Phil Gyford


Sunday 25 January 2004

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My mum just found this photo of the family gathered round our new Sinclair ZX81 in 1982. My parents bought it for Christmas and I remember my mum had already learned enough to set it up with a message scrolling up the screen. It was a big event, big enough to send a copy of this photo to grandparents for grandad to capture the family in action. A year or so later we upgraded to a ZX Spectrum, which also meant buying a colour portable TV. Many happy hours spent in that corner of the dining room…


This reminds me, have you seen how much ZX80 is now worth on e-bay? Unbelievable!

Posted by Paul Turner on 26 January 2004, 11:10 pm | Link

I think is the only photo of phil with hair in existence.

Posted by dorian on 29 January 2004, 8:00 am | Link

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