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NIUTOP 36/48/72 Assorted Color Marco Raffine Drawing Art Colored Pencils Supplies with Roll UP Washable Canvas Pencil Bag Pouch Wrap Set for adults coloring book /Artist Sketch, 2 Direction Buckle for Different Usage (72-colors)
NIUTOP 36/48/72 Assorted Color Marco Raffine Drawing Art Colored Pencils Supplies with Roll UP Washable Canvas Pencil Bag Pouch Wrap Set for adults coloring book /Artist Sketch, 2 Direction Buckle for Different Usage (72-colors)
Offered by NiutopUK
Price: £20.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fans of adult colouring books will be absolutely delighted with this set, 13 Jan. 2016
This is a lovely product that would make a lovely gift for someone who enjoys relaxing with an adult colouring book. I've used the Marco Raffine crayons before and been really impressed with them; they are not as soft as the Staedtler Ergosofts that I sometimes use but they are fairy soft and lay down their colour really well. They also retain their point better than the Ergosofts so they last a bit longer. They sharpen well, and I've had very few problems with broken leads. The colour range is excellent, and each one is numbered so you can remember which shade of green it was that you used for a particular least etc if you want to. I've arranged my crayons in numerical order in the two pencil wraps which are provided with this set and these really enhance the set. The crayons are supplied in a cardboard box, but it's only when you can see them all organised in the two pencil wraps that you can appreciate just what a great collection of colours you've got.
If you are looking for a gift for someone who enjoys the current adult colouring range, I promise you that they will be absolutely delighted with this product.
I received a discounted product from the manufacturer in return for an honest review.


Niutop Best Electric Pencil Sharpener /Automatic Battery Operated - Small & Compact like a Manual Sharpener - Perfect for Home or your Kids Classroom /Professional Heavy Duty/Works on Colored Pencils (Red)
Niutop Best Electric Pencil Sharpener /Automatic Battery Operated - Small & Compact like a Manual Sharpener - Perfect for Home or your Kids Classroom /Professional Heavy Duty/Works on Colored Pencils (Red)
Offered by NiutopUK
Price: £9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good sharpener that works well, 13 Jan. 2016
This sharpener would make a great addition to your desk if you are a regular user of pencils or coloured. I'm a fan of adult colouring books and it's important to me to be able to sharpen my pencils quickly and easily. This product does the job. It can be used by powering it from the USB port of a computer, but for me, portability is important, so I've inserted four AA batteries. This seems quite a lot, but if they last for a fairly long time, I won't mid that too much. The sharpener works well; you just push your pencil down slightly into the hole, and it will do its work. The container for the sharpenings is big enough that you won't need to be jumping up and down every five minutes to empty it (which can be annoying!).
All in all, I'm pleased with this product; it works well, and the manufacturer even includes a spare blade assembly for when the attached one becomes blunt; I couldn't see any instructions about how to fit it, but hopefully when the time comes, I'll figure it out.
I received a discounted product from the manufacturer in return for an honest review.


NIUTOP Canvas Pencil Wrap,48 Pencil Holder Colored Pencils Case Roll Multi-purpose Pouch for School Office Art. Soft Pencil Bag for Travel Makes Your Pencils Organized (Green)
NIUTOP Canvas Pencil Wrap,48 Pencil Holder Colored Pencils Case Roll Multi-purpose Pouch for School Office Art. Soft Pencil Bag for Travel Makes Your Pencils Organized (Green)
Offered by NiutopUK
Price: £4.59

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent way of storing sets of coloured pencils; will appeal to fans of adult colouring books and artists too, 13 Jan. 2016
This is an excellent pencil holder. As a fan of adult colouring books, I've got several sets of coloured pencils and this is a really good way of keeping them organised. There are elasticated slots for 48 pencils plus a couple of slightly broader slots at one end; I use one of these to keep my sharpener safe. As you can see from the manufacturer's picture, there is a PU strip at the bottom on the wrap; you put the points of your pencils into this to save them from damage. When not in use, the pencil holder can be wrapped up to save space or to pop into a bag and is secured with a press stud fastening on a leather strap. You could also use this to hang your pencils should you wish.
This seems like a great quality product and I would certainly recommend it.
I received a discounted product from the manufacturer in return for an honest review.


