M. Liddament

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (150 of 160)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 126,100 - Total Helpful Votes: 150 of 160
Samsung C3350 Solid X-Cover Sim Free Mobile Phone &hellip by Samsung
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The phone has a fantastic battery life, but the menu system is terrible and buggy, the contact address book part is hopelessly muddled and unintuitive and the call quality is abysmal. The battery door on mine keeps unlocking too. Other people have commented on these things. The phone is supposed to be be robust and dust / waterproof so why does it cheerfully open itself whilst in my pocket? Because, on inspection, the catch is badly designed. Could have been a great little phone, but spoiled by lack of attention to detail.
Look To Windward by Iain M. Banks
Look To Windward by Iain M. Banks
Like Roger Zelazny's "Isle of the Dead", I think this is the book that will eventually be regarded as one of Banks' best SF novels, and possibly the very best, and will stand the test of time. In the former classic, a man who is an immortal god lights a cigarette with a 1,000 year old Zippo before beginning a journey of discovery that leads to personal tragedy and loss. In the latter, an immortal tripedal alien starts the story proper by doing what we all have done and taking a stroll in the snow. The familiarity inherent in these actions grounds us, the characters surprise us, and then the stories take us onwards. In "Look to Windward" as in Zelazny's masterpiece, that journey is to an… Read more
Le Creuset Wine Accessories WA143 Aerator/ Pourer by Le Creuset
Works perfectly. You can see and hear the air going into the wine. Easy to use and fits properly. Even this clumsy and spatially-challenged person had no difficulties with it!