As we’re nearing the end of 2011 it’s time to look back at what happened (and of course we also have to look forward). As we’re an blog aimed to inspire you we seek for inspiration rather than news. But this one is a very good combination of those two. The Guardian on Flickr created a gallery called ‘The News in Lego 2011’ with some memorable moments from 2011, build in Lego.
November 2011 – a Lego Christmas tree is erected in London
Rupert Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng blocked him from getting cream-pied during a hearing of a government select committee hearing on phone hacking
April 2011 – well-wishers, tourists and media gathered to watch the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s “first” kiss as a married couple following their wedding in Westminster Abbey
September 2011 – protesters camped out in Zuccotti Park as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, sparking copycat demonstrations across the globe
March 2011 – troubled star Charlie Sheen was fired from American sitcom Two and a Half Men after he rejected requests by its broadcast network to enter rehabilitation
November 2011 – 11/11/11 remembered
May 2011 – US president Barack Obama and his national security team were picture in a now famous photo watching the mission to kill Osama bin Laden unfold in real time
June 2011 – Barack Obama, appears with Angela Merkel, played down the prospect of a double-dip recession
November 2011 – the image of the pepper spraying cop at a protest in California sparked a series of online memes, as Xeni Jardin explains
October 2011 – tributes were paid across the web to Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, who died aged 56
October 2011 – fighting continues in Libya between anti-Gaddafi forces and loyalists as the rebels mount a massive attack on Gaddafi’s forces in Sirte
August 2011 – a Sydney teenager was trapped in her home for 10 hours after a suspicious device was attached around her neck. The suspected bomb was only discovered to be a fake after the lengthy ordeal.
August 2011 – rioters clash with police in London, Birmingham and Manchester, as local businesses and buildings are looted and damaged
October 2011 – Hosts New Zealand beat France in the final of the Rugby World Cup