Monthly Archives: September 2014

Posthumous

It was in St Louis, Missouri in October 2003, after witnessing a motorist strike and kill a cyclist, that Patrick Van Der Tuin placed a white-painted bicycle with a sign saying ‘Cyclist Killed Here’ at the scene of the accident that Ghost … Continue reading

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No Direction Home

Over the years since I started writing this blog I have referred to my poor sense of direction. ‘Poor’ doesn’t really do it justice. ‘Total lack of…’ is nearer the mark. I have written about how – on the three … Continue reading

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Strenuous

Strenuous adj 1. characterised by or performed with much energy or force. 2.arduous, straining, strenuous taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance. I recently went on a short cycling holiday in Dorset (for Icelandic and Singaporean readers that’s a … Continue reading

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