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 […]

Autumn trees

Our first autumn

My mum always loved this time of year. Because she did, so do I. I have these memories of misty woodland walks through drifts of ruby and amber leaves, jumping into piles of them, kicking them up as if back to their branches, and picnics eaten ravenously in […]

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, […]