Andy Q

Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (73 of 96)
Location: Yorkshire


Top Reviewer Ranking: 381,289 - Total Helpful Votes: 73 of 96
Shop4 Bicycle Handle Bar Holster / Holder / Cradle&hellip by Shop4accessories
1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible, 27 Jan 2014
Cheap nasty plastic, rattles over every bump, hard to read due to vibration. Sorted rattle partially by adding adhesive felt pads to face plate of unit. Couple of times noticed phone riding up in mount and had to push back down. Then dropped bike from a standstill, unit's locating lugs snapped off and iPhone went flying. So my advice is if you must buy this rubbish then ensure that phone is in an Otterbox case!
The Afrika Reich by Guy Saville
The Afrika Reich by Guy Saville
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
What a cracking yarn!! I've just read some of the 1* reviews which seem to all centre on the perception that the story's heroes recover rapidly from injuries that would hospitalise ordinary men for months, for me that's the point, its fiction, they're fictional heroes, thats what fictional heroes do! If they didn't Arnie would be some non-descript old boy in a bar somewhere in Austria boring anyone who'd listen with tales of how he was once Mr Universe!! Some criticise the book for "cartoon book characters" and yes there is a bit of the "Boy's own adventure book" meets the commando comic books, but we all loved those as kids, so why not enjoy something in a similar vein but more adult and… Read more
The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story of S&hellip by Alistair Urquhart
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Before reading this book I had some idea of the horrors endured by these young men, but not the appaling depth of the true suffering. My Grandfather's brother had been a PoW in the Far East and would never have a Japanese made item in his house or even ride in a Japanese car, having read Mr Urquhart's book I now fully understand why.
I was left very bitter and angry at the end as I read of the underhand way these men were dealt with by our own Government, after liberation sending them on a slow circuitious route home, presumably to give them some time to regain some weight thereby lessening the media impact of seeing walking skeletons, making them sign "gagging orders" to prevent them… Read more

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