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Wash (Alan Tudyk) in Melbourne 13-14 Oct [Sep. 28th, 2007|06:32 pm]
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Alan Tudyk (Wash from Firefly) will be attending Armageddon Expo in Melbourne on 13-14 October 2007

http://www.armageddonexpo.com/

The local Browncoats are having a booth there, selling merchandise and an auction to raise funds for MND Victoria (Motor Neurone Disease). Items will include official and locally produced merchandise, such as books, t-shirts, bags etc. For the auction, we have a whole bunch of autographed items.

Also featuring at the event are:
Joe Flanagan - Stargate: Atlantis
Connor Trinneer - Star Trek Enterprise/Stargate Atlantis
Monique Brumby (singer)
Ray Park – Darth Maul (Star Wars) & the Toad (X-Men)
Chris Rankin – Percy Weasly in Harry Potter Films
Billy West – Futurama

It'll be a fun event, so please pass this onto your friends
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Returning to North America! [Sep. 4th, 2007|01:39 pm]
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Hi everyone!

My upcoming trip east to the west coast of the US and Canada is now in the proper planning stage.

Here's what I'm thinking so far:

Oct 31 or Nov 1: Fly to LAX
Nov 1-6: Los Angeles (including Starfury)
Nov 6-8: San Francisco & surrounds
Nov 8-9: Overnight train from Oakland to Portland
Nov 9-16: Portland, OR
Nov 16: Train from Portland to Seattle
Nov 16-21: Seattle, WA
Nov 21: Travel from Seattle to Vancouver - not sure how yet.
Nov 22-29: Vancouver, BC
Nov 29: Fly from Vancouver to San Diego
Nov 30-Dec 5: San Diego & Browncoat Cruise
Dec 6 or Dec 7: Fly back home to Melbourne

If anyone would like a visitor while I'm in town, please let me know! I'm also interested in connecting with folk to hang out with and explore.

Wooot! I'm coming back!!

Edited coz I'm told my compass is broken. Oops!
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Randomness... Torchwood & Doctor Who [Aug. 6th, 2007|10:33 pm]
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Wow.

I just finished watching all of Torchwood Season 1. Phew! That Captain Jack sure is a bundle of hotness!!

In a desperate need to finally understand all about his character, I discovered a fantastic bio at ... where else... wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Harkness

That explains so much.

I can't wait to finish Season 3 of Doctor Who!!

Now if only Channel 10 would not keep us waiting 45 freakin' minutes while they make Big Brother overrun! And now they're changing the timeslot to midnight on a freakin' Tuesday??? What, do you think you're the Aussie version of Fox, Network 10?? GRRRRRRRRRRR
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Guide to Save-Our-Show Campaigns [Jul. 18th, 2007|01:22 pm]
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I found this on another LJ Comm, and thought... hmm... interesting!

So here it is:

Emily Post's Guide to Save-Our-Show Campaigns*
*not actually affiliated with Emily Post

http://heywriterboy.blogspot.com/2007/07/emily-posts-guide-to-save-our-show.html

Offers an interesting perspective from someone who has been both a fan and a network insider.
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Charity Screening of Joss Whedon's Serenity [Jun. 18th, 2007|06:43 pm]
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Hello Aussie Browncoats!

I'd like to invite you all to come along for a special once-a-year chance to see Serenity on the BIG SCREEN!

The "Can't Stop The Serenity" charity screenings are on again, this year in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney on Saturday, 23 June.

Melbourne:
RMIT Kaleide Theatre, Swanston St, Melbourne
Doors open at 6.30pm
Tickets are just $15 at the door
http://cstsmelbourne.googlepages.com

Sydney:
George Street Cinemas
Doors open at 10.30am
Tickets are $12 online from Dramatix or $15 at the door
https://www.dramatix.com.au/csts_sydney

Adelaide:
Medical School, Adelaide Uni (Frome Road)
Doors open at 6:30pm
Tickets are just $15 at the door
http://community.livejournal.com/csts_adelaide

There will be an awesome selection of prizes at each event, including autographed items and Serenity merchandise. And costume contests!

Melbourne will be auctioning off an Australian Serenity poster signed by Joss Whedon, a signed photo of Jewel Staite and Sean Maher, and a Supernova poster signed by Ron Glass and other guests. They also have a whole host of cool door prizes including copy of "Finding Serenity" signed by Jane Espensen and Serenity merchandise.

Sydney will be holding an auction a whole host of goodies, including a rare Serenity CD wallet donated by Morena Baccarin, a Firefly Soundtrack CD signed and donated by Greg Edmonson, a signed photo of Summer Glau, and a few more that you'll have to be there to learn about! They will also giving away door prizes including Serenity merchandise.

Adelaide has 4 amazing raffle packs up for grabs, including copy of "Finding Serenity" signed by Jane Espensen and lots of other Serenity merchandise, and will be holding a silent auction for a Supernova poster signed by Ron Glass and other guests.

This is a charity event for Equality Now (www.equalitynow.org)

See you all there!!!!
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Firefly Promotional Crate - on eBay for Equality Now [Jun. 18th, 2007|09:57 am]
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How cool! I'd seen this on eBay once years ago, but not since.

This was posted on LJ fireflyfans by the organiser for the Austin, Texas CSTS screening:

We are hosting a number of eBay and Silent Auctions for items that were donated to the cause.

(In case you are not familiar with Can't Stop The Serenity, please visit our global website:
http://www.cantstoptheserenity.com/

A generous Browncoat donated one of the original Firefly Promotional Crates put together and sent to media, network execs and the like to raise awareness and "pimp" the (at the time) new show.


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Melbourne "Can't Stop The Serenity" Charity Screening - 23 June [Jun. 12th, 2007|10:25 pm]
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LJ Friends [Jun. 11th, 2007|11:15 pm]
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I've been doing some housecleaning of my LJ, and since this is going to be less of a travel blog and more of a "me and my possibly worldly woes" blog, I've had to do a little "un-friending".

Please don't take it personally if I unfriended you - it's probably because my brain's addled and I can't exactly remember the person that goes with the username.

So if I've unfriended you in error, please let me know!!
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BC Women's "Bears that Care" Charity Auction is almost over [Mar. 18th, 2007|12:44 pm]
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The last of the autographed bears signed for the BC Women's "Bears that Care" charity auction are up now!

Until Sunday, you can bid on bears autographed by the likes of Jewel Staite, Alan Tudyk, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Tahmoh Penikett, Kristin Kreuk, John Glover, Renee Zellweger and many more.

Next week is the final round of auctions, and will include bears signed by Tom Welling, Jewel Staite, Mark Wahlberg, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Jamie Bamber, Erica Durance and many more.

Please help by supporting the auctions and spreading the word.

BC Women's Bears That Care Charity Auction

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Charity Auction of Teddy Bears autographed by celebrities [Feb. 27th, 2007|12:43 pm]
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Hi everyone!

You might know that I worked with a charity while living in Vancouver. One of the projects I started was "Bears that Care for BC Women's".

With the support of the Vancouver film industry, we are proud to bring you Bears that Care for BC Women's - the cutest fundraiser in town!
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