The Amiga Years

It’s hard to believe that about 30 years ago, I owned a Commodore Amiga A500. It was the Powerplay Pack from Gordon Harwoods. This comprised of an Amiga 500 with TV Modulator, Commodore Mouse, Batman, Deluxe Paint II and 10 additional games, but I can’t remember the titles, although they did keep me happy forContinue reading “The Amiga Years”

AZ to UP!

So, how is everybody? With an opening question like that I would know doubt get many different answers. Sincerely though, I do hope whoever is reading this, is well and coping as best as they can with life and the world around them. Always remember to chat with a trusted friend or family member ifContinue reading “AZ to UP!”

The Longest Blink

You know when you blink sometimes and a short amount of time passes? Well it seems that 2020 passed through one of the longest of blinks and some or most may share the same feeling that it wasn’t the most spectacular of years. We all from a world-wide perspective and still do for this momentContinue reading “The Longest Blink”


A few weeks ago whilst examining my Emulators folder, I noticed a had a ZX Spectrum Emulator. It was the ZX Spectrum 4 Emulator that has a nice virtual keyboard so you can program in BASIC. So, I had a play around with it and liked what it had to offer and wondered if thereContinue reading “Spectacular”

Stand by me

It’s been a few weeks and I’ve tried to stay sane whilst now working from home and keeping my mind active during the COVID-19 lock down. As well as trying to get some sleep, playing 8-bit video games has helped. Even though I don’t own an Xbox 360 anymore, I did buy an Xbox 360Continue reading “Stand by me”

16 Degrees

Over two years ago, I started to develop this game on a PC with GameMaker Studio 2 which was based on a temperature experience at work. This entailed arriving at the office where the heating wasn’t working correctly early in the morning and the recommended environmental temperature was 16 degrees. Now, if you could imagineContinue reading “16 Degrees”

This World, Our Own!

Many years ago, I wrote several stories in verse. Dexter-7, Backwards and Forwards and This World, Our Own! These and other poems were compiled into a collection called “Inspirations”. This was originally published via Lulu and can still be obtained as a digital EBook and also in paperback from Amazon. I thought it would beContinue reading “This World, Our Own!”


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