Mr. Raymond P. Godwin

Helpful votes received on reviews: 82% (37 of 45)
Location: Lancashire, UK



Top Reviewer Ranking: 376,320 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 45
Hercules EZ Clutch Tripod Mic Stand by Hercules Stands
No, the title of this review isn't referring to me, it's the stand. I've had one of these for a few years now, the thread on the nut which releases and tightens the boss and feet part against the stem has just worn out., so I'm looking to replace. The quick release arm is ideal for my vintage style sure retro mic. I love the yellow boss colour theme which extends to my matching speaker stands. It has a quirky squeeze and release height adjuster mechanism which makes it easy to change the height during a gig. The only drawback is that if you are carrying the stand and point it downwards, the inner shaft slides out at high speed, when tillted back upright it shoots back in potentially causing… Read more
Round Ireland With A Fridge by Tony Hawks
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
It's not even remotely funny. It made me wonder whether the author had reached a career point where his confidence was so high that he believed that anything he did would be hilarious. Hitch hiking with a fridge around Ireland caught the imagination of bored rural communities who, if we are to believe the author, were swept along on a tidal wave of enthusiasm and laughter by the very notion. If that's the case, no wonder Oscar Wilde emigrated. To say I was sorely disappointed by this book is an understatement, I found it patronising. Hawks has made himself comfortable at the table of Radio 4 comedy panel games (Auntie does get it wrong sometimes), where for me, he stands out as the least… Read more
City of Sin: London and Its Vices by Catharine Arnold
City of Sin: London and Its Vices by Catharine Arnold
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Overall, I enjoyed this book and would recommend it. Upsides are lots of interesting historical stories, facts and figures, downsides are it dwelled on certain periods a bit too much, and dare I say it, I was a bit bored in the middle. It does recover though and overall I am pleased I bought it.

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