Ian (lovingboth) wrote,
Ian
lovingboth

Have a jelly baby

I know Dr Who* used to offer people jelly babies, but many years ago, a supposedly serious computer magazine** had a lollipop as its covergift, rather than a disc. It was widely, and correctly, seen as the beginning of the end for the magazine.

Today, an order arrived from Cool Components. It's two seriously geeky bits of kit which will doubtless be seen at BiCon as a 'costume'...

... also included is a small pack of Haribo sweets.

* The best one, anyway

** Something for the Atari ST from memory

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