I Bought It So You Don’t Have To

#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 […]

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FREE Lego Gift at Tesco!

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 […]

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Anatomini by Stephan Niks

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 […]

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7 Year Old Lands Work Experience Gig at Legoland!

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 […]

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Lego to cut 8% of workforce

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 […]

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David Beckham Builds Lego

David Beckham with Lego Disney Castle

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 […]

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