Well the long standing question of when the first model kit was produced can now be put to a date long before we thought. Extensive research has found this carving on the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh Modelshopoli. Which shows […]
Modeling by Simon Whitney
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52 year old , reurning back to a hobby started over 40 years ago. Building mainly aircraft with a few motor cars as well. I have been amazed at the after sales market for extra`s.
Things have come a long way since I started. Still, all the better, scrach building was an art form in its self.
OK folks, I am sorry for being late but life just got in the way, well that and few other things too. So , sorry Neil, but I got there. I was warned that this kit was a pita, and […]
As it is this time of year I/we The Good Lady Rose, wish all a happy and peaceful time, and that the models keep coming.Thanks to Martin and the backroom boys for a great site. Also a shot of our […]
Well here it is, started 2 years ago and now finished. Not so much a hard kit, just other builds came along. Tamiya and Alcad paints were used along with Vallejo varnishes. The kit decals were s***, but I used […]
Well, I said I would build a wheely thing and here she is. Done in Yellow, to make a change. Any errors are mine, and I have seen them. I did a WIP , so you can look there for […]
Well as I started dusting off old kits, I decided to post this one. It`s the old Monogram/Revell kit. Not a lot to it, not much in the way of under wing stores. Glued and painted by me, using brushes […]
Well I thought I would post this build from about 2003. My mother retired from work and decided to take me on holiday. We went to Guernsey (one of the Channel Islands), we had spent time there before. Anyhow, I […]
Well here it is , the beast, well that is what I am calling it… A Gloster Gladiator MK 2 , No, 605 ( County of Warwick ) Squadron, based at R.A.F. Tangmere 1939. This is the Airfix 1/72 released […]
Well here it is, un veiling day. The story so far. The good Lady Biggles (Rose) built the Beauty, a Spitfire MK 1 (Tamiya 1/72). Her third ever build and first solo so to speak. Well Tamiya speaks for itself, […]
Well here is. I won this kit on the random draw last year and I finally finished. It has been a fun build but not without a problem or two, down to me rather than the kit itself. See the […]