gent urges cyclists: remember deportment

When travelling to unfamiliar cities, it is soothing to take with oneself, a range of calming rituals. For me, this goes beyond sequenced ablutions, and pyjamas from home, to a list of things I try to […]


Ah, the year that was, and the year that will be. I think my old blog, BehoovingMoving, might get revamped in 2012. Dr. Behooving’s literary voice can’t flow with such drunken ease in a blog like […]

Family flocks to Newcastle's newest best bike route.

If you were in Newcastle today, and happened to see a family on bikes seeming to appear out of drains, not they weren’t Wombles, or boat people just arrived by canoe. They were the first of […]

the narcissism of small differences

Come close and I’ll whisper a slanderous tale in your ear. Last May I was in Portland, where at a small front yard gathering I got to talking with someone who is very well known to […]

Newcastle Waterway Discovery Loop

I have replaced this post with this permanent web page, under “projects”. That page has a comments section for you to share thoughts, links, etc..