July 17, 2012

Sneak preview of Genre de Vie

The makers of the documentary film Genre de Vie, about the bicycling way of life, have posted a sneak preview of their film to their blog. I’m naturally delighted to have been featured alongside some great […]
July 13, 2012

What to do now, but get fat?

Knowledge based economies have a real problem. Do you realise we have been so good at eliminating physical labour from our lives, that now we can’t even get enough fibre without gaining weight? A slight woman […]
July 11, 2012

Hats are safer than helmets on shared paths

Something I should have posted 12 months ago. I’ve discovered that most hats have a crucial safety feature helmets lack: inbuilt speed control. If I’m ever approaching an uncivil speed on a shared path my hat will alert […]
July 10, 2012

Stage 9 of the Tour departs from Ledoux’s Royal Salt Works at Arc-et-Senans

Astute followers of this years Tour of France might have noticed a little more architecture surrounding stage 9 than the usual twee village or triumphal arch. Stage 9, the time trial, set out from The Royal […]
July 5, 2012

Self-proclaimed starchitect bikewashes his matching green hanky

I want to grow old like Hadi Teherani. The Hamburg based architect, interior specialist and product designer, who is never seen out without a silk handkerchief in his top pocket, has obviously reached the top of […]