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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SFeraKon 2019: Part 1

This may have been my strangest SFeraKon yet. But I say that every year since I started going. I was taken over by something crazy and suggested waay too many items. I had 5 items on the program and none on Friday. I like to think that did not contribute to the fact that Friday […]

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Famous Fan: Olga Matej

I met Polish dan Olga Matej during one of my trips to Pyrkon, but I do not remember which one. Might have been the first one, while my head was still trying to wrap around the fact that this huge event – more than 50 000 people! – was being run by volunteers alone. This […]

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SFERA Awards

The SFERA Award jury was my entry into Croatian fandom. I spent more than a decade as president of it, and still love to keep track of who wins and who loses any given year. I think I might have missed only one SFera Formal Assembly on a SFeraKon Saturday in the last 15 years. […]

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