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These recycled film strips are very cool

These recycled film strips are very cool

I’ve always liked when people repurpose old items into cool new things. I remember watching a programme back in the 80s called Low-Tech where a guy called Rick Ball used to make seats and plant pots out of rubbish basically. That was quite cool. I’ve…

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My Final Thoughts and Ranking of the Fast and Furious Movies

My Final Thoughts and Ranking of the Fast and Furious Movies

At the beginning of the summer I started my deep dive of the Fast and Furious universe, or the #Furiverse as I insist on calling it. Since then I have blogged about each movie and also listed my favourite Fast and Furious stunts. Now that…

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I got to have a go on the new Raleigh Super Tuff Burner BMX

I got to have a go on the new Raleigh Super Tuff Burner BMX

BMXs are very, very cool. Everything about them is cool. I absolutely loved my BMX back in the 80s. I never raced it properly though, and I never learnt any proper freestyle tricks. But I just loved riding round the neighbourhood on it. Freewheeling down…

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My Top Ten Fast & Furious Stunts

My Top Ten Fast & Furious Stunts

I recently rewatched all of the Fast and Furious movies as part of my deep dive into the #FastandFuriverse. One thing that struck me was how integral the big set piece stunts were in the franchise. Many of the films have incredible stunts, done in fresh ways that actually…

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I tested out a very cool bean bag gaming chair

I tested out a very cool bean bag gaming chair

I sometimes get offered gifts from companies who are looking for reviews, but I normally refuse them because the items being offered aren’t very relevant to me, and I would only want to receive something that was genuinely something I would be interested in and…

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The UK’s rich video game history

The UK’s rich video game history

In my continuing excitement about the upcoming Spectrum Next computer, which continues the legacy of the classic Sinclair ZX Spectrum and all its iterations, I’ve been reminiscing about just how great the UK gaming scene has been over the years, and still is now. Even…

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Top Ten Nostalgia ZX Spectrum Games

Top Ten Nostalgia ZX Spectrum Games

My excitement for the upcoming Spectrum Next is rising. It’s making me think back to all the great ZX Spectrum games that I grew up with. Literally grew up with. Some of my earliest memeries, when I was six years old, are of playing on…

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Fast & Furious 7

Fast & Furious 7

So, I now move on to Fast & Furious 7 in my deep dive rewatching of the Fast and Furious series. This is the last one that I had seen before. I haven’t seen 8 at all yet. And I know this is the last…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 15 – June 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 15 – June 1985

It’s been a long time since I took a look at the Your Spectrum magazines (as explained in my first post about old Spectrum mags). But the new Spectrum Next computer is nearing launch, so I thought I would catch up with the remaining mags…

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

I continue my deep-dive rewatch of the Fast and Furious films with Tokyo Drift. And this is where the chronological order becomes interesting. I’m not watching this as the third film in the series. I’m watching this as the seventh. And I have already seen Han in three…

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