Monthly Archives: October 2012

SwanCon XV – Ephemera

by Anna Hepworth In the SwanCon XV envelope (again, marked as 1/2, with no second envelope obvious), there are two items, being an A5 Progress Report 3, and an A4 Program Book. The former is a (presumed) photocopied, saddle-stapled, 20 … Continue reading

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Swancon Icks (9) Progress Report The Last – Chairthing Speaks

Transcribed by Elaine Walker CHAIRTHING SPEAKS There is a certain horrible inevitability about the financial progress of Conventions. At the start, there is a nest-egg from the last Con, and the Con committee spends its time thinking up grandiose schemes … Continue reading

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ooh, possible excitement

by Anna Hepworth Some time back, we made the claim that there was very little material for SwanCon 9 (although still more than several other SwanCons that might possibly also have been mentioned in the not so distant past). Today, … Continue reading

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Swancon 10 – Ephemera

by Anna Hepworth On opening the SwanCon ten envelope, there appears to be a single lonely item awaiting us. (and at present we have not found the folders for 11, 12 or 13 – this is presumably a failing in … Continue reading

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Swancon Icks (9) – Progress Report The Last – Contents

transcribed by Doug Burbidge Being a transcription (with commentary) of page three of the last progress report for SwanCon Icks. CONTENTS Page  1.  Chairthing’s Things. Page  3.  Programme. Page  7.  Harrison Blurb. Page  8.  Membership List. Page 10.  Tin Duck … Continue reading

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Contents of Random Stack

by Chris Creagh This is an acknowledgement of existence. A small insignificant box lurked in the corner of the library. “This doesn’t seem to be important, not part of a collection”, the librarian. “You can take it home if you … Continue reading

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Swancon Icks (9) – PR1, page 7

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge (being a transcription of page 7 of Progress report 1 for Swancon Icks (#9)) Programme Preview This issue we probe with sympathy and compassion some of the more fannish items already scheduled for the Swancon Nine … Continue reading

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Swancon Icks (9) – PR1, Yay Team! – The Concom.

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge (being a transcription of page 6 of Progress report 1 for Swancon Icks (#9)) Lemme tell you about the people behind the concocting of this shenanigans those in the know call Swancon Nine. A bunch of … Continue reading

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Swancon Icks (9) – PR1, Co-ordinator’s Bumpf.

transcribed by Anna Hepworth being a transcription of Page 4 of progress report one (May 1983) for Swancon Icks (#9) Co-ordinator’s Bumpf It is not, in fact, a foolish rumour. Swancon Nine is a reality. It will take place on … Continue reading

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