Swancon: Generations

Croatian fandom is young. Not meaning we did not have one 20 years ago, because we did. Croatian fans are young: the average age of a Croatian con member is 23. Which tends to come as a bit of a surprise to American and British fans.

Croatians, in turn, are a bit culture shocked to discover how… venerable?… the US and UK fans are. Australia, I have discovered at Swancon, has the best of both worlds. Old fans, young fans, younger fans and the next generation.

And sometimes all of the above from the very same family. Meet the Watsons!

Four generations of the Watson familyPhoto by Art Diggle.



About Mihaela Marija Perkovic

Mihaela Marija Perkovic was GUFF laureate 2013 and is now the European GUFF Adminstrator. She is also a writer. And Mum. PR wizard. Journalist. Translator. Clutz. Copywriter. SF fan. Writing workshops aficionado. SFera member. Conrunner. Lousy photographer.
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