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This site has pages on the radio stations that I have been involved in from university days in the mid-1970's until I moved on to other things in 1994. The pages contain period audio and quite a few pictures:

I have recently changed the audio from Real format, which required Real player, to use Flash in line with general practice which regretably, due to Apple's restrictive practices, will not currently play on their mobile devices such as iPads and iPhones.

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Risc OS software

Risc OS software

This is the home of my Freeware software for Acorn Archimedes and Risc PC machines. Main item is Attacher the desktop e-mail and newsgroup attachment handler for Risc OS. There's support documentation and software to download.

Note:this software is not for Intel style PCs (i.e. Windows, Linux etc.) or Macs.

Z88 Support

Z88 Support

A collection of information and resources for the Cambridge Computer Z88 portable, particularly about its use with RiscOS Acorn desktop computers, and the older BBC micro.

These are largely web versions of the text of articles from the now defunct Micro User magazine in the late 1980's.

   More from me elsewhere ....
Alexandra Gardens

Alexandra Gardens

The history of this street of gentlemen's villas in Ventnor built in the 1880's which have provided the setting for countless holidays as well as Elgar's honeymoon.

Beach View Apartment

Ventnor Self Catering

Two holiday properties - one sleeping 10, the other 4 - in breathtaking locations on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. Both have modern facilities including wifi.

Ventnor Winter Gardens

Ventnor Winter Gardens

The history of this fine art deco "modernist" building on the cliff top at Ventnor, Isle of Wight which is currently closed.

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