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Sets of 2 High Power NB-11L NB-11LH Li-ion Battery for Canon PowerShot A2300 A2400 A2500 A2600 A3400 A3500 A4000 IS, ELPH 110 115 130 320 340 HS, IXUS 265 132D 140 155 150 145 -2 Year Warranty
Sets of 2 High Power NB-11L NB-11LH Li-ion Battery for Canon PowerShot A2300 A2400 A2500 A2600 A3400 A3500 A4000 IS, ELPH 110 115 130 320 340 HS, IXUS 265 132D 140 155 150 145 -2 Year Warranty
Offered by com2save ltd
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Plenty of power in reserve, 1 Oct. 2015
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Bought as back ups as I often run out of power before taking all the photos I need. Great price for two. Delivered promptly. Arrived fully charged and work with my camera as advertised.


Invisible Threads
Invisible Threads
by Lucy Beresford
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £13.49

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars India brought to life!, 17 Jun. 2015
This review is from: Invisible Threads (Hardcover)
A terrific yarn. A real page turner. I read the last two thirds of the novel in one sitting! Lucy Beresford describes India in a way that only one who has been there can. She uses very few words to describe a scene yet every word is bang on the money, so evocative. It's a very good read and I even thought the girly emotional bits were good reading (sniff). A strong plot with many threads.


Microfibers Cleaning Cloths - 5 EXTRA LARGE Colorful Cloths Suitable for Cleaning Glasses, Spectacles, Cameras, iPad, iPhone, Tablets, Cell Phones, LCD Screens, Silverware and Other Delicate Surfaces by ECO-FUSED?(12 x 12 inch / 30 x 30 cm Black, Grey, Green, Blue, Yellow)
Microfibers Cleaning Cloths - 5 EXTRA LARGE Colorful Cloths Suitable for Cleaning Glasses, Spectacles, Cameras, iPad, iPhone, Tablets, Cell Phones, LCD Screens, Silverware and Other Delicate Surfaces by ECO-FUSED?(12 x 12 inch / 30 x 30 cm Black, Grey, Green, Blue, Yellow)
Offered by ECO-FUSED UK
Price: £6.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Just the job, 23 Mar. 2015
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I needed these to dust sensitive items such as screens. I needed lint free cloths that also came with no risk of causing scratches. These microfibre cloths are perfect for what I need. The size and number are just right. I especially appreciated it that they arrived in a protective plastic wallet.


EasyAcc® Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014/ Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 Protector Leather Smart Case Book Cover Flip Cover Sleeve Bag Pouch with Stand / Auto Sleep Wake-up for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition / Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 (Premium PU Leather, Black)
EasyAcc® Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014/ Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 Protector Leather Smart Case Book Cover Flip Cover Sleeve Bag Pouch with Stand / Auto Sleep Wake-up for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition / Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 (Premium PU Leather, Black)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Robust and comfortable to use, 22 Jun. 2014
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Fits the tablet very well - seems very secure. A good feel and pleasant to hold. Two positions are available to prop the tablet up, such as when viewing videos. Not immediately obvious how to fit the tablet into the cover however a minute or so's experimentation soon had the tablet secure.


Tumi Genuine Panama Hat. Rollable / Foldable hand woven from natural straw. Fair Trade. Range of Colours. Amazingly breathable and light sun hat, by Tumi the UK's leading Panama Hat producer. (60cm, Black)
Tumi Genuine Panama Hat. Rollable / Foldable hand woven from natural straw. Fair Trade. Range of Colours. Amazingly breathable and light sun hat, by Tumi the UK's leading Panama Hat producer. (60cm, Black)
Offered by Tumi Latin American Crafts
Price: £39.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Great quality and great looking Panama, 25 April 2014
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I ordered the hat to take to Hong Kong as part of wedding ensemble and was delighted with the look, feel and weight of the hat when it arrived. Made from natural material it was bright white - as expected. It is soft to touch and of exactly the shape I wanted - a sort of fedora style. As I was flying I also bought a carrying tube and with some trepidation rolled that hat - as per the included instructions - and packed it all in my suitcase. On arrival I removed the hat and unrolled. Within a few hours the hat had returned to its original shape all by itself. There was one slight crease as a result of the folding however this too disappeared by itself within a couple of days. The hat itself was a great success at the wedding - being very comfortable and light to wear. Being a natural woven product some air circulation helps keep the head cool. For the return I rolled again and have just got home and am now waiting for the hat to return to its original shape.

I really recommend the hat for its style and quality together with the service and advice offered by the supplier. I supplied measurements when ordering and the hat has proven to be a good fit.


TOKYO STORY:KOREAN ALL REGION IMPORT~
TOKYO STORY:KOREAN ALL REGION IMPORT~
Offered by UK F1rst Class DVD
Price: £7.67

5.0 out of 5 stars An absolute delight, 2 Feb. 2012
Who would have thought the straightforward tale of parents visiting their children in the big city could be so engaging? A fascinating glimpse into post-war Japan. There is a remarkable contrast between the bustle, scale and industry of Tokyo and the peaceful, slow country sea town that is the family home. Yet this is done in an understated way, the story cutting to shots of the respective places and letting the scenes speak for themselves. The messages about how people lived and how society was changing are obvious but are allowed to reveal themselves in their own time. It is amazing and saddening to realise that some of the ills of modern, industrial, consumer society were already present 60 years ago and are not constrained to Europe and the USA. A joy to watch, just sit, stop thinking, open your mind and let the film unfold. You may discover something. Thanks to Seedhouse Rare Movies for importing this.


