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SwanCon XI Progress Report Number Two: Accomodation

The progress report is 12 A4 pages, constructed of 3 A3 sheets folded and saddle-stapled with two staples. A lot of its content is already covered in our posts from the souvenir program book, but here’s a bit about Accommodation … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI, programme book, assorted bits.

pages 15 and 16 of the SwanCon XI programme book have a veritable smörgåsbord of topics – the Masquerade, the Auction, the Fan Olympics, the Smoking Policy, the Short Story Competition, and the Cocktail Party, as well as an advert … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – Posh Nosh

Being page 31 of the SwanCon XI Con Book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth, with all variations faithfully reproduced. Whilst visiting Perth, why not try some of Perth’s better restaurants, many of which have not only an interantional flavour but also … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – The Programme (part 1)

being pages 18 and 19 of the SwanCon XI programme/con book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth Friday TIME MAIN HALL 10 am Days of future passed: Autobiographical words by SF authors Grant Stone examines autobiographical works by SF authors for incriminating … Continue reading

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Swancon XI — Con Book: Info listings 2

From page 25 of the Swancon XI program/souvenir book. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. SILVER SWAN AWARD Last year, members of the WA fandom were asked to nominate persons whom they thought worthy to receive an award for services rendered to … Continue reading

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SWANCON XI — Australian National Science Fiction Conventions

from p5 of the SWANCON XI souvenir / program book. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge 1952 1st Australian Science Fiction Convention Sydney 1953 2nd Australian Science Fiction Convention Sydney 1954 3rd Australian Science Fiction Convention Sydney 1955 4th Australian Science Fiction … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – Con Book – The Chairman’s Piece

Being page 1 of the SwanCon XI Con Book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth. WELCOME everyone to another fun-filled SWANCON, thinly disguised as the 1986 Australian National Science Fiction Convention. After trial and tribulation we have finally got it all together. … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – Con Book – Jack Herman Bio

being page 7 of the SwanCon XI con book. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth What can you say about the fan who has done everything? (An attempt to write and introduction to Jack Herman without mentioning his hats) By Marc Ortlieb, … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – Con Book – The committee

being pages 2 – 4 of the SwanCon XI con book. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth Note that the photographs included in this article have not been reproduced here CHAIRMAN: ERIK “THE HALF” HARDING – son of the more famous Lee; … Continue reading

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