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Pictures speak louder than words…

It’s late and I’ve just got back from GEEK2014 – great show, as ever. I haven’t much time to write stuff so I thought I would just do a random post about whatever I’ve nabbed lately and added to the … 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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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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Something for the weekend…

<sigh> I really don’t have a single good game to play this weekend  =) I have dozens of them :)

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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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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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It’s Christmas Time…

So, I ventured up to the loft today in search of the Christmas Tree… I found it, eventually, after spending about 4 hours playing with some old toys that I found :)

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Quite simply: Then… now… wow! … and how?

My Raspberry Pi  is here! And I’m even more astonished than I thought I would be, I had to make a simple comparison; the picture below tells a thousand words about this remarkable little device. More to follow, after much … Continue reading

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Quicksilva…

they made exceedingly nice cassette inlays, great games too! :)

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Raspberry Pi – on order – WIN!

Got the email I have been longing for today:- Really looking forward to playing with this game-changing piece of kit. It’s the future. Reminded me of another piece of retro kit I had kicking around:- This little board changed my … Continue reading

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