Monthly Archives: August 2012

SwanCon 7 – Program Book – Spon Wars & Treasurer’s Report

Transcription by Anna Hepworth (being a transcription of p8, the ninth page of the SwanCon 7 Program Book) Spon Wars The Goon Show strikes again! Hello folks! When Rob McGough wrote and brought the 1st Goon Show together at Swancon … Continue reading

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SwanCon 7 – Program Book – Programme

transcription by Anna Hepworth (being a transcription of pages 4 and 5, the fifth and sixth pages of the SwanCon 7 Program book) Note that much of the programme* was presented in upper case – this has not been preserved … Continue reading

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SwanCon 7 – Program Book – Guest of Honour

transcription by Anna Hepworth (being a transcription of p2, the third page of the SwanCon 7 Program Book) Guest of Honour ROBIN JOHNSON       My first recollection of Robin is in the old Melbourne SF Club at one of the small … Continue reading

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SwanCon 7 – Program Book – I Robert

transcription by Anna Hepworth (being a transcription of p1, the second page of the SwanCon 7 Program Book) I Robert I suppose it is traditional for the Convention Co-ordinator to say welcome at this point so, WELCOME TO SWANCON 7. … Continue reading

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Swancon 7 – Squonk! (Friday)

Transcribed by Elaine Walker From the Swancon 7 Ephemera, this is the Newsheet from Friday 29th January, 1982. All typos wherever possible have been faithfully recorded. THIS IS SQUONK! the all-new, whiter-than-white, bio-degradable, non-stick, water-absorbent, oh-my-brain-hurts SWANCON 7 daily newsheet. … Continue reading

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SwanCon 7 – 1982 Tin Duck Awards (voting form)

transcribed by Anna Hepworth The 1982 Tin Duck Award voting form is printed (mimeographed? spirit duplicated? something else that I should have thought of?) on what was probably originally white A4 paper. Text: THE 1982 TIN DUCK AWARDS  –  Voting … Continue reading

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SwanCon 7 – Ephemera

¬†by Anna Hepworth The folder for SwanCon 7 was promisingly heavy, but was ¬†slightly on the disappointing side upon opening. There are in fact a mere four items, and the largest two are duplicates – being the Program Book. The … Continue reading

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