Space Station! Space Station! Space Station!

Whilst we’re flush with spaceships, I don’t think I’ve ever blogged a space station. So I’m really pleased Damien Labrousse not only built an awesome one, he built a Classic Space one too! This little beauty is actually loads bigger than it looks (those are 4×4 black and yellow round bricks, not 2×2 round plates) and the […]

Bucking the Trend

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century has not aged well. Made in the late 70s / early 80s when the entire world was trying to emulate the success of STAR WARS, it perhaps best serves now as an example of how difficult it is to reproduce that film’s magic formula. If one element stands out […]


You wait ages for a troop carrying rebel Starfighter and then two come along at once. Unlike SPARKART!’s midi-scale offering, Joshua Brookes‘ is built at minifig scale, a bit larger and more accurate than the official LEGO set. It’s basically Fully Awesome, and the only nitpick I have is the square opening of the engine […]

Nothing Compares to U

Like every other warm blooded nerd on the planet I have now seen ROGUE ONE and certified it to be made of 100% pure Star Wars. I thought the movie was thoroughly entertaining and a wonderful set up to the action of the original 1977 movie. I am also slightly in love with the film’s curvaceous […]