May the Fourth be with youPosted: May 4, 2014 Filed under: Thought For the Day | Tags: 70s childhood, feminist space heroes, hair donuts, Luke Skywalker, May 4, May the 4th be with you, May the fourth be with you, Princess Leia, single mother dreaming, single mothers must use the force, Star Wars - Help me Obi Wan Kenobi you're my only hope, Star Wars silliness Leave a comment
Long, long ago in a far, far away galaxy called my delinquent childhood, I wanted to be an outer space princess. My best friend’s dad took us to see the Star Wars fillum when it was first released at the beautiful State Theatre in Sydney. Most 70s movies were a complete cockfest but this movie had our feminist heroine Princess Leia fighting the blokes while rocking a Grecian gown and sporting hair donuts that all of us gals copied immediately for school the following week. Now when I am exhausted and my children are screaming at each other I mutter, ‘Help me Obi Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.” May the force be with you…..