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Going Back Home (Deluxe Edition)
Going Back Home (Deluxe Edition)
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great album, 26 Nov. 2015
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I chanced on this album by chance, while watching a documentary about Wilko Johnson and bought it on spec after hearing a few clips during the programme. I wasn't disappointed; this is an exciting mix of studio and live performances with a great rock/blues/country feel to it.
The musicianship and singing is superb, the music is timeless but certainly not for those who like a bit of gentle crooning. This IS Going Back Home to the roots.


Fire TV Stick | Streaming Media Player (Previous generation)
Fire TV Stick | Streaming Media Player (Previous generation)

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An amazing, inexpensive little device, 18 Nov. 2015
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An amazing, inexpensive little device. Easy to set up, unobtrusive, it is one of the cheapest ways to expand the versatility of your television set. It is, of course, a platform for Amazon Prime and comes with a month's free trial. It also opens the way for other pay-per-view services but also carries a range of free-to-air apps which can be downloaded. With cloud storage, you can view all your photos and home videos on your big screen.
This is one of these devices where you can't go wrong. At the price it is, you don't have to hock the family silver to buy it. Certainly, there are added costs for some movies and box sets but having looked at Amazon Prime, I think I'll continue my subscription. I'm really pleased with it and I'm sure that in future, more will be added to the choices available. I really like it.


Night on Earth [Blu-ray] [1991]
Night on Earth [Blu-ray] [1991]
Dvd ~ Winona Ryder
Price: £9.12

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Night on Earth is a spellbinding journey., 29 Jun. 2015
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Five different cities, five taxi drivers, five different fares. It's the same time of the early morning and this wonderful film charts the stories of the various drivers and fares as they journey to their destination. Wonderfully acted, these five cameos will amuse and touch you. There is no plot as such; just life as it happens. What happens when an unassuming girl is offered Hollywood stardom or when a taxi driver has to dispose of a dead priest? A hip New Yorkers meets an East European driver with little English, a crazy drunk with his two mates make the homeward journey and a blind girl who has the last laugh.
This is a wonderful film and well worth watching. Sometimes the simplest concepts make great cinema. And Tom Waite's title and credit songs are excellent as well.


Darkness, Darkness: (Resnick 12) (Charlie Resnick series)
Darkness, Darkness: (Resnick 12) (Charlie Resnick series)
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Farewell, Charlie., 19 May 2015
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Like all John Harvey's books, "Darkness, Darkness" is well crafted and a page-turning read. Switching between the present day and the dark days of the miners' strike, this murder mystery is a fitting finale for Charlie Resnick. Now working as a civilian advisor, Resnick is called upon to help in the solving of a thirty year old murder and discovers that old wounds heal very slowly among the opposing sides of the strike.
If you like British crime fiction at its best, Darkness, Darkness won't disappoint. Highly recommended.


Quest Comfort Folding Chair Sage Padded Head Rest & Soft Arms
Quest Comfort Folding Chair Sage Padded Head Rest & Soft Arms

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent buy., 4 May 2015
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This is a comfortable, practical chair either for camping or just sitting out in the garden. It is easy to set up - just pull the arms apart - and as easy to fold away. Ideal for sunning yourself while you read a good book or for a snooze in the shade. I'm really pleased with it.


Bubble [Blu-ray] [1966] [US Import]
Bubble [Blu-ray] [1966] [US Import]

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Bursting "The Bubble", 12 Mar. 2015
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The 3D effects in this film are very good but many are there just for effect and don't enhance the (flimsy) plot. There are so many holes in the plot, it is laughable; this aside, this film is an enjoyable piece of hokum and the 3D effects are probably the best I've seen on my t.v..
I took a chance buying this as my Bluray player is Europe only but the disc is region free, a fact not mentioned in the sales blurb. It was only a review by another buyer that prompted me to take a chance and buy it. Again, worth a look for some 3D escapism but forget the storyline.
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Thomson WHP3001BK Radio UHF Wireless Headphones - Black
Thomson WHP3001BK Radio UHF Wireless Headphones - Black
Offered by liGo
Price: £34.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Headphones, 14 Dec. 2014
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The sound quality is fairly good but I have issues with the fitting as there is no room for adjustment. One size fits all. Also, locating the charge point can be a bit fiddly. However, the phones do what I require them to do; allow me to watch t.v. in bed without disturbing the neighbours which is why I have given them 4 stars. Other more discerning listeners might not be so impressed but I can only judge them on the purpose for which I bought them.


Silver Rails
Silver Rails
Price: £15.06

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb Jack Bruce, 23 July 2014
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This review is from: Silver Rails (Audio CD)
My album of the year without a doubt. There is really no way to pigeon hole this collection of songs. Jazz, rock, blues; it's impossible to put a label on this superb collection. Let's just say it is Jack Bruce at his very best. If you're familiar with his music, you will know what I mean. If you're not, give it a try.


Lavolta Laptop Table Desk with Mouse Board - Black/Brown
Lavolta Laptop Table Desk with Mouse Board - Black/Brown
Offered by Smart Parts UK, Digital Lifestyle Retailer
Price: £27.90

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't Buy, 23 July 2014
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This item is practically useless. Even when I first opened the box, I noticed that the components were covered in dust. One of the retaining brackets on the mouse tray broke during assembly (trapping my finger into the bargain) and the fit of the brackets on to the tubing required oil and a hammer to make any progress withh building it.
Once assembled, it is rickety and any attempt to raise the table levels resulted in them having the stability of a spring board. A poor design coupled with poorly made components; I wish I had paid more notice to other peope's reviews.


Cross and Burn: (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 8)
Cross and Burn: (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 8)
Price: £4.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping read, 25 Oct. 2013
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I think I lay awake until past 3 a.m. to finish this book. Val McDermid has never failed me to write some of the best page-turners available and this is no exception. If you are a fan, this is a must-read; if you are new to Val McDermid's work, this is a must.


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