Travel’s resumption is all about building blocks so we’ll reboot at the Museum of Flight with the toy Wonders of the World… the Lego has landed.
The Scottish attraction in East Fortune is 17 miles south of Edinburgh as the crow flies…
Or the click of your fingers if you’re on Concorde, the Museum of Flight’s most famous exhibit.
We’ll give The Big Bird its own slot in a coming post as it should be but for today we’ll flag up Brick Wonders of the World.
The Lego masterpieces are the creation of Edinburgh-based artist Warren Elsmore.
The Wonders break down into Ancient, Modern, Historic and Natural.
The Wonders I’ve seen
The Green-Fingered One is doing her best to recreate The Hanging Gardens of Babylon in our demesne in nearby North Berwick.
While she didn’t even entertain an invitation to Sharm-el-sheikh in Egypt. She wants pyramids.
The journey around the perimeter of the hangar is one through time and is a reminder of what we haven’t seen.
Sweep of history
Few would disagree that the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s natural wonders and it is my favourite of the exhibits.
While the Modern sweeps up Hoover Dam, the Panama Canal, a number of technological, aeronautical and social advances.
Of course the signature piece among the exhibits is Concorde which sits in front of its big brother.
Deal me in
Your Brick Wonders display is free with .
Half a million Lego pieces have been fitted together for the display and you really should get down to the National Museum of Flight.
The exhibition which runs until June 27 is free with entry to the museum which you can pre-book for £12.50 (top price).
Now I need to get back and keep an eye on The Green-Fingered One’s Hanging Garden while I try to dig out those ‘talls’ building blocks the Son and Heir loved so much.
The Lego has landed!