A Walk Down Memory Lane – Sheffield 1978
As someone who has worked in IT for many, many years supporting government departments professionally nearly 20 years ago
I was 9 years old when I learnt the programming language that drove the Sinclair ZX81 and kicked off my love of IT
which my mother kindly bought from electrical retailer Debenhams back before it became pedestrianised
(Sheffield, Debenhams Circa 1979)…
Sheffield from a by-gone era has plenty of amazing memories and shops that have since closed down.
I then went through the normal computing route of BBC Micros, Commodore and all before learning my trade in 1993 on an Apple Mac Performa 5200
Back at a time before Apple very nearly went bust prior to the return of Steve Jobs, I still have the 800mb of the hard drive of this computer,