AmiWest Special (part 2)

Commodore memories I had the pleasure of meeting and talking to former Commodore employee Beth Richards who is a new member of the SACC user group, the organisers of AmiWest. Beth worked in Commodore’s special chip design group from 1990 until the bankruptcy in 1994. She worked on the Grace and Beauty chips for the… Continue reading AmiWest Special (part 2)

AmiWest Special (part 1)

Well I finally made it to Sacramento safe and sound. Clearing immigration in LAX (Los Angeles) was an interesting experience. After just over an hour queuing for passport inspection I received the usual (but not unfriendly) interrogation about the purpose of my visit to the USA. After informing the young passport official I was attending… Continue reading AmiWest Special (part 1)

Back to the Future

Westward Bound (travelling east ;-)) I’m writing this blog as I sit waiting in Wellington airport on my way to AmiWest. Only three flights away and almost a day back in time before I arrive in San Franciso tomorrow, before I take off today. Air travel across the International date-line can be so confusing. It’s… Continue reading Back to the Future


Pre-AmiWest Musings I’m writing this blog as I prepare for my annual trip to the AmiWest Amiga show in Sacramento. The tickets are booked but, unlike the song, my bags are not yet packed. 😉 I have to say I really enjoy AmiWest. It is always a professionally run show and the company, as you… Continue reading Breezin’