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O Clock Unisex Tone on Tone Watch Oct03-S (Small) with Capri Blue Hypoallergenic Silicon Rubber Watch Strap
O Clock Unisex Tone on Tone Watch Oct03-S (Small) with Capri Blue Hypoallergenic Silicon Rubber Watch Strap
Price: 31.65

1.0 out of 5 stars Looks nice but not waterproof, 24 Oct 2013
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Bought for my wife who has a metal allergy as a change from the all-plastic Swatch models.

Cool packaging and the watch looks great.

Trouble is, it isn't waterproof. After a short while moisture built up inside and we had it replaced.

Same happened again so we gave up and I got her a Swatch.


OtterBox iPod Touch 4G Defender Case, Flash
OtterBox iPod Touch 4G Defender Case, Flash

5.0 out of 5 stars Essential if you get your kid an iPod touch, 24 Oct 2013
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If you get your kid an iPod touch this is well worth adding. Makes it almost indestructible.

OK, doesn't look as cool as without the case, but broken iPods aren't that cool either.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent jersey for year round use, 24 Oct 2013
I've used this for two years and confirm it's a brilliant jersey.

I cycle about 250k a week and have a large collection of cycling jerseys, but use this one about 90% of the time, despite it not having back pockets.

In the summer it is great on its own, even when it's 25-30 C. In the winter, with a merino base layer and a softshell, copes with all but the very coldest weather.

Very comfortable next to the skin, dries quickly, fit is just right.

FWIW Looks good in the orion (darkish blue-green), although obviously not the first consideration.

Not cheap, but you definitely get what you pay for.


Welding Burns
Welding Burns
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Price: 11.04

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the albums of the year, 29 Jan 2012
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This review is from: Welding Burns (Audio CD)
With a hint of the voice of The Boss, themes of Dylan, a bit of Tom Petty, songwriting skills not far off Steve Earle and a lot of himself, Rod Picott has released what is for me one of the best albums of 2011. The first two tracks are outstanding, although throughout whenever the amazing Amanda Shires adds fiddle and/or vocals you know it's going to be something worth listening to.

I suppose it fits in the alternative country genre so if you are into that you'll definitely like this. If not, or if like me you hate putting music into categories, it's still well worth a listen.


Go Waggaloo + Arlo Guthrie & Pete Seeger
Go Waggaloo + Arlo Guthrie & Pete Seeger
Price: 12.92

4.0 out of 5 stars Great for kids, 3 Dec 2011
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I wonder whether the poor review from the person who returned it may have missed the point. This is a collection of songs for kids. My 13 month year old loves it, starting to dance with a big smile every time. He especially likes the title track. I have to say also that as an adult it's pretty good to listen to as well - a refreshing change from most other music for kids.

If you've got small kids, highly recommended.


Eastern Vegetarian Cooking
Eastern Vegetarian Cooking
by Madhur Jaffrey
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.39

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The standard and still the best, 3 Oct 2011
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Just ordering a new copy, the old one having finally and completely fallen apart after 20-odd years. We have a large range of vegetarian cookbooks, including others by Madhur Jaffrey, but this is the one we always turn back to. Many of the recipes have become staples, both easy ones such as the spicy chickpeas and slightly more time-consuming ones such as the superb Dum Aloo.

I generally try out a new recipe exactly as written and then adapt it. The only note of caution, and the only real criticism, is that Jaffrey uses far too much salt (a point she seems to take on board in her later books).


Bach: Cello Suites. Rostropovich [Boxed set]
Bach: Cello Suites. Rostropovich [Boxed set]
Price: 17.59

5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sublime, 18 Dec 2007
I remember Rowan Williams saying something to the effect that Bach's solo cello suites are probably the closest one can get to the Divine through music, and I wouldn't disagree. And Rostropovich provides us with probably the closest one can get to a perfect performance.


Washington Square Serenade (Deluxe)
Washington Square Serenade (Deluxe)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of this year's highlights, 18 Dec 2007
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Arguably the best yet from Mr Earle. My review was delayed by working in the US (Alabama, appropriately) with this plugged firmly in the stereo and, like others, I'm amazed it hasn't attracted more attention, not only here but elsewhere.

The opening Tennessee Blues is a fine tune, although perhaps more could have been made of the breaks, but the following Down Here Below confirms this is something special the moment the fabulous Allison Moorer joins the refrain with her cutting/melting Southern edge.

In a time when the left and right of politics compete to demonstrate who can be the most intolerant and xenophobic, City of Immigrants is a joyous, refreshing celebration.

This is one of those albums where the highlight is the track you're currently listening to, but the blues based Red is the Color deserves a special mention, as does the soppy, romantic, exquisite Days Aren't Long Enough. Not forgetting the closing Way Down in the Hole, of which Waits himself would be proud.

Worth paying the extra for the DVD with Earle's hyper-active rambling on Greenwich Village, Dylan, guitars and life in general plus performance takes of the two together.


The Nrsv Concordance Unabridged: Including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books
The Nrsv Concordance Unabridged: Including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books
by John R. Kohlenberger
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you use the NRSV, an invaluable resource, 6 Oct 2006
Essential for any serious study of the Bible using the NRSV, by some margin my preferred translation. It seems to be out of print and there are some crazy prices out there, although 40 quid from Lund for a pretty much mint copy seemed entirely reasonable.


RADIO MALI
RADIO MALI
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Price: 9.99

17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A classic, 28 Jan 2004
This review is from: RADIO MALI (Audio CD)
Right from the brief opening of Njarka you know you've hit the play button on a seriously good CD. The next track, Yer Mali Gakoyoyo, confirms this.
And the rest of the album doesn't disappoint in its richness. Blues, most obviously on Amadinin, Cajun, echoes of Richie Havens on Hani and lovers of Scottish folk will find much to recognise. Influences, roots or a wonderful melting pot?
And throughout, an easy, natural, perfect rhythm that amateurs like me can only aspire to in the next life.


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