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,… View Post

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.… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

It’s Finally Done! Updated Studio Tour Vlog

Happy Star Wars Day! It’s May the 4th here in New Zealand, so of course our family is celebrating with everything Star Wars. In preparation for this fan favourite day – I finally finished reorganising my studio room! If you have watched my earlier vlog, it was pretty obvious the… View Post

What happens when I take a break from blogging…

Today I have a special behind the scenes vlog to share! I’ve been blogging about Star Wars fashion news for six years now, and collecting it for much longer, but I’ve been shy about sharing much behind the scenes – until now. As we all know, when you take a… View Post

Celebrating Six Years of The Kessel Runway

Today marks the sixth anniversary of my blog The Kessel Runway. This year has been awful for a lot of us, but for me, it was almost the killing blow after more than five years of stress and struggles. A few short months after I launched The Kessel Runway, my… View Post

Memories from Star Wars Celebration III

Today I’ve been reflecting on my very first Star Wars Celebration convention – Celebration III in 2005. I had just turned 22 days before, and it was only my second time travelling internationally (and the first time without my parents). It felt so daunting at the time, traveling all the… View Post

Staying Safe and Positive

There is never a good time for a global crisis like this, but it came during a time when I had taken a short step back from daily blogging. A break to spend time reflecting, to reassess my direction in blogging and my life in general. A time of self… View Post

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… View Post