Last 15 posts from Società di archeologia e cimeli

The Mirror of Galadriel

Posted on December 7th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

A small vignette for my evergoing Middle Earth project, this little scene hails from The Fellowship of the Ring.Having just escaped the dark of Moria, and the fall of Gandalf, the Fellowship arrived in Lothlorien, home to the Lady Galadriel.While resti…

Westworld

Posted on December 6th, 2016 under , . Posted by

Based on the 1973 film from the story of Michael Crichton, Westworld was the new blockbuster series of HBO this fall.And what a rollercoaster this 10 episode long series was.Westworld is an amusement park where artificial lifeforms, called “hosts” popu…

Inspirational Lego # 99

Posted on December 5th, 2016 under , . Posted by

Welcome to the last Inspirational in the double numbers, as next week I`ll be hitting number 100.And to celebrate that milestone, the next one will be a special detailing a theme that inspires me personally, as it`ll be all about Middle Earth then.But …

The Haul Report # 58

Posted on December 4th, 2016 under , . Posted by

Well, it’s been a rather good week in new aquirements, though I`m trying to cut back the coming weeks though.Yeah, I know, I said that a lot already, but I really am going to need to focus on building a lot of moc’s for 2017 and the Middle Earth projec…

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Posted on December 4th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Yesterday, we finally went to the theatre to watch the newest instalment in the Potterverse (it was a kid / school thing it took a while), and I must say I really adored the film.You see, this is all about the magical world without a bunch of kids hitt…

Classic Lego Build: 6604 Formula 1 Racer

Posted on December 3rd, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

With the shocking news that the world champion quits the sport yesterday, it is only fitting to build a small Formula One car today in the build report.Set 6604 dates from 1985 and counts less then 30 pieces, but it does carry the number 1 at the front…

Piraten – Michael Crichton

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Called Pirate Latitudes in english, this is the posthumously published book for author Michael Crichton (Jurassic World, 13th Warrior,…).The manuscript was discovered by his assistant when they where cleaning his office, and the book was good to be p…

The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun – J.R.R. Tolkien

Posted on November 30th, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

First published in 1945, this book has been made available again to the public after 61 years, and of course I ran to my local bookstore (Standaard Boekhandel here in Mortsel, as it’s ran by a fellow BeLUG member) to reserve my copy.So when it arrived …

Classic Lego Build: 6612 Fire Chief’s Car

Posted on November 30th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Another one of those small 80s boxed sets that would appear nowadays as a polybag, 6612 Fire Chief’s Car is a small little vehicle from a big subtheme.Numbering a measly 25 pieces, this isn`t something truly spectacular, but it comes with a nice little…

Classic Lego Build: 6624 Delivery Van

Posted on November 29th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Every City builder, no, every AFOL should have a copy of this set.  Why?  Because we all get nervous when we get a delivery note when our orders arrive and it`s already 3 minutes past that estimation of course!So what better then to “too…

Inspirational Lego # 98

Posted on November 28th, 2016 under , . Posted by

A freezing morning today, as winter is coming very close now it seems, but let’s keep those spirits up with some more amazing builds I came across on the internet.And to put those warm smiles on your face, let’s start with something cheerfull and colou…

Classic Lego Build: 6522 Highway Patrol

Posted on November 27th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

With this mid 80s set, we’re going to build our own Lego CHIPS team it seams, as we get two bike driving officers as the centrepoint of the set.A small set at 22 parts, you can imagine as such that there isn`t to many things to build (just a phone boot…

Is Lego worth more than Gold? The Test part 2

Posted on November 27th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

The first month of this experiment has passed by now, and I must confess I already am cursing some of the choices I made in the “buy-in” part.A trend seems to be emerging already, and I can already see that some parts of the buy-in will require short o…

Star Wars Rebels season 2

Posted on November 26th, 2016 under , . Posted by

Even though the third season is currently running, I finally caught up with season 2.I liked the original season, and I must say the second one didn`t really disappoint either… though the “helicopter lightsaber thingie” of the Inquisitors is just pla…

The Haul Report # 57

Posted on November 26th, 2016 under , . Posted by

Another week has gone by, and it has been one with a lot of nice items and hauls.And some flipped really quick.For example this Agents set.  I bought it before the weekend, it already arrived on saturday, and it flipped for a small profit over Bri…