We’re all for more cycling and safe cycling. But beware of the cycopathsi

I know, from experience, that any little criticism of cyclists can bring down something considerably worse than the wrath of Khan. And indeed (this bit is compulsory if you’re writing about cyclists) I am genuinely in favour of more cycling lanes, wider cycling lanes and segregated cycling lanes. As it happens, I am also in … Continue reading We’re all for more cycling and safe cycling. But beware of the cycopathsi

I only drink wine to help save the planet

Have you noticed the way people have to explain themselves before expressing an opinion these days? If they condemn the Turkish invasion of Syria they stress that they aren’t against the Turkish people per se, it’s just the actions of their current president. And if they condemn the intransigence of the DUP they emphasise that … Continue reading I only drink wine to help save the planet

Has anyone got the courage to stop this Bus Connects nonsense?

Bus Connects is raising its extremely ugly head again. I had hoped it was gone away. Just to remind you, Bus Connects is a €2bn plan to make bus commutes quicker in Dublin – at the expense of thousands of trees, hundreds of gardens, dozens of small businesses and the integrity of several communities in … Continue reading Has anyone got the courage to stop this Bus Connects nonsense?