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Love And Rockets: Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven [Blu-ray]
Love And Rockets: Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Love & Rockets
Price: £18.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dream of Teenage Heaven, 20 Dec. 2016
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1985 Psych Pop boom I completely missed the first time around, so when this unexpected surround release appeared I thought in for a penny.., being a surround fan.

What a pleasant surprise, a great album with some cracking non-album extras. Interestingly the original stereo mix was only done at CD sampling rates 16/44.1 so what Neil Wilkes the re-mix co-ordinator (and band fan) has done is go back and re-create the stereo mix at hi rez sampling rates. So if you want the original Stereo mix then CD is as good as you will get but the new mix on this pure Audio Blu ray is the only truly Hi Rez Stereo Mix.
Neil and BJ Cole have also created a very good 5.1 mix for this album, with The Dog-End of a Day Gone By, Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven, and Pink Floyd Cover Lucifer Sam being highlights.

The menu is fuss free with the disc authored to start with DTS 5.1 MA but with hot buttons so you don’t need a screen to listen play the album if you want LPCM press yellow for instance.

This is one of the unexpected surround releases of the year and one of the highlights for me.
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The Pixies: Doolittle [Blu-Ray] [2016]
The Pixies: Doolittle [Blu-Ray] [2016]
Dvd ~ Pixies
Price: £18.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This Monkeys Gone to Heaven, 19 Dec. 2016
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An unexpected bonus at the end of this year is the release of the Pixies Doolittle on Hi rez blu ray format, an album re-released with no particular anniversary having been released originally in 1989.
I picked this up for nostalgic purposes as much as the fact that is in surround.
First thing to report is that the disc comes with both 5.1 surround and original stereo mixes, and while I will probably only listen to the stereo mix once it does sound great, it’s the 5.1 that makes this disc fantastic. I know people have been disappointed with past pixies surround, this time the mix is truly discrete and has plenty of oomph with good and not gimmicky use of the surround field, songs such as Monkey really do stand out.
The menu is fuss free with the disc authored to start with DTS MA but with hot buttons so you don’t need a screen to listen play the album if you want LPCM press yellow for instance.


B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black
B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black
Price: £399.00

1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great sound but at a price, 19 Dec. 2016
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A fantastic pair of Bluetooth connective Noise cancelling headphones, the first thing that impresses is the presentation box which immediately screams luxury, this is not always a good sign for sound quality, as compromises are made elsewhere.
I am however happy to report that this is not the case with these headphones, these not only look good they sound good.
Out of the box the headphones should be charged using the supplied USB cable, this can be through USB enabled plug socket or a PC.
The connectivity offered is Bluetooth but you do have a jack wired option and as you would expect there is a jack in the box the cable length being adequate rather than too long.
Bluetooth connectivity is easy with the headphones paring easily with the phones in our house an i-phone (Apple OS), Vertu (Android) and an LG (Android).
Music sounded good and clear, with a nice precise bass & mid-range and no harsh treble overtones.
The noise cancelling is good blocking out a lot of extraneous noise, I tried listening to music in the bathroom while someone was having a shower and it was pretty quiet.
Obviously these are not cheap but in this case I think you do get what you pay for.


Post-it® Z-Notes Page Markers 25x38mm 4x 50 Sheet Pk
Post-it® Z-Notes Page Markers 25x38mm 4x 50 Sheet Pk

5.0 out of 5 stars Postastic, 19 Dec. 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Post it flags ideal for the student who wants to mark a text book without marking the text book. These are the standard low tack post it’s in a small size, which can be scribbled on, they are also in a nice set of colours to aid memory.
They come in a dispenser which flips from side to side and leaving the next flag easy to pull.
Great product and competitively priced on Amazon


Dirt Devil DDH12-E01 Spider Robot, 0.22 Litre, 17 W, Black
Dirt Devil DDH12-E01 Spider Robot, 0.22 Litre, 17 W, Black
Price: £199.99

