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40 years of cycling

Our local cycle lobbying group spokes is celebrating 40 years of cycling (or lobbying).  2017 being one of these years when there seem to be lots of anniversaries.  This is also coincidentally about the same time I have been cycling … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- Happy birthday bicycle

Happy birthday bicycle.  Cycling is 200 years old this week and some celebration is taking place.  One Karl Drais invented the forerunner of the bicycle due to a rise in horse feed.  You sat on it and pushed it along … Continue reading

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Pelerins du climat part 2

Our “official” role as pelerins started at Newhaven ferry port on the 24th of November.  The weather was not good and the crossing was very rough and I was slightly sick on the ferry.   Nevertheless after the previous days cycle … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- 20 minute neighbourhoods

I’ve never heard of 20 minute neighbourhoods until now but saw a link on a friend of our books facebook page.  20 minute neighbourhoods are something that Portland in the US, if not pioneered, is obviously intent on introducing.  What … Continue reading

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