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Swancon: How it went – the short version

Swancon was my first ever Australian con and I totally fell in love with it. (Now I just have to figure out how to make enough money to come back every year!) At Swancon, everyone knows each other, and the con is not very big, which makes for a warm and welcoming atmopshere that is… Continue reading Swancon: How it went – the short version

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Swancon 2013

Small or big, any con with four guests of honour ends up with lots of interesting programming items. But small ones, like Swancon, have the advantage: very few scheduling conflicts! I will not have to choose between Charlie Stross, John Birmingham, Gail Simone and Lucy Sussex. My own presentation, "European SF literature and EuroFandom", is… Continue reading Swancon 2013

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My GUFF itinerary

I have finally set the dates and booked all the flights. I will be spending almost seven weeks traveling in Australia and New Zealand on my GUFF trip.   AUSTRALIA PERTH March 26 - April 2 2013 Swancon 2013 May 7 - May 9, 2013 MELBOURNE April 2 - April 11 2013 Nova Mob Meeting… Continue reading My GUFF itinerary