L. Child

Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (40 of 55)
Location: United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,133,883 - Total Helpful Votes: 40 of 55
Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARC&hellip by Keith T. Hutton
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I picked up this book to get back up to date for my CCNP/CCDP recertification. As Cisco have changed the areas covered in this level of exam, I needed something to bring me up to speed in the new areas.

It does a reasonable job of explaining a lot of the important concepts of network design. As such it will fit comfortably onto my bookshelf as a reference book. If you are starting work in network design, I can recommend the book as a tutorial.

It falls down in two areas however.
- The formatting detracts from the overall text. Several of the diagrams etc. are on the wrong pages to link with the topic they are illustrating. This means when reading a section… Read more
Charlie Wilson's War [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Tom Hanks
Charlie Wilson's War [DVD] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
17 of 21 people found the following review helpful
Fantastic film spoilt by the forced HIV trailer.

While I actively support HIV charities, I do not want to sit through five minutes of extremely slow, extremely dull poetry every time i want to watch the film. This is an excellent way to alienate people who might otherwise have supported a good cause.

Tank Girls by J. Hope
Tank Girls by J. Hope
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars soft corps porn?, 3 Oct 2008
I bought this book believing it to be a historical book about women involved with tanks. As I have a keen interest in military vehicle restoration, this would have been of great interest to me.

Sadly the small amount of text gives way to a series of photographs of the cover girls in various states of undress, posing in ways which would, I'm sure, get them thrown out of most workshops.

Several of my male colleagues became feverish at the sight, and went back to their respective vehicles for a lay down. Those of us who continued to look, noted a distinct lack of health and safety gear.

None of the girls had the basic grease under the fingernails and bruised… Read more

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