Tag Archives: bicycles

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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Carolina in my mind.

James Taylor wrote the song while homesick in Spain, so we’ve turned the tables a bit and are in the part of the world he loved so much as we think about our home near the border of Spain. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Adventure Continues!

We are still moving slowly along in our 6 wheeled camping car that we have christened Janey-Rae. As we roll along the small bi-ways of the Northeast at 40-50 mph (64-80 kph) she doesn’t guzzle the gas too badly. We recently … Continue reading

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Get Your Kicks on Route 66 (or elsewhwere;-)!

The Dexit (Diomede exit) took place on July 1st. It didn’t cause as much a fuss as the Brexit did, but there was a certain amount of upheaval involved. Two days after we arrived my brother had a BBQ with … Continue reading

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Permaculture – A Sustainable Answer

What is the question? How can we incorporate all aspects of our modern lifestyles into an interesting way forward that respects the planet, those we share it with, and ourselves? From transport to planting gardens, Locky briefly explains this Australian concept … Continue reading

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Belle vue, belle vie – On yer bikes!!

History has shown us that just maybe a bicycle ride through Dallas might have been the better option on that fateful November day nearly 52 years ago this month, but alas, we cannot re-write history. What many of us hopefully … Continue reading

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Why Corporations Suck (the humanity out of us).

I have always been a fan of small businesses. When I grew up we called many of the shops we went into by the owner’s name. There was Vinny’s Pizza, Mike’s Deli, Artie’s Candy Store and Larry’s Butcher to name … Continue reading

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New Haven – Diversity, Connecticut style.

Come walk the green with me in New Haven and meet some of the colourful characters that add to the diversity. – Shoe makers, rappers, basketball players, DJ’s, students, cyclists, and more all come together to add to the fabric … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone & The West – not far away, but worlds apart.

Hello everyone. In this short photo essay flit between the two worlds of the developed west, and Sierra Leone, Western Africa. Not far away from each other, but in many ways worlds apart. Enjoy – Like – Share – Post … Continue reading

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Two Bronx boys, Biarritz France, Seafood, Plastic waste, art projects and more…….

Why seal plastic that washes up on the shores of Southern France in small food cans? Daniel Lanzilotta says, “Why not?” With the beaches as his art supply shop, Daniel explains the premise behind his intriguing artwork. Watch the process and have … Continue reading

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