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ABC Products® Replacement Roberts DAB Digital Radio 7.5V / DC7.5V Volt Ac Mains Battery Charger Adapter Adaptor Power Supply Cord PU11 / PU21 / PU21A / PU21B / PU34 / PU34B / PU37 for Select Radios (Models Stated Below)
ABC Products® Replacement Roberts DAB Digital Radio 7.5V / DC7.5V Volt Ac Mains Battery Charger Adapter Adaptor Power Supply Cord PU11 / PU21 / PU21A / PU21B / PU34 / PU34B / PU37 for Select Radios (Models Stated Below)
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Price: £9.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat and functional, 19 Mar 2014
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My wife likes Roberts DAB radios and has 3 of them. They are pretty good, but there is a problem with the chargers. They all have the same plug but some are 7V centre negative and others are 7.5V centre positive like this one. Both of these died after not much use, but this unit is an effective and hopefully reliable replacement. I will update if it isn't.


SolidWorks 2012 Part I: Basic Tools
SolidWorks 2012 Part I: Basic Tools
by Paul Tran
Edition: Perfect Paperback
Price: £41.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Clear and helpful explanations, 24 Oct 2013
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Many years ago I learned technical drawing, the old way with pencils and a parallel motion drawing board. Recently I did a 2 year evening course in Solidworks and learned the basics. However, quite a lot of the capacities of the software weren't covered, and a few bits I didn't quite get. This book, and in particular the disc-based tutorials enabled me to learn the use of several functions from scratch.


Fleabag & the Ring Fire 2013
Fleabag & the Ring Fire 2013
by Beth Webb
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful and funny, 24 Oct 2013
I have to declare an interest here: Beth is a friend and colleague of my wife's, and also probably the best story-teller I have ever encountered. As friends in the writing trade often do, she gave us this book on the day it was published.

Not being a child, or these days having much contact with children, I don't exactly represent the book's target readership. Stuck to the phone while trying to report a fault to BT, I opened the book and started to read. With a lot of the children's books we get given, I tend to lose interest after the first few pages, but Fleabag had me hooked and I went on to finish it. Not only is it a rattling good yarn, the characters are totally engaging. They aren't just ciphers created to perform a role in the story, but credible people with real emotional depth. Each of them develops as the story progresses. The situation in which the story is set is not over-complex but interesting enough for you to feel it is a place you could actually be, and there is both gripping tension and moments of delightful absurdity. The dialogue is just right, with some wonderful asides and witticisms. And the ending is just right.

At no point does the author talk down to or patronize her readers. I should add that this new edition has been completely rewritten. Apparently it represents a significant improvement on the old edition, which to judge by the reviews, was already pretty good.


Stellar Sabatier 12" / 30cm Scalloped Slicer/Carver
Stellar Sabatier 12" / 30cm Scalloped Slicer/Carver
Offered by China Chaps Ltd
Price: £32.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best carving knife ever, 24 Oct 2013
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At last a carving knife that works, and keeps a good cutting edge. Too many work for a while and then go blunt and cannot be sharpened. I will be buying more of these.


Shakespeare Beyond Doubt? -- Exposing an Industry in Denial
Shakespeare Beyond Doubt? -- Exposing an Industry in Denial
by John M. Shahan
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.36

5 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Makes the case for reasonable certainty, 24 Oct 2013
Have you heard of a world-class writer who, so far as we know, knew the mighty of the land and yet never wrote a letter, who was never once claimed to be, or was referred to as a writer in his lifetime, whose educational achievements went entirely unrecorded, who never once visited the places he wrote so convincingly about, who could barely sign his name, and who though his works showed evidence of extensive learning, possessed on his death not a single book? Only one person this side of antiquity meets any of those criteria: Will Shakspere, the alleged author of the Shakespeare canon.

Of all the candidates for authorship, this obscure, apparently mean-minded small businessman from Stratford-upon-Avon has the least to commend him. And yet the Stratfordian juggernaut rolls on, and the best they can do is to shower the doubters with vituperation and insult. At least two of the negative reviews on this site provide neat examples of this trait.

The articles in this book don't say that Shakspere was definitely NOT the author: the book merely sets out evidence that makes an undeniable case that there is cause for reasonable doubt. For example, legal and medical experts show just how good and faultless was the author's knowledge of the principles and practice of both medicine and the law; Alexander Waugh describes in detail how much detail about life in Italy is contained in the plays; there is an interesting piece on the famous but bizarre frontispiece to the Folio edition, which consists of expertly drawn individual ineptly combined into a physically impossible composition.

I should also say that I found the writing style of the contributors both vivid and accessible, a joy to read.

Though I am an expert neither on literature or history, this book makes it plain to me that the evidence that Will Shakspere was not the author is pretty much unanswerable. That leaves two great mysteries. Firstly, who was the actual author? Secondly, why do the Shakespeare experts as a body not accept the evidence and apply their considerable energies and abilities to establishing who the true author was?

Buy this book: you will not be disappointed.
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Tone 50 Single Switched Wall Spot Light White Painted Finish
Tone 50 Single Switched Wall Spot Light White Painted Finish
Price: £14.65

5.0 out of 5 stars Looks neat, well made, 17 Aug 2013
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The electrician said it was easy to fit, it looks good in place and is solidly made. No trouble after 6 months' use.


Pixel RC-201/UC1 Shutter Cable Release with UC1 Type Remote Terminal for Olympus DSLR
Pixel RC-201/UC1 Shutter Cable Release with UC1 Type Remote Terminal for Olympus DSLR
Price: £7.80

5.0 out of 5 stars Good value, easy to use, 17 Aug 2013
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Rather than take them to be professionally reproduced, I have been photographing a collection of old black and white negatives, using a camera mounted on an arm attached to a tripod. Camera shake was a real problem - this little gadget fixed that, saving much time and troule


CAR/DESKTOP CHARGER for OLYMPUS replaces PS-BCS1
CAR/DESKTOP CHARGER for OLYMPUS replaces PS-BCS1

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant for the price., 17 Aug 2013
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Okay it's a it tacky and a bit stiff to insert the battery, but it works, the LED goes from red to green when the battery is charged. Note that it only comes with the 2 prong plug shown in the picture so you have to find an adaptor for 3 pin sockets. Since a replacement original charger is £30+ used or £50+ new you can't go wrong with this. Haven't used the 12V adaptor but it could be useful when away from home.


Operation Kronstadt
Operation Kronstadt
by Harry Ferguson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A rattling good tale, 4 Mar 2013
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Tells the parallel tales of Paul Dukes, gathering information on the post-revolutionary regime in St Petersburg, and of Gus Agar, who went to rescue him. Very skilfully told, utterly riveting, a graphic glimpse into a shocking time of which I knew little. Buy it, read it.


The Long Way
The Long Way
by Bernard Moitessier
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A one-off, 4 Mar 2013
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Moistessier entered the Sunday Times round the world yacht race and have rounded both capes, he thought the hell with the race, the money, the media attention etc, and decided instead to go to Tahiti to see his friends. Probably the longest single handed voyage ever, and certainly the most remarkable. This delightful and unmissable account tells of how he did it. You really get the feel you are there with him on his boat.


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