Cardiff may be a fairly new city in the grand scheme of things, but thanks to the changing needs of the population over the past two centuries it has become a collection of different ideas, all somehow blended together. Whilst some ideas may have made sense at the time, others should be consigned to history and forgotten.
There’s a scene in the Matrix where Keanu Reeves’ character Neo is in a crowd of people pushing and shoving, when suddenly a beautiful woman in a red dress walks past, catching his eye.
One thing the snow can give us is a sense of perspective. Just like at Christmas, everything stops. We stay at home; we spend time with our families and we get out and walk places. Our world falls silent.
At a time when the UK is quietly losing its mind about a bit of snow, a bit of perspective is always helpful.
The council is currently consulting on its economic green paper. It's a roadmap that aims to boost the various zones around Cardiff that have developed over the years.
One of the most frustrating things about life is the ongoing battle for understanding. Words are incredibly powerful, but when you can't find the right one your message can be lost, or worse still, misconstrued. However, language can also be misused and manipulated, either deliberately or accidentally. This seems to be particularly prevelant in the … Continue reading Why language is important…
One of the surprising discoveries of this new focus on the rough stuff is that my buddies seem to be up for it too. Today we are talking about a route that our good friend Drew came up with. Getting there... Whilst our ride started from the bottom of the Penrhos Cutting in Taffs Well, … Continue reading Route: Over the top…
Inspired by a guest post by our friend Steffan about his beloved fixie and its classic carrying solution, we thought it would be a good idea to look at a couple of ways to carry our wares on our bicycles.
Here is a quick rundown of the event on Saturday.
Whilst we did mention it in passing, whilst having a moan about Cardiff Council's new car parking app, we thought Smartcycle deserved a post of its own. Pulling in parking and bike shop data from OpenStreetMap, Smartcycle put the parking information you need in an attractive package. The power of open data If you've been … Continue reading Smartcycle – The parking app you’ve been been asking for…