Reginald W. Barlow

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Location: Yorkshire, England


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Free Your Body, Free Your Mind! by Evie Salomon
This book is a collection of essays that give more detail about the recent events in SF. Obviously the point of view is on the side the nudists/naturists so readers should not expect a balanced account. Then there are plenty of academic books that take a one sided view (Manning Clark's History of Australia for instance), so why not this one? There is almost certainly views in here that some naturist will object to, but the writers are campaigning for the right of freedom of expression so it would be ironic if this book is ignored because of the ideas expressed.

On the other hand, if you are a pedant, you will not enjoy the errors in the text, the grouping of the photographs… Read more
Apple Magic Trackpad by Apple
Have an older MacBook with a button and thinking of updating to OS X 10.7? Lion introduces the gestures from the iPad and the original trackpad provided on the laptop will just not do. The Magic Trackpad is a must.
I found the Magic Trackpad very easy to 'install' being bluetooth and getting used to gestures, for scrolling etc (especially launch pad) easy to learn. No doubt in time other gestures will come to mind just as easily as the quick keys. But if I have one complaint, it is that it is very sensitive and unintended scrolls and changes of pages can be annoying. Still that could be a quibble, may be not. It depends whether I'm the only one to have found this a problem or not… Read more
Battlestar Galactica: Season 4 (Part One) [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Edward James Olmos
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
If you have followed this series from the beginning you will no doubt be wondering if the fourth and last series of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica will be able to maintain the standard set by Series One to Three. Of course, this is not the season that the Sci-fi Channel originally planned - the writer's strike put paid to that - but considering the newspaper reports at the time suggesting that shows were either cancelled or curtailed, I think BSG fans are lucky that season four was made at all, especially considering the rumours that it was going to be canned after Series Three! It would have been a shame to end this groundbreaking series prematurely, which allegedly happened to… Read more

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