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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Hotel, Gaming Programme, Fundraiser Quiz

Being pages 8 & 9 of the December 1995 newsletter. As ever, transcription done as faithfully as we can manage The Hotel Not many rooms are left at the Kings, so get your bookings in now. There has been some … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 July 1995 Newsletter – Neil Gaiman

Pages 6 and 7 of this newsletter are dedicated to a biography of Neil Gaiman “The Perfect Guest?” written by David Cake. At the bottom of page 7 is a selected bibliography which is presumably well out of date, and … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996: July 1995 Newsletter

Page 14 WASFF REPORT The West Australian Science Fiction Foundation (WASFF) is working well with the 1996 convention committee and our hope is that the convention will be both well presented and well attended. Most importantly we hope that all … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 Souvenir Book: Anime Matsuri

Here is page 38 and part of 39 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Swancon 17 Souvenir Book: Anime Matsuri All of page 38 and the top and bottom of page 39 contain cute frames from Totoro. … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995* Newsletter – Awards

In theory, the last of our posts from this particular newsletter. Previous posts can be found by clicking the relevant tags, and having a bit of a hunt. (*)The actual newsletter says 1996 but this is a “known” typo and … Continue reading

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Confusion Progress Report 1A

page three and four of Con Fusion progress report 1A. Header features Con Fusion logo, also used as a section separator PROGRESS REPORT 1A What IS CON FUSION? ConFusion is Perth’s first officially acknowledged, SF Media convention. It’s also the … Continue reading

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Swancon 17: Urban Alchemist?: Nick Stathopoulos

Herein a transcription of page 10 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Urban Alchemist? Nick Stathopoulos To look at his working environment, one could be excused for thinking Nick gets paid to make mess. Surrounded by tins … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV Progress Report Two Summary

by Chris Creagh This A5 sized, buff coloured, 20 page booklet with disorganised page numbers, is sprinkled with graphics and packed full of useful information. The front cover sports a futuristic drawing by Craig Hilton (© 1989)  of a circuitry embedded … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Progress Report January 1992 – PARSEC & sponsorship adverts

Page 10 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was dedicated to ‘Parsec’. It isn’t exactly clear from the context whether this was part of the convention, or an entirely separate event. Equally, it isn’t clear whether the set of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Hotel and Venue

Pages 10 and 11 of the SwanCon 17 Progress report (unnumbered; dated July 1991) contain information about the venue, and a full page map of the venue, including accommodation areas, pool, and location of the river. Halfway down the page … Continue reading

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