Trading Standards

The advert above was made in Copenhagen by car manufacturer Citroen and I think it portrays quite a positive message for bicycle riding and motoring. The person wearing the anti-pollution mask at the beginning is showing the problem that the product we are about to see is going to solve – quite poignant in view of our recentContinue reading “Trading Standards”

Talk of Stuff and Things

Last Tuesday I gave my first public talk on behalf of the Cycling Embassy of Great Britain at the Yorkshire Grey pub in London W1. A packed upstairs room looked on in admiration (I think) as I warbled on for an hour about ‘I Want What They’re Having – How the Rest of the World isContinue reading “Talk of Stuff and Things”

The People’s Transport

So Edmund King, President of the Automobile Association and keen cyclist, is heading an initiative to give away 5000 helmets along with Hi-Viz tabards in Central London today. The aim of ‘Cycle Safety Day’  is to hand out this safety gear to people using Boris Bikes (in case you’re wondering why they’re just focussing onContinue reading “The People’s Transport”

The World Has Changed….

This was spotted on the brilliant Urban Country blog. It’s an advertsement for the World Wildlife Fund in Canada and for illustrating how societal ‘norms’ change through the years and can continue to change, it’s pretty much pitch perfect.. Enjoy. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow evening for my talk. I’ve been a Best ManContinue reading “The World Has Changed….”

Local News

Well, I’ve started to put together the PowerPoint presentation for next Tuesdays Street Talk. If you’re in London, please pop along to see me discuss such items as Bull Taming, the British Class System and the Ford Capri. I shall also, as a finale,  be taking you on a pictoral trip from my house to theContinue reading “Local News”