Category Archives: Technology & Progress

Is technology the answer or does it give false hope?

Where’s my pump?

Hello everyone, Hope all is well. I met Joel yesterday and had to share his idea with the wider world. Bike geeks stay tuned!! Finally bringing the frame bike pump to market and his ideas on self-sufficient cycling are definitely … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Castles.

In March 2000 when our first child was born, we weren’t too sure about anything, much like any new parents. To ensure we were really stepping into the unknown, we decided heading down to a small village in rural France … Continue reading

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Be careful, that’s life you’re living!

In 1983, 4,099 people died in motorcycle accidents in the U.S.A.  In August of that same year two young guys left the streets of The Bronx, New York to head out across America for an adventure. They were on motorcycles. … Continue reading

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Locked down, but the doors are wide open!!!

Hello all, I am pretty sure this finds everyone in a place, or state of mind, you never dreamed you would have been in about two months ago. When I was writing my latest book, Cycling off the Cliff… and … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just gotta act it out!

Good day one and all. It’s always nice to meet people doing what they love, and at the same time bringing awareness to some of the social issues that we are surrounded with in modern life. Gareth Tidball, a young … Continue reading

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An hour a day then put it away!

Do you think that is possible in our modern world of always being connected? Besides sharing in his journey of becoming a doctor, my friend Jan, a child psychologist in training from Holland, has some interesting thoughts on the matter … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience – The New Normal?

Hello everyone, hope you are well. Our world is changing rapidly, the political, financial, environmental and educational systems are all in big change. One of those paths to change is Civil Disobedience. Civil Disobedience comes in many forms, young children … Continue reading

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Disconnecting….Reconnecting!

I remember in 1994 while pedaling across America after many years of traveling the world on my bicycle I met a guy in the middle of the country somewhere and we had lunch together as we were headed in opposite … Continue reading

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Democratic Education, what a concept!

Hello there everyone, although the sun was in our eyes, and my hat shades my face in this interview, my ears were wide open while talking to Ramin, an interesting guy who has been involved in Democratic Education for only … Continue reading

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Cycling Out of the Comfort Zone.

I met Florian in our associative cafe at his presentation. He was full of life, adventure and talking from the heart about his six month adventure of cycling without money from his hometown in France to Morocco. As we drove … Continue reading

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