September 21, 2012

To cycle for piety, or for beauty?

A change of context forces some fast thinking about priorities and beliefs. I have moved to a city that has yet to make proper footpaths, and will probably never have bike infrastructure. Adults and children alike […]
September 19, 2012

A strange little habit of mine

I imagine a future in which everyone will work from their home, but still have to physically commute to their virtual office, maybe even powering their computer battery for the day as they go. Or maybe […]
September 18, 2012

How to look stupid while winning

Today for your edification and learning, a series of photos aimed at showing young punters how to win sprints. These photos are of me winning C-grade last Sunday, in a race that nobody seriously contested, because […]
September 15, 2012

Lessons for car cities from 19th century Paris

This post is based on a PechaKucha talk I will be giving next Monday night as part of Launceston Architecture Week. Big cities, and old cities, and especially big old cities, can’t use cars for much […]
September 12, 2012

Template letter to promote Bike Hour

Let me tell you how you can promote Bike Hour, and enjoy 15 minutes of fame between now and Sept 22. You simply send a letter like this to newspapers and blogs that you read, and […]