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Monitor Audio WS100 Wireless Stereo Multimedia Speaker
Monitor Audio WS100 Wireless Stereo Multimedia Speaker
Price: £199.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great desk-top sound in a compact, but solid, package, 18 Aug 2014
Ideal desk-top sound solution - plugged directly into the laptop with the cable and give good sound (currently listening to classical music from The Proms). These are an excellent solution for desk-top, good sound quality - tuck in behind the monitor. As noted in another review, they sound better when tilted rather than left flat. A shortage of USB ports means that I'm using the 3.5mm cable and am very happy with the sound, and the quality of these speakers.


Gaggia Carezza Deluxe Espresso coffee Machine - RI8525/08
Gaggia Carezza Deluxe Espresso coffee Machine - RI8525/08
Offered by Imash
Price: £192.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Big disappointment, 12 Aug 2014
I naively assumed that Gaggia's name on the machine would mean I would get a good espresso reliably. I chose to use coffee pods and find that, despite following the instructions (not always easy), the filter holder leaks water and does not provide a good seal to produce a decent espresso. The water leaks down into the coffee cup so I get something approaching an Americano - but it's not even that!

Being a present that I had chosen, it's not easy to take it back, so all I can do is warn others of my experience.


The Consolations of Economics: How We Will All Benefit from the New World Order
The Consolations of Economics: How We Will All Benefit from the New World Order
by Gerard Lyons
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £13.59

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing high-level view of global economic interactions, 25 July 2014
Not necessarily an easy read, but worth dipping into and understanding something of the complex interactions occurring at national and international levels. It doesn't give a recipe for success, but gives a high-level view of what could be achieved if the political and business wills recognised mutually beneficial activities. Chapter 5 and the final chapter are probably of interest if you want to limit things to the European perspective - but dig into the rest of it for a better sense of what is going on.


CHELSEA BLACK BONDED LEATHER EXECUTIVE ARMCHAIR
CHELSEA BLACK BONDED LEATHER EXECUTIVE ARMCHAIR
Offered by MY FURNITURE WORLD
Price: £230.00

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great chair, very comfortable, 24 Jun 2014
Should have bought one of these long ago. Bought the cream one for my wife, and then bought the black one for me. Wish I'd done this long ago - comfortable and with a good range of adjustments. Suits my office space and makes the day feel much smoother all round. Well-built and not difficult to assemble.

Well recommended!!


CHELSEA CREAM BONDED LEATHER EXECUTIVE ARMCHAIR
CHELSEA CREAM BONDED LEATHER EXECUTIVE ARMCHAIR
Offered by MY FURNITURE WORLD
Price: £230.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent quality and comfortable, 15 May 2014
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Chose this chair after a long search, and the helpful reviews on Amazon. As most people have said, you can pay less, but this chair is very good value. It is well built, looks good, and is comfortable. We bought one for my wife's desk and she is delighted with it.

The chair was delivered within 24 hours of the order being placed. It took about 20 minutes to assemble on my own - the bonus being that I got to appreciate the quality construction involved. Metal base with good castors, good solid frame and fixings, and very comfortable to sit in. The raise/lower mechanism is smooth, and the tilt control is all that is needed. Very pleased with it.


Dymo LetraTag LT-100H Label Maker ABC Keyboard
Dymo LetraTag LT-100H Label Maker ABC Keyboard
Price: £19.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal if you have untidy handwriting, 7 May 2014
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This is great for labelling files; hanging files in filing cabinets; tool cabinet drawers (use the plastic tape here); and other things. Slightly fiddly to use but does what it promises and does it well.


Vax V-124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer
Vax V-124A Dual V Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer
Price: £161.63

5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says, 7 May 2014
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This cleans carpets very well. We had one where the dog had created a distinctly dirty area by walking over the same area and lying there. No amount of vacuuming shifted the change in colour.

A blitz with the Vax left us with a clean carpet that was pretty dry. We left the heating and dehumidifier on and it was dry within a couple of hours. The only odd thing was the distinct 'tram-lines' left by the Vax which disappeared after a couple of days and vacuuming.


PURE EVOKE-2S, Luxury Portable Stereo DAB/FM Radio - Maple
PURE EVOKE-2S, Luxury Portable Stereo DAB/FM Radio - Maple
Offered by Tribal UK
Price: £139.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good sound quality and easy to use, 7 May 2014
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Once programmed with preferred stations, it is a delight to use with good sound quality even in a large kitchen.

It seems odd, however, that this takes almost as long to 'warm up' as an old valve radio! (Old transistor radios, analogue/FM, seem to come to life immediately by comparison).


Blood Sugar 101: What They Don't Tell You about Diabetes
Blood Sugar 101: What They Don't Tell You about Diabetes
by Jenny Ruhl
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Must read, 7 May 2014
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For somebody coping with the realisation that health can change, this is a good read as it tells you stuff that nobody else (in the UK, at any rate) seems to know or be willing to make the time to tell you.


Paul Lamond Laser Maze Game
Paul Lamond Laser Maze Game
Offered by Smart Games Online
Price: £19.14

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant challenge, 7 May 2014
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My grandson, 11, and my step-son, 42, (with a degree in opto-electronics) were both fascinated by this - and both of them eventually ran into a challenge they could not complete.

Beat a jigsaw, any day!


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