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Interesting Times: Discworld: The Unseen University Collection (Discworld Hardback Library)
Interesting Times: Discworld: The Unseen University Collection (Discworld Hardback Library)
by Terry Pratchett
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £7.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Not necessarily his best. But a good read anyway, 22 Aug 2014
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Not necessarily his best. But a good read anyway. Disappointed to find that this is a little book and does not match the size of the first published editions - it's on cheaper paper too.


Charles Jacobs Petrol Grass Strimmer Multi Brushcutter in Red 1500W 2-Stroke 52cc with Safety Kit Garden Tool
Charles Jacobs Petrol Grass Strimmer Multi Brushcutter in Red 1500W 2-Stroke 52cc with Safety Kit Garden Tool
Offered by Mk-trading
Price: £150.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Not without problems....., 21 July 2014
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Easy to assemble, effective in use (very powerful). The "bump to feed" strimmer line is a bit hit or miss, works sometimes, doesn't others. Mine will only run with the choke more or less fully deployed, even when warmed up and on a hot day. I suspect that a cable somewhere needs adjusting. I haven't investigated further yet.


Einhell BG-MT 3336 163CC Petrol Tiller
Einhell BG-MT 3336 163CC Petrol Tiller
Price: £243.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Do your muscles need a workout?, 20 April 2014
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This is a seriously powerful piece of kit. It will exercise your muscles.

I concur with other writers about some of the peculiarities. It's supplied with spanners that don't fit some of the bolts. The split pin that attaches the depth gauge can only be removed by someone who can also tear telephone directories in half.

I'm using mine on ground that dries to the consistency of housebricks (truly, it's that bad) and the tiller manages to cut through that. It would be nice if it broke the clods up a bit smaller (but the fact that it breaks them up at all is pretty impressive)

If you've got small hands, you'll find it difficult to lift the safety catch at the same time as you engage the clutch.

It always starts first pull.

So, some oddities about the thing, but it is the real deal otherwise.


The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
by Robert Macfarlane
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not THAT good, 14 Sep 2013
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This is a bestseller and has great reviews. It was OK, just. Lots of unnecessary flowery language, which I suspect is there for padding. If you were to take away the verbiage and some other unnecessary descriptive matter, this would be a rather short book. I'm a member of the Icknield Way Society, and even that was not covered that well. Buy, read, take to charity shop.


Cherry Sunburst Ukelele: Les Paul Ukulele with Soft Case
Cherry Sunburst Ukelele: Les Paul Ukulele with Soft Case
Offered by Ebony&Ivory
Price: £49.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, great fun., 31 July 2013
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I've always wanted a decent Uke. I'm a guitar player (and probably not a very good one) so I thought a little Uke would be a bit of light relief from trying to play like Eric Clapton (and sounding like Eric Pickles).

It's great fun, it's well-made (I think, I'm not an expert on Ukelele construction).

Whatever skills I have as a guitarist do not transfer well to it - tuning is a bit odd, and my fat fingers need retraining to the little fingerboard, nevertheless this is a nice thing and highly recommended.

Note this is a real musical instrument, suitable for adults, children, serious players and "fun" musicians.


British Insects: A photographic guide to every common species (Collins Complete Guide)
British Insects: A photographic guide to every common species (Collins Complete Guide)
by Michael Chinery
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.89

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Odd Indexing, 24 July 2013
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This is a nice resource, and is fairly complete. Oddly the indexing does not often use common names, you won't find "Wood wasp" in there (although it is mentioned in the text). Likewise "Marmalade fly" and "Thicknee" are missing - there are dozens of other examples. Other than that, it's good.


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4.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the box, 29 May 2013
Decent shaver, gives a nice close shave for an electric. Reliable so far (one year old). A bit slow. Rather noisy (in an "annoyed bee" sort of way).


Morphy Richards 48822 Soupmaker - Black
Morphy Richards 48822 Soupmaker - Black
Price: £40.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Simple Soups, 22 May 2013
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I bought this to make soup from unused vegetables. Soups are also a good way of filling yourself up with nutritious non-fattening food. This just makes it so easy. Fill the thing with roughly-chopped vegetables, a stock cube (not always necessary), some water and start it up. 21 minutes later - tasty soup. Others have complained about food burning onto the bottom. It hasn't happened to me yet and I am on my 23rd soup. I'm guessing you have to do something dumb to make that happen. I like this gadget, highly recommended!


SecurityIng - 420 TV Lines 1/3 Inch Sony CCD Weatherproof Night Vision Surveillance CCTV Camera, 36 IR Infrared LEDs, Day Color Vision / Night Black White Vision, for Indoor / Outdoor / Home / Business Security Video Surveillance
SecurityIng - 420 TV Lines 1/3 Inch Sony CCD Weatherproof Night Vision Surveillance CCTV Camera, 36 IR Infrared LEDs, Day Color Vision / Night Black White Vision, for Indoor / Outdoor / Home / Business Security Video Surveillance
Offered by ePath Direct
Price: £23.26

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value for money., 9 May 2013
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I bought this as a replacement for a better-known brand that packed up after water got in. It works fine, image quality is actually better than the camera it replaces. I've even got used to the funny colour. Recommended.


Pure Accessory - Charge PAK C6L Rechargeable Battery Pack for Pure
Pure Accessory - Charge PAK C6L Rechargeable Battery Pack for Pure
Offered by Superfi
Price: £34.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Better than batteries, 9 May 2013
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After years of buying batteries I finally bought this powerpack. It stays charged way longer than a single set of batteries lasts. It will pay for itself in a couple of months. If it proves to be reliable as well, it will be a real bargain.


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