Monthly Archives: July 2013

Things to know (at a glance)

Sometimes, the items in the archive show how things have changed. For instance, there is a lovely A4 (blue, text on one side, map on the other ~80 gsm) sheet, with the above title. Font is lovely and large, and … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – misc fiction

Cygnetures also contained six other fiction pieces that we elected not to transcribe. They were: Heaven Is? – 1.5 pages Lessons from History – 2.5 pages Untitled, beginning “If they’re as humane as you say…” – 1.5 pages The Tea … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Will The Horse Replace Science Fiction

Where as science fiction is a nebulous animal who in its sentience refuses to be fitted into any sort of category. The horse is an easily identifiable beast. handwritten: (INCOMPLETE – R. MCG.)

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – untitled piece

In the beginning there was darkness. This prevailed until the dawn, when over the horizon there appeared the first beginnings of true intelligence. This small force grew and continued to grow, it got bigger, more powerful until it was so … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Roy Ferguson

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Any and all typos faithfully reproduced. I can’t remember when I started reading science fiction but I was very young. At that stage naturally I was reading children’s type SF, which was available in the children’s … Continue reading

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Fandomedia 2006:Hunger – con ‘book’, part 2

transcription by Anna Hepworth The second of our two posts transcribing the three page ‘con-book’ from the 2006 small convention ‘Fandomedia: Hunger’. This is the published program.  Friday Time Stream A Stream B 16:30 Meet & Greet – Drinks in … Continue reading

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Gavron’s Guide to Weapons

The below was written by Guy Dyson, probably to fill in a gap at the bottom of a page, in the 1992 CIA Annual, that year called Perpendicular Worlds. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. Gavron’s Guide to Weapons In most role … Continue reading

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