Tag: Edinburgh

  • Exhibitions in Edinburgh

    I have been to see three excellent exhibitions that are currently being held in Edinburgh: The Amazing World of M.C. Escher, Photosynthesis: Shedding new light on plants, and Bailey’s Stardust. I would thoroughly recommend going to see them if you can.

  • 20mph limits in towns

    Illustration of reduction in survival rate for pedestrians/cyclists hit by motor vehicles at increasing speed

    As someone who walks and cycles a lot, I support plans for more widespread implementation of 20mph zones in our towns and cities. These should primarily be a place for people, and not dominated by motor vehicles. Pedal on Parliament recently put together a piece to mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, […]

  • Long nights and bright days

    One thing about the long dark winter nights that we get in higher latitudes, is that they rally make you appreciate the bright sunny days. Most of the past few weekends have had periods of brilliant sunshine (even if it was cold) in which I have been out on my bike. There is something almost magical when […]