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Colgate A1500 ProClinical Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Colgate A1500 ProClinical Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Price: 117.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Product (but A little Expensive), 20 July 2014
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This is a great product. I’ve been using its “auto” option, which basically makes the brush automatically move at three different speeds depending on the angle you are holding it at. One speed is used for brushing the sides of your teeth, one for the top/bottom, and one for brushing along the gumline.

Included in the packaging are three brush heads: two normal, and one for sensitive teeth. It is quite rigorous, so I thought I would need the sensitive brush, but I soon got used to it. My teeth feel very clean afterwards. I would say that this is better than my previous electric toothbrush which only had one speed and doesn’t seem as thorough. It also comes with a plastic travel case which will come in handy.

I would recommend this product.


Ring Automotive RCT3 Glovebox Kit
Ring Automotive RCT3 Glovebox Kit
Price: 11.69

4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty Neat, a Nice Compact Package, 19 July 2014
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As an emergency kit it is pretty neat, a nice compact package. The emergency envisaged seems to be a cold weather emergency, with hand warmer, ice scraper included. The emergency hammer/seatbelt cutter is one of those tools you imagine might be useful in other ways too, but adhesive plasters?, hardly emergency material, unless you panic at the sight of a small cut that can be covered by a small plaster. Surface cleaning wipes - to wipe away blood? A bit of a mish mash of items but the hammer and seatbelt cutter is one of those gadgets you would like to have in your car, having been introduced to it Emoji

Of course there is a poncho and a torch too, maybe in case you need to walk the rest of the way in the dark and rain. Emoji


AmazonBasics 7-Inch Black Sleeve for Nexus 7 / Kindle Fire / Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7-Inch Tablet
AmazonBasics 7-Inch Black Sleeve for Nexus 7 / Kindle Fire / Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7-Inch Tablet
Price: 4.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Basic Zip-Up Pouch. Padded, but won't give much protection if you drop yor device., 17 July 2014
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Not sure how much this will be selling for, but it is a basic, padded, functional Kindle wallet/holder. It is made of a springy cloth/polyurethane (?) material -Neoprene - with a polyester-with-cotton texture. It zips up, rather like a toiletries bag.

Whilst it won't protect your Kindle from hard knocks, it will cushion an accidental drop. It is more of a dust cover to protect your screen when not in use, or inside your bag.

If your Kindle already has a cover - as mine does - the Kindle will still just about fit in (or, at least it does for a slimline Origami-protected one). However, you won't be able to do up the zip!

Another disadvantage is you have to remove your device from the sleeve completely to use it.

If you can afford it, I would recommend the Origami Kindle cover,New Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 inch 7" 2013 (ALL Model Versions) BLUE Multi-Function / Position / Front & Back ORIGAMI Case / Cover / Typing & Viewing Stand / SLIM Flip Case With Magnetic Sleep Sensor & Screen Protector Shield Guard & Kindle Fire HDX 7 in... which will not only fit like a glove and automatically turn off or start yor device when you open or shut the cover, it also offers a hard case protection, should you drop your Kindle, as well as protecting the screen from scratches when not in use. Best of all, you do not have to remove it whenever you want to use it.

Just noticed the price is 4.99, which is not very basic. I wouldn't pay more than 2.99 for it.


Song Bird
Song Bird
Price: 3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful; Joan Baez Warbles Like a Bird, 29 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Song Bird (Audio CD)
One of the best female vocalists of a generation, Baez, together with Judy Collins and Mary, of Peter, Paul and Mary fame, helped shape a whole era of musical taste in the folk music genre.

Baez is also a mean acoustic guitar player.

My personal faves are, East Virginia, Banks of the Ohio, Twelve Gates to the City and All My Trials. "Too late, my brother! Too late, but never mind!"

Such a pity that 'There But For Fortune' isn't here. That would make it complete.


Time & Love And Her Essential Recordings
Time & Love And Her Essential Recordings
Price: 6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Timeless, I Never Tire of Listening to Laura Nyro, 29 Jun 2014
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I have played this over and over throughout the years, and was even happy to buy it yet again for my Kindle device to enjoy on holiday.

