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Clips of the Week: Best Bloopers from talkSPORT
Clips of the Week: Best Bloopers from talkSPORT
by Paul Hawksbee
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 6.99

3 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great listen, 8 Nov 2013
Well if its as good as clips of the week on TS then it will be very good. Ideal present for a bloke this, if they like football.


3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value and good format, 17 Oct 2012
This review is from: Metro (Kindle Edition)
Simply put its great value, its rendered ok on the KIndle and you get the news and sport you need to stay informed quickly and without political bias. sorted.

Palm Centro Smartphone
Palm Centro Smartphone

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A word about the battery life, 13 May 2009
If you are experiencing poor battery life then get some software called Power Hero (it comes from a great Palm software source) it costs about 9 and it lets you turn on and off the phone bit, the web bit, the beam bit and so forth (and you can set times for these to be shut off and on) thus making your Centro last for days and days on one charge rather than half a day. That said the phone charges in super quick time.

have a look online and see that battery life is an issue but with Power Hero (and no I have no affiliation with them) you can take full control of the battery.

Is the phone any good? - yes it is great and is sooooo much better than the vile Windows mobile. The Palminfocentre also has 5 great tips to make the Blazer browser much faster (and it is not too bad anyway). I went from a MDA Vario III to my Centro and the Centro is way better. If you love Palm then you will love the Centro and you can use this as your stepping stone to the Pre!

The The Shack
The The Shack
by William P. Young
Edition: Paperback

13 of 31 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Misrepresenting God, 18 Sep 2008
This review is from: The The Shack (Paperback)
Nearly every theological heresy starts with a misconception of the nature of God and this book is no exception. The problem with Christian fiction is that it will be and is read as fact - a real danger for any new believer or any believer who is not so hot on Christian doctrine. The Bible is the word of God you do not need some guy (who is making millions off the back of this don't forget) to figure it out it for you.

Do some research on why this book is heretical and so not bother reading it - read the Bible instead.
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The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (Bible Message)
The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (Bible Message)
by Eugene H. Peterson
Edition: Hardcover

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars It is not Gospel, 16 Sep 2008
This is not a Bible, it is one American man's interpretation of what he thinks the Bible says and means and as such should not be treated as Gospel in both senses of the word.

I do not mean to have a pop at his effort or his intention but I would be worried if people are reading this thinking it was The Word. For centuries copyists have strived to keep the Scriptures to what was written at the time , it is imperative to get the words correct and as intended. Just have a look at the liberties taken with the Lord's prayer!

This should be read as one reads any commentary but not as your Bible or for study. Reticence to read Bible translations of the past have been as much to do with typography and layout as they have with language.

Take time to search on Google for some of the changes and liberties that the message has made with the word of God before you buy. The message reads like a sermon mixed with Scripture and the danger is that you cannot tell where one starts and the other ends and that is a real issue to contemplate.
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Christianity For Dummies
Christianity For Dummies
by Kurt Warner
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.49

14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good general synopsis, easy to read, 27 Mar 2008
Taking the rather myopic reviews here aside; if you are looking for a good introduction to Christianity then this is for you. It does what is says on the tin. The layout is good, headings accurate, info in bitesize chunks. Forget trying to look for underlying subversion and just inhale the good that pours forth from its pages. Even if you have been a Christian for ages this is a great reminder and aid.

Six Pack Abs
Six Pack Abs

7 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Lose weight to get abs, 20 Feb 2008
This review is from: Six Pack Abs (Sports)
This will not give you abs etc. We all have a six pack it is just that most off us have too much body fat. All this and all ab-work out stuff will do is perhaps thicken the muscle. lose significant weight, get your bmi down to 15 and guess what? - your abs appear. Every person you see with great abs has very low body fat. period.
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ESV Journaling Bible (Black)
ESV Journaling Bible (Black)
by Crossway Bibles
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 18.36

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but write small, 5 Feb 2008
Just to add to the comments above. The margins are generous to write in but the line space is very cramped thus either you have to use microscopic text or write over lines. It is worth noting that the thin paper means that if you lean hard or use a sharp pencil then you make a big imprint on the page before, if that makes sense. I have the leather one and the binding/leather is superb.

The ESV tells it like it was written and avoids some panel of academics interpretation/paraphrasing for you etc. - it may read a little difficult at times but I would rather that knowing that I am getting as close to the original as any translation can offer.

Zombie Hotel: It's Alright We Don't Bite [DVD]
Zombie Hotel: It's Alright We Don't Bite [DVD]
Dvd ~ Zombie Hotel
Offered by rileys dvds
Price: 5.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Creepy fun for Children, 1 Mar 2007
Zombie Hotel is an animated children's program about a hotel run by zombies, produced by French production company Alphanim, and shown internationally. The main characters are Fungus and Maggot, two small zombies who have to say they are human to get into their local school. They make friends with Sam, a boy whose mum is away most of the time. Sam soon finds out about their zombie powers and all three have to lie to their teachers in order to keep the hotel running.

Zombie Hotel has won a number of a wards including Best TV series at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry 2006 awards.

Its like a modern cartoon version of the Addams family or the Munsters.

The Likely Lads Collection (6 Disc BBC Box Set) [DVD]
The Likely Lads Collection (6 Disc BBC Box Set) [DVD]
Dvd ~ James Bolam
Price: 11.00

18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Its the sum not the individual parts.., 1 Mar 2007
Yes if you are a total completest then there are some omissions her but lets not forget about what we are reviewing? - ie comedy gold.

The Likely Lads was a hit British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Twenty episodes were shown in all, over three series, by the BBC between December 1964 and July 1966. However, not all of these shows have survived.

The show followed the close friendship of two working-class young men, Terry Collier (James Bolam) and Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes), in the northeast of England in the mid 1960s. It has been confimed several times on various documentaries that the programme was not 100% set in its regular filiming location of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but 'around there'. It is generally and logically accepted as a very 'Newcastle' programme however.

This was a great show for men, much better than the rather oafish and obvious Men behaving badly. I see Likely Lads are more akin to The Office in many respects. never mind about missing the odd ep and treat yourself to some classic proper British sitcom g o l d.

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