... a bit Suffolk
|th 24 Aug|
|tu 15 Aug|
The 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.
|sa 1 Oct|
|su 12 Jun|
This year the Aldeburgh Festival has some innovative programming, a cycle sportive on the nineteenth and 2-3 July watch big screen Wimbledon on the Red House lawn ... although their website doesn't seem to know about it last time we looked.
|th 28 Apr|
|fr 3 Dec|
|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.
|sa 6 Mar|
|su 1 Nov|
In 1982 and that there London we had mislaid a reference library possibly around Holborn and were standing bemused on a corner. Sean Connery stopped to ask the way. He was driving a lhd rather grubby blue Mercedes but looked great; freshly pressed sports jacket and everything neatly trimmed. RIP Sir Sean.
|su 26 Apr|
|su 15 Mar|
Paris-Nice ended a day early yesterday, the UK Women's Tour (which has a stage finish in Felixstowe) postponed from its June start, both the Ipswich Cardinals and in Norwich the Iceni Spears have suspended training. Friday we were supposed to see Eric Church in that there London but yes, it was postponed. The world's going to be a bit duller for a while ...
|sa 8 Feb|
The big hats and nipped in waists of suffragettes at the 1909 Women's Exhibtion in the Princes Rink Knightsbridge. Princes was the second largest rectangular rink in Britain making it a venue for ice hockey.
|we 1 Jan|
Happy New Year. The bit of Suffolk that is near the coast tends to go into hibernation during January but we'll forage for any stirrings. In the meantime here's the pic we meant to use about bank track roller derby in that there London and the 50s.
|we 27 Nov|
In our childhood we read from the public library an autobiography of a Canadian sports promoter working in 1950s London. Not surprisingly he promoted ice hockey but perhaps more surprising also bank track roller derby, The long term result of our reading was when ... more here
|mo 18 Nov|
A pleasure to visit the imaginatively made over Campsea Ashe Station House yesterday for the last day of Artdog's show. Artdog will be showing Saturday at Brockley Open Studios in South London and in Framlingham next month.
|th 14 Nov|
Saturday in Norwich was women's flag american football Opal series round four. Hosted by the Iceni Spears we were very pleased to see their numbers have grown to offence and defence plus players over but not GB defensive end Victoria Ware as she'd injured her ankle playing netball. In contrast the Hyde Park Renegades (in white) had the just the minimal five and were devastating.
|sa 19 Oct|
Sunday we arrived at Hogtoberfest on the outskirts of London in time for the presentations but there was freeriding afterwards. Hogg Hill continues to develop with new to us dance and street luge. We were particularly impressed with a very young woman who despite a dressing on her right leg and struggling to slow in the first right hander was still buckboarding.