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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 05 July 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 05 July 1984

As I explained in my first post about Old Spectrum Mags I’m going through all the old Your Spectrum and Your Sinclair magazines in the run up to the ZX Spectrum Next launch. Here’s my look at the highlights of Your Spectrum Issue 05 from…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 04

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 04

I continue my look at the old issues of the magazine Your Spectrum in the run up to the launch of the ZX Spectrum Next. Today we look at Issue 04 from June 1984. All images are taken from the Internet Archive. Here is the…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 03

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 03

As I explained in the first post about Old Spectrum Mags I’m going through all the old Your Spectrum and Your Sinclair magazines in the run up to the ZX Spectrum Next launch. Here’s my look at the highlights of Your Spectrum Issue 03 from…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 02

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 02

As I explained in the first post about Old Spectrum Mags I’m going through all the old Your Spectrum and Your Sinclair magazines in the run up to the ZX Spectrum Next launch. Here’s my look at the highlights of Your Spectrum Issue 02. All…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 01

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 01

For those of you who don’t know, the eagerly awaited ZX Spectrum Next is due to come out in the next couple of months or so. This is the next generation of Spectrum computers and all things point to it being extremely good. It has…

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I contributed photos to the new “Ultimate Retro Collection” bookazine

I contributed photos to the new “Ultimate Retro Collection” bookazine

I’m a big fan of Future Publishing and Imagine Publishing’s magazines and bookazines (Future recently acquired Imagine, so it’s now all under the Future umbrella). So I was very proud to be asked to contribute to Future’s latest bookazine “The Ultimate Retro Collection”. This bookazine…

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This issue of Smash Hits kickstarted my rap career

This issue of Smash Hits kickstarted my rap career

I finally got my hands on the very issue of the magazine that is guilty of being the root of many a karaoke performance from myself. Smash Hits was a hugely popular magazine in the UK in the 80s and 90s and it was famous…

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Possibly my favourite magazine of all time

Possibly my favourite magazine of all time

I love magazines. There’s just something about them that I love. It’s a medium which gives you a glossy interface into a niche interest which, when done well, can feel like you’re enjoying a conversation with like-minded friends. Your Sinclair is probably my all time…

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