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The Fantastic Art of Nick Davies from Your Spectrum Magazine

The Fantastic Art of Nick Davies from Your Spectrum Magazine

I recently finished my look through all the old Your Spectrum magazines from the 80s. I really did love it. What a great magazine. One thing that stood out to me was some amazing artwork by Nick Davies. I’m pretty sure he carried on into…

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Sports stars that make me feel nostalgic about the 80s and 90s

Sports stars that make me feel nostalgic about the 80s and 90s

Yep, that’s right. There are sports stars that make me feel nostalgic about the 80s and early 90s. I think when I was younger I kind of looked at sports stars as super heroes. I used to watch them in awe. And these ones I’m…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 21 – December 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 21 – December 1985

For the past year or two, I’ve been slowly going through all the old issues of the Your Spectrum magazine in the run up to the launch of the ZX Spectrum Next. Funnily enough, in my first article about the Your Spectrum magazine, I mentioned…

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The 5 Craziest Hotels and Casinos in Las Vegas

The 5 Craziest Hotels and Casinos in Las Vegas

Las Vegas can be a very polarising city. Either you love it or you hate it. Personally, I love it. I’ve been there three times, and each time has been an adventure. The first time I went we stayed in a little motel off the…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 20 – November 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 20 – November 1985

I’m still looking at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines while I wait for my new ZX Spectrum Next to arrive. This time I’m looking at the penultimate issue of Your Spectrum, Issue 20 from November 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here…

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The best retro related ads from Super Bowl 2020

The best retro related ads from Super Bowl 2020

Every year I try to stay awake to watch the Super Bowl. Well, guess what. This year I managed it! I stayed awake until 3.30am and thoroughly enjoyed watching the Kansas City Chiefs win their first Super Bowl for 50 years. But one of the…

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How I made the Retromash festive crossword

How I made the Retromash festive crossword

Every Christmas I create the Retromash Advent Calendar, with a new Argos catalogue toy or item being revealed every day. Last year, however, I thought I would try something new, and, alongside the advent calendar, I created the first ever Retromash Festive Crossword. I do…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 19 – October 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 19 – October 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 19 from October 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to take a closer…

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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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