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Hogwarts house pride – Show off your shields

Coming up on Jan 1st for you to spend all your Xmas cash giftage are these Hogwarts Crest sets. A range of  Harry Potter 2D tile mosaic wall art sets. Select from Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw — with this 4,249-piece set. Four sets can be combined to make the …

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Worlds’s first crowdsourced puzzle

Puzzle nerds around the world unite, today you have a chance to be part of a global movement to create the very first crowdsourced jigsaw puzzle. The company behind it, Cloudberries, state that the aim of this project is to test the ‘wisdom of the crowd’. The idea is that …

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Illuminations illuminate Blackpool

Great news for the crew of the International Space Station tonight as they’ll get an extra treat as they whizz over the earth at 500 Kmh as they’ll witness the spectacle of the Illuminations being switched on. Since 1879 the six mile stretch of Blackpool (and Lytham/Bispham) have been brought …

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Classic films get the jigsaw treatment

A trio of our favourite retro films just got puzzled, a trio a 500 piece put-togethers for your rainy afternoon delight. When done they sit at an impressive and wall-worthy 45 x 60cm. Most certainly pop on the film in the background as your puzzle, and, each one comes complete …

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Rubik’s Edge – More than a drinks coaster

  We’ve tried over the lockdown months to get a grip on solving the 3x3x3 traditional cube but sorry to say, we gave up. We did achieve a proficient level in balloon modelling and juggling though! Anyways, with 43 quintillion ways to scramble the regular Rubik and this new edge …

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Start with the corners – LEGO have a new jigsaw line

It’s a 1,000 piece play, would it take longer to finish than a 1,000 piece LEGO set? Around £20 and there’s a minifig one and a couple of other colourful sets too – This is the one we’d hang on the wall once done though.  

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Wall worthy jigsaw puzzles

Early lockdown saw sales of jigsaws spike up to 300% and they’ve now entered the zeitgeist right alongside board games. Never enter into anything more than a giant-sized toddler ten-piece Pepper Pig puzzle if you haven’t a modicum of patience. Set your state of mind to moderately calm and whack …

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Jigsaws – enjoying a resurgence

Quite possibly the ideal antidote for lockdown languor, lots of folks we know are stocking up on 1,000 piece interlocking analogue entertainment systems. That’d pretty much be our upper limit piece wise and we’d likely go for an image that had distinct areas of colour so it didn’t mangle with …

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National Puzzle Day is here

  Celebrating its third year the global celebration is designed to bring all manner of brain-manglers together from Jigsaws to word games,  number solving Soduku style stuff to board games, pretty much anything that is puzzling (does not include this years self-assessment). So, get in on the action and head …

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