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A snowy street in Glasgow with white text that reads "Last Winter- Glasgow 2024."

This Winter

Dublin 2019 was my first Worldcon. In fact, it was my first con of any kind, and it kinda blew my mind. I tend to be a solitary person, but here were people like me: writers, nerds, artists, geeks, and fans by the thousand. The vibe, the buzz, the whole experience was just incredible. I […]

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“The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) stand next to a blue police box.”

Glasgow in Doctor Who

Happy Doctor Who 60th Anniversary from Glasgow 2024! Nicholas Whyte, an avid Whovian and member of the Glasgow 2024 convention committee, scoured hours and hours of Doctor Who (and spinoffs) footage and found many mentions of Glasgow throughout Time and Space. From Classic Who to New Who, Sarah Jane Adventures, and Torchwood even, we have

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A stuffed armadillo toy made of purple, green, blue, cream, and silver Landing Zone Glasgow tartan fabric is pictured facing forward.

How to Make a Tartan Armadillo—or Any Soft Toy—without a Pattern

My method for making things without patterns regularly flummoxes people, but I thought I’d have a go at writing it down. The SEC Armadillo building is our amazing Glasgow 2024 venue. Because of this, the armadillo is one of our mascots. So, obviously, we needed a tartan armadillo! The first step is to analyse the

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