Dutch builder Stephan Niks goes under the skin of a minifigure with his Lego Ideas build - Anatomini. A supersized minifigure (43.2cm!) showing what could be underneath the ABS. It was great to virtually catch up with Stephan for a chat about Anatomini, and I started by asking him where on earth he came up … Continue reading Anatomini!
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
Yep. Especially for his daughter Harper. Jealous of a 6 year old, who moi? Well kind of but not really. Yes I'm jealous because Lego Disney Castle, but no because I would want to be the one building it!! But hey, who's to say that she didn't help out - I'm not going to berate … Continue reading David Beckham Builds Lego
Lego have just announced early access to buy Ninjago city for Lego VIP's!! Unfortunately my children do need to eat so I won't be able to avail, but I'm looking so forward to seeing pictures of this set popping up on Instagram!! If you're a VIP and have €299.99 handy, head over here and buy … Continue reading Lego Ninjago City – Available NOW!!
Blacktron, M:Tron, Futuron (with its Monorail...swoons)....Space Police....boy, the 80's and 90's certainly were the golden age of Space themed Lego. Since then the Lego Space eh space, seems to have been filled by the Star Wars franchise, however there's still a lot of love out there for Classic Space. Space Pod is a Lego Ideas project by … Continue reading Lego Ideas Space Pod Project
How beautiful is this campaign in both it's concept and the finished product? We utilize the visual of a kid building with Lego bricks in the shape of his or her dream career. The Lego bricks that are being built symbolize the kids’ development, which gradually grows bigger and closer to their dream future. - Ogilvy … Continue reading Build the Future – Lego Campaign
There's one thing that really annoys me when it comes to kids magazines (I have a 5 year old so this is a thing for me), the price you pay for what you get - anywhere up to €8 for just a few pages of puzzles, a one page cartoon strip and a cheap plastic/paper/cardboard … Continue reading Lego City Magazine – Issue 2
Winner, winner chicken dinner - or tofu if meat's not your thing!! It's time to announce the winner of my little competition to win a Lego City Police Polybag - Tuomas Kukkonen!! Thanks to everyone who entered!! Tuomas I'll be sending you an email to get delivery details!