David J. Kelly

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Location: Scotland



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Small Town Misfits <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Small-Town-Misfits-Jenny-Queen/dp/artist-redirect/B00KCUCCO0">Jenny Queen</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Small Town Misfits Jenny Queen MP3 Download
This is the third album from Ohio born, Sydney based, Jenny Queen, a singer songwriter, author and natural history geek, which is how I got to this album. As the title suggests the album is a cycle of songs about small town life, literate songs which are well crafted and which draw the listener in. Jenny's songs show some essential elements in common with a few of my favourite bands, the Bottle Rockets, Drive-by Truckers and even Slobberbone, in that she is telling a story in each song, without forgetting that these are songs and making sure that there's a good tune to match. The thirteen songs on this album run to 44 minutes, to me that's a perfect length and all of the songs are less… Read more
Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
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The first part of this publication is an essay on the use of the English language and the prevalence of poor, lazy English among the political writers of the mid twentieth century. It is, however, just as true today, as it was when it was written and I was able to see many of the faults Orwell picks out in many passages I have written. The essay is thought provoking and has made me more aware of how I use language. Clarity and simplicity are the main messages that Orwell is attempting to get to the reader, and as one would expect with a great writer does so clearly, simply and effectively.

The second part of the booklet is a review of "Mein Kampf" and it is difficult to read… Read more
TP-Link TD-W8968 300Mbps Wireless N USB ADSL2+ Mod&hellip by TP-Link
2.0 out of 5 stars Unreliable, 1 Mar 2013
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After three days this router loses its internet connection every 5-10 minutes. I am on BT Broadband and the HomeHub was a lot more stable and gave a better Wi-Fi signal than this, my I phone 4GS responds better if I switch off wi-fi when it is in range of this router. Unless performance improves I will be reverting back to the HomeHub. I see a lot of satisfied reviewers on these pages but even with the power of the internet (when it's on) I can't find an explanation or solution to my intermittent access.