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@chinesegeorge George Williams

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60 year old Englishman living in north east China (teaching English). Lifelong plastic kit constructor, especially like F1 cars, racing motorcycles, and 1/35 military WWII models.

Stunning photographs from RAF competition

You aircraft fans may like some of these pictures entered into the recent RAF photograph competition:

Lancia 037 Rally, 1/24, Hasegawa

If Jaguars are my favourite sports cars then Lancias are my favourite rally cars. In fact the BBC Top Gear presenters once voted Lancia as their all time favourite manufacturer. I have particularly fond memories of a Lancia Beta Coupe I owned [...]

Jaguar XJR-8 LM, Silk Cut Livery, Hasegawa, 1/24

Jaguar has always been one of favourite marques since seeing D-Types winning at Le Mans when I was a kid, spotting E-Types as a school boy, and later owning and driving a few examples, including the beloved Mk II and E-Type. Anyway, Jaguar has [...]

Honda REPSOL RC213V ’14, Tamiya, 1/12

I haven't posted a motorcycle for quite a while so here's Tamiya's latest 1/12 kit of the 2014 Moto GP championship winning Honda ridden by Spaniard Marc Marquez. This is the first Moto GP bike issued by Tamiya for a few years, and, apart from [...]

Pictures of Americans in England in WWII

I thought some of you guys would be interested in this opening of a new Amerian section of the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, it includes some fascinating pictures as part of the exhibition:

Peugeot 206 WRC – We Are The Champions! Tamiya 1/24

Back to safe ground, four wheels, and wings for keeping it on the ground. This is Tamiya's 1/24 kit of the Peugeot 206 World Rally Car which won both the drivers' and manufacturers' world championships in 2002. Having had much success since th[...]

Vietnam Scooters Eduard 1/48 A-4E

I recently re-watched one of my favourite movies - Good Morning, Vietnam - and thought I'd like to try build something from this conflict. Being impressed and inspired by the A4's recently posted on this site, and after talking to my good frien[...]

Back to the classics – part 2

In response to Jack Mugan's recent posting here's my version of Tamiya's Mercedes. I've finished it as a stock European version, complete with chrome bumpers, and, yes, a bakelite steering wheel! Thanks to Jack for encouraging me to post these[...]

Seasons greetings from China

OK, it's a couple of days late, but Merry Christmas to all iModelers from China. I thought some of you might like these pictures. I found this "Christmas" display at Zhuhai airport while travelling around southern China. Seasons greetings f[...]

Clean and minty 1/24 VW Polo R

Until recently if anyone had asked me if I was likely to make a model of a VW Polo I'd have said they were mad. However, after a year's development VW entered the World Rally Championship in 2013 and promptly won the first event (the Monte Carl[...]