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Torches & Lamps Rechargeable Rechargeable Torch 2 Million Candle Power 2 Million High intensity 2 million candle power torch with built-in, sealed 6V/4AH rechargeable battery. 2-position handle allows conventional or pistol grip, whilst stand allows hands-free operation. Heavy duty impact resistant casing with detachable carry strap. Halogen bulb and tempered glass lens. Mains and vehicle chargers included.
Torches & Lamps Rechargeable Rechargeable Torch 2 Million Candle Power 2 Million High intensity 2 million candle power torch with built-in, sealed 6V/4AH rechargeable battery. 2-position handle allows conventional or pistol grip, whilst stand allows hands-free operation. Heavy duty impact resistant casing with detachable carry strap. Halogen bulb and tempered glass lens. Mains and vehicle chargers included.
Offered by only the best deals 4u
Price: £14.64

1.0 out of 5 stars Not even worth considering, 30 Sep 2014
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I should have remembered the old adage; if it's cheap there's a reason. This torch loses its charge so quickly that it's near useless. It takes hours to charge, then dies after about three minutes use.


Philips PowerLife Vacuum Cleaner, 1900 Watt - Red
Philips PowerLife Vacuum Cleaner, 1900 Watt - Red

5.0 out of 5 stars Well made, 13 Jun 2014
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There are so many assets to this cleaner. Here I'm comparing with two older cleaners, now departed. The plastics are all good quality; the rigid adjustable handle has an excellent reach; the bag is a good size; there's a good length of cable; and it has excellent sucking power. Plus, it's not too noisy and it pulls around easily. When it comes to storage, it can be stored upright or flat: and there are handle holders for each position. Oh, and the extra tools are cleverly fixed to the handle.

Finally, the price (again comparative) is good value.


Birthday Cheers (Animated) - E-mail Amazon.co.uk Gift Card
Birthday Cheers (Animated) - E-mail Amazon.co.uk Gift Card
Price: £30.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Hit the spot, 13 Jun 2014
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For a young man who enjoys a drink (but not too much) t was great. He liked it - which is what matters.


Seraquin 800mg a Nutritional Joint Supplement for Small Dogs and Cats
Seraquin 800mg a Nutritional Joint Supplement for Small Dogs and Cats
Offered by Mr Pets
Price: £8.73

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It works wonders and it's not a drug, 21 Jan 2014
Aged 20, our cat has suffered (genuinely suffered) from arthritis for about three years - and that's with Metacam (vet prescribed drug), which she hated. She has now had Seraquin for about three months. The vet recommended it! Now we find she can climb the stairs again (not seen for over two years), get down from the sofa (though she still can't get up) and walk around the garden with no obvious pain. As the vet said she would, she loves the tablets - asks for more! All this and it's a "food supplement" - which means no more vet's prescription.

The plus point is that, here, it's so but so much cheaper than Metacam!


Freshwater Pearl Necklace Multicolor Natural Baroque Shape 17 inches PN-20
Freshwater Pearl Necklace Multicolor Natural Baroque Shape 17 inches PN-20

5.0 out of 5 stars She's delighted with it, 8 Jan 2014
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This is a replacement (the string broke on the last one) but buying unseen was a possible problem. It turned out not to be so. Nicely presented, in a silk pouch, these fresh-water pearls look so much more attractive (to my wife and me) than sea-water, perfectly-matched ones. I'm happy that, when she opened it on Christmas morning, she was delighted.


HOMEFRONT FULLY FITTED WASHABLE DOUBLE SIZE MATTRESS COVER DUAL CONTROL (193 x 137 cm)
HOMEFRONT FULLY FITTED WASHABLE DOUBLE SIZE MATTRESS COVER DUAL CONTROL (193 x 137 cm)
Offered by Direct Sales
Price: £64.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding on every front, 8 Jan 2014
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First, this is a "fitted" under-blanket: so there are no problems with it needing to be continually adjusted. Second, "fitted" means here that it has sufficiently large sides that it is flexible in sizing (eg our mattress was bought in France). So, it's easy to fit. Then, as for heat settings, we've found that level1 is sufficient for us - it takes the chill off the sheets (no central heating here!); but if we're late in getting home 15 minutes on setting 3 is more than enough.

If you're considering buying an electric blanket, there's no competition: this is the one you need.


Dummy Decoy House Alarm Box - Solar Powered
Dummy Decoy House Alarm Box - Solar Powered
Offered by Dummy Camera Co
Price: £16.95

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars You do need the sun, 29 Mar 2013
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This works so well that the local Gendarmerie believe it to be the real thing (I'm not telling them it isn't!). Also, I had to buy another for my neighbour, he was so impressed.

However, after three days without sun this winter, I soon realised its drawback: you do need the sun. OK, it only took about three hours to re-chatrge the batteries, but beware!
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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
by Richard Dawkins
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

4.0 out of 5 stars PASS OVER CHAPTER 1, 29 Mar 2013
For a long time I put off reading the whole of this book. Chapter 1 is a diatribe against religious deniers of Darwin and evolution. However, having read several of Dawkins' books I started again. The effort was well worth it.

In 450 pages (excluding bibliography) Dawkins sets out, in detail, just about all that could contribute to the story of evolution as of 2009. He draws in evidence from biology, chemistry, ecology, embryology, paleontology and many more disciplines, to put forward a wonderful (ie full of wonders) story - and history. Yes, there are occasional swipes at the deniers but less off-putting than Chap 1. Dawkins speciality is being able to explain difficult science that laymen (such as me) can understand. I fully recommend this book.

Why only 4*? Chapter 1 spoils it, for me.


Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari'a Law
Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari'a Law
by Sadakat Kadri
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.06

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An essential guide to what is the sharia, 8 Jan 2013
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Sadakat Kadri is a British barrister of mixed parentage. From this background he is able to explore how the sharia has developed over time and why there exist so many variations today. It is a compelling read: an easy style, backed by a full catalogue of research (the notes themselves are worth reading). As he recounts, there are almost as many versions of the sharia as there are islamic communities.

His grand tour of the history of Islam and of the sharia is a necessary preparation for the final few chapters on the many present-day interpretations - including, as he points out, several (deliberate?) mis-interpretations. His visit to Iran proved enlightening and should encourage a more studied view of that country. His journeys in Pakistan left me fearful, as did some of his depictions of modern converts. Some hope showed through, though, in his final analysis of how most modern UK muslims view the sharia.

A book that should be on the desk of every western president and prime minister.


Cosequin for Cats 10 x 15 Sprinkle Capsules
Cosequin for Cats 10 x 15 Sprinkle Capsules
Offered by Animed Direct
Price: £49.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars doesn't work for all cats, 27 Jun 2012
The vet prescribed this - and it seemed to be working. Our old cat managed to get upstairs again more easily but couldn't get back to scratching the furniture (good!). However, she was sleeping more. Then, as time went on (about three weeks into her course) she became listless and couldn't even manage one step of the staircase.

We stopped her medication there, about ten days ago. Within two days she was more lively - OK, not climbing the stairs very easily, but she was climbing them. She even faced up to next door's dog!

So, is this the after-effects of the Cosequin, or what? My view is that, having waited ten days and with no change in her activity rate in the past eight, I think her system is now cleared of it: and we're seeing a cat pleased to released from her listlessness.


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