And so it came to pass that, just as DWAS was celebrating its fortieth anniversary, some allies over the pond were celebrating their thirtieth anniversary. The Guardians of Gallifrey, a long-running American fan group, wrote to DWAS asking for some words of congratulation from the longest-running fan group.
Naturally, I got the job of slapping some words together and sending them off. I think the end result was a bit lengthier than my contact was expecting, but he seemed pleased with the result. I don’t think he spotted that I more or less nicked the last bit from an episode of The Goon Show.