Author Archives: Daniel


About Daniel

When I was 3 years old my dad bought home 6659 TV Camera Crew as a gift — he had no idea what he had just unleashed. Three decades and no dark age later, I am still going strong. My love of LEGO led me to a career in Civil Engineering and I am now raising three budding LEGO lovers with my lovely wife who is, bless her, a huge supporter of my brick addiction. When not writing for Brick Fanatics or fulfilling my duties as the U.S. Editor of Blocks Magazine I enjoy collecting, MOCing, exhibiting, as well as running, climbing and home improvement.

Origins: Breastplates

When you read the word knight, I would be willing to bet that the image which floats through your mind is one of an armour laden warrior brandishing a sword. A childhood friend of mine had a house decorated with all sorts of medie...

Origins: Aeroplanes

Although not released as frequently as Fire Stations or Police Stations, LEGO airports have seen many installments through the years; most recently 60104 Airport Passenger Terminal which just became available. Surrounding those fl...

Origins: Animal Costumes

The Collectible Minifigures line has brought with it a steady stream of minifigures dressed up as… well, just about anything. Hot dogs, plants, figures from history and more have all graced those tiny shiny packages over the...