LEGO Harry Potter CMF series 2 spotted in the wild

While not officially revealed by LEGO yet (but with an expected release date of 1 September it can't be far away), Promobricks has found LEGO Harry Potter Collectible Minifigures (CMF) Series 2 for sale at a couple of Carrefour supermarkets. So we now know all 16 figures we are to get and it looks like a very strong series. Here is what we get and a bit of backstory to some of the figures...

REVIEW: Forbidden Forest – Umbridge’s encounter

In 2018 we got the Aragog’s Lair scene from the Forbidden Forest followed in 2019 by Expecto Patronum, which was also set in the forest. Now the calendar says 2020 and we are fortunately enough to get yet another Forbidden Forest set. This one brings us for the first time in LEGO both centaurs and Hagrid's half-brother Grawp, as well as a return of Professor Umbridge, who otherwise has been hard to get as minifigure. So many positives - but does the set as a whole stack up well?

REVIEW: Room of Requirement

The clock has ticked over to 1 June in this part of the world, which means in many countries the much anticipated new 2020 Harry Potter LEGO sets are now available (North America unfortunately has to wait another couple of months). I was lucky to find a few sets on a shelf early, so here is my first review of the 2020 sets. I've chosen Room of Requirement, which is the smallest of the new sets. Is it a must have set? Read on for the review...

REVIEW: Hermione Granger Brickheadz

Following from my recent review of Harry Potter and Hedwig, this post reviews another Brickheadz figure from the Harry Potter universe: Hermione Granger. Together with Harry and Ron, Hermione makes up the "trio" and it is hard to imagine a display series of Harry Potter figures not including all three of them. But is it a fair representation of Hermione? Read on for my review...

Wingardium Leviosa – Tensegrity in action…

One of the most remembered sentences from the movies must be Hermione's "It is Levi-O-sa, not Levio-sar" in Flitwicks Charms class. Ron didn't appreciate it, but at least he didn't blow up the feather like Seamus Finnigan. With the recent trend of building floating LEGO structures based on the Tensegrity concept, let's have a quick look at the levitation spell and some Harry Potter related Tensegrity stuctures.

REVIEW: Quidditch Match

Quidditch plays an important role throughout the Harry Potter series, so it is not surprising to see that in the 2018 line of sets. Being a couple of years old, and with the 2020 Harry Potter sets expected to hit the shelves mid year, it will soon be in line for retirement. So is it worth chasing up the set? Here's my review of the set...