In one of the book's many great ironies, Crimp breaks his hip skating at the Empire Rollerdrome
in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and his forced convalescence gives him the space--and the boredom--to finish the second, watershed version of the essay "Pictures" for October in 1979.
playing touch football, Elvis is renting out the Rainbow Rollerdrome
The couple used to ago to the Rollerdrome
, and had met when she was just 17, whilst visiting her sister in London.
Doris, aged 85, contacted us after reading an article in the Telegraph about the old Regent Rollerdrome in Albany Road, Earlsdon.
She said: "The piece in the paper described the Regent Rollerdrome as Coventry's first skating rink, but I don't think it was.
WE recently carried a photo of the old Regency Rollerdrome
, Coventry's first skating rink, which used to stand on Albany Road, Earlsdon.
Calling himself Steve Majors, George used to meet Margo at Walsall College of Arts and Technology and the former Rollerdrome
where the two would go skating.
Among the couple's favourite haunts were the Rollerdrome in the centre of Wolverhampton, since closed and now the Beach nightclub.
Jill Dando's murderer Barry George (right) used to meet teenage girlfriend Margo at Walsall College of Arts and Technology (above) and the Rollerdrome (below), now the Beach nightclub