Archive for August, 2005

The weekend paper —

‘Since the London bombings, lots more people cycle around the place, which I suppose is a good thing. Though I don’t know which is more annoying: those who race down the pavement, swerving past just before you realise that they are bearing down on you at 20mph, or those who bossily ring the bell to […]

Pulled in all directions —

This time next month, we will either be sleeping fitfully or watching cable TV in hotel rooms somewhere in Los Angeles, en route to the Cook Islands and ultimately our new life in New Zealand. Actually, as things stand at present, it is far from certain that we’ll have even got that far on our […]

July 7th —

A couple of stills from my upcoming ‘fifteen minutes’ on BBC4. The documentary will be called ‘We Are Not Afraid’ and centres on the website that emerged following the July 7th bomb attacks in London. Called, We’re Not Afraid, the site carries messages and images urging defiance against terrorism.

In the picture —

What with my brief wafflings on local radio and my looming BBC4 appearance, I have been giving no small amount of consideration to a career in the media, perhaps by becoming an A-list celebrity or, at the very least, a highly paid talking head. However, a quick flick through the latest edition of London Cyclist […]

Bike Powered Radio —

If you have a little slack time around 18.30hrs British Summer Time today (Monday 1st August), you could have the chance to hear me get tongue-tied on live radio! Jack Thurston (left) called with an invite to be a guest on his Bike show which is “a weekly show delving into the art, science, politics […]