I started taking Arowyn to the Roller Disco a few months ago. She’s become really good which surprises me as she is my little clumsy giraffe usually.
I used to just sit and watch – but the more I watched the more desperately I wanted to try it – it just looked such good fun!
Now Arowyn has obviously inherited her clumsiness from a bigger giraffe – me!
So a few weeks ago I gave it a try – yes I ended up on my arse a few times but Oh My – I loved it 😄
In my mind I feel like I’m gliding along in my skates, the music pounding in my ears, the lights are flashing and transporting me back to my disco days – I even attempt a little wiggle of the hips to the music every now and again – so much is my happiness in that roller skating rink 😀
In reality I’m like an old cart horse – clomping my way around in a circle. I’m very much a danger to the small children. This evening I managed to “take out” three together, all holding hands – I took out another two when I fell over and they landed on top of me. I clomp around that rink, arms stretched out in front of me like a Mummy – clutching at small children, pushing them out the way – for their own safety, you understand 😄 I can’t figure out how to stop and tonight rolled out the door and into the foyer of the leisure centre – luckily an elderly gentleman broke my fall 😜
I will continue even if the novelty wears off for Arowyn – well providing I don’t need a hip replacement soon 😄