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Draper 74308 Tyre Pressure Gauge
Draper 74308 Tyre Pressure Gauge

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Robustly reliable., 29 April 2014
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No batteries, no gimmicks, works every time. Nobody's going to borrow this one, which is why I had to buy another one anyway.


Haydn: The Paris Symphonies (live, Wiener Musikverein)
Haydn: The Paris Symphonies (live, Wiener Musikverein)
Price: £19.60

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly relaxing., 29 April 2014
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Having now played Haydn's Paris Symphonies a few times, I found the music to be typical in that each time I picked up on a phrase not previously noticed. No hesitation in recommending this recording, but without any technical lingo. Most relaxing but commands attention, typical of Haydn.


AA Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge
AA Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge
Price: £9.99

1.0 out of 5 stars SHORT WORKING LIFE, 15 April 2014
Having bought this one from a well known petrol station, I found that it was good for about six months. After that it became erratic. Battery replacement is not easy as it involves a strip down. Perhaps mine was a one off!


Original Album Classics
Original Album Classics
Price: £14.82

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Infectious rhythm and harmony., 13 April 2014
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This review is from: Original Album Classics (Audio CD)
Originally I bought this set for our daughter because she was a child during their era. She didn't get it. Having had a busy life when the children were young, this style of music tended to escape my attention. Now that I'm retired I can appreciate how good Boney M were. I defy any listener to sit still when their music is in the air. Like all good works, their style is timeless and, half a century later, it ought to get more air time than it does.


Chopin: Piano Works [Box set] [Etudes - Impromptus - Sonatas - Concertos - Mazurkas - Polonaise - Berceuse]
Chopin: Piano Works [Box set] [Etudes - Impromptus - Sonatas - Concertos - Mazurkas - Polonaise - Berceuse]

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 13 April 2014
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Being an amateur listener of 'the classics' I've found that radio programs tend to play music within a limited selection. Perversely, my early pleasure from classical music was from works by Isao Tomita, created on a synthesiser, but then sought the original works. Occasionally, having heard piano music without orchestral accompaniment, I found that it can be quite delightful. Now I'm exploring beyond the world of Beethoven, Mozart and Debussy. I know no technical terms, but I know what I like. As for CDs in general, what beats the radio is not having to listen to all the 'ers and ums' from amateurs trying to sound professional with prepared scripts.


Divorce & Splitting Up: Advice from a Top Divorce Lawyer
Divorce & Splitting Up: Advice from a Top Divorce Lawyer
by Marilyn Stowe
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Good advice at low cost., 13 April 2014
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Concise and unbiased advice has been set out in a manner which is easy to follow. Assuming that one would be under considerable stress beforehand, reading this guide helps to get things into perspective without actually telling the reader what to do. When in turmoil, the right path is not easy to find but Divorce & Splitting Up by Marilyn Stowe gets to the point of showing a way forward, depending on one's own circumstances.


Dawn Chorus
Dawn Chorus
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Stress Buster, 13 April 2014
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Having access to the natural delight of morning birdsong at any time within the twenty four hour day, the escape from stress is at hand. One wonders why such recordings get such little air time. What would complete the experience is the aroma of woodlands. Does anybody bottle it?


Collins World Atlas: Concise Edition (Collins World Atlases)
Collins World Atlas: Concise Edition (Collins World Atlases)

5.0 out of 5 stars It's a small world!, 13 April 2014
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A good size without sacrificing detail, accepting that sometimes what you seek is in the crease of the book, but that's common to all maps. Even the small print is clear.


Moving on: Breaking Up without Breaking Down (Relate Relationships)
Moving on: Breaking Up without Breaking Down (Relate Relationships)
by Suzie Hayman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Gets thoughts into a kind of order., 13 April 2014
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In the turmoil of marital strife this book is not a quick read, but what it does do (on the second read) is focus one's thoughts. Some quiet time is needed. I found it useful to make notes in the margin as I went through what was relevant to my own situation. Reading about the strife of others, when used as illustrations, helped to put my own problems into perspective. But that's what 'Relate' does anyway.


Dyson DC25 Multi Floor Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner for Every Floor Type
Dyson DC25 Multi Floor Lightweight Dyson Ball Upright Vacuum Cleaner for Every Floor Type

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I hate vacuum cleaners, but....!, 3 Dec. 2013
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....but I like this one. Normally they make enough noise to drive the old man out of the house. Mrs. A finds it very easy to use and maintain which is a blessing as she suffers with arthritis in her hands . It's clear that much effort has been made at the design stage.


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