Posts Tagged: fandom

Virtual Worldcon!

The moment CoNZealand announced they were going virtual I went through the ceiling with squee, “I can actually ATTEND!” Because I’d never have been able to go to New Zealand in person; even apart from the travel and accommodation cost, I don’t fly, especially not twenty or more hours. I tried to volunteer, too, but

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So I went to Worldcon

When I was young and foolish I went to a Star Trek con in Liverpool. It must have been Enterprise One because I remember sitting at D.C. Fontana’s feet, literally. And being less than impressed with James Doohan. And Madonna’s Get Into The Groove as incessant background music. And meeting some awesome people who I

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Rereading De kristallen bloem

Ronny & Noud van den Eerenbeemt, De kristallen bloem (The crystal flower) Judging by the handwriting in the (publisher-provided) “This book belongs to” box I must have been about nine when I got this. I coloured in all the line-drawing illustrations and even made my own illustrations on separate sheets with careful references in the

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