Bricks + World

Krayt Dragon Skeleton!

    “A Krayt dragon skeleton! You know what that means, right?”     “Er….” “It means that we must be near the droids we’re looking for! That’s what it means…”          Here is my first attempt to insert speech bubbles in...

Je suis Charlie

    I assume that by now, you all know what “Je suis Charlie” refers too. As a reminder, I’m a Frenchman and while I wasn’t a regular reader of Charlie Hebdo, it has been with me since as long as I can remember and...

Ryuichi Matsunawa in Nishihongan-ji, Kyoto

  A new character is joining the blog, Ryuichi Matsunawa, and as you may already have guessed, he’s a samurai. He travels around Japan, and shares some of his travels here with you:     Here he is, in Nishihongan-ji, one of the many temples...

Lego Fukubukuro

  So, there’s this New Year’s tradition here in Japan called Fukubukuro. They basically are some big surprise bags that you buy on the first few days of the year and that contain in value about twice what you paid for, basically a 50% sale....

What really happened to the Two Blue Wizards in Middle-Earth?

  After years of research, I’ve finally found what really happened to the two blue wizards in Middle-earth! If you’re not a Tolkien nerd, simply know that five “semi-gods” were sent by the “gods” to Middle-earth to help the free people to fight Sauron. They were...

Self-Minifigures – Version 2.0

  I recently discovered bricklink.com and I instantly spent more money than I was intending too (this site is addictive). But I also gained a bunch of minifigures I’ve wanted for a while (and realized how much money I had wasted on ebay, the price...