I’m currently devouring my copy of ‘The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ * which arrived in the post last week. I had pre-ordered it to collect in store but well, lockdown happened. I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on this book for a while. I have all the previous Star … Continue reading The Art of Star Wars : The Rise of Skywalker – Roads not taken
Today I should have been flying back from adventures in Japan and South Korea. Obviously with the world beginning to lock down we cancelled our plans. Instead we managed a short break in Ireland - timing it remarkably well so that we left the morning they closed the pubs! In 2017 my now husband I … Continue reading Unexpected return
Or ... I went to London Film & Comic Con and found myself on Scarif Imperial base. The last weekend in July saw the mass annual pilgrimage of geeks to London Film & Comic Con at Olympia. With neither the stamina nor finances to manage the full three days we opted for just the Saturday … Continue reading A brief adventure in London – how to bag a Star Wars location without even trying.
…or five years ago, in Tunisia and a few hours flight away. One of my strongest childhood memories is standing on top of a ridge of sand, staring wistfully into the distances as I watch the twin suns slowly set on the horizon… Okay, I was posing on a sand dune on the beach at … Continue reading A long time ago in a galaxy, far, far away…