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Duty Free - The Complete Series [DVD]
Duty Free - The Complete Series [DVD]
Dvd ~ Keith Barron
Offered by ludovico_institute
Price: £13.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Classic series from a time when TV producers still new how to create a light hearted, sitcom., 30 Jan. 2016
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This classic 1980's sitcom DVD box set contains all three series and the 1986 Christmas Special.

The series follows the luckless David's attempts to woo the dreamy Linda, endlessly thwarted by the long suffering Amy, sometimes assisted by Linda's husband Robert, when he not playing golf or keeping an eye on the Germans. There are many situations that create a smile and a laugh.

It's all good natured, uncomplicated fun, the way sit com's should be.


EAST END LEGACY
EAST END LEGACY
Price: £3.48

5.0 out of 5 stars Great read with an unpredictable ending, 29 Jan. 2016
This review is from: EAST END LEGACY (Kindle Edition)
This is the best book I have read in the past year.

The story is a different take on the East London crime family theme where Angela Canning Brown decides to pursue the takeover of her dead fathers business, after a lifetime of not knowing anything about him.

I guarantee no one will predict the ending, therefore I am not saying anything more about the story. If you like London based crime thrillers read this one for yourself.


A1521B RESIN GOLF TROPHY SIZE 13.5CM FREE ENGRAVING
A1521B RESIN GOLF TROPHY SIZE 13.5CM FREE ENGRAVING
Offered by CAPITAL TROPHIES
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good little momento for the occaisonal, humble, sporting triumph, 29 Jan. 2016
This is a nice little trophy which I bought for myself after winning one of my local club competitions.

I manage a win on average about every 3.5 years and these little indulgencies are good for amusing the wife when displayed on the mantle piece
This is the first time I've acquired one via Amazon. Usually I've nipped into a local shop in town, where the selection is more limited and it takes longer to deliver.

To get the engraving correct all you need to do is mark the product as a gift and add the engraving text as a gift message. This works perfectly well and the engraving is suitably spread over the lines available.

The quality of the trophy is good too and would be suitable for use as a society or for part of an official club prise.


HP Laptop Battery for Compaq Presario CQ32 CQ42 CQ56 CQ57 CQ62 CQ72, HP Notebook PC G4 G6 G7 G32 G42 G62 G72, Envy 17H
HP Laptop Battery for Compaq Presario CQ32 CQ42 CQ56 CQ57 CQ62 CQ72, HP Notebook PC G4 G6 G7 G32 G42 G62 G72, Envy 17H
Offered by TradeMarket
Price: £11.15

3.0 out of 5 stars Easy to fit, arrived early and ready to use, 25 Jan. 2016
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I've had my Compaq Presario CQ62 for about 4 years now and the original battery finally gave up the ghost.

I was able to source this batter from Amazon. It arrived a day early, the battery contained 75% charge and took seconds to swap over from the original.

The chances are if I had gone into a retailer, I would have probably found that these weren't in stock and walked out with a new laptop rather than a new battery, which would have been a more expensive and at the moment (based on what I use the laptop for) an unnecessary alternative.

However after a couple of weeks of use, at the end of each week, I've found that I've had to take the battery out and run off mains power only because the laptop refused to boot-up with the battery installed. It's OK to re-install after a few hours and run again, but there is something going on that's not quite right. It may be over heating, although I'm not quite sure.

It could also be my old laptop playing up a bit, but for now I will carry on with the battery and the old laptop until the it becomes more of a problem.


Samuel Windsor Semi Brogue Black Size 7
Samuel Windsor Semi Brogue Black Size 7
Offered by Samuel Windsor Clothing

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality shoes at a great price when purchased., 7 Jan. 2016
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I bought this pair of shoes to use for work after first of all buying these: Samuel Windsor Men's Leather Classic Cheltenham Brogues Black. (7).

I decided that the Cheltenham Brogues were too good for work, so chose the Semi Brogue as an alternative these being ever so slightly plainer to distinguish best shoes from work shoes.

The quality of this pair is just as good. Well made, well polished, includes a show horn and a pair of laces in the box.

I am slightly between a 6.5 and 7.0 so do use an insole and have no problem with this.

The sale price at the time means I have two pairs of quality shoes for significantly less than 1 pair at full price.


Organic Natural Seruman Therapeutics beeswax Ear Candles (5 pairs) with protective discs
Organic Natural Seruman Therapeutics beeswax Ear Candles (5 pairs) with protective discs
Offered by Seruman Therapeutics
Price: £14.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars If there is a benefit, the benefit is more subtle than the obvious because the residue is not likey to be ear wax, 4 Jan. 2016
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I had used ear candles bought from a Chinese herbal shop before, following a recommendation that they worked. I actually thought they had worked for me too. So when the local shop was no more I looked to buy these on line.

I read the reviews, some people seem to suggest they work, but there were a few who burnt one without using them and found that the same amount of "wax" was present as when used in the ear.

So, I did one with and one without, burnt down to the same level, like for like, the residue was the same with and without use. The residue was also of the same two textures, a lighter powdery yellow, and a darker more waxy orange.

