June 17, 2012

le Nouveau Parisien

Before I tell you what a pile of poodle poo Paris is, I really should declare a few prior prejudices. First, my Primrose was raised in Jersey in the Channel Islands.  All the street signs in […]
June 14, 2012

Book Cover Unveiled

Here is the cover of Cycle-Space the book, featuring a cool photo whipped out by Mikael Colville Andersen on one of his trips to New York, and a graphic by my publisher that really could be […]
June 12, 2012

Impressions of Paris

The French live in the country making casseroles in their Le Creuset pots. Their children live in Paris, working on their appearance. They spend far too much money on clothes to afford parking fees in the city, […]
June 10, 2012

Cycling impacting architecture at Utrecht University

The Utrecht University campus has been designed around cycling. The bike path from town passes under the first building, that is lifted to provide a bicycling gateway. Wherever the under side of a cantilevered lecture theatre announces […]
June 10, 2012

Brando, get off the bike path!

Never again will I complain about Sydney’s pedestrians walking all over bike paths. New Yorkers could stop complaining as well. Here in Paris, it’s out of control. Consider this famous scene from Last Tango in Paris. […]