Computer Industry Book Reviews

Back in the 1990s, I wrote regular book reviews for computer industry magazines. It was a great little gig and I enjoyed reading the books and seeing my writing in print. I also got to keep the books after reviewing them, and ended up with a large collection. I’m sure I still have some ofContinue reading “Computer Industry Book Reviews”

Computers used in the Classic Dallas TV Series

Ewing Oil Computerised in 1982 Earlier this year I began watching the classic TV series, Dallas, which ran from 1978 to 1991. I don’t recall what made me look, but I discovered all 357 episodes on Apple TV, and committed myself to a new daily routine of watching one over breakfast each day. During theContinue reading “Computers used in the Classic Dallas TV Series”

Happy Childhood Memories

Today I went back to my old home town of Great Harwood, and walked around for half an hour with my camera. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for years. It’s grim up north, but it’s where I grew up, where I spent many a happy summer day playing in those backstreets as aContinue reading “Happy Childhood Memories”