P. Powell

Helpful votes received on reviews: 68% (43 of 63)
Location: London, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 765,808 - Total Helpful Votes: 43 of 63
Sid Meier's Civilization V Gold Edition [Online Ga&hellip by Aspyr
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I got this for the low price. Really enjoying the game.

Although it says it is for mac (and the download is mac only), you get emailed a steam code. Install steam and add the code and you are away.
Home Brew & Wine Making - Winebuddy 30 Bottle Red &hellip by Wine Buddy
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I have to agree with the other reviewer - it came out looking like dilute Ribena. The taste was OK for me though, although nothing like a Merlot it was OK, and is certainly strong enough. Next time I'm going to try something more expensive...
What the Buddha Thought (Oxford Centre for Buddhis&hellip by Richard Gombrich
17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
The book is mildly intellectual. Gombrich is a scholar and not a practitioner, but is writing for a broad audience. It's a bit like "A Brief History of Time" - articulating complex ideas well with the least technical method possible in order to be accurate.

I've never read anything else about the influence of Vedic thought on the Buddha, but I find Gombrich's book informative and convincing. He is exacting about what is conjecture and what is strongly likely. The only downside is the limitations of rational analysis. Sometimes what he mentions as paradoxical does not seem to to me because of meditative experience.

Still, well worth a read whether you agree with his… Read more

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