The grey March sky hangs over The Ship pub in Leigh-on-Sea, and it’s quiet and empty – a stark contrast to the later plans that were about going to rock this boat (sorry)! By 1pm on the 30th the pub was filling with music-lovers congregating to see nine, mostly local, bands throughout the day. The [...]
It was a challenge issued to the league that has landed me and Hell Broke Luce in a cardboard box on a cold march night for charity. It’s 4am on March 2nd, the temperature has just hit -4°c, there is frost on everything, there’s not a sound in the car park and I seem to [...]
Photos copyright: Chris Brown
Trying to describe my experience of running the Maldon Mud Run is almost impossible to do without subjecting you to a very long ramble about just how cold, wet, cold, windy (and did I mention cold??) it was.
Fortunately I have decided to not do that, and instead treat you to some brilliant [...]
It was the end of a long hard training session; beads of sweat run from my forehead and trickled down my cheek, wiping my brow the end of session stretch out conversation turned to a fund raising event that was very dear to Rachel Hell De Jour Warry’s heart to which she had selected a [...]
I know it may be hard to believe, but every rollergirl has a life outside of roller derby (It’s true!!).
In my non-derby life I am Rachel Warry a teaching assistant in a nursery for children with Autism and social communication difficulties. It’s a job I love with a passion – almost as much as roller [...]
As you all know, we participated in the 24 hour skate marathon to benefit the victims of the Haitian earthquakes, Skaiti for Haiti. The event was held at the famous Top Gear track in Dunsfold Park on 10th-11th April. Check out the article below to see what The Echo in Southend had to say about [...]
[ 10th April 2010 12:00 pm to 11th April 2010 12:00 pm. ]
Your local derby girls – the Seaside Sirens – are participating in a 24 hour skate marathon at Dunsfield Park on 10th and 11th of April. We’re skating around the track made famous by Top Gear, to benefit the victims of the recent earthquakes in Haiti. Our aim is to have at least one skater [...]