Tag: vintage technology

Cold War Espionage & the 1950s Minifon Wire Recorder

Back in the 1950s and 60s no self-respecting Spy Agency would leave home without their trusted Minifon wire-recorder. Indeed while the Cold War was in full swing, these little devices had the somewhat unique kudos of being used (probably simultaneously) by the CIA, FBI, KGB and Stasi among others. At only 7 inches long and […]

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Intros and Iphones

  (as published in West Country Life-Dec 2017) I must admit that I was not really into Tech when I was younger, at least no more than your average person. As a child of the 1980s and 90s of course I remember our first computer which was the Sinclair Spectrum in a bespoke hefty metal […]

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