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8 LED Security Solar Powerd Light, Mpow Wireless LED Security Motion Sensor Light, Outdoor Wall Garden Lamp For Patio, Deck, Yard, Garden, Home, Driveway, Stairs, Outside Wall, With Dusk to Dawn Dark Sensing Auto On / Off Function(Pack of 2)
8 LED Security Solar Powerd Light, Mpow Wireless LED Security Motion Sensor Light, Outdoor Wall Garden Lamp For Patio, Deck, Yard, Garden, Home, Driveway, Stairs, Outside Wall, With Dusk to Dawn Dark Sensing Auto On / Off Function(Pack of 2)
Price: £28.13

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing and not at all as expected, 29 Oct. 2016
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Well these are just rubbish aren't they... The battery capacity is poor and the solar panel underpowered meaning that the lights do not make it through the night even after a sunny day.

To be honest I thought I would be able to run them in an ON/OFF motion detected mode but this version of the lights functions as a constantly on low light which ramps up brighter on motion detection. This wastes the battery reserves quite quickly.
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Keeping It Simple 2016/17: Small Business Bookkeeping, Cash Flow, Tax & VAT
Keeping It Simple 2016/17: Small Business Bookkeeping, Cash Flow, Tax & VAT
by James Smith
Edition: Paperback
Price: £24.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very approachable and practical small business accounting, 29 Oct. 2016
This book is essential reading for anybody running a small business as either a sole trader or limited company. As you may guess from the title, the book has been comprehensively updated to reflect HMRC changes in 2016/17.

It is very well written in an engaging style that makes a potentially very dry topic eminently readable and hard to put the book down.

To be honest, even without the tax year relevance this book is a superb guide for anyone starting out book keeping and accounting for a business. It makes copious use of examples and they are not your typical 'lemonade seller' stereotypes that these types of books are too frequently littered with. Retail businesses and service business (big bonus) are well catered for in detailed examples.

Pros and cons of different accounting models are covered as well as practical suggestions on which software to use without blatantly promoting anything in particular. If anything the author has a healthy disdain for big ticket accounting packages for the small business owner and most of the examples are worked through in Excel style spreadsheets.

There is a large and in depth section handling VAT, including some important guidance on when to register and how to select the most advantageous time frame.

In later chapters, the book ventures into some more in depth topics such as taking on employees although as you might expect it is thin in detail in these areas and correctly advises that it is time to involve accountants.

Overall a superb book for anyone running a small business in the UK. In fact so good I'm going to read again and make notes this time!


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Incredibly useful tool which suffers from poor manufacturing precision, 28 Jun. 2015
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I have had 2 of these now and it is a truly useful item.

The scissors are for emergency only as they really don't cut that well. The knife, file, bottle opener and screwdriver prove useful time and time again.

The latest version I have had is a bit annoying because the quick release clip is not very precisely manufactured and frequently falls off in my pocket or bag. I'm sure at some point I will lose the tool due to this. The manufacturing precision could be much better.


SanDisk Ultra Fit 64 GB USB Flash Drive USB 3.0 up to 130 MB/s
SanDisk Ultra Fit 64 GB USB Flash Drive USB 3.0 up to 130 MB/s

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great USB 3 speed but the form factor has suffered, 28 Jun. 2015
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The added capacity of 64Gb is welcomed but unfortunately the form factor has suffered compared to the previous USB 2 versions which were smaller and neater.

This one sticks out of the USB port further and cannot be readily left in the side of my Macbook Air (which is what I bought it for) as storage expansion.

The speed boost is however very noticeable and welcomed.


SoundMAGIC E10S In Ear Isolating Earphones with Mic - Black & Gold
SoundMAGIC E10S In Ear Isolating Earphones with Mic - Black & Gold

4.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding for the price, 28 Jun. 2015
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Fantastic deep and complex sound with a confident and coloured bass. The highs are sufficiently separated which is remarkable given the relative lack of complexity of the single driver design.

I was not terribly happy with the included rubber earpieces which did not create the perfect seal, but they rarely do. I in fact replaced mine by DIY building some custom canal fittings out of 3M sponge earplugs by punching a central hole and fitting them over the driver. The sound isolation is outstanding and the experience of the detail in the music has been enhanced further.

One negative is that the foil covering the driver end is very flimsy and has pressed through - this has not changed the listening experience but is a sign of cheap manufacture. Still, at the price we can accept this for the stunning sound performance.


Block Printing: Techniques for Linoleum and Wood
Block Printing: Techniques for Linoleum and Wood
by Robert Craig
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well written and illustrated, 28 Jun. 2015
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Really nice work book with good photographic guides and clear instructional writing.

Whilst you cannot replicate the projects in the book, the technique guidance is sufficiently clear to get you going on your own projects.


Pelikan 4001 Universal Ink Cartridges - Brilliant Black
Pelikan 4001 Universal Ink Cartridges - Brilliant Black
Offered by Sign Materials Direct
Price: £2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Dark black ink, 28 Jun. 2015
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Great super dark and opaque and quite water resilient black ink. Convenient cartridges at a good price.


Exacompta 13302E Plain Board for Printing, 100 x 150 mm - White, Pack of 100
Exacompta 13302E Plain Board for Printing, 100 x 150 mm - White, Pack of 100
Offered by SBS CONSUMABLES
Price: £4.20

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best you can get in index cards, 28 Jun. 2015
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These cards are my favourite index cards. The paper is silky smooth and bright white. It accepts ink like no other, as you would expect from Clairefontaine. The weight is perfect and the cards could easily be used as correspondence / note cards.

Whilst others are available lined, squared and in different colours the versatility of these blank cards is hard to beat.

These are hard to find in the UK


Pocket Atlas of Dental Radiology
Pocket Atlas of Dental Radiology
by Friedrich Pasler
Edition: Paperback
Price: £35.50

3.0 out of 5 stars Limited scope but a solid starting point, 28 Jun. 2015
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I bought this as a radiologist wanting to expand my knowledge of dental radiology but I think it is pretty much for working dentists who need to interpret OPG and other x-ray views. There is not really an CT in it and the book is starting to look a bit dated for that purpose.

Still not a bad introduction to dental radiology before I move onto something else


Magic Soup: Food for Health and Happiness
Magic Soup: Food for Health and Happiness
by Nicole Pisani
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £18.74

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful book with great soup recipes, 28 Jun. 2015
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Beautiful photography and inventive recipes for when you need some soup inspiration. Quite a few of the recipes also extend beyond what I would call soups and can make a good light lunch.

Recipes are also suitably health conscious for the most part.


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