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Tigers in Red Weather
Tigers in Red Weather
by Liza Klaussmann
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars makes your skin tingle, 7 Aug. 2012
This review is from: Tigers in Red Weather (Hardcover)
Tigers in Red Weather After reading Tigers in Red Weather you will always remember the summer you spent at Martha's Vineyard. Liza Klaussmann's writing is so vivid that you can feel the sun shivering your skin and all the delicious promise of first love and longed for love. And you will come away that bit wiser about how easy it is to walk away in the opposite direction from the things we want most - and about that tipping point when a perfectly nice person turns into a monster. One to linger over and remember for a long time.


Watermelons: How Environmentalists are Killing the Planet, Destroying the Economy and Stealing Your Children's Future
Watermelons: How Environmentalists are Killing the Planet, Destroying the Economy and Stealing Your Children's Future
by James Delingpole
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.99

47 of 69 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great read - buy the book!, 16 Feb. 2012
James Delingpole is a brilliantly outspoken and funny writer and this latest work on the subject of Climate Change, aka Catastrophic Manmade Global Warming, and all things politically Green, will have you laughing and tutting from beginning to the end. He does not pull his punches and he lets all kinds of theories fly without a care as to where they might fall or who they will hit. You might agree with him, you might not, but you will certainly enjoy the story he has to tell.
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The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert
The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert
Price: £8.39

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, well researched and devastating review of the IPCC, 24 Oct. 2011
Here is a book for our time - one born from the blogosphere. Donna Lamfamboise recruited a small army of volunteers via her blog [...] to research and write this hugely devastating exposé of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Wherever you are in the Climate Change debate - not sure, alarmed or just not bothered, this is a must read book.


WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine - Ash Wood
WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine - Ash Wood
Offered by Sweatband
Price: £949.00

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top quality rowing machine, 23 April 2011
A joy to use, easy to set up and it looks great! Well worth the cost and I hope will give us many years of good exercise.


Humax PVR9300T/320GB Digital TV Recorder
Humax PVR9300T/320GB Digital TV Recorder

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 11 Oct. 2010
A great replacement for an ordinary freeview box with only one tuner - this has two, and a hard drive of course, which is just like the old analog days when you could actually tape something while watching something else, amazing.

Set was painless as the cables were already there for the freeview box.

Software and guides etc seem to be fine, not as good as the Eye TV software it replaced but then the Elgato Diversity dual tuner never worked as a dual tuner and then stopped working altogether after 3 years -not very good value.


Multi Touch Pen for iPhone, iPod Touch, HTC, Samsung, etc.
Multi Touch Pen for iPhone, iPod Touch, HTC, Samsung, etc.

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 10 Oct. 2010
Until a perfect iPad stylus comes along (one that has a fine tip) this is about as good as you will get.

It is much better than the rubber ended ones as it 'connects' with the screen with more predictability and with the need for far less pressure.

It is also much better than the overpriced (here anyway, it is cheap as chips on ebay) Pogo which has a sponge tip that lasts about five minutes before it is out of shape and wont connect with the iPad screen.

The secret to the iCooly is its retractable brush tip and cover which protects it from going out of shape. It is small so easy to draw with.

And it is cheap enough to buy again when the tip does go.

But come on Apple/Wacom, make a really fabby fine pen. We really really want one!


Ten One Pogo
Ten One Pogo

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect stylus for the iPad, 17 Sept. 2010
This is perfect for the iPad, much more responsive than the rubber ended makes. It does have a thick end, like a very small finger, but it is still very easy to draw fine lines with. Sadly the product on Amazon is expensive - ebay has it for a third of the cost.


The Hockey Stick Illusion;Climategate and the Corruption of Science (Independent Minds)
The Hockey Stick Illusion;Climategate and the Corruption of Science (Independent Minds)
by A W Montford
Edition: Paperback

8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best science book this year, 22 Mar. 2010
Simply the best science book I have read this past year.

The debunking of Climate Science's iconic Hockey Stick graph is told in an engaging and exciting way and Andrew explains all the science and statistics you need to know with great clarity and ease. The book is difficult to put down which shows he is writer of great skill - making science this fun takes talent.

I look forward to his next book - surely there must be a sequel considering the collapse of the anthropogenic global warming theory in the last few months.


The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism
The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism
by Michael J Behe
Edition: Hardcover

6 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good honest read, 2 Feb. 2009
I enjoyed this book immensely. I found most of the science easy to follow and the subject matter fascinating. It is not a polemic (as some of the reviewers seem to think it is) and it is well argued and thoughtful.

It is interesting to note that the good reviews both here and on the US site are fairly brief, compared to the bad reviews which might best be descibed as overlong rants.
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The Dawkins Delusion?: Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine
The Dawkins Delusion?: Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine
by Alister McGrath
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

39 of 108 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply brilliant, 26 Feb. 2007
This is a great read.

Alsiter McGrath writes with more authority and less rhetoric than Dawkins, whose book the God Delusion, is by comparison a struggle to get through as so much is either inaccurate or a spinning of the truth. McGrath goes for the big points and demolishes them with great clarity and vigour.

I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in this subject and debate - it makes a hugely valuable contribution.


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