Mr. Robert Marsland

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (322 of 406)
Location: Glasgow


Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,559 - Total Helpful Votes: 322 of 406
Viva South America!: A Journey Through a Restless &hellip by Oliver Balch
I'm only a little way in and it seems as though Oliver Balch is intent on uncovering the largely socialist tendencies of the continent, albeit he taking a somewhat sceptical overview of it. I'm so bored of socialist politics living in an area heavily biased that way, that I don't even want to hear a critique of it. boring
Dallas Buyers Club [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Matthew McConaughey
Dallas Buyers Club [DVD] DVD ~ Matthew McConaughey
Sometimes it takes a hustler to change the world is the slogan on the bottom of this DVD. And so the meaning of this film might largely be wrapped up in this statement - a blue collar electrician finds out he has thirty days to live after contracting HIV in the eighties, forms a club selling at the time illegal drug treatments for the illness. His cocksureness means that he can pull off what might otherwise be an insurmountable task, bluffing his way through customs with his contraband and misfooting the American authorities at the same time. The film's quality rests largely upon the depth of its performances and scenes of lives lived on the edge of society. Its compelling stuff and based… Read more
Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Di&hellip by Don Richard Riso
5.0 out of 5 stars personality types, 22 Jun 2014
Dividing people into nine types: 1 - the reformer, 2 - the helper, 3 - the status seeker, 4 - the artist, 5 - the thinker, 6 - the loyalist, 7 - the generalist, 8 - the leader, 9 - the peacemaker; as a means of categorising your personality Riso describes the positive and negative aspects of each type. Interesting and perhaps enlightening about one's personality, but not perhaps comprehensively so, it describes how we meet the world and negotiate our way through it.

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