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Pedal Your Bike – Power Your Phone

Who, like me, loves to go for long bike rides only to discover that by the end of it your phone is dead? When I get in the car the second thing I do is plug my phone in to maintain its charge. Until now there wasn’t something comparable for my bike, but now there is. A little over a year ago I met...

How a Bike Ride Led Me To Find ‘The Atom’ & Join Siva Cycle’s Board

Last summer was the first that Francois & I started going on long bike rides. It was late August 2013 and he had just come home from three weeks of sleep away fun at Camp Echo where he had finally thrown off his training wheels and wanted to ride, and so we did. That Sunday morning, August 25th bike...

Who Knew That You Can’t Take Photos in an NYC Polling Place?

Despite Johan’s expression in this photo, both boys enjoy joining Alex & me when we go to vote. We all regard voting as a privilege, something that should be taken seriously and an important action in our civic life. As I was lining up to collect my ballot, Alex was right behind me and positioned...

My Neighbours’ Magnolia Trees

Over the last week, we’ve begun to have some Spring weather, finally! That’s brought out the Magnolia buds and then the blooms and here’s a couple of my favorite shots I posted on Instagram. 1st April, 2013 9th April, 2013 10th April, 2013 11th April, 2013 Spread This Around!DiggEmailShare...

13 years ago today…… May 23rd, 1999

In late 2009 I was on the train going from New York City to Washington DC and writing my part of the introduction to our book ‘Little Kids, Big City’ and wrote this: “In February 1999, I moved to Sydney after spending 13 years living in London, to act as a luxury hotel consultant and...

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