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eCobbler 60Cm Thin Round Shoe Laces - Stone eCobbler
1.0 out of 5 stars Keep coming undone!, 17 Nov 2013
These laces just keep coming undone. Constantly. 5 or 6 times a day I find myself doing them up, and if I walk any distance even more frequently. Really really frustrating.
Russell Hobbs 13766 2-Slice Classic Toaster in Pol&hellip by Russell Hobbs
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars FIRE HAZARD!!, 14 Mar 2013
I bought this toaster just over a month ago. After about 2 weeks one lot of toast popped up, but the filaments didn't turn off. I only realised this when the kitchen was full of smoke. Assuming that I had a faulty unit I returned it to Amazon and received a replacement of the same model.

This morning exactly the same thing happened again - the toast popped, but the filaments didn't turn off, and again my kitchen was filled with smoke.

This toaster is potentially lethal - YOU SHOULD NOT BUY IT.

I rang Russell Hobbs today to explain to them what was happening with their toaster and to warn them of the problem. Their response? Suggesting that I change the… Read more
Red Plenty by Francis Spufford
Red Plenty by Francis Spufford
17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Really disappointed by the Kindle edition of this book - Faber and Faber have done a real disservice to a great book by pushing out a poorly formatted digital version, clearly without any testing. The book has lots of very long footnotes in each chapter which are completely unlinked to the main text. This means that when you get to the end of each chapter you are presented with page after page of footnotes without any context, making reading the book extremely disjointed.

If publishers are going to carry on the conceit of charging the same for the digital and paper editions the least they should do is actually proofread their own output. It's also a shame that you can't return… Read more