Category Archives: computing

stuff about my I.T. world

A reason not to hate public transport…

One of the best things about hanging around for a train is that I have a retrogaming world in my pocket. It makes those long cold winter nights, waiting on a platform, all worthwhile.   Here I am enjoying a … Continue reading

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A message to North Korea…

Don’t do it…! Play this instead, it’s much more fun :)

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Happy Families…

There’s definitely nothing better than bringing the whole family together for a nice relaxing long weekend of retro play time :) Here’s one for the album…  

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Another random box of beauty…

I love to buy random bulk boxes of “unknown” disks on ebay.  It’s great fun trawling through a whole box of surprises. It is even better than Christmas because you actually know that the odds are there will be something … Continue reading

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Apparently this is a mess…

So, following recent trips to the loft I appear to have accumulated a bit of kit in the spare room. <sigh> Guess I’ll have to put it all away somewhere neat and tidy. But of course the disadvantage is that … Continue reading

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Nonsense in BASIC…

Had to post this just for the fun of it :) Whilst quick-loading a TZX in to my Speccy+2 tonight I saw this error, for the 1st time ever I must say. It really sums up my programming prowess and … Continue reading

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Epic tunes for the +2…

Just a quick note for anybody wondering how to use TZX WAV files on a ZX Spectrum +2 I love my Spectrums, the original rubber key version is just beautiful. The Spectrum+ professional keyboard is very ‘modern’ and sounds like … Continue reading

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Only available in white…

So, flying through various ebay sections late the other night I noticed a very nice old machine, one that I have wanted for a very long time, about to end it’s auction – there was about 40 seconds to go. … Continue reading

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#GEEK2013

Minus temperatures and a coastal windchill factor that could freeze hell did not deter 1000′s of geeks descending on the South East town of Margate this weekend. The 2nd year of #GEEK – Game Expo East Kent – opened it’s … Continue reading

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Nothing like a nice rummage…

Went to the loft looking for something and as usual I got slightly distracted. I love these little trips to the loft, they end up saving me money. How? Well, I find things that I forgot I have, but am … Continue reading

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