As a child, I spent a year living in Japan. My father was contracting for a Japanese company and working long hours, so I had a lot of time to myself. Some of my oldest memories come from watching Japanese giant robot shows after school, so getting to explore toy stores full of mecha models and watch anime on tv (this was the early 80s, so it was still mostly unknown in the states), was inspiring.
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Last weekend I decided to have a little ‘me’ time and took off for a trip to the local Lego store. It had been a while since I’d updated the store’s entry on wallofbricks.com, and I am ever curious about what treasures the wall might hold for me.
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I’ve been playing with Lego since I was a kid, but I’ve only really been building seriously for about a year. I’m always on the lookout for new ways to educate myself on building techniques, so Jordan Schwartz’s book The Art of LEGO Design: Creative Ways to Build Amazing Models caught my eye when it was released last week. Being impatient, I bought a kindle copy and started reading it on my iPad.
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I’m in love with that fist!
- 75053 The Ghost – I’m not a huge Star Wars fan per se, but I love a cool ship and this one looks like a lot of fun.