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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 18 – September 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 18 – September 1985

My look at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines continues. This time we’re looking at the next issue of Your Spectrum, Issue 18 from September 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to take…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 17 – August 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 17 – August 1985

Let’s continue my look at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines and take a look at the next issue of Your Spectrum, this time from August 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 16 – July 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 16 – July 1985

The long awaited Spectrum Next is hopefully coming out this month, so it’s time for me get back into taking a look at the last few issues of Your Spectrum magazine, to get back into a Speccy frame of mind, as explained in my first post…

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My Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

My Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

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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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