June 10, 2012

Cycling impacting architecture at Utrecht University

The Utrecht University campus has been designed around cycling. The bike path from town passes under the first building, that is lifted to provide a bicycling gateway. Wherever the under side of a cantilevered lecture theatre announces […]
June 10, 2012

Brando, get off the bike path!

Never again will I complain about Sydney’s pedestrians walking all over bike paths. New Yorkers could stop complaining as well. Here in Paris, it’s out of control. Consider this famous scene from Last Tango in Paris. […]
June 10, 2012

Thursday in Rotterdam

Michael Kane can say what he likes about the Dutch. I think they’re cool—with the obvious exception of you Arlie (Arlie is the Dutch woman who bought the house next to mine for her sons to […]
June 7, 2012

Scouting for Daughter-in-Laws in Rotterdam

You know the English never get over their jetlag when they come to the Netherlands. They get stuck running hostels in Amsterdam, dreaming they’re only dreaming about smoking weed. All I have consumed though, are 2 […]
June 5, 2012

Cars can’t hit you in Singapore la

I lived here from ’93-95, and have stopped here a dozen times since. I personally witnessed 3 road related deaths during the time that I called Singapore home, including the death of one cyclist: hardly surprising […]