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Redstone SAD Light Box - 10,000 lux - Medically Certified to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder - Day Light Therapy Lamp
Redstone SAD Light Box - 10,000 lux - Medically Certified to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder - Day Light Therapy Lamp
Offered by Cyber Checkout
Price: £34.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Value for money SAD lamp., 12 Jan. 2016
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This is a good bright light that doesn't dazzle. It definitely wakes me up in the morning but its too early to tell if its a real mood lifter. Seems to be good value for money.


iPad Air 2 Case, ESR® Synthetic Leather Case Ultra Slim with Soft TPU Bumper Edge [Corner Protection] and Magnetic Auto Wake & Sleep Function and Translucent Frosted Back for iPad Air 2 / iPad 6th Generation (Black)
iPad Air 2 Case, ESR® Synthetic Leather Case Ultra Slim with Soft TPU Bumper Edge [Corner Protection] and Magnetic Auto Wake & Sleep Function and Translucent Frosted Back for iPad Air 2 / iPad 6th Generation (Black)
Offered by ESR Case EU Store
Price: £29.99


Solid Brass Toilet Stool Bidet Douche Spray Shower Head Hose
Solid Brass Toilet Stool Bidet Douche Spray Shower Head Hose
Offered by The Home Store
Price: £12.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job., 12 Jan. 2016
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Does the job but the release handle is a bit of a fiddle and needs quite a lot of pressure to operate.


British Rail: The Nation's Railway
British Rail: The Nation's Railway
by Tanya Jackson
Edition: Hardcover

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good general history of BR., 3 Sept. 2014
In writing this book Tanya Jackson readily acknowledges Modern Railways magazine as a big source of her information and this shows through in the narrative. That's not to be critical: Modern Railways has always offered informed, thoughtful coverage of the UK railway scene and that's something that could be said to apply to this book but only in the areas that the author has chosen to do so. I worked for BR from 1978 onwards - and am still in the allegedly privatised industry today - and recognise much of what she describes. The appalling attitude of many staff in the early 1980's was very real and very shocking to someone like myself who had parents as publicans and who taught me to treat customers as kings! Her view that this approach by the staff was engendered by customer attitudes shaped by a very hostile media is not one that I'd considered before. It is indeed the case that the press were then, as now, almost genetically incapable of saying anything positive about the railway industry despite the vast amounts of taxpayers' money being invested in it. One could go on about this for hours but in my opinion BR was indeed hamstrung by being state run and that in itself makes me less than convinced that it was a success as the back of the book cover proclaims. BR did what it was remitted to do with completely inadequate funding, political support and in the face of voracious competition from the new motorway network which had yet to choke itself into utter uselessness. If the structural changes of 1993 hadn't resulted in so much death and injury then there is no question in my mind that the railway of today is far more successful. As I write this Network Rail has, quite unremarked by the media, passed back into state ownership. The old funding constraints are back and the dilettantes of the DfT and the Treasury are even now tightening the purse strings. Its all in the latest edition of Modern Railways. Plus ca change plus ca meme chose!
If you are of the BR era, and particularly if you worked for BR, you will find this book an interesting read albeit one that focus on specific items to the almost complete exclusion of others.
For the railway to succeed? Get the politicians out of it and give it freedom from constant administrative re-organisations which merely serve as vehicles for ambitious managers to prove themselves. As Gerry Fiennes is well quoted in the book: "every time you re-organise you bleed".


NETGEAR WN3000RP-100UKS Universal WiFi Range Extender (WiFi Booster)
NETGEAR WN3000RP-100UKS Universal WiFi Range Extender (WiFi Booster)
Offered by Executivez
Price: £39.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Works well, 5 May 2014
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Simple to set up and does exactly what it is supposed to do. No more rainbow wheel in the kitchen!


Frames By Post 30 x 20-inch Oak Picture Photo Frame
Frames By Post 30 x 20-inch Oak Picture Photo Frame
Price: £28.74

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Very, very expensive, 5 May 2014
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When this frame arrived I was shocked at the quality considering the price I paid for it. Its not an expensive item but is priced as though it is. Reckon its worth about 30% of what I paid for it and was able to purchase something similar on my local high street for 23% of the price a few days later. I'll not be purchasing from here again and feel I've been taken for a ride.


Steepletone ACPP09 Black Diner Phone - 1950s Style Retro American Wall Payphone
Steepletone ACPP09 Black Diner Phone - 1950s Style Retro American Wall Payphone

4.0 out of 5 stars Great fun, 18 Jan. 2014
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As others have pointed out, this is a replica phone and should be seen as such. The build quality is ok and as a dial phone it works just fine; I can hear the caller clearly and they have no trouble hearing me. Perhaps the real value of this phone though, is as a bit of fun and a great conversation piece. Friends and relatives have all admired it and wanted to use it. Its perhaps a bit pricey but for the fun and entertainment its giving in my household it certainly represents reasonable value. Provided it doesn't fall apart or break too soon I shall declare myself very pleased with this purchase.


15 Compatible Printer Ink Cartridges for Canon Pixma MG5350 - Multipack
15 Compatible Printer Ink Cartridges for Canon Pixma MG5350 - Multipack
Offered by More Inks
Price: £14.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 27 Nov. 2013
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I'm always very sceptical about cheap printer cartridges but so far these seem to be doing the business and are vastly cheaper than Canon's own.


Modern Chrome Daylight Reading Task Adjustable Desk Lamp - Supplied With 1 x 3w LED Energy Saving GU10 Bulb
Modern Chrome Daylight Reading Task Adjustable Desk Lamp - Supplied With 1 x 3w LED Energy Saving GU10 Bulb
Offered by The Light Factory
Price: £29.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Neat little lamp, 27 Nov. 2013
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Very pleased with this, looks smart, not too big and the LED light is good and bright and hopefully not costing much in electricity.


Brabantia Postbox - Black
Brabantia Postbox - Black
Offered by kitchen essentials
Price: £67.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 17 July 2013
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Straightforward to fit and does the job well. Accepts magazine size parcels without any problem. Very pleased with this purchase.


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