Thursday, 3 May 2012

Look What I Found!

I re-discovered this, clearing out a cupboard after a roof leak (yet another thing to get around to fixing!) It's my old Super Nintendo! I thought it didn't work and that i just didn't have the heart to throw it out. Anyway, it was worth plugging in one last time and it worked! wooo hoooo!! It needs a clean up, but the old joys came flooding back. I LOVED mariokart! (and street fighter 2-turbo!!). Me and my good friend and flatmate at the time, Craig, played these for hours, especially mariokarts and Donkey Kong Country2! I wish Craig had a blog up and running that i could direct you to, or a website! He's living out in Thailand now with his wife, Lek and boy, Jasper.... "hey Craig!". He's a very creative and funny guy, making brilliant if slightly mad stuff. I'll dig out something of his for a giggle. He really showed me how art/illustration can be fun, just doing things that make yourself smile, it doesn't have to be all serious and worthy. Anyway, I'll do a post for Craigio in the near future. We had some good times. He eventually decided his life didn't need the misery of freelance illustration and there was more to this world!!(Imagine!) Anyway, now I'm rambling. SNES=good, but I'm resisting getting back into it. My body can do without that tension, i do get a bit absorbed! My boys are willing to be addicts... if only i'd let them... not a chance. Although i should while i could still beat them!!
We're off camping for the weekend and it looks like it could be wet, great! I shall report back and try to remember a few snaps. We're still not sure how waterproof our vintage tent is either... i guess we're going to find out! (tarps to the rescue?) Have a good weekend folks.


  1. What a great post. I can tell how excited you are!! I found my old Atari up in my dad's attic a few weeks ago. I didn't even give it a try. Oh well. Happy Late Birthday!!!

  2. Did i give you that Scott?

    I remember giving mine away but don't remember who to.How bloody ancient does it look!!!

  3. Cheers Ron, it was a good one... i was going to post my 'sunshine' hangover cure!
    And Tracey, i know how you love that Skyrim, I've been there with PS2 games before the kids.
    Kasch! it was your old SNES. i bought it off you for about £40, you've not spent it all have you?!