Dear Hackney, I would like to thank you for not letting me down. You see, everytime I tell people that I am from Hackney, there is a slight gasp and shudder as they contemplate how on earth I have managed to survive living in such an infamous area. They wonder if I have been…Read more Thanks Hackney
They glide like ghosts In the morning mist Exhaling their way through the streets Creeping up on you Catching you unaware Spinning and weaving their magic As they rattle your mind It's like you're in a video game And they, the reckless characters Who seem to do with everything with such ease But their…Read more Ghosts
I was going to write about how I sped leisurely to university on my lovely new bike looking all brand spanking new and well, unused to be honest. I was going to write about how I got there in record time, beating the buses and even the prediction on Google Maps which said I will…Read more I Was Going To…
Remember that post where I described how I was upset that I hadn't been outside during a rainstorm? Well yesterday, my wish was granted. I was royally, completely and utterly drenched. I was taking my bike to the local Halfords for its six weeks service when the first drops suddenly began to fall. In seconds,…Read more Caught Out In The Beautiful Rain
I recently bought a bike and although I previously had one, that was six years ago when the money came out of my dad's pocket instead of mine. This time round, it is all different so its safe to say that I have learnt a few things. Deciding which bike to buy can be a difficult…Read more My Experience With Biking
It was not the thin wedge of path that I roade upon beside the river, nor was it the approaching joggers or dogs, nor was it the blinding sun that masked objects until they were right in front of me, it wasn't even my out of practice self but what proved to be the greatest…Read more Oh A Very Dangerous Ride Indeed
I guess I can get away with mentioning the World Cup right? Well seeing as it is starting today (Go Brasil!) and it is the only competition that I become truly excited for, even if Brasil do not win. It's a good thing that you can get caught up in the drama of the World…Read more Awaiting Freedom
Students who are looking to work for the first time have all experienced that blank piece of paper which stares at them as they wonder what experience could they possible write about to attract employers. Advisers always say that you must fit the skills you learnt from any activity to match the job being advertised.…Read more Can I Put My Bike Accident On My CV?
I'm not really sure why but when I first bought a bike about six years ago, it seemed like a big deal to my family and relatives. Perhaps it was because living in London, bikes were not so common back then or maybe it was that my family had this built-in fear for bikes with…Read more Oh No, This Again..