Issue 2 - 2001-03-24
Here's the latest update on what we have planned for the next 2 months at SciFiClub.
All meeting take place in:
AT 8:00PM ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH.
3rd April 2001
SET STUNNERS ON PHASE!!!!
This is our tribute to what is probably the most important Science Fiction Television series ever.
That's StarTrek, in case you are still confused. There can be few of us that do not have a special
place in our hearts for Trek, regardless of what we may say in public!
We are delighted to have DIANE DUANE & PETER MORWOOD, bestselling Star Trek authors, and all
round good guys, in attendance to tell us about there long involvement with Trek, and they have
also promised to bring along some interesting artifacts, for our first "Show 7 Tell" meeting. If
any of you have any unusual Trek stuff, we'd be delighted to see that too!
1st May 2001
WAR(whuh!!) WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR??
War in space. War on land. War in time.
Mankind's fascination with mass destruction continues unabated into the Twenty first Century.
Join us at our May meeting for an evening of Destruction Deconstruction.
I'm in the middle of writing a piece on our plans for the next year. Expect it in a mailbox near
We fund all these meetings with the monthly raffle. Bring us your stuff! We need it!
If you haven't joined Octocon, why haven't you? Check out www.octocon.com for all the latest news.
David Stewart runs an excellent monthly SF Email newsletter, which you can join by writing to him
at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dave covers a much broader base than this newsletter, which is primarily
about our monthly meetings. Join now! Tell him I sent you.
Check out www.lostcarpark.com. James Shields has been doing a lot of good work on it recently. And
I promise that some day reeeel soooon I'll put up some stuff on my page there!
That's probably it for now. If any of you have any good ides for meetings, then write to us. At
this point I should thank Fionna O Sullivan for suggesting ARMAGEDDON, and James Brophy for
suggesting WAR. (Bloodthirsty, or what?) James Brophy is also responsible for the truly superb
posters that he designs for us, and also the new-look Octocon website. Such talent in one so
Take care of yourselves,
Pádraig (and James)