The British Army: A Pocket Guide 2008 - 2009
The British Army: A Pocket Guide 2008 - 2009
by Charles Heyman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Guide is out of date, 12 Nov. 2010
I was disappointed with this edition of the the pocket guide. For a guide that was titled "2008-2009" much of the information dated back to 2006 or even earlier. Inside the cover the publication date was actually 2007. One example is that of the FV102 Striker vehicle, equipped with Swingfire missiles. This vehicle and missile are listed as still in service when they were withdrawn from service by mid-2005 as the Swingfire missile was replaced by the Javelin.


Hi-Tec Sports Men's Pathfinder WP Hiking Boot
Hi-Tec Sports Men's Pathfinder WP Hiking Boot

1.0 out of 5 stars Not waterproof, 30 Sept. 2010
Re earlier reviewer - I just walked 5 minutes through wet grass and the water came straight through the uppers - waterproof indeed. Have contacted the manufacturer.


The Battle for Burma
The Battle for Burma
by Roy C. Nesbit
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.00

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece of Precis, 7 Mar. 2010
This review is from: The Battle for Burma (Hardcover)
A new book on the war in Burma is always welcome for even today, one of Britain's most accomplished victories in the Second World War is still overlooked. At the time the British and Allied press neglected operations in Burma to such a degree that the men of the Fourteenth Army came to call themselves the "Forgotten Army". In time this soubriquet became a badge of honour and a positive aid to morale. Soon after taking command in August 1943, Lord Louis Mountbatten embarked on a series of visits to the troops.

"He usually began by saying, 'I understand you believe you're the forgotten army. That's not true.' Then, when the men had resigned themselves to the usual pep talk, he continued, 'The truth is nobody's ever bloody well heard of you!'. All the men burst into laughter and he had their eager attention."

Mountbatten would then describe how there would be no more retreats, how air supremacy would allow troops to be supplied by air and how casualties would be cared for in well equipped hospitals. Above all he began to instil self belief in the men, that the Japanese were not supermen and who could in fact, be defeated easily. He planned to change how the war in Burma had been fought, most notably by insisting that the battle would continue into and through the monsoon season. The Japanese would be given no respite.

What followed was not only courage and good generalship, the latter most notably from Slim, but the innovative application of industrial muscle supported not only by the Americans but also by the Indian economy. At an early stage, air supply by a fleet of American built aircraft came under threat from a shortage of expensive silk until parachutes made from Indian jute were devised. In addition to air transport, the full panoply of modern equipment was eventually deployed, including trucks and tanks, air ambulances, artillery and ground attack aircraft. Ordinary troops - not just the Chindits - flew into battle on several notable occasions. Contrast this with the massive reliance on mule transport, human porters and small river craft, all needed to overcome the difficulties of terrain and climate. Although forgotten by the press, the men of the Fourteenth Army came to be supported by a scale of equipment that far surpassed anything available to the Japanese in terms of capability and numbers.

Roy Conyers Nesbit's book manages to convey all this in around 250 pages. The narrative is a masterpiece of précis that captures the essential ebb and flow of the campaign together with all the elements that made it so unique. The book is a true illustrated history in that the photographs and maps have been selected to reinforce and enhance the narrative. The photographs are carefully placed within the book not just in keeping with the chronology but to support the key points being made by the author at any given point. The combination of words and images works together to leave the reader with a strong sense of the essential features of the campaign; the battles, the equipment and the men.

One minor grumble is the lack of attention given to the Japanese invasion in 1942. Indeed the first chapter, which sets the scene for what was to come by cataloguing the string of disasters that befell the Allies beforehand, runs to 35 pages of text and photographs compared with only 27 pages for the chapter covering the longest, successful retreat in British military history. This is perhaps a little harsh considering the book succeeds in giving attention, and credit, to all nations involved - not just the British but the Indians and Gurkhas, Africans, Americans and the Chinese - and to all aspects of the fighting, including air and naval. Indeed, Nesbit avoids one of the common faults of similar histories by not placing overdue emphasis, in terms of number of pages, on the Chindits. I recommend this book to anyone new to the Burma Campaign who wants to get a sense of the full sweep of events and to anyone else wishing to reacquaint themselves with this "forgotten" war.


Gut Feelings: Short Cuts to Better Decision Making
Gut Feelings: Short Cuts to Better Decision Making
by Gerd Gigerenzer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars How Humans Make Decisions, 2 Jun. 2009
It seems trite to say that this book is thought provoking but it is. On one level it helps you explore how in some circumstances you can make better, quicker decisions. At a deeper level it makes you call into question just who you thought you were. When asked, we expound at length about how we consider every possible angle and detail before carefully weighing it all up to arrive at the perfect decision. In reality it appears we often actually bypass the rationalising intellect - I suspect if we stop and experience this we come to realise we probably always knew this was how we actually did it. The conscious thinking part often comes after the fact, to justify to ourselves and others what we do instinctively.


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