iPad Mini Sleeve, MyArmor Bohemian Stylish Canvas Fabric Bag Cases for All 8-8.4 Inch Tablet / iPad Mini 3nd / 2nd / 1st / Samsung Tab 8.0 8.4
iPad Mini Sleeve, MyArmor Bohemian Stylish Canvas Fabric Bag Cases for All 8-8.4 Inch Tablet / iPad Mini 3nd / 2nd / 1st / Samsung Tab 8.0 8.4
Offered by MyArmor
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Sturdy and well-made, provides great protection for your tablet, 13 Jan. 2016
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This is a great value product that provides good protection for the iPad mini. The outer material is quite a tough fabric; my daughter chose the Bohemian print and is really pleased with the way it coordinates with her light blue smart cover on her iPad mini. The inside is a soft felted material to provide gentle protection for your device. This case isn't flimsy either. The sides feel slightly padded and your tablet really will feel quite safe inside this sleeve. The zip runs smoothly - it's a double ended zip so you can open the case from either end, and on each zip pull there is a PU leather strap so you can easily grab the zip pull. In terms of size, this is big enough to accommodate the iPad mini in an Apple smart case (that covers the front as well as the back. You can also fit in an iPad mini size bluetooth keyboard. If you've got a different sort of cover, its bulk will determine whether it will fit and whether you can also squeeze a keyboard in should you so wish.
In conclusion then, this is an excellent value item; it looks good and seems to be sturdy and well made, providing good protection for your tablet.


The Sweetness of Life
The Sweetness of Life
by Françoise Héritier
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars A timely reminder that life is precious and to be enjoyed, 7 Jan. 2016
This review is from: The Sweetness of Life (Paperback)
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This book is short and sweet and a reminder that we should savour the small pleasures in life. Rather than reading it from cover to cover, you could just flick to a random page and get a sense of the author's exuberant enjoyment of a variety of life's pleasures. An unusual and thought-provoking read that reminds us that life is precious and to be enjoyed


Buki - MS907B - Microscope 30 experiments
Buki - MS907B - Microscope 30 experiments
Price: £22.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Recommended to encourage an interest in science for youngsters - a good quality product, 7 Jan. 2016
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There is a lot in this box to entertain children from about the age of 10 upwards or perhaps a bit younger with adult supervision. The microscope itself is surprisingly good quality for the price you pay, and it is great that the set includes a variety of ready made up slides so you can get cracking straight away rather than having to go looking for things to magnify. The fac that the instructions were in French before English threw my children a bit, although they did manage to overcome this minor difficulty. This is definitely recommended for children who have an interest in scientific discovery. Good product.


AmazonBasics High-Speed Micro-HDMI to HDMI Cable - 6 Feet (2-Pack) (Latest Standard)
AmazonBasics High-Speed Micro-HDMI to HDMI Cable - 6 Feet (2-Pack) (Latest Standard)
Price: £9.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Work well for a good price, 1 Jan. 2016
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The Amazon Basics range is excellent and this product is no exception. These are good length HDMI cables that have connected everything I have tried, and they work well, and seem robust. They are supplied with little covers over the ends so when not in use they are protected. For something like a cable, I see no reason to purchase more expensive brand names. These work well and are offered at a good price.


L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Top Coat Flower Bohème 937 Boho Look Nail Polish 5ml
L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Top Coat Flower Bohème 937 Boho Look Nail Polish 5ml
Price: £4.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Subtle, pretty and fiddly, 1 Jan. 2016
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This pretty top coat in a subtle pale pink with flowery glittery bits in it comes in a fairly small bottle. It looks very pretty although it is a bit tricky to get even coverage of the sparkly bits because they sink to the bottom of the bottle. The polish chipped quite easily which was a bit disappointing although unlike some other reviewers, I didn't find this too tricky to remove. Perhaps it depends on which remover you use. I like the effect of this polish but a bigger bottle, easier application and less chipping would have increased the star rating from me.


