First Contact Day

This was my first event of the year and all I can say is WOW! It was also my first time in a long while that I had volunteered to help out at a con. The last time I did so was back in the 90s at the Rising Star events. The weekend began with... Continue Reading →

Rising Star 8

Rising Star 8 would be the last convention I would attend in Southwest Virginia. Again there were plenty of return guests plus lots of new ones including Frank Gorshin (Batman, Star Trek), Julie Caitlin Brown (Babylon 5, Star Trek), Herbert Jefferson, Jr. (Battlestar Galactica), and Anne Lockhart (Battlestar Galactica). I'm missing lots of pictures from this... Continue Reading →

Rising Star 6

There were a few more guests than in previous years at Rising Star 6 in 1997. Rick Biggs had brought along a guest star from the current series of B5, Marjorie Monaghan who played the terrorist, Number One. She was lovely but look a bit scared most of the time. I got to cover the... Continue Reading →

Rising Star 3

1994 was a quiet year for Star Trek guests at Rising Star 3. In fact, there were none! However, I did get the chance to meet and socialise with Richard Biggs, who played Dr Stephen Franklin on Babylon 5, another favourite of mine. Rick was a great guy, and 'Aunt Shirley' the head of his... Continue Reading →

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