I have a suspicion that MB is scheming to get me either a new iPad or a MacBook Air for my birthday (coming up on November 5, in case you want to send me a gift. Just sayin’.)
I’ve been lusting after both Apple devices since they were first introduced, and the prospect of owning one gives me tingles of delight.
It might seem odd, then, that the highlight of my week was taking delivery of a fully operational, vintage Royal 890 typewriter, purchased off eBay, and weighing in at over ten pounds (pictured above).
Didn’t we move on from typewriters back in the 90s? What am I doing with this obsolete item, probably built around the same time I was born? [Read more…]