Laura Nyro came from a New York Jewish - Italian musical family. Her songwriting and musicianship are wonderful. 5th Dimension had hits with Nyro's Carpet Man, and Wedding Bell Blues, as well as Stoned Soul Picnic, an enduring track on the seminal LOVE MACHINE TURNS YOU ON 70's sampler. Barbara Streisand covered Stoney End (Nyro's version is so much better : if possible!). Bread covered the track, And When I Die.

My personal faves are, Eli's Coming, Goodbye Joe, Up on The Roof, It's Gonna Take a Miracle, and Sexy Mama.

Nyro, a bit of a free spirit, being bisexual, sadly died of ovarian cancer some years ago.


AmazonBasics A100 USB-Powered Computer Speakers - Black
AmazonBasics A100 USB-Powered Computer Speakers - Black
Price: 11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Functional, basic, 29 Jun 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
It is exactly what its name states. It is a standard set of PC speakers, probably not much more than ten quid (price not given at time of acquisition). The speakers themselves are quite good-looking. The relatively thick black cables are quite horrid, with both a USB type head AND a microphone head. It has to be plugged to a PC for your device to play, is the idea.

I would recommend as an alternative an Amazon Basics Bluetooth speaker AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker, which for 35 is a nifty "ghetto blaster" with great amp, bass and - hey! - no wires! In fact, a superior sound quality. Most devices these days do have Bluetooth, so really worthwhile forking out a couple of bob extra IMV.

Although the reviewed product is basic, my son was happy to take this away for use with his various different devices.


Solitare
Solitare
Price: 6.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pleasant enough, 28 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Solitare (MP3 Download)
It's not the blockbuster of Perhaps Love, the album with Jonathan Antoine. Charlotte can sound stunning at times, but the wonderful Charlotte & Jonathan harmonies are missed.

It is an album that sounds better with each listening, and is good in its own right. Charlotte appears to be doing a "Katherine Jenkins", with an easy-listening mix of classical (Pie Jesu) and schmultz (Solitaire).

I can endorse it, but it is neither as good as Charlotte & Jonathan, nor Katherine Jenkins; but then, they would be a near impossible act to beat!


The Wolf of Wall Street
The Wolf of Wall Street
Dvd
Offered by Lovefilm UK Limited
Price: 11.99

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best films ever made!, 2 Jun 2014
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Brilliant film. Many films of this length flag two-thirds of the way in. This one never did. It retained pace and momentum completely. I laughed like a drain throughout, especially having worked in the City myself.

Leonard di Caprio ought really have got an Oscar for his amazing performance. Jim Carey would have been envious! Usually, di Caprio plays the part of a sensitive soul. Incredible to see him here as an out and out extravert, bordering on sociopath, and with jet black hair. Watch out Jack Nicholson, he'll steal your crown.

Reservations? Should we be enjoying the antics of some thoroughly corrupt characters quite so much, and their hilariously debauched sex 'n drug scenes?

However, great film; one of the best I have ever seen. This'll be in the 8's in the IDBM film ratings (check the web site).

At almost three hours long, it is truly wonderful all the way through.


Philips Marvel Spiderman LED Night Light Indoor Children's Night Light - Blue, 2 x AA Required (Not Included)
Philips Marvel Spiderman LED Night Light Indoor Children's Night Light - Blue, 2 x AA Required (Not Included)
Price: 8.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Junior will like the Spiderman design., 31 May 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This gadget has a movement sensor which causes the night light to come on. No more feeling around in the dark or fumbling for the light switch.

Junior will love the Spiderman design. It is about the size of the palm of your hand.

Not bad value for money for the price, but a bit annoying you have to supply batteries separately.


Trunki PaddlePak Water-Resistant Backpack - Spike the PufferFish (Yellow)
Trunki PaddlePak Water-Resistant Backpack - Spike the PufferFish (Yellow)
Offered by Baba Me
Price: 13.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Versatile, Well-Made, Spacious, Cheerful Colour, 31 May 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is a brilliant idea. A waterproof backpack for school-age children to place their wet or damp swimming gear, in a cheerful animal themed style. The pufferfish one is apposite for its intended use.

Functional, roomy, lightweight, well-made. Despite being of a water-resistant material, the back is cleverly designed, of a breathable stringed vest-type and padded design, which means Junior will not perspire or feel discomfort, even if packed with a soggy wet towel and the temperature is warm.

Smart and trendy.


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