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mo 29 Jan

N Men - The Untold Story... rolling eh?

we 17 Jan

Eleanor Morton's roller derbying lesbian vampire.

sa 25 Nov

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fr 10 Nov

London Roller Girls intraleague scoreboardWe've been trying to manage our continually sprawling Facebook albums resulting in a growing London Roller GirlsKeep on Rolling! album of roller derby in the days of two whistle starts.

th 9 Nov

According to the BBC that there Ed Sheraton likes The Darkness, we also like theirKeep on Rolling! Lowestoft goodness plus for a bit they sponsored the Norfolk Brawds' knickers.

we 30 Aug

Keep on Rolling!As far as we're concerned comedienne Lou Sanders had already proved her rolling credentials but now she's taken it a BIG step forward.

tu 15 Aug

The Maida Vale Roller Skating PalaceThe BBC have sold the Maida Vale Studios in that there London for probably around £10 million.  It was built in 1909 as the Maida Vale Roller Skating Palace.  We've worked there a number of times and noticed some of the floors were impressively smooth.

mo 27 Feb

Keep on Rolling!A belated RIP for the Kansas City Bomber (doubled by Judy Arnold) who died the Wednesday before last.

mo 20 Feb

Who's Afraid?Postcards old and new do tend to grab the comedic effect of people falling over especially as early roller skates had no toe stops.  Though this charming Edwardian set is no different it also observes that children are frequently much better skaters than adults ...

sa 4 Feb

The sunlit uplands of roller derby when it was newly born in the UK.

th 12 Jan

Keep on Rolling!A while back we were told there are four roller derby banked tracks in the USA.  Once upon a time you could get specific training for banked track.

th 15 Dec

Bah, humbug!Keep on Rolling!Christmas looms, the John Lewis ad recalls our attempt to relearn roller skating and the Brandeston panto Alice in Winterland. is Sunday afternoon.

th 28 Apr

Hogg Hill principal Alex Ireton is now a world record holder ... mind you he might have been one before.

fr 3 Dec

Roller Rinking RevelriesAs a kid we went over the handlebars on the cobbles then in Stratford Broadway, other rolling on cards updates includes Hispanic bad taste and both British and US endurance roller skating.

sa 18 Sep

Roller skating for thye first time last night  Shall be among you shortly!  The boys around here all fall hard for me!

Perhaps inevitably most comic postcards about rolling involve falling over.

su 6 Jun

Roller skating on Bournemouth Pier last centuryAs a very young teenager we had a week's holiday in Bournemouth.  Much of it was spent roller skating on nearby Boscombe Pier.  We manned up for a Gentlemen Only session and got pushed so hard from behind we went over the barrier.  We visited maybe ten years later and the roller rink was now an amusement arcade but the beautiful wooden floor was still there.

tu 20 Apr
Roller derby beer?  Hell yes!
mo 29 Mar
Nice to see rolling in Clissold Park Stoke Newington, we used to jog there with a three legged dog call Spock ... we could usually keep up with her.
we 24 Mar

The Mayor of Loughborough opening the Premier Skating RinkA handful of vintage pix that could be filed as groups; the Mayor of Loughborough opening the Premier Skating Rink and the latest craze in Dundee is American Roller Skating ... perhaps it's the name of the rink.

tu 9 Mar

Interest in a 2012 Alamy pic by us of a roller derby bout highlighting how the sport has since developed.

tu 12 Jan

Stand up comedian Lou Sanders being a lot braver than us on eight wheels.

we 30 Dec

Best roller skating woman stand up, Suzi Ruffell or Lou Sanders?

tu 10 Nov

There's something subversive about fancy dress perhaps because the wearer is not themselves for a bit.  It certainly appealed to Edwardian roller skaters.

th 29 Oct

Relaxed eleganceSara Pascoe is definitely a better roller skater (20:39) than Rachel Parris (not difficult) but she doesn't have the relaxed elegance we've often envied in roller derby skaters out of play.

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