He is a major British fan historian, publishing Then, a fanzine and website devoted to fan history; a much expanded book edition appeared in 2016. He was brought to Fanhistoricon 6 (held in conjunction with Boskone 32) in 1997 by a special Fanhistoricon Fan Fund.
He was TAFF winner in 1984, FGoH (along with Avedon Carol) at Contrivance, 1989 Eastercon. He was a contributor of fannish entries for the 1993 edition of Clute & Nicholls The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
His fanzines include: Chuch, Crank, Epsilon, Eta, The Fanhattonite, Pulp, Skwelsh, and TAFFeta. One-offs include Licks, Starfan, The Story So Far, Outtakes, On the TAFF Trail, and The Martin Chronicles.
His apazines include: Two Otherwise Blank Pages for APA SF&F, Fish Helmet for Frank's APA, Born in the UK for APA of the Damned, gdo for Men's APA, Licks for FAPA, Mojo Bag for Secret Garden, and Retro for FHAPA.
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