Bricks + World

BFFs

      Introducing Charles Chicken, Pete Pig and Mike Rabbit, some of the bestest BFFs on earth.    

Building Lego Orthanc – Part 13 – the End!

  It took me a few months but here we are, the last post devoted to building the Orthanc Tower in Lego, the biggest set I have ever built (and it will keep that record for quite a while I believe, at least until I...

Seeing Double: the Dan Aykroyd Edition

  Back in June, I wrote a small post about actors having not one but several Lego minifigures made after characters they played. Dan Aykroyd has joined the club with Elwood Blues and Raymond Stantz:     Yes, I know, the Saxophone Player is from the Minifigures Series...

Looking for Droids

  I’m starting a series of stormtroopers looking for droids (a silly idea I’ve had since I started collecting minifigures, really). We’ll see what will come out of it :   “Mmm… Nah, definitely not the droids we’re looking for…”    

Ohenro-san at Yakuri-ji

  A year after Lego Ohenro-san started his Shikoku Pilgrimage with Yashima-ji, it was high time that he reaches his second temple. It is now a done thing, as he recently visited Yashima-ji’s neighbor: Yakuri-ji!         Sooner or later, Ohenro-san will visit the 88...

Building Lego Orthanc – Part 12

  We’re approaching the top:                       Where is Gandalf waking up?       Almost finished…        

Lego Simpsons Minifigures

  For every new series of Lego Minifigures, I usually get four or five of them on average, the ones I really like. There are a few “feel through” guides on the internet that help you find the one you want without relying too much...

Building Lego Orthanc – Part 11: Here comes Gandalf!

    Gandalf pays a visit to his old friend, Saruman.     He decides to go check out the sixth floor of Orthanc that is being built.     As you can see with the next two pictures, I’ve been experimenting with different ways to...