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  • A. Stuart Williams 1:17 pm on February 18, 2017 Permalink | Reply  



    Just a quick note to say that a bunch of forgotten photocopies of some of my other 1980s-90s articles, on various computing related  topics, not just the Amiga, have recently come to light, and as soon as I have time I’ll be posting them on this blog.

    Accordingly, while I don’t currently propose to change the domain name from amigameditations.com, I have decided to amend the title of the site to reflect the wider remit. This has other advantages, as I can add my current work on other ‘retro’ topics to the site as well.

    The title of this blog is, from now on, ‘AMIGA and other Micro Meditations’. Note the new header!

    Stuart Williams


  • A. Stuart Williams 10:07 pm on February 2, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Three ‘lost’ Amiga articles found and uploaded! 

    Mordor bus joke

    You know how you wait ages in the rain for a bus, then three turn up at once? Including the rain, this past couple of weeks have been just like that – hardly anything of my past Amiga writing has turned up for a year, then all of a sudden, with the invaluable help of the Retro Computer Museum in Leicester, England, THREE of my ‘lost’ Amiga User International articles have been uncovered, in their magazine archives. Amazing!

    Two of my monthly Free, Gratis PD software features, for May and October 1988 (see menu above), have this evening joined my long-missing radio fax article, Pictures From Thin Air, which you’ll now find under the Ham Radio menu above.

    These features were rediscovered with the kind assistance of Andy C. Spencer of the Retro Computer Museum, and that of museum volunteer David who did the scanning, for which many thanks. If you have a chance to go there, I highly recommend it – they have an amazing collection and a great gang of volunteer staff!

    Stuart Williams


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