C. Whalen

"Christopher Whalen"
Christopher Whalen
Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (9 of 12)
Location: Oxford, UK
Birthday: 11 May
In My Own Words:
I am a Search Marketing Executive at Torchbox, an independently-owned web design and development company based in Oxfordshire. I was born in Dumfries, grew up in Ayr, lived in Germany, went to sixth-form boarding school in Edinburgh, studied at Oxford University, and now live in Oxford and work in Charlbury.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 556,664 - Total Helpful Votes: 9 of 12
Buster Catrine Catmosphere, Clear/ Black by Buster
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I ordered a Catmosphere a few weeks ago and have attempted to teach my cats how to use it. They're too stupid to realize how to get the biscuits out themselves, so it ends up just sitting on the kitchen floor with biscuits inside it while my cats complain they are hungry, waiting for me to release some biscuits for them.

Whether this is a flaw with the product or my cats is open to question!
Griffin GC17120 XL USB to Dock Cable for iPad, iPh&hellip by Griffin
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
tl;dr - it doesn't fit properly.

I ordered this 3m cable so that I could charge my iPhone and iPad while using them in bed. It's a really useful length, but on my iPhone 4S in particular the connection into the iPhone doesn't fit snuggly and therefore keeps coming loose, interrupting the charge. This means that I sometimes wake up to find that my iPhone isn't fully charged because the cable came out during the night.
The Wonderbox: Curious histories of how to live by Roman Krznaric
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This is a book about the history of ideas about how to live - ideas put into practice. Krznaric divides the book into innovatively themed chapters on topics such as Deathstyle, Empathy, Money and Time, within larger divisions on Nurturing Relationships, Making a Living, Discovering the World, and Breaking Conventions. I've never been to a book club, but I can imagine this would be an excellent choice to stimulate conversation beyond the banal recantations of plot and character.

Like its shelf companion, How to Find Fulfilling Work: The School of Life, it is an alternative to the self-help book: rather than telling you… Read more

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