August 8, 2011

Greetings, Any New Local Readers

Like any evil genius, I do so love hearing my voice on the airwaves, as happened this morning, thanks to the vision and wisdom of local public broadcaster, Jill Emberson. While I don’t expect more than […]
August 6, 2011

5-star safety rated bicycling zones: an infectious idea

Nothing quite matches a day cycling in Sydney, to stoke the ol’ furnace of critical thought. I note their planners’ preoccupation with the overall percentage of trips according to mode: car, train, bus or bike. Sydney […]
August 4, 2011

is the PAS house a house, or a skate park?

  If it were a house, it might not meet building regulations pertaining to safety. Oh those regs can be so freaking anal, you knows! By calling it a skate park though, and asking your visitors […]
August 3, 2011

When bikes look like the buidlings they’re parked near

I saw this beautiful chrome bike chained out back of the Cooper Union Building, in New York, by Morphosis, and couldn’t help wondering if the owner lived or worked a few blocks away, but chained their […]
August 3, 2011

Inviting EOIs from Eastern European cities who would like me as mayor.

I think I’ve been aiming too low. Satisfying myself with writing books, and getting hits to my blog, enjoying some freebies and hospitality when I’m abroad, and having 272 followers via Twitter and 242 facebook friends, […]