As many of you will probably know, I’ve been skating for a little over a year now. One of the things that I’ve been wanting to do since I became half way proficient was to do a Wednesday Night Skate or a Friday Night Skate round London. Living in East Yorkshire, my trips to the capital are fairly infrequent, but a couple of weeks ago I found I had to take a few days leave from work, so I booked a train ticket, and this Wednesday I was in Hyde Park , wearing all my padding, a new helmet, and carrying lots of water. Chatting to some of the marshals before the skate, they were a bit apprehensive about whether[…]