I've always had Bricks Are Heavy down as one of the consistently brilliant albums that I own. Even to this day I rate the album just as highly as I did when I first heard it in my teens. Bizarrely though, I chose to ignore it's successor (probably due to lack of cash), until now that is. I've had HFS for a couple of weeks now, and apart from Andres (which I sing a lot on Rock Band!) my initial reaction was that I was right to ignore it for all these years. But, with repeated listens songs started to creep out and hit me. The Bomb was the first to emerge, with its driving beat and catchy rhythm. Later down the line Riding with a movie star and Shirley have improved to belong amongst the… Read more
This is my first ice making machine, so I have nothing else to compare it against. Because of this, I spent a while wondering whether I really needed one and whether it would suit my needs.
The first day with it made we wonder if I'd made the right decision in spending over £100. The first run of ice was slightly watery and disappeared soon after putting in a drink, and it seemed very slow. Around 8 cubes per 15 minutes. I then had problems getting it to switch to small cubes. Whichever setting (small or large) I chose, the resulting ice was all the same size.
Things improved the next day, and have been great ever since. The size selector works fine, the ice is much… Read more