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Thoughts on an Eastercon: Follycon 05 April 2018 - 4 comments

I spent last weekend at the Eastercon. With images; cc-by-sa on everything.

2017 Hugo Awards: what happened in the end 18 August 2017

How well did this year's Hugo awards match my (obviously correct and superior) preferences?

2015 Hugo Awards: what happened in the end 23 August 2015 - 4 comments

Now that the awards have been made, here are my reactions.

(Also, hurrah, Helsinki in 2017!)

2015 Hugo Awards: final thoughts 31 July 2015

This is my final ballot for this year's Hugos, with some thoughts on the categories for which I haven't written full reviews.

Thoughts on the 2015 Hugo Awards 15 May 2015 - 10 comments

As has been widely discussed, a group of science fiction fans and hangers-on managed to populate the 2015 Hugo Award nominees with many works from their preferred list. What is a reasonable response to this?

Thoughts on an Eastercon: Dysprosium 07 April 2015 - 1 comment

I spent some of last weekend at the Eastercon. With images; cc-by-sa on everything.

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