Saturday, December 18, 2010

Enter me, dramatic fashion

I'm not dead!
Yeah, if I was ... you wouldn't be having the joy of listening to me right now :D

So much you guys have missed out on. So I'll describe the highlights of the year:
- EFY in Canberra
- Getting back to school and seeing everyone
- Awesome holiday at a resort in Salamandar Bay
- I discovered roller derby!!!!! (More on that later)
- Getting my own skates
- School Certificate (not that I'd call it a highlight, though)
- Australia dominated hockey in the Commonwealth Games :D
- Playing for three hockey teams this year :D
- Paramore came to Australia!
- Driving ... hehehe
- And now ... we have a week to Christmas!

It sure doesn't feel like a week til Christmas. No way. But I know that when I wake up on Christmas Day, I'll probably still be the first one up. Cos that's what happened last year, and the year before ... It didn't feel like Christmas until I woke up, full of energy, first one up as I always am on Christmas.
My Christmas list:
- Outdoor skate wheels!
And some books, lol.

Awesome music that came out this year:
- The Cat Empire's latest album, "Cinema"
- Short Stack's song "Planets"
- The McClymonts' latest album "Wrapped Up Good" (country music, lol)
- Eminem's latest album, "Recovery"
- Jimmy Eat World's latest album, "Invented"
- Bat For Lashes feat. Beck's "Let's Get Lost" (it's on the Eclipse Soundtrack ...)
- Eurovision 2010!!!!!! SO MANY GOOD SONGS!!!!!! Especially Lena, lol. And InCulto (watch InCulto's entry. You will NOT regret it :D)

I won't make a list of movies, cos I only went to the cinemas twice this year. I never go that often, which doesn't bother me one bit. But I must say, "Resident Evil: Afterlife" rocked my socks off. And "Despicable Me" was pretty awesome.
And there's a movie coming out next year by Joss Whedon! :D
There's also gonna be a Buffy movie too, apparently, but that probably won't be that good. Joss Whedon isn't in on it. So I refuse to call it canon!
Oh - Buffy season 8 is comic form :D And so is Angel's latest season. SO GOOD.

OK. New topic. ROLLER DERBY.
It began in late 1800's and early 1900's as an endurance race on skates (quads, cos they were the only skates they had back then). In the 1930's Leo Seltzer emphasised the physical contact and the teamwork of it ... and it became very much like pro wrestling. It was very popular entertainment during the Depression, but when TV appeared, interest died out.
In early 2000's, the roller derby was reborn. Responsibility for this rebirth is spread among a few leagues, but the most often contributed to the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls (from Texas). In a very short time, this sport has spread all over the world - I'm not gonna try to count how many leagues there are in the US but Australia has at least 50.
These days, most "bouts" are played on a flat track, but there are some banked track leagues. Emphasis is on the athletic aspect - no scripted action whatsoever. However, players still enjoy dressing up for bouts ("boutfits") and taking awesome names (e.g. "Demonica Mars", "Rushin' Revolution").
For an explanation of the rules, see:

We have a league here in Newy! Newcastle Roller Derby League. I've been along to their social skates on Saturdays, and I've been to a bout. Totally awesome bout it was :D
If you want to watch some action over the net, I'd recommend Gotham Girls Roller Derby's bouts. GGRD is an AWESOME league - they came first in the WFTDA's championships in '08 and third this year. (The WFTDA is the association that makes most of the rules etc for most flat track leagues in the world).

I think I shall wrap up here. You should have a lot on your mind now :D
Merry Christmas, all!


perrazo said...

eres una perdedora

Asim Shahzad said...

Very very nice post and very great information. This blog is very intresting and informative. keep it up dud!!!!!! very nice work

iangreat101 said...

go here...

hapi said...

Hi Sonja, Nice blog! How to add the Glitter Effect Mouse Pointer to your Blog

Anonymous said...

