So I’m talking about the long weekend with my Year Eight class, and I mention I’m going to spend some time working on my Lego display. Which leads to discussing how yes, I’m a grown-ass man and I’m into Lego.
STUDENTS: What do you build?
I call up Google images and show them some displays from previous years’ exhibitions. Cue discussion of MOCs v sets and how I get to where I do what I do.
STUDENTS: How many sets do you have?
I tell them.
STUDENTS: How many pieces do you have?
I tell them. I also tell them how much my collection is insured for.
There is a *long* pause.
SMALL VOICE FROM BACK OF ROOM: …………… Are you mad?
You’ll learn, my sweet, summer child. You’ll learn