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Vax S4 Grime Master Handheld Steam Cleaner
Vax S4 Grime Master Handheld Steam Cleaner
Price: 32.49

2.0 out of 5 stars Grim not grime master !, 28 Oct 2013
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When held at the recommended distance had little effect on grease or grime. Took too long on even small areas such that it had to be refilled too often thus seriously extending the time taken for the job in hand


Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
by Robert Egby
Edition: Paperback
Price: 12.93

4.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating, almost unbelieveable, 28 Oct 2013
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This is the kind of book which for anyone with a suitably open mind will relish and find it difficult to put down


COMPUTER MICROPHONE - WHITE / BLACK - ADJUSTABLE ANGLE - FREE STANDING / PC MAC 3.5MM / IDEAL FOR SKYPE
COMPUTER MICROPHONE - WHITE / BLACK - ADJUSTABLE ANGLE - FREE STANDING / PC MAC 3.5MM / IDEAL FOR SKYPE

3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 28 Oct 2013
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Although inexpensive ( so that was a plus ) it was rather flimsy and did not stand firmly. I could not make it work on my computer so cannot really comment any further.


Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed: An Introduction to Birdsong
Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed: An Introduction to Birdsong
by Simon Barnes
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 9.51

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not associated with phonetics, 6 Jun 2013
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I have been interested in rendering phonetic descriptions of bird calls and songs for decades and although I understand that one listener may register the sound differently to another - varying from slightly different to markedly different - Ifeel that there must be enough birders/naturalists out there who would be interested in phonetic renderings. The title of this book suggested that the author may have introduced phonetics to the reader but having purchased it I found that he made it clear that he was dismissing phonetics as a non starter and this to me was disappointing.
The book is still however a useful addition to a beginner's bookshelf


Jack Daniel's White Rabbit Whiskey 70 cl
Jack Daniel's White Rabbit Whiskey 70 cl
Price: 35.92

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars went down a treat !, 2 Jun 2013
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The price was so affordable I couldnt resist sending my son his favourite tipple: he was delighted and had no complaints.


Elgar: Enigma Variations
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Price: 5.39

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 2 Jun 2013
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I particularly wanted Nimrod to play it at a function but it was a very subdued rendering and to me not providing the power and emotion which i associate with the piece.
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SLx 27884K 48 Element Digital TV Aerial Kit
SLx 27884K 48 Element Digital TV Aerial Kit
Offered by THE ELECTRICAL SHOP
Price: 24.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Digital aerial kit installation, 30 May 2011
Delivered within the specified time though the box containing it was rather battered and split on one side. The instruction diagram was adequate and fairly easy to follow. Assembly was relatively straightforward possibly aided by a quick look at a similar aerial positioned on my neighbour's Bungalow roof. Actual installation took possibly a half-hour at most after removing the old aerial.The only adverse aspect was the length of the vertical pole which only just allowed the assembly to clear the roof top though it would be easy enough to purchase a longer one. Reception certainly improved.


The Raptors of Europe and the Middle East: A Handbook to Field Identification
The Raptors of Europe and the Middle East: A Handbook to Field Identification
by Dick Forsman
Edition: Paperback
Price: 29.99

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Raptors of Europe and the Middle East : a Handbook to Field Identification., 12 Nov 2009
PERHAPS TOO HEAVY TO CARRY IN THE FIELD BUT DICK FORSMAN'S BOOK OVERWHELMINGLY SURPASSES ANY OTHER BOOK WHICH I HAVE SEEN ON THE IDENTIFICATION OF BIRDS OF PREY .
NOT ONLY IS THE THE TEXT IS WELL WRITTEN AND COMPREHENSIVE BUT A WHOLE SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS SHOWING AGE & SEX PLUMAGE FEATURES ARE PRESENTED FOR EACH SPECIES. THE ONLY ASPECT WHICH MIGHT BE A DOWNSIDE IS THAT AT TIMES THERE IS EVEN TOO MUCH DETAIL


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