Tonk's thoughts about toys and action figures by Tonk

Some more YouTube stupidity (Adults only, kids!)

Here’s somewhat of a diversion: This is not toy related, but what the hell... I’m allowed other interests, right? It should come as no surprise that I’m a big fan of British Comedy, particularly the classic sitcoms and sketches from... Continue Reading →

Tonk’s makin’ Tees

Because I'm a glutton for punishment and because I'm rapidly running out of things to do during the China Virus lock-down (yeah, I went there...) I've decided to start designing some T-Shirts based on some of my favourite '80s properties...... Continue Reading →

TONK’S TOYS: Some YouTube Stupidity.

Check out some of my antics on YouTube. Lets start off with my 'review' of the Hot Wheels 2020 new model RV There Yet:   Next, here's me removing a 1976 MATCHBOX HOVERCRAFT from its 43 year old plastic... Continue Reading →

Apologies… And Back to Bloggin’.

Sorry I've not posted for a while. Without going into specifics and boring the tits off you, it's been a hectic 18 months. Plus, I don't believe one's hobby should ever feel like an obligation. I started writing Tonks Toys... Continue Reading →

LEGO CLASSIC SPACE MINIFIGURES: How to fix loose helmets

So it's time to face facts: we're all getting older. And so are our Lego minifigures. If you're like me and sitting on a horde of these awesome, seminal minifigs from the late Seventies and early Eighties then I can... Continue Reading →


The original BONE SHAKER fantasy model from Hot Wheels is fan favourite being a car that receives a new colour scheme virtually every year, such is its popularity. Following the release of the BAJA BONE SHAKER from a few years... Continue Reading →

LEGO MINIFIGURES: Blind Bag Series 18 POLICEMAN …and how to find him.

Before we start talking about the elusive Policeman mini figure from the current Lego blind bag series 18, I need to get one thing out of the way: I don't like blind bags. Blind bags seem to be a 'thing'... Continue Reading →


Let's be honest, I'm not what you'd call a 'fan' of Nissans. I'm not even particularly into JDM (that's Japanese Domestic Market to the uninitiated) cars. But I appreciate them for what they are and do understand the appeal. But... Continue Reading →


I can honestly say that there have been certain moments in my life in which I behaved like a fucking idiot. 'Hindsight' they say, is a wonderful thing but is it really? Is it wonderful to be reminded of some... Continue Reading →

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