lego sets for dads

The Best Lego Sets For Dads

With the iconic Danish brick turning 60 this past weekend, here are the best Lego sets for dads. Let’s stop pretending. Lego is for dads. It’s the perfect combination of our two favourite activities – taking on a project, and wallowing in nostalgia. Indeed, it was a sad day when I realised my five-year-old could […]

Star Wars Characters Who Should Get A Spin-Off

10 Star Wars Characters Who Deserve A Spin-Off Before Obi-Wan

There could be a new Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in the works, but there are other Star Wars characters who should get a spin-off first, says Chris Edwards. A bit like a chesty cough, the rumours of Ewan McGregor reprising his role as Star Wars character Obi-Wan Kenobi just won’t go away. And now that an […]

Star Wars Toys

Why Are The New Star Wars Toys So Rubbish Compared To The Originals?

Star Wars toys used to be magic in the old days. But the Force, says Chris Edwards, is decidedly crap with the new ones. When I was five-years-old I successfully piloted the Millennium Falcon into the heart of the second Death Star, blew up its core reactor and escaped just in time to avoid becoming […]

The Joy Of Your Child Being Sick (Well, Just A Little Bit)

Lazing around. Star Wars marathons. Biscuits. Extra sleep in the morning. Your child being sick for a few days isn’t all bad news, explains Rich Hathway. When my son came home from school last Friday he had such a croaky voice I thought he’d been possessed. He said he was fine, so I told my […]

6 Questions We Have After Watching ‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer

So, the new Star Wars trailer was released online overnight. Lots of fuss was made about the final promo for The Last Jedi before it landed at around 3am, and the thing has already had millions of views across the social platforms. You can check it out in the player below, and then pan on […]

Star Wars Trivia

I Tested My Son’s Star Wars Trivia With This Book

Like watching your kid score the winning goal for their school team, or them earning the much-coveted 200m swimming certificate, instilling your child with excellent Star Wars trivia is a matter of fatherly pride. Especially if you have kids who, like mine, are doomed to be crap at sports because of their dad’s naturally geeky, […]

Mayka Block Tape Review

I wanted to do a Mayka block tape review the second I heard the product was due for release in the UK. Because I admit it, I have a Lego problem. I used to think I could quit at any time, but I can’t. Star Wars, super heroes, police stations, and pirate ships – I […]

The 11 Best Star Wars Toys Revealed For Force Friday

This Friday is a very special day for Star Wars fans. Force Friday II – the sequel – is the day where toy manufacturers launch their new product lines for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the next installment in the Star Wars franchise that hits cinemas in December. This really is an incredible line-up, and actually beats […]