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Landmark celebrates twenty years in a spin

It is NOT a ferris wheel – it is a cantilevered observation wheel. There is no capsule numbered 13, the 32 pods are numbered 1-33 – each of these pods representing one of the boroughs in the capital. It spins, well rotates, at twice the sprinting speed of a tortoise, …

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Kaleidoscope from Smartivity Toys – A right eye-opener

  Re-create one of those magical childhood moments and grab a Kaleidoscope kit. Remember those tin ones that you’d hold up to various light sources and “oohs” and “aaahs” would ensue? I loved my colour shape shifting telescopic gadget and I just got to build one courtesy of these folk …

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Fiat 500 from LEGO is belissimo in every way

Launching tomorrow this Fiat 500 has stolen our hearts at Toyology Towers, we’re huge fans of most things Italian here and, whilst this ride in real life might not break any speed records will certainly turn heads. The team at LEGO Italy created a life-sized version to celebrate the launch …

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Argos’ Ten weeks of Crazy Toy Codes!

Christmas is 10 weeks away and Argos is celebrating by launching secret codes! That’s right, the highstreet retailer is taking bargins into the world of the spy-thriller as these codes can only be used for 7 days and then they are gone! Each week a brand new code will be …

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The toys are back in town

In case you didn’t know the next Disney Pixar Toy Story franchise is released on June 21st, its name – Toy Story 4. We’ve updates a plenty incoming on the plethora of playthings. Let us start with the LEGO goodness we’ve just clapped eyes on. Serious brickheads might baulk at …

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London Toy Fair – The lowdown

Toy Fair 2019

  And so the 66th Toy Fair concluded yesterday, three solid days of championing all that is new in the world of play for 2019 – shelves look set to be stocked with some rather splendid stuff. A quick look back to 2018, best described as “challenging” due to Toys …

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Supercar Customiser pimps up a Little Tikes ride

Little Tikes Sports Racer

Owner of Yiannimize, star of Dave’s Yianni Supercar Customiser, car pimper for Harry Styles, Anthony Joshua and Gordon Ramsay has been working on a ride at the more affordable end for mortals. Yes his usual trade are the likes of a McLaren 720, Lamborghini Aventador and those Italian red ones …

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STAX – a bright new world of building

STAX - light and sound building bricks

Building toys. They’re the ultimate plaything for the imagination and now, thanks to STAX, your imagination has just been given a whole new dimension to play with: lights and sounds. If you’ve ever wanted your hand-crafted fire truck to be a tad more flashy or your personalised beasty to have …

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Heads, shoulders (no knees or toes) – The LEGO Minifigure turns 40

It is the big FOUR-O for LEGO’s iconic minifigure, and so, to celebrate a milestone birthday of this global icon we look back with our fully 360 degree rotating heads at its older relatives… No matter how much I want the evolution of the minifigure to follow the popular depiction, the …

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NERF Rival Nemesis – What a blast(er)

Nerf Nemesis in action

We’ve been fans of the Rival range since early inception, we’ve found that even re-loading the spheres into the barrels isn’t too much of a chore. The new Nemesis couldn’t make it more straightforward, open up the hopper chamber and pour your projectiles in, close door, rumble is ready. The …

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