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Creating Game of Thrones in Lego

Creating Game of Thrones in Lego

Those that may have followed this blog for a while have probably guessed that I ( Mark ) have a bit of a thing for Lego. For everyone else, welcome to my world! I’ve been building lego models for years, displaying them and helping run an annual show in Sydney for charity, but when I saw […]

Geekileaks: The Geek Strikes Back Me Hearties!

Geekileaks: The Geek Strikes Back Me Hearties!

Yearrr! Tis Ye Olde Talk Like a Pirate Day and the good ship Geekileaks sets sail once more upon the World Wide Web in search of nerdy treasures & shiny gems of ridiculousness! With Halloween just around the corner (well, almost), I love Neil Gaiman’s idea to have a scary book read. What are your favourite scary […]

The Anatomy of Squee

The Anatomy of Squee

What triggers the ‘squee’ response? What makes an image or physical entity so sweet that you automatically want to hug them?  What is the evolutionary advantage in finding some things ‘cute’? The famous ethologist, Konrad Lorenz,  created the theory of baby schema, known as Kindchenschema, in which he defines a set of facial and body […]

Ode to a Plastic Brick

Ode to a Plastic Brick

In keeping with the broader scope of our new blog we thought we’d do a few posts about other topics that may be of interest to our Voyager readers. We’re kicking it off with our contributor Mark’s debrief of his trip last weekend to a Lego Fan Convention! Any other topics you’d like to discuss […]