was set up by two former managers of the Hercules website
who resigned in 2001 to concentrate on what they considered
a new, dynamic way to serve fellow fans better and to also
encourage them to express their fandom.
founded eltonjohnworld.com with Fran in
He was Hercules UK manager and commercial affairs manager
between 1993 and 2001, based in London, UK. George masterminded
many of the products which made Hercules a brand name, and
which helped accelerate the introduction of the excellent
eltonjohn.com website. He also organised the Fan Conventions
since 1994 which were a draw for fans - and special guests
has been a professional journalist since 1990, and worked
in public relations.
George has since 2004 worked in Polish radio in London. In
2006 George launched his own Anglo-Polish radio station Radio
ORLA for the UK, Ireland and Poland, which you can hear at
Fran Gilles is also webmaster to Radio
is the web administrator and the technical brains behind the
sophisticated EJW.com website.
She was the Hercules worldwide French-speakers' manager, from
1999 to 2001, based in Spa, Belgium. Francoise translated
the Hercules website and the fanzine since 2000, she promoted
the website in Belgium.
the site's U.S. editor and Herman's Habits columnist, she
is an art agent and freelance writer. Her work has appeared
in publications like Artspeak and Cosmopolitan. She also has
a blog affiliated with EJW, www.eltonjohnworldnews.blogspot.com.