Commodore 64 and BASIC

I just came across an article on Salon lamenting the death of BASIC called "Why Johnny can't code". It reminded me of the the following photo, which clearly shows why I can code.

ian and a commodore 64

I don't know the exact date, but the fluro shoelaces gives a pretty good time-frame. Thanks to my Dad for firstly buying the Commodore 64, and then scanning in a bunch of old photos 15 years later!