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Derbycraft – Roller Derby knitting!

Janey Canuckle

What do roller derby and knitting have to do with each other? (Well, apart from the fact that they’re my twin extracurricular passions, and that I was introduced to both by referee Zebra Harry?) It would be difficult to skate and knit simultaneously (just imagine the A&E visits!), but the ethos and aesthetics of roller… Read more »

Rolling with the changes into 2017

Change. Full throttle, keep-up-or-crash change has been the theme of 2016. We’ve seen an explosion of fresh talent in our A and B team rosters. Internally, we’ve got lots of new rock stars behind the scenes working miracles, doing the commendable, usually thankless task of running our league (read:cat-wrangling).

Harlots go to Euro Derby Con 2016!

The Ruth Fairy

By Ruth Fairy In July, a group of Hellfire Harlots and friends embarked on a trip to Barcelona for Euro Derby Con 2016, the first annual European Roller Derby convention. Our wonderful five-day trip was crammed full of fantastic skating opportunities ranging from training sessions, challenge games and off-skates seminars. Training sessions were led by… Read more »

My Twin is a Roller Derby Skater

My twin sister and I are close. Usually whatever the one does the other does too, we had the same hobbies, the same friends, similar degrees and now work in similar careers in marketing. Smile! No, sparrow face! No? DAMNIT! #sisters #twins #selfie #henparty #sparrowface A photo posted by Louisa Ellins (@killherinstinct) on Jul 11,… Read more »