Will Singapore ignore the bicycling fashion?

I have been invited to speak at Singapore’s Archifest forum on October 17, on the topic of “rethinking cycling”. This is one of those honours you know belongs to someone who has gotten their hands dirtier, […]

To cycle for piety, or for beauty?

A change of context forces some fast thinking about priorities and beliefs. I have moved to a city that has yet to make proper footpaths, and will probably never have bike infrastructure. Adults and children alike […]

A strange little habit of mine

I imagine a future in which everyone will work from their home, but still have to physically commute to their virtual office, maybe even powering their computer battery for the day as they go. Or maybe […]

How to look stupid while winning

Today for your edification and learning, a series of photos aimed at showing young punters how to win sprints. These photos are of me winning C-grade last Sunday, in a race that nobody seriously contested, because […]

Lessons for car cities from 19th century Paris

This post is based on a PechaKucha talk I will be giving next Monday night as part of Launceston Architecture Week. Big cities, and old cities, and especially big old cities, can’t use cars for much […]