Vilification for votes

If you’re Dutch and want my sympathy because Geert Wilders has a voice in your parliament, or American and expect me to feel sorry for you about Donald Trump, I’m sorry, where I live we have one of these […]

Head for the coast all you humans

I guess in the run up to Christmas I have been using the ol’ cargo bike a bit more than usual, and for some rather long trips to shopping complexes I would normally avoid. I guess […]

Lessons in Power from Kermess Racing

Sometimes I’m amazed by the arguments people make for public investment in cycling. I’m amazed that they bother. In high school and university we were taught to construct arguments to back our requests. But in what […]

The home baked city

Savvy investors don’t sound an alarm when they see a crash coming—at least not before they shift their own assets. Might it be the same with the mechanical city, emblemised by the car? Maybe the macro factors against […]

Huge university car parks: symptoms of a sector unravelling

So I’ve recently left the security of full time tenured employment in the tertiary sector to throw my energies into two start-ups, my architectural study tour business and  the Amsterdam office of Cyclespace, of which I […]