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  • How to join Lego Primo with System

    How to join Lego Primo with System

    Estimated reading time: < 1 minute Earlier this year I built a miniature prototype for my StarWars × Fabuland MOC using a 1×1 Primo brick from 1995.

  • Micro Villa

    Micro Villa

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes ‘Micro Villa’ is a microscale version of Lego set 6372 ’Villa’ from 1982. Created for a recent Tartan LUG building challenge.

  • Are disabled web publishers hidden behind their content?

    Are disabled web publishers hidden behind their content?

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Making our online content accessible to a broad audience is something a lot of us strive to achieve. But how many of us consider who created the content we consume daily and what their publishing journey was?

  • When your “good eye” goes bad

    When your “good eye” goes bad

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes How I’ve been using the accessibility features on my Apple devices to adapt to further changes in my vision.

  • Over 1K raised for Sight Scotland

    Over 1K raised for Sight Scotland

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes I’m very pleased to say that on 20 May we passed our 1K charity fundraiser target. Thank you all for helping Sight Scotland, I know it’ll make a difference. Love, Stewart ?

  • Lego Main Library

    Lego Main Library

    Estimated reading time: 5 minutes I’m currently building Lego versions of the University of Edinburgh’s Main Library to raise money for the charity Sight Scotland who support people with sight loss and blindness.

  • My sight loss journey

    My sight loss journey

    Estimated reading time: 7 minutes After five major eye surgeries for a detached retina I’ve written a new reflective blog post describing my experiences to date. I’ve illustrated my vision loss for each medical procedure and current condition to potentially help others going through similar medical journeys.

  • Bonny Bunny’s New House

    Bonny Bunny’s New House

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes I completed a lovely retro build last weekend, Fabuland set 3674 ‘Bonny Bunny’s New House’ from 1987. A perfect opportunity for some knolling!

  • Thank you NHS

    Thank you NHS

    Estimated reading time: < 1 minute Done some maths yesterday and I’ve given myself over 57K injections since my T1D diagnosis. Today’s coronavirus vaccination felt like the most important yet. Thank you NHS.

  • International Women’s Day 2021

    International Women’s Day 2021

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), a focal point in the movement for women’s rights. To celebrate I’ve created a Lego interpretation of one of my favourite artists more recent works.

  • Virtual elf benefits

    Virtual elf benefits

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes I had a great time attending our virtual festive office party this week. A kind team of University colleagues designed a creative agenda, stuffed full of genuine LOL moments for us all. Inclusive event Traditionally we’d all have a wee quiz and fancy meal in an Edinburgh restaurant. For 2020,…

  • Bear with

    Bear with

    Estimated reading time: < 1 minute Please bear with me whilst I get this new website up and running.

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