A local’s opinionated guide to the best sidewalk cafes! Each listing includes the cafe’s name and website, a snapshot of what the patio seating looks like, gossipy commentary, and the cafe’s address with cross street.
A typical cyclist muses on a typical day “You cyclists,” spat a driver as I caught up to his beat-up hatchback at a red light, “You ride around like you own the streets,… Continue reading
A gal’s guide to packing panniers for a cycling trip People fuss over bike travelers and how brave, adventurous and fit they are. But really, a bike traveler is just someone who wonders,… Continue reading
COLUMN – Life on the edge (of traffic) has its pros and cons. Is it healthier inside a car or outside it?
Published in the November/December 2009 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people. Do bicycles change the way we communicate? I was really looking forward to my dental appointment – the adjustment to… Continue reading
[Published in the September/October 2009 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people.] Bicycle traveler’s new book describes experiences, not logistics “I am not an avid cyclist,” admits Willie Weir in his new… Continue reading
[Published in the August 2009 issue of Goa Today Magazine] Backroads “Slow Goa” tour targets cyclists and activists Visitors have toured Goa by car, motorbike, bus, boat and train; but now – thanks… Continue reading
Published in the Spring 2009 issue of Vancouver Review, a nationally distributed quarterly magazine that focuses on ideas, culture and arts from Canada’s West Coast. A collaboration with Museum of Vancouver‘s June –… Continue reading
Bicycling in Guelph something to celebrate Published in the April 21, 2009 feature section of Canada’s Guelph Tribune, a Metroland Media Group Ltd. publication. Guelph, Ontario — I blame it all on Guelph.… Continue reading
Sure, read all about it on my blog Girl Gone Goa: travel, sex, magic and cycling in an Indian State. I wrote over 60 stories on life in Goa as a single woman… Continue reading
Face, meet the world of the food and beverage hostess “What you need,” Christopher murmured, peering into my face, “is a silicone primer.” Oddly, he wasn’t talking about bike frames. I had run… Continue reading