I love seeing time-lapse videos, whatever the subject, but a time-lapse of Edward I’s huge and formidable fortress at Caernarfon, rising as you watch until it’s there in front of you within a few minutes, complete, is something else. The whole thing is made of Lego. Which is not cheap, as the parents of… Continue reading Caernarfon Castle built in minutes….in Lego!
Only 500 years or so too late, Karma finally takes its toll of England’s Nero… Strangely, I found this amusing image on the very day I found out my oldest known relative was (according to Wikitree) related to old Henry ‘in the 29th degree’ via Henry’s sister Margaret “Tudor”. I admit I was inconsolable… Continue reading HENRY VIII LOSES HIS HEAD
Following the success of the Easter Lego event in 2018, when the most famous portrait of King Richard III, the National Portrait Gallery one, was recreated using Lego bricks, Fairy Bricks were back in Leicester this Easter to build another Richard III-themed mosaic at the Richard III Visitor Centre. This year members of the public… Continue reading Richard’s Boar in Lego
It was a great idea for the Easter Holiday, to let visitors to the Richard III Centre in Leicester help to create a portrait of Richard. Somehow it doesn’t seem possible that it eventually contained nearly 97,000 bricks, or that it might be destroyed. It deserves to be kept at the centre!
From Saturday to Easter Monday, the Richard III Visitor Centre will have a special interactive exhibition for children, including the chance to build the King from Lego bricks or to illustrate him in other ways.