am a fan of this series,clearly designed to inspire. I know they are simply a collection of photos,but you really can feast on the ideas of others and gain the confidence to 'have a go'yourself.A little technical info on each and every item photographed would enhance this work still further.


The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes
The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes
by Emmanuel Cooper
Edition: Hardcover

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A super reference book, 7 Jan. 2009
A comprehensive selection of glazes.It's a pity lead glazes have been omitted completely, but, nevertheless, it's one of few books offering wide selection of mid temp glazes.Am busy trying them out.


1914-1918: The History of the First World War
1914-1918: The History of the First World War
by David Stevenson
Edition: Paperback

24 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not an accidental war..., 4 Jan. 2009
If you think that the European powers stumbled into the Great War by accident; that the generals were numbskulls who learned nothing from the slaughter on the Somme or at Verdun; or that the sudden collapse of Germany in 1918 owed little to British and French efforts, then read this book and think again.

This is a superb history of World War One, clearly written and comprehensive in its scope. Stevenson is clear that the origins of the war were not accidental. Politicians on both sides had choices and they chose war or the threat of war as preferable to the alternatives. In particular Austria-Hungary and Germany wanted a war in the Balkans and were willing to risk its escalation into a general European war.

This isn't a purely military history, although there are enough military details to understand why in the central years of the war defence usually prevailed over attack and neither side was able to achieve a decisive breakthrough on the Western Front. Stephenson shows how military tactics evolved on both sides and while the new weapons of tanks, gas and aircraft played a part, the decisive innovations were in the co-ordination of artillery with infantry.

Stevenson shows how the Allies were able to mobilise their greater economic resources and enforce the blockade of Germany and translate these into a military superiority that was able to absorb the Ludendorff offensives in early 1918 and then break the German resistance in Flanders. In this, the repeated willingness of Germany to risk all on further military initiatives brought about its own defeat. The decision to adopt unrestricted submarine warfare in 1917 brought the USA into the war. The 1918 offensives broke the German army while ultimately failing to break the Allies.

This is an impressive book that changed my views on the origins and conduct of the war.


Ceramic Painter's Pattern Book
Ceramic Painter's Pattern Book
by Rachel Byass
Edition: Paperback

1.0 out of 5 stars unimaginative, 3 Jan. 2009
A very basic book.Regretted buying it - simply line drawings of basic flowers etc for pots lacking in imagination and the personal touch.


Antony Worrall Thompson by Breville BL19 Intelligent Blender
Antony Worrall Thompson by Breville BL19 Intelligent Blender

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Useless, 27 Dec. 2008
Bought it to chop nuts for Xmas Roast- nightmare.Despite 'chop' facility Brazils stuck BELOW blades - those which it managed to chop were reduced to liquid with the result that we had a combination of whole brazils and oily sludge!A complete waste of times and money.Taking it back!!!!


Faust In Copenhagen: Struggle for the Soul of Physics and the Birth of the Nuclear Age
Faust In Copenhagen: Struggle for the Soul of Physics and the Birth of the Nuclear Age
by Gino Segre
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A disappointment., 27 Dec. 2008
This is a disappointing book which doesn't really live up to its title.

It is based around a skit on Goethe's Faust performed by some of the giants of 20th century physics at one of the annual meetings organised by Niels Bohr in Copenhagen. The trouble is that one of the ostensible protagonists, Pauli, was not even present. Another, Max Delbruck, did not play a central part in the development of physics, although he was an important contributor to the early years of molecular biology. However, as one of the leading contributors to the skit, he couldn't be left out.

Segre mixes his account with some of his family history in Nazi Germany. Although interesting in its own right, it isn't really relevant to the physics he discusses.

All in all, this book doesn't really hang together and doesn't add much to other accounts of the development of physics in the years before World War II.


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