When the original Jurassic park film was released, a little over 25 years ago, it was one of the most impressive films I had ever seen, for the sheer scale of spectacle. Dinosaurs have always been impressive creatures, whatever your age, but the LEGO dinosaurs seen in the sets of recent years, while fun, have lacked a certain spectacle of scale. More a case of click in the legs, head and tail:”Rrrrrooooooaaarrrr, curse your inevitable betrayal.”Continue reading
Sometimes life just gets in the way. Over the last year, I think I can count the number of times I have headed out to take photographs on one hand. I could make any number of excuses, but in real life I just hadn’t felt like it. Work has been busy. Writing and reviewing has been taken a little more energy than I expected. And I just haven’t felt in the mood.Continue reading
This year, we celebrate 50 years since Apollo 11 took Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin to the surface of the moon. Given the popularity of space themed sets, it is hardly a surprise that there have been a LEGO set released for the occasion.
LEGO have today announced the arrival of a new Creator Expert set, a take on the Lunar Lander. It will become generally available on June 1.Continue reading
In which I pick up a set that hasn’t quite been released from LEGOLAND Germany, admire a Patronus and see a new way to build a tree. And Sirius Black returns after 15 years!Continue reading
I’m off travelling for a few weeks: After attending the Fan Media Days in Billund, I am heading to a conference via Hamburg and LEGOLAND Germany, before attending the Fan Weekend at Paredes de Coura, in Portugal.
The Fan Media Days are over now, and I will write up more from then soon, but I a feeling a little far from home.
One of the surprising things at LEGOLAND Billund, is that often new release sets hit the shelves a few days early, and it was here that I found some of the new minifigure packs for the second half of the year, which is almost upon us. They don’t take up too much space in my luggage… so I picked a few up.
Today, I’d like to look at set 40343 – Minifigure Pack. Stop now if you don’t want any spoilers from Avengers Endgame.Continue reading
BrisBricks returns to Brisbane’s northside – Tickets now on sale
The team at BrisBricks are busy building towards their first LEGO® Fan Expo for the year on May 25-26. Now in its seventh year and growing, the annual expo BrisBricks organises on Brisbane’s north has moved to a bigger and newer venue at Morayfield Sport & Events Centre.
BrisBricks LEGO Fan Expos have welcomed thousands of patrons over the years to be amazed and excited by the visually stunning exhibits and this year is looking even better. Our energetic team of clever builders and volunteers freely donate their time, displaying their own creations and personal collections that will take children and adults on a magical journey through the ages of LEGO.Continue reading