REVIEW: Hedwig

One surprise when the 2020 LEGO Harry Potter sets were announced was Hedwig (set 75979). This is basically a display piece, where previous Harry Potter sets (with very few exemptions, like the Brickheadz figures) were all minifigure scale play sets. I was therefore interested to see how it would stack up to other sets in the 2020 release....

New figures coming with the 2021 classroom book sets

The four buildable books due to be released 1 January 2021 were revealed earlier today and have triggered a lot of interest. It is great to see something different. While my initial focus was on the books themselves (a post about those is coming up), I soon realised that the minifigures were worth a mention too, which is the focus in the following...

REVIEW: Monster Book of Monsters

Since its appearance at the Shanghai LEGOLAND Discovery Centre a few weeks back, the availability of the Monster Book of Monsters set has been surrounded with mystery. But then today, when I was our doing my first LEGO display since the start of the pandemic, the store next door had just put it on its shelves for retail sale. I quickly bought one and found a quiet corner to sit on the floor to build...