Category Archives: Health & Sports

#GranCanaria: Sheer Indulgence of Senses and Stunning Sunsets

The colours are striking, blue sky, reflected in a equally blue pool; the sun rays, like shining crystals, sparkled and twinkled, like bright little stars. Trees of various shades of green, tropical flowers of red, pink, orange, white and any … Continue reading

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#SMIDSY – Are UK Roads Safe for #Cyclists?

Knocked off bike by a car last Friday evening. Bruised ribs due to hitting handlebars. Listening to BBC Radio 4 this morning I hear some bullshit from an Imperial College Professor about the UK Government “moving in the right direction” … Continue reading

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From #Birmingham to #Copenhagen: Route to #Happiness

By John Kirk Copenhagen is built around the bicycle and Birmingham (UK and USA) is built around the car. It is that simple. For the past 40 years the Danes have been investing in infrastructure to support and encourage the … Continue reading

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#Picnic in the Park: #Spring Excursion in Sutton Park 春游伯明翰

Last Monday, during the first of the two Bank Holidays in May, I organised a picnic in the park, inviting all the visiting academics from Birmingham City University. It so happens that part of my job is to look after … Continue reading

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