I used to dream of going to Worldcon, and now I plan my vacations around SF conventions. Science fiction has become mainstream, and cons are popping up everywhere. Too many to count, way too many to visit, but I plan to have so much fun giving it a good go. Even though right now it […]Read More Upcoming SF Conventions in April
On the last day of any con I start to be a bit worn out. Not so at Pyrkon but this might be a consequence of sharing a room with someone who is as much a morning person as I am. That was a really refreshing change in pace for me – thank you, Irena! […]Read More Pyrkon 2015: Sunday
The second day of Pyrkon started off with a bit of weird deja-vu: it was a new day, as sunny and warm as Friday. And once we walked to the venue, the lines were also there again, just like on Friday. Another huge mass of fans were waiting to register! At first glance this was […]Read More Pyrkon 2015: Saturday
You say Pyrkon, and numbers immediately start being thrown around. It’s the Polish convention that had 15 000 members last year. No, 25 000! Or was it 30 000? You can check and recheck different sources, but it does not matter. The numbers sound so incredible, it really makes no difference. You can’t help doubting. […]Read More Pyrkon: Friday 2015
I’d love to post a witty account of the 15 hour drive from Zagreb to Pyrkon I took yesterday or even some awesome photos. But had taken the time to take those, it would have been a thirty hour trip. Since we did not get out of the car: The drive was awesome because the […]Read More Road trip!