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HAUCK SPORT RAINCOVER
HAUCK SPORT RAINCOVER
Offered by Baby Travel Limited
Price: £29.95

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5.0 out of 5 stars Mobile Greenhouse is Good, 2 Nov. 2016
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It came quickly, one day to despatch order, one day in Post and delivered the third. The plastic is low odour, crystal clear, flexible & good quality. Fits our pushchair (Hauck Sport) well & looks to able to withstand kick-boxer grandson no problem. I see no reason to believe that when properly fitted the raincover can be blown over his face. The fitting instructions could be a little better as there appear to be two possible ways to fit & guess who used the wrong one because he hadn't looked properly at the cover before starting (that is a surprise). The pushchair can be folded & the raincover left in place, so once fitted there's no overwhelming need to remove it.


Precision LED Radio Controlled Clock, Black/ Silver
Precision LED Radio Controlled Clock, Black/ Silver

1.0 out of 5 stars Perfect night-light useless clock., 19 Sept. 2016
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Big & bold. Sits nicely by the bed & lights the bedroom day & night. Have acquired & fitted light-dimmer direct from US & proper-job. Amazon suggested buy light-dims but they're not in stock so had to go direct to US. Delivery of clock was quick & product was perfect. However, we've just suffered another pointless move from BST to GMT & the clock could not link to the NPL Clock (in Cumbria) so the displayed time, Sunday morning, was still BST. Better luck next time perhaps. The clock seems to be having difficulty getting through to NPL this week (atmospheric conditions?), otherwise it's been fine.
Had this a little while now & find that clock receives time signal when it feels like it (it sits next to elderly r/c clock, digits too small to see hence this purchase, that receives Anthorn just fine, no problem) & definitely not when it would be useful e.g. at another of those ridiculous GMT/BST time changes.
Unsatisfactory.


YKK Vislon Two-Way Zip Separable 5 MM 65 CM, Black 580
YKK Vislon Two-Way Zip Separable 5 MM 65 CM, Black 580
Offered by DKCollection
Price: £7.92

5.0 out of 5 stars Great service, 19 Sept. 2016
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Well, y'know, what can one say about a zip. The supplier, however, was expected to take 3/4 weeks to get it to me. Terrible estimate for t'was with me inside a week and Christmas post whizzing about as well. Had a charming email from supplier wishing me a happy Christmas. Will go to them again. Oh, you want to know about the zip, working perfectly in my coat. It's as described in every detail in the blurb. Perfick.


Trumpet Concertos
Trumpet Concertos

5.0 out of 5 stars Made just for you, 19 Sept. 2016
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This review is from: Trumpet Concertos (Audio CD)
Supplied by Presto music who write the CD, the case, etc., new, just for you. Yes, they do have all the appropriate copyright wassermacallits so it's perfectly legal. If they didn't you wouldn't be able to acquire this jolly set of five pieces for trumpet/s, oboe/s, strings & continuo beautifully played by Hakan Hardenberger with Iona Brown & the Academy of St Martin's. Telemann, a contemporary of the great Handel, ain't that well known in Britain which is a great shame. Get this as an ideal taster; it's worth every penny/pfennig.


Harp Concertos
Harp Concertos
Price: £11.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Unexpectedly Multicoloured, 19 Sept. 2016
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This review is from: Harp Concertos (Audio CD)
Mozart wasn't too fond of the harp (or flute as well), so we're told & yes it can be a bit monochrome in large chunks but... this CD of 6 concerti includes two quite charming pieces that I had never met before. Reinhold Gliere, despite Germanic name is Russian & his piece just like film music, big & lush (Stalin liked him, probably). The other, by Boieldieu, takes a little while to get going but when is does it's perfectly charming. These are all analogue to digital transfers (I remember buying the Mozart Flute & Harp on Ace of Clubs label in the 70s) except Rodrigo's transcription of his Concerto de Aranjuez to Harp & are played either by Marisa Robles or Osian Ellis. Can't go wrong with this set; a nice well played mix of the familiar and the unexpected; definitely not monochrome.


Robin Hood  [DVD]
Robin Hood [DVD]
Dvd ~ Wolfgang Reitherman
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Delightful, 2 May 2016
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My children loved it when they were young and now Grandson is here got the DVD to replace the VHS & I can love it for him until he's old enough to love it for himself. Sticks to the well known bowdlerised story for children but that's who it's aimed at. Disney cel animation was always good & this is in that tradition. Includes deleted scenes that were never on the tape, with other things, which is a bonus. Enjoy.


High Spirits [DVD]
High Spirits [DVD]
Dvd ~ Daryl Hannah

4.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful for that Wet Tuesday Evening, 2 May 2016
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I liked this so much in the days of VHS I got the DVD. Never mind the story it's frivolous and fun. What else could you wish for on a wet Tuesday evening.


Windows 10 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))
Windows 10 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))
by Andy Rathbone
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Just the Jobby, 2 May 2016
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In the breezy "Whatever for dummies" style. Easy to understand & put into practice. Just the jobby. Not a lotofhelp with the "features" (as in bits drop off overnight) built in to Windows 10 (one lives in interesting times [see Chinese curse] with this OS) but jolly useful with the everyday things to be found. If you're new to a PC it's the ideal introduction to your operating system & making it work for you.


AM01 Single LCD Monitor Stand Desk Mount Bracket for 17"-27" Screens with 30° Tilt up/down , Free 130° Rotation, Swivel left/right 90°
AM01 Single LCD Monitor Stand Desk Mount Bracket for 17"-27" Screens with 30° Tilt up/down , Free 130° Rotation, Swivel left/right 90°
Offered by eHome
Price: £19.98

4.0 out of 5 stars Holding Up Gradely..., 8 Mar. 2016
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It's very straightforward to put together, which is good as there are no instructions as such, just a nice drawing. The head was already assembled so it wasn't much of a job to put together & it's holding up the monitor I'm using now. Nice & sturdy & easy enough to adjust. Worth the money.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Jubbly..., 8 Mar. 2016
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The parcel arrived very promptly; within two working days of the order. It's surprisingly light & amused the postman. The wood is accurately machined so it didn't need any jiggling. You can put it together in half an hour using hand tools - screwdriver mostly. But will the cat use it? No. Because he's a cussed furry bundle but then, that's cats. He's been in it & we live in hope. It took him a lot of time to get used to other innovations like not climbing the curtains. We live in hope.


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