Hywel E. Wiggs

Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (8 of 9)
Location: London, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,175,852 - Total Helpful Votes: 8 of 9
How to Read Wittgenstein by Ray Monk
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
This book manages to be refreshingly short while still conveying a decent idea of how to acquaint yourself with some difficult ideas. Wittgenstein's earlier work is tough philosophy often steeped in subtlety, but this does a good job of breaking things down. Would recommended to philosophy undergraduates.
Creative Zen Stone 1GB With In Built Speaker - Bla&hellip by Creative
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for exercise, 27 Dec 2008
I've had one of these for almost a year, and looking back it's honestly one of the best electronics purchases I've ever made. The storage capacity is fine for when I use the player (hitting the weights), and the battery life isn't too shabby.

However, on advice from other reviews here I also purchased some Sennheiser earphones to replace the stock ones, so I can't comment on the sound quality out of the box.
Surfing With The Alien ~ Joe Satriani
Surfing With The Alien ~ Joe Satriani
I purchased this album after becoming enamoured with the title track, but soon realised there are several awesome tracks worthy of mention.

Ice 9 features a hard, steady pulse, which follows nicely into Crushing Day's upbeat tempo (and intense solo section).
Always With Me, Always With You shows that Satriani's not all about speed, and is a wonderfully emotive piece in its own right.
Satch Boogie shows off a fantastic Jeff Beck inspired groove, and is a definite highlight.

It's Surfing With The Alien itself that proves the most impressive piece though. The opening roar of a jet engine sets the tone for one of the best instrumental compositions I've ever come… Read more

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