Famous Fan: Ivan Kranjčević

At some point after Loncon 2014, Mirko Karas and me decided that ribbons would be introduced to Croatian fandom. It has not caught on, exactly, but there have been local ribbons ever since. I especially love the SFeroSaur ones, for all those with a number of years behind them in SF fandom. I think we […]

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Guest Post: Pyrkon 2019 Experience

My first Pyrkon was the 2016 one. In April of that year, Mihaela, Iva Belina and a Zagreb city delegation went on a trip to Poland that eventually put SFeraKon on the European cosplay map. (In fact, at that Pyrkon we made the avi.cosplay Instagram account for Iva!) Pyrkon is huge and awesome and overwhelming. […]

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Accountability (still) Sucks: May 2019

I used to think I was bad at facing failure, but May was awesome and yet I have been avoiding looking at it. So much so that this – or pretty much any – post in June is 21 days late. I am not sure I even remember May at this point. Other than it […]

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SFeraKon 2019: Part 3

When I joined SFera, one of the first people I met was Dalibor Perković, with whom I share the last name. (It’s a common surname in Croatia.) He had this mysterious girlfriend who would come pick him up at the end of the evening on Tuesdays, back when SFera meetings were held at a pizza […]

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SFeraKon 2019: Part 2

My Saturday morning was spent having coffee, walking the dog in the nearby Maksimir with my kid and doing some light reading in preparation for my panels today. It was everything a SFeraKon Saturday morning used to not be. Strange people used to call me on my mobile asking for all kinds of info at […]

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