Category Archives: Holiday

Dear sir (Remembrance Day)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we take a moment to remember the cost of freedom and democracy through poetry and photography. “Dear sir…” was written for my grandfather, whom I never met. He fought in the Second World War, and survived, but sadly passed before I was born. I dedicate this work to him,

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Chinese Festival Sets

The LEGO® Group just announced two new Chinese Festival sets. The Chinese New Year Temple Fair (80105) and the Lion Dance (80104) release in time for the New Year. What makes this announcement particularly exciting for AFOLs is the global release. Last year, only Asian markets got the Chinese New Year sets. This disappointed many in other parts of the

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we delve into the world of poetry, photography, and pop-culture. Once a month, I like to recreate a movie poster or album cover using LEGO® Minifigures. Since Halloween is coming up, and the Christmas season begins the next day, what better way to celebrate than with Jack Skellington! For

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I’m Thankful For…

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we delve into the world of poetry and photography with a brief look at things I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving. What are you thankful for? I’m Thankful for… A Thanksgiving inspired poem from True North Bricks. Quiet moments to soak up,With a throw and coffee cup.Not a worry or

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Minifigure Monday – An Inclusive Holiday Wish

An Inclusive Holiday Wish (An original holiday greeting from True North Bricks) It’s once again that time of year, The time to spread some festive cheer. Do you wait for Father Frost, Or hope that Santa won’t get lost? You may cheer “hyvää Joulua”, Or even happy Hanukkah. A joyous Kwanzaa wish for you, And a restful Solstice too. Go

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