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Avast Free Antivirus 2017 [Download]
Avast Free Antivirus 2017 [Download]
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 16 May 2016
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Wireless Doorbell, JETech Portable Wireless DoorBell Chime Plug-in Push Button with LED Indicator Over 50 Chimes, No Batteries Required for the Receiver (White) - 2122
Wireless Doorbell, JETech Portable Wireless DoorBell Chime Plug-in Push Button with LED Indicator Over 50 Chimes, No Batteries Required for the Receiver (White) - 2122
Offered by JEDirect UK
Price: £10.98


Refuting ISIS
Refuting ISIS

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The antithesis of western media coverage of the Muslim view of IS, 3 Mar. 2016
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A vital and reassuring confirmation of the peace and tolerance of Islam that is needed in this time of crisis where IS is in danger of establishing the identity of Islam to ordinary citizens in Europe and the US


Aidapt Deluxe Motorised Pedal Exerciser (Eligible for VAT relief in the UK)
Aidapt Deluxe Motorised Pedal Exerciser (Eligible for VAT relief in the UK)
Price: £69.95

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your money on this if you want cardiovascular exercise, 22 Jan. 2016
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This product is falsely described. It has no variable resistance. It has variable speed. It is a motorised exercise device that helps with mobility but it's function as a cardio vascular evercise device is negligible. The instructions are poorly translated (component descriptions aren't in English) but the build quality is good. It would have value for somebody recovering from muscle wastage but it's not going to help with cardio vascular conditioning. A more responsible distributor would make this much clearer.
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Truth: Philosophy in Transit
Truth: Philosophy in Transit
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4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 30 Nov. 2015
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A pretty good stab at the need for a God substitute in a post modernist world where the pursuit of knowledge in a scientific method has fragmented human respect for the journey to a unifying truth


Go Set a Watchman
Go Set a Watchman
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's safe Atticus survives Intacticus, 16 July 2015
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All done. First things first: only a 21st century liberal would be bigoted enough to condemn him, for anyone else Atticus survives scathed but Intacticus. Different kettle. Same fish. You find out more about them. I think the characters are consistent with MB. You can see why the publisher sent her back to do Mocking Bird. The flashbacks are good. Harper Lee can really get into the skin and walk around in a child's world. She has a great turn of phrase and is merciless mocking southern gentility and hypocrisy. If you want some messages I think it shines a light on issues that still persist in current events in Charleston. It's still a woefully divided society. If you try hard you can also see parallels with the fears of any conservative (compassionate) middle class in the face of violent revolutionary change, whether sponsored by the NAACP in the Deep South, U.S. led regime change in Iraq or the old and the wise who knew the democratic Arab Spring would end in tribal, religious anarchy. That would have been too much for Gregory Peck to convey. The publisher knew it would be better to have black and white than attempt grey. Mocking Bird is a feel good book that has no faults. Watchman is a braver book that I really like - partly because it bites off too much. I'll give it 11.
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Don't Point That Thing at Me: The book that inspired the Mortdecai film (Charlie Mortdecai series 1)
Don't Point That Thing at Me: The book that inspired the Mortdecai film (Charlie Mortdecai series 1)
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Average, 9 July 2014
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Massively over hyped by the luvvies but readable. It is no Wodehouse and it rides a few too many cliches.


The War for Talent
The War for Talent
by Ed Michaels
Edition: Hardcover

1.0 out of 5 stars One Star, 30 Jun. 2014
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Drivel


The Rise of the Meritocracy,1870-2033: an Essay on Education and Equality
The Rise of the Meritocracy,1870-2033: an Essay on Education and Equality
by Michael Young
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant. All of the risks arising from an obsession ..., 30 Jun. 2014
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Brilliant. All of the risks arising from an obsession with social mobility through "merit" were mapped out in this book, yet all the main political parties charged ahead to create a social hierarchy that values technical merit and devalues and demonises people who - through no greater crime than the accident of birth - fall on the wrong side of the merit equation (Intelligence + Effort = Merit). In their rush to open the door to the social elevator, socialists and liberals have spent over 50 years undermining and ignoring the status and quality of life of people at the bottom of the UK merit pyramid. Michael Young threw a crystal ball at them with this book but they ducked it. Today's increasingly unequal and unfair society is the result. The book is a masterpiece.


ContourROAM2 Handsfree HD Action Camera - Black (5MP, Still Photo Sensor)
ContourROAM2 Handsfree HD Action Camera - Black (5MP, Still Photo Sensor)

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!, 6 May 2014
BRILLIANT !

My son and I were looking for a sport we could do together. He suggested Rugby. I suggested Golf. We compromised on motorsport. So, with no experience and a very limited budget we bought a 20 year old Toyota MR2 and spent 8 months preparing it for sprints and hill-climbs. We were pretty pleased and wanted to record car and driver performance. We wanted a camera that would be easy to set up, produce a solid picture in a high vibration environment and was a good price. After a quick scan of the Web we decided on a Contour Roam2.

So.. what's the review ?

At 1am the night before we unpacked the camera, put it on charge, formatted a Micro SD card and turned in. We had no time to test it. Next day our class was first on so we were at the track at 07:15 for inspection and paperwork. Then we went straight to the line-up. While we were queuing we stuck the helmet mount to the centre console of the MR2, attached the camera and turned it on. We used the laser to line up what we thought would be a view of the dashboard, driver and track. Over the next 9 hours we posed as racing drivers and did seven timed runs around a 1 mile circuit - the "Dimanche Sprint", Aldershot.

Our routine was the same for each run. We turned on the camera at the start line and turned it off in the paddock. We had no idea whether it was working, or how to get the files onto a laptop. We wanted a good record so that we had a baseline for future development, but we also wanted to capture a great day out. It was a first time event, first for the car, first for the driver. The folks at Contour couldn't spoil our day but if things worked well, they would give us a permanent and highly treasured memory.

The sprint went to plan. No car faults, improvements in time for the first six runs and a minor driver error on the last run. We made a lot of new friends and learnt from some awesome cars and drivers (ancient and modern). But did the camera work?

When we got home we connected it to a laptop and without any ceremony it transferred seven files. Every one was crystal clear in sound and vision, giving a wide angle, shake free view and a sound track that even picked up some loose screws rattling around in the glove box. To operate the camera the only thing we had to master was "On" and "Off". That's 10 out of 10 for performance - with an extra mark for value for money to make it up to the full 11. We can't fault it.

Our priority was a high quality result without wasting time learning about hardware or systems. For this the Contour Roam2 gets our unreserved respect. It couldn't have been simpler or better. Next time out we are going for a multi-camera set up. We might even splash out on the Contour Roam Plus 2 with GPS for telemetry (location and speed). Nothing beats the thrill of the ride but watching the replays comes close. Good luck to the revived Contour.


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