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Daniel Wellington Women's Quartz Watch with White Dial Analogue Display and Multicolour Nylon Strap 0908DW
Daniel Wellington Women's Quartz Watch with White Dial Analogue Display and Multicolour Nylon Strap 0908DW
Offered by Neil Onyx
Price: £54.56

2.0 out of 5 stars No warranty if it fails, 8 Nov. 2016
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Be warned. I bought this for my wife for Christmas. It was OK for 6 months then began losing time/stopping. Amazon returns won't deal with this and the manufacturers say that because Amazon is not an authorised dealer the 2 year warranty which should come with the watch does not exist. So now we have a nice looking watch which fails in its primary use - telling the time.


100 Years Of Popular Music 1930s Volume 1 (Piano, Voice and Guitar)
100 Years Of Popular Music 1930s Volume 1 (Piano, Voice and Guitar)
by Various
Edition: Paperback
Price: £19.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Great music - poor binding, 4 Dec. 2013
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A lot of music for a small price BUT very difficult to keep the book open on the piano to play it!! Spiral binding would work very much better.


100 Years Of Popular Music 1930s Volume 2 (Piano, Vocal, Guitar)
100 Years Of Popular Music 1930s Volume 2 (Piano, Vocal, Guitar)
by Various
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.98

3.0 out of 5 stars Good value but imp[ractical binding, 4 Dec. 2013
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A lot of music for a small price BUT very difficult to keep the book open on the piano to play it!! Spiral binding would work very much better.


Battery for Samsung AB043446BE AB043446LA AB043446LE AB043446LN 3.7V 850mAh
Battery for Samsung AB043446BE AB043446LA AB043446LE AB043446LN 3.7V 850mAh
Offered by Power Shop UK
Price: £11.36

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Replacement not as good as original, 24 Aug. 2013
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I have had my phone for about 5 years. Old battery was only holding charge for about 3 days whereas when new it held for at least a week. The replacement is holding for about 5 days. Disappointing as I had been expecting the same performance as the original.


LaserJet Pro 200 Color M276n All-in-One Printer
LaserJet Pro 200 Color M276n All-in-One Printer

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent quality from this printer, 8 Dec. 2012
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After very prompt delivery and waiting for the ink to run out in my old Epson inkjet printer I found installation (from automatic downloaded drivers) very simple.

The quality of print is very muc superior to the inkjet. In fact I will use this for producing business headed stationery instead of paying a print company.

Not tried photo paper or smaller than A4.yet: not something I do often but that may be because the Epson was very unreliable printing images.
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Sergey Prokofiev: Diaries 1915-1923: Behind the Mask: Behind the Mask v. 2
Sergey Prokofiev: Diaries 1915-1923: Behind the Mask: Behind the Mask v. 2
by Sergei Prokofiev
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £30.00

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not just Prokofiev but the Revolution, too, 14 Oct. 2008
I was pleased and surprised how soon this was published after Vol 1: the amount of work involved should have taken longer. It is a shame that some of the diaries have been lost but Prokofiev makes up for this late in the book.

Again, the translator is brilliant: taken for granted after Vol 1.

Prokofiev grows up, personally and musically, but remains as egocentric as before. He struggles to become known and to make money from his work. He is clearly not a person to compromise his artistic status for easy earnings, though. Lots of contact with other famous people: Diaghilev, Rachmaninov, Stravinsky.

The other fascination with this volume is that Prokofiev describes his life during the Russian Revolution. He seems apolitical but aware of the suffering of his friends and family especially after he has emigrated to the USA.

This volume ends at an opportune point in his life, artistically and personally and Volume 3 will have an interesting beginning. I can't wait!


Sergey Prokofiev Diaries 1907-1914
Sergey Prokofiev Diaries 1907-1914
by Sergei Prokofiev
Edition: Hardcover

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Diaries of a somebody., 14 Oct. 2008
I am a great fan of Prokofiev's music and was very keen to read his diaries when they were published in English.

First, credit to the translator. He has produced what reads like an original diary: one can almost see different pens and paper being used. His annotations are scrupulous and allow easy comprehension of the Russian habit of using multiple nicknames for people. Clearly the work of an accomplished linguist and fan of Prokofiev.

The character of Prokofiev shines from the diaries. A highly egocentric young man with a very high sense of his self-worth and at the same time a person of talent so immense that this sense is actually somewhat modest. His attitude to women is interesting: of course he was a teenager when the diaries begin.

The picture of life in Russia and the availability of international travel are enlightening (to me).

I could not wait for Volume 2.


Romeo and Juliet [DVD] [1974]
Romeo and Juliet [DVD] [1974]
Dvd ~ The Bolshoi Ballet
Price: £18.40

5 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing version of wonderful ballet, 14 Oct. 2008
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This is so disappointing! The first thing you notice is the very poor picture quality. Then the very poor sound quality and the noisy audience (it is a live recording).

The characters are for the most part grotesques: whether this is deliberate or misfortune on the part of the dancers I cannot say...picture quality not good enough to tell. Thibeault is the ugliest with Juliet not far behind.

The orchestra is poor. Prokofiev, whose diaries I have read (Vols 1 and 2...brilliant), would have had a fit.

The choreography is very dubious for the most part and the arrangement of the music (not the same as another version I had on tape years ago) ruins one of the high points of the ballet: the killing of Mercutio by Thibeault and the furious revenge fight by Romeo are separated by a prolonged, pointless and stupid, almost comic, death scene by Mercutio. This ruins the connection between his death and Romeo's hot-blooded reaction.

So I wish I had bought a different version. Perhaps I will.
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An Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat
An Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat
by Cordula Poulsen Nautrup
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £133.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent to learn image interpretation, 28 April 2007
The really great thing about this book is the use of cut sections through frozen cadavers pictured alongside actual U/S images of the same anatomical plane. Dissections or idealised diagrams do not show the real 3 dimensional arrangements of organs, especially in the cranial abdomen. After having used ultrasound in practice for 8 years I felt reasonably experienced but this book improved my understanding and interpretative ability greatly.


PHP and MySQL Web Development, 3rd Edition
PHP and MySQL Web Development, 3rd Edition
by Luke Welling
Edition: Paperback

14 of 49 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars This may NOT be the PHP and MySQL you will need, 12 Mar. 2005
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I am using PHP and MySQL on one of tha UK's most popular ISPs and this book is just speaking a completely different language.
PHP and MySQLi should be the title. My ISP does not provide MySQLi so the commands are entirely different.
What versions of PHP are involved I have yet to check. I have been spending hours trying to make a start and struggling. After 6 days I have just managed to log on to the database successfully from PHP!!!
And I have been programming for almost 30 years!!


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