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The Whalebone Pier

Umhlanga Rocks is a well known South African tourist destination. Anyone who’s been there would most certainly recognise the whalebone pier and lighthouse situated on the beach. Paul Doran recreated these iconic landscapes in an official MOC commissioned by The Certified LEGO Store for their Gateway branch.

Kristian Imhof

We welcome an extraordinary guest on BlockBlaze this week. Kristian Imhof is the LEGO Country Manager for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. Kristian shares his LEGO story with us, how he got involved with LEGO and how LEGO SA engages with fans of the brand in SA and beyond. Finally, he shares some of the LEGO models that are close to his heart.

Barry Kay

This week we welcome Barry Kay to BlockBlaze. Besides being the chairman of CapeLUG and the founder of SAFOLs, he’s also an avid collector of Brickheadz and Batman minifigures.

The Market

The Market was built by Peter Furstenberg as an entry into the South African Brickfair 2019 and won first place. It features a three-storey building with a supermarket as well as an adjacent house. This entry is packed with incredible detail around every corner and promises not to disappoint.


Spirit of the Bo-Kaap

Spirit of the Bo-Kaap

This model celebrates one of Cape Town’s most iconic regions, the Bo-Kaap, characterised by its colourful houses around the district. The model contains an artist’s impression of 5 iconic houses in Wale Street, a block away from the Bo-Kaap Museum.


Welcome to BlockBlaze, a YouTube series dedicated to the incredible LEGO® AFOL community around South Africa. We’re talking to Adult Fans of LEGO® from all over about their passion for LEGO®, what got them into the hobby and what their favourite themes are.

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