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ShaniTech Pack of 2 UK to US Travel Adaptor suitable for USA, Canada, Mexico, Thailand - Refer to Description for country list
ShaniTech Pack of 2 UK to US Travel Adaptor suitable for USA, Canada, Mexico, Thailand - Refer to Description for country list
Offered by ShaniTech
Price: £5.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 24 Mar. 2016
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Worked fine in Trinidad and Tobago.


Kursk: The Greatest Battle
Kursk: The Greatest Battle
by Lloyd Clark
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.13

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars There is a great book to be written about Kursk - but this isn't it., 24 Mar. 2016
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For me this book was a big disappointment: far too much time is spent setting the scene, but anyone coming to read a book about the Battle of Kursk is surely going to know the scene ?
Secondly there is far too much irrelevant personal memory: yes of course it was hell for those involved, but we only need a few reminiscences to tell us that, not page after page of 'we were exhausted and my comrades got killed', with no relevant accompanying detail.
Thirdly, and a common complaint of mine about war books, there are far too few maps, they are not detailed enough and they are not placed near the relevant pages: time after time one reads of village x, with no reference to which map it might be found on (and the maps need dividing inrto squares to assist this): in the end I gave up looking.

Sadly, am opportunity missed.


Attila The Hun: Barbarian Terror and the Fall of the Roman Empire
Attila The Hun: Barbarian Terror and the Fall of the Roman Empire
by Christopher Kelly
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent introduction to the subject., 20 Jan. 2016
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Chris Kelly is upfront about the lack of historical resources relating to Attila, but presents what IS known lucidly and indeed occasionally entertainingly. The point of a good history book is to change your perception of a person or event by giving you the facts you don't actually know, and this book succeeds admirably in that task. One is left with the distinct impression that Attila was a lot more complex - and competent - than most people think.


Waldo Pancake Passport cover " I come in peace"
Waldo Pancake Passport cover " I come in peace"

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Possibly not a secure place to store your passport ?, 30 May 2015
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Note that this is a COVER, not a wallet - I did not feel that it offered a secure place to store my passport, so returned it.

FANTASTIC serice from Purplemoon however, 6 stars to them.


Fast Beach Diet: The Super-Fast 6-Week Programme to Get You in Shape for Summer
Fast Beach Diet: The Super-Fast 6-Week Programme to Get You in Shape for Summer
by Mimi Spencer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.78

4.0 out of 5 stars An excellent follow up to the original, 26 Aug. 2014
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An excellent follow up to the original, it has kick-started me back into losing weight. Some more recipes would have made it even better.


Willo The Wisp [DVD] [1981]
Willo The Wisp [DVD] [1981]
Dvd ~ Kenneth Williams
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars One for the grandchildren, 26 Aug. 2014
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This review is from: Willo The Wisp [DVD] [1981] (DVD)
What more need be said ? Kenneth Williams as Evil Edna, perfection.


Harold Larwood
Harold Larwood
by Duncan Hamilton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A very informative read., 26 Aug. 2014
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This review is from: Harold Larwood (Paperback)
A real insight to the game of cricket in the 1920s and 30s, and to the appalling way that Larwood was treated after the Bodyline tour. As always. 'Plum' Warner comes out of it badly, 'Rotten Plum' Warner would have been a better name.


Field of Shadows: The English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany 1937
Field of Shadows: The English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany 1937
by Dan Waddell
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An enjoyable read, if rather padded, 4 Aug. 2014
Thoroughly enjoyed this book, but like many similar books there is rather a lot of padding based on supposition. Inevitable given the limited documentary evidence, but annoying none the less, hence only 4 stars.


Roku 2400EU LT AV Receiver Set-Top Box
Roku 2400EU LT AV Receiver Set-Top Box

2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT !!!, 21 Jun. 2013
Firstly it is set up for US buyers - there is no UK phone number, and the phone support is on US West coast time.

Secondly the instruction booklet is USELESS. 'Look for Video in' - my TV has loads of holes on the back for input, NONE marked video in. Eventually, by a fluke, I found something on the internet which helped, but NOT on the Roku website - which incidentally repeatedly caused my PC to hang.

In order to use the Roku box you have to set up an account, but at the second step the system refused to respond to the 'continue' button. It just sits there, no error messages, NOTHING. Advice given elsewhere (NOT on the Roku website) suggests setting up the account first, before setting up the box, but doing this and then re-setting the box has failed to work.

I have spent 4 hours trying to get this to work - I am now told 'you should receive a reply within 48 hours'.

As my headline says, DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT ! if it weren't for the fact that it is a Father's Day gift it would be winging its way back to Amazon by now.


When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease
When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease

5.0 out of 5 stars Magical, 3 Jun. 2013
This was played at the funeral of an old schoolmate, I hadn't heard it for years.
After his family, he lived for cricket, played hundreds of games in his time. Needless to say the gathering were wiping away tears at the end.


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