Ok, so Brighton is not a cycling epicentre. It is no Copenhagen, and its hills make the appeal of the two wheeled stead a little less alluring then when in FLAT places like Hamburg, The Netherlands, and even Cambridge (UK). But Brighton definitely does get its bike on. I spot spandex clad cyclists everyday whizzing […]Read more "Look Out For Cyclists"
I know I am not alone in saying there is something that intimately connects both bicycles and design. Every time I see a drawing or graphic design of a bicycle my heart skips a beat. I imagine the personality and life of the bicycle, the intimate relationship it has with its rider, and the wind […]Read more "Bicycle Design"
Yesterday I was chatting with my friend who had to buy emergency new shoes because he lost the heel of the shoes he had been previously wearing and we were on a day trip many hours from home. I was checking his shoes out. I liked them. But I also felt guilty liking them. They […]Read more "Cool Consuming"
I am sitting in a chair next to the window looking out at the sea (yes I can see the sea from my window, I am blessed) trying to figure out what to write my blog post about. I have the drive but my brain is completely empty. Literally. Like someone ate all the cookies […]Read more "Behind the Curtains"
Within the last month I went on two separate beach cleans. This being the first time I have lived so close to the sea, it is also the first time that I have been exposed first hand to how much plastic waste exists on the beach, which mostly has washed up from the sea. It’s […]Read more "Wasted Art"
Needing a bit more inspiration to ride your bicycle these days due to the cold temperatures?! Sitting at home with a busted knee (like me) unable to ride and missing your bike?! I have just the thing to inspire you to take on those chilly temperatures and boost you out of your no-bicycle blues: MUSIC! […]Read more "Songs About Bicycles"
If you look about yourself I bet you will quickly find plastic all around you. When I look around myself my pen, cellphone, computer keyboard, the outlet, the cords connecting my computer to the wall and even my trousers are made (at least partially) of plastic. It is something we tend to turn a blind […]Read more "The Never Ending Story of Plastic"