Archive for the ‘Cycling’ Category

I got a nice surprise when I got home tonight. A small envelope had arrived with these goodies inside. A postcard from a friend to say hello and a few paper cuttings that they thought I might like. One is about a bike related design so I thought I would share it here. It is […]


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 […]


The second Pedal on Parliament #POP2 took place last Sunday in Edinburgh. If you don’t know what that is – it is roughly 4000 people on bicycles cycling in a slow and peaceful protest down the royal mile in Edinburgh to arrive in front of the Scottish Parliament with one simple message to the Scottish […]


I have just realised that I haven’t done a proper update about the Fun a Day project that I completed in January. The concept was simple, Fun a Day Dundee challenged the people of Dundee to do something fun and creative every day in January. I decided that I would get my daily kicks out […]


Janapar is the Armenian word for journey. Janapar is a also film that launched earlier this week, where Tom Allen tells the story of how he cycled 12,000 miles round the world, with neither maps nor guidebooks, in his quest for freedom and adventure after finishing university. A real adventurer! Although this tells the tale […]


I picked up a surprise package today and it truly feels like Christmas has come early. Inside the brown paper packaging was not just one, but two beautiful books – two editions of the Bicycle Portraits books by Stan Engelbrecht & Nic Grobler. I mentioned their project briefly on this blog back in 2010. However, […]


Well I think someone may have been watching my Tweets this morning where I mentioned the Emergency Compliment Generator and decided to give me a boost on my cycle home from work! I had just left and was on my way up a hill and considering taking over a bus that was stopping in front […]