So, I can confirm that the residue is not likely to be ear wax at all and will be residue from the candle itself, from a combination of the material and of the beeswax binding used to maintain the structure of the candle.

Now, until you conduct this experiment for yourself you would believe that you have had some benefit from using them. To be honest there is small part of me that has a perception that using them has achieved something, however I can't experimentally determine what that benefit is.

I think that when using them a slightly comforting sensation is created from the warmth and also from the perception you have that material getting sucked up. The latter is created because you can hear a crackling sound and it feels like material is being sucked up.

The actual benefit, if any, may come from that the application of a gentle heat may help the natural dispersion of wax. In which case the benefit of using them is more likely to be recognised the morning after and much subtly.


Samuel Windsor Men's Leather Classic Cheltenham Brogues Black. (7)
Samuel Windsor Men's Leather Classic Cheltenham Brogues Black. (7)
Offered by Samuel Windsor Clothing

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, stylish shoes and when bought in a sale you really can't go wrong, 4 Jan. 2016
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When shopping for shoes in shoe shops, I find that there are two types of shops, cheap or expensive and it's hard to find something in between.

I want leather show with style and quality and don't mind paying a bit extra to achieve that. At the same time I don't want to go high end and pay high end prices.

I ended up browsing shoes on Amazon and found these. They looked stylish and at full price they would fall into the mid-range bracket suggesting the quality was there. On top of that, these were in the sale and offered at less than half price. This looked like a win, win deal and despite being a little nervous about buying shoes without trying them, I placed the order.

The shoes arrived a few days later all my criteria of quality and style were met. They came with a shoe horn and a spare pair of laces included. I've only ever had one pair of shoes before that included a spare pair of laces.

The shoes are immaculate, with a decently thick sole and they are comfortable. As I am slightly between a size 6.5 and 7 I do tend to use an insole, so I have no problem with the fit either.

In fact I'm think of ordering another pair of Samuel Windsor while the sale is still on.


Roy Orbison - Live at the Austin City Limits [DVD]
Roy Orbison - Live at the Austin City Limits [DVD]
Dvd ~ Roy Orbison
Offered by pb ReCommerce UK
Price: £5.01

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliantly, understated, classic Roy Orbison, 27 Dec. 2015
Roy Orbison was at a bit of a crossroad when this was filmed. There had been a hint of a comeback with "That Lovin' You Feelin' Again" and attention also arrived in the form of a number of successful covers by artists of the day. However, Roy had to wait until The Travelling Wilburys to finally achieve a comeback that tragically was cut short in 1988.

Roy is captured in fine voice, singing all his greatest classics, achieving a number of standing ovations from an appreciative audience. There are no gimmicks in the production just the pure, understated, brilliance of Roy's singing.


Men Behaving Badly Six Pack - Series 1-6 BBC [1992] [DVD]
Men Behaving Badly Six Pack - Series 1-6 BBC [1992] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Martin Clunes
Price: £21.62

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Uncomplicated fun that more people can relate to than who are prepared to admit, 19 Dec. 2015
Prior to the reality TV show seemingly taking over peak TV so many great situation comedies were made and this is one of them.
The best are all based on simple ideas and in this case the fun revolves around Gary, played by Martin Clunes and his lodgers, Dermot in series 1 played by Harry Enfield and Tony, from series 2, played by Neil Morrissey. They all lust after the lovely Deborah (Leslie Ash), with Dorothy (Caroline Quentin) as Gary's long suffering girlfriend.

The situations that arise surrounding the drinking, the hopeless lusting are hilarious and have probably happened countless time's all over the country for the 20 to 30 age group who haven't yet settled down and a lot lads and long suffering girl friends alike can relate to it.

The only thing missing from this is the special final trilogy, where things reach their conclusion for the four of them.


One Of The Lonely Ones
One Of The Lonely Ones
Price: £10.52

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Typical of the MGM period, pleasant but not inspiring, 5 Dec. 2015
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This review is from: One Of The Lonely Ones (Audio CD)
I was very interested to hear that Roy's sons had found an un-released MGM album from 1969 in the archives. An album of fully finished, unreleased material, (that is not re-works, alternative versions or out takes), was always going to be a must have for an Orbison fan.

Roy was in fine voice, slowly emerging from a period of intense tragedy in his personal life. It is understandable then that as pleasant as the songs are on this album, there is no song that reaches the heights of the classic recordings from the Monument period. It would be another 19 years before Roy found that kind of form, with a revival that was tragically cut short. There isn't a song that even matches the best of the MGM singles such as "Crawling Back" or "Too Soon To Know".

The album begins with a fine rendition of "You'll Never Walk Alone". Although a great version I did get the impression that this didn't stretch Roy that much and would guess that it didn't take him too many takes to record.

The rest of the album continues equally pleasantly, a mix of ballads and mid-tempo songs that are all OK but without any having the potential to become hits had they been released at the time.

It's worth getting and listening to once in while and to not leave a gap in the collection, just don't expect anything close to "Mystery Girl".


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