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Blocks Magazine Issue #8

Ahoy me hearties! You'll have to wait another week if you normally buy your copy of Blocks magazine in the shops, but Issue 8 has just landed in the office and is already on its way to subscribers! Feel left out having to wait? You can join them at 

LEGO Creator Ferris Wheel #10247

Experience the wonderful LEGO® Creator Ferris Wheel!Build the iconic Ferris Wheel, featuring 12 colorful suspended gondolas with opening doors, ice cream stall, kiosk, 10 minifigures and more.Build the majestic Ferris Wheel, the star of the fairground! This delightful LEGO® Creator Expert model has an iconic elegance that evokes feelings of nostalgia, romance and adventure. The c

LEGO Investing in Asia, An Introduction

Introduction to Asia:In recent years, The LEGO Group has seen its sales of our favorite toy brick rise greatly, especially in Asia. Here, the local LEGO Scene is abuzz with activity, with annual sales seeing a 35% increase across Asia in 2013. With the recent opening of

Ho, Ho, Ho! LEGO Christmas Sets...Are they Naughty or Nice?

LEGO Seasonal sets have proven over the years to be solid performers in the LEGO secondary market.  From the "Winter Village" series to the Holiday polybags to the small promotional sets that LEGO gives away with purchases, Christmas themed sets perform very well.  Let's take a closer look at a few of the Christmas themed LEGO sets.On a personal note...My favorite time of the y

LEGO Mixels - Investment Winner or Small Bug

Seemingly out of nowhere, Mixels have taken hold.  These small polybags have become popular enough, that a smart investor needs to consider whether adding Mixels to their portfolio makes sense.What are Mixels?LEGO says, "Mixels features a world of colorful creatures who can mix and combine with each other, with hilarious and surprising results."  Mixels are a collabora

10246 Detective's Office Official Annoucement

LEGO has officially announced 10246 Detective’s Office and said that it could be released in January 2015.  Here are some details and pricing for the set.Ages 16+. 2,262 pieces. US $159.99 - CA $199.99 - DE 149.99€ - UK £132.99 - DK 1399.00 DKK *Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.Discover a world of mystery and adv

LEGO Review 10243 Parisian Restaurant

Preview of  10243-1 Parisian RestaurantDeciding to build the Parisian Restaurant was mainly due to the positive response it received in a Brickpicker forum topic. Many people chose the 10243-1 as their fa

LEGO Review 31026 Bike Shop and Cafe

Preview of 31026-1 Bike Shop & CafeIt is with mixed feelings that I start the review about this set.  The set is a fairly new set (May 2014) and it's a part of the Creator series. It would fit in perfectly with a City setup and there is a possibility to use the parts for a