Posts Tagged ‘scotland’

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 […]


Trakke Messenger bags have been on my radar for a year or so now. I was reminded about them at the tweed ride in Glasgow where they were sporting a stunning Harris Tweed version. However, it is the yellow waxed cotton one that is on my wishlist and watching the short documentary above has made […]


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 […]


I made a special effort* to join the Harris Tweed Ride this year and I am glad I did. The sun shone, the people pedaled, the banter rolled and I had a positively glorious day out as I slowly drifted through Glasgow amongst this tweedy mass. I tried to take a few snapshots, with no […]


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 […]


This cheery little (well actually reasonably sized) painting greets you as you enter my parents house. I was back visiting this weekend, and it reminded me of how these cheeky cyclists never fail to make me smile. So I thought I would share it and perhaps let it make some other people smile too. We don’t actually […]