LEGO Scooby Doo Haunted Mansion review

The Mystery Machine in brick form, with Freddie at the helm. It's a little marvel!

I try - I really do - to find fault with LEGO sets, but sadly I only ever get to see the brilliant ones. I think it's fair to say that Scooby Doo's LEGO incarnation is as close to perfect as you can imagine. And all in time for Halloween! You only need to look at the detail and style of sets to … [Read more...]

Pac-ing light

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For the next stop on my trendy light-feature tour – which appears to be happening at the moment and features Light Stax and the Floating Light – I am looking at the officially licensed Pac-Man Ghost Lamp. As you might expect from a ghost-themed item, the lamp is super lightweight (get it? … [Read more...]

Jurassic World is taking over London!

They've got loose?! As if rush hour needed to get any more violent and shouty!

There's an awful lot of Jurassic World around and about at the moment. It's hard not to be caught up in the hype. For a start, there are these babies at London's Waterloo Station - I have no idea how long they're there for, but they're superb. These marketing stunts are easily the most successful … [Read more...]

The Mixels: Series 5 review

I like these long-tongued mixels. Great character!

I love the Mixels, as I've said before, so it's brilliant to see Series 5. All these fabulous creatures keep my daughter busy for hours, and they get a big thumbs up. Again, LEGO's really tried to make the most of the existing bricks and shapes available to them, and somehow manage to … [Read more...]