Friends, websites I love and interesting links:
The Protein Chronicles – Health, fitness, CrossFit, nutrition and sport blog run by my friend Jack – who’s also doing a monthly wild swim in a different Scottish loch each month to raise funds for the MS Society Scotland. If you’ve got spare pennies (or pounds), sponsor him!
Chatty Nora – Wonderful typographic artwork by a North Yorkshire based artist.
The Scottish Roller Derby Blog – News, views and interviews from the world of Scottish roller derby.
Auld Reekie Roller Girls – Auld Reekie Roller Girls, based in Edinburgh
Ayrshire Roller Derby – Co-ed roller derby league based in Ayrshire
Bairn City Rollers – Scotland’s first co-ed roller derby league, based in Falkirk
Capital City Roller Derby – Edinburgh’s first men’s roller derby league.
Doonhame Derby Dolls – Women’s roller derby league based in Dumfries
Dundee Roller Girls – Dundee Roller Girls
Fair City Rollers – Women’s roller derby league based in Perth
Fierce Valley Roller Cubs – Scotland’s only junior derby league, based in the Forth Valley
Fierce Valley Roller Girls – Fierce Valley Roller Girls, based in the Forth Valley
Glasgow Roller Derby – Glasgow Roller Derby
Granite City Brawlermen – Aberdeen’s men’s roller derby league
Granite City Roller Derby – Granite City Roller Derby, women’s roller derby league based in Aberdeen
Hades Roller Boys -Men’s Scotland-based roller derby league
Helgin Roller Derby – Co-ed league based in Elgin
Hoodoo Co-ed Roller Derby – Co-ed team that is an amalgamation of Hades Roller Boys and Voodoo Roller Dollies
Inverness City Roller Derby – Inverness-based roller derby league
Junior Doonhame Derby Dolls – Junior girls league based in Dumfries
Lothian Derby Dolls – Lothian Derby Dolls, based in the Lothians
Mean City Roller Derby – Glasgow’s co-ed roller derby league
New Town Roller Girls – New Town Roller Girls, based in Livingston, West Lothian
Power of Scotland – Scotland’s national men’s roller derby team – currently fundraising for their trip to Calgary, Canada for the Men’s Roller Derby World Cup, please see their Facebook page for their latest news and fundraising efforts.
Team Scotland Roller Derby – Scotland’s national women’s roller derby team
Voodoo Roller Dollies – Women’s roller derby team based in Central Scotland
Wee County Roller Derby – Co-ed roller derby league based in Clackmannanshire
Roller Derby on Film – Website of Jason Ruffell, another of the UK’s best roller derby photographers.
LensArt – Andrew Osokin – Amazing and inspiratonal, mostly macro photography, from Russian photographer Andrew Osokin.
Alexey Kljatov’s Flickr Page – Fantastic snowflake macros (plus other photography) from a Russian photographer.