GBB Lightning To USB Cable [ Apple MFi Certified ] 3ft / 0.9m Charge & SYNC USB 2.0 Compatible With iPhone 6 Plus 5 5C 5S iPad 4th gen iPad Air mini (mini with retina) iPod nano 7th gen 5 th gen White
GBB Lightning To USB Cable [ Apple MFi Certified ] 3ft / 0.9m Charge & SYNC USB 2.0 Compatible With iPhone 6 Plus 5 5C 5S iPad 4th gen iPad Air mini (mini with retina) iPod nano 7th gen 5 th gen White

5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent cable at a good price - Recommended, 19 Dec. 2015
This is a really useful accessory for recent iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users. It's a good length which means you don't need to be quite so close to the power socket, and I've had no issues with it connecting to all three of the devices that I've mentioned above. This cable is certified to meet Apple's standards, and in terms of quality it seems as good, if not better than my Apple originals. If you need an additional cable for the devices I've mentioned, then this one is an excellent option at an extremely competitive price.
I received a sample of this product from the manufacturer in return for an honest review.


iRULU Walknbook W3Mini Notebook 8 Inch 1GB RAM,32GB Store Quad Core Tablet PC, 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3735G Processor, Camera, WLAN, Windows 10 OS
iRULU Walknbook W3Mini Notebook 8 Inch 1GB RAM,32GB Store Quad Core Tablet PC, 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3735G Processor, Camera, WLAN, Windows 10 OS
Offered by iRULU-UK
Price: £104.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well built Windows 10 tablet at a good price, 19 Dec. 2015
Irulu package their products in sturdy looking boxes which gives you an immediate overall sense that this is a quality product. It certainly looks good enough to give as a gift. This 8 inch Windows 10 tablet feels great in the hand; the back is a sturdy feeling white non-shiny plastic and the screen is plastic too. On the back, the various ports are labelled which is good. No guessing what goes where in terms of wires, memory cards etc. In terms of connectivity, you've got a micro USB port which is also used to charge the device, an HDMI port if you want to hook up your tablet to a larger screen. In addition, there is a micro memory card slot (SD) so you can add to the 32GB of storage that is here. There is also a volume rocker switch, and a physical Windows key which is handy for navigating around Windows 10, as well as a power switch. Build quality is very good; there is virtually no flex in the materials, and while the tablet is light, it feels solid and robust. In the box, you get the tablet, and the charger and that's it. The screen is bright and responsive, although the trade off if you have it on a high level of brightness is that your battery will diminish more quickly. The screen is not of the highest resolution but it is absolutely fine for working or watching films etc at arms length although you may find that small text on websites etc is slightly less than sharp. There is Bluetooth connectivity here too; I use my tablet with a Bluetooth keyboard, and with this addition, you really do have a mini laptop on which it is possible to perform most tasks. You can also connect a mouse either via Bluetooth or by USB with the addition of an OTG cable (which are cheap to buy).
I would say Windows 10 really comes in to its own if you want to use Microsoft Office products on the go. Mobile versions are included here and they are pretty good for day to day tasks, although you might want to upgrade to the full versions if you do more complex tasks. It's easy enough to download the full versions, or install them from a disc if you have an external DVD drive (and an OTG cable), and they run fine on this machine. In terms of performance, this tablet is pretty zippy, Battery life isn't as long as a more expensive product. I reckon I can get about four hours of use on a full charge which means that it wouldn't last a full working day, although to be honest, you probably wouldn't want to be working all day on a screen of this size anyway. There are cameras both front and rear facing. The quality isn't the best, but good enough for Skype etc, particularly in a well-lit environment. There is an inbuilt speaker which is better than no speaker at all, although the sound it produces is rather thin; better to plug in some earphones to the 3.5mm headphone jack or connect to a Bluetooth speaker for a much better listening experience.
In conclusion, I think to understand this product best, you need to think of it as a mini laptop in tablet format. With the additional bits and bobs I've mentioned in my review you can be very productive with it. Windows 10 isn't a bad operating system for a tablet (better than previous incarnations of Windows certainly) although not as intuitive as either Android or iOS. If you are in the market specifically for a Windows tablet, I would say that this iRULU version is a very good option which works well, and if you want to do more with your tablet than just consume Media, then a Windows tablet should definitely be on your list.
I received a sample of this product from the manufacturer in return for an honest review.


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