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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid - goes off when detects steam and then can't be silenced, 10 Feb. 2014
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My wife used the steam cleaner downstairs he first day I installed the Nest Alarm on the upstairs landing and it went off and then it would not stop going off despite the steam clearing and the windows open. In the end I had to take all the batteries out as there is no reset option. Finally it cleared and put it back in place. All well for 3 weeks until my son comes back from university has a shower in the downstairs bathroom and sets it off again. This time it won't be silenced, going off repeatedly despite taking batteries out for three days. Even taking into another room doesn't seem to get it to clear. Really maddening and not at all well-thought out as you can't reset it.
Shame as it is easy to install and works well with the iPhone and iPad telling you an emergency. Another good feature is the light that comes on at night when you get up to go downstairs. It also looks good. Needs a bit of a rethink but at this price you have to expect more. Most annoyingly the return option ran out two days ago so can't get a refund.
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A Boxful of Ghosts: The Complete Ghost Stories of M. R. James, Charles Dickens's Ghost Stories, Best Ghost Stories, Irish Ghost Stories (Collectors Library)
A Boxful of Ghosts: The Complete Ghost Stories of M. R. James, Charles Dickens's Ghost Stories, Best Ghost Stories, Irish Ghost Stories (Collectors Library)
by M. R. James
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice little set, 24 Jan. 2014
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The set is neat and compact and provides a good number of ghost stories, principally MR James but also Charles Dickens, Edgar Allen Poe and Sheridan Fanu.

The overall quality of the books is good though getting them out of the case can be a tight squeeze.

I am satisfied overall with my purchase.
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Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D Lens
Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D Lens
Price: £805.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great lens, 24 Jan. 2014
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This lens is certainly well constructed and looks good with my Nikon Df.

It is early days yet but the images I have taken so far have been excellent quality.

I have not yet had a chance to use the defocus system but it looks pretty intuitive to use.

I will update the review in couple of months.


Green Blade BB-GC150 Telescopic Gutter Cleaner
Green Blade BB-GC150 Telescopic Gutter Cleaner
Price: £17.53

1.0 out of 5 stars Not that easy to use, 24 Jan. 2014
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I connected it to my hoselock hosepipe but it did not really fit that well and in fact broke off the first time I used it.


Black Handmade Genuine Camera Half Leather Case Bag Cover for Nikon DF (Bottom Open-able)
Black Handmade Genuine Camera Half Leather Case Bag Cover for Nikon DF (Bottom Open-able)
Offered by Prostrap2010
Price: £56.49

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice Item, 24 Jan. 2014
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The item fits the base of the Df snugly but you must ensure to use the brass screw to fasten it to the camera. Overall you barely notice that the case is on the camera and it protects it well.


George Harrison: Behind The Locked Door
George Harrison: Behind The Locked Door
by Graeme Thomson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £15.96

5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating, 1 Nov. 2013
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I have read all relevant Beatles books and so I could relate to this book. It answers a lot of questions as it goes into so much detail. Undoubtedly George Harrison was an extremely complicated character, someone who must have left a massive gap in the lives of those who were close to him. After reading this book I can't imagine the sense of loss some must still be experiencing even after so many years.
I am sure that there was a great deal more that Graeme Thompson must have found out along the way from his in depth research and interviews which he left out of the book, Possibly, a decision not to upset family. what he has written gives the reader a more clear insight into a man who will go down in history as an incredible human being with regard to speaking out so firmly about spirituality and the notion of death not being the end. I admire the author for actually researching George so well.


You Never Give Me Your Money: The Battle For The Soul Of The Beatles
You Never Give Me Your Money: The Battle For The Soul Of The Beatles
Price: £4.68

5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down, 28 May 2013
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Peter Doggett writes sympathetically to the Beatles plight of greedy business men who wanted to take their share of this groups wealth. What is fundamentally obvious is the only individuals who were trustworthy were their original support from Liverpool. The American business man comes across as raping them of their wealth by suing and counter sue. It actually drove a wedge between these four talented individuals.
It also probably affected their health to be honest long term especially George who was the most sensitive. It's a shame they were not looked after, but to be honest when Brian Epstein died they were orphans to the bad world of greed.
They were also a media juggernaut the likes that had never been seen in the last century and they were pioneers in learning the ropes of taxation, patents, copyright etc etc.


Shout!: The True Story of the "Beatles"
Shout!: The True Story of the "Beatles"
by Philip Norman
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Magical Book, 30 May 2012
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I am going to say here that Shout is a must read for anyone interested in The Fab Four. I could not put the book down, it carries you on a journey through the lives of these interesting charismatic musicians. Phillip Norman has written a down to earth life story of John, Paul, George and Ringo, and I deliberately place the guys in that order. I do think that Phillip Norman has done his homework and has dug deep talking to those who were close to The Beatles. There are undoubtedly worrying truths behind Brian Epsteins death. It is a valuable contribution to put into writing what may have happened from individuals concerns.
I do feel though that the author has short changed George Harrison in his writing. George was a shy gentleman and undoubtedly lived in the shadow of Lennon and MacCartney, but as Paul said in an interview George was part of four corners of the square and without all four they would not have been so massively successful.
There will always be a magic that surrounds The Beatles and I think Phillip Norman has captured that, if you read the book carefully, there was and probably still is a Supernatural element to each of their lives.


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