After the snow we had last week here in Ireland, it's hard to believe but Spring is nearly here. Outside primroses and daffodils are making an appearance and nature is starting to look a little bit more green. And just in time for Spring, LEGO are bringing us some nature of their own with 40187 … Continue reading Lego Flower Display
Wishing you all a happy and healthy 2018! May your 2018 be filled with lots brick-y goodness!
It's no secret that I have no interest in Star Wars, and that the extent of my knowledge of Star Wars Lego is that it uses Lego bricks. However, there is a set (exclusively available to buy from today in Ireland), which has caught my interest. 75200 Ahch-To Island Training depicts a scene from the … Continue reading 75200 Ahch-To Island Training
Ugh, this is disgusting. Late last week 2,000 copies of #40222 were stolen from Fairy Bricks van in Huddersfield in the U.K. For those who might not know, Fairy Bricks is a charity that donates Lego sets to children in hospital and hospices - which makes this truly sickening. One look at the way the … Continue reading 2,000 Lego Sets Stolen From Fairybricks
Lego has released details of their Black Friday and Cyber Monday Offerings. 20% off selected sets (listed below), and also what Lego describe as "exciting daily offers and mystery deals", oh and the gorgeous Nutcracker gift free with purchases over €65. 60161 Jungle Exploration Site 60141 Lego City Police Station 70615 Ninjago Movie Fire Mech … Continue reading Lego Black Friday Details
#5004934 - Seasonal Christmas Ornament, or as it was advertised on argos.ie, Lego Christmas Tree. And look doesn't it look lovely? But wait a minute... Looks can be deceiving, and of course I should have read the description: Build a LEGO star to place on top of the cardboard Christmas tree, then have fun … Continue reading I Bought It So You Don’t Have To
Right now, Tesco (Ireland) are running a promo where you'll get a free 30428 Green Ninja Mech Dragon Micro when you buy selected Ninjago sets (but the offer seems to apply to all Ninjago sets except for CMF's). The Polybag is available to buy for €4.99. I bought 70606 Spinjitzu Training for €9.99 and got … Continue reading FREE Lego Gift at Tesco!
Just imagine getting to do work experience at Legoland. 7 year old Stanley got to live that dream - and all by his own initiative! Stanley applied for a position for a Stand-In Model Maker that Legoland Windsor had advertised, and while they couldn't consider him for that position, they did offer him a day's … Continue reading 7 Year Old Lands Work Experience Gig at Legoland!
It's our hobby but for over 18,000 people Lego is their livelihood, so this is really not good to hear. For the first time in a decade revenues have fallen at Lego. According to today's Financial Times: Revenues fell by 5 per cent in the first half to DKr14.9bn ($2.4bn) while operating profit dropped 6 … Continue reading Lego to cut 8% of workforce
The world can be a scary place.But no matter what certain media outlets would have us believe it's not all bad. Not all people are 'out to get us', or 'steal from us', or 'kill us', and most people are in actual fact nice. And kind.Irish Suicide Prevention Charity Pieta House have launched a campaign called … Continue reading The Kindness of AFOL’s