Monthly Archives: December 2012

Swancon 10 – Programme – Page 1 – Contents and Committee

Transcribed by Elaine Walker Swancon 10 There is a picture of a standard looking rocket ship on the left hand side of the page. This claims to be the Programme but seems to contain other various things about the convention. … Continue reading

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Battye collection

The Battye Library (the State Library of WA) likes to collect periodical publications from organisations like ours, and in various years we’ve conscientiously given them copies of our program book, souvenir book, progress reports, etc. And in various other years … Continue reading

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Con Publication Art

Who are the unsung artists and what has become of them? As we work through the Teetering Mound of  WASFF  my attention is drawn to various sketches, cartoons, elaborate drawings, and general scribblings. Like those in: Swancon 10 Programme Cartoon by … Continue reading

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Sad announcement – the demise of the ASiF review website

(reproduced, with permission, from the ASiF website, an announcement of the demise of that wonderful endeavour) Alisa Krasnostein writes: “It’s taken me a long time – about a year – of soul searching to finally come to this place. But … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV – Progress Report 3 – “What I couldn’t squeeze in elsewhere”

transcribed by Doug Burbidge Trivial Necessities By The Committee Membership: Full Membership for SwanCon XV currently stands at $50.00, and will do so until the convention starts. The door price will be only marginally higher, but pre-convention memberships will receive … Continue reading

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Box of Ephemera

by Doug Burbidge Anna handed me a box of stuff and said, “Blog this!” I found: Banana Wings, issues Thirty (May 2007) to 40 (November 2009) (a UK fanzine by Claire Brialey and Mark Plummer) Fannish Journeys (a NAFF fundraiser … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV – Progress Report 3 – “Coordinated Blurb”

transcription by Anna Hepworth Header on page 4 of the SwanCon XV Progress report 3 is “Coordinated Blurb”. Actual text is as below: Incorporation A Pandora’s Box? By Don Griffiths B-) In our last progress report, the idea of Incorporating … Continue reading

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