The Galaxy has lost a Princess

Today, the galaxy has lost a princess – our beloved Carrie Fisher has passed away. Upon reading the news, I just froze, unable to process it, and then the tears came. She has had an immeasurable impact on my life, and I am very fortunate to have been able to meet…

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Happy Holidays from The Kessel Runway!

It is 25th December here in New Zealand – Christmas Day! I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season with family and friends, and get some great Star Wars fashion gifts! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! 🙂

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Rogue One is finally here!

Today’s the day, Rogue One is finally here! My husband and I have tickets to the invite-only press screening tonight here in New Zealand, which is very exciting! Then afterwards, we’ll be seeing it again at midnight with friends, of course 🙂 I’ll update this post soon with some non-spoiler…

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The Kessel Runway’s 2nd Anniversary!

Today is the 2nd anniversary of the launch of The Kessel Runway! It is 1st December here in NZ, and it was on this day back in 2014 I finally went live with the first version of this website. The idea had been forming for months, but in August 2014, I had…

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Armageddon Expo – Auckland 2016

Armageddon Expo was held in Auckland this past weekend – the biggest comic/sci-fi convention in New Zealand. My family and I are always heavily involved with the Star Wars costume clubs at the event, and it was great to see the increase in number of attendees wearing Star Wars costumes and…

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New Rogue One trailer!

The new Rogue One trailer has just been released! It came out just before 1am here in New Zealand, but of course I had to stay up to watch it as soon as it came out! I am so excited for this film, December can’t come soon enough. In the…

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My very first Star Wars t-shirts

There is one little black Star Wars t-shirt that hangs in the back of my wardrobe, no longer worn – my very first item of women’s Star Wars fashion, that I made myself. I didn’t know it at the time, but it was the start of my journey of collecting Star…

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My new TKR office space!

I’ve been a little busy this past week – building and painting my new at-home office space! Over the years, I have set up my laptop in random spots around the house to do my writing. With the growing amount of time I spend blogging each day, we decided it was time…

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We’ve changed our look!

Like the fashionable women of Star Wars, The Kessel Runway has a brand new look! When it was time to move this blog to a new web host, I took the opportunity to make some upgrades and style changes as well. New additions include an expanded ‘About Me’ page, category…

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We’re upgrading!

The Kessel Runway is getting an upgrade! We’re in the process of changing web hosts, as well as implementing some other exciting upgrades, so excuse any minor interruptions during this transition. We’ll make an announcement when it’s all complete, but for the next couple of days, please continue to use…

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