Monthly Archives: August 2011

T-Shirts at Murdoch

Post by Chris Creagh There are 36 SF related t-shirts in the basement of Murdoch University. This is one of them. I have no idea of the year it was created but it was created in protest at funding cuts … Continue reading

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Swancon 18 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge SwanCon 18: many memories, but because it was at the same venue as Swancon 17, some get mixed together in my head. Terry Pratchett and Robert Jordan. (Robert Jordan was free, because his costs were fully … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge You’re probably starting to spot a theme to my posts. Swancon 17, or as it was officially known, The Festival of the Imagination. At the Ascot Inn. (In Ascot. Not in the city.) Terry Dowling and … Continue reading

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SwanCon the Collectable Card Game – Expansion Pack NextGen

By Chris Creagh A hardcopy of the original game was downloaded from sccg.grfb.com on the 10/05/01 between 11.01 and 11.07am but unfortunately it no longer exists there. The subheadings were: Goals, Aims & Ethics Rules Basic Cards Expansion Pack 1 … Continue reading

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Swancon 16 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge I must have had a Swancon 15 badge once; but apparently no longer. Swancon 16 then: The Freeway Motel, in South Perth. Barbara Hambly. There was a wedding halfway through the convention. Not two of us … Continue reading

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Dalek photoshoot

Post by Chris Creagh This photo of David Gunn’s Black Dalek was to be used for publicity in a Unit called “Science in Science Fiction” at a Western Australia university. Unfortunately the unit did not last for longer than a … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge Swancon 14 was at the King’s Ambassador on Hay Street (more recently known as The King’s). It was the first convention for a whole bunch of Curtin Imagination Association people (including me), because Cindy Clarkson came … Continue reading

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The most Beauooootiful Fan in the World…

Did you ever see this man? We cannot show you the real Simono, who was touted around SwanCons early in the current millenium as being the most Beauoootiful Fan in the World, but we can show you… The character of … Continue reading

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