The Newbury Files: Uncovering The Hidden Side
Aug06

The Newbury Files: Uncovering The Hidden Side

Don’t let the quiet town of Newbury fool you, it may be a picturesque little town on the surface. But there’s a darker side to Newbury, which has remained hidden until now. Local scientist J.B. Watt has been dabbling with unlocking the hidden side of Newbury and tasks local teens, Parker and Jack, with helping to discover exactly what is going down in Newbury. Using the latest technology, these ghost getting guys are complied a...

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Top 10 LEGO Tree Sets
Jul25

Top 10 LEGO Tree Sets

A couple of years ago, I noticed an odd pattern with some of the LEGO® sets I were buying. A large number of them were tree-based. So with the reveal of the LEGO Ideas TreehouseLEGO Ideas Treehouse I thought it was the ideal time for another LEGO Top 10. Trees have made a surprisingly large amount of appearances in LEGO sets over the last few years, I’m not talking about the classic tree element, but actual buildable trees. They...

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Click & Snap: Stranger Things Will The Wise
Jul18

Click & Snap: Stranger Things Will The Wise

The third season of Stranger Things has been available on Netflix for a couple of weeks now. It’s an incredible programme and if you haven’t watched it already, I highly recommend it. During the new series, Will Byers tries to get the gang to play a Dungeon & Dragons campaign. So he’s dons his outfit to become Dungeon Master Will the Wise. Inspired by this moment I decided to recreate Will the Wise using the new...

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The Building Bricks From Earth To The Moon
Jul16

The Building Bricks From Earth To The Moon

As the world marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a little look at some of the LEGO® sets which have been inspired by the work of NASA. Beyond sets which have been directly inspired by real life space missions, that monumental moment in 1969 changed popular culture forever. It inspired everything from the Jetsons, to the Clangers and more obviously Star Wars. It...

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BricksChatz – Bricks McGee
Jun16

BricksChatz – Bricks McGee

Last year I partook in an AFOL interview for Bricks McGee aka Richard Carter, who has returned the favour by being the subject of the latest BricksChatz interview. Richard has in hands in many different LEGO® related projects from commission builds to community get togethers, not to mention are passion for LEGO trains. All of which he speaks about below. Q1. What is your earliest memory of LEGO? Getting 6396 LEGO Town Airport. I...

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Click & Snap: That Is One Big Pile Of Bricks
Jun06

Click & Snap: That Is One Big Pile Of Bricks

One of my favourite films is Jurassic Park, I fondly remember going to see in the cinema multiple times way back in 1993. I would of been just 10 years old and I remember being a mixture of scared but amazed at seeing dinosaurs being brought to life. So I was delighted when it was revealed we would be getting a LEGO® Jurassic World theme. Although based on the new trilogy, we have been treated to a set based on the Raptor kitchen...

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From Set To Screen – LEGO Avengers Endgame
May06

From Set To Screen – LEGO Avengers Endgame

With Avengers Endgame being in cinemas for over a week now, and it’s global box office smashing through the $2 billion mark; it’s time to see how well the LEGO® sets compared to the on screen action. Be warned this will be a somewhat spoilery look at the various LEGO Avengers set released a few weeks ago and the plot points in Marvel Studios Avengers Endgame. So if you haven’t seen the movie yet turn back, before...

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