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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (Live)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (Live)
Price: £7.49

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Poor sound quality and performance takes itself very seriously, 18 Dec. 2014
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Poor sound quality and performance takes itself very seriously. Not one of Kleiber's best as he himself recognised. Look elsewhere.
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Beethoven: The Man Revealed
Beethoven: The Man Revealed
Price: £5.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not many facts, not much insight, even less music, 18 Dec. 2014
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Not many facts, not much insight, even less music. Read this and was rather disappointed --- those who ask "where is the music?" are quite right. Major works are glossed over in a few sentences with no comment about their genesis, impact or critical reception. On the other hand we are given a heap of mundane details. Rather like looking at the stone-mason's pile of leftovers without turning around to look at the cathedral itself.


Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits
Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits
Price: £3.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Not the original versions, 27 Nov. 2014
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Very disappointed. So many high ratings but these are not the versions we knew from back in the day. As others have said, they are mostly live recordings, with lots of clapping, background noise, distortion. Beware!


Rowenta DW5110 Focus Steam Iron
Rowenta DW5110 Focus Steam Iron
Price: £44.00

4.0 out of 5 stars heats up quickly and my wife says the shape of the sole plate is a good idea. So far the ironing seems to go ..., 26 Aug. 2014
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This is our first Rowenta steam iron. All our other irons die after 2 or 3 years, the last one, a Russell Hobbs, refused to heat up to anything beyond a middle temperature. The Rowenta seems well made, heats up quickly and my wife says the shape of the sole plate is a good idea. So far the ironing seems to go faster. We will see about life expectancy.

One star is taken off because the cord is only 2 meters long. I specifically asked about this in the Questions section and received four replies (thank you!) all stating that on their irons the cord is about 3 meters long. I do not know why our model (DW5110) is different but it is. The shorter length is only just usable. I guess this shows the Q&A feature, while a good idea by Amazon, cannot be relied upon as a way to share information.


Brother HL-2250DN Compact Network Mono Laser Printer with Auto Duplex
Brother HL-2250DN Compact Network Mono Laser Printer with Auto Duplex
Offered by sotel-electronics
Price: £142.06

3.0 out of 5 stars Printer okay but no software and no help, 25 Aug. 2014
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Bought this last week and just installed it today. The printer itself seems fine at this early stage but the installation was difficult. Set up the printer, placed the CD ROM in the drive, abrupt message: "no software for this computer" and the process stops dead with no further help, guidance or advice. I am using a current model iMac less than six months old with up to date OS X etc. so what is the problem? Brand new printer out of the box does not work with current model computer -- what's that about??

Fortunately Apple provide a printer installation service through System Preferences which is pretty straightforward so I got it working. But it can only load a generic driver not the specific Brother driver for the printer (assuming one even exists). Consequently I cannot do things like check supply levels or change settings. And how would someone less computer literate even get this far? Rubbish! Try searching the web site for help -- more rubbish!


Bulldog Premier Weeding Hand Fork
Bulldog Premier Weeding Hand Fork
Price: £10.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just right, 20 Aug. 2014
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Bought this as a bonus when buying other Bulldog products and it has immediately become our go-to weeding fork. Just the right size, shape, weight etc. for the job and not too expensive. Well done Bulldog!


Bulldog Premier Border Spade
Bulldog Premier Border Spade
Price: £36.09

5.0 out of 5 stars Just right, 20 Aug. 2014
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Just the right size for planting and gardening. I bought a full-size fork along with it to work the garden beds beforehand. Appreciate having a smaller blade on this so I can dig precisely as needed. Beautiful to hold and to use, although my copy had couple of splinters on the handle which surprised me given the overall quality. This is a spade will last longer than you will.


SanDisk SDSDX-016G-X46 Extreme SDHC 16 GB UHS-I Class 10 Memory Card up to 45 MB/s read
SanDisk SDSDX-016G-X46 Extreme SDHC 16 GB UHS-I Class 10 Memory Card up to 45 MB/s read
Offered by FOREMAXRICHUK
Price: £9.09

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value reliable SD card, 20 Aug. 2014
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Works well. My camera can be temperamental with SD cards but has no problem with these.


The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike Book 2)
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike Book 2)
Price: £2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent detective yarn, 20 Aug. 2014
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RG / JKR is clearly a very, very gifted writer. Great page turner; astute observations and descriptions; likeable main characters with some slow burn issues that make you want to buy the next book. Mastery in the genre, in this reader's humble opinion.


TrueFitt & Hill 200ml Authentic Finest Shaving Cream
TrueFitt & Hill 200ml Authentic Finest Shaving Cream
Offered by The Executive Shaving Company
Price: £9.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the best, 20 Aug. 2014
This is the best, even better than their gel, which is pretty good. Small quantity softens the beard and gives a gentle, close shave. No need to use a brush just massage onto the beard. Lasts ages. Will definitely be back for a repeat order.


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