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Canon PGI-525 Inkjet Cartridge Page Life 656pp Black Ref 4529B006 [Twin Pack]
Canon PGI-525 Inkjet Cartridge Page Life 656pp Black Ref 4529B006 [Twin Pack]
Price: £14.00

4.0 out of 5 stars It is hard to be excited by a PGI 525 Cartridge when you open your parcel from Amazon., 16 Aug 2014
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Another very functional purchase. It is difficult to be excited by ink cartridges and Canon certainly do not go to any lengths to build in some excitement or fizz to their product. I do wish they would do them in pink packaging.

Anyway the advantage of buying a two pack, other than the obvious one is that there is a price saving on the price of buying one at a time. The disadvantage is that you are spending more at the time of purchase.

This 525/ 526 system last for quite a long time in my experience. I find it impossible to explain with actual numbers of pages printed but I do not have the feeling that they are always running out and in need of replacement.

Canon are always introducing new printers but fortunately the cartridges do not change very often. When my machine tell the computer that the ink has run out I have found that it is telling porky pies. It means that it will run out soon, ie at least another 20+ pages.
So this is fine as a product. Expensive item which is why I use much cheaper compatibles (from Amazon) at a rate of two to every genuine canon.

A thought on the outer packaging which needs scissors to open and is sharp if you are not careful.


Three Billy Goats Gruff with CD (Flip-up Fairy Tales)
Three Billy Goats Gruff with CD (Flip-up Fairy Tales)
by Alison Edgson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent quality, wonderful illustrations and a clear story., 16 Aug 2014
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I bought two of these for two three year old girls. They both love the book, the story, the wonderful illustrations and the CD.
Reasonably priced and very good quality. When I saw the book I then ordered a second because I could see the quality of the book.

Both girls like stories and especially fairy stories so these have been read and re-read.

Excellent.


SanDisk (SDSDU-032G-FFP) 32 GB SDHC UHS-I Class 10 Card - Frustration-Free Packaging (Label May Change)
SanDisk (SDSDU-032G-FFP) 32 GB SDHC UHS-I Class 10 Card - Frustration-Free Packaging (Label May Change)
Price: £13.44

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It is functional., 16 Aug 2014
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It is difficult to write a review of such an uninteresting object. I could admire the fact that so many photos can be stored on such a small thing. Also I could wonder why a few years ago this was impossible to do as these were not available.

I bought it, it arrived, it works so that is it really. Hence three stars which to my mind means satisfactory.


Cutting Board
Cutting Board
Offered by SelectiveGoods
Price: £5.05

4.0 out of 5 stars Well designed and functional., 16 Aug 2014
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This review is from: Cutting Board (Kitchen & Home)
This is a well made and good looking bread board. Chosen for the oblong shape in order to match more closely the shape of the loaves we eat.

Well designed and functional.


Victoria's Spymasters
Victoria's Spymasters
by Stephen Wade
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.61

1.0 out of 5 stars Poorly written, incoherent structure and in need of a good editor., 16 Aug 2014
This review is from: Victoria's Spymasters (Hardcover)
I became aware of this book when reading a broadsheet newspaper review which was enthusiastic about the book. The subject is unusual and I ignored the only review on Amazon.

Stephen Wade has written more than 40 books and is an academic historian. Alas this book reads like a hastily assembled collection of lecture notes which have been badly edited by the author and his publisher. Supposedly about five key intelligence agents the chapters jump around these people. Consequently there is repetition but more frustrating is the lack of depth about them. The author spends much time on other things such as background, geography and politics.

There are other mistakes in the book too which should have been corrected before publication.
In conclusion the book was a great disappointment to me and far more tedious to read than it should have been.


Going to Sea in a Sieve: The Autobiography
Going to Sea in a Sieve: The Autobiography
by Danny Baker
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.95

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing Danny, 3 July 2014
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I really looked forward to buying and reading this book as I like Danny's programmes and he is an individual who does not try to be trendy. There's a lot of interesting pop music history in the book and some insight into life in industrialised, poor central London dockland. But the book loses direction and the second half seems rushed. The book is disappointing.


Hornby R8576 Skaledale 00 Gauge Garden Shed
Hornby R8576 Skaledale 00 Gauge Garden Shed
Price: £4.65

3.0 out of 5 stars Nice but expensive garden shed model., 3 July 2014
Nice item but way overpriced by Hornby.


First4spares GXL GXXL 'Type G' Dust Bags for Bosch Vacuum Cleaners (Pack of 5 Plus Filter)
First4spares GXL GXXL 'Type G' Dust Bags for Bosch Vacuum Cleaners (Pack of 5 Plus Filter)
Offered by SPARES-2-GO
Price: £6.89

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased., 3 July 2014
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Well made items for a good quality hoover. Fast delivery from First4spares.


The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) (Story of the Jews Vol 1)
The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) (Story of the Jews Vol 1)
by Simon Schama
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.00

5.0 out of 5 stars iNTUITIVE SENSE OF HISTORY AND THE ROLE OF THE ORDINARY PEOPLE., 29 May 2014
Perhaps the best series made by Simon Schama. Such insight, such depth but not hard to watch. Give great insight into the Near East today and about anti Semiticism around the world.


Dream Of You
Dream Of You
Price: £6.45

3.0 out of 5 stars It's Okay., 12 April 2014
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This review is from: Dream Of You (Audio CD)
Thought that thus would be the opportunity for the most talented Corr sister to show what she can do with the fiddle, the voice and some tunes.
What we get is an over produced album which could be all sorts of artists look for middle of the road pleasant listening. Maybe two tracks show some essence of the artist but the rest washes over me and one song goes into another without really noticing a change
in tempo or emotion.
I am now not sure that Sharon is the most talented Corr because there is no sense of real purpose. Disappointing


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