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Double Bottle, Wooden Luxury Gift Box for Wine, Champagne or Whisky (Black)
Double Bottle, Wooden Luxury Gift Box for Wine, Champagne or Whisky (Black)
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Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, 23 July 2017
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Will definitely buy again, very good quality


Betron B-25 Noise Isolating in Ear Canal Headphones Earphones with Pure Sound and Powerful Bass for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung, Nokia, HTC , Mp3 Players etc - Gunmetal Black
Betron B-25 Noise Isolating in Ear Canal Headphones Earphones with Pure Sound and Powerful Bass for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung, Nokia, HTC , Mp3 Players etc - Gunmetal Black
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Price: £29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended, 23 July 2017
I did quite a bit of research before I settled on these. Well made and sturdy, excellent frequency response. I also like the fact they are neither black or white.


Galaxy S3 Case - Leather Wallet Flip Cover for Samsung Galaxy S3, Black
Galaxy S3 Case - Leather Wallet Flip Cover for Samsung Galaxy S3, Black
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Price: £8.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Good wallet, 26 May 2014
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Really well made. Despite several of my friends getting through several phone cases in the same time I've had this, mine is still in excellent condition. Will definitely be buying similar when I upgrade my phone.


KOMPUTERBAY 4GB (2X 2GB) DDR2 667MHz PC2-5300 PC2-5400 (200 PIN) SODIMM Laptop Memory with Samsung Chips
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great service, 26 May 2014
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Good communication, fast delivery and a great product, keenly priced. What more could anyone ask for?! Would defintely use again and have already recommended to friends.


Dealer, The
Dealer, The
by Maurice O'Connor
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very entertaining, 24 Oct. 2013
This review is from: Dealer, The (Paperback)
I found this book thoroughly entertaining. Sure it's an easy read but the guy wrote it himself, while serving his sentence in Girona prison; it wasn't ghosted.
It's quite funny, because the opening section of the book, Marbella 1983-1985, is almost exactly like the plot of The Business (dir Nick Love.) However as I said in my review of that film, that's what it was like out there in the 80's! Puff dealing was the old school villains way of making a few quid, until things got too serious out there in 89/90 when everyone started dealing pills & powders and going around shooting people...

The thing I always admired about people like Maurice and others like him, was that they never thought the world owed them a living; they lived off their wits and their word, putting their money and their necks on the line and apart from the jail time, reaped the rewards. The trouble is, that Maurice - like many villains of that era - was absolutely terrible with money - a fact he freely admits throughout the book. It really was a case of easy come, easy go. Although the canny chaps invested in property through shell companies and the like, to be honest the ones who made and continue to make, real money, the big time villains; you'll never ever hear about. Publicity of any sort would horrify them. They wouldn't write a book like this because they don't have to. Maurice freely admits he was on his uppers; feeling that luck and his last few quid had deserted him, hence winding up doing three years at Juan Carlos' pleasure.

One of the other things I like about Maurice's story is that there is no glorification of violence, in fact no mention of it at all. Whilst I find it a stretch of the imagination that there was never any rough stuff, considering some of the characters involved, it's quite refreshing to read this sort of memoir without reading about people being beaten, stabbed or shot on every other page... I also have a soft spot for the book because I've spent time in many of the Spanish resorts, bars and restaurants he talks about.

So whilst it's not going to win any literary awards, it's a welcome addition to the true crime canon and well worth a read.


Money: A Suicide Note
Money: A Suicide Note
by Martin Amis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

3 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Seriously, don't bother, 21 Aug. 2012
This review is from: Money: A Suicide Note (Paperback)
So unutterably bad, words fail me. Shame they didn't fail Amis when he was writing it...

Utter rambling rubbish. I NEVER give up on a book if I've got as far as I did but I gave up after about 100 pages of pointless rambling. Just get to the point man. Yes, John Self is a blubbery mess, we get it. Just tell the story already. The literary equivalent of wading through quicksand laced with treacle whilst sticking pins in your eyes to keep you awake. I quite fancied the film but if it's anything like this...


Suited and Booted
Suited and Booted
by Paul Copperwaite
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Good basic introduction to men's style & grooming, 21 Aug. 2012
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I bought this for my son as it covers a lot of the basics of style and grooming in a well presented concise manner. Really nice little book.


From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor: Front-line Dispatches from the Advertising War
From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor: Front-line Dispatches from the Advertising War
by Jerry Femina
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Promises much but delivers little, 21 Aug. 2012
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Like being buttonholed by your drunk uncle, whom you happen to have bumped into in the pub for the first time in ages, telling you how great he was back in the day and him nudging you in the ribs every time he thinks he's giving you some juicy gossip about people you never have and never are going to meet. The problem is that apart from the odd little pearl of wisdom, he goes over the same thing, over and over and over and over again...

The main feeling this book conveys is fear. At literally every turn of the page he tells you how at any minute you could be out of a job and how the young wild kids are kicking the old guys out of a job. Yawn .... Really not worth the time, you'll learn more about advertising and be far more entertained simply watching Mad Men. Matthew Weiner is a genius but surely this wasn't the only inspiration for the series...


Free Capital: How 12 private investors made millions in the stock market
Free Capital: How 12 private investors made millions in the stock market
by Guy Thomas
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.20

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspirational, 14 Mar. 2012
Worth every penny. Like a few other reviewers here I came late to investing; putting it off for years because I thought I didn't and couldn't understand it enough to make a proper go of it. I'm now in a position to take investing more seriously and after reading a newspaper review bought this book.
It was such an inspiring read, I read it straight through and immediately started again. In particular the fact that the majority of the investors profiled are in similar positions to myself, showed that it IS possible to slowly but steadily build up enough to give you real financial freedom.

For me the big lesson to be learnt from this book is to invest within the protection of an ISA. The majority of the investors used this approach to accumulate enough tax free gains to retain at least £1 million in their ISA portfolios. Another thing is to really enjoy the process as well as the outcomes, obviously these are nice! but most of the investors continue to research investment and trading ideas, when they could quite easily stop and live off the passive income and interest. Another lesson to be garnered from this is simple frugality and not living above your means; something many books on investing simply ignore. (As an aside an excellent book on this subject, albeit an American one, is The Millionaire Next Door It is quite a dry read but a real eye opener and full of useful info)

I do think a few reviewers have missed the point of this book. This is NOT the book to read if you want direct investment advice and defined trading strategies laid out on a plate so to speak; no, the main point of this book is to inspire you to go about things in your own personal way, do your own research and make decisions based on what is important to you. This book should really be seen as an academic study of the various ways that succesful investors have succeeded in achieving the lifestyle they want.

I'd mainly recommend this to novice investors, an excellent book.


Oh Marbella! [DVD]
Oh Marbella! [DVD]
Dvd ~ Rik Mayall
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: £4.12

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars "Comedy half-brother" of The Business!, 28 Oct. 2011
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Got to agree with StormSworder really, this smacks a bit of a vanity project and none of the cast really brings their "A game" so to speak.

However, that said; it's got a pretty solid cast. In fact there are some very, very good actors here, not the least of which is Tom Bell as the dying hitman. You'll be familiar with the entire main cast actually. It's got all the right ingredients it just somehow doesn't quite achieve it's potential.

My personal view is that it should almost be viewed as a sort of "comedy half-brother" of The Business! In fact there are a number of the same cast here: Roland Manookian, Geoff Bell, Eddie Webber and Michael Maxwell. A fun film and worth a watch, maybe even back to back with The Business for comparison?!


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