Star Wars Is Joy – A Philosophy

Here at The Kessel Runway, I believe in and follow the philosophy that Star Wars is Joy. My content is all about celebrating the fun, positive, and joyful aspects of all the Star Wars movies and Star Wars hobbies. I believe that everyone should be free to participate in or…

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Obi-Wan & Anakin – Twenty Years Later

The first two episodes of the Disney + series Obi-Wan Kenobi aired today, and I’ve been reflecting on the early prequel era of my Star Wars fandom. It makes me so happy to see Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen back together again, they have always been a huge part of…

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SWCC Collecting Star Wars Fashion Panel

Collecting Star Wars Fashion – my Star Wars Celebration Chicago panel. In the lead up to Celebration 2022 this weekend, I’m taking a look back at some of my favourite Star Wars Celebration memories – which of course includes the honor of being able to present two panels, one in 2017…

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Happy 20th Anniversary Episode II

Happy Anniversary Attack Of The Clones! This film is so special to me, and to my family – my love of this film is how I met my husband, and it’s been a part of our life story together ever since. So, to celebrate the 20th anniversary, I have something…

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May The 4th Be With You! Star Wars Day 2022

Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you. Being a Star Wars family, we celebrate Star Wars everyday – but of course May 4th is always very special to us. Star Wars games, Star Wars apparel, Star Wars comics, Star Wars snacks, and we even had some Star…

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Happy New Year 2022 from TKR!

It is January 1st 2022 here in New Zealand – Happy New Year! My family has an annual tradition of staying up to midnight on New Years Eve, celebrating the year that’s been with an evening of festive food and favourite movies. After a nice long sleep in this morning,…

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Remembering Carrie Fisher – Five Years On

I can’t believe it’s been five years since Carrie Fisher left this galaxy. I still remember the exact moment I found out she had died on 27th December 2016. There were no words, and to this day I still cry when I think about the fact that she is no…

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Happy Holidays from TKR for 2021!

Happy Holidays! It is Christmas Day here in New Zealand, so I am spending the day at home with family – it has been a wonderful summer day, perfect for taking a bit of time to relax and celebrate. I hope you all have a wonderful time this holiday season.…

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The Kessel Runway – Vlogmas 2021

Happy Holidays! As I have been enjoying filming unboxings and mail call videos recently, I thought I’d try something new this holiday season – vlogmas! I know vlogmas is traditionally vlogging every day from December 1st to 24th, as a lead-up to Christmas – but my December has been a…

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Hello there! Great To See You Again!

Hello there! Great to see you again. So, where was I? This blog started as a passion project, and for a while there, I lost my passion. Burnout, though I didn’t want to admit it. The past two years haven’t been fun for anyone, so I’m totally on board with…

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