Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bruce Gillespie: Secret Master, Institution and Fine Fellow – Part 2

The thrilling conclusion. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. Another sign of Bruce’s imperfection was his growing involvement in other aspects of science fiction fandom. The Metaphysical Review (or MetRev) grew out of his involvement in the Australia and New Zealand Amateur … Continue reading

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Bruce Gillespie Secret Master, Institution and Fine Fellow – Part 1

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. This is from the Aussiecon Three souvenir book. It’s by Leigh Edmonds, and it starts with a sidebar telling us who Leigh Edmonds is. Leigh Edmonds Leigh is a Ballarat based historian and Ditmar winning fanzine … Continue reading

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Aussiecon 4, Voice of the Echidna, Issue 4 – Friday Evening (synopsis)

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. We thought we only had the first three of these, but trawling through another box has uncovered the next two issues of this newsletter so I shall continue to summarise their contents, including excerpts of bits … Continue reading

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The Monotreme #2

The Monotreme – the Aussiecon 3 Newsletter – Thursday Sept 2 pm: Number Two being a single A4 sheet, printed double-sided. Our copy is bright blue. The front page contains assorted news, rules for good writing, and a request for … Continue reading

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The Monotreme #1

Monotreme – the Aussiecon 3 Newsletter – Thursday Sept 2 am: Number One being a single A4 sheet, printed double-sided. Our copy is bright green. The front page contains a welcome, details of the costume parade, definition of monotreme, and a … Continue reading

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Sitrep

A short note from Doug We’ve been working our way through boxes of SF materials: lots of flyers, souvenir books and such like. We’re getting near finishing the “Interstate Cons” and “Other WA Cons” boxes, so at some point we’ll … Continue reading

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Borderlands The World Within flyer

White A4 flyer, single-sided. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge, who is annoyed that the body text is in small caps. Bleah. Nanotechnology Genetics Psychology Immunology Bionics Artificial Intelligence Chris LAWSON Jeremy BYRNE Tess WILLIAMS BORDERLANDS THE WORLD WITHIN Borderlands is the … Continue reading

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Flyer – Borderlands: Trilogy (2003)

A5 flyer for Borderlands Trilogy. Green paper, double sided. One side contains the main guests (Simon Brown, Dave Luckett); the convention name superimposed on a circle made up of vague fantasy trilogy runes; URL: trilogy.borderlands.com.au (almost certainly defunct now); the … Continue reading

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