Archive for the ‘Cities’ Category

The skies were still shining brightly well after dinner this evening, so after the horrendous rain yesterday, I decided to go on a quick evening cycling mission. I had a few aims – to discover a few new quiet streets to cycle along, and to push myself up a few hills and to try shake […]


I think the river Tay has got to be one of the highlights of my commute to work and it is certainly one of my favourite places in Dundee. Tonight it was spectacular. It had been a cold, crisp, sunny day and consequently as the sun was disappearing from the sky, it left a trail […]


Free bicycles and giant pumpkins sound like they should be part of some fairytale, but I have the photos to prove they exist! I discovered them both on a recent trip to visit friends in Zürich. The free bicycles via the service – Züri Rollt – a scheme that allows you to ‘borrow’ bikes for […]


I am in London this week blogging for Inhabitat about the London Design Festival.  However, tonight I needed a food and internet hit and was heading back across town after spending most of the day in the east, so I decided to pop into Look Mum No Hands, the well known London bicycle cafe. It […]


CYCLING IS GOOD. I think this child illustrates perfectly one of the simple messages of Pedal on Parliament. Cycling is good = It makes people healthy, it makes people happy, it allows cities to breathe and move and even children can do it. Ok so that is all nothing new – so why wouldn’t you invest […]


Saturday the 28th of April is a date that any type of Scottish cyclist should have in their diary. As if you like to ride your bike – be it once a day, once a week, once a month or even once a year, then this is your chance to show that you would like your […]


I’m a little late in posting this, as I actually wrote about the Sanitov Studio for Inhabitat last year when I was covering the London Design Festival for them… so yes you should check out that full post here. The main feature of the Sanitov exhibition their new C-Type Cargo bike that incorporates an innovative GPS tracking […]