Celebrating Five Years of The Kessel Runway

Today marks the fifth anniversary of my blog The Kessel Runway. As we often do at the start of a new year, anniversaries inspire a moment of reflection on the past, and looking forward to the future. A new resolution, renewed enthusiasm, and the bringer of change. As life would…

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Star Wars Shopping at Armageddon Expo

This past weekend the Armageddon Expo convention was held in my hometown of Auckland – it is our largest geek convention here in New Zealand, held annually. I attended as part of the media, and was delighted by the array of Star Wars guests, fashion, and collectibles available this year. Here’s what…

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The Rise Of Skywalker Trailer Reaction

The final trailer for The Rise Of Skywalker is here! I’m one of those people that’s sitting ready waiting for the trailer 30 minutes early, just in case. Not knowing exactly when it would drop online made me anxious – we don’t get ‘Monday Night Football here in NZ, so…

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The Rise Of Skywalker Clips from D23 Expo

*Spoilers* If you haven’t – or don’t want to – see the new Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker sizzle reel from D23 Expo, don’t continue reading! The sizzle reel celebrated The Rise Of Skywalker as the epic conclusion to a long saga of stories, with a montage of footage…

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Happy Mother’s Day 2019

Today is Mother’s Day here in NZ – and of course I will be spending the day with my amazing husband and daughter, sharing a day of Star Wars fun together. I am so blessed to have a daughter that shares my love of Star Wars and fashion – we’ve…

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It’s My Birthday Today!

In the midst of getting ready for Celebration Chicago, I took today off to celebrate my birthday with family. Of course, my husband spoiled me with some fabulous Star Wars fashion he knew I had my eye on – the Princess Leia bag and wallet by Heroes & Villains, and…

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Happy New Year 2019 from TKR!

It is January 1st 2019 here in New Zealand – Happy New Year! I like to spend New Years Day reflecting on the past year, and looking at goals for the year ahead. While I didn’t get the opportunity to achieve all my personal goals for 2018, I made some…

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Happy Holidays from TKR for 2018!

Happy Holidays! It is Christmas Day here in New Zealand, so I will be spending the day with family – I hope you all have a wonderful time this holiday season. Christmas time is in the middle of our summer here in New Zealand, so while I can’t wear a…

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Happy Thanksgiving from The Kessel Runway

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope all of you in the United States have a wonderful day, filled with family and friends. Of course, living in New Zealand we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here, but I do like to spend the day reflecting on things I am thankful for. I am thankful for…

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Armageddon Expo – Shopping for Princess Leia

This past weekend the Armageddon Expo convention was held in my hometown of Auckland – it is our largest geek convention here in New Zealand, held annually. I attended as part of the media, and was delighted by the array of Star Wars fashion and collectibles available this year. I’ll…

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