It’s time to cast your mind back to the summer of 2019 and my cycle from Santander in Spain to Coimbra in Portugal (via a train along the Douro Valley and Porto). A welcome return to continental long-distance cycling for the cyclist and a shakedown for Wanda the […]
I’m delighted to say that I have a new talk in production for 2020. It focuses primarily upon my 2019 cycle across northern Spain to the Douro Valley in Portugal and onwards to Coimbra. There is still much to prepare before the talk gets its premiere in Halifax […]
Ghent: "If You Design A City For Cars, You Get Cars; If You Design A City For People, You Get People"
Wonderful film! So many wise words spoken here but they are summed up in the title to this post. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Meantime in Britain so many are fixated on (cue grunt) “getting Brexit done!“. Sad, sad, sad… This is what progressive nations are doing on the continent. […]
The winter solstice has been and gone but the dark nights remain for some time yet. Following on from the post earlier this month about cycling films – read it here – I’ve been busy putting the Canon XA40 into practice and this weekend have produced two, err… […]
Earlier this week I was alerted by Twitter follower Dominic Carroll to a video that is available on YouTube. Made in 1971 by the BBC, the film – in two parts online – tells the story of Scotsman Bill Houston, a former soldier and, at the time of […]