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Just Lay Back & Think Of Skating!

Posted on 12th October, by Flash Bo-Dash in Events, Roller Derby, Roller Derby Skater. No Comments

Aggggggghhhhhhhhhhh!

What to do when you write a weekly blog and you’re poorly? Last Friday was looming and all I could think of was (amongst another mountain of things) how am I going to write my blog and even if I do what am I going to write about? Needless to say, I couldn’t, didn’t and went on to have a very poorly week.

Roll on this Friday. It’s a bit silly as I am writing most of the time about the past, about my time as a rookie, but when I do skate in the week it almost aids me and inspires my writing. Last week I was so poorly I just couldn’t. What’s wrong with me you ask? It’s a tooth thing. Abscess so the pain takes over your world!!!!!

I have had to go back to the dentist today for … Read More »



Dusty, Busty, Musty Old English Teachers, The Stresses Of A Ref And Looking Like Wallace & Grommit!

This is my 11th Blog for Roller Derby UK. That’s about 15000 words so far! Nearly enough for my book! (I like to aim high) Just maybe!?

I never thought that I would actually enjoy writing every week. I guess it helps to be passionate about the subject, but to be honest with you, I was put off taking my English education any further than the school gates when I was younger. My best friend and I spent most of the time shut in the stationary cupboard by our English teacher!

She thought she was punishing us but we didn’t half have fun in that cupboard which became our second home! There was a T.V (which didn’t work, much to our dismay, as our lesson was bang on neighbours time after lunch) There was also a window so pretending we had … Read More »



Fuzzy Fresh Meat Tummies, Feeling The Burn & A Boomin Moomin!

Posted on 14th September, by Flash Bo-Dash in Roller Derby. No Comments

Wuaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhyeahhhhhhhaaaa!

😆 😥 😳 😆

Tomorrow is 15th September 2012 and I am about to play in my first Roller Derby bout as a Fairy!!!! (yes the silver comment in my last blog gave the game away away a bit) I will be up against a team of Scaries, in the warm up bout for SRT (Severn Roller Torrent) Vs S.W.A.T (South West Angels Of Terror)

My opening exclamation sums up how I am feeling! I’m sitting here racking my brain trying to think back to the beginning so I can tell you about my Fresh Meat experiences but today its hard to remember as all I can think about is tomorrow. It’s such a life encompassing, exhilarating and exciting experience and it has been since I was picked for the team. I’ve found it hard not to think … Read More »



Aerosmith Goes Derby!

Posted on 12th July, by Martin in Roller Derby. No Comments

The legendary rock band known as Aerosmith (you may have heard of them) are back!

Steven Tyler and his chaos crew are due to come out with a new album this year and kick start the launch they have released the single Legendary Child (Their last single was in 2006)

So you know, with every great Aerosmith song comes an AWESOME video, and this is no exception!

Why are we telling you about this? Well, THERE ARE SKATERS IN IT!!!!!

You may recognise some derby moves in there!

Alexa Vega is the main girl on roller-skates whom you may have seen in the film Spy Kids

Here is the video:

Aerosmtihs new album is titled “Music From Another Dimension,” which will be available from Nov. 6.

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Not Quite Derby – pt 1

Posted on 9th July, by Martin in Roller Derby. No Comments

This week (like many others) I have been mainly spending time online. It’s was only when scouring the internet I have found a few amusing images that are..well…not quite derby.

So this is my collection of images that I have found from around the web called

Not Quite Derby

 

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