Category Archives: Conventions

Swancon 14 – PR4 – Evening Entertainments

This is on pages 4-5 of Progress Report 4 for Swancon 14 and covers the selection of evening entertainments over the con. This particular convention appeared to have a fair number of dances. Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All typographical errors … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Programme book – The Cream Pie List

Pages four through seven of the Swancon 14 Programme book showcases the Swancon 14 committee. The first three pages have four bios apiece; the fourth has a single bio, a short thank you, an advert for the Melbourne Science Fiction … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress Report 4 – Summary

Descriptions and transcriptions by Elaine Walker this time. As ever, typos faithfully replicated, and layouts and formats approximated only as much as can be done with trivial amounts of html. As with the second and third progress reports for SwanCon … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – PR2 – Fandom in Perth

being a sequence of short summaries of fan activities, covering pages 7 and 8 of the second official progress report for Swancon 14. As ever, typos faithlessly reproduced; note that all contact details have been omitted, even if we think that they are defunct. … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress report 3 – page 6

Transcribed by Chris Creagh. The Urban Spaceman Now, in the last PR there was an attempt to explain the idea of the Urban Spaceman. John Richards, Terry Chilvers and Gina Goddard all had a go, in response to a query … Continue reading

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SwanCon 14 – PR2 – ‘So what the hell is an urban spaceman’

being a query and three response on the topic of the Urban Spaceman, covering most of page 6 of the second official progress report for Swancon 14. A small amount of space at the bottom of the page has been … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress report 2 – Convention news and information (part 2 of 3)

being a sequence of small news articles, covering page 3 of the second official progress report for Swancon 14. As ever, typos faithlessly reproduced Swancon Port. We will once again be offering bottles of Swancon Commemorative Port. Bottled by Gallifrey Wines … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress report 2 – Convention news and information (part 1 of 3)

being a sequence of small news articles, covering page 2 of the second official progress report for Swancon 14. As ever, typos faithlessly reproduced Millenium : The Movie We reported in our last PR that John Varley had been working on … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress report 1 – page 10

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. Pages 9 and 10 are guest bios, each about two thirds of a page. The third of the three is: Paul J. Stevens Paul Stevens has been involved in the SF community since 1962. In that … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress report 1 – Page 4

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge How to Have a Terrible Time at a Swancon Gina Goddard Hmmmm. Well, I’m sure it’s been done. I do remember hearing about one person who had an absolutely dreadful time. But that was because of … Continue reading

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