My kids were given skates for their Christmas present by their Norwegian grandparents and so, despite the fact that we could probably have gone skating on the village pond lately, we went down to the local ice rink to give them a run through.
The kids are fearless, and even though I skated a bit as a kid, it's been forty odd years since I last skated properly. So, it was with some trepidation that I took to the ice – I was somewhat coerced into having a go!
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As you can see I can go round without falling over (which, if I'm honest I am pretty happy with), but I don't expect any calls from the 'Dancing on Ice' production team, and I could do with a lesson on how to look like I have some control!
(Director of the Self Preservation Society)