Ice Skating !

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I still haven’t managed to drag persuade anyone to go ice skating with me, all I get is strange looks and talk about broken bones, especially at my age !!!!!!

Been checking on the progress of the rink over the last week.

Simpsons Van
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Spotted this last week on my way to town to check on the rink.

Almost Finished
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Today the rink was up and running, but full of kids having a great time.

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Very apt as it was tricky walking on the pavements after the snow.ย 

The Wheel
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I haven’t given up hope of ice skating, bribery and corruption next !

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11 thoughts on “Ice Skating !

  1. Alexandra

    gorgeous photos of the wheel!!
    I used to take ice-skating classes as a kid with a trainer and all, and hated it to be honest… especially the falling on the ice part lol :))) still, hope you make it to the rink and have fun ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. LensScaper

    Ice skating was part of a Winter Sports holiday. I still have a pair of Ice Skates – black leather and shiny steel skates – It must be about 53 years old since I last skated in them in Wengen in the Bernese Oberland. Happy Days…

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    1. conspicari Post author

      For me it was roller skating, we had a really good rink in the city, still have my roller boots. Went ice skating a few times, being able to roller skate really helped.

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  3. Joanne Sisco

    It’s a shame because I would be happy to go skating with you. I’m in the same position … although perhaps the difference is that I don’t know how to skate, and I just bought a pair last week. I’m looking at the skating options nearby and have resigned myself to skating alone.
    Yes – I’m rather anxious about potentially hurting myself and you can be sure I will be that person wearing a helmet ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. conspicari Post author

      That would have been great, just that Atlantic ocean thingy that gets in the way. I have visions of you in full mountain bike gear speeding around the rink. ๐Ÿ™‚

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