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 […]
June 2, 2012

What to pack when heading to Paris?

I have one of those really horrible jobs that sends me away on lots of overseas trips. 2 sleeps from now I’ll be heading to Singapore, the Netherlands, France and then Spain, and going to two […]
May 31, 2012

May our streets have no names

Most people would remember the neighbourhood of their childhood being cut by something unusual. The neighbourhood in which I grew up had a 4 feet diameter steel pipeline running right through it. I remember laying on it, […]
May 30, 2012

Pet Peeves

This time every year, professional duties send me to Europe, and people start asking if I will be “catching part of le tour“. For the record, I have no interest in any bike race that refuses […]
May 28, 2012

Cambered bike paths to shed pedestrians

Work with me here folks. This idea is in its infancy, and I appreciate it would have limited applications. Borne of a remark made by reader Lukas, after my previous post, is an idea I have […]