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Ultimate Hot Wheels

IWC Schaffhausen and Hot Wheels celebrated the return to Goodwood of the members meeting and unveiled this highly collectible and not-very-affordable “IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works” collector’s set. It is limited to just 50 pieces and we’re certain that those in the elite set wanting either watch or die-cast …

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LEGO have had quite the week for unleashes

Been busy those Danish brick makers they have. A Fender Stratocaster set (£90), a Caterpillar D11 in the Technic line-up (app controllable) (£280) and a Mario mystery box (£180) with four buildable scenes to place atop it from the game – Lovely stuff, now, where did I put my credit …

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Barca’s bowl in Bricks – Nou Camp gets the LEGO treatment

Launching today is the LEGO Camp Nou – FC Barcelona set (10284), build your display piece of the 99,354 capacity crowd pleaser in 5,509 pieces. The surrounding stands can be split into four sections allowing an expanded view and to enjoy the superb detail in this set. Additional features include …

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Take your Hamsters to work day

These new Happy Hamsters modular marble set systems are firmly aimed at kids but we’re openly admitting they’ll be finding space in our workplace. This deluxe set has 75 elements which come together to make a highly visual run (let the small people assist). Mix and match your track every …

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Playmobil going gung-ho for the Kidult cash

They’ve brought us fine looking sets celebrating Scooby Doo and Back to the Future, kidults lapped them up, how better to celebrate than announcing even more retro sets. First up new that comic book and movie character Asterix is getting the Playmobil treatment sometime in 2022, the Gaulish chap and …

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Fancy bagging a bundle?

There has always been a row in our house, the word “bundle” apparently, on the South West of England was the word describing that very childish pursuit of kids laying on top of each other for no apparent reason, well, apart from to leave the person at the bottom of …

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Barbies boyfriend is having a birthday bash

It is 40 years since Steve Wonder wrote this for Ken’s 20th – Today the youthful looking turns 60, he hasn’t aged a day. Plastic surgery is a wonderful thing, that and being Barbies boyfriend appear good for the complexion. Anyways, we were privileged to be asked to tell the …

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National Pizza Day anyone?

Just about the only food that is universally enjoyed, from those who like to keep it simple to those with a taste for many toppings to those who shall be shamed who stick pineapple on theirs – Just Stop! Derived by a Germanic word Bizzo, the first pizza was created …

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LEGO makes some noise

We’re aware of the serenity that constructing a set or random structure from LEGO can bring, also acutely conscious of the cussing we do when a missing piece finds itself under our foot. The LEGO Group have your back and have launched LEGO White Noise  – It’s a new playlist of …

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Marvins Magic Rubik mash-up is quite something

It’s taken us a while to work our way through to this box of tricks, feels like we’ve saved one of the best until last. There are 40 tricks inside, not all of them brilliant but the ones which are totally trick-tastic make this box worth all of its £25 …

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