NY IN LA 2015 – DAY 10: LA Derby Dolls & Punk Rock

NY IN LA 2015 – DAY 10: LA Derby Dolls & Punk Rock

4th Jan 2015: Banked Track & Pulley Up early to go visit the L.A. Derby Dolls at their soon to be demolished venue, the Doll House. This was the first time I’ve ever tried banked track! Was a bit weird at first, but I joined in…

NEW YEAR IN LA 2014 – DAY 6: NYE

NEW YEAR IN LA 2014 – DAY 6: NYE

31st Dec 2014 Had another morning lazing round the pool before heading out with the dogs up the hill to the Observatory. At the top you can see the Hollywood sign in the distance. There was a great view of L.A. and the sun was on it’s…

CHRISTMAS IN LA 2014 – DAY 4: Thrift Shopping

CHRISTMAS IN LA 2014 – DAY 4: Thrift Shopping

Today is dedicated to shopping! But first took in some rays by the pool. We went to Melrose to check out the Thrift stores. I bought some leopard print Jeoffrey Cambell wedge sandels for only $30 – about £20! And a cute t-shirt… Karis however…

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 11: Rolling Sturgis

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 11: Rolling Sturgis

10th August 2013: Day 11 Woke up in the Winebeigo, to see how much devastation there was. Last night the bleachers were blown across the track and into the portaloos, the Derby shop was blown over and all their stock was soaked through, plus the…

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 10: Mount Rushmore

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 10: Mount Rushmore

9th August 2013: Day 10 So it rained last night, thunder, lightening and wind, a lot of wind. So much so that Gabs tent blew down and she had to come crash my tent at 5am. Normality returned in the morning as the sun dried…

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 9: ROLLING STURGIS

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 9: ROLLING STURGIS

8th August 2013: Day 9 This morning was our first class. Quadzilla was coaching and it was really nice as the glass was really small, about 8 of us, So we got lots of time to talk stuff over. We covered baiting using blockers or…

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 8: Rolling Sturgis

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 8: Rolling Sturgis

7th August 2013: Day 8 Woke up nice n late, then went down to the track to meet Noush, we all then headed to Wallmart to buy supplies (our hosts supplied us with a huge cooler) bought plenty of weird n wonderful goods, like my…

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 7: Badlands & Sturgis

USA ROLLER DERBY ROAD TRIP – DAY 7: Badlands & Sturgis

6th August 2013: Day 7 Today we drove through Badlands!!! Totally beautiful, breath-taking and exciting… Chatted to lots of bikers, mainly because that was mostly the only other traffic… Close to Sturgis then! Bandlands Bandlands Bandlands Gab at Badlands Badlands Posing at Badlands We drove…