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King of Flash iPhone 6 Black 4.7" 2014 Premium Quality Sports Armband for Jogging, Running, Gym, Cycling with Key Pocket - Universal Size
King of Flash iPhone 6 Black 4.7" 2014 Premium Quality Sports Armband for Jogging, Running, Gym, Cycling with Key Pocket - Universal Size
Offered by KING OF FLASH
Price: £4.95

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars This is an okay quality pretty cheap armband for your phone when jogging etc, 16 Jun. 2015
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This is an okay quality pretty cheap armband for your phone when jogging etc. It does fit a standard iPhone 6 without a case. However it would be quite tricky to access the controls, especially volume when it's attached to the arm - so ideally you would have a volume control on the headphones.
It can fit quite a range of arms, but won't fit really fat (or muscled) ones. It only uses velcro to close, which whilst offering quite a strong closure initially can get clogged with hair, fluff etc. So I might not be so happy to use long term.

Personally I think I prefer to trust my phone to a bum bag.


Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar for GCSE - Digital Tester and Handbook
Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar for GCSE - Digital Tester and Handbook
by CGP Books
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great revision tool., 7 Jun. 2015
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This package comes in two parts: a CD ROm which installs on your computer, and a small (large pocket sized) handbook. All the information in the handbook is also in the computer programme, but its a handy quick reference away from the computer.

The computer program is very intuitive to use, and installed easily on my Mac (it also works with PCs). The program looks like a simple booklet with four tabs: spelling, vocabulary, punctuation and grammar. You click on a tab and get a menu of topics for that area. From this you can click on the individual items eg. "Who, Which and That" and get taken to a brief explanation of that rule, or alternatively click on the big arrow at the side and read through the rules like in a booklet. Alternatively you can tick boxes and create an interactive test.
The one area which is different is the vocabulary area, which instead goes through the key vocabulary for different subject areas, each subject area has a different "double page" of words to select for a test.
The tests can either be multiple choice or aural. The second is more challenging, the voice gives you the subject area and the context and then asks you to type in the chosen word.
I would suggest starting with multiple choice and then going on to the aural tests.

Overall this is a really useful way to brush up on spelling punctuation and grammar.


Booths Maps of London Poverty, 1889 (Old House)
Booths Maps of London Poverty, 1889 (Old House)
by Charles Booth
Edition: Poster
Price: £12.08

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 6 May 2015
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Packed with really useful and interesting information for the Historian/Family Historian.


Witchstruck (Tudor Witch 1)
Witchstruck (Tudor Witch 1)
by Victoria Lamb
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

3.0 out of 5 stars However I guess it is a pretty amusing light read, 15 April 2015
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I give this book 3 stars because my daughter is reading it, and keeping at reading it.
On the other hand I found it a very "trashy" book. The story is one more reminiscent of magazine serials when I was younger.
I was dubious about almost all aspects of the story, and that Queen Elizabeth I dabbled in witch craft when younger was particularly dubious.
However I guess it is a pretty amusing light read.


The Death's Head Chess Club
The Death's Head Chess Club
by John Donoghue
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £10.39

4.0 out of 5 stars A good read..., 22 Mar. 2015
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I liked this story.

However I wasn't totally convinced by the basic premise. A SS stormtrooper is injured and transferred to the concentration camps, he sets up a chess league to find the best chess player among the officers and men. In the camps the prisoners also play chess, one player is supposedly unbeatable.

Then years later there is another chess competition, a Jewish player is reluctant to play the German representative. Why?

The second half or so of the book is less compelling than the first. And at times I did feel that a better story was trying to get out. However it was enjoyable, and I quite liked the ending which draws together a lot of loose ends.


Strange Glory: A life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Strange Glory: A life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
by Charles Marsh
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.54

4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting - but maybe not a beginners book, 22 Mar. 2015
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Its an interesting academic biography.
Bonhoeffer is someone I had heard of but didn't know much about. This has remedied that.
The section on German Theology/Philosophy at the beginning of the 20th Century, was written for someone totally familiar with this area. Which was a pity, if I hadn't been reading the book for this review, I would have given up at this point. I really have no idea quite what the controversies were or what Bonhoeffer's early approach to them was.
What I did learn was that the view point was vastly different to my C of E crossed with late 20th century Evangelical understanding.

However the insights into his personal life and just how complex that life was, from the rest of the book is fascinating. Bonhoeffer is certainly not someone who can be easily and neatly pigeon holed. Eg. Was he gay or straight? From this book I think the answer has to be something far more complex.


Revlon ColorStay Makeup Foundation for Normal/Dry Skin - 30 ml, Buff
Revlon ColorStay Makeup Foundation for Normal/Dry Skin - 30 ml, Buff
Offered by BrightRetail
Price: £8.98

4.0 out of 5 stars Good coverage, 22 Mar. 2015
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First, it gives a great coverage. I had a ginormous red spot/insect bite, but just using this without concealer, covered it so it was not obvious to the casual glance.
Second I'm not sure about 24hr coverage, but after eating saucy noddles and spilling a lot around my mouth, and then using the napkin to clean up - there was still coverage!

So yes it provides a good, fairly matt coverage which lasts.


Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter - 2.55 g, Peach Parfait
Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter - 2.55 g, Peach Parfait
Price: £7.49

4.0 out of 5 stars This is somewhere between a lip balm and a lip ..., 12 Mar. 2015
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This is somewhere between a lip balm and a lip stick. It gives a slight hint of colour whilst moisturising your lips. But this is so subtle that you don't need to worry about being too accurate if you just need some extra moisture for your lips.
The one drawback? The cover is really tricky to pull off, this keeps the lip butter clean, but is tricky to remove to use.


Polti Forzaspira AG100 Window Vacuum Cleaner, 5 W
Polti Forzaspira AG100 Window Vacuum Cleaner, 5 W
Offered by Palm Six
Price: £56.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I love this. A great way to get a streak ..., 12 Mar. 2015
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I love this. A great way to get a streak free finish to windows, mirrors etc. it is also surprisingly light, so even someone with weak wrists like me can use it, even above head height.
This version doesn't have the attachment for smaller panes, or the built in sprayer, which is the only reason it has lost a star, because it would have been even more useful with those.
If you have really dirty windows you may need to also use a cloth and maybe to use this more than once.

It does a good job and makes window cleaning fun.


A Song for Issy Bradley
A Song for Issy Bradley
by Carys Bray
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £7.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Bad things can happen to Good people, 23 Jan. 2015
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This is a brilliant book.

izzy one of four children in a Mormon family living in North West, England has dies. This book tells the story of what happens next to her family. The story is told in turn by each of her siblings and her parents, as they grapple with their own grief and beliefs.

It is not propaganda for the Mormon Church; the Author was brought up in the church, but isn't a member any more. Neither is it an attack on the Church. It is a book about bad things happening to basically good people. It's also about human fallibility.

What makes it so good is that each character, even as far as we learn about them the minor characters, are believable. Ian, the Dad and a Bishop in the Mormon Church; is probably the hardest in some ways to empathise with, but the reader learns enough to empathise and probably even understand him more than he understands himself. Actually the only characters in the book I had no empathy for are Ian's parents.

It's a book that might make you cry, could make you smile, and will certainly show you something about human nature. Oh and you will learn a bit about the Mormon Church,must a bit.


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