R. C. B. Butler

"Dick Butler"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (27 of 34)
Location: South East England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 313,337 - Total Helpful Votes: 27 of 34
Greece: The Peloponnese (Bradt Travel Guides (Regi&hellip by Andrew Bostock
In the light of the 8 good reviews of this book (5***** and 3****) I found this book very disappointing indeed. Different people, of course, are looking for different things, but many people will be going to the Peloponnese for the wildflowers, most of them in March and April, but some, too, in the Autumn. And yet there is almost nothing at all about them (the flowers themselves or where to find them), and what there is, on pages 3 to 7, is embarrassingly amateur. This is listed as one of the 50 best wildflower sites in the whole world by Bob Gibbons' in his book "Wildflower Wonders of the World". There are huge numbers of orchids of at least 50 species and more than 300… Read more
Roper Rhodes Neutron Soft Close Toilet Seat White by Roper Rhodes
I bought one of these for our cottage toilet and, although the instructions weren't as clear as they might have been, it didn't take long to fix it and I was very pleased indeed. So I bought another one for our flat, but immediately met problems which took several hours and a lot of frustration to resolve. But to cut a long story short, what I ultimately discovered was that the seat fixes perfectly satisfactorily without the rubber inserts! You don't absolutely need them. It would have been immensely helpful to have been told this beforehand. So use the rubber inserts if they drop into the holes easily, but don't worry if they don't. But I was also lucky in that the holes on my toilet… Read more
Beethoven: Piano Trios Op.1 no.1 & Op.97 ~ Peter Cropper
0 of 6 people found the following review helpful
This is not a review as I haven't bought the CD yet, but the recording was very well reviewed in the May issue of the Gramophone, which made it one of their 12 best new recordings of the month.