Thursday, November 5, 2015
43 days to go: The day I met Darth Vader
Back in the early 80’s I remember a new toy store opening in my hometown, called Kerrisons. I read about it in the local newspaper, but the thing that caught my attention was that Darth Vader would be at the opening! I remember being so excited when meeting him. I asked the shopkeeper if I could have the large cardboard standee of Darth Vader that was used to promote the event. He said yes! I had to wait some weeks before I could go and collect it but when I eventually got it, it became the center piece of my Star Wars display in my childhood bedroom.