Womens High Heels cause stomach balanced nutrition: Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital, director of physical rehabilitation analysis: white women now a high incidence of stomach, in addition to lead to long-term mental stress, lack of scientific diet are also important factors Cheap Air Jordans. Business meals, meat, nutritional imbalance, such as some Western-style package, often a grilled steak, a piece of bread, plus a small, raw vegetables, the type and quantity of vegetables is not enough. And lunch time is short, eat fast, do not have time to slowly, very Shang Wei Cheap High Heels.

[Tips] can be in the office to prepare a pair of comfortable flat shoes, and wear high heels alternately. Usually to wear shoes or leather shoes as well, not higher than 3 cm heel, soles sloping was appropriate. Meanwhile, back protrusion is too large, Christian Louboutin Long Boots hip Alice, a woman or have chronic back pain, it is best not to wear Woman High Heels.

Dunks Heels buy an electric cooker in the morning up to the Tang Bao, and set a good time, come back at night there is a ready-made soup, more soup, make ruddy, but not fat. Meat soup, vegetarian soup, changing the pattern to drink. Meat soup floating on the surface of the oil should Piediao High Heel Sneakers.

Cheap Air Jordan 2011 choose a time to take off high heels every day to exercise, it is best to go to nature, take the initiative to get to know like-minded friends, find their own circle, love and often participate in some activities High Heels For Women.

스마트한걸 said...

I have already come.
As I promised that I would come again, I have already come. Now all the people around the world must listen to this message,

"I have already come"

moneytolk said...


Anthony said...

sac a main chanel
tee shirts
sac louis vuitton
sac prada
chaussures louis vuitton
chaussures dunk sb
burberry pas cher
Tee shirts pas cher

Anonymous said...

By chance, see a single wave the immortals of riding a photo,Cheap Snapback Hats it move, just students asked me to ride a bike, so, echocardiography action, in a rare sunny weekend, the team set point to early, in a hurry to choose a new cabinet 770, hazy followed the team of team-mates set out, the destination is dozens of miles away HuangXi blunt,ED Hardy heard there were beautiful scenery, scatter forceful.

123 said...

At this Shoes with red bottom point,a abundant ascent array of consumers are mad with attention to accepted stuffs central these types of a continued time.Accepted girls admire the absolute in faddy ornamentals.The absolute blood-soaked cheers became one of the a lot of credible achieve on this cast name,to advice you to apprehend these Red Bottom Shoes for women association appropriate away.Its recommended this affectionate of architect college pumps bout up aerial clothes or maybe circumscribed leg aegis and aswell shorts for every beautiful attending at gluttonous about there is absolutely a lot wonder.The key attributes involving this blazon of Red Bottom Pumps huge pumps are usually style,nobility,attraction,highlighting the absolute body of those college pumps personal.While custom Wedding Shoes reveals his her cossack to the accepted personalities to be able to accretion chains allegation for instance just what some added manufacturers Red Bottom Boots accomplish,able bodied accepted superstars with Showmanship nonetheless like brownish cheers greatly.Should you accumulate account in CRAIGSLIST huge pumps, behindhand CL.

vuitton said...

Beat the Raptors, lebron james swingman jerseyEric - Spoelstra

determine will coach the Eastern Conference All-Star team this year. According to the "Sun-Sentinel" message after the confirmationlebron james jersey Spoelstra heart there will be a trifling thoughts."I'm

just very roughly thought under this issue," Spoelstra said, "But I have to admit, I really bent on the Miami Heat.", The eastern part of the

all-star array starter Rajon - Londo the season because of injury. The other two first-mover, Knicks Carmelo Anthony - and the Celtics'

Kevin - Kevin Garnett .perform good tactics, I am very happy for the players and we will take on behalf of their team play in Houston come

up with the highest standards. "disciples touted ray allen heat jersey

Spoelstra still very calm.

Junaid Effendi said...

this is really a unique blog!

do u see any unique material here?

fifa-coin said...

You cannot imagine how hard the entire team worked to bring this together for you. Witnessing the team's tireless effort, enthusiasm, dedication and unbreakable camaraderie made me incredibly proud and humbled to be able to serve them. For me, this most tangibly demonstrates their deep love for the game and desire to delight their community.
Fifa 15 coins

Buy fifa 15 coins