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You never forget your first…

It’s true, isn’t it? Those life defining moments, parked permanently in your memory, when you did something for the first time you will never forget. They generally make you smile, hopefully make you happy and instantly transport you back through … Continue reading

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Quick update about the Commodore A1500…

It’s alive…! Looking proper sexy on the official monitor too… Well smart :)

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2 new girlfriends in the house…

I took delivery of 2 fine new (old!) pieces of machinery this week, both from the awesome historical house of Commodore. 1st and foremost, a Commodore Amiga A1500! A dual drive version of the A2000 and a mighty hefty, sexy … Continue reading

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Another shiny box of loveliness…

Regular readers, all 1 of you (me!) , will understand I have a pretty deep passion for a certain little black beauty. This thing is the sexiest way to carry around 1096 bytes of shear pleasure and joy. I refer … Continue reading

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And now for something slightly different…

So, Commodore’s have taken over my life in the past couple of months. Had some amazing fun with the 64 and Amiga’s. But now it’s time to move on a bit. I’ll be dusting off the Megadrive this weekend and … Continue reading

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and another C64 thing…

Well… helloooooooo beautiful :) This deserved it’s own window, such a classic…

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*Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 27 & 28*

*Day 27* and, to obviously tie-in with the new soon to be released film, I picked up The Hobbit. *Day 28* and a couple of sexy sleek lookers, I bring you a fine pair of Joysticks; Quickshot QS-128F‘s to be … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 23 & 24

Day 23 bought a very interesting item: A C2N cassette deck made by Dragon who, as you probably know, made their own systems around the same time as the #C64, so I thought that was an interesting find. Day 24 … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 21 & 22

Day 21 and a wonderful retro game in the form of… a wonderful retro game! Scalextric was awesome… will the game live up to the name? I hope so! Day 22 and a little bit of hardware to transfer C64 … Continue reading

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Oh so pretty…

Received a random bit of kit in a box of Sinclair odds ‘n sods from ebay, quite a gorgeous little external keyboard for the ZX81, made by Maplin’s. It’s a bit sexy though, to me anyway :)

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