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#Picture Tour of #Europe (2): #Spain’s Sights, Sounds, Smells and Sunshine

Following last week’s post on picturesque France, today we are heading further south to a country I’ve been to more often than any other in Europe. I am not counting the times, but if I do, it will be in … Continue reading

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#Columbus ‘Discovered’ America and We Discovered #PortoSanto

Across the dark blue waters of Atlantic, north of Madeira, lies a quaint little island Porto Santo. I knew little about it, except that it was supposed to have beautiful sandy beaches and could be reached by ferry from the … 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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