Accountability, Almost on Time, For a Change

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 […]

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When the Artist Is (Omni)Present – 80 years of Margaret Atwood

Tonight, I am taking part in Canadian Week – Marking Margaret Atwood’s 80th Birthday by being part of a panel with two exceptional women, Vanja Polic and Petra Sapun Kuring. The panel – When the Artist Is (Omni)Present – 80 years of Margaret Atwood – will take place at 20:00 today, at Booksa in Zagreb […]

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Famous Fan: Regina Wang Kanyu

I met Regina at Worldcon 75, and I honestly do not remember exactly when. By the time I was traveling to Helsinki at the beginning of August 2017 for the con itself, she was already one of my favourite people there. The first thing we did, on that Tuesday when we landed, was to leave […]

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Accountability Continues to Suck, But I No Longer Care

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 […]

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Volunteering at a WorldCon

If I want to add something interesting when introducing myself, I say “…and for fun, I run science fiction conventions.” Around the time I got recruited to be Hospitality Division Head at Worldcon 75, I was just starting a new job. I had left the old one because I was not left alone during my […]

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