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Diary of a Cadet

Last Saturday I did some drills with the A Team which took me so far out of my comfort zone I may as well have been on a different planet. It brought it home to me just how much work

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Diary of a Cadet

So because of Life, the Universe and Everything I went back to training on Saturday after 5 weeks off. It was great to see my Dames again and I had no qualms whatsoever about putting my skates on and jumping

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Diary of a Cadet

My posts so far have been about the skating and Derby aspects of being a Dame. But I also spend several hours a week, every week, in my role as a Director of Birmingham Blitz Dames, particularly on the finance

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Under the Helmet: Dr Green Dream

Dr Green Dream is a Jammer for the Blitz Dames A Team. She moved to Birmingham a year ago from Australia, transferring from the Mackay City Roller Maidens. In her non-derby life, she trades skates for scrubs and goes by

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Five

Yesterday was my eight month Derbyversary. This comes after a fantastic practise on Saturday where I got three PB’s and felt like I played well at Daisy (despite the penalty – oops!). Followed by an evening of alcohol with many

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