Monthly Archives: October 2013

Basicon 2 – Progress Report

transcribed by Anna Hepworth 1 * A4 standard white page with black faux typewriter printing, folded in half to make a four page ‘booklet’. All relevant information about the con is contained in the text itself, so no commentary is … 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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Chronopolis Issue 0

transcribed by Doug Burbidge This is a A5 booklet, and is the first progress report for Chronopolis. It would be two A4 sheets, folded into an eight-page booklet, but is in fact four sheets, so folded, because each sheet is … Continue reading

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SwanCon Songs – The Billy Joel Hit Single of Swancon 18 (and Every Other Swancon in Existence)

This is the third SwanCon song that we have a record of.  Alas at the moment I am unable to locate transcripts of “The Ballad of Swancon 8” or “The Calypso of Swancon 11” so if anyone has these somewhere … Continue reading

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DUFF 2009 laureate Emma Hawkes

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge At top left, a cartoon showing a bottle of GLEE moisturising lotion, captioned “Rub your hands with GLEE!”, signed Ian Gunn 1290. At top right, a photo of Emma Hawkes. DUFF laureate, Western Australian fan Emma … Continue reading

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On previous history attempts

ASFDAP, and such wonderful other things as the Australian SF wiki, and the Meteor foundation are by no means fandoms first attempts at keeping records of Australian SF history and making it available to people. While I won’t make any … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 wrap-up publication

by Doug Burbidge Anna has handed me a copy of:   SwanCon 18 Perth, Western Australia Easter 1993 The Wrap-up Publication! (Don’t say we didn’t warn you!)   I see that this is one of the bicapitalised SwanCons. The wrap-up … Continue reading

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What is WASFF?

A flyer from 2008, detailing the nefarious organisation known as WASFF. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth, original author not identified. Typos faithfully reproduced. A5 sheet, landscape, with the WASFF logo along the right hand edge (a dark circle with a handful … 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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