September 15, 2019

Behind the scenes look at my new life as a women’s swimwear designer.

Preamble You might be wondering why my once regular blog posts have disappeared from your feed for so long. I was in a coma. I was working too much in the Netherlands, where most people don’t […]
June 7, 2019

Driverless Cars or Cycling to Trains?

Preface This essay was first published in February 2018 for paid subscribers to my Patreon site. It became the basis of a number of public lectures I would give in Oslo, a city that because of […]
February 26, 2018

Join the club!

While I will still be blogging, and shooting the breeze, I am also now writing serious essays for paid subscribers to my new Patreon page. The first subscribers coming into this exclusive club are politicians, the […]
January 11, 2018

Dockless Bike Share: what is your civic obligation?

Bore me to death why don’t you! That is not so much directed to you, blog reader (though many of your comments are rather sleepy) than it is to anyone who has written about dockless bike […]
January 1, 2018

Reclaiming the word “cyclist” as an unmarked term.

The second half of the twentieth-century was a dark age for bicycle transport. Cycling (by which I mean cycling for transport) became so uncommon that the word “cyclist” was taken to mean someone in lycra and […]