February 18, 2015

The myth that we are not Europe

When North Americans and Australians visit Europe they spend most of their time in the really old parts of the cities they visit. That’s where the coach drops them, so that’s where they stay. If they […]
February 15, 2015

Genre de Vie

Well finally, after having done the rounds of all the Euro film festivals, you can watch the whole of Genre de Vie (“way of life”) on the web: httpv://vimeo.com/99846364
February 12, 2015

Henty Wingman suit bag for cyclists

I feel sorry for my Brooks rusksack right now. I’m heading up to Brisbane with Angelina Russo to lead some workshops for the Queensland Museum who are currently showing Dan Oakman’s Freewheeling Australia exhibition—that includes some of […]
February 8, 2015

Codified language to discuss public space? Come on, stop it!

I’m going to tell you what is wrong with this seemingly positive list of sharp and slack terms being applauded in bike advocacy circles this week. I’m not going to quibble over details. A lot of […]
February 5, 2015

Geographical fault lines in the helmet debate

After my recent blog post comparing compulsory bike helmets to compulsory armbands on Jews, I have been hounded by facebook-friends (“ffs”) who believe conscientious objectors to bike helmet laws are going to inspire reprisals from motorists. […]