Uncle Toby visits Legoland!


What can I say?  My Uncle Toby would have loved it.  My kids sure did.



2 responses to “Uncle Toby visits Legoland!

  1. Not enough counterscarps. And that castle on the far right couldn’t take an 18-pounder ball to save its life.

  2. Speaking of counterscarps, the V&A Museum of Childhood, another favorite of my kids, has a great collection of toy soldiers dating from the 19c. Apparently the lead kind, which I still remember playing with, only originated with 19c manufacturers like William Britains, which amazingly still exists:


    But take a look at these beauties, from Britains’s American Revolution collection:


    Funny how Legos make for a kind of peaceful toy-soldierish style of play.