October 10, 2014

Life During Wartime

I was 15 and staying with my dad in the holiday caravan of one of his friends. I got to hear him tell a story he would never tell at home, of the time his navy […]
October 9, 2014

Dress like a leader and break every road rule.

I know in Denmark and the Netherlands the sight of cyclists breaking road rules can be taken as a sign that the traffic engineering still has a few holes. Yes, but in nations like Australia and […]
October 9, 2014

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October 8, 2014

Do civic realms matter?

“People Don’t need piazzas. They’re at home watching television.” — Robert Venturi   I have lived in Launceston Tasmania for two years now. It has been a great experiment in self-deprecation. Does a person need a […]
October 7, 2014

The automotive industry or Isis? Which is more likely to kill you?

I haven’t watched any of those beheading clips, and refuse to while ever photos of mutilated car crash victims aren’t likewise spread on the web. The greatest terrorist threat to the world isn’t Isis, but Volkswagen, Toyota, Daimler, General Motors, Ford, Nissan, […]