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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Storm Constantine

Being page 4 of the January 1996 Newsletter. Storm Constantine is 30 something, and lives in Stafford with eight cats and a husband. Apart from being a successful author and an accomplished artist, through her love of music, she has … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Neil Gaiman, Robin Pen

Page 5 of the SwanCon/Festival of the Imagination 1996 January 1996 Newsletter has brief (one paragraph) bios on guests Neil Gaiman and Robin Pen. There is also a selected bibliography for Neil Gaiman, which has been omitted on the principle … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – The Chair Speaks

Being the main part of page 3 of the January 1996 Newsletter. Details from page 4 that are mentioned can be found at the newsletter summary page; those from page 9 may or may not be transcribed later. Welcome to … Continue reading

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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 At the bottom of page 7 is a selected bibliography which is presumably well out of date, and … Continue reading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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