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Back:

Turns out you don’t know what you’ve got until you have to make do without. We’re back in the old style. Woohoo.

Decorating:

As you may have noticed, we’ve had a bit of a spring clean here at Yurt16. I’m not sure if I this layout is going to be the final one; it’s a little too green, but I needed a change from the old one.

If you have any thoughts on whether it’s good or . . . → Read More: Decorating:

Nodes:

As an addendum to the Spectrum post, when I opened the box to Nodes of Yesod, I was reminded of something from long ago. The game had a form that you could send off, along with a passport photo, and get an ID badge.

Which I obviously did, and which I obviously kept, just . . . → Read More: Nodes:

Eighties:

One of my guilty pleasures over the past few years has been Retro Gamer. I flick through the issue in Smiths, and if it has any articles that take me back, I’ll spend hours happily poring over them (having bought the issue, obviously). The issue before last had a Manic Miner cover and the . . . → Read More: Eighties:

Book:

So, we finally bit the bullet and got a new computer to replace the creaky old iMac upstairs. Its only six years old – I should be more surprised that it still works at all rather than that it struggles with the likes of iPhoto.

Sensing an opportunity, I’ve now also got a swish . . . → Read More: Book:

69:

Rol was spot-on. The new Idlewild (3rd best Scottish band ever) single really is top banana. I know we expected that, but I’m still surprised by how great it is.

And despite myself, I’m tempted by the ipod Shuffle. Yes naysayers, I know its little more than a branded memory stick with a . . . → Read More: 69: