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Older Articles

Older Articles

Here are older articles, that you won’t find direct from the home page of our site. 2018 Calendar The Evolution of Lego Sorting Crazy Golf Review – set 21309, the Saturn V Rocket The...

Lego from Stuttgart

Lego from Stuttgart

On my travels I saw an exhibition of Lego in the German city of Stuttgart, put on by the German LUG ‘Schwabenstein 2×4’.  The builder was Andreas Reikowski, and you can find  more of his...

2019 Calendar

Here are the shows we know about so far – we will add more as we hear about them, so if you are organising a show and it’s not listed, please get in touch...

Cheese Slope Mosaics – a tutorial

Back in 2012 Katie Walker published this article on making lego mosaics with cheese slopes, and we thought it was such a good reference piece that we are republishing it here with Katie’s permission....

2018 Calendar

It seems as if it’s possible to spend every weekend at a lego show.  That’s a good thing, right? Here is a list of the 2018 shows we know about.  Contact us if you’d...

The Evolution of Lego Sorting

Back in 2001, Remy Evard wrote a short note on the different ways people sort their lego as their collection grows. Seventeen years and over 88,000 views later, his note has become legendary. We...

The secret language of Lego

Every hobby has its own ‘in words’ and LEGO is no different – in fact I think we have more specialised terms, or jargon, than most. Have you ever wanted to know what SNOT...

An introduction to Northern Brickworks

This is an introduction to being an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO) and also about Northern Brickworks, which is a recognised LEGO User Group (LUG). Many of us are introduced to LEGO as a...