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Lowepro Terraclime 100 - Recycled Fabric Bag For DSLR With 1-2 Lenses - Grass
Lowepro Terraclime 100 - Recycled Fabric Bag For DSLR With 1-2 Lenses - Grass

5.0 out of 5 stars The place my DSLR lives, 4 April 2014
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Having looked at lots of padded camera bags, I was worried about how much camera bags, look like camera bags - screaming "Hey, I'm full of expensive, come grab me!"...whereas this looks like a shoulder bag.

The internal padded camera wrap really reduces the overall bulk of the bag and means you can just shove the camera in the wrap in another bag.

Highly Recommended.


Nintendo 2DS Carrying Case - Blue (Nintendo 2DS)
Nintendo 2DS Carrying Case - Blue (Nintendo 2DS)
Offered by GOWL
Price: £5.70

4.0 out of 5 stars Does it exactly what it says on the box, 4 April 2014
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Having got over excited and grabbed a 2DS Pokemon bundle whilst doing the weekly shop, it dawned on me that I had nothing to protect it whilst in the depth of my laptop bag. At £8 with a bit of padding and the capability to hold 3 games this is great value.


In Car Charger - Tomtom USB Car Charger
In Car Charger - Tomtom USB Car Charger

1.0 out of 5 stars NOT a genuine TOM TOM charger cable, 20 Oct. 2011
£4.99 seemed to good to be true.

The picture was of a genuine Tom Tom charger.

What turned up in the post can only be described as the very worst, dodgy market generic rip off I have ever seen.

The plastic is greasy and brittle, the cable is thin.

The seller is willfully attempting to defraud buyers.

Please do not buy this item, and Amazon, I implore you to ban this seller.


Bresser Junior AstroPlanetarium Deluxe
Bresser Junior AstroPlanetarium Deluxe
Price: £56.42

30 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Falling asleep under the night sky, 31 Aug. 2011
Having wanted a home planetarium for several years, but struggled to justify the cost of the more expensive imported Sega items and been continually disappointed by the quality of entry level offerings, I was pleased to stumble across a product at a reasonable price from a company with a history in optics.

The planetarium is actually manufactured by Meade and sold under license by several other brands.

It comes with two discs, one with marked constellations, the other a more generic star field.

The product itself is well made and sturdy, whilst sold as a Junior item, it does not look out of place in my bedroom, projecting the night sky onto the ceiling as I drift off to sleep.

Even with the motor running in rotate mode, it is near silent.

Highly recommended, perfectly complemented by Brian Eno's Apollo album.
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Allotted Time: Twelve Months, Two Blokes, One Shed, No Idea (Ulverscroft Large Print)
Allotted Time: Twelve Months, Two Blokes, One Shed, No Idea (Ulverscroft Large Print)
by Robin Shelton
Edition: Hardcover

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly enjoyable for both those who enjoy being knee deep in a rich compost and their counterparts who couldn't give a fork., 19 Jan. 2010
I picked up the hardcover edition of this book back in mid May 2009 from my local charity shop and a week later found myself purchasing bags of compost, pots, planters, seeds, drip trays, strawberry plants, bamboo canes and twine - and a few weeks after that marveling that I too could make things grow.

Robin Shelton, a diagnosed manic depressive, graduate jewelery designer, loving dad of two and some time art & design teacher - gently and entertainingly guides you through the year long journey that he and his neighbour Steve take to becoming fully fledged agriculturists. From thinking that an allotment might be a good idea after a few beers, to taking on a desolate disused plot, clearing it, planting it and eventually actually growing something on it.

This is not a how to guide, but rather a journal of one mans year on the allotment and as such features quite a lot of content on Robins relationships with his father (deceased), his two young sons, his mother (who is always right when he wants her to be!), his neighbour Steve, Charlie the Dog (wall eyed with bricks for brains) and his mental health - much more than just veg and as a result a more engaging and interesting read that any other gardening book I have read to date.

4/5 Thoroughly enjoyable for both those who enjoy being knee deep in a rich compost and their counterparts who couldn't give a fork.


Bridge To Terabithia [DVD]
Bridge To Terabithia [DVD]
Dvd ~ Josh Hutcherson
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: £2.48

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A worthwhile pocket money investment for children & Adults alike., 16 Jan. 2010
This review is from: Bridge To Terabithia [DVD] (DVD)
There are some films that leave their impression so deeply on you as a child that no matter what else you watch after, they will in your mind be the best childrens films there have ever, or will ever be - to those of my generation, The Goonies, The Never Ending Story , Labyrinth, Willow and Flight of the Navigator cannot be bettered.

Bridge to Terabitihia is going to make the list for the current generation and may well sneak into the DVD collections of a few adults without children.

A wonderful emotive story of friendship, love, loss and imagination - in essence and without giving too much away - boy meets girl, girl teaches boy the power of the imagination, boy loses girl, boy finds himself.

Containing some very well done fantasy animation, Bridge to Terabitia is however not a full on fantasy film, so may disappoint those tempted in by the "Narnia" production team link.

Although this film is rated as a PG, I challenge any living, breathing, loving adult to watch it without shedding at least one tear - and duly advise parents to give it a watch themselves before sitting children under 8 (or indeed 18) infront of it.

4/5 - A worthwhile pocket money investment


Canon Digital IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera - Black (12.1 MP, 3.0x Optical Zoom) 2.5 inch LCD
Canon Digital IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera - Black (12.1 MP, 3.0x Optical Zoom) 2.5 inch LCD

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple to use, well built and great value, 21 Nov. 2009
This is the third compact digital camera I have owned, the previous two being from the Fuji Film "Z" range, but on looking for a replacement I found that thier current offerings were no where near as robust as they had been (someone let the bean counters near the R&D team perhaps?).

The Canon on the other hand is a wonderfully constructed little camera, and I do mean little, this thing will slip easily into the pocket of a pair of shorts or jeans and is even small and light enough to be allowed into my wife's handbag.

My concern when initially researching this camera online was the small size, but having tried it out in John Lewis, I found the controls easy to navigate and the camera easy to hold even with big hands and fat sausage fingers.

The camera has three main modes, automatic still, programable and video.

Automatic is probably the setting most owners of this camera will leave it on (perhaps setting up the program for night or motion shots), the first proper outing I used it for was 2 weeks in Orlando, with 600 odd pictures in varying light conditions and every single one of them crystal clear.

This camera truly does flatter the photographer.

All in all a great compact at a great price - if you need something that does more than this you really should be looking at the SLR models as the void between the price of the Canon Ixus 100IS and the entry level SLR's is filled with cameras only marginally more capable, that for all but the most keen photographers will find their extra functions and settings unused.


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