Ahead of York’s first exhibition of Lego creations Iain Scott explains why he remains a model builder
Hi. My name is Iain Scott and I am an AFoL (Adult Fan of Lego). I have been into Lego since the first Spaceman came out way back in 1978.
Like most AFoLs I had what we call a “Dark Age” when work, girls and beer ruled! However about seven years ago I had an accident at work and whilst laid up I re-kindled my friendship with the little bricks and that has grown into a full blown passion (obsession my wife says!).
I think that the most amazing thing about the elements (as they are not all bricks) is their ability to shape your imagination. I can see whole towns and even worlds built out of my mind.
If you can dream it you can build it. I have a stressful job and it really helps to unwind.
A real mix of MOCs (My Own Creations) and collections of sets, old and new. There will also be specialist reatailers with mountains of Lego to sell and even signed copies of the latest Lego book from Warren Elsmore!