December 8, 2014

Just old enough to have your words heeded.

As I am sure many wise men would appreciate, facial sagging and wrinkles are to be welcomed. Moreover, they take far too long to develop. We spend half our lives trapped behind youthful faces. I feel […]
December 6, 2014

Bicycle Porn (and Chris Froome!)

Should we tackle the bike/porn nexus? I think it is time. Lord knows nobody else with fair intensions has the gumption to touch such a subject. I’ll start by saying unprotected sex between actors is not […]
December 5, 2014

Places shape minds more than minds can shape places.

Even a genius has their mind shaped by their environment. I’ve just spent a week in my home town of Newcastle. I own a terrace house there. The next door neighbour, a very smart lady, sees […]
November 30, 2014

Observations from Pedal Brisbane

It’s the moment I walk past the dutch cargo bike stalls that I realise, “Oh right, this is my life now.” I’m one of those bods who they wheel in to enliven the talkfest about this […]
November 26, 2014

The Americanisation of yet another fine town.

I’m writing this so that, if I go missing, you will know I am on the bottom of a waterway somewhere in Northern Tasmania, wearing gigantic boots fashioned from asphalt. People who I’ve never met before […]