December 4, 2015

Huge university car parks: symptoms of a sector unravelling

So I’ve recently left the security of full time tenured employment in the tertiary sector to throw my energies into two start-ups, my architectural study tour business and  the Amsterdam office of Cyclespace, of which I […]
December 2, 2015

Cutout cyclists in architects’ renders

Spare a thought for the cutout cyclists. Most of their lives are lived in free-to-use galleries like this or this.  Where they would rather be though, is in architects’ renders. Their sadness is that most of the renders they […]
November 23, 2015

Darkness before a dawn in bike thinking.

You may not know, but I’m kinda big in the Netherlands (just North of Belgium). I was asked to help launch Europe by People last week in Amsterdam, and also to place the bike stamp on the associated […]
November 15, 2015

Bicycleism/Bicycleist.

You may live in a car-centric district, meaning bicycle transport is an impossibility for you or your family right now. Still, you can identify as a Bicycleist. I’m a male but if pressed to answer yes or no, I would have to answer […]
November 6, 2015

Real or steel derrières? What sickoes would rather see on our streets!

Without even a sleep separating them, I was walking around a canned nature experience outside of Vancouver one moment and in the surf with my sons in Newcastle the next. And now already I’m in Amsterdam. If you don’t […]