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Trios
Trios
Price: 13.25

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mellow late night music, 11 Nov 2013
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This review is from: Trios (Audio CD)
This is a really beautiful album. The pieces are very long and well developed. There are no jarring notes anywhere. It's an album I'd like to get to know better one you need to spend time with. But don't over-analyse it you really just need to be with it. An absolute must for jazz fans everywhere.


Knee-Deep in the North Sea
Knee-Deep in the North Sea
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Price: 10.68

5.0 out of 5 stars A nice bit of funky jazz, 11 Nov 2013
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In the last few years I've become interested in jazz particularly anything a lttle different and funky. This album qualifies on both counts. At times it can get a little too experimental even for me but overall I really enjoy it and I'd reccomend it to older listeners with more developed tastes.


Original Album Series
Original Album Series
Price: 10.02

23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Emmylou Sings Her Roots, 2 Aug 2011
This review is from: Original Album Series (Audio CD)
Let me say from the outset that this is traditional country music. It's not cross-over, it's not fusion, it's the reall thing in all it's unadulterated glory. This might be too much for some but I absolutely love it. All the themes are there: grief, loss, heartbreak or just the realisation that being alive sometimes brings pain. Then there's Emmylou's voice, a voice that could melt a heart of granite. Overall this is a must for country fans, an opportunity to hear one of the greats in her early formative years.

On a more mundane level you're getting five really good albums for a pretty incredible price and that can't be bad.
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Start Where You Are: How to accept yourself and others
Start Where You Are: How to accept yourself and others
by Pema Chodron
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lojon Training in Compassion, 16 Nov 2010
Pema Chodron is well known in buddhist circles, or even those interested in self development in general, as a prominent spritual teacher who can articulate the ideas of eastern mysticism in a way western people can easily understand. This book is devoted to the slogans used in the seven point training of the mind also known as the lojon training of the mind in compassion. The advice she offers seems very simple and yet is critical to opening our hearts and minds in acceptance of ourselves and others. She suggests things are not as solid as they seem we shouldn't expect things to be certain and it is in this uncertainty or groundlessness that we can really learn about ourselves and the world. We spend so much time protecting the soft spot beneath our armour that we end up rejecting exactly those experiences that help us grow and that ultimately make us happy in a lasting stable way.

I would strongly reccomend anyone interested in their spiritual development or who would like to become just a little more contented to read this book. Anyone who likes this book might also like to read "When things fall apart" by the same author


Fly Yellow Moon
Fly Yellow Moon
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Price: 12.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Delight for the Senses, 6 April 2010
This review is from: Fly Yellow Moon (Audio CD)
I wasn't familiar with Fyfe Dangerfield's work and bought this album on the basis of a favourable review. But it is utterly delightful. it reminds me in some ways of early Crowded House although simpler lyrically and with less ornamental melodies. It has a freshness about it that will make you want to listen to it again and again. The arrangements and his voice are very clear which makes enjoying the lyrics so much easier. It's not an album for the hard rockers in the audience but if you like a good singing voice and sweet melodies you'll certainly enjoy this lovely album


Shine [DVD] [1997]
Shine [DVD] [1997]
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Price: 5.00

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shine, 15 April 2009
This review is from: Shine [DVD] [1997] (DVD)
Shine is the Sory of David Haffgott a concert pianist who developed a problem with schizoaffective disorder when he left home to study music in London.The first half of the film focuses on his difficult relationship with his controlling father and his susequent escape to the Royal College of Music. Then the film moves on to his treatment and hospitalisation as he seems to move further and further from reality. However when he meets his future wife David's fortunes change as he re-enters the world of professional performance and finds comfort and support in a stable domestic relationship.

In parts this is a difficult film to watch. The depiction of abuse within David's family is uncompromising and could be upsetting for some viewers. However David himself is potrayed as a genuinely lovable and loving man so when finds a woman who reciprocates his feelings there is a strong sense of closure at the end of the film.


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