4.0 out of 5 stars No substitute for a full vacuum but it will delay the day, 12 Dec. 2016
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This arrived the other day and so far has proven to be a useful tool, the vacuum comes ins a relatively small box, and required minimal assembly, battery and dust box essentially needed installing.
We then plugged the charger in to the wall and waited (quite a while 4 hours) for the Blue light to stop flashing, and hey presto fully charged.
We started with the living room as a test and turned it on and set if free, off it went around the room picking up dust maybe not as efficiently as an 1800W cylinder or upright vacuum that we have but doing a nice job of a midweek top up vacuum.
A comment about the noise this is quite quiet, with a back ground hum which meant we could still watch the telly with only a minor volume adjustment.
The vacuum went under the sofa and came out again having pumped up against the wall a few times under the TV cabinet and under a bureau all with no problems; it is quite low slung so we were impressed with this.
It did last an hour with no problems and covered the room leaving an interesting pattern on the pile of the carpet against the walls as it butted against it.
In the kitchen (tried the next day) the same this cleaned under stuff with ease and was probably more efficient on the tile floor at cleaning.
We also tried it on the landing looking to see if it would commit suicide on the stairs but no it handled the edge well turning round as soon as it sensed impending peril.
Overall this is an expensive but useful gadget, it does work well on relatively clean surfaces, but does struggle with large amounts of hair, my daughters blond main meaning we will leave her to properly vacuum her room rather than using the Dirt Devil, so it’s no substitute for a proper vacuum. It does however help stave off the need to a full vacuum for a few days longer so in my book worth the money.


Love in Recovery: Series 1 & 2: The BBC Radio 4 comedy drama
Love in Recovery: Series 1 & 2: The BBC Radio 4 comedy drama
by Pete Jackson
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £20.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 Star BBC at its best, 7 Dec. 2016
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I wonder what it is about good radio comedy ?
I think because you mind fills in the gaps using your own experiences that good radio comedy works and is at times far funnier poignant and downright interesting than TV comedy.
For whatever reason this is great and I am sure it makes a great repeated listening.

The premise of the show based around AA meetings could be a bit of car crash radio but the cast of actors all first rates bring this to life and even after 5 hours of listening over a few days I did want more. Though if they had any sense that would be an end to the show as all the best comedy leaves them wanting more.


Grenade Carb Killa 330 ml Cookies & Cream High Protein Shake Bottles - Pack of 8
Grenade Carb Killa 330 ml Cookies & Cream High Protein Shake Bottles - Pack of 8
Price: £14.45

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tastes like it should, 7 Dec. 2016
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Looking for a high Protein low carbohydrate shake which actually does not taste to bad then this is the one for you, although taste is subjective, I found these to taste of cookies and cream and while not thick like say a Frijj this was thick enough.
It also fitted the bill with regard to making me feel satisfied and full after drinking it, so if you are exercising and want to build a body to be proud of then this may well act as a part of your dietary regime.


ManCave Natural Blackspice Beard Oil 50ml
ManCave Natural Blackspice Beard Oil 50ml
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great product for your beardy friends, 2 Dec. 2016
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Looking for a soft pleasantly smelly beard then this is the stuff for you; the small plastic bottle packs a big punch. The oil is best brushed in using a beard brush and probably at its best after a shower.
The smell is pleasantly spicy almost Christmassy in style, that coming from the Orange and Ginger hints.
Great product for your beardy friends


Hot Diamonds Eternity Spiral Pendant of 41cm + 5cm extender
Hot Diamonds Eternity Spiral Pendant of 41cm + 5cm extender
Price: £63.96

5.0 out of 5 stars To Eternity and back, 25 Nov. 2016
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I have to say my wife likes the Hot Diamonds jewellery, mainly because she likes silver rather than Gold. This is another high quality product from them, yes the diamonds are generally discrete or small if you prefer, but the designs are nice and the finish excellent.
These is a spiral a ring and the diamond appear in the middle. this is a nice alternative to the Hot Diamonds Eternity Interlocking Pendant (Also Available on Amazon) which is smaller in size.
As usual with a lot of the Hot Diamonds products this comes in a high quality presentation box.
A very nice item of jewellery at a very reasonable price


Hot Diamonds Eternity Interlocking Pendant of 40+5 cm (extender)
Hot Diamonds Eternity Interlocking Pendant of 40+5 cm (extender)
Price: Click here to see our price

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars From Here to Eternity, 25 Nov. 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I have to say my wife likes the Hot Diamonds jewellery, mainly because she likes silver rather than Gold. This is another high quality product from them, yes the diamonds are generally discrete or small if you prefer, but the designs are nice and the finish excellent.
These is an interlocking ring within a ring and the diamond appears on the larger of the rings, though I have to say this is a little smaller than I was expecting, though that makes for a nice alternative to the Hot Diamonds Eternity Spiral Pendant (Also Available on Amazon) which was an earlier product I purchased which has much larger interlocking rings.
As usual with a lot of the Hot Diamonds products this comes in a high quality presentation box.
A very nice item of jewellery at a very reasonable price


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