Australia · Croatia · Fannish sightseeing · Film · GUFF

Fantastic Zagreb 2013

As I've mentioned, ever since I got back from my GUFF trip to Australia and New Zealand, a part of my brain has been thinking about all the possible destinations I will be trying to get Australian and NZ GUFF delegates to visit. Predictably, Croatia is first on my list. Not only because I know… Continue reading Fantastic Zagreb 2013

Australia · Authors · Awards

2012 Aurealis Awards

Australian volunteer-run SF conventions surprised me with their numbers. Some 350 members at a con is considered a good turnout and the con is counted as large. In Croatia, SFeraKon attracts a thousand people and other are not far behind. Furthermore, smaller Croatian cons consider themselves unworthy of a guest of honour. Australians, on the… Continue reading 2012 Aurealis Awards

Australia · Authors · Conventions · FanFundery · GUFF · Rantalica

Conflux Schedule

Conflux is a science fiction convention held in Canberra since 2004. I have been repeatedly warned it is of a more writerly bent. It seems to mean that is more similar to SFeraKon and Istrakon than Swancon was in terms of writers' presence and numerous writing workshops. Am looking forward to finding out. My schedule,… Continue reading Conflux Schedule