Monthly Archives: February 2016

Festival of the Imagination 1996 – July 1995 Newsletter

Transcribed and summarised by Elaine Walker The newsletter is A4 pages folded into A5 size. The colour is mostly buff except for some inserts in the middle. The front page has a drawing which appears to be by Shaun Tan, … Continue reading

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SWANCON TWENTY3 Progress Report Four – page 3

by Chris Creagh The “Timelines” columns encourages people to attend the The Programming Picnic on Sunday the 23rd of November 12.00 Midday at the Traffic Island Reserve (Where the ice-cream thing was, along Mounts Bay Road). [They had ice-cream! – … Continue reading

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must see

Here’s another clipping from The West, on Friday March 29 1996 (grr…) under “must see”. Under a photo of Robocop, it says, in all italics, You don’t need to be rapt in RoboCop or dotty about Daleks — but it … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3: An Assortment

There is a surprising amount of gumph in the SwanCon 23 (or ‘Twenty3’) folder. There are six progress reports, although there should be at least seven – the numbers run 2 through 6, with a wrap up report [ah. nostalgia. … Continue reading

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SWANCON TWENTY3 Progress Report Four – cover & page 2

by Chris Creagh This is an A3 sheet folded into quarters so it looks like an A5 booklet. The front page looks like an “art-ified” street scene. Opening the booklet and the inside page has a “menu” flanked by sketches … Continue reading

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Light side to a dark writer

In our archive is a clipping from The West Australian, Wednesday April 3 1996. (This immediately makes me want to criticise The West for using stupid middle-endian date format, but this is a problem I will cope with on my … Continue reading

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