May 26, 2010

Talking to the Press

I have no idea what I said to a Newcastle Herald reporter yesterday. She came across my name when trawling back through past stories about Newcastle East, for her background research on a weekend supplement story […]
May 24, 2010

Inner city living and otherness

Loathed as I am to use an academic cliche, I must say there is a smell of "otherness" about inner city living, that I at once find titillating, and tiresome. I live in what someone other […]
May 21, 2010

The Body Perfect, according to cyclists.

People ask me, "Dr. Behooving, why is my daughter anorexic and my son pumping iron as though he’ll never breed otherwise?" Well, that’s because they’re not racing bikes. When I was a young man and first […]
May 20, 2010

The unplanned career plan

My career is turning out like scrambled eggs that looked for 10 years more like an omelet, that I’m now slicing up for fried rice. Along the way I’ve been throwing in turmeric, apples, and all […]
May 20, 2010

thought for the day

As the rulers of cyclespace, we cannot allow our power to be diluted by countenancing many of the things non-cyclists would say. We cannot indulge talk of cycling relieving congestion for drivers. We cannot be appealing […]