Mispronounced Movie Characters: Darth Waiter

I quite often hear my kids mispronounce the names of minifigures they find in our collection. Darth Vader seems especially prone to this phenomenon with multiple alternative pronounciations to his name. One permutation is ‘Darth Waiter’ (with an american accent where the ‘t’ sounds like ‘d’) which I find quite funny, so I went ahead…

Brick Bonsai

It’s been quite a while since I built my first bonsai, so it was time for another try. Though, this build is more the result of testing out two different techniques, rather than an attempt at creating a complete piece. The first technique is the brick pattern of the pot, which is something I’ve been…

Looking back on 2016

2016 is over and it has been a pretty interesting year for me. Halfway through 2016, I had my first real taste of microscale while building Avalonian Countryside for my Guilds of Historica storyline, and it kind of got me hooked. For a builder like me, who loves to build landscapes and nature, I think…