It Pays to Shop Local

Not available in Argos. And not available in Smyths Toys either. Or Amazon, S@H, Debenhams or Tesco. But is available in my local toy store – Byrnes Books & Toys Not one but TWO great deals on Collectable Minifigures!  3 for €10 and a Loyalty Card where you get a 6th Minifigure FREE when you […]

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If you check out one more LEGO blog this month

True North Bricks Lego Blog Logo

Make it True North Bricks For the month of April, True North Bricks is taking part in the April A-Z Blogging Challenge, and recreating some iconic examples of pop culture in LEGO. This year, my theme is LEGO-fied. I will be taking pop-culture art (movie posters, album covers and such) that have meant something to me […]

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40th Anniversary of the Minifigure Promo Gift

Now available on the Irish Shop@Home site, LEGO Minifigure Factory is free with all orders over €55. Which lets face it, if you’re anything like me, you’re going to pay that anyway to get free shipping! This looks like a great little freebie. 86 pieces including 5 microfigures depicting some all time favourite LEGO themes, […]

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I Bought It So You Don’t Have To

#5004934 – Seasonal Christmas Ornament, or as it was advertised on, 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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MOC – La Creperie

Lego pancake stand

Out of all of Series 17 collectable minifigures, French Guy (and his insanely cute French bulldog), was the one minifigure I had to get, so much so that I didn’t want to risk missing out and went ahead and Bricklinked him. And now that I had him I had to find him something to do – […]

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New 80’s Icons Lego Dimensions Packs!

News just out that Lego are treating us to two Dimension packs featuring  80’s icons. First up – Knightrider!!!!! Who Lego introduced in this video featuring another figure from my childhood – Sonic the Hedgehog And how about this for another classic 80’s character – Sloth from the Goonies!! How fab is the Skeleton Organ?! […]

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