Diary of a conrunner: Worldcon 75, Helsinki, August 2017

Blogs tend to go untended when life happens. When work also happens, a blog becomes somewhat endangered, especially if, along with life and work, one happens to take on Worldcon organizing duties. Yeah, I have been called crazy to my face. Honestly, when I joined the W75 team, I envisioned myself blogging every single step of […]

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GUFF Call for Nominations – Northbound Race 2016

GUFF Call for Nominations GUFF is the Get Up and Over (or Going Under) Fan Fund which transports SF fans from Australasia to Europe (and vice versa). Nominations are now open for the northbound race, to transport a Australasian fan to Worldcon 75 (http://www.worldcon.fi/), the 75th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Helsinki, […]

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We have a 2016 GUFF delegate!

The awesome Gillian Polack and I announce with pleasure that the winner of the 2016 GUFF race is – Jukka Halme! Congratulations to both Jukka and Contact, the Australian Natcon 2016 in Brisbane which will host him as a fan fund delegate! We know it will be a LOT of fun for everyone involved! Thank […]

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Make Eastercon better – fill out a survey!

British fan Caroline Mullan says: Eastercons have been destination conventions for GUFF delegates and funders of GUFF races since the founding of GUFF. We’d welcome the views of those involved with GUFF/DUFF. This means all of you, non-UK European and Australian fans! Take a minute or three and tell them what you think!  (While you […]

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GUFF voting closed: Thank you!

GUFF online voting for the 2016 GUFF race is now officially closed! Gillian and I would like to thank you all for participating and for your generosity! We are sure you will love the new delegate! 🙂 Some of you have been generous multiple times so we will need just a little bit more time […]

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