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SEKONDA GENTS BROWN DIAL EASY READ BROWN LEATHER STRAP WATCH WITH DATE COUNTER & 50 METERS WATER RESISTANT - 3882 -
SEKONDA GENTS BROWN DIAL EASY READ BROWN LEATHER STRAP WATCH WITH DATE COUNTER & 50 METERS WATER RESISTANT - 3882 -
Offered by NutriBurn
Price: 20.25

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A nice analogue watch, 29 July 2013
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This is the second watch I bought from Amazon. It arrived well before the promised date. I like its chunky appearance and its very comfortable strap, which is flexible with an inner softer leather. The dial is very attractive, the hands big enough to see easily even for me without my usual reading glasses. The second hand is yellow, a good contrast with the dial. The hours are marked with clear bold arabic numerals. The watch needed a slight adjustment on purchase but has kept excellent time ever since. This is a man's watch, needing a man's wrist size. I am very pleased with it and would highly recommend it. Don't forget that the stainless steel back of the watch is protected by a disc of clear plastic which must be peeled off.


Chrome Mirror Corners - 35mm (Pack of 4)
Chrome Mirror Corners - 35mm (Pack of 4)
Offered by Trade Supplies-UK
Price: 2.19

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful Mirror Corners, 22 July 2013
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Neat, attractive corners. I had to tap out the drill holes to take my screws, but no problem and I am very pleased.
Arrived very quickly after order.


Panasonic SC-HTB520EB-K 240W Sound Bar with Wireless Downfiring Subwoofer (2 Piece Set) (Old model)
Panasonic SC-HTB520EB-K 240W Sound Bar with Wireless Downfiring Subwoofer (2 Piece Set) (Old model)

4.0 out of 5 stars Panasonic Soundbar with Sub-woofer, 15 April 2013
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So far I am very pleased with the purchase of the SC-HTB520EB-K. Panasonic TV sound is good in my experience but the Soundbar improves the overall spectrum of sound - mainly due to the contribution from the sub-woofer which mixes in a richer sound component. The six speakers in the soundbar itself give a detailed mid and upper frequency sound that is particularly good at picking out voices in a complex dramatic situation, like for example BBC's Casualty programme. Often, modern actors seem to lack the voice clarity skills we were once used to (and which can still be heard on older TV series) and the Panny soundbar really helps in those situations.
I have positioned the sub-woofer fairly close to the TV - since it gives a more combined sound - there seems to be no advantage in having strong bass coming from a place far from the TV.
I found the infrared 'blaster' essential in through-putting signals from the TV remote to the TV sensor. It is a strong selling feature, not available with many soundbars. The blaster needs to be positioned to one side of the soundbar since it beams IR at an angle to the TV sensor. The remote is neat and the two functions buttons 'TV' and 'Mute' are also used to select the type of sound required. I have found personally that that Surround ON and 3D OFF give best claarity. It is slightly annoying that 3D is reset to ON every time the Soundbar is shut down. The sub-woofer output is controlled separately from the soundbar volume, so you can mix in as much bass as you need, for the most pleasing sound.
The neatest feature is the HDMI connection to the TV. If you have a Panasonic TV with an HDMI ARC (audio retorn control socket (in my TV HDMI #2) then all you need to do is to make two HDMI connection changes.
Although called 'Cinema Sound' the Soundbar does not do what a 5.1 System does. Surround is virtual rather than actual. However not everone wants a speaker in every corner of their room. If you want a significant improvement in clarity and a much better quality of bass component sound then this Panasonic Soundbar is a purchase I would recommend.


OXO Good Grips Big Button Soap/ Lotion Dispenser
OXO Good Grips Big Button Soap/ Lotion Dispenser
Price: 15.09

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Dispenser, 3 April 2013
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I bought this as a second for the bathroom. The one we use in the kitchen is so good. The best things about it are: the button makes use easy and you can get just as much soap as you want, the nozle delivers without drips; the construction makes it very stable; the filling hole is wide and easy to use. Certainly the best dispenser ever, and it is very attractive.


Panasonic Genuine Remote Control EUR7659YN0, fits models: DMR-EX95VEBS, DMR-EZ45VEBS
Panasonic Genuine Remote Control EUR7659YN0, fits models: DMR-EX95VEBS, DMR-EZ45VEBS
Offered by cherrypickelectronics
Price: 14.54

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Quality Panasonic Remote, 2 Mar 2013
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Very quick delivery from the suppliers. A good replacement for the original DVD Recorder remote. Editing the HDD recordings eventually wears out the buttons. This replacement is fine. Perhaps better than the original.


Olfa MC-45 Spare Blades
Olfa MC-45 Spare Blades

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice sharp blades, 2 Mar 2013
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This review is from: Olfa MC-45 Spare Blades (Toy)
I bought these for my wife who uses then to cut picture mounts. Delivery was quick and the blades were just right, although a little expensive. But I think good blades, like these are not cheap.


WENLOCK BALL TOP METAL GATE- Fits gap 900mm - 940mm
WENLOCK BALL TOP METAL GATE- Fits gap 900mm - 940mm
Offered by Click4garden
Price: 76.94

5.0 out of 5 stars A neat little gate that is fairly quick to fit, 2 Mar 2013
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I chose 5 star rating because the price is good, the construction quality of the gate is good and the protective wrapping and delivery speed are exceptionally good. I bought the gate to keep the occasional stray dog out of the garden. It is not a barrier against burglars, even though it can be secured by a padlock. It was easy to fit but needed some wooden pieces to allow it to completely fill the gap. That's fair enough since no gate, except custom-made, will be a perfect fit. One goes for one that is close enough to fill the gap. This Wenlock Ball Top gate is black and attractve with knobs on the top of the verticals - which I like.
The catch is slightly tricky to assemble but there is a giude with illustrations. One needs two spanners (an open ended one and a socket type work well together}. There are long adjuster threaded bolts on the hinges that enable one to get the position of the gate just right. I fitted it during very cold weather - uncomfortable - but it didn't take too long. I'm very pleased with the result. If this size fits for you (and don't forget there is a degree of adjustment) then I recommend you buy it.


Vax U91-LF-B LiFE Cordless Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Vax U91-LF-B LiFE Cordless Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Price: 139.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A superb cordless cleaner from Vax, 2 Feb 2013
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All cordlesss cleaners have advantages including lightness and convenience (no long trailing cords to plug in). They are designed to do a short cleaning job with minimum effort. This Vax LiFE cordless is designed just for for that. It is light, has a cylinder to collect the bits (no dusty bags)and will run with or without a rotating, sweeping brush. The handle is very comfortable and the thumb switch is easy to use. I enjoy using it. The secret is an ergonomic design with led lights to tell you clearly how much power is left. The battery is the real heart of a cordless cleaner. This one is superb. It is powerful, lasts for up to 20 minutes and retains full power with no fade whatsoever. The battery is removeable like a casette and takes about 2.5 hours to charge. Great purchase.


Sky+HD Remote Control sealed in Official Sky Branded Retail Packaging, including Duracell Batteries and Manual - SKY120
Sky+HD Remote Control sealed in Official Sky Branded Retail Packaging, including Duracell Batteries and Manual - SKY120
Price: 20.96

5.0 out of 5 stars SKY + HD Remote, 21 Nov 2012
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I ourchased this item through Amazon.co.uk. The supplier MyMemory despatched the item the next day after ordering. The item arrived well in time and very well packed. The inclusion of two AA Duracell batteries makes set up easy - nothing more to buy. There are no instructions included with the pack about setting up for TV control, but the purchaser is directed to Sky's on-line code checker to get the necessary information. If you have the code already then it is quick to set the remote up. An important thing is to start with the TV ON before putting in the code. The sequence on the remote is:

Press TV button
Hold down Select and Red buttons together for 2 seconds (red light flashes twice)
Press TV button again
Key in the 4 digit code (red light flashes twice)
Press Stand-by button - TV should switch OFF
Press Select button to finish.

The quality of this remote is good. Well made and with a nice positive feel to the buttons
I highly recommend it.


On the Other Side
On the Other Side
by Tina Negus
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Poems to read and read again, 23 Sep 2012
This review is from: On the Other Side (Paperback)
The title of the anthology is also the title of the penultimate poem, which relates how the author is kneeling looking through a keyhole of a locked door of a church, observing and describing what she can see inside, where 'parishoners kneel in there, as I kneel here, on the other side'. It is true to say that the poems are spirituallly reflective, about every aspect of the poet's experience and existence. There is a beautiful poem about her grandfather's wartime experience and the war graves in Europe. There are many meditative poems and beautifully descriptive poems about natural landscapes, about ancient 'pagan' sites, Japanese gardens, the killing of a tiger, singing with seals and several about the Yorkshire Dales. Such a rich collection of themes. The descriptive wordcraft is frequently brilliant, for example 'On Hazelrigg Moss rivulets of white run in the gullies, pool in the hollows, flood the moor with fluttering snow'.
This small finely produced book which contains 62 poems and 29 illustrations is as Mike Harding says, 'a gem'.


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