Arctic Ice Glider (60190) Review

Occasionally, I decide to be done collecting a theme. It is not that I do not like the theme. More like I have gotten all the sets that I was really itching to have. Such was the case with the last round of Arctic Exploration sets from the City theme of 2018. However, fate had…

All Alone in the Cold (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures through art. This week, we contemplate wandering a treacherous path alone. I was inspired to write this poem as I was photographing an arctic themed LEGO® set for review. Incidentally, I have been reading a true story about a doomed arctic voyage from the early 20th…

Arctic Scout Truck Review

I really enjoyed the LEGO® Group’s return to the Arctic with the City theme of 2018. The sets focused on the discovery of body fossils. As such, they brought us woolly mammoth and sabretooth cat figurines. With the Arctic Exploration Truck, we also saw the return of an old favorite: the polar bear. I already…

Review – Arctic Mobile Exploration Base [60195]

In 2018, we saw a return to the arctic in the City theme. The last time LEGO® took us to the arctic was back in 2014. I only bought one of those sets, but I really loved it. So, I was happy to see the sub-theme revived. I also love the LEGO® science/exploration based sets….

Minifigure Monday – The Arctic

The Arctic (An original LEGO inspired poem from True North Bricks) In the north, where no tree grows, With northern lights, the night sky glows. In the cold, where no one goes, The days are short and oceans froze. In the arctic, where snow blows, White bears wander the ice flows.