Motorising the Hogwarts Express – Choo choo, and off we go…

The 2018 Hogwarts Express train (set 75955) was a step change up in quality over the previous iterations. And for those who collects sets to display static on shelves, it is pretty much perfect, but for those building larger displays, who want to have the train running around on a train track, you will need to source some train tracks and in particular, add a motor to the set. This post discusses how this can be done...

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 – Advent calendar 2 December

Yesterday was a good day when it comes to the Harry Potter LEGO advent calendar. We got a minifigure that had a nice connection to Christmas - Harry wearing the sweater he got from Molly Weasley. This will be hard to beat. In yesterday's review, I left Harry standing in the snow. What will happen today? Will he get company, something to eat, a fire to get warm by, or something else? Read on for the review of the 2 December model.