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"not_a_real_folkie"
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Don'tcha just love Amazon's profile system, where I can change my "nickname" but not delete it. Duh?! So it all looks a bit repetititititive on my reviews.
I'm not a real folkie - and that name came from the very first review I posted, back in 1854, for a Steeleye Span wax cylinder, out now on the Edison Bell label at all good gramophone shoppes. But I love all sorts of music, and quite a few f… Read more

 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,731 - Total Helpful Votes: 757 of 893
Dancing In The Dark <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dancing-In-The-Dark/dp/artist-redirect/B005GBXFXW">Big Daddy</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
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Where Sir Bruce blustered, Big Daddy caress with a period rock 'n' roll (more doo-wop, perhaps) arrangement of the Boss's 1985 hit. Somehow the mood suits the lyrics perfects ("I ain't nothin' but tired..." the singer tells us, over a languid backbeat, slap bass and stroked piano chords). Maybe they were one-trick ponies, but the musicianship is superb and the idea of putting mid-eighties Bruce Springsteen into a time machine like this is an inspired one.
LEGO Juniors 10674: Pony Farm by LEGO
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Road-tested by my 7 and 9-year old daughters, both horse mad. There was great delight upon opening the box, and the older girl was soon poring over the instructions and issuing orders - sorry, polite requests - to the younger. It kept them occupied for an hour or so in construction and roleplay with the assembled equine goodies, but they said they would come back to it again to make up something different.

It seemed closer in nature to Playmobil than my memories of Lego from childhood, but apparently I'm behind the times, and these pre-shaped lego sets are the in thing now. The lego pieces are all massively childproof and the storage box is great (although as shockingly pink… Read more
Ophthalmology at a Glance by Jane Olver
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This book won't teach you all you need to know about ophthalmology, but it is a convenient reference source for quick overviews of clinical conditions. An especial strength is the quantity of decent-quality photographs that are worth a thousand words in helping to explain many ocular phenomena.

As with another brief guide I reviewed recently, it's unlikely you'll be reaching for this book if you are a specialist clinician but, for the rest of us, it distils a lot of knowledge in one place.

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