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Fwd: Left Hand of Darkness - This just in from our folkestone correspondent... I have just missed an interesting programme on Radio 4 called:  Ursula Le Guin at 85 .  Only 30 minutes... A Paul B. Apr 10, 2015 1:11 AM
reading list revised 26 Mar 2015 - Sorry. I sent this out on 26 March but due to the peculiarities of meetup you didn't get it and I didn't know.  Paul B. Apr 9, 2015 3:30 PM
Announcing the 29th Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist - This press release has hyperlinks to amazon. There are some good bargains there. PB 29 th Paul B. Apr 9, 2015 3:21 PM
reading list for 2015 - Please remember that this list is no Paul B. Jan 4, 2015 1:01 AM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] Christmas party perhaps - Hi Paul Fraid I'm away on the 22nd :( Have a good time. Jules On 17 November[masked]:40, Paul Brazier & Julian B. Nov 17, 2014 4:06 PM
Christmas party perhaps - hi all I've looked at various options for a Christmas do and our very own Earth and Stars has come out tops. Although it is expensive, so is everywhere else! Dinner is £18.95 per person, hire of the room is £40 and there Paul B. Nov 17, 2014 3:40 PM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] new member: James Purchon - Hi Paul Good Omens..........two favourite authors come together and the result is pure genius, what's not to love! Debbi W. Nov 14, 2014 10:49 AM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] new meber: Emma Green - Hi all, I would strongly recommend checking out Spacedog on the 22nd - this is the brainchild of Sarah Angliss who plays theremin and other instruments of her own devising. The name is in honour of Laika, who older members will doubtless reme Rodger Nov 13, 2014 10:57 AM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] new meber: Emma Green - Hi Paul and everyone I just wanted to let the group know about a few special Sci-Fi events and film screenings we are running as part of this years festival, in conjunction with the UK wide BFI SciFi season. Details below, visit Emma G. Nov 13, 2014 10:35 AM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] new member: James Purchon - Hi Debbi We look forward to seeing you at the Earth and Stars soon-- there is always at least one of us there any Monday evening between 8 & 9pm.  I know how hard it can be to stir yourself, especially for that first visit. I can only assure you Paul B. Nov 13, 2014 10:01 AM
[BrightonSFdiscussion] new member: James Purchon - Hi Paul.....and everyone else!  I have to put my hands up and say I joined this group probably a year ago....I have a passion for science fiction and science fantasy and loved the idea of chatting to like minded people.  I have just always been away for Debbi W. Nov 12, 2014 10:05 PM
That's all for today... - ...I'm going to get something to eat Paul (empty convenor) Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 8:02 PM
David Lindsay - A Voyage to Arcturus - Rodger has suggested we read  David Lindsay's A Voyage to Arcturus . I can't make up my mind whether or not he is just being perverse. He says it is the weirdest book he has ever read. I'm not sure that is a reco Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 8:00 PM
Reading list as of October 2014 - NOTE: As three of our meetings would fall on Bank Holidays next year I have rescheduled them for a week later. Please remember that this list is not set in stone. I will be pleased to change any listing if that is what you members want. Just te Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 7:52 PM
Reading list as of October 2014 - NOTE: As three of our meetings would fall on Bank Holidays next year I have rescheduled them for a week later. Please remember that this list is not set in stone. I will be pleased to change any listing if that is what you members want. Just te Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 7:51 PM
new member: Tom - Please welcome new member Tom. Tom likes  "the staples: Dick, Asimov, Wells, Bradbury, Heinlein etc" and would like to discuss "s ome Richard Morgan (Black Man maybe)" Well, Tom, you're in good company. We Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 7:12 PM
new member: James Purchon - Please welcome new member James Purchon. James isn't interested in SF. He just wants to study us. Have a look at his questionnaire on the message board -- http://www.meetup.com/SFbright­on/messages/boards/thread/4811­1272 Paul Bra Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 7:05 PM
new member: Judy Clayton - Please welcome new member Judy Clayton. Judy says science fiction is her favourite reading matter and has been since she was 12 years old. She doesn't like science fantasy. Unfortunately, she isn't any more specific. Come on, Judy, let' Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 7:01 PM
new member: Dominic Pentland - Please welcome Dominic Pentland to our merry band. Dominic says he is a Philip K Dick fan and would like to discuss Ubik. Sorry, Dominic, but we discussed Ubik last May. However, although it is unlikely we will schedule it again in the near fut Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 6:43 PM
new meber: Emma Green - please welcome Emma, who appears to be involved with the forthcoming Brighton Film Festival and wants to talk about it. http://www.meetup.com/SFb Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 6:19 PM
New members - I have been a bit puzzled by the number of people who join this group but never show up -- there are currently 64 members but i think I've only met about 20. I wonder if it's because they don't get much of a greeting. They fill in a little question Paul B. Nov 12, 2014 6:12 PM
next month's book for certain - T Paul B. Oct 18, 2014 6:32 AM
Reading list as of September 2014 - NOTE: As three of our meetings would fall on Bank Holidays next year I have rescheduled them for a week later. Nov 3 - Philip K Dick - Collected Stories vol 5 Dec 1 - Greg Egan - Clockwork Rocket Jan 5 - Pratchett/Gaima Paul B. Oct 18, 2014 6:30 AM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] BBC puffs 'new' kind of SF - Okay, I'll add if for next year provisionally. At the moment it is as impossible to buy as The Dispossessed for kindle. We could, meantime, discuss the Geoff Ryman-edited precursor if a Paul B. Sep 6, 2014 2:24 PM
RE: [BrightonSFdiscussion] BBC puffs 'new' kind of SF - russell Sep 5, 2014 7:46 AM
BBC puffs 'new' kind of SF - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/maga­zine-28974943 If anyone would like to discuss this book, let me know and I'll add it to the list. Alternatively, we could discus Paul B. Sep 4, 2014 6:05 PM
a year's reading list as of august 2014 - Paul B. Aug 14, 2014 8:16 PM
List of books for discussion (both list and books...) - ​It has been pointed out that ​the meetup site doesn't make it easy to see what forthcoming events there are. You can Paul B. Aug 14, 2014 8:16 PM
Re: [BrightonSFdiscussion] Test - This seems to be working Sent from my iPod at Worldcon Michael B. Aug 14, 2014 5:17 PM
SF meetup mailing list - After a year of doing this, I just noticed that one or two members have posted what could broadly be termed discussion topics under the individual meetups but they have been largely unresponded to. Also, various people have asked for a simple l Paul B. Aug 14, 2014 1:05 AM

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