When the Rise of Voldemort set was released on 1st August, I was able to get a copy and publish a review. The same day LEGO released their augmented reality series of set called Hidden Side. One of these sets is a graveyard, so I immediately thought this might go well with the Harry Potter set, which is rather small by itself. Let's see how it looks...
Wave 2 of the 2019 LEGO Harry Potter sets should be available in shops from today, 1 August (in most parts of the world). Here I will take a look at the smaller of the two, which covers the graveyard where Harry and Cedric ended up after unknowingly touching a portkey at the end of the third and final challenge of the Tri-wizard Tournament. Does it capture the scene well? Read on for my full review...
Today, 22 years ago we had the Battle of the Seven Potters. It is also known as the Battle Over Little Whinging as it happened on the evening of 27 July 1997 when members of the Order of the Phoenix led by Mad-Eye Moody where to take Harry Potter to safety and was engaged in an aerial battle over Southern England with a group of Death Eaters led by Lord Voldemort. Read on for the full story!
Finally back again posting after a crazy busy period. And finally, I've finished a LEGO creation I started on more than four years ago - modular building scaled version of the Leaky Cauldron. Read on to see the photos of the completed model.
Once I bought a bulk lot of Harry Potter LEGO only to realise that one of the month was in pretty bad shape. Whether forgot in the oven or accidentally misplaced in the fireplace, I don't know, but he looked rather burned. I was about to throw him in the bin when I remembered Dumbledore … Continue reading Marvolo’s ring
Back when the Bricktober Harry Potter pack got revealed a few months ago, I wrote a brief summary of the included figures. Now, at the end of October, I finally got my hands on a physical copy, and I'm really impressed by the quality of the figures. Below a closer look at the individual figures, … Continue reading Bricktober Harry Potter pack review
Sometimes you're in luck! That happened to me last month. Work brought me half-way around the world to stay only 30 minutes from The LEGO Group's headquarters in Billund, Denmark. Long story short, only a few weeks ago I found myself having coffee with Justin Ramsden at the LEGO House. It was not an interview, … Continue reading Hogwarts meets Blockwarts – Having coffee with Hogwarts model designer Justin Ramsden
A few weeks ago we showed the addition of Professor Umbridge's office to our Harry Potter display. Here follows another recent addition. The Room of Requirement is a truly magical room on Hogwarts that appears when someone is in very great need of it, and contains what that individual needs at that time. As such … Continue reading Room of Requirement
31 October, the night of Halloween, is a special day in the Harry Potter Universe. Generally, it is around that time the books main plots start to unfold, as discussed in this blog post. Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other parts of … Continue reading Halloween at Hogwarts
A few months ago, the awesome wizard card creation by Daan de Ruijter was widely shared on the internet. As I blogged about here, he kindly provided instructions for his creation. I have finally had time to make my own. I didn't quite have all the bricks needed, so I made a few alterations on … Continue reading Chocolate Frog meets Wizard Card