March 4, 2011

The Scrap Deluxe by Velorbis [Review]

Product reviews bring readers to blogs. So, if you’re lonely, and want readers, write a review, on your washing machine, long haired cat, new jeans, whatever you’ve got. After three months of owning a Velorbis Churchill […]
February 20, 2011

Don’t let me burst your balloon (tires).

Famed though I may be, as one with a talent for analyzing matters of an artistic or cultural manner, there are times when even a humanities snob like myself must deign to speak in empirical terms. […]
February 1, 2011

Rides on hot nights (mostly word-pictures only)

There is a tradition within British aesthetics of analysing nature and buildings from the subjective standpoint of a single person, the writer. Whenever I find myself reading and reeling from self indulgence, I have to catch […]
August 16, 2010

Velorbis Scrap Deluxe [Review]

A few weeks ago I wrote a technical review of the Velorbis Churchill Classic, and learned how to boost hits to my blog: write reviews on new bikes! No wonder bloggers’ reviews are so cynical. I […]
August 8, 2010

Primrose’s Birthday

neeeeigh, woo there Yes, it is her birthday, and as my sweetheart enters her late twenties it is beholden upon me to whip out the plastic, as any good sugar daddy would do. The first big […]