Unimaginable in France, Italy or Spain, where bikes and bike racing are part of the fabric of life, and motorists take care to give cyclists extra room on the road.
Could “bike-friendly Latins” be the new “tolerant Dutch“? For a small fee (insurance not included) I’ll take Richard round Barcelona on a bike to see if he’ll change his mind.
- Germanic monkey puzzles
Some of the recent obituaries of super-poet Willem Wilmink (1936-2003) managed to avoid mentioning his writings in Twents, despite the fact
- Fuck Bicing
Being Barcelona Council’s corporativist scheme to marginalise private bike ownership and bike shops: 59euros is going round chaining random stuff to lampposts
- Efficient use of PR budget
André Hazes, the notable (but not notably abstemious–he famously lit up in the no-smoking cinema in which his life-film was being
Although he’s probably better known for his trip from Istanbul to China via the old Silk Road, Gabriel Pernau is the
- Summer nights when the beer’s run out
Here’s a photo from the opening of the Barcelona Forum’s big youth jamboree: Yep, lots of flags and statist rhetoric (hello, nineteenth