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Dominic

Journalist, author and Star Wars fan.

These are your first steps

There’s a lot to look forward to when your baby starts walking but, I confess, one of the things I’ve most been looking forward to is being able to quote Obi Wan from Rey’s vision in The Force Awakens. So, without further ado, I can finally say: “These […]

Where were you in ’99?

Documentaries, interviews and opinion pieces capturing a slice of Star Wars fandom tend to have one thing in common – showcasing that first crop of fans from 1977. This, we’re led to believe, is the golden generation, fandom’s year zero, and with it comes a kind of superiority, […]

On baby-proofing the home

Being a parent is a learning curve, a slow study in how to look after a vulnerable little person. As they begin to crawl, climb and stand, the home becomes its own obstacle course with accidents lurking at every turn. It’s like living in a trash compactor with […]