The fourth annual China Science Fiction Conference was held from November 2-3 in Beijing, and I was lucky enough to be among the people that the organizers, China Association for Science and Technology, invited to attend.The con was held at the Beijing Expo, right next to the Riverside hotel where I was staying. It is […]Read More China Science Fiction Convention 2019
November started out quite peacefully: I was in China and cut off from Google and social networks altogether, which brought its own kind of rest I apparently needed more than I knew. Also, I love being on planes and traveling halfway around the world does mean 10 or so hours on planes, and that was […]Read More Accountability, Almost on Time, For a Change
It is hard to hold oneself accountable while traveling. And I did travel a lot in October. The month started with a 3-day trip to Rijeka for Rikon, and ended with me in China for the China National SF Convention in Beijing. In between, I took a few days for a short trip to the […]Read More Accountability Continues to Suck, But I No Longer Care
There are times when I wonder why I keep this blog. As I have almost zero time for it and I am behind on all of my plans for it and I particularly do not feel like writing an accountability post (like the past few days). Sometimes it just seems so pointless. Yet, I cannot […]Read More About Croatian SF in File 770!
Some SF cons are great, some are so-so, but Rikon is always awesome. It might be a great job the organizers are doing, or it might be just me, never having any expectations or having just the ones that are always met: to see and chat with people I love while at the same time […]Read More Rikon 2019