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Damage (VMC) by Hart. Josephine ( 2011 ) Paperback
Damage (VMC) by Hart. Josephine ( 2011 ) Paperback
by Hart. Josephine
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive", 17 Sep 2014
A shocking novel about passion and betrayal, about a British politician who, in the prime of life and seems to have everything causes his own downfall through an inappropriate relationship. A relationship that many would consider taboo. The narrative is told in the first by medical doctor, former politician (MP) Dr Stephen Fleming. I saw the film version nearly 20 plus years ago now in small art house theatre in Chicago IL. The movie still haunts me, as no doubt will the heartbreak of the narrative in the written form. As I read the book I found myself certainly at the start, increasingly uncomfortable as I read on. That was the power the narrative that the author produced – a truly magnificent piece of writing. The title for review comes from the novel, and seems the most quoted whenever the book is discussed.


Bahco 2101G-160 Ergo Side Cutting Pliers
Bahco 2101G-160 Ergo Side Cutting Pliers
Offered by eTailing Universe Ltd
Price: 26.66

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good quality tool, 17 Sep 2014
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These Bahco 2101G-160 Ergo Side Cutting Pliers were expressly ordered to help in network cabling. They are to be used in conjunction with Crimping plier. For the purposes helping to construct, fix and readjust network plugs/boots at the ends of Cat5e and Cat6 cables. The Side Cutting Pliers will help 'clean away' sheaths of shielding material as well as helping to cut through the cable and save wear on the Crimping blade. Now the Crimping plier can do some of the work, however, it is not as well suited to the task as the Side Cutters are, and these are easier to manipulate in the long run. Obviously there are a whole plethora of other uses for this device – but in this instance they are invaluable and really make the task at hand easier and makes for a cleaner job. The Bahco make is robust, well made and sits well in the hand.


Heimat 3 - A Chronicle Of Endings And Beginnings [2005] [DVD]
Heimat 3 - A Chronicle Of Endings And Beginnings [2005] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Henry Arnold
Offered by skyvo-direct
Price: 37.81

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The narrative continues from 1989 to 2000, 17 Sep 2014
This is the title for this excellent Germany series, which deals with the Socio-political themes within rural framework of Germany, during the twentieth century. Heimat is word that in meaning approximates to Homeland. This landmark series ran for 32 episodes and was written and directed by Edgar Reitz. The viewer is shown Germany from 1919 until 2000 as see the lives of a family from Hunsrück area of the Rhineland near the border with France. We are shown, almost in minutia the personal and domestic situation of their lives that is set within the wider context of social and political events that occur. The series that was made into three seasons has the signature use of switching between colour and black-and-white film to convey different emotional states.

The story continues from 1989 as Hermann returns to Schabbach and depicts the events of the period from the fall of the Berlin Wall until 2000. This was a series that was emotionally charged as it illustrated the rural sense of belonging and the struggle that exists between the modernity of urban living and erosion of rural life. This is a series that is really worth seeing, regardless of the subtitles.


Rexel No. 56 Staples
Rexel No. 56 Staples
Offered by Sorte
Price: 1.07

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Robust and pretty good quality staples, 17 Sep 2014
These are pretty good quality staples and they work in non-brand Rexel Staplers. The 1000 pack size is quite good and should last awhile that said there is a larger volume box out there - so if needs must get that.


Davidoff Coolwater Mild Men Deodorant 75 ml
Davidoff Coolwater Mild Men Deodorant 75 ml
Offered by Prestige Europe
Price: 11.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A cool and refreshing deodrant, 17 Sep 2014
A cool and refreshing deodorant that's not overpowering. I have been using this fragrance off and on for 20 years and its great. Its longevity could be better - but it is not bad, as it wears very well and it really does smells divine and is very masculine fragrance. All in all works a real treat. It is compact enough for your travel bag - equally well placed at home. If you shop around you can get this for good a price.


Beasts - The Complete Series [DVD] [1976]
Beasts - The Complete Series [DVD] [1976]
Dvd ~ Pamela Moiseiwitsch
Price: 10.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A bestial horror themed, 16 Sep 2014
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This was a series of six vignettes that were in essence self-contained spooky paranormal events.

The series was commissioned by ATV (part of the ITV network) and the writer was Nigel Kneale of Quatermass fame. Kneale has been called "one of the most influential writers of the 20th century," his speculative chiller fiction rated as some of best written, and his concepts were always very original. The show initially aired on Saturday nights in 1976. Each episode was a different character-based tale of horror and the ghoulish. For me the teleplays all had an insignificant feel to them, with the stories taking place in ordinary locations such as a farm house, a supermarket or a front room. Therefore, making the resulting ending and with its macabre theme - even more poignant when it is revealed.

One of teleplays that had a profound impact on me, as a youth, was "Buddyboy" It featured a rather young Martin Shaw. The setting was primarily around a derelict aquarium haunted by the life-force of a deceased dolphin. The one common thread that linked each show was the theme of an animal. One or two of the episodes may seem dated by today's viewing audience, never the less this a good series that is really worth watching.


Penny Dreadful: Season One [Blu-ray] [US Import]
Penny Dreadful: Season One [Blu-ray] [US Import]
Dvd ~ Timothy Dalton

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Gothic Horror, 15 Sep 2014
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The naming of the series is probably derived from the penny dreaduls periodical, which was a form of 19th century fiction pamphlet that dealt with the garish and dramatic topics, of their day. The ensuing characters that are portrayed, in the series, are the who's who of speculative horror fiction from the 19th century.

There's a wealth of highly successful constituents to go around in this first season, but for those excited to see Green, you're the biggest winners because she unequivocally steals the show. For the character of Vanessa Ives isn't "normal" in the least - her aptitude to invoke spiders in her preliminary scene proves it - but even with her out-of-this-world abilities, somewhat detached temperament mysterious and salacious quality she brings to bear, Green still manages to secrete just the slightest degree of human dignity and warmth to make her a strong character for the show - if anything she is indeed the lynchpin of the series.

Ethan's character travels around with Colonel Brewster's Wild West Show gun-slinging to give the audience a quick thrill, but Vanessa has other plans for his skill set; she wants Ethan to join her and legendary explorer, Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton), on their assignment to rescue Sir Malcolm's daughter (Mina Harker, of Dracula fame). Ethan's the outsider getting his first glimpse in and that makes him the key to introducing viewers to this world, and Ethan has his own dark narrative to tell. Sir Malcolm Murray, a father and husband who seems to have lost his nearest and dearest. He seems only to have the single minded purpose to save his daughter Mina - that said Vanessa and Sir Malcolm seem to have cemented a rather dysfunctional father-daughter bond. He has interesting man servant who is quick with the blade - is his back story yet to be told? I am somewhat lost with Dorian Gray's role in the scheme of things - and has Dorian Grey (Dorian Grey's painting) finished seducing all the rest of the characters?

Frankenstein's monster comes to life time and time again on celluloid. However, the success of this reimagining is almost wholly reliant on on Treadaway's performance, Dr Frankenstein - and he pulls it off impressively. You see Treadaway's intense commitment to the character's values and quirks turns Frankenstein into a many faceted main player in minutes, and that allows the viewer to feel the weight of his discoveries. Even though we've got zero information on Treadaway's version of Dr. Frankenstein - prior to the events of the first season, it's difficult not to both understand and feel what this feat means to him through merely his austere yet wildly communicative reaction shots at times.

The performances here are very good, the visuals are outstanding and the carnage and creature work is particularly well done, but Penny Dreadful doesn't conjure that must-see feeling until the end of each episode. You find you honestly want to keep watching, but with a little more momentum and energy during certain portions of the series couldn't have hurt. This series gives you rich, and at times sumptuous settings, there is curious mythology and enchanting characters, Penny Dreadful seems to have all the potential in the world - I keenly await season two.


Silverline 539465 LAN Tester RJ11 and RJ45
Silverline 539465 LAN Tester RJ11 and RJ45
Price: 10.15

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does what it is meant to do, 15 Sep 2014
This device takes a 9V battery. It is good little tool for the price. Obviously it is cheaply made from a rather weak plastic and is to break, so best to careful while using it, That said does it does its intended job well - and tests cat-5 cables and connectors just fine.


C.K 430028 Modular Plugs 2 Ratchet Crimping Plier
C.K 430028 Modular Plugs 2 Ratchet Crimping Plier
Price: 37.14

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars These are rather good, 14 Sep 2014
A pretty good Crimping plier, which is robust, fits well in the hand and is comfortable. That said you should use this device in conjunction with Side Cutting Pliers. The later device will help you 'clean away' sheaths of shielding material as well as helping to cut through the cable and save wear on the Crimping blade. Now the Crimping plier can do some of the work, however, it is not as well suited to the task as the Side Cutters are, and these are easier to manipulate in the long run. What I have just said should not be taken as a negative about the Crimping plier, or even this particular device - its just the best way to go about changing boots/plugs.


Konig Multi Cable Tester
Konig Multi Cable Tester
Price: 21.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars For those people who use network cabling - this a must have tool in your IT tool box, 14 Sep 2014
This is a very good cable tester and a good device for tracking down those broken Ethernet cables. It is also very good for checking to ensure that the network cable you have re-done with a new plug/boots – has been done correctly. It also can be used to check the viability of other computer related cabling. Unlike the cheaper Ethernet cable checker this is very easy to read and you do not have to sit tight, to see whether row after row lights up. The build quality looks good and the device comes with its own case. Just add the one 9v Battery and you are ready to go. For those people who use network cabling this a must have tool in your IT tool box. This device along with a good Ratchet Crimping, Side Cutting Pliers and Punch-Down Tool are real essentials.


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