Almost by definition bloggers are nerds (or geeks: I do not know the difference) and were even more so as teenagers. Like all such teenaged boys who were unable to get a girl friend, were useless at sport and hopeless at making or building anything, I got into computers. I pestered my parents until they got me a computer (in my case a BBC model B) and then I got what was the best computer game: Elite. Appropriately enough the BBC are marking the 25th anniversary of the first sale of the game.
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