Tag Archives: retro

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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#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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Not a bad place to spend some time…

Just a quickie, thought I would post a pic of my current view 🙂 It’s really not a bad place to spend some time! Each machine is regularly put through it’s paces, they are not just there as show ornaments … Continue reading

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Return of the breadbin…

So, I have a number of C64’s in the collection, but the day-to-day machine that I mess around with is in a 3rd party case (looks like a C64C) This didn’t really bug me, until I saw a nice empty … Continue reading

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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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Dear Commodore 64 entire back catalogue: I pWN U!

So, finally got my SD2IEC card working for the Commodore 64. It’s a bit temperamental but if I talk to it nicely then it works very well. This means I now can suddenly own every single available Commodore 64 game